Period
to 25 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 546 690 597
Rank change year-on-year +144 -93 -85
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 608 511 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 507 433 608
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £22,750 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £63,750
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 33,875 39,092 41,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.60% 23.85% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24,751 30,357 32,848
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £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 25 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +56 182 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Midlands +85 146 £43,250 +8.13% 6
North of England +150 127 £33,500 -22.09% 5
West Midlands +44 92 £43,250 +8.13% 4
South East +7 84 £52,500 +36.36% 3
Yorkshire +108 66 £22,000 -37.14% 2
East Midlands +63 54 £40,000 +6.67% 2
East of England +72 47 £45,000 +7.14%
North West +44 42 £42,000 -2.33% 3
South West +18 22 £50,000 +33.33%
North East - 19 £35,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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).

1 608 (100.00%) VMware
2 455 (74.84%) Microsoft
2 455 (74.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 390 (64.14%) MCSE
4 385 (63.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 377 (62.01%) Windows
6 321 (52.80%) Active Directory
7 319 (52.47%) Cisco
8 283 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
9 265 (43.59%) Windows Server
10 227 (37.34%) Citrix
10 227 (37.34%) CCNA
11 191 (31.41%) ITIL
12 190 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 184 (30.26%) Firewall
14 174 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 172 (28.29%) Office 365
15 172 (28.29%) MCSA
16 153 (25.16%) Data Centre
16 153 (25.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 150 (24.67%) DNS
18 143 (23.52%) HP
19 139 (22.86%) vSphere
20 125 (20.56%) MS Exchange
21 124 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
22 119 (19.57%) DHCP
23 116 (19.08%) SAN
24 111 (18.26%) Linux
25 110 (18.09%) Disaster Recovery
25 110 (18.09%) Problem-Solving

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
1 125 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.26%) IIS
5 25 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.62%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.64%) Apache
9 9 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.82%) CMS
11 5 (0.82%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) Confluence
13 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (9.70%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 190 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (28.29%) Office 365
3 80 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.95%) IaaS
5 16 (2.63%) SaaS
6 14 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.81%) GitHub
9 8 (1.32%) PaaS
10 7 (1.15%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.16%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 184 (30.26%) Firewall
2 150 (24.67%) DNS
3 119 (19.57%) DHCP
4 116 (19.08%) SAN
5 88 (14.47%) TCP/IP
6 85 (13.98%) Wireless
7 79 (12.99%) VoIP
8 66 (10.86%) WAN
9 56 (9.21%) VLAN
10 52 (8.55%) ADSL
11 51 (8.39%) LAN
12 50 (8.22%) 3G
12 50 (8.22%) Broadband
13 44 (7.24%) VPN
14 32 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
14 32 (5.26%) Network Security
15 30 (4.93%) iSCSI
16 28 (4.61%) NAS
17 24 (3.95%) MPLS
18 21 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.47%) MySQL
3 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.48%) Power BI
5 7 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) FishEye
3 1 (0.16%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 58 (9.54%) Finance
2 42 (6.91%) Retail
3 12 (1.97%) Aerospace
3 12 (1.97%) Marketing
4 7 (1.15%) Military
5 6 (0.99%) Billing
6 5 (0.82%) Banking
6 5 (0.82%) Legal
7 4 (0.66%) Advertising
7 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 138 (22.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (11.84%) Analyst
3 55 (9.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 55 (9.05%) VMware Engineer
4 54 (8.88%) Technical Support
5 51 (8.39%) Support Analyst
6 48 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 47 (7.73%) Consultant
8 44 (7.24%) Architect
9 43 (7.07%) Technical Analyst
10 42 (6.91%) Support Engineer
10 42 (6.91%) Technical Support Analyst
11 41 (6.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 35 (5.76%) Network Engineer
13 34 (5.59%) Server Engineer
13 34 (5.59%) Team Leader
14 30 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
14 30 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (4.61%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.99%) .NET
