Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1165 1169
Rank change year-on-year +66 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 37 49 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 48
UK median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,500 £61,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -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 37,703 42,906 48,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.04% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27,735 32,987 39,073
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 £81,250 £77,500 £77,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VCP5 in the UK

VCP5
Top 9 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 9 December 2018. 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 +36 37 £43,750 -20.45% 3
UK excluding London +18 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
London +62 15 £45,500 -20.87% 2
South East +25 11 - - 1
North of England +36 10 £40,000 -5.88%
North West +14 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
East Midlands +15 1 £32,500 -43.48%
Midlands 0 1 £32,500 -43.48%

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
1 37 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (86.49%) Windows
3 31 (83.78%) Windows Server
4 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
5 25 (67.57%) MCSE
5 25 (67.57%) Office 365
6 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
7 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (56.76%) ITIL
8 21 (56.76%) CCNA
8 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (48.65%) Cisco
9 18 (48.65%) DNS
9 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (43.24%) CCNP
10 16 (43.24%) SAN
11 14 (37.84%) Veeam
11 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (32.43%) MCSA
13 11 (29.73%) Intel
13 11 (29.73%) Firewall
13 11 (29.73%) SCCM
13 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013

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 24 (64.86%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Office 365
2 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (13.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 16 (43.24%) SAN
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) DHCP
4 8 (21.62%) IPv4
4 8 (21.62%) IPv6
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (13.51%) Internet
5 5 (13.51%) IPsec
5 5 (13.51%) MPLS
5 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) VSAN
7 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Technical Leader
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (13.51%) EPoS
2 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
2 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Windows Server
3 24 (64.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.51%) HPUX
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (27.03%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (27.03%) Data Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) Decision-Making
3 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Line Management
4 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.51%) Antivirus Management
5 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (13.51%) ERP
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (13.51%) People Management
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
5 5 (13.51%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (67.57%) MCSE
4 21 (56.76%) CCNA
4 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (43.24%) CCNP
6 12 (32.43%) MCSA
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (13.51%) EMCISA
8 5 (13.51%) EMCSA
8 5 (13.51%) MCP
9 2 (5.41%) VCP6
10 1 (2.70%) CCA
10 1 (2.70%) CCEA
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) AirWatch
2 5 (13.51%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (48.65%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Veeam
5 11 (29.73%) Intel
6 8 (21.62%) HP
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) WatchGuard
7 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.70%) Nexenta
8 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) Vyatta
8 1 (2.70%) Zerto