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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1019 735 632
Rank change year-on-year -284 -103 -37
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 196 167 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.87% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 125 117 217
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,800 £30,750
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +7.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -2.44%

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 40,222 19,223 19,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.62% 20.88% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16,969 12,481 14,992
10th Percentile £30,932 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,838 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,550 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -279 156 £48,000 -8.57% 35
UK excluding London -153 125 £42,500 -10.53% 27
Work from Home -193 120 £52,500 -6.25% 10
East of England -50 39 £52,500 - 2
London -279 36 £63,000 +2.86% 8
North of England -75 28 £40,000 -29.82% 8
South East -113 21 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South West -23 18 £48,000 -8.57% 3
Midlands -80 17 £42,500 +4.04% 10
North West -70 16 £40,000 -29.82% 4
West Midlands -60 15 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Yorkshire -47 12 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands -41 2 - - 5
Scotland -56 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales -37 1 £42,500 +54.55%

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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).

1 196 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (68.88%) Microsoft
4 110 (56.12%) Azure
5 106 (54.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 102 (52.04%) Microsoft 365
7 101 (51.53%) Windows
8 96 (48.98%) Active Directory
9 93 (47.45%) MCSE
10 83 (42.35%) vSphere
11 79 (40.31%) Windows Server
12 74 (37.76%) Cisco
13 62 (31.63%) AWS
14 61 (31.12%) MCSA
15 57 (29.08%) ITIL
16 54 (27.55%) Firewall
17 52 (26.53%) vCenter Server
17 52 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 52 (26.53%) Social Skills
18 51 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
20 49 (25.00%) DNS
21 48 (24.49%) PowerShell
21 48 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
21 48 (24.49%) Data Centre
22 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
22 46 (23.47%) DHCP
22 46 (23.47%) SAN
23 45 (22.96%) Security Cleared
24 42 (21.43%) Veeam

