Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1178 1227 1255
Rank change year-on-year +49 +28 +12
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 11 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.020% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 39
UK median annual salary £38,750 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.61% +35.29% +9.68%
10th Percentile £34,563 £31,250 £35,350
90th Percentile £39,863 £60,000 £63,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.51% +14.71% +13.33%

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 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 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
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%

VCP4
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VCP4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCP4 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VCP4 in the UK

VCP4
Top 5 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 6 months to 23 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 +38 11 £38,750 -32.61%
UK excluding London +49 9 £38,750 -20.51%
Midlands - 9 £38,750 -
West Midlands - 9 £38,750 -
London +4 2 £33,750 -43.75%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) SCOM
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) MCSA
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) MOM
6 5 (45.45%) WSUS
6 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
7 4 (36.36%) VCP5
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) arcserve
7 4 (36.36%) Symantec
7 4 (36.36%) McAfee

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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (63.64%) MCSA
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) VCP5
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) HNC
5 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCOM
2 5 (45.45%) MOM
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
2 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) arcserve
2 4 (36.36%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 4 (36.36%) Symantec
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco