The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VCAP 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 Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK
Rank 828 917 919
Rank change year-on-year +89 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 29 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 28
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,600 £100,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.93% -10.41%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

VCAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VCAP in the UK

VCAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCAP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VCAP in the UK

VCAP
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK 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
England +98 29 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Birmingham - 11 - -
West Midlands - 11 - -
London +60 6 £52,500 -8.69% 1
North West -14 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Manchester -17 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Salford - 3 £35,000 -
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +55 2 £38,750 -20.51%
South West - 2 £64,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £38,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 -
Bristol - 2 £64,000 -
East of England +22 1 £64,000 -1.53%
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £64,000 -
Northwich - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £64,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for VCAP.

1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (71.70%) MCSE
3 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (69.81%) Data Centre
4 29 (54.72%) Public Cloud
5 28 (52.83%) VMware
6 27 (50.94%) Project Management
6 27 (50.94%) Presales
7 26 (49.06%) VCDX
8 25 (47.17%) MCP
8 25 (47.17%) Business Development
8 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (47.17%) Customer Requirements
9 24 (45.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (39.62%) Degree
11 20 (37.74%) Time Management
12 19 (35.85%) Line Management
13 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
14 16 (30.19%) Cisco
14 16 (30.19%) Citrix
15 15 (28.30%) vSphere
16 14 (26.42%) SAN
17 12 (22.64%) NetApp
17 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
18 11 (20.75%) XenApp
18 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
18 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (20.75%) Windows
19 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
19 10 (18.87%) Active Directory

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.77%) Akamai
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.77%) G Suite
4 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 7 (13.21%) NAS
4 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.55%) Firewall
5 4 (7.55%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.66%) MPLS
6 3 (5.66%) Network Security
6 3 (5.66%) VoIP
7 2 (3.77%) DHCP
7 2 (3.77%) DNS
7 2 (3.77%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Architect
2 26 (49.06%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.21%) IT Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) VMware Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Virtualisation Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (69.81%) Data Centre
2 29 (54.72%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.89%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) iSeries
6 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.89%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Solaris
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Presales
1 27 (50.94%) Project Management
2 25 (47.17%) Business Development
2 25 (47.17%) Customer Requirements
3 20 (37.74%) Time Management
4 19 (35.85%) Line Management
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) Analytics
6 4 (7.55%) BCP
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
3 2 (3.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (71.70%) MCSE
3 26 (49.06%) VCDX
4 25 (47.17%) MCP
5 24 (45.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (39.62%) Degree
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (18.87%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (18.87%) MCITP
9 9 (16.98%) CCNA
9 9 (16.98%) MCSA
10 8 (15.09%) CCNP
11 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.43%) CCIE
12 5 (9.43%) NCDA
12 5 (9.43%) NCIE
13 4 (7.55%) CCA
13 4 (7.55%) CCEA
13 4 (7.55%) RHCE
13 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.30%) vSphere
3 11 (20.75%) XenApp
4 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.09%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
7 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
8 4 (7.55%) XenServer
9 3 (5.66%) vCloud
10 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) vRealize
3 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.77%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (3.77%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.77%) Icinga
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) QRadar
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
3 16 (30.19%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) NetApp
5 7 (13.21%) HP
6 6 (11.32%) Google
7 5 (9.43%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (7.55%) EMC
8 4 (7.55%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.66%) Avaya
9 3 (5.66%) CommVault
9 3 (5.66%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle
10 2 (3.77%) F5
10 2 (3.77%) RightFax
10 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.77%) Splunk
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