Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 598 498
Rank change year-on-year -94 -100 -44
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 510 656 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 1.63% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 420 583 952
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £30,050
90th Percentile £68,875 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +2.27%

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 38,355 40,312 51,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.81% 24.88% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29,083 31,710 41,742
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,658
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.55% +3.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -67 188 £55,000 +10.55% 20
South East +16 125 £38,500 -3.75% 14
East of England +22 67 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Midlands -12 58 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +9 47 £40,000 - 2
North of England -67 42 £42,500 +3.66% 15
South West -11 32 £42,500 +21.43% 8
North West -37 27 £43,000 +4.24% 6
Yorkshire -4 15 £40,000 -9.09% 8
East Midlands -16 11 £37,500 -16.67% 4
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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).

1 510 (100.00%) VMware
2 333 (65.29%) Windows
3 330 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 276 (54.12%) Microsoft
5 237 (46.47%) Windows Server
6 233 (45.69%) Active Directory
7 229 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 198 (38.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 192 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
10 190 (37.25%) Cisco
11 184 (36.08%) MCSE
12 171 (33.53%) ITIL
13 158 (30.98%) CCNA
13 158 (30.98%) Citrix
14 148 (29.02%) SAN
15 147 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
16 145 (28.43%) Office 365
17 142 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 135 (26.47%) Firewall
19 126 (24.71%) Linux
20 123 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
21 122 (23.92%) vSphere
22 110 (21.57%) MS Exchange
23 105 (20.59%) Hyper-V
24 104 (20.39%) Data Centre
25 94 (18.43%) NetApp
26 89 (17.45%) MCSA
27 82 (16.08%) Finance
28 78 (15.29%) HP
28 78 (15.29%) PowerShell

