The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VCP5 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 Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 875 882
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 27 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.050% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 60
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

VCP5 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%  

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VCP5 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5.

Salary trend for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCP5 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 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 +29 26 £55,000 - 1
London +11 15 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +25 4 £57,500 +64.28%
Northampton - 4 £57,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £57,500 -
South East +44 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands +13 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Worcestershire +1 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey +23 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire +29 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Malvern -4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £47,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 52 (94.55%) VMware
1 52 (94.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (63.64%) Windows
3 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.91%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
5 27 (49.09%) SAN
6 26 (47.27%) vSphere
7 24 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (40.00%) Cisco
9 21 (38.18%) SCCM
9 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (36.36%) Linux
10 20 (36.36%) ITIL
11 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
11 19 (34.55%) Dell
11 19 (34.55%) EMC
11 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
12 18 (32.73%) PowerShell
12 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
13 16 (29.09%) RHCE
13 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (29.09%) CCNA
13 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
14 15 (27.27%) DNS
14 15 (27.27%) iSCSI
14 15 (27.27%) XenApp
14 15 (27.27%) VCP6
15 14 (25.45%) IBM

VCP5
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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.91%) CloudStack
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (23.64%) Office 365
4 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) SAN
2 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 15 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 12 (21.82%) IPv4
4 9 (16.36%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (12.73%) Firewall
5 7 (12.73%) LAN
5 7 (12.73%) VSAN
6 6 (10.91%) IPv6
6 6 (10.91%) NAS
6 6 (10.91%) SNMP
6 6 (10.91%) WAN
7 5 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (9.09%) VPN
8 4 (7.27%) Network Security
8 4 (7.27%) VLAN
8 4 (7.27%) Wireless
9 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.27%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Billing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Network Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
2 6 (10.91%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
4 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Collaboration Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.64%) Clustering
3 12 (21.82%) EMC VNX
4 9 (16.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (5.45%) Robotics
5 3 (5.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (3.64%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (36.36%) Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) CentOS
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Debian
7 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.64%) Unix
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Change Management
2 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
4 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.45%) Project Management
5 3 (5.45%) Service Management
5 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.64%) Biology
6 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.64%) ITSM
6 2 (3.64%) Logistics
6 2 (3.64%) Presales
6 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.82%) Business Forecasting
7 1 (1.82%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (94.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (29.09%) CCNA
3 16 (29.09%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (29.09%) RHCE
4 15 (27.27%) VCP6
5 14 (25.45%) MCSE
6 11 (20.00%) MCSA
7 8 (14.55%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (14.55%) Degree
8 7 (12.73%) CCA
8 7 (12.73%) MCP
9 6 (10.91%) CCNP
9 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.27%) CCSA
10 4 (7.27%) VCP4
11 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) vSphere
2 24 (43.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.27%) XenApp
4 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
5 11 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 9 (16.36%) XenDesktop
8 6 (10.91%) KVM
8 6 (10.91%) vCloud
8 6 (10.91%) XenServer
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (5.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (3.64%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 9 (16.36%) PowerCLI
4 6 (10.91%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (10.91%) SCOM
4 6 (10.91%) SCVMM
4 6 (10.91%) WMI
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (7.27%) ThinApp
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (94.55%) VMware
2 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco
4 19 (34.55%) Dell
4 19 (34.55%) EMC
4 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
5 14 (25.45%) Citrix
5 14 (25.45%) IBM
6 13 (23.64%) HP
7 12 (21.82%) NetApp
8 7 (12.73%) QNAP
9 6 (10.91%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (10.91%) EqualLogic
9 6 (10.91%) NETGEAR
9 6 (10.91%) Rackspace
9 6 (10.91%) Synology
9 6 (10.91%) Veeam
10 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.27%) F5
10 4 (7.27%) Juniper
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago