Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 822 515 588
Rank change year-on-year -307 +73 +48
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 173 157 525
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.61% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 118 124 445
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £46,865 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.03% -6.27% +16.28%
75th Percentile £61,188 £56,563 £62,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £46,865 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.03% -6.27% +16.28%

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 23,004 9,738 29,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 21.88% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13,378 7,540 22,027
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -85 59 £55,000 +22.22% 10
West Midlands -94 51 £55,000 +29.41% 4
London -242 44 £50,000 -20.00% 10
East of England -82 23 £56,250 +32.35% 6
South West -91 17 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South East -178 17 £47,500 +5.56% 5
North of England -136 13 £52,500 +12.03% 17
North West -106 10 £52,500 - 13
East Midlands -72 8 £53,750 -40.28% 6
Yorkshire -113 2 £41,250 +3.13% 2
North East -31 1 £47,500 +26.67% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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
2 132 (76.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (75.14%) Microsoft
4 119 (68.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 107 (61.85%) Windows
6 89 (51.45%) MCSE
7 88 (50.87%) Active Directory
8 86 (49.71%) MCSA
9 83 (47.98%) Azure
9 83 (47.98%) Windows Server
10 61 (35.26%) Hyper-V
11 58 (33.53%) ITIL
11 58 (33.53%) Microsoft 365
12 51 (29.48%) Cisco
13 48 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (27.75%) Data Centre
14 47 (27.17%) PowerShell
15 46 (26.59%) Citrix
15 46 (26.59%) vSphere
15 46 (26.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 44 (25.43%) CCNA
17 43 (24.86%) SAN
18 42 (24.28%) MCP
19 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
20 40 (23.12%) Management Information System
20 40 (23.12%) Social Skills
21 39 (22.54%) AWS
22 37 (21.39%) DHCP
22 37 (21.39%) DNS
23 32 (18.50%) Linux

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 18 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.89%) IIS
4 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.89%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.73%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.16%) nginx
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (47.98%) Azure
2 58 (33.53%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (22.54%) AWS
4 18 (10.40%) IaaS
5 11 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (4.62%) Mimecast
6 8 (4.62%) SaaS
7 7 (4.05%) GCP
8 5 (2.89%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (1.73%) Azure Storage
10 3 (1.73%) PaaS
11 2 (1.16%) Azure Service Bus
11 2 (1.16%) Boomi
11 2 (1.16%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.58%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.86%) SAN
2 37 (21.39%) DHCP
2 37 (21.39%) DNS
3 29 (16.76%) Firewall
4 21 (12.14%) VPN
5 20 (11.56%) NAS
5 20 (11.56%) VLAN
6 17 (9.83%) VSAN
7 15 (8.67%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (5.20%) MPLS
8 9 (5.20%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (4.62%) SSL
9 8 (4.62%) WAN
10 7 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (4.05%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.05%) LAN
10 7 (4.05%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.89%) Skype
12 3 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 40 (23.12%) Social Skills
2 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.94%) Documentation Skills
4 10 (5.78%) Finance
4 10 (5.78%) Presentation Skills
4 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.89%) Games
6 4 (2.31%) Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.73%) Law
7 3 (1.73%) Military
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
8 2 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (21.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (18.50%) Consultant
3 27 (15.61%) Architect
4 24 (13.87%) Infrastructure Architect
5 22 (12.72%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 22 (12.72%) Technical Architect
5 22 (12.72%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (9.83%) Cloud Consultant
7 14 (8.09%) Administrator
7 14 (8.09%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 11 (6.36%) VMware Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (5.20%) IT Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) SAN Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.16%) WSH
2 2 (1.16%) YAML
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) LDAP
3 1 (0.58%) Spine.js
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.75%) Data Centre
2 40 (23.12%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.72%) Legacy Systems
4 13 (7.51%) Public Cloud
4 13 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (6.36%) HP Storage
6 10 (5.78%) Replication
7 9 (5.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (4.05%) Driving Licence
8 7 (4.05%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.31%) Biotechnology
9 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.73%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.73%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.16%) Clustering
11 2 (1.16%) IBM XIV
11 2 (1.16%) iPhone
11 2 (1.16%) PKI
12 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (61.85%) Windows
2 83 (47.98%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.50%) Linux
4 20 (11.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (10.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 18 (10.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.09%) Unix
8 9 (5.20%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.58%) Android
12 1 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.53%) ITIL
2 46 (26.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (13.29%) Change Management
4 23 (13.29%) Server Management
5 19 (10.98%) Project Delivery
6 18 (10.40%) Problem Management
7 17 (9.83%) Project Management
8 16 (9.25%) Proactive Management
9 14 (8.09%) Incident Management
9 14 (8.09%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.09%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 10 (5.78%) Migration
12 9 (5.20%) Process Improvement
12 9 (5.20%) Security Hardening
13 8 (4.62%) Capacity Management
13 8 (4.62%) Data Privacy
13 8 (4.62%) Information Security
13 8 (4.62%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 47 (27.17%) PowerShell
2 31 (17.92%) SQL
3 11 (6.36%) Python
4 7 (4.05%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.05%) VBScript
5 5 (2.89%) VB
6 4 (2.31%) Java
7 2 (1.16%) Go
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (68.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (51.45%) MCSE
3 86 (49.71%) MCSA
4 48 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (25.43%) CCNA
6 42 (24.28%) MCP
7 32 (18.50%) Security Cleared
8 27 (15.61%) SC Cleared
9 25 (14.45%) Degree
9 25 (14.45%) VCP6
10 23 (13.29%) DV Cleared
11 20 (11.56%) CCNP
12 12 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (6.94%) VCAP
13 10 (5.78%) NCSIE
13 10 (5.78%) VCP5
14 9 (5.20%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (4.62%) CCA
16 7 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (4.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.29%) SLA
2 10 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) NCSC
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 132 (76.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (50.87%) Active Directory
3 61 (35.26%) Hyper-V
4 46 (26.59%) vSphere
5 24 (13.87%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (13.29%) XenApp
7 15 (8.67%) VMware NSX
8 9 (5.20%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.31%) vCloud
10 4 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) SCCM
2 13 (7.51%) Terraform
3 9 (5.20%) Ansible
4 8 (4.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 7 (4.05%) SCOM
6 6 (3.47%) Puppet
6 6 (3.47%) vRealize
7 5 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.89%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.31%) WSUS
9 3 (1.73%) Avamar
9 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.73%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) VMware
2 130 (75.14%) Microsoft
3 51 (29.48%) Cisco
4 46 (26.59%) Citrix
5 30 (17.34%) HP
6 29 (16.76%) NetApp
7 22 (12.72%) Veeam
8 20 (11.56%) EMC
9 18 (10.40%) Dell
10 17 (9.83%) Aruba
10 17 (9.83%) Nimble Storage
11 12 (6.94%) ServiceNow
12 11 (6.36%) Meraki
13 10 (5.78%) Sophos
14 8 (4.62%) IBM
14 8 (4.62%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.89%) Avaya
15 5 (2.89%) SAP
16 4 (2.31%) CommVault
16 4 (2.31%) Varonis