Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1110 1156 1139
Rank change year-on-year +46 -17 +29
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 25 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.029% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 43
UK median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,725 £26,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +46.67% -11.76% -5.56%

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 36,581 41,573 44,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.29% 23.86% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26,675 32,223 35,347
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,150 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Top 8 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 18 February 2019. 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 +81 25 £55,000 +42.86% 5
London +52 17 £60,000 +9.09% 2
UK excluding London +45 8 £55,000 +46.67% 3
South East +35 5 £65,000 - 1
North West +40 2 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North of England +36 2 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Midlands +21 1 £32,500 -4.41%
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, IT jobs citing VCP5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VCP5.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
1 25 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (52.00%) MCSE
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (48.00%) Office 365
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 9 (36.00%) SAN
10 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (28.00%) Linux
10 7 (28.00%) HP
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (28.00%) vSphere
10 7 (28.00%) Presales
11 6 (24.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) Veeam
11 6 (24.00%) Citrix
11 6 (24.00%) MCSA
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (24.00%) Finance

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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (48.00%) Office 365
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) IPv4
2 5 (20.00%) IPv6
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) VSAN
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Skype
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
1 5 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Presales
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Line Management
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Server Building
3 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 5 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 4 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) People Management
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (52.00%) MCSE
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (24.00%) MCSA
4 5 (20.00%) EMCISA
4 5 (20.00%) EMCSA
5 4 (16.00%) CCNA
5 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) VCP6
7 2 (8.00%) RHCE
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) CCEA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) vCloud
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Veeam
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (16.00%) Intel
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) Remedy
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
8 2 (8.00%) Nexenta
8 2 (8.00%) Vyatta
8 2 (8.00%) Zerto