The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VCP4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
UK / England
Rank 815 917 924
Rank change year-on-year +102 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 8 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.019% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Median salary £35,000 £65,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.15% +39.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +39.78%  

VCP4 is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19762 26642 27257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.77% 27.61% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15703 21576 21566
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCP4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VCP4 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 in England.

Salary trend for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCP4 in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VCP4 in England

VCP4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 5 £32,500 -
South East +62 3 £60,000 +14.28%
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing VCP4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VCP4.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (44.44%) VCP5
6 3 (33.33%) Blue Prism
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) ThinApp
6 3 (33.33%) Robotics
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) IBM
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (33.33%) Robotics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Prism
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters