Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 474 585 526
Rank change year-on-year +111 -59 -92
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 434 349 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.52% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.43% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 372 280 414
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,250 £27,750 £30,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22,177 24,352 25,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.67% 24.49% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15,851 18,198 20,361
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,950 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK excluding London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK excluding London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK excluding London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
North of England +167 202 £24,500 -38.75% 10
Yorkshire +114 133 £22,000 -43.23% 3
South East -32 83 £55,000 +46.67% 14
Midlands +75 72 £47,500 +22.58% 14
North West +40 68 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +46 52 £46,250 +15.63% 7
East of England +60 47 £53,750 +26.47% 11
East Midlands +42 20 £52,500 +40.00% 7
South West +9 20 £41,000 -3.53% 8
Isle of Man - 9 £51,000 -
Wales +16 1 £50,000 +25.00%
North East - 1 £24,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 434 (100.00%) VMware
2 347 (79.95%) Microsoft
3 346 (79.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 316 (72.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 281 (64.75%) MCSE
6 276 (63.59%) Cisco
7 269 (61.98%) Cisco Certification
8 267 (61.52%) Active Directory
9 251 (57.83%) CCNA
10 212 (48.85%) Windows
11 195 (44.93%) Citrix
12 190 (43.78%) Firewall
13 181 (41.71%) Data Centre
14 168 (38.71%) ITIL
15 141 (32.49%) Windows Server
16 140 (32.26%) MCITP
17 139 (32.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 129 (29.72%) MCSA
19 127 (29.26%) Wireless
20 126 (29.03%) VoIP
21 123 (28.34%) Meraki
22 120 (27.65%) Office 365
23 117 (26.96%) Aruba
24 107 (24.65%) Polycom
24 107 (24.65%) ADSL
24 107 (24.65%) Broadband
24 107 (24.65%) 3G
24 107 (24.65%) Supplier Management
25 102 (23.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 97 (22.35%) DNS

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 60 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (5.30%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.38%) IIS
6 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 139 (32.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (27.65%) Office 365
3 57 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.46%) IaaS
6 10 (2.30%) SaaS
7 5 (1.15%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.15%) PaaS
7 5 (1.15%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 190 (43.78%) Firewall
2 127 (29.26%) Wireless
3 126 (29.03%) VoIP
4 107 (24.65%) 3G
4 107 (24.65%) ADSL
4 107 (24.65%) Broadband
5 97 (22.35%) DNS
6 88 (20.28%) SAN
7 81 (18.66%) DHCP
8 30 (6.91%) iSCSI
9 25 (5.76%) TCP/IP
10 24 (5.53%) NAS
11 23 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
12 22 (5.07%) VPN
13 21 (4.84%) LAN
14 20 (4.61%) VLAN
15 19 (4.38%) WAN
16 18 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (4.15%) VSAN
17 16 (3.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.15%) Power BI
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) GitLab
1 1 (0.23%) GoCD
1 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (3.69%) Finance
2 11 (2.53%) Retail
3 10 (2.30%) Marketing
4 6 (1.38%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.38%) Military
4 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.15%) Law
6 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 103 (23.73%) Analyst
2 101 (23.27%) Support Analyst
3 93 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 91 (20.97%) Technical Analyst
4 91 (20.97%) Technical Support Analyst
5 75 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (15.44%) Consultant
7 64 (14.75%) 1st Line Support
7 64 (14.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 64 (14.75%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 46 (10.60%) IT Engineer
9 37 (8.53%) Support Engineer
10 35 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
11 34 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 33 (7.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 28 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 28 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 26 (5.99%) 2nd Line Technical Support
14 26 (5.99%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.00%) Web Services
2 12 (2.76%) Flash
3 6 (1.38%) LDAP
4 3 (0.69%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.23%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.23%) OAuth
5 1 (0.23%) SAML
5 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 181 (41.71%) Data Centre
2 46 (10.60%) Replication
3 18 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.69%) Clustering
5 15 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.46%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.76%) FlexPod
7 8 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.84%) User Experience
8 7 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.15%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.15%) PKI
9 5 (1.15%) PlayStation
9 5 (1.15%) Xbox
10 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.69%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.69%) NHS
12 1 (0.23%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 212 (48.85%) Windows
2 141 (32.49%) Windows Server
3 91 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (13.59%) Linux
6 45 (10.37%) Windows 7
7 25 (5.76%) Unix
7 25 (5.76%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.23%) AIX
8 14 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
9 12 (2.76%) Windows 10
10 11 (2.53%) CentOS
11 7 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) SUSE
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (38.71%) ITIL
2 107 (24.65%) Supplier Management
3 102 (23.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 72 (16.59%) Presales
5 58 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (11.98%) Project Management
7 44 (10.14%) Change Management
8 35 (8.06%) Migration
9 27 (6.22%) Mentoring
10 26 (5.99%) Problem Management
11 23 (5.30%) Business Continuity
12 22 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (5.07%) PRINCE2
12 22 (5.07%) Service Management
13 20 (4.61%) ITIL V3
14 18 (4.15%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.92%) Change Control
15 17 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (3.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 34 (7.83%) SQL
3 19 (4.38%) C
4 17 (3.92%) VBScript
5 11 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.84%) Python
7 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.15%) PHP
8 5 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) Java
9 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 346 (79.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 281 (64.75%) MCSE
3 269 (61.98%) Cisco Certification
4 251 (57.83%) CCNA
5 140 (32.26%) MCITP
6 129 (29.72%) MCSA
7 44 (10.14%) CCNP
8 34 (7.83%) VCP6
9 33 (7.60%) Degree
9 33 (7.60%) MCP
10 30 (6.91%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (5.99%) Security Cleared
12 20 (4.61%) SSCP
13 15 (3.46%) CCA
13 15 (3.46%) CCAA
14 14 (3.23%) VCAP
15 13 (3.00%) SC Cleared
16 12 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (2.53%) CCSP
18 10 (2.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (22.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (17.28%) ISO 9001
3 41 (9.45%) SLA
4 12 (2.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 316 (72.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (61.52%) Active Directory
3 93 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 37 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (8.53%) vSphere
5 32 (7.37%) XenApp
6 26 (5.99%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (3.23%) VMware NSX
9 12 (2.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (2.76%) NFS
10 8 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.61%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.38%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.15%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.23%) Docker
14 1 (0.23%) Firmware
14 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (10.83%) SCCM
2 22 (5.07%) SCOM
2 22 (5.07%) WSUS
3 15 (3.46%) vRealize
4 12 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (2.30%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.30%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.84%) PowerCLI
7 8 (1.84%) Puppet
8 7 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.38%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.69%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.23%) Ansible
13 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 434 (100.00%) VMware
2 347 (79.95%) Microsoft
3 276 (63.59%) Cisco
4 195 (44.93%) Citrix
5 123 (28.34%) Meraki
6 117 (26.96%) Aruba
7 107 (24.65%) Polycom
8 82 (18.89%) HP
9 71 (16.36%) NetApp
10 51 (11.75%) Nimble Storage
11 40 (9.22%) Dell
11 40 (9.22%) Veeam
12 17 (3.92%) Palo Alto
13 15 (3.46%) Mitel
14 14 (3.23%) 3PAR
14 14 (3.23%) Fortinet
14 14 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.23%) SonicWALL
15 12 (2.76%) EMC
16 11 (2.53%) CheckPoint