Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 499 458
Rank change year-on-year -106 -41 +48
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 680 1127 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 2.13% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 617 1015 1210
UK median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -2.38%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42913 52851 59740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.43% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 42707 47419
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 -105 649 £45,000 - 37
UK excluding London -109 427 £40,000 -5.88% 29
London -26 251 £50,000 - 10
South East -144 119 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Midlands +36 89 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North of England +5 88 £42,000 +5.00% 3
West Midlands +46 66 £40,000 -4.76% 2
South West -22 64 £40,000 +6.67% 7
North West -7 52 £40,000 -15.79% 1
East of England -25 41 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Yorkshire +32 33 £42,500 +11.84% 1
East Midlands +16 23 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wales +14 15 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Scotland +18 13 £40,000 +8.11% 1
North East +17 3 £27,000 -6.90% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 680 (100.00%) VMware
2 532 (78.24%) Windows
3 418 (61.47%) Microsoft
4 408 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 399 (58.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 388 (57.06%) Active Directory
7 380 (55.88%) Windows Server
8 302 (44.41%) MCSE
9 296 (43.53%) SAN
10 272 (40.00%) Cisco
11 251 (36.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 244 (35.88%) Cisco Certification
13 224 (32.94%) Citrix
14 221 (32.50%) MS Exchange
15 220 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 208 (30.59%) CCNA
17 204 (30.00%) ITIL
18 201 (29.56%) Firewall
19 174 (25.59%) Office 365
20 173 (25.44%) vSphere
21 168 (24.71%) MCSA
22 166 (24.41%) Linux
23 159 (23.38%) Hyper-V
24 142 (20.88%) Data Centre
25 140 (20.59%) NetApp
26 130 (19.12%) DNS
26 130 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
27 129 (18.97%) HP
28 124 (18.24%) MCITP
29 112 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 221 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 112 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (11.32%) IIS
5 66 (9.71%) SharePoint
6 33 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.91%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.03%) Apache
9 7 (1.03%) nginx
10 6 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.88%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.74%) SAS
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.29%) Relativity
3 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 174 (25.59%) Office 365
2 130 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.91%) SaaS
5 11 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.18%) IaaS
6 8 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.44%) Akamai
11 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 296 (43.53%) SAN
2 201 (29.56%) Firewall
3 130 (19.12%) DNS
4 105 (15.44%) WAN
5 92 (13.53%) DHCP
6 87 (12.79%) LAN
7 85 (12.50%) VPN
8 77 (11.32%) Cisco ASA
9 71 (10.44%) iSCSI
10 64 (9.41%) NAS
11 54 (7.94%) TCP/IP
12 51 (7.50%) VoIP
13 41 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
13 41 (6.03%) VLAN
14 39 (5.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (5.59%) Wireless
16 33 (4.85%) MPLS
16 33 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
17 30 (4.41%) Internet
17 30 (4.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.91%) MySQL
4 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.59%) JIRA
2 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 71 (10.44%) Finance
2 28 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.35%) Advertising
4 9 (1.32%) Law
5 7 (1.03%) Banking
5 7 (1.03%) Legal
6 4 (0.59%) Back Office
6 4 (0.59%) French Language
7 3 (0.44%) Marketing
7 3 (0.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.29%) Automotive
8 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.15%) German Language
9 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (31.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 97 (14.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 77 (11.32%) Consultant
4 76 (11.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (11.18%) VMware Engineer
5 67 (9.85%) Analyst
5 67 (9.85%) Support Engineer
6 46 (6.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (6.47%) Storage Engineer
8 41 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
9 35 (5.15%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 35 (5.15%) VMware Consultant
10 34 (5.00%) Server Engineer
11 33 (4.85%) Support Analyst
12 32 (4.71%) Network Engineer
13 29 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
13 29 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 29 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
14 28 (4.12%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.50%) Web Services
2 7 (1.03%) XMPP
3 6 (0.88%) XML
4 4 (0.59%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.59%) Apache Flex
4 4 (0.59%) LAMP
4 4 (0.59%) XSLT
5 3 (0.44%) .NET
5 3 (0.44%) COM+
5 3 (0.44%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 142 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.06%) Clustering
3 43 (6.32%) Replication
4 35 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.56%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.24%) EMC VNX
7 19 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.21%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.18%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.18%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.18%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 6 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.88%) HP Storage
14 6 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 532 (78.24%) Windows
2 380 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 251 (36.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 220 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 166 (24.41%) Linux
6 81 (11.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (9.56%) Windows 7
8 37 (5.44%) Windows 10
9 32 (4.71%) CentOS
10 25 (3.68%) Unix
11 16 (2.35%) AIX
11 16 (2.35%) Android
11 16 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.62%) Windows Phone
13 10 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.88%) Debian
15 6 (0.88%) HPUX
16 4 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (30.00%) ITIL
2 72 (10.59%) Migration
3 70 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 60 (8.82%) Presales
5 55 (8.09%) Change Management
6 48 (7.06%) Project Management
6 48 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.88%) Time Management
8 33 (4.85%) ITIL V3
9 31 (4.56%) Problem Management
10 30 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 29 (4.26%) High Availability
11 29 (4.26%) Load Balancing
12 28 (4.12%) Service Management
13 25 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (3.68%) Information Security
14 23 (3.38%) IT Strategy
14 23 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
15 21 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
16 19 (2.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (15.59%) PowerShell
2 84 (12.35%) SQL
3 28 (4.12%) VBScript
4 24 (3.53%) Bash Shell
5 19 (2.79%) C
6 16 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.18%) PHP
8 6 (0.88%) Python
9 3 (0.44%) C#
9 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 399 (58.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 302 (44.41%) MCSE
3 244 (35.88%) Cisco Certification
4 208 (30.59%) CCNA
5 168 (24.71%) MCSA
6 124 (18.24%) MCITP
7 99 (14.56%) Citrix Certification
8 97 (14.26%) CCNP
9 74 (10.88%) MCP
10 70 (10.29%) CCA
11 69 (10.15%) Degree
12 51 (7.50%) VCP5
13 36 (5.29%) VCAP
14 34 (5.00%) CCIE
15 26 (3.82%) MCTS
16 25 (3.68%) RHCE
16 25 (3.68%) Security Cleared
16 25 (3.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (3.24%) CISSP
18 21 (3.09%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.38%) SLA
2 28 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.74%) QA
7 3 (0.44%) PMO
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 408 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 388 (57.06%) Active Directory
3 173 (25.44%) vSphere
4 159 (23.38%) Hyper-V
5 86 (12.65%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (11.47%) XenApp
7 53 (7.79%) Terminal Services
8 32 (4.71%) XenDesktop
9 29 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (3.53%) vCloud
11 23 (3.38%) VMware NSX
12 20 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.62%) XenServer
14 10 (1.47%) KVM
14 10 (1.47%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.32%) NFS
16 8 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 78 (11.47%) Backup Exec
2 58 (8.53%) SCCM
3 52 (7.65%) vCenter Server
4 49 (7.21%) SCOM
5 20 (2.94%) vRealize
6 17 (2.50%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (1.62%) Nagios
7 11 (1.62%) PowerCLI
8 10 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 10 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.18%) Cacti
10 8 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.18%) Puppet
10 8 (1.18%) WSUS
11 7 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 680 (100.00%) VMware
2 418 (61.47%) Microsoft
3 272 (40.00%) Cisco
4 224 (32.94%) Citrix
5 140 (20.59%) NetApp
6 129 (18.97%) HP
7 101 (14.85%) Veeam
8 93 (13.68%) Dell
9 74 (10.88%) Juniper
10 70 (10.29%) EMC
11 59 (8.68%) SonicWALL
12 56 (8.24%) Red Hat
13 50 (7.35%) Symantec
14 40 (5.88%) EqualLogic
15 25 (3.68%) Veritas
16 24 (3.53%) Dell Compellent
16 24 (3.53%) IBM
17 21 (3.09%) CheckPoint
17 21 (3.09%) Palo Alto
17 21 (3.09%) SolarWinds