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
1 110 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.71%) OpenStack
5 23 (4.51%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.53%) IIS
7 17 (3.33%) Apache
7 17 (3.33%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.55%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.39%) lighttpd
12 2 (0.39%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 198 (38.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (28.82%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (28.43%) Office 365
4 30 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (4.31%) SaaS
6 20 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.94%) IaaS
8 13 (2.55%) PaaS
9 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.59%) GitHub
10 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.20%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (29.02%) SAN
2 135 (26.47%) Firewall
3 65 (12.75%) DNS
4 55 (10.78%) DHCP
5 43 (8.43%) NAS
6 40 (7.84%) LAN
6 40 (7.84%) VPN
6 40 (7.84%) WAN
7 39 (7.65%) Wireless
8 32 (6.27%) TCP/IP
9 31 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (5.10%) Network Security
11 21 (4.12%) Wireshark
12 18 (3.53%) MPLS
13 17 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (3.14%) VSAN
15 15 (2.94%) IPsec
15 15 (2.94%) VLAN
16 14 (2.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.59%) Big Data
5 3 (0.59%) MySQL
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) AutoIt
General
1 82 (16.08%) Finance
2 36 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.90%) Banking
4 24 (4.71%) German Language
5 22 (4.31%) Italian Language
6 18 (3.53%) Retail
7 9 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.18%) Legal
10 5 (0.98%) Electronics
11 4 (0.78%) Back Office
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) Games
11 4 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.59%) Marketing
13 2 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.39%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 133 (26.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 83 (16.27%) VMware Engineer
3 71 (13.92%) Support Engineer
4 48 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 44 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (7.45%) Architect
7 37 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (6.86%) Consultant
8 35 (6.86%) IT Engineer
9 33 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 33 (6.47%) Server Engineer
9 33 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
10 31 (6.08%) Cloud Architect
11 30 (5.88%) Analyst
12 27 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (5.10%) IT Support
14 25 (4.90%) Technical Specialist
15 24 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (4.71%) Technical Architect
16 23 (4.51%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.86%) Web Services
2 11 (2.16%) Flash
3 10 (1.96%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.96%) XMPP
4 4 (0.78%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.59%) LDAP
6 2 (0.39%) JSON
6 2 (0.39%) LAMP
6 2 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.20%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 53 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (6.67%) Replication
4 33 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.27%) Computer Science
5 32 (6.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 26 (5.10%) Public Cloud
7 24 (4.71%) Clustering
7 24 (4.71%) Management Information System
8 23 (4.51%) EMC VMAX
9 20 (3.92%) CMDB
9 20 (3.92%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.94%) EMC VNX
11 11 (2.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 10 (1.96%) DataPower
12 10 (1.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 9 (1.76%) FlexPod
14 7 (1.37%) PKI
14 7 (1.37%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 333 (65.29%) Windows
2 237 (46.47%) Windows Server
3 142 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 126 (24.71%) Linux
5 123 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 38 (7.45%) Windows 10
8 21 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.53%) CentOS
10 16 (3.14%) AIX
11 14 (2.75%) Android
12 12 (2.35%) Unix
13 11 (2.16%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.98%) VMS
16 4 (0.78%) Solaris
17 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (33.53%) ITIL
2 75 (14.71%) Presales
3 62 (12.16%) Service Delivery
4 55 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (7.06%) Project Management
8 35 (6.86%) DevOps
9 33 (6.47%) Change Management
10 31 (6.08%) Information Security
11 30 (5.88%) Migration
12 27 (5.29%) Line Management
13 25 (4.90%) Network Design
14 24 (4.71%) Patch Management
15 23 (4.51%) Decision-Making
15 23 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 23 (4.51%) Proactive Management
15 23 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (4.31%) Incident Management
17 21 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.29%) PowerShell
2 40 (7.84%) SQL
3 26 (5.10%) Python
4 17 (3.33%) Perl
4 17 (3.33%) Ruby
5 16 (3.14%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.94%) Java
7 10 (1.96%) C
8 9 (1.76%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.57%) VBScript
10 2 (0.39%) Go
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 229 (44.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
3 184 (36.08%) MCSE
4 158 (30.98%) CCNA
5 89 (17.45%) MCSA
6 75 (14.71%) CCNP
7 72 (14.12%) Degree
8 70 (13.73%) Citrix Certification
9 63 (12.35%) CCA
9 63 (12.35%) MCP
10 59 (11.57%) MCITP
10 59 (11.57%) VCAP
11 51 (10.00%) CCIE
12 43 (8.43%) RHCE
13 37 (7.25%) VCDX
14 34 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 33 (6.47%) VCP6
16 30 (5.88%) EMC Certification
17 24 (4.71%) CISSP
17 24 (4.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.63%) SLA
2 20 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.37%) GDPR
4 3 (0.59%) COSHH
4 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.59%) QA
4 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 330 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (45.69%) Active Directory
3 122 (23.92%) vSphere
4 105 (20.59%) Hyper-V
5 60 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (9.61%) XenApp
7 40 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (5.69%) VMware NSX
9 27 (5.29%) vCloud
10 21 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (3.53%) XenDesktop
12 14 (2.75%) Terminal Services
12 14 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (2.35%) Firmware
14 7 (1.37%) Xen
15 6 (1.18%) Docker
16 4 (0.78%) KVM
16 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
17 3 (0.59%) NFS
18 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 70 (13.73%) SCCM
2 39 (7.65%) SCOM
2 39 (7.65%) vCenter Server
3 22 (4.31%) vRealize
4 21 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 20 (3.92%) Puppet
5 20 (3.92%) SCVMM
6 19 (3.73%) NetBackup
7 18 (3.53%) WSUS
8 14 (2.75%) SCOrch
9 13 (2.55%) Backup Exec
10 12 (2.35%) vMotion
11 11 (2.16%) RSA Security Analytics
12 10 (1.96%) Cacti
12 10 (1.96%) PowerCLI
12 10 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 9 (1.76%) EMC VPLEX
14 8 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 8 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 510 (100.00%) VMware
2 276 (54.12%) Microsoft
3 190 (37.25%) Cisco
4 158 (30.98%) Citrix
5 94 (18.43%) NetApp
6 78 (15.29%) HP
7 63 (12.35%) Red Hat
8 60 (11.76%) EMC
9 45 (8.82%) Dell
10 44 (8.63%) Veeam
11 37 (7.25%) Google
12 35 (6.86%) Juniper
13 34 (6.67%) F5
14 32 (6.27%) Splunk
15 26 (5.10%) CommVault
15 26 (5.10%) Symantec
16 23 (4.51%) IBM
16 23 (4.51%) Ivanti
17 22 (4.31%) Palo Alto
17 22 (4.31%) SolarWinds