Period
to 19 June 2019

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 6 months to 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1075 1116 1125
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 +89
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 23 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 32
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £35,663 £33,750 £32,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -15.00%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35,397 40,945 42,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.63% 23.78% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,374 30,885 33,583
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.90% -

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VCAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for VCAP in the UK

VCAP
Top 10 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 6 months to 19 June 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
England +63 23 £52,500 -4.55% 1
UK excluding London +63 22 £52,500 +31.25%
North of England +36 11 £55,000 +29.41%
North West +39 10 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +57 6 £55,000 +37.50%
South East +25 4 £45,000 -18.18%
London +55 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £43,250 -
North East - 1 £24,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £43,250 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT jobs citing VCAP 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 with a requirement for VCAP.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
6 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
6 12 (52.17%) VMware NSX
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (52.17%) HP
6 12 (52.17%) Windows
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (47.83%) NetApp
7 11 (47.83%) Presales
8 10 (43.48%) Migration
9 9 (39.13%) Project Management
9 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
9 9 (39.13%) ITIL
9 9 (39.13%) Veeam
9 9 (39.13%) FlexPod
10 8 (34.78%) LAN
10 8 (34.78%) WAN
10 8 (34.78%) CCNA
10 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
10 8 (34.78%) Citrix
11 7 (30.43%) CCNP
11 7 (30.43%) Office 365
11 7 (30.43%) VSAN

VCAP
Co-occurring 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Office 365
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (21.74%) IaaS
5 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) VSAN
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (17.39%) FCoE
5 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
5 4 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Flash
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (39.13%) FlexPod
3 6 (26.09%) Public Cloud
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 4 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (17.39%) Replication
4 4 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
5 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Clustering
6 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Mentoring
2 11 (47.83%) Presales
3 10 (43.48%) Migration
4 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
5 5 (21.74%) Coaching
5 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (21.74%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (17.39%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (17.39%) Event Correlation
6 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Threat Detection
6 4 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (34.78%) CCNA
5 7 (30.43%) CCNP
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (17.39%) CCIE
7 4 (17.39%) CCSP
7 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 4 (17.39%) CSSLP
7 4 (17.39%) GCWN
7 4 (17.39%) ISSAP
7 4 (17.39%) ISSEP
7 4 (17.39%) NCDA
7 4 (17.39%) NCIE
7 4 (17.39%) RHCA
7 4 (17.39%) RHCE
7 4 (17.39%) SSCP
7 4 (17.39%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PMO
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) VMware NSX
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) NFS
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 2 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (8.70%) XenApp
8 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (17.39%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) vRealize
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) PowerCLI
3 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (4.35%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) NetApp
6 9 (39.13%) Veeam
7 8 (34.78%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) Symantec
9 4 (17.39%) EMC
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) Splunk
10 2 (8.70%) Google
11 1 (4.35%) Dell
11 1 (4.35%) Mitel
11 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media