Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 580 477 602
Rank change year-on-year -103 +125 -99
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 205 448 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.30% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 2.01% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 138 346 299
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 16,034 22,334 25,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.29% 26.36% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11,793 16,292 19,451
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £74,200 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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
South East +30 71 £42,500 -15.00% 12
South West +53 43 £42,500 -30.61% 2
North of England -31 39 £40,000 +24.03% 9
East of England +33 27 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North West +43 22 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire -16 14 £38,750 +76.14% 3
Midlands -87 14 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Scotland +32 9 £38,750 - 2
West Midlands -45 8 £47,500 +9.83% 9
East Midlands -26 6 £40,000 +3.90% 4
North East -7 3 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Wales -4 2 £36,250 -19.44%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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).

1 205 (100.00%) VMware
2 146 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (68.78%) Microsoft
4 138 (67.32%) Windows
5 137 (66.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (52.68%) Cisco
7 99 (48.29%) Cisco Certification
8 97 (47.32%) MCSE
9 88 (42.93%) Windows Server
10 87 (42.44%) CCNA
11 86 (41.95%) Active Directory
12 84 (40.98%) Office 365
13 66 (32.20%) Firewall
14 65 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 63 (30.73%) MCSA
16 61 (29.76%) Hyper-V
17 58 (28.29%) Azure
18 57 (27.80%) Data Centre
19 56 (27.32%) SAN
20 55 (26.83%) Citrix
21 52 (25.37%) ITIL
22 48 (23.41%) vSphere
23 44 (21.46%) Linux
24 42 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
25 40 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
25 40 (19.51%) CCNP
26 39 (19.02%) PowerShell
27 38 (18.54%) Veeam
28 37 (18.05%) AWS
28 37 (18.05%) Degree

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 34 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.85%) IIS
5 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.90%) Apache
7 5 (2.44%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.49%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) assyst
1 4 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (40.98%) Office 365
2 58 (28.29%) Azure
3 37 (18.05%) AWS
4 7 (3.41%) IaaS
5 4 (1.95%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.95%) SaaS
6 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.98%) G Suite
7 2 (0.98%) GitHub
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (32.20%) Firewall
2 56 (27.32%) SAN
3 36 (17.56%) DNS
4 31 (15.12%) WAN
5 30 (14.63%) LAN
6 25 (12.20%) VPN
7 24 (11.71%) DHCP
8 19 (9.27%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (8.29%) SSL
10 15 (7.32%) Wireless
11 12 (5.85%) TCP/IP
12 11 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (4.88%) MPLS
14 9 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (4.39%) Internet
14 9 (4.39%) VoIP
14 9 (4.39%) VSAN
15 8 (3.90%) iSCSI
16 7 (3.41%) NAS
16 7 (3.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.95%) MySQL
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (6.34%) Finance
2 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.46%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (17.07%) Consultant
3 24 (11.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 18 (8.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (7.32%) Analyst
5 15 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
5 15 (7.32%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (5.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.85%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (4.88%) Administrator
8 10 (4.88%) IT Engineer
8 10 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.39%) Architect
9 9 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.44%) LDAP
2 4 (1.95%) jQuery
2 4 (1.95%) RESTful
3 2 (0.98%) .NET
4 1 (0.49%) COM+
4 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 57 (27.80%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.78%) Replication
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.34%) PKI
6 12 (5.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (5.37%) EMC VNX
8 10 (4.88%) Public Cloud
8 10 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.95%) Clustering
9 4 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.46%) AS400
10 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.46%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.46%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (67.32%) Windows
2 88 (42.93%) Windows Server
3 44 (21.46%) Linux
4 42 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (11.22%) Unix
7 15 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 11 (5.37%) Windows 10
9 8 (3.90%) Debian
10 7 (3.41%) Solaris
11 5 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.46%) HPUX
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.98%) CentOS
14 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (25.37%) ITIL
3 40 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (10.24%) Business Continuity
6 16 (7.80%) Mentoring
7 15 (7.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 14 (6.83%) Migration
8 14 (6.83%) Network Design
8 14 (6.83%) Presales
8 14 (6.83%) Project Delivery
9 13 (6.34%) Capacity Management
9 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.34%) Project Management
10 12 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (5.85%) Change Management
10 12 (5.85%) Security Hardening
10 12 (5.85%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.37%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.02%) PowerShell
2 25 (12.20%) SQL
3 12 (5.85%) Python
4 7 (3.41%) Perl
5 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.95%) C++
6 4 (1.95%) PHP
6 4 (1.95%) VB
7 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (66.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (48.29%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (47.32%) MCSE
4 87 (42.44%) CCNA
5 63 (30.73%) MCSA
6 40 (19.51%) CCNP
7 37 (18.05%) Degree
8 31 (15.12%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (13.17%) CCA
10 26 (12.68%) VCP6
11 19 (9.27%) MCP
12 16 (7.80%) MCITP
13 14 (6.83%) Security Cleared
13 14 (6.83%) VCAP
14 12 (5.85%) VCP4
15 11 (5.37%) SC Cleared
16 10 (4.88%) CCIE
17 9 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
18 8 (3.90%) NCDA
19 7 (3.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) GDPR
3 2 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 146 (71.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (41.95%) Active Directory
3 61 (29.76%) Hyper-V
4 48 (23.41%) vSphere
5 25 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (12.20%) XenApp
6 14 (6.83%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 9 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.41%) NFS
10 5 (2.44%) Firmware
10 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.46%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) vRealize
2 12 (5.85%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.37%) WSUS
4 7 (3.41%) Ansible
4 7 (3.41%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.93%) Avamar
5 6 (2.93%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.93%) SCCM
6 5 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.95%) Amdocs OSS
7 4 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.95%) Icinga
7 4 (1.95%) Observium
7 4 (1.95%) PowerCLI
8 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.46%) Puppet
8 3 (1.46%) Terraform
9 2 (0.98%) Nagios
9 2 (0.98%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 205 (100.00%) VMware
2 141 (68.78%) Microsoft
3 108 (52.68%) Cisco
4 55 (26.83%) Citrix
5 38 (18.54%) Veeam
6 33 (16.10%) HP
7 32 (15.61%) NetApp
8 31 (15.12%) Dell
9 21 (10.24%) EMC
10 14 (6.83%) Mitel
10 14 (6.83%) Nimble Storage
11 9 (4.39%) Asigra
11 9 (4.39%) McAfee
12 7 (3.41%) ServiceNow
12 7 (3.41%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.93%) EqualLogic
13 6 (2.93%) Juniper
13 6 (2.93%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.44%) Remedy
14 5 (2.44%) SonicWALL