Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 584 656 541
Rank change year-on-year +72 -115 -51
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 638 582 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.45% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 498 532 793
England median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,975 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 35,567 40,136 45,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.90% 24.01% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26,378 31,090 36,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55% +0.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +71 205 £52,000 +4.00% 17
South East -8 117 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Midlands +49 114 £42,500 +6.25% 18
North of England +64 87 £35,000 -6.67% 13
East of England +66 84 £45,000 -10.00% 8
West Midlands +28 70 £42,875 +7.19% 11
East Midlands +31 44 £38,000 -5.00% 7
North West +26 37 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Yorkshire +53 34 £22,000 -47.93% 5
South West -11 29 £60,000 +50.00% 10
North East +12 16 £35,000 +34.62% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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).

1 638 (100.00%) VMware
2 436 (68.34%) Microsoft
3 431 (67.55%) Windows
4 416 (65.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 391 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 370 (57.99%) MCSE
7 330 (51.72%) Active Directory
8 320 (50.16%) Windows Server
9 291 (45.61%) Cisco
10 251 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
11 216 (33.86%) Citrix
12 201 (31.50%) ITIL
13 186 (29.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 185 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 174 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 170 (26.65%) Office 365
17 168 (26.33%) DNS
17 168 (26.33%) Firewall
18 166 (26.02%) CCNA
19 164 (25.71%) vSphere
20 148 (23.20%) Data Centre
21 145 (22.73%) SAN
22 142 (22.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 134 (21.00%) CCNP
24 131 (20.53%) HP
24 131 (20.53%) DHCP
25 130 (20.38%) MCSA
26 127 (19.91%) MS Exchange
27 117 (18.34%) Hyper-V
28 116 (18.18%) Amazon AWS

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
1 127 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.55%) IIS
4 29 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 22 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.04%) Apache
8 12 (1.88%) Confluence
8 12 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.94%) CMS
9 6 (0.94%) Commerce Server
9 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) nginx
13 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.16%) lighttpd
Applications
1 77 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 185 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 170 (26.65%) Office 365
3 116 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (4.39%) IaaS
6 23 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (3.13%) SaaS
8 19 (2.98%) GitHub
9 11 (1.72%) PaaS
10 8 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.63%) Route 53
12 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 168 (26.33%) DNS
1 168 (26.33%) Firewall
2 145 (22.73%) SAN
3 131 (20.53%) DHCP
4 89 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 76 (11.91%) WAN
6 70 (10.97%) LAN
7 46 (7.21%) VPN
8 44 (6.90%) VLAN
9 43 (6.74%) Wireless
10 36 (5.64%) VoIP
11 33 (5.17%) VSAN
12 29 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (4.55%) Wireshark
13 28 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (4.08%) NAS
15 24 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 24 (3.76%) Network Security
16 22 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.35%) MySQL
4 12 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.88%) JIRA
4 7 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (12.07%) Retail
2 72 (11.29%) Finance
3 9 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.25%) Billing
4 8 (1.25%) Electronics
5 6 (0.94%) Banking
5 6 (0.94%) Multimedia
6 5 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.31%) Games
7 2 (0.31%) German Language
7 2 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.31%) Legal
7 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.16%) French Language
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Law
8 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (12.70%) Analyst
3 72 (11.29%) VMware Engineer
4 61 (9.56%) Architect
5 51 (7.99%) Systems Engineer
6 50 (7.84%) Consultant
7 44 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 40 (6.27%) Support Engineer
9 31 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (4.86%) Administrator
9 31 (4.86%) Support Analyst
9 31 (4.86%) Technical Support
9 31 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.39%) Technical Leader
11 26 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
11 26 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 26 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
12 24 (3.76%) IT Engineer
13 23 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.92%) Web Services
2 11 (1.72%) LAMP
