Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 783 572 586
Rank change year-on-year -211 +14 +95
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 169 209 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.45% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 111 151 516
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,625 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +3.83% +5.78%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%

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 20,762 14,415 32,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.82% 22.14% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12,496 10,869 24,216
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Midlands -55 50 £47,500 +5.56% 14
West Midlands -47 42 £47,500 +26.67% 10
London -157 42 £60,000 - 9
East of England -13 24 £52,500 +23.53% 4
South East -94 23 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North of England -80 15 £52,500 +22.09% 8
North West -42 13 £52,500 - 3
South West -66 13 £47,500 +23.38% 8
East Midlands -45 8 £45,000 -11.76% 4
Yorkshire -56 2 £42,500 +41.67% 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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).

1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 124 (73.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (71.60%) Microsoft
4 102 (60.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 98 (57.99%) Windows
6 89 (52.66%) Azure
7 87 (51.48%) Active Directory
8 76 (44.97%) Data Centre
9 69 (40.83%) MCSE
10 68 (40.24%) MCSA
11 62 (36.69%) Windows Server
12 58 (34.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 58 (34.32%) AWS
12 58 (34.32%) Cisco
12 58 (34.32%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (34.32%) Hyper-V
13 53 (31.36%) vSphere
14 52 (30.77%) PowerShell
14 52 (30.77%) Citrix
15 49 (28.99%) CCNA
16 47 (27.81%) SAN
17 46 (27.22%) Microsoft 365
18 45 (26.63%) ITIL
19 44 (26.04%) Social Skills
20 41 (24.26%) SQL
21 39 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
22 34 (20.12%) NetApp
23 32 (18.93%) Firewall
23 32 (18.93%) DHCP
23 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared

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 17 (10.06%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.96%) IIS
4 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (52.66%) Azure
2 58 (34.32%) AWS
3 46 (27.22%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (13.61%) IaaS
5 10 (5.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.33%) GCP
6 9 (5.33%) Mimecast
7 8 (4.73%) OneDrive
7 8 (4.73%) OpenShift
8 6 (3.55%) SaaS
9 5 (2.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 5 (2.96%) Azure Storage
10 3 (1.78%) PaaS
11 2 (1.18%) Azure Service Bus
11 2 (1.18%) Boomi
11 2 (1.18%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.59%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.81%) SAN
2 32 (18.93%) DHCP
2 32 (18.93%) Firewall
3 27 (15.98%) DNS
4 21 (12.43%) NAS
5 19 (11.24%) VLAN
5 19 (11.24%) VSAN
6 16 (9.47%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (7.10%) VPN
8 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.73%) SSL
11 6 (3.55%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.55%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.96%) MPLS
12 5 (2.96%) Skype
12 5 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.37%) Network Security
13 4 (2.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
5 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MSI
General
1 44 (26.04%) Social Skills
2 24 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.88%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.10%) Finance
5 10 (5.92%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (4.73%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (4.14%) Military
8 5 (2.96%) Games
8 5 (2.96%) Law
8 5 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (2.37%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.78%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (1.18%) Banking
11 2 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.18%) Legal
11 2 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (29.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.57%) Consultant
3 24 (14.20%) Architect
4 21 (12.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 19 (11.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 18 (10.65%) Technical Architect
6 18 (10.65%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (10.06%) Support Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) IT Engineer
9 13 (7.69%) Administrator
9 13 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
9 13 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) IT Support
11 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Analyst
11 10 (5.92%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (5.33%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) LDAP
2 4 (2.37%) .NET
3 3 (1.78%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.18%) YAML
5 1 (0.59%) COM
5 1 (0.59%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 76 (44.97%) Data Centre
2 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.65%) Legacy Systems
4 15 (8.88%) Private Cloud
5 12 (7.10%) Public Cloud
6 11 (6.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (5.33%) HP Storage
8 9 (5.33%) Replication
9 6 (3.55%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.78%) Clustering
11 3 (1.78%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.18%) iPhone
13 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.59%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.59%) PMI
13 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (57.99%) Windows
2 62 (36.69%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.57%) Linux
4 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2019
5 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (7.69%) Unix
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.55%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.78%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (26.63%) ITIL
3 39 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (14.20%) Migration
5 22 (13.02%) Server Management
6 19 (11.24%) Project Management
7 15 (8.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 14 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (7.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 12 (7.10%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.51%) Data Migration
10 11 (6.51%) DNA
10 11 (6.51%) Patch Management
11 10 (5.92%) Network Virtualisation
12 9 (5.33%) Converged Infrastructure
12 9 (5.33%) Line Management
12 9 (5.33%) Requirements Gathering
13 8 (4.73%) eTOM
13 8 (4.73%) Security Hardening
14 7 (4.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 41 (24.26%) SQL
3 10 (5.92%) Python
4 9 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.33%) VBScript
5 5 (2.96%) VB
6 4 (2.37%) Java
7 2 (1.18%) Go
8 1 (0.59%) C#
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 102 (60.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (40.83%) MCSE
3 68 (40.24%) MCSA
4 58 (34.32%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (28.99%) CCNA
6 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
7 30 (17.75%) CCNP
7 30 (17.75%) VCP6
8 29 (17.16%) SC Cleared
9 25 (14.79%) Degree
9 25 (14.79%) DV Cleared
10 24 (14.20%) MCP
11 20 (11.83%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (8.28%) MCITP
13 9 (5.33%) NCSIE
13 9 (5.33%) RHCE
14 8 (4.73%) CCA
14 8 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (3.55%) VCP5
16 4 (2.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.14%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.37%) PMO
4 3 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 124 (73.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (51.48%) Active Directory
3 58 (34.32%) Hyper-V
4 53 (31.36%) vSphere
5 30 (17.75%) XenApp
6 24 (14.20%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (12.43%) XenDesktop
8 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (7.10%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (6.51%) VMware NSX
10 7 (4.14%) vCloud
11 6 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.78%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (11.24%) Ansible
2 18 (10.65%) vRealize
3 14 (8.28%) SCCM
4 12 (7.10%) Terraform
5 11 (6.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 10 (5.92%) vCenter Server
7 9 (5.33%) HAProxy
7 9 (5.33%) Kubernetes
8 8 (4.73%) Puppet
8 8 (4.73%) SCOM
9 5 (2.96%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (2.37%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.37%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.37%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (2.37%) WSUS
11 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (1.78%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 121 (71.60%) Microsoft
3 58 (34.32%) Cisco
4 52 (30.77%) Citrix
5 34 (20.12%) NetApp
6 31 (18.34%) HP
6 31 (18.34%) Veeam
7 26 (15.38%) Dell
8 25 (14.79%) EMC
9 22 (13.02%) Nimble Storage
10 18 (10.65%) Red Hat
11 17 (10.06%) Aruba
12 15 (8.88%) IBM
13 13 (7.69%) Sophos
14 11 (6.51%) Meraki
15 10 (5.92%) F5
15 10 (5.92%) Ivanti
15 10 (5.92%) Oracle
16 9 (5.33%) Infoblox
17 7 (4.14%) 3PAR