Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 630 506
Rank change year-on-year +5 -124 -42
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 571 649 1,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 1.59% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 453 594 985
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 37,741 40,698 50,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.83% 24.44% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28,185 31,486 41,074
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -23 209 £55,000 +10.00% 22
South East +24 154 £40,000 - 10
East of England +72 81 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North of England -1 55 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Midlands -24 39 £37,500 -11.76% 12
South West -24 33 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -2 32 £41,250 +2.48% 7
North West -12 32 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire +29 23 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands -13 7 £37,500 -16.67% 5
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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).

1 571 (100.00%) VMware
2 386 (67.60%) Windows
3 354 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 337 (59.02%) Microsoft
5 290 (50.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 286 (50.09%) Active Directory
7 277 (48.51%) Windows Server
8 244 (42.73%) MCSE
9 231 (40.46%) Cisco
10 220 (38.53%) Cisco Certification
11 197 (34.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 193 (33.80%) ITIL
13 183 (32.05%) SAN
14 178 (31.17%) Office 365
15 175 (30.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 174 (30.47%) Citrix
17 168 (29.42%) CCNA
18 164 (28.72%) Firewall
19 154 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 147 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
21 146 (25.57%) Amazon AWS
22 145 (25.39%) vSphere
23 127 (22.24%) Linux
24 121 (21.19%) MS Exchange
25 116 (20.32%) Data Centre
26 115 (20.14%) MCSA
27 104 (18.21%) CCNP
28 103 (18.04%) HP
29 102 (17.86%) Hyper-V
30 99 (17.34%) DNS

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
1 121 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.73%) IIS
4 24 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 21 (3.68%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.80%) Apache
9 14 (2.45%) Tomcat
10 13 (2.28%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.05%) Confluence
12 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.53%) lighttpd
13 3 (0.53%) nginx
14 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 76 (13.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 197 (34.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (31.17%) Office 365
3 146 (25.57%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (2.45%) SaaS
6 12 (2.10%) IaaS
7 11 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.58%) PaaS
10 8 (1.40%) GitHub
11 7 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.18%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.18%) Route 53
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (32.05%) SAN
2 164 (28.72%) Firewall
3 99 (17.34%) DNS
4 80 (14.01%) DHCP
5 47 (8.23%) LAN
5 47 (8.23%) VPN
5 47 (8.23%) WAN
6 46 (8.06%) NAS
7 43 (7.53%) TCP/IP
8 38 (6.65%) Wireless
9 36 (6.30%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (5.78%) Wireshark
11 26 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (4.03%) NetScaler
12 23 (4.03%) Network Security
12 23 (4.03%) VSAN
13 22 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (3.85%) MPLS
14 20 (3.50%) IPsec
15 19 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.05%) MySQL
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.53%) Big Data
8 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) AutoIt
General
1 81 (14.19%) Finance
2 52 (9.11%) Retail
3 34 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.03%) German Language
5 22 (3.85%) Banking
5 22 (3.85%) Italian Language
6 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) French Language
10 3 (0.53%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
11 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 2 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 149 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 75 (13.13%) VMware Engineer
3 64 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 48 (8.41%) Architect
5 47 (8.23%) Analyst
6 43 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (6.83%) Consultant
9 38 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 35 (6.13%) IT Engineer
11 34 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (5.60%) Technical Leader
13 31 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
14 30 (5.25%) Server Engineer
15 26 (4.55%) Technical Architect
16 24 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 23 (4.03%) Administrator
18 22 (3.85%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.60%) Web Services
2 14 (2.45%) Flash
3 10 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.75%) XMPP