3 6 (0.94%) .NET
3 6 (0.94%) Spring
4 5 (0.78%) Flash
5 3 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.16%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.16%) XMPP
6 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 148 (23.20%) Data Centre
2 67 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (9.25%) Clustering
4 52 (8.15%) Public Cloud
5 43 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (5.33%) Replication
7 30 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 24 (3.76%) Management Information System
9 23 (3.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 23 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
9 23 (3.61%) EMC VNX
10 17 (2.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 16 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (2.35%) Driving Licence
12 15 (2.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 12 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (1.88%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
15 9 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 9 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 431 (67.55%) Windows
2 320 (50.16%) Windows Server
3 186 (29.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 174 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (17.87%) Linux
6 61 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (8.62%) Windows 7
8 48 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (7.52%) Windows 10
9 45 (7.05%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.66%) Unix
11 12 (1.88%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.57%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (1.25%) CentOS
13 8 (1.25%) Solaris
13 8 (1.25%) VMS
14 7 (1.10%) AIX
15 6 (0.94%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.94%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (31.50%) ITIL
2 142 (22.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 84 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (10.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 69 (10.82%) Mentoring
5 52 (8.15%) Risk Management
6 50 (7.84%) Patch Management
7 49 (7.68%) Project Management
8 42 (6.58%) Presales
9 40 (6.27%) Data Loss Prevention
9 40 (6.27%) Event Correlation
9 40 (6.27%) Load Balancing
9 40 (6.27%) Security Operations
9 40 (6.27%) SIEM
10 39 (6.11%) Customer Requirements
10 39 (6.11%) Service Management
11 36 (5.64%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (5.64%) Information Security
11 36 (5.64%) Migration
12 35 (5.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (11.91%) PowerShell
2 61 (9.56%) SQL
3 48 (7.52%) Python
4 21 (3.29%) Bash Shell
5 20 (3.13%) VBScript
6 13 (2.04%) Perl
7 11 (1.72%) C
7 11 (1.72%) Korn
8 9 (1.41%) Ruby
9 8 (1.25%) VB
10 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) Java
12 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 416 (65.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 370 (57.99%) MCSE
3 251 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (26.02%) CCNA
5 134 (21.00%) CCNP
6 130 (20.38%) MCSA
7 101 (15.83%) MCITP
8 80 (12.54%) RHCE
9 75 (11.76%) VCAP
10 65 (10.19%) VCP6
11 55 (8.62%) Degree
12 51 (7.99%) CCIE
13 49 (7.68%) MCP
14 48 (7.52%) CISSP
15 42 (6.58%) VCDX
16 41 (6.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 41 (6.43%) CCSP
16 41 (6.43%) SANS
17 40 (6.27%) CCIE Security
17 40 (6.27%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (10.82%) SLA
2 27 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.51%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.41%) COBIT
5 9 (1.41%) GDPR
6 3 (0.47%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) QA
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 391 (61.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 164 (25.71%) vSphere
4 117 (18.34%) Hyper-V
5 112 (17.55%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (10.97%) XenApp
7 48 (7.52%) XenDesktop
8 37 (5.80%) VMware NSX
9 26 (4.08%) vCloud
10 24 (3.76%) Docker
10 24 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (2.04%) XenServer
14 12 (1.88%) NFS
15 10 (1.57%) BitLocker
15 10 (1.57%) Terminal Services
16 8 (1.25%) LXC
17 6 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (13.64%) SCCM
2 51 (7.99%) vCenter Server
3 36 (5.64%) Puppet
4 31 (4.86%) SCOM
4 31 (4.86%) SCOrch
5 30 (4.70%) Ansible
6 28 (4.39%) vRealize
7 24 (3.76%) WSUS
8 23 (3.61%) RSA Security Analytics
9 20 (3.13%) Backup Exec
10 19 (2.98%) PowerCLI
11 14 (2.19%) vMotion
12 12 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (1.88%) NetBackup
12 12 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (1.88%) Terraform
13 10 (1.57%) EMC VPLEX
13 10 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 638 (100.00%) VMware
2 436 (68.34%) Microsoft
3 291 (45.61%) Cisco
4 216 (33.86%) Citrix
5 131 (20.53%) HP
6 96 (15.05%) Red Hat
7 93 (14.58%) NetApp
8 77 (12.07%) EMC
9 72 (11.29%) Dell
10 71 (11.13%) Veeam
11 35 (5.49%) Nimble Storage
12 34 (5.33%) Symantec
13 27 (4.23%) 3PAR
14 26 (4.08%) CommVault
15 25 (3.92%) IBM
15 25 (3.92%) Splunk
16 22 (3.45%) Brocade
16 22 (3.45%) Google
16 22 (3.45%) Ivanti
17 20 (3.13%) Meraki