The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VCP4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 939 980
Rank change year-on-year +66 +41  
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.030% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Median salary £60,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.61% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +29.41%  

VCP4 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 21879 26355 30467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.63% 26.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17040 21310 24136
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 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VCP4
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VCP4 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCP4 in the UK

VCP4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4.

Salary trend for VCP4 in the UK

VCP4
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +45 1 £60,000 +84.61%
South East +42 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Berkshire +27 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) ThinApp
4 4 (44.44%) VCP5
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Robotics
5 3 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Prism
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Logistics

VCP4
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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Robotics
1 3 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Prism
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) Reuters