Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 649 519
Rank change year-on-year +37 -130 -47
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 586 600 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 1.51% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 454 556 891
England median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -5.56%

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 36,364 39,822 47,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.86% 24.37% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27,118 30,776 38,555
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 0 201 £51,750 +3.50% 21
South East +29 137 £39,500 -1.25% 21
East of England +73 94 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North of England +50 60 £37,500 -3.85% 15
Midlands +9 60 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +17 44 £42,500 - 4
South West -23 34 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North West +8 28 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +33 24 £37,500 -3.85% 10
East Midlands -7 16 £32,500 -27.78% 3
North East -3 8 £35,000 +34.62% 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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).

1 586 (100.00%) VMware
2 403 (68.77%) Windows
3 390 (66.55%) Microsoft
4 356 (60.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 347 (59.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 308 (52.56%) Active Directory
6 308 (52.56%) MCSE
7 300 (51.19%) Windows Server
8 245 (41.81%) Cisco
9 226 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
10 201 (34.30%) ITIL
11 184 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 180 (30.72%) Office 365
13 177 (30.20%) Citrix
14 174 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 173 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 168 (28.67%) Firewall
17 156 (26.62%) SAN
18 151 (25.77%) CCNA
18 151 (25.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 143 (24.40%) vSphere
20 141 (24.06%) DNS
21 134 (22.87%) MCSA
22 123 (20.99%) MS Exchange
23 122 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
24 121 (20.65%) CCNP
25 114 (19.45%) DHCP
26 109 (18.60%) Linux
27 108 (18.43%) Data Centre
28 107 (18.26%) Red Hat

