Period
to 26 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 845 543 603
Rank change year-on-year -302 +60 +31
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 176 157 579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 1.48% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 122 119 495
10th Percentile £38,226 £33,750 £20,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,719 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.76% +2.50%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 26,171 10,635 32,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.54% 22.05% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14,627 8,116 24,336
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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 -306 162 £52,500 +10.53% 47
UK excluding London -242 119 £52,500 +16.67% 39
Work from Home -228 67 £53,750 -23.21% 8
Midlands -90 56 £55,000 +15.79% 6
West Midlands -68 50 £55,000 +22.22% 3
London -234 44 £60,000 -1.03% 8
East of England -84 19 £50,000 +17.65% 5
South West -108 14 £46,250 +14.20% 6
North of England -143 14 £52,500 +12.03% 9
South East -187 14 £37,695 -16.23% 12
North West -100 10 £52,500 - 4
East Midlands -70 6 £47,500 -47.22% 3
Yorkshire -103 3 £41,250 +3.13% 4
North East -34 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Scotland -101 1 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 176 (100.00%) VMware
2 138 (78.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (71.59%) Microsoft
4 112 (63.64%) Windows
5 108 (61.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
7 86 (48.86%) MCSE
8 80 (45.45%) Azure
9 78 (44.32%) MCSA
10 76 (43.18%) Windows Server
11 63 (35.80%) Data Centre
12 60 (34.09%) Hyper-V
13 55 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 51 (28.98%) Microsoft 365
14 51 (28.98%) SAN
15 49 (27.84%) ITIL
16 48 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
16 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
16 48 (27.27%) vSphere
17 45 (25.57%) Citrix
17 45 (25.57%) AWS
18 44 (25.00%) Cisco
19 43 (24.43%) CCNA
19 43 (24.43%) MCP
20 41 (23.30%) Social Skills
21 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
22 39 (22.16%) DNS
23 38 (21.59%) DHCP
24 36 (20.45%) NetApp
25 35 (19.89%) Management Information System

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 15 (8.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.84%) IIS
4 5 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (45.45%) Azure
2 51 (28.98%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (25.57%) AWS
4 21 (11.93%) IaaS
5 9 (5.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.11%) Mimecast
6 8 (4.55%) GCP
7 6 (3.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 6 (3.41%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.41%) SaaS
8 5 (2.84%) Azure Storage
9 2 (1.14%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (1.14%) Boomi
9 2 (1.14%) iPaaS
9 2 (1.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.57%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.98%) SAN
2 39 (22.16%) DNS
3 38 (21.59%) DHCP
4 28 (15.91%) Firewall
5 27 (15.34%) NAS
6 23 (13.07%) VPN
7 21 (11.93%) VSAN
8 17 (9.66%) VLAN
9 16 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (4.55%) NetScaler
10 8 (4.55%) SSL
10 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.98%) MPLS
12 6 (3.41%) WAN
13 5 (2.84%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.84%) LAN
13 5 (2.84%) Skype
14 4 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 41 (23.30%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.80%) Finance
3 11 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
3 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.68%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (2.84%) Games
5 5 (2.84%) Law
6 4 (2.27%) Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.70%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (19.89%) Consultant
3 29 (16.48%) Architect
4 24 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 22 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 22 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
7 14 (7.95%) VMware Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Administrator
8 13 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (7.39%) VMware Consultant
8 13 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 11 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.14%) LDAP
2 2 (1.14%) YAML
3 1 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) Spine.js
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.80%) Data Centre
2 35 (19.89%) Management Information System
3 22 (12.50%) Legacy Systems
4 15 (8.52%) Public Cloud
5 11 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 11 (6.25%) Replication
5 11 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (5.11%) HP Storage
7 8 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.41%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.70%) Clustering
9 3 (1.70%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.14%) iPhone
10 2 (1.14%) PKI
11 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 112 (63.64%) Windows
2 76 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.18%) Linux
4 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (7.95%) Unix
7 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.98%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Android
13 1 (0.57%) CentOS
13 1 (0.57%) VMS
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (27.84%) ITIL
3 28 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (13.64%) Server Management
5 21 (11.93%) Change Management
6 19 (10.80%) Project Delivery
7 17 (9.66%) Problem Management
8 16 (9.09%) Migration
8 16 (9.09%) Project Management
9 15 (8.52%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 14 (7.95%) Incident Management
11 13 (7.39%) Proactive Management
12 11 (6.25%) Presales
13 9 (5.11%) Security Hardening
14 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
15 7 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (3.98%) IT Strategy
15 7 (3.98%) Process Improvement
16 6 (3.41%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 29 (16.48%) SQL
3 12 (6.82%) Python
4 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.84%) VB
5 5 (2.84%) VBScript
6 4 (2.27%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) Go
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (61.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (48.86%) MCSE
3 78 (44.32%) MCSA
4 48 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (24.43%) CCNA
5 43 (24.43%) MCP
6 31 (17.61%) Security Cleared
7 28 (15.91%) VCP6
8 26 (14.77%) SC Cleared
9 24 (13.64%) Degree
10 23 (13.07%) DV Cleared
11 20 (11.36%) CCNP
12 10 (5.68%) NCSIE
12 10 (5.68%) VCAP
13 9 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (4.55%) RHCE
14 8 (4.55%) VCP5
15 7 (3.98%) CCA
16 6 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.80%) SLA
2 10 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) NCSC
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (78.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (51.70%) Active Directory
3 60 (34.09%) Hyper-V
4 48 (27.27%) vSphere
5 26 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (9.66%) XenApp
7 16 (9.09%) VMware NSX
8 10 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (5.11%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.70%) vCloud
13 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) SCCM
2 16 (9.09%) Terraform
3 13 (7.39%) Ansible
4 11 (6.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 11 (6.25%) vRealize
5 10 (5.68%) vCenter Server
6 9 (5.11%) SCOM
7 7 (3.98%) Puppet
8 5 (2.84%) PowerCLI
8 5 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (2.84%) WSUS
9 4 (2.27%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.70%) Avamar
10 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (1.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) VMware
2 126 (71.59%) Microsoft
3 45 (25.57%) Citrix
4 44 (25.00%) Cisco
5 36 (20.45%) NetApp
6 30 (17.05%) HP
7 28 (15.91%) Veeam
8 20 (11.36%) Nimble Storage
9 19 (10.80%) Dell
9 19 (10.80%) EMC
10 18 (10.23%) Aruba
11 12 (6.82%) ServiceNow
12 11 (6.25%) Meraki
12 11 (6.25%) Sophos
13 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
14 8 (4.55%) 3PAR
14 8 (4.55%) IBM
14 8 (4.55%) Zerto
15 5 (2.84%) SAP
16 4 (2.27%) Veritas