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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 888 923
Rank change year-on-year +41 +35  
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 25 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 38
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £86,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -23.07%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VCAP in the UK

VCAP
Top 14 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 25 June 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 +43 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London +29 17 £66,000 +25.71%
South East +51 5 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Folkestone - 4 £42,500 - 2
Kent - 4 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands +25 1 £55,000 +37.50%
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Northampton - 1 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £47,500 -
Crawley - 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (79.63%) Data Centre
2 40 (74.07%) VMware
3 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (61.11%) MCSE
4 33 (61.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (46.30%) Cisco
7 24 (44.44%) Degree
8 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (42.59%) NetApp
8 23 (42.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
10 20 (37.04%) SAN
11 19 (35.19%) CCNP
12 17 (31.48%) Project Management
12 17 (31.48%) Presales
13 16 (29.63%) CCIE
13 16 (29.63%) Linux
14 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
14 15 (27.78%) MCP
14 15 (27.78%) Firewall
14 15 (27.78%) Task Automation
14 15 (27.78%) Public Cloud
15 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (25.93%) vSphere
15 14 (25.93%) VCDX
15 14 (25.93%) Customer Requirements
15 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
15 14 (25.93%) MCITP
15 14 (25.93%) Business Development

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 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (3.70%) Akamai
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) SAN
2 15 (27.78%) Firewall
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (24.07%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (16.67%) WAN
5 6 (11.11%) VoIP
6 5 (9.26%) LAN
6 5 (9.26%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security
7 4 (7.41%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.56%) MPLS
8 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.70%) DHCP
9 2 (3.70%) DNS
9 2 (3.70%) LDAP
9 2 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (3.70%) VSAN
9 2 (3.70%) Wireless
10 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Automotive
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 14 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) IT Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (79.63%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.78%) Public Cloud
3 14 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (3.70%) Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.56%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.70%) Unix
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Presales
1 17 (31.48%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) Task Automation
3 14 (25.93%) Business Development
3 14 (25.93%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (20.37%) Line Management
4 11 (20.37%) Time Management
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.56%) Document Management
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.70%) Event Correlation
7 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (61.11%) MCSE
2 33 (61.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (44.44%) Degree
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (35.19%) CCNP
6 16 (29.63%) CCIE
7 15 (27.78%) MCP
8 14 (25.93%) MCITP
8 14 (25.93%) VCDX
9 13 (24.07%) CCIE Data Center
10 11 (20.37%) MCSA
11 10 (18.52%) CCNA
12 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (7.41%) MCTS
12 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
13 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
13 3 (5.56%) NCDA
13 3 (5.56%) NCIE
13 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (25.93%) vSphere
4 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.96%) XenApp
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.56%) vCloud
8 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.56%) vRealize
3 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (3.70%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.70%) Icinga
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.70%) QRadar
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) VMware
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco
3 23 (42.59%) NetApp
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 7 (12.96%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.56%) Avaya
9 3 (5.56%) CommVault
9 3 (5.56%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
10 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.70%) BMC
10 2 (3.70%) F5
10 2 (3.70%) Juniper
10 2 (3.70%) RightFax
10 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.70%) Splunk
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago