Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 6 (VCP6)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1119 1188 1219
Rank change year-on-year +69 +31 +87
Permanent jobs citing VCP6 42 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.035% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 32
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,325 £37,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £68,750 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -20.00% +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 39,080 42,544 50,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.39% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,975 32,654 40,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

VCP6
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP6.

Salary trend for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCP6 over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VCP6 in the UK

VCP6
Top 9 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 22 October 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 +87 42 £45,000 -25.00% 3
UK excluding London +48 34 £42,500 -3.41% 3
South East +28 25 £52,500 - 2
London +42 8 £45,000 -33.33%
North of England +16 7 £37,500 -14.77%
Yorkshire +24 4 £45,000 +2.27%
North West - 3 £32,000 -
Midlands +22 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
1 42 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (50.00%) Windows
6 20 (47.62%) MCSE
7 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco
9 13 (30.95%) MCSA
10 12 (28.57%) ITIL
11 11 (26.19%) WAN
11 11 (26.19%) vSphere
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
13 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
13 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (21.43%) Information Security
14 8 (19.05%) Degree
14 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (19.05%) DNS
14 8 (19.05%) HP
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
14 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (16.67%) Office 365
15 7 (16.67%) OpenStack

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 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) lighttpd
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 4 (9.52%) Route 53
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) WAN
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) VLAN
6 4 (9.52%) BGP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (9.52%) DMVPN
6 4 (9.52%) Internet
6 4 (9.52%) IPsec
6 4 (9.52%) LAN
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
6 4 (9.52%) SMTP
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
6 4 (9.52%) VXLAN
7 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security
7 3 (7.14%) SAN
8 2 (4.76%) Skype
9 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Senior Server Engineer
1 10 (23.81%) Server Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Professional Services Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) LAMP
2 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) FlexPod
3 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security
3 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
6 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.52%) Network Design
7 4 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Perl
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (47.62%) MCSE
4 13 (30.95%) MCSA
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (19.05%) Degree
6 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) CCIE
8 4 (9.52%) CCNA
8 4 (9.52%) CCNP
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (9.52%) NCDA
8 4 (9.52%) NCIE
9 3 (7.14%) RHCE
10 2 (4.76%) VCP5
11 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
11 1 (2.38%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) GDPR
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.19%) vSphere
4 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (16.67%) Docker
6 4 (9.52%) vCloud
6 4 (9.52%) VMware NSX
6 4 (9.52%) XenApp
7 3 (7.14%) DFS Replication
7 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.14%) KVM
7 3 (7.14%) NFS
8 2 (4.76%) Firmware
8 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) vRealize
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 7 (16.67%) NetApp
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Veeam
7 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 4 (9.52%) Ivanti
7 4 (9.52%) Scality
8 3 (7.14%) EqualLogic
8 3 (7.14%) IBM
8 3 (7.14%) Sun
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Meraki
9 1 (2.38%) Virgin Media
9 1 (2.38%) Zerto