4 6 (1.05%) LAMP
5 5 (0.88%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.53%) LDAP
6 3 (0.53%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.35%) JSON
7 2 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 116 (20.32%) Data Centre
2 60 (10.51%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.83%) Public Cloud
5 37 (6.48%) Replication
6 28 (4.90%) Driving Licence
6 28 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 27 (4.73%) Clustering
8 26 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
9 21 (3.68%) Management Information System
10 20 (3.50%) Computer Science
10 20 (3.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 18 (3.15%) EMC VNX
12 13 (2.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 12 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (1.75%) DataPower
16 9 (1.58%) CMDB
16 9 (1.58%) FlexPod
17 8 (1.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 386 (67.60%) Windows
2 277 (48.51%) Windows Server
3 154 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (22.24%) Linux
6 55 (9.63%) Windows 7
7 51 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 42 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (6.65%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (3.85%) Unix
11 22 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.45%) Android
13 11 (1.93%) AIX
13 11 (1.93%) CentOS
14 8 (1.40%) Solaris
15 7 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.05%) HPUX
17 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (33.80%) ITIL
2 175 (30.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 74 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (9.98%) Presales
5 55 (9.63%) Service Delivery
6 53 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (7.36%) Migration
8 37 (6.48%) Information Security
9 34 (5.95%) DevOps
9 34 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 34 (5.95%) Project Management
10 33 (5.78%) Change Management
10 33 (5.78%) Data Loss Prevention
10 33 (5.78%) SIEM
11 32 (5.60%) Event Correlation
11 32 (5.60%) Network Design
11 32 (5.60%) Security Operations
12 31 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (5.43%) Load Balancing
12 31 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.29%) PowerShell
2 34 (5.95%) Python
2 34 (5.95%) SQL
3 14 (2.45%) Bash Shell
3 14 (2.45%) Perl
3 14 (2.45%) VBScript
4 13 (2.28%) Ruby
5 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.75%) Java
7 9 (1.58%) C
8 3 (0.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.18%) Go
9 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 290 (50.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 244 (42.73%) MCSE
3 220 (38.53%) Cisco Certification
4 168 (29.42%) CCNA
5 115 (20.14%) MCSA
6 104 (18.21%) CCNP
7 74 (12.96%) Degree
7 74 (12.96%) VCAP
8 68 (11.91%) MCITP
9 64 (11.21%) CCIE
10 63 (11.03%) MCP
11 61 (10.68%) Citrix Certification
12 57 (9.98%) RHCE
13 54 (9.46%) CCA
14 53 (9.28%) VCDX
15 37 (6.48%) CISSP
16 35 (6.13%) EMC Certification
17 32 (5.60%) CCSP
17 32 (5.60%) GCWN
17 32 (5.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.73%) SLA
2 14 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.75%) GDPR
4 6 (1.05%) GCP
5 4 (0.70%) COBIT
5 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.53%) COSHH
6 3 (0.53%) PMO
6 3 (0.53%) QA
6 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 354 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 286 (50.09%) Active Directory
3 145 (25.39%) vSphere
4 102 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 67 (11.73%) VMware ESXi
5 67 (11.73%) XenApp
6 35 (6.13%) XenDesktop
7 34 (5.95%) VMware NSX
8 33 (5.78%) Virtual Machines
9 29 (5.08%) vCloud
10 21 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (2.98%) Terminal Services
12 15 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (2.28%) Docker
14 12 (2.10%) Firmware
15 7 (1.23%) KVM
15 7 (1.23%) Xen
16 6 (1.05%) LXC
16 6 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (14.19%) SCCM
2 31 (5.43%) SCOM
3 30 (5.25%) vCenter Server
4 28 (4.90%) Puppet
5 26 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (3.68%) vRealize
7 20 (3.50%) RSA Security Analytics
8 19 (3.33%) WSUS
9 16 (2.80%) NetBackup
9 16 (2.80%) vMotion
10 14 (2.45%) EMC VPLEX
10 14 (2.45%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.93%) Ansible
12 10 (1.75%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.75%) Cacti
12 10 (1.75%) PowerCLI
12 10 (1.75%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.40%) AirWatch
15 6 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 571 (100.00%) VMware
2 337 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 231 (40.46%) Cisco
4 174 (30.47%) Citrix
5 103 (18.04%) HP
6 93 (16.29%) NetApp
7 85 (14.89%) Red Hat
8 82 (14.36%) EMC
9 58 (10.16%) Veeam
10 56 (9.81%) Dell
11 41 (7.18%) Splunk
12 37 (6.48%) Google
13 34 (5.95%) CommVault
14 31 (5.43%) Symantec
15 29 (5.08%) Juniper
16 28 (4.90%) F5
17 22 (3.85%) Avaya
17 22 (3.85%) Brocade
17 22 (3.85%) Ivanti
18 21 (3.68%) SolarWinds