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
1 123 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.10%) IIS
5 22 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (3.24%) Skype for Business
8 18 (3.07%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.56%) Apache
10 12 (2.05%) Confluence
11 9 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.85%) nginx
15 3 (0.51%) lighttpd
16 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.34%) CMS
16 2 (0.34%) Commerce Server
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 76 (12.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 184 (31.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (30.72%) Office 365
3 122 (20.82%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (3.41%) IaaS
6 16 (2.73%) GitHub
7 15 (2.56%) SaaS
8 14 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.19%) PaaS
11 6 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.68%) Route 53
12 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 168 (28.67%) Firewall
2 156 (26.62%) SAN
3 141 (24.06%) DNS
4 114 (19.45%) DHCP
5 62 (10.58%) TCP/IP
6 59 (10.07%) WAN
7 58 (9.90%) LAN
8 44 (7.51%) VPN
9 39 (6.66%) Wireshark
10 36 (6.14%) NAS
11 33 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (5.29%) Wireless
13 29 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
14 28 (4.78%) VLAN
15 25 (4.27%) VSAN
16 23 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (3.58%) IPsec
17 21 (3.58%) MPLS
18 19 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.37%) MySQL
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.12%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.05%) JIRA
3 9 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (12.80%) Retail
2 72 (12.29%) Finance
3 17 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.05%) Banking
5 10 (1.71%) German Language
5 10 (1.71%) Italian Language
6 8 (1.37%) Electronics
7 6 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.85%) Advertising
8 5 (0.85%) Games
9 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) French Language
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
11 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 128 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (10.92%) Analyst
3 61 (10.41%) VMware Engineer
4 59 (10.07%) Support Engineer
5 53 (9.04%) Architect
6 46 (7.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
8 38 (6.48%) Consultant
9 37 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 36 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 34 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
13 32 (5.46%) Technical Leader
14 29 (4.95%) Administrator
15 26 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
16 24 (4.10%) Server Engineer
16 24 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
17 23 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 21 (3.58%) SIEM Analyst
18 21 (3.58%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.78%) Web Services
2 10 (1.71%) LAMP
3 9 (1.54%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.37%) Flash
5 7 (1.19%) XMPP
6 4 (0.68%) Spring
7 3 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.34%) .NET
8 2 (0.34%) JSON
9 1 (0.17%) LDAP
9 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.43%) Data Centre
2 63 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (7.17%) Clustering
5 40 (6.83%) Public Cloud
6 32 (5.46%) Replication
7 27 (4.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 26 (4.44%) Driving Licence
9 24 (4.10%) EMC VNX
10 23 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (3.24%) Management Information System
13 18 (3.07%) EMC VMAX
14 17 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
15 16 (2.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 13 (2.22%) Private Cloud
17 11 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
18 7 (1.19%) Computer Science
18 7 (1.19%) DataPower
18 7 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 403 (68.77%) Windows
2 300 (51.19%) Windows Server
3 174 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (18.60%) Linux
6 57 (9.73%) Windows 10
6 57 (9.73%) Windows 7
7 51 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (7.51%) Windows 8
9 43 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (3.24%) Unix
11 16 (2.73%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.54%) CentOS
13 7 (1.19%) Android
13 7 (1.19%) Solaris
14 6 (1.02%) AIX
14 6 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (1.02%) HPUX
15 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (34.30%) ITIL
2 151 (25.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 85 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (9.04%) Mentoring
4 53 (9.04%) Risk Management
5 47 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 45 (7.68%) Information Security
7 44 (7.51%) Data Loss Prevention
7 44 (7.51%) Event Correlation
7 44 (7.51%) Patch Management
7 44 (7.51%) Security Operations
7 44 (7.51%) SIEM
8 43 (7.34%) Project Management
9 38 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
10 37 (6.31%) Service Delivery
11 36 (6.14%) DevOps
11 36 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
12 35 (5.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 34 (5.80%) Migration
13 34 (5.80%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.16%) PowerShell
2 46 (7.85%) Python
2 46 (7.85%) SQL
3 20 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.07%) Perl
4 18 (3.07%) VBScript
5 14 (2.39%) Ruby
6 11 (1.88%) Korn
7 8 (1.37%) C
8 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.85%) Java
10 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 356 (60.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 308 (52.56%) MCSE
3 226 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
4 151 (25.77%) CCNA
5 134 (22.87%) MCSA
6 121 (20.65%) CCNP
7 82 (13.99%) MCITP
8 75 (12.80%) RHCE
9 71 (12.12%) VCAP
10 67 (11.43%) CCIE
11 62 (10.58%) Degree
12 56 (9.56%) MCP
13 54 (9.22%) VCDX
14 51 (8.70%) CISSP
15 45 (7.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 45 (7.68%) CCSP
15 45 (7.68%) SANS
16 44 (7.51%) CCIE Security
16 44 (7.51%) Citrix Certification
16 44 (7.51%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.09%) SLA
2 13 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.88%) GDPR
4 9 (1.54%) COBIT
4 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) PMO
6 2 (0.34%) QA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 347 (59.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 308 (52.56%) Active Directory
3 143 (24.40%) vSphere
4 105 (17.92%) Hyper-V
5 87 (14.85%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (11.95%) XenApp
7 45 (7.68%) XenDesktop
8 36 (6.14%) VMware NSX
9 29 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (4.61%) vCloud
11 23 (3.92%) Docker
12 16 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (2.39%) Terminal Services
13 14 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.71%) Firmware
16 8 (1.37%) BitLocker
17 7 (1.19%) KVM
17 7 (1.19%) XenServer
18 6 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 86 (14.68%) SCCM
2 33 (5.63%) Puppet
3 29 (4.95%) vCenter Server
4 27 (4.61%) RSA Security Analytics
4 27 (4.61%) SCOM
5 23 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (3.58%) Ansible
6 21 (3.58%) vRealize
7 19 (3.24%) WSUS
8 16 (2.73%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
9 15 (2.56%) PowerCLI
9 15 (2.56%) SCOrch
9 15 (2.56%) vMotion
10 12 (2.05%) Terraform
11 10 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.37%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.37%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 586 (100.00%) VMware
2 390 (66.55%) Microsoft
3 245 (41.81%) Cisco
4 177 (30.20%) Citrix
5 107 (18.26%) Red Hat
6 98 (16.72%) HP
7 76 (12.97%) EMC
7 76 (12.97%) NetApp
8 65 (11.09%) Veeam
9 55 (9.39%) Dell
10 37 (6.31%) Splunk
10 37 (6.31%) Symantec
11 35 (5.97%) CommVault
12 27 (4.61%) Google
13 26 (4.44%) Brocade
14 25 (4.27%) 3PAR
15 24 (4.10%) Juniper
15 24 (4.10%) SolarWinds
16 22 (3.75%) IBM
16 22 (3.75%) Ivanti