Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 637 659 562
Rank change year-on-year +22 -97 +126
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 173 301 631
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.33% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 117 233 525
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +4.65%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £67,300 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,229 22,593 34,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.63% 21.56% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10,711 17,063 25,146
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,375 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,960 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England.

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the England region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +92 55 £42,500 -2.86% 3
London +32 38 £57,500 - 6
Midlands +53 34 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +55 28 £37,500 +25.00% 2
North of England +24 23 £57,000 +52.00% 9
North West +42 22 £57,000 +26.67% 3
South West -26 11 £42,750 +14.00% 4
East of England +47 10 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East Midlands +17 6 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire +6 1 £42,500 +13.33% 5
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 173 (100.00%) VMware
2 124 (71.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (68.79%) Microsoft
4 101 (58.38%) Windows
5 98 (56.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
7 87 (50.29%) Azure
8 79 (45.66%) Cisco Certification
9 74 (42.77%) Cisco
10 69 (39.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 66 (38.15%) ITIL
12 64 (36.99%) Citrix
12 64 (36.99%) PowerShell
12 64 (36.99%) Windows Server
13 63 (36.42%) MCSE
14 61 (35.26%) MCSA
15 59 (34.10%) CCNA
15 59 (34.10%) vSphere
15 59 (34.10%) Data Centre
16 53 (30.64%) VMware ESXi
16 53 (30.64%) Microsoft 365
17 52 (30.06%) AWS
18 48 (27.75%) DNS
19 47 (27.17%) XenApp
19 47 (27.17%) Hyper-V
20 46 (26.59%) SAN
21 42 (24.28%) DHCP
22 41 (23.70%) Dell
23 40 (23.12%) Firewall
23 40 (23.12%) Problem-Solving

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring 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 16 (9.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (50.29%) Azure
2 53 (30.64%) Microsoft 365
3 52 (30.06%) AWS
4 18 (10.40%) OpenShift
5 11 (6.36%) GCP
5 11 (6.36%) IaaS
6 7 (4.05%) Mimecast
7 5 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.89%) PaaS
7 5 (2.89%) SaaS
8 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.73%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (27.75%) DNS
2 46 (26.59%) SAN
3 42 (24.28%) DHCP
4 40 (23.12%) Firewall
5 32 (18.50%) VSAN
6 20 (11.56%) NAS
7 17 (9.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.36%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (6.36%) VPN
9 9 (5.20%) VLAN
10 8 (4.62%) Internet
11 7 (4.05%) MPLS
12 6 (3.47%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.47%) Network Security
13 5 (2.89%) BGP
13 5 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.89%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.89%) WAN
14 4 (2.31%) LAN
15 3 (1.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 24 (13.87%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.36%) Military
3 8 (4.62%) Finance
4 6 (3.47%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.73%) Law
5 3 (1.73%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (34.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (16.76%) IT Engineer
3 26 (15.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (10.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.83%) Consultant
6 14 (8.09%) Design Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (6.94%) Service Desk Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (6.36%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) VMware Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.98%) LDAP
2 5 (2.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) CGI
3 1 (0.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 59 (34.10%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.40%) Replication
4 16 (9.25%) Private Cloud
5 14 (8.09%) Clustering
6 12 (6.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.31%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.16%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (1.16%) SCADA
11 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (58.38%) Windows
2 64 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.50%) Linux
4 17 (9.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.09%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (6.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.16%) Android
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.16%) Unix
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (38.15%) ITIL
3 40 (23.12%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (17.34%) Service Management
5 27 (15.61%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 23 (13.29%) Migration
7 22 (12.72%) ITIL V3
8 21 (12.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (12.14%) Load Balancing
8 21 (12.14%) Network Virtualisation
9 19 (10.98%) Converged Infrastructure
9 19 (10.98%) Requirements Gathering
10 18 (10.40%) eTOM
11 13 (7.51%) High Availability
12 11 (6.36%) IT Strategy
13 10 (5.78%) Change Control
13 10 (5.78%) Patch Management
13 10 (5.78%) Problem Management
13 10 (5.78%) Server Virtualisation
14 9 (5.20%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.99%) PowerShell
2 31 (17.92%) SQL
3 10 (5.78%) Bash Shell
3 10 (5.78%) Python
4 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.47%) VBScript
5 2 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 98 (56.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (45.66%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (36.42%) MCSE
4 61 (35.26%) MCSA
5 59 (34.10%) CCNA
6 33 (19.08%) CCNP
7 27 (15.61%) Security Cleared
8 26 (15.03%) VCP6
9 23 (13.29%) SC Cleared
10 19 (10.98%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (10.98%) Degree
10 19 (10.98%) MCITP
11 14 (8.09%) DV Cleared
12 11 (6.36%) NCDA
13 10 (5.78%) RHCE
14 9 (5.20%) NCIE
15 7 (4.05%) CCA
15 7 (4.05%) CISSP
15 7 (4.05%) MCP
16 5 (2.89%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) PMO
2 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (71.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (52.02%) Active Directory
3 59 (34.10%) vSphere
4 53 (30.64%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (27.17%) Hyper-V
5 47 (27.17%) XenApp
6 33 (19.08%) XenDesktop
7 28 (16.18%) Virtual Servers
8 24 (13.87%) VMware NSX
9 23 (13.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (6.94%) vCloud
11 5 (2.89%) Firmware
12 4 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.73%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.58%) Docker
15 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (19.65%) Ansible
1 34 (19.65%) vRealize
2 21 (12.14%) SCCM
3 19 (10.98%) HAProxy
4 18 (10.40%) Kubernetes
5 15 (8.67%) Terraform
6 12 (6.94%) Puppet
6 12 (6.94%) SCOM
7 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.47%) WSUS
9 5 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.89%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.31%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (2.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.73%) Sysprep
12 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
12 2 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) VMware
2 119 (68.79%) Microsoft
3 74 (42.77%) Cisco
4 64 (36.99%) Citrix
5 41 (23.70%) Dell
6 39 (22.54%) NetApp
7 31 (17.92%) Red Hat
7 31 (17.92%) Veeam
8 26 (15.03%) HP
8 26 (15.03%) IBM
9 24 (13.87%) EMC
9 24 (13.87%) F5
10 21 (12.14%) Oracle
11 19 (10.98%) Infoblox
12 13 (7.51%) SolarWinds
13 12 (6.94%) Brocade
14 10 (5.78%) Ivanti
14 10 (5.78%) McAfee
15 8 (4.62%) Juniper
15 8 (4.62%) Symantec