Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 525 591 623
Rank change year-on-year +66 +32 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 148 515 600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 1.74% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 118 435 475
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £33,375 £21,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £72,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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 9,854 29,535 36,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.58% 23.20% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,440 21,810 27,277
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 2020. 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
London +144 41 £62,500 +4.17% 7
South East +150 36 £45,000 -25.00% 8
North of England +58 26 £46,865 +108.29% 3
Midlands +131 23 £46,250 -11.90% 12
West Midlands +129 21 £45,000 - 9
North West +104 17 £52,500 +13.51% 1
South West +105 15 £45,000 - 12
East of England +107 7 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Yorkshire +42 6 £40,000 +81.82% 1
North East - 3 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands +66 2 £90,000 +71.43% 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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).

1 148 (100.00%) VMware
2 104 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (66.89%) Windows
4 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
5 93 (62.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 80 (54.05%) Azure
7 70 (47.30%) PowerShell
8 69 (46.62%) MCSE
9 68 (45.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 64 (43.24%) Windows Server
11 61 (41.22%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (39.19%) Cisco
13 53 (35.81%) Active Directory
13 53 (35.81%) MCSA
14 52 (35.14%) CCNA
15 51 (34.46%) vSphere
16 50 (33.78%) Linux
17 47 (31.76%) AWS
17 47 (31.76%) Office 365
18 41 (27.70%) SAN
19 37 (25.00%) ITIL
19 37 (25.00%) Firewall
19 37 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 37 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
20 30 (20.27%) Red Hat
21 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (19.59%) Data Centre
22 28 (18.92%) Dell
23 27 (18.24%) Citrix
24 24 (16.22%) Ansible

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 8 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.38%) Confluence
4 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 80 (54.05%) Azure
2 47 (31.76%) AWS
2 47 (31.76%) Office 365
3 20 (13.51%) GCP
4 11 (7.43%) PaaS
5 9 (6.08%) IaaS
6 7 (4.73%) SaaS
7 3 (2.03%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.68%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.70%) SAN
2 37 (25.00%) Firewall
3 23 (15.54%) DNS
4 17 (11.49%) DHCP
5 14 (9.46%) Network Security
6 12 (8.11%) Internet
6 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.08%) VSAN
8 8 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.41%) LAN
8 8 (5.41%) VPN
9 7 (4.73%) iSCSI
9 7 (4.73%) VoIP
9 7 (4.73%) WAN
10 6 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.70%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) JIRA
2 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.35%) FishEye
3 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Back Office
6 2 (1.35%) Law
6 2 (1.35%) Military
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Police
Job Titles
1 62 (41.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (20.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (16.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Support Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) IT Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Architect
10 7 (4.73%) Designer
10 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Consultant
12 5 (3.38%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) LDAP
1 3 (2.03%) WSH
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.68%) COM
3 1 (0.68%) Flash
3 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.59%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.86%) Private Cloud
3 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.46%) Clustering
5 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.05%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.38%) Replication
8 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.03%) iSeries
9 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.03%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.35%) PKI
10 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.68%) iPhone
11 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (66.89%) Windows
2 64 (43.24%) Windows Server
3 50 (33.78%) Linux
4 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.41%) Unix
8 7 (4.73%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (2.03%) HPUX
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.03%) Solaris
11 3 (2.03%) SUSE
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (25.00%) ITIL
3 19 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (10.81%) ITIL V3
4 16 (10.81%) Service Management
5 14 (9.46%) Business Continuity
6 11 (7.43%) Project Management
7 9 (6.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 9 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.08%) Migration
7 9 (6.08%) Patch Management
7 9 (6.08%) Project Delivery
8 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
8 8 (5.41%) High Availability
8 8 (5.41%) IT Strategy
9 7 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.73%) Change Management
9 7 (4.73%) DevOps
9 7 (4.73%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.73%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.30%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.86%) SQL
3 21 (14.19%) Python
4 19 (12.84%) Bash Shell
5 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.05%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (62.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (46.62%) MCSE
3 61 (41.22%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (35.81%) MCSA
5 52 (35.14%) CCNA
6 21 (14.19%) MCITP
7 20 (13.51%) Degree
8 17 (11.49%) CCNP
8 17 (11.49%) RHCE
9 16 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 12 (8.11%) VCAP
11 9 (6.08%) CCA
11 9 (6.08%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (5.41%) MCP
12 8 (5.41%) VCP6
13 6 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (4.05%) VCP5
14 5 (3.38%) CISSP
14 5 (3.38%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) GDPR
2 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 104 (70.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (35.81%) Active Directory
3 51 (34.46%) vSphere
4 37 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 37 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (10.14%) XenApp
6 10 (6.76%) VMware NSX
7 8 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.05%) vCloud
8 6 (4.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.68%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.68%) Docker
10 1 (0.68%) Firmware
10 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (16.22%) Ansible
2 22 (14.86%) Terraform
3 21 (14.19%) Puppet
4 16 (10.81%) SCCM
5 12 (8.11%) vRealize
6 9 (6.08%) vCenter Server
7 7 (4.73%) SCOM
8 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.70%) Kubernetes
11 3 (2.03%) HAProxy
11 3 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (2.03%) WSUS
12 2 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (1.35%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) VMware
2 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
3 58 (39.19%) Cisco
4 30 (20.27%) Red Hat
5 28 (18.92%) Dell
6 27 (18.24%) Citrix
7 18 (12.16%) HP
8 14 (9.46%) IBM
9 13 (8.78%) Brocade
9 13 (8.78%) NetApp
10 12 (8.11%) Veeam
11 10 (6.76%) Juniper
12 9 (6.08%) EMC
12 9 (6.08%) McAfee
12 9 (6.08%) Oracle
13 7 (4.73%) F5
13 7 (4.73%) Meraki
13 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.05%) Hitachi
15 5 (3.38%) CheckPoint