Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 543 484
Rank change year-on-year -117 -59 -47
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 535 759 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.77% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 476 678 1,059
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.73% -3.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £29,600
90th Percentile £65,625 £63,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -2.30% -3.33%

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 38,304 42,842 53,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.59% 25.71% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29,952 34,246 43,249
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -19 206 £50,000 - 29
South East -64 132 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Midlands +30 94 £40,000 - 7
West Midlands +32 81 £40,000 - 6
East of England -26 44 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West -15 36 £37,500 +4.17% 10
North of England -55 28 £38,000 +1.33% 8
North West -32 20 £38,000 -1.30% 2
East Midlands +6 13 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +15 6 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North East -38 2 £26,000 +4.00% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 535 (100.00%) VMware
2 429 (80.19%) Windows
3 364 (68.04%) Microsoft
4 331 (61.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 285 (53.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 285 (53.27%) Windows Server
6 237 (44.30%) MCSE
7 232 (43.36%) Cisco
8 217 (40.56%) Active Directory
9 211 (39.44%) Citrix
10 203 (37.94%) SAN
11 202 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 165 (30.84%) MS Exchange
13 164 (30.65%) Office 365
14 157 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
15 152 (28.41%) Hyper-V
16 145 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 132 (24.67%) CCNA
18 129 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 127 (23.74%) ITIL
19 127 (23.74%) Firewall
20 115 (21.50%) Citrix Certification
21 112 (20.93%) Linux
22 107 (20.00%) vSphere
23 103 (19.25%) CCA
24 101 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
25 100 (18.69%) VMware ESXi
26 99 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
27 98 (18.32%) HP
28 94 (17.57%) SQL

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
1 165 (30.84%) MS Exchange
2 101 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 99 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (9.72%) SharePoint
5 44 (8.22%) IIS
6 36 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (5.05%) Skype for Business
8 24 (4.49%) Apache
9 23 (4.30%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.50%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.19%) nginx
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 164 (30.65%) Office 365
2 129 (24.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.80%) SaaS
5 13 (2.43%) IaaS
5 13 (2.43%) PaaS
6 11 (2.06%) Mimecast
7 9 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 203 (37.94%) SAN
2 127 (23.74%) Firewall
3 76 (14.21%) DNS
4 63 (11.78%) DHCP
5 56 (10.47%) WAN
6 55 (10.28%) iSCSI
6 55 (10.28%) NAS
7 49 (9.16%) LAN
8 40 (7.48%) VPN
9 35 (6.54%) TCP/IP
9 35 (6.54%) VoIP
10 29 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (5.42%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (4.67%) MPLS
11 25 (4.67%) NetScaler
12 24 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (4.30%) Ethernet
13 23 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (4.11%) VLAN
15 18 (3.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.93%) MySQL
4 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (7.48%) Finance
2 18 (3.36%) Banking
3 14 (2.62%) Law
4 12 (2.24%) Advertising
5 9 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.93%) Legal
7 4 (0.75%) Retail
8 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 139 (25.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (16.45%) VMware Engineer
3 86 (16.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 73 (13.64%) Consultant
5 70 (13.08%) Support Engineer
6 41 (7.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 38 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 32 (5.98%) IT Engineer
8 32 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (5.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 27 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (4.49%) Architect
12 24 (4.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.49%) Storage Engineer
13 23 (4.30%) Analyst
14 22 (4.11%) Server Engineer
14 22 (4.11%) VMware Support Engineer
15 21 (3.93%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.05%) Web Services
2 8 (1.50%) XMPP
3 6 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.19%) WSH
5 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.89%) Data Centre
2 62 (11.59%) Clustering
3 41 (7.66%) Replication
4 28 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 13 (2.43%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.24%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.50%) CMDB
10 8 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.31%) PKI
11 7 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (0.93%) DataPower
13 4 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 429 (80.19%) Windows
2 285 (53.27%) Windows Server
3 202 (37.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (27.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (20.93%) Linux
6 72 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (5.61%) Windows 7
9 28 (5.23%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.80%) CentOS
11 9 (1.68%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.50%) Debian
13 7 (1.31%) AIX
13 7 (1.31%) Unix
13 7 (1.31%) VMS
14 6 (1.12%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (23.74%) ITIL
2 80 (14.95%) Presales
3 48 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (8.04%) Service Delivery
5 40 (7.48%) Migration
6 32 (5.98%) Line Management
7 30 (5.61%) Project Management
8 28 (5.23%) Change Management
9 26 (4.86%) Configuration Management
10 24 (4.49%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.74%) High Availability
11 20 (3.74%) Server Building
12 19 (3.55%) ITIL V3
13 18 (3.36%) Time Management
14 17 (3.18%) Business Continuity
14 17 (3.18%) CRM
14 17 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (2.99%) Change Control
15 16 (2.99%) Information Security
15 16 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.57%) SQL
2 70 (13.08%) PowerShell
3 37 (6.92%) Perl
4 30 (5.61%) Python
5 28 (5.23%) Java
6 24 (4.49%) Ruby
7 16 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.43%) VBScript
9 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.12%) C
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 285 (53.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 237 (44.30%) MCSE
3 157 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (24.67%) CCNA
5 115 (21.50%) Citrix Certification
6 103 (19.25%) CCA
7 92 (17.20%) MCSA
8 78 (14.58%) MCITP
9 62 (11.59%) CCNP
10 55 (10.28%) MCP
11 47 (8.79%) Degree
12 46 (8.60%) RHCE
13 43 (8.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (7.10%) VCP5
15 27 (5.05%) VCAP
16 25 (4.67%) RHCSA
17 23 (4.30%) VCP6
18 22 (4.11%) CCIE
19 16 (2.99%) CISSP
19 16 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.61%) SLA
2 10 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.93%) QA
4 3 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 331 (61.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (40.56%) Active Directory
3 152 (28.41%) Hyper-V
4 107 (20.00%) vSphere
5 100 (18.69%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (14.21%) XenApp
7 27 (5.05%) Terminal Services
8 26 (4.86%) XenDesktop
9 17 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.62%) VMware NSX
11 13 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.43%) vCloud
12 9 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.93%) XenServer
14 4 (0.75%) NFS
14 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.56%) Firmware
15 3 (0.56%) KVM
16 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 68 (12.71%) vCenter Server
2 66 (12.34%) SCCM
3 62 (11.59%) Backup Exec
4 37 (6.92%) Puppet
5 34 (6.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 33 (6.17%) SCOM
7 32 (5.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 32 (5.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 23 (4.30%) vRealize
9 18 (3.36%) WSUS
10 13 (2.43%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.50%) SCVMM
11 8 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.93%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 535 (100.00%) VMware
2 364 (68.04%) Microsoft
3 232 (43.36%) Cisco
4 211 (39.44%) Citrix
5 98 (18.32%) HP
6 81 (15.14%) NetApp
7 74 (13.83%) Juniper
8 68 (12.71%) Red Hat
8 68 (12.71%) Veeam
9 53 (9.91%) Symantec
10 49 (9.16%) Veritas
11 41 (7.66%) Dell
12 37 (6.92%) EMC
13 35 (6.54%) F5
14 34 (6.36%) Forcepoint
15 32 (5.98%) Altiris
16 30 (5.61%) SonicWALL
17 28 (5.23%) IBM
18 23 (4.30%) Google
19 22 (4.11%) EqualLogic