1 6 (0.99%) Spring
2 4 (0.66%) Web Services
3 3 (0.49%) LAMP
4 1 (0.16%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.16%) REST
4 1 (0.16%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 153 (25.16%) Data Centre
2 77 (12.66%) Clustering
3 62 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.25%) Replication
5 30 (4.93%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (3.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.47%) Wiki
11 14 (2.30%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.48%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.48%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 6 (0.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 6 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.99%) FMCG
15 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.82%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 377 (62.01%) Windows
2 265 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 174 (28.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (18.26%) Linux
6 48 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 47 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (4.11%) Windows 10
11 18 (2.96%) AIX
12 16 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
13 14 (2.30%) CentOS
14 8 (1.32%) VMS
15 7 (1.15%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.99%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.82%) Unix
18 3 (0.49%) Android
18 3 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (31.41%) ITIL
2 153 (25.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 110 (18.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 110 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (10.03%) Presales
5 60 (9.87%) Mentoring
5 60 (9.87%) Project Management
6 51 (8.39%) Service Management
6 51 (8.39%) Supplier Management
7 43 (7.07%) Change Management
8 41 (6.74%) Line Management
9 37 (6.09%) Business Continuity
10 32 (5.26%) ITIL V3
10 32 (5.26%) Migration
11 28 (4.61%) Problem Management
12 27 (4.44%) Incident Management
13 26 (4.28%) Collaborative Working
13 26 (4.28%) Customer Requirements
13 26 (4.28%) Information Security
13 26 (4.28%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.49%) PowerShell
2 74 (12.17%) SQL
3 22 (3.62%) VBScript
4 19 (3.13%) Python
5 17 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.97%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.81%) C
8 10 (1.64%) VB
9 8 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (0.16%) Korn
10 1 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 455 (74.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 390 (64.14%) MCSE
3 283 (46.55%) Cisco Certification
4 227 (37.34%) CCNA
5 172 (28.29%) MCSA
6 103 (16.94%) MCITP
7 93 (15.30%) CCNP
8 87 (14.31%) VCP6
9 49 (8.06%) RHCE
10 44 (7.24%) Degree
11 43 (7.07%) MCP
12 42 (6.91%) Citrix Certification
13 37 (6.09%) VCAP
14 33 (5.43%) Security Cleared
15 26 (4.28%) CCA
16 23 (3.78%) CCAA
16 23 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (3.78%) VCP5
17 22 (3.62%) CISSP
17 22 (3.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (8.39%) SLA
3 27 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 15 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.14%) GDPR
6 7 (1.15%) COBIT
7 5 (0.82%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (63.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (52.80%) Active Directory
3 139 (22.86%) vSphere
4 105 (17.27%) VMware ESXi
5 101 (16.61%) Hyper-V
6 53 (8.72%) XenApp
7 30 (4.93%) XenDesktop
8 27 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (3.62%) vCloud
10 15 (2.47%) NFS
11 14 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.30%) VMware NSX
12 13 (2.14%) XenServer
13 11 (1.81%) Docker
14 9 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (1.32%) BitLocker
15 8 (1.32%) DFS Replication
16 7 (1.15%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 84 (13.82%) SCCM
2 53 (8.72%) vCenter Server
3 31 (5.10%) WSUS
4 30 (4.93%) SCOM
5 25 (4.11%) SCOrch
6 22 (3.62%) Backup Exec
6 22 (3.62%) Failover Clustering
7 18 (2.96%) Ansible
7 18 (2.96%) vRealize
8 16 (2.63%) Puppet
9 13 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (2.14%) PowerCLI
10 12 (1.97%) SCVMM
11 11 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.64%) Linux-HA
12 10 (1.64%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 608 (100.00%) VMware
2 455 (74.84%) Microsoft
3 319 (52.47%) Cisco
4 227 (37.34%) Citrix
5 143 (23.52%) HP
6 97 (15.95%) NetApp
7 79 (12.99%) Dell
8 63 (10.36%) Nimble Storage
9 62 (10.20%) Meraki
10 59 (9.70%) Aruba
11 58 (9.54%) Veeam
12 50 (8.22%) Polycom
13 49 (8.06%) EMC
14 35 (5.76%) Red Hat
15 30 (4.93%) IBM
16 21 (3.45%) 3PAR
16 21 (3.45%) Ivanti
17 16 (2.63%) Palo Alto
18 15 (2.47%) Brocade
18 15 (2.47%) Fortinet