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 21 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.16%) Confluence
4 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Blender
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (56.12%) Azure
2 102 (52.04%) Microsoft 365
3 62 (31.63%) AWS
4 34 (17.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (14.29%) IaaS
6 11 (5.61%) GCP
7 8 (4.08%) Nutanix
8 6 (3.06%) SaaS
9 5 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (2.04%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.04%) PaaS
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.51%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.51%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.55%) Firewall
2 49 (25.00%) DNS
3 46 (23.47%) DHCP
3 46 (23.47%) SAN
4 28 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 19 (9.69%) WAN
6 18 (9.18%) VSAN
7 17 (8.67%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (8.16%) BGP
8 16 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (8.16%) DMVPN
8 16 (8.16%) OSPF
8 16 (8.16%) VXLAN
9 15 (7.65%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (7.14%) LAN
11 10 (5.10%) VLAN
12 6 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (2.55%) SNMP
14 4 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.02%) MySQL
3 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) JIRA
1 16 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.02%) NUnit
2 2 (1.02%) Subversion
2 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (26.53%) Social Skills
2 51 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (18.88%) Public Sector
4 25 (12.76%) Finance
5 21 (10.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 18 (9.18%) Local Government
6 18 (9.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (8.16%) Police
8 10 (5.10%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (2.04%) Law
9 4 (2.04%) Legal
9 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.02%) Games
11 2 (1.02%) Marketing
11 2 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.02%) Retail
12 1 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (23.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (19.39%) Architect
3 28 (14.29%) Consultant
4 27 (13.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (12.24%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (8.67%) VMware Consultant
8 16 (8.16%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 12 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (6.12%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (4.59%) VMware Technical Consultant
13 8 (4.08%) VMware Architect
13 8 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.16%) Spine.js
2 6 (3.06%) COM
3 4 (2.04%) .NET
4 2 (1.02%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.02%) CSS
4 2 (1.02%) HTML
4 2 (1.02%) HTML5
4 2 (1.02%) J2EE
4 2 (1.02%) jQuery
4 2 (1.02%) LDAP
4 2 (1.02%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.80%) Public Cloud
3 26 (13.27%) Clustering
4 22 (11.22%) Replication
5 21 (10.71%) Cyberattack
6 18 (9.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 18 (9.18%) Management Information System
6 18 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (7.65%) Biotechnology
8 12 (6.12%) EMC VNX
9 9 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (4.59%) Legacy Systems
9 9 (4.59%) NHS
10 7 (3.57%) Driving Licence
10 7 (3.57%) Private Cloud
11 6 (3.06%) EMC VMAX
12 5 (2.55%) Cloud Native
12 5 (2.55%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (2.55%) Spread Betting
12 5 (2.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (51.53%) Windows
2 79 (40.31%) Windows Server
3 37 (18.88%) Linux
4 22 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (6.63%) Windows 10
7 12 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.08%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.04%) VMS
12 3 (1.53%) Unix
13 2 (1.02%) Android
13 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.08%) ITIL
2 52 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 48 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (19.39%) Service Management
5 34 (17.35%) Computer Science
6 27 (13.78%) Agile
6 27 (13.78%) Project Delivery
7 24 (12.24%) Problem Management
8 22 (11.22%) Migration
9 21 (10.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 21 (10.71%) Threat Intelligence
10 20 (10.20%) Change Management
10 20 (10.20%) Load Balancing
10 20 (10.20%) Project Management
11 19 (9.69%) Data Protection
11 19 (9.69%) High Availability
12 18 (9.18%) Change Control
12 18 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (9.18%) ITIL V3
12 18 (9.18%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.49%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.69%) SQL
3 14 (7.14%) Python
4 10 (5.10%) Bash
5 2 (1.02%) C#
5 2 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 106 (54.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (47.45%) MCSE
3 61 (31.12%) MCSA
4 50 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (22.96%) Security Cleared
6 33 (16.84%) Degree
7 30 (15.31%) CCNP
8 26 (13.27%) CCNA
8 26 (13.27%) SC Cleared
9 21 (10.71%) MCP
10 19 (9.69%) VCAP
11 16 (8.16%) Chartered Engineer
12 14 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (4.59%) MCTS
15 8 (4.08%) CCA
16 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
17 6 (3.06%) CCIE
17 6 (3.06%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) GxP
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.02%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 144 (73.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 83 (42.35%) vSphere
4 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
5 37 (18.88%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (17.35%) VMware NSX
7 12 (6.12%) Terminal Services
8 9 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (4.59%) XenApp
9 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (4.08%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.04%) NFS
11 4 (2.04%) vCloud
11 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.53%) Docker
12 3 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.02%) Firmware
14 1 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.51%) KVM
Systems Management
1 52 (26.53%) vCenter Server
2 36 (18.37%) SCCM
3 33 (16.84%) Ansible
4 27 (13.78%) vRealize
5 20 (10.20%) Terraform
6 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 14 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 14 (7.14%) SCOM
8 12 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (6.12%) SCOrch
9 11 (5.61%) Puppet
10 9 (4.59%) Kubernetes
11 7 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (3.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 4 (2.04%) Grafana
13 4 (2.04%) Nagios
13 4 (2.04%) Prometheus
13 4 (2.04%) WSUS
14 2 (1.02%) Packer
14 2 (1.02%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 196 (100.00%) VMware
2 135 (68.88%) Microsoft
3 74 (37.76%) Cisco
4 42 (21.43%) Veeam
5 37 (18.88%) HP
6 31 (15.82%) Citrix
7 28 (14.29%) NetApp
8 27 (13.78%) Dell
9 22 (11.22%) EMC
10 16 (8.16%) 3PAR
10 16 (8.16%) Atlassian
10 16 (8.16%) Nimble Storage
10 16 (8.16%) Symantec
11 14 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 13 (6.63%) Aruba
12 13 (6.63%) IBM
13 12 (6.12%) Brocade
13 12 (6.12%) jetNEXUS
13 12 (6.12%) Rackspace
14 9 (4.59%) Civica