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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
Rank 822 872 856
Rank change year-on-year +50 -16  
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 27 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.072% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 62 83
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +19.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.65%  

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 20711 28517 28965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.80% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 22861 22729
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +44 24 £55,000 +5.76% 4
London +66 15 £57,500 +9.52% 4
South East +45 4 £60,000 +37.14%
Berkshire +27 3 £60,000 +15.38%
Yorkshire +24 2 £43,000 -14.00%
North West - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Leeds - 2 £43,000 -
Surrey +34 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 - 3
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 3
Malvern - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 47 (85.45%) VMware
1 47 (85.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 35 (63.64%) Cisco
3 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
4 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (49.09%) vSphere
7 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (43.64%) CCNA
9 23 (41.82%) MCSA
9 23 (41.82%) SCCM
10 22 (40.00%) MCP
11 21 (38.18%) Citrix
11 21 (38.18%) XenApp
11 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
12 20 (36.36%) ITIL
12 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
13 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
14 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
14 18 (32.73%) SAN
15 17 (30.91%) VPN
15 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
15 17 (30.91%) VLAN
15 17 (30.91%) VCP6
15 17 (30.91%) XenDesktop
16 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
16 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
16 16 (29.09%) CCA

VCP5
Top Related 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 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (25.45%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.27%) CloudStack
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (25.45%) Office 365
3 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (16.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) SAN
2 17 (30.91%) VLAN
2 17 (30.91%) VPN
3 15 (27.27%) WAN
4 14 (25.45%) LAN
4 14 (25.45%) Skype
4 14 (25.45%) Wireless
5 13 (23.64%) Firewall
6 9 (16.36%) iSCSI
7 8 (14.55%) Network Security
8 7 (12.73%) DHCP
8 7 (12.73%) DNS
9 5 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (7.27%) IPv4
10 4 (7.27%) IPv6
10 4 (7.27%) NAS
10 4 (7.27%) VSAN
11 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
12 2 (3.64%) Internet
13 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Billing
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Storage Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) EMC VNX
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (5.45%) GPGPU
4 3 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) Robotics
5 2 (3.64%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.18%) Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) CentOS
6 3 (5.45%) Debian
6 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (5.45%) Biology
3 3 (5.45%) Project Management
4 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.64%) ITSM
4 2 (3.64%) Logistics
4 2 (3.64%) Presales
4 2 (3.64%) Service Management
4 2 (3.64%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.82%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (1.82%) Data Encryption
5 1 (1.82%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.82%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (85.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (43.64%) CCNA
5 23 (41.82%) MCSA
6 22 (40.00%) MCP
7 17 (30.91%) VCP6
8 16 (29.09%) CCA
8 16 (29.09%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (20.00%) MCSE
10 9 (16.36%) Degree
11 8 (14.55%) CCNP
11 8 (14.55%) CCSA
12 5 (9.09%) RHCE
13 4 (7.27%) VCP4
14 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (1.82%) CCDP
15 1 (1.82%) CCENT
15 1 (1.82%) CCIE
15 1 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) PMO
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (49.09%) vSphere
3 21 (38.18%) XenApp
4 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
5 17 (30.91%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.45%) GPFS
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.82%) NFS
9 1 (1.82%) vCloud
9 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) ThinApp
4 2 (3.64%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (85.45%) VMware
2 35 (63.64%) Cisco
3 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.18%) Citrix
5 16 (29.09%) EMC
6 15 (27.27%) Dell
6 15 (27.27%) NetApp
7 11 (20.00%) IBM
8 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
8 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
9 8 (14.55%) F5
9 8 (14.55%) HP
9 8 (14.55%) Juniper
10 5 (9.09%) Veeam
11 4 (7.27%) NETGEAR
11 4 (7.27%) QNAP
11 4 (7.27%) Rackspace
11 4 (7.27%) Synology
12 3 (5.45%) Blue Prism
13 2 (3.64%) Brocade
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