Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VCP6 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 6 (VCP6)
UK
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 897 860 1050
Rank change year-on-year -37 +190 +122
Permanent jobs citing VCP6 27 8 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.010% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.044% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 45
10th Percentile " £37,125 £40,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £38,438 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £41,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -17.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £61,250 £43,438 £57,500
90th Percentile £99,000 £44,375 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £49,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -16.67% +10.00%

VCP6 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 22,155 18,097 35,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.12% 21.64% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,817 13,556 25,795
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.23%

VCP6
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VCP6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VCP6.

Salary trend for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VCP6 over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP6 within the UK over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. 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 -35 22 £55,000 +22.22% 5
UK excluding London -44 17 £52,500 +27.27% 4
East of England +7 12 £52,500 - 2
South East -7 4 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Work from Home -196 4 £81,250 - 1
London -22 3 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT jobs citing VCP6 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 VCP6.

1 26 (96.30%) VMware
1 26 (96.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (62.96%) Firewall
4 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 14 (51.85%) Veeam
5 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 14 (51.85%) Windows
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (48.15%) Migration
7 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
8 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 9 (33.33%) VSAN
8 9 (33.33%) VMware NSX
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (29.63%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
10 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (25.93%) Citrix
10 7 (25.93%) NetApp
10 7 (25.93%) MCSE
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
10 7 (25.93%) IaaS
10 7 (25.93%) Azure
10 7 (25.93%) vSphere
10 7 (25.93%) vRealize
10 7 (25.93%) Server Virtualisation

VCP6
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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Azure
1 7 (25.93%) IaaS
2 6 (22.22%) AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Mimecast
2 6 (22.22%) OneDrive
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) VSAN
3 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 8 (29.63%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
4 6 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (22.22%) Documentation Skills
1 6 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Architect
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Technician
4 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Citrix Support
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Technician
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Technician
4 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Presales Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2016
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.93%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
3 6 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 6 (22.22%) Presales
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 5 (18.52%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (18.52%) Product Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.41%) Decision-Making
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.93%) MCSE
4 6 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) VCP5
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) VMware NSX
5 7 (25.93%) vSphere
6 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) vRealize
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) SCVMM
3 4 (14.81%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Veeam
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
5 6 (22.22%) Actifio
5 6 (22.22%) Aruba
5 6 (22.22%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Intel
5 6 (22.22%) Ivanti
5 6 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (22.22%) Sophos
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds