Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1166 1155
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +22
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 20 59 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.031% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 45 128
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.53% +17.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £80,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% -14.53% +20.62%

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 43339 49843 59216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.00% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33310 39984 47288
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VCAP in the UK

VCAP
Top 8 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 22 November 2017. 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 -20 20 £52,500 +5.00% 2
UK excluding London +15 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South East +39 15 £42,500 -
Midlands +28 4 - -
West Midlands +1 4 - -
London -15 4 £52,500 -22.22% 1
North of England -10 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (60.00%) vSphere
5 10 (50.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) VMware NSX
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) MCITP
8 5 (25.00%) MCTS
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (25.00%) Isilon
8 5 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) SSL
8 5 (25.00%) MCSA
8 5 (25.00%) Linux

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 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) IPsec
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 5 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 5 (25.00%) Presales
1 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Development
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (30.00%) MCITP
4 5 (25.00%) MCSA
4 5 (25.00%) MCTS
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) MCP
5 4 (20.00%) VCDX
6 1 (5.00%) NCDA
6 1 (5.00%) NCIE
6 1 (5.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) vSphere
3 9 (45.00%) VMware NSX
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) vCloud
6 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Isilon
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) CommVault
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam