Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1159 1137
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +44
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 46 65 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.034% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 121
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +5.88%

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 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 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VCP5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Top 11 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 6 months to 17 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 +45 40 £56,250 +7.14% 4
UK excluding London +34 31 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Midlands +57 15 £57,500 +76.92% 3
London +11 15 £57,500 +4.55%
East Midlands +39 8 £57,500 +76.92%
West Midlands +22 7 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Wales - 6 £42,500 - 2
South West +13 5 £60,000 -
North of England 0 4 £42,500 -
North West -4 4 £42,500 -
South East +20 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 42 (91.30%) VMware
1 42 (91.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (80.43%) Windows
3 36 (78.26%) Windows Server
4 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
5 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (54.35%) Citrix
7 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (47.83%) CCNA
9 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
10 19 (41.30%) Office 365
10 19 (41.30%) Cisco
11 17 (36.96%) ITIL
12 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
13 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (30.43%) SCCM
14 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (28.26%) WAN
14 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
14 13 (28.26%) EMC
15 12 (26.09%) IBM
15 12 (26.09%) DNS
15 12 (26.09%) DHCP
15 12 (26.09%) XenApp
15 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (23.91%) vSphere
16 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Office 365
2 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) WAN
2 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
4 9 (19.57%) LAN
5 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.04%) HTTP
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (10.87%) Unified Communications
7 5 (10.87%) VPN
7 5 (10.87%) Wireless
8 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.35%) Firewall
9 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.17%) PPP
10 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (17.39%) Advertising
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Leader
2 8 (17.39%) Technical Support
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
1 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (13.04%) iSeries
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 27 (58.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (23.91%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) OS/400
8 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X
9 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Presales
2 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) PRINCE
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Change Control
7 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.17%) Line Management
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.17%) Scorecard
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.04%) Python
2 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (91.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (47.83%) CCNA
3 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (21.74%) CCA
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (17.39%) MCSA
7 7 (15.22%) CCNP
7 7 (15.22%) MCITP
8 6 (13.04%) VCP6
9 5 (10.87%) A+ Certification
9 5 (10.87%) MCP
10 4 (8.70%) MCSE
10 4 (8.70%) RHCE
11 3 (6.52%) CCEA
12 2 (4.35%) VCP4
12 2 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.09%) XenApp
4 11 (23.91%) vSphere
5 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
5 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
5 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) VMware
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 25 (54.35%) Citrix
4 19 (41.30%) Cisco
5 13 (28.26%) EMC
6 12 (26.09%) IBM
7 7 (15.22%) HP
8 6 (13.04%) Splunk
9 5 (10.87%) Dell
9 5 (10.87%) QNAP
10 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.70%) Veritas
11 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
11 3 (6.52%) McAfee
11 3 (6.52%) Symantec
12 2 (4.35%) arcserve
12 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (2.17%) IronPort
13 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
13 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL