The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 232 253
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.089% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Median salary - £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -23.07%  

VCAP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1488 1362 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.04% 24.34% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1148 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VCAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCAP in the North West

VCAP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP in the North West.

Salary trend for VCAP in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing VCAP 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 North West region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Document Management
2 3 (75.00%) NCDA
2 3 (75.00%) NCIE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp

VCAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Document Management
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) NCDA
2 3 (75.00%) NCIE
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Draytek
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper