Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 598 687
Rank change year-on-year -41 +89 -104
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 412 642 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.75% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 316 526 488
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

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 26,980 36,605 41,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.31% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20,003 26,692 32,252
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,173 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.61% +5.88% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 15 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 18 February 2020. 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 -34 381 £47,500 +5.56% 52
UK excluding London -101 216 £40,000 -1.23% 43
London +61 173 £56,375 +2.50% 12
South East +36 73 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South West +41 43 £42,500 -29.17% 6
North of England -19 42 £40,000 +25.00% 9
East of England +28 33 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West +20 24 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Midlands -84 16 £42,500 - 13
Yorkshire -22 15 £38,750 +76.14% 4
East Midlands -22 9 £40,000 +3.90% 3
Scotland +37 7 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands -44 7 £50,000 +15.61% 10
North East -9 3 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Wales +5 2 £36,250 -19.44% 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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).

1 412 (100.00%) VMware
2 295 (71.60%) Windows
3 282 (68.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 272 (66.02%) Microsoft
5 262 (63.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 196 (47.57%) Active Directory
7 191 (46.36%) MCSE
8 185 (44.90%) Windows Server
9 181 (43.93%) Office 365
10 172 (41.75%) Cisco
11 170 (41.26%) Azure
12 162 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
13 147 (35.68%) CCNA
14 133 (32.28%) MCSA
15 124 (30.10%) Citrix
16 118 (28.64%) ITIL
17 116 (28.16%) SAN
18 112 (27.18%) Hyper-V
19 109 (26.46%) AWS
20 108 (26.21%) Firewall
21 104 (25.24%) Data Centre
22 100 (24.27%) vSphere
22 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
23 94 (22.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 93 (22.57%) PowerShell
25 87 (21.12%) DNS
26 81 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
27 73 (17.72%) HP
27 73 (17.72%) DHCP
28 72 (17.48%) Linux

