Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 601 563 705
Rank change year-on-year -38 +142 -103
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 245 601 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.83% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 180 515 432
Median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,150 £62,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17,477 32,829 38,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.67% 24.87% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12,798 23,509 29,048
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,271
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.48% +9.49%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +86 106 £57,500 +9.52% 3
South East +89 48 £41,250 -25.00% 4
North of England -43 28 £37,500 +57.89% 5
Midlands +19 26 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +26 22 £37,500 -16.67% 3
East of England +49 19 £40,000 -17.95% 1
South West +76 18 £37,500 -8.54% 2
North West +49 17 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -17 6 £30,000 +36.36% 1
North East +11 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +37 4 £48,000 +3.23% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 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).

1 245 (100.00%) VMware
2 191 (77.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (68.98%) Windows
4 155 (63.27%) Microsoft
5 135 (55.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 130 (53.06%) Active Directory
7 125 (51.02%) Office 365
8 121 (49.39%) Azure
9 118 (48.16%) Windows Server
10 112 (45.71%) MCSE
11 100 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 92 (37.55%) Cisco
13 86 (35.10%) AWS
14 85 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
15 81 (33.06%) PowerShell
16 80 (32.65%) CCNA
17 77 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
18 76 (31.02%) ITIL
19 70 (28.57%) MCSA
19 70 (28.57%) vSphere
20 69 (28.16%) Citrix
20 69 (28.16%) SAN
21 63 (25.71%) Hyper-V
22 60 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 60 (24.49%) Linux
23 54 (22.04%) Firewall
24 52 (21.22%) Finance
25 49 (20.00%) XenApp
26 48 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
27 47 (19.18%) Data Centre

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 37 (15.10%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.94%) Skype for Business
4 15 (6.12%) IIS
5 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.86%) Confluence
8 6 (2.45%) Apache
8 6 (2.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) assyst
1 4 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 125 (51.02%) Office 365
2 121 (49.39%) Azure
3 86 (35.10%) AWS
4 16 (6.53%) GCP
5 12 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.90%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (4.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (4.49%) IaaS
7 7 (2.86%) PaaS
7 7 (2.86%) SaaS
8 6 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.45%) GitHub
9 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.41%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.16%) SAN
2 54 (22.04%) Firewall
3 35 (14.29%) DNS
4 30 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 29 (11.84%) DHCP
6 22 (8.98%) VPN
7 21 (8.57%) LAN
8 20 (8.16%) WAN
9 18 (7.35%) Skype
10 14 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (5.71%) VoIP
11 11 (4.49%) Network Security
11 11 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (4.49%) VLAN
12 9 (3.67%) MPLS
12 9 (3.67%) Wireless
13 8 (3.27%) VSAN
14 7 (2.86%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.86%) OSPF
14 7 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.04%) MySQL
7 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.49%) JIRA
2 10 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.41%) FishEye
6 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (21.22%) Finance
2 14 (5.71%) Advertising
3 12 (4.90%) Banking
4 6 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.04%) Law
5 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.22%) Back Office
6 3 (1.22%) Legal
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Local Government
7 2 (0.82%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 85 (34.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (14.29%) Administrator
2 35 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (12.65%) IT Engineer
4 27 (11.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (11.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (10.61%) VMware Engineer
6 24 (9.80%) Support Engineer
7 23 (9.39%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.76%) Consultant
9 18 (7.35%) IT Support
10 17 (6.94%) Wintel Administrator
10 17 (6.94%) Wintel Systems Administrator
11 15 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
11 15 (6.12%) Server Engineer
12 14 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (4.49%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.45%) Web Services
2 4 (1.63%) jQuery
2 4 (1.63%) RESTful
3 1 (0.41%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.41%) Flash
3 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.76%) Clustering
3 17 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.94%) Replication
4 16 (6.53%) Private Cloud
5 14 (5.71%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.45%) Life Science
7 6 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.63%) PKI
9 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.82%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 2 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 169 (68.98%) Windows
2 118 (48.16%) Windows Server
3 60 (24.49%) Linux
3 60 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (13.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 28 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.90%) Unix
6 12 (4.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (4.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (3.27%) CentOS
9 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.04%) Debian
12 4 (1.63%) Solaris
13 3 (1.22%) HPUX
13 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 77 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
3 76 (31.02%) ITIL
4 27 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (9.80%) Server Hardening
6 20 (8.16%) Project Delivery
6 20 (8.16%) Project Management
6 20 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
7 18 (7.35%) Computer Science
8 17 (6.94%) Business Continuity
9 16 (6.53%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 14 (5.71%) Change Control
11 14 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (4.90%) Line Management
13 12 (4.90%) Load Balancing
14 11 (4.49%) Change Management
15 10 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.06%) PowerShell
2 45 (18.37%) SQL
3 25 (10.20%) Bash Shell
3 25 (10.20%) Python
4 5 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.04%) Korn
4 5 (2.04%) PHP
5 4 (1.63%) C++
5 4 (1.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (55.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (45.71%) MCSE
3 85 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (32.65%) CCNA
5 70 (28.57%) MCSA
6 39 (15.92%) CCNP
7 31 (12.65%) Degree
8 23 (9.39%) MCITP
8 23 (9.39%) VCAP
9 15 (6.12%) CCA
9 15 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (6.12%) VCDX
10 13 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (5.31%) MCP
10 13 (5.31%) VCP5
11 12 (4.90%) RHCE
12 11 (4.49%) NCDA
13 9 (3.67%) RHCSA
13 9 (3.67%) Security Cleared
14 8 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 191 (77.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 70 (28.57%) vSphere
4 63 (25.71%) Hyper-V
5 49 (20.00%) XenApp
6 48 (19.59%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (10.61%) XenDesktop
8 23 (9.39%) Terminal Server
9 15 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.45%) NFS
11 6 (2.45%) vCloud
11 6 (2.45%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (2.04%) VMware NSX
13 3 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.22%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.82%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 2 (0.82%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 39 (15.92%) SCCM
2 27 (11.02%) SCOM
3 26 (10.61%) Puppet
4 21 (8.57%) Ansible
5 20 (8.16%) Terraform
6 18 (7.35%) vCenter Server
7 13 (5.31%) Avamar
8 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (4.49%) vRealize
9 10 (4.08%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.63%) Amdocs OSS
10 4 (1.63%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (1.63%) Icinga
10 4 (1.63%) Observium
10 4 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.63%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.63%) WSUS
11 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.22%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 245 (100.00%) VMware
2 155 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 92 (37.55%) Cisco
4 69 (28.16%) Citrix
5 36 (14.69%) Veeam
6 35 (14.29%) HP
7 30 (12.24%) EMC
8 29 (11.84%) Dell
8 29 (11.84%) Red Hat
9 21 (8.57%) NetApp
10 20 (8.16%) AppDynamics
11 15 (6.12%) CommVault
11 15 (6.12%) Google
12 11 (4.49%) Oracle
13 10 (4.08%) Atlassian
14 9 (3.67%) EqualLogic
15 8 (3.27%) Hitachi
15 8 (3.27%) Nimble Storage
16 7 (2.86%) CheckPoint
16 7 (2.86%) Juniper