Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 590 631 568
Rank change year-on-year +41 -63 +131
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 150 395 652
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 1.55% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128 328 539
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,775 £30,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,182 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.64% +11.11% +5.88%

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 11,801 25,409 34,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.35% 22.00% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,764 19,278 25,647
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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
South East +124 47 £49,000 +2.62% 11
London +72 33 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Midlands +86 28 £37,500 -11.76% 5
West Midlands +88 27 £37,500 -25.00% 4
North of England +70 22 £56,000 +40.00% 6
North West +75 19 £57,000 +34.12% 4
South West +39 16 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +68 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire +30 3 £27,500 -32.93% 2
East Midlands +44 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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).

1 150 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (72.67%) Microsoft
2 109 (72.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (59.33%) Windows
4 88 (58.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (48.67%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (46.67%) Cisco
7 68 (45.33%) Active Directory
8 65 (43.33%) Azure
9 62 (41.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 61 (40.67%) MCSA
11 60 (40.00%) Windows Server
12 58 (38.67%) MCSE
12 58 (38.67%) PowerShell
13 56 (37.33%) ITIL
13 56 (37.33%) CCNA
14 53 (35.33%) vSphere
15 47 (31.33%) VMware ESXi
15 47 (31.33%) Firewall
16 46 (30.67%) Office 365
17 44 (29.33%) DNS
17 44 (29.33%) SAN
18 42 (28.00%) Citrix
19 40 (26.67%) Linux
20 38 (25.33%) Dell
20 38 (25.33%) Data Centre
21 37 (24.67%) NetApp
21 37 (24.67%) AWS
22 35 (23.33%) DHCP
23 34 (22.67%) XenApp

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 16 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.00%) Confluence
6 2 (1.33%) IIS
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 65 (43.33%) Azure
2 46 (30.67%) Office 365
3 37 (24.67%) AWS
4 11 (7.33%) OpenShift
4 11 (7.33%) PaaS
5 10 (6.67%) GCP
6 9 (6.00%) SaaS
7 7 (4.67%) IaaS
8 6 (4.00%) Mimecast
9 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.33%) Firewall
2 44 (29.33%) DNS
2 44 (29.33%) SAN
3 35 (23.33%) DHCP
4 24 (16.00%) VSAN
5 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.33%) Internet
7 13 (8.67%) VPN
8 12 (8.00%) NAS
9 11 (7.33%) iSCSI
10 10 (6.67%) Network Security
10 10 (6.67%) VLAN
11 9 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (5.33%) MPLS
13 7 (4.67%) BGP
13 7 (4.67%) WAN
14 6 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (4.00%) Kerberos
14 6 (4.00%) LAN
14 6 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (11.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Military
3 4 (2.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.67%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Police
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (16.00%) IT Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (9.33%) Consultant
6 13 (8.67%) Architect
6 13 (8.67%) Server Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Designer
10 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) LDAP
2 3 (2.00%) Web Services
2 3 (2.00%) WSH
3 1 (0.67%) CGI
3 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.33%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.00%) Replication
4 15 (10.00%) Clustering
5 10 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 9 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.33%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.00%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.33%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (1.33%) iSeries
11 2 (1.33%) Reinsurance
11 2 (1.33%) SCADA
11 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.67%) iPhone
12 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (59.33%) Windows
2 60 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 40 (26.67%) Linux
4 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.00%) Android
11 3 (2.00%) Unix
12 2 (1.33%) HPUX
12 2 (1.33%) Solaris
12 2 (1.33%) SUSE
13 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 56 (37.33%) ITIL
3 32 (21.33%) Service Management
4 29 (19.33%) ITIL V3
5 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 17 (11.33%) IT Strategy
7 17 (11.33%) Network Virtualisation
8 16 (10.67%) Migration
9 13 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
10 12 (8.00%) eTOM
10 12 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
11 11 (7.33%) Business Continuity
11 11 (7.33%) High Availability
11 11 (7.33%) Load Balancing
11 11 (7.33%) Requirements Gathering
12 9 (6.00%) DNA
13 8 (5.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.67%) PowerShell
2 27 (18.00%) SQL
3 10 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.33%) Python
6 7 (4.67%) VBScript
7 2 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (58.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (48.67%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (40.67%) MCSA
4 58 (38.67%) MCSE
5 56 (37.33%) CCNA
6 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
7 24 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 21 (14.00%) VCP6
9 20 (13.33%) CCNP
9 20 (13.33%) Degree
10 19 (12.67%) MCITP
11 12 (8.00%) MCP
11 12 (8.00%) NCIE
12 10 (6.67%) NCDA
13 9 (6.00%) DV Cleared
14 8 (5.33%) RHCE
15 7 (4.67%) CISSP
15 7 (4.67%) VCAP
16 6 (4.00%) CCA
16 6 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) GDPR
2 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (72.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (45.33%) Active Directory
3 53 (35.33%) vSphere
4 47 (31.33%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (22.67%) XenApp
6 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
7 24 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
7 24 (16.00%) VMware NSX
7 24 (16.00%) XenDesktop
8 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (4.67%) vCloud
10 6 (4.00%) Firmware
11 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.33%) Docker
11 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) Ansible
2 23 (15.33%) vRealize
3 20 (13.33%) SCCM
4 15 (10.00%) Terraform
5 12 (8.00%) Kubernetes
6 11 (7.33%) HAProxy
6 11 (7.33%) Puppet
6 11 (7.33%) SCOM
7 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
9 4 (2.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (2.67%) WSUS
10 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.00%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.33%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (72.67%) Microsoft
3 70 (46.67%) Cisco
4 42 (28.00%) Citrix
5 38 (25.33%) Dell
6 37 (24.67%) NetApp
7 30 (20.00%) HP
8 24 (16.00%) IBM
8 24 (16.00%) Red Hat
9 22 (14.67%) Veeam
10 20 (13.33%) EMC
11 18 (12.00%) Brocade
11 18 (12.00%) F5
11 18 (12.00%) Oracle
12 13 (8.67%) SolarWinds
13 11 (7.33%) Infoblox
14 9 (6.00%) Juniper
14 9 (6.00%) McAfee
15 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
16 6 (4.00%) CommVault