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 71 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.58%) Skype for Business
5 21 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.85%) IIS
7 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.94%) Apache
9 5 (1.21%) SAS
10 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) Site Server
Applications
1 46 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) assyst
1 3 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 181 (43.93%) Office 365
2 170 (41.26%) Azure
3 109 (26.46%) AWS
4 12 (2.91%) IaaS
5 7 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.70%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.46%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.46%) SaaS
7 5 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.49%) G Suite
9 2 (0.49%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 116 (28.16%) SAN
2 108 (26.21%) Firewall
3 87 (21.12%) DNS
4 73 (17.72%) DHCP
5 59 (14.32%) WAN
6 44 (10.68%) VPN
7 42 (10.19%) LAN
8 37 (8.98%) TCP/IP
9 34 (8.25%) VoIP
10 28 (6.80%) NetScaler
11 27 (6.55%) Fibre Channel
12 26 (6.31%) VSAN
13 24 (5.83%) iSCSI
13 24 (5.83%) Network Security
13 24 (5.83%) Skype
14 23 (5.58%) NAS
15 20 (4.85%) VLAN
16 19 (4.61%) SSL
17 18 (4.37%) MPLS
18 17 (4.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.97%) MySQL
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (14.08%) Finance
2 16 (3.88%) Advertising
3 15 (3.64%) Legal
4 14 (3.40%) Banking
5 12 (2.91%) Law
6 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.94%) Retail
8 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.97%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 80 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (16.99%) Consultant
3 39 (9.47%) Administrator
4 37 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
5 34 (8.25%) IT Engineer
6 31 (7.52%) Analyst
7 30 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
8 28 (6.80%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 28 (6.80%) Support Engineer
9 27 (6.55%) IT Support
10 25 (6.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (5.58%) IT Support Engineer
11 23 (5.58%) Server Engineer
12 22 (5.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 22 (5.34%) Network Engineer
13 20 (4.85%) Architect
14 17 (4.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (3.88%) Citrix Consultant
15 16 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.21%) LDAP
2 4 (0.97%) SAML
3 3 (0.73%) jQuery
3 3 (0.73%) RESTful
3 3 (0.73%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.49%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) COM+
5 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.07%) Replication
4 21 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.13%) EMC VNX
5 17 (4.13%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (3.40%) PKI
8 9 (2.18%) Clustering
9 7 (1.70%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.21%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.97%) AS400
11 4 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.97%) User Experience
12 3 (0.73%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 295 (71.60%) Windows
2 185 (44.90%) Windows Server
3 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (17.48%) Linux
5 61 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (8.01%) Windows 10
7 28 (6.80%) Unix
8 27 (6.55%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.18%) CentOS
10 8 (1.94%) Debian
11 7 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.46%) Solaris
12 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.21%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.49%) AIX
15 2 (0.49%) HPUX
15 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.24%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (28.64%) ITIL
2 94 (22.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 81 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (10.92%) Presales
6 44 (10.68%) Business Continuity
7 36 (8.74%) Project Management
8 34 (8.25%) Project Delivery
9 22 (5.34%) Migration
10 21 (5.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 20 (4.85%) Capacity Management
12 19 (4.61%) Change Management
12 19 (4.61%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.61%) Problem Management
13 18 (4.37%) Network Design
13 18 (4.37%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.64%) Configuration Management
15 15 (3.64%) Incident Management
15 15 (3.64%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.57%) PowerShell
2 55 (13.35%) SQL
3 13 (3.16%) Python
4 8 (1.94%) Perl
5 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.21%) VBScript
6 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.97%) VB
7 3 (0.73%) C++
7 3 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 262 (63.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (46.36%) MCSE
3 162 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (35.68%) CCNA
5 133 (32.28%) MCSA
6 64 (15.53%) Degree
7 61 (14.81%) CCNP
8 50 (12.14%) Citrix Certification
9 45 (10.92%) MCP
10 34 (8.25%) MCITP
11 33 (8.01%) VCP6
12 29 (7.04%) CCA
13 27 (6.55%) VCAP
14 20 (4.85%) VCP5
15 18 (4.37%) Security Cleared
16 15 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
16 15 (3.64%) SC Cleared
17 14 (3.40%) VCP4
18 13 (3.16%) CCIE
19 12 (2.91%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.34%) SLA
2 5 (1.21%) GDPR
3 3 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 282 (68.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (47.57%) Active Directory
3 112 (27.18%) Hyper-V
4 100 (24.27%) vSphere
5 71 (17.23%) XenApp
6 62 (15.05%) XenDesktop
7 39 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (4.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 17 (4.13%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (3.88%) Terminal Server
11 13 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (2.91%) NFS
12 12 (2.91%) VMware NSX
13 10 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 6 (1.46%) Firmware
16 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
18 3 (0.73%) VMware Server
19 2 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (9.71%) SCCM
2 34 (8.25%) vRealize
3 30 (7.28%) vCenter Server
4 18 (4.37%) SCOM
5 17 (4.13%) WSUS
6 16 (3.88%) XenMobile
7 14 (3.40%) Avamar
7 14 (3.40%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.91%) Ansible
9 8 (1.94%) Puppet
10 7 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.46%) Terraform
12 5 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (1.21%) PowerCLI
13 4 (0.97%) WMI
14 3 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
14 3 (0.73%) Nagios
14 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 412 (100.00%) VMware
2 272 (66.02%) Microsoft
3 172 (41.75%) Cisco
4 124 (30.10%) Citrix
5 73 (17.72%) HP
6 58 (14.08%) NetApp
7 46 (11.17%) Veeam
8 44 (10.68%) Dell
9 32 (7.77%) Nimble Storage
10 31 (7.52%) EMC
11 20 (4.85%) Google
12 18 (4.37%) Ivanti
13 16 (3.88%) CommVault
14 15 (3.64%) AppDynamics
14 15 (3.64%) Mitel
15 12 (2.91%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.67%) Hitachi
17 10 (2.43%) Juniper
17 10 (2.43%) Meraki
17 10 (2.43%) Oracle