The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
England / South East
Rank 398 451 457
Rank change year-on-year +53 +6  
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% 0.100% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £38,750 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.51% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -22.72% -8.33%  

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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4112 6008 6421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.78% 31.28% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3324 4870 4913
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

VCAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VCAP in the South East

VCAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware