The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for VCP5 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
England / South East
Rank 392 431 436
Rank change year-on-year +39 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 4 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.027% 0.13% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 12
Median salary £60,000 £43,750 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% -6.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.65%  

VCP5 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 4145 5994 6465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.75% 31.20% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3363 4861 4929
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,583 £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

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VCP5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCP5 in the South East

VCP5
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 in the South East.

Salary trend for VCP5 in the South East

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +34 3 £60,000 +15.38%
Surrey +33 1 £55,000 +22.22%
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Robotics
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) VCP4
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Prism
3 3 (60.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (60.00%) ThinApp
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Logistics
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10

VCP5
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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Robotics
1 3 (60.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) VCP4
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Prism
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp