Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 585 652 627
Rank change year-on-year +67 -25 -120
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 623 610 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 1.46% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 546 460 636
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +0.56% -0.56%
10th Percentile £21,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% -5.88%

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 35,414 41,700 43,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 23.82% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25,666 31,036 33,990
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.65% -

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 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +84 603 £46,500 +3.33% 82
UK excluding London +126 436 £41,500 +2.47% 60
North of England +151 202 £24,500 -38.75% 10
London +50 175 £52,500 -4.55% 25
Yorkshire +116 133 £22,000 -43.23% 3
South East -23 84 £55,000 +46.67% 14
Midlands +63 72 £47,500 +22.58% 14
North West +52 68 £42,500 - 7
West Midlands +29 52 £46,250 +15.63% 7
East of England +66 47 £53,750 +26.47% 11
East Midlands +32 20 £52,500 +40.00% 7
South West -5 20 £41,000 -3.53% 8
Isle of Man - 10 £48,000 -
Wales +9 1 £50,000 +25.00%
North East - 1 £24,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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).

1 623 (100.00%) VMware
2 485 (77.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 471 (75.60%) Microsoft
4 443 (71.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 400 (64.21%) MCSE
6 373 (59.87%) Cisco
7 371 (59.55%) Active Directory
8 335 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
9 327 (52.49%) Windows
10 304 (48.80%) CCNA
11 245 (39.33%) Citrix
12 239 (38.36%) Firewall
13 236 (37.88%) ITIL
14 230 (36.92%) Windows Server
15 212 (34.03%) Data Centre
16 209 (33.55%) Office 365
17 208 (33.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 182 (29.21%) MCSA
19 157 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 146 (23.43%) MCITP
21 144 (23.11%) DNS
22 140 (22.47%) SAN
23 137 (21.99%) Wireless
24 134 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
25 133 (21.35%) Meraki
26 130 (20.87%) HP
27 127 (20.39%) VoIP
28 126 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
29 123 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
30 121 (19.42%) DHCP

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
1 110 (17.66%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.93%) Skype for Business
6 11 (1.77%) IIS
7 7 (1.12%) Confluence
7 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.80%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 209 (33.55%) Office 365
2 208 (33.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.21%) IaaS
6 12 (1.93%) Mimecast
6 12 (1.93%) SaaS
7 7 (1.12%) PaaS
7 7 (1.12%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 239 (38.36%) Firewall
2 144 (23.11%) DNS
3 140 (22.47%) SAN
4 137 (21.99%) Wireless
5 127 (20.39%) VoIP
6 121 (19.42%) DHCP
7 107 (17.17%) 3G
7 107 (17.17%) ADSL
7 107 (17.17%) Broadband
8 45 (7.22%) TCP/IP
9 41 (6.58%) NAS
10 40 (6.42%) WAN
11 38 (6.10%) iSCSI
12 37 (5.94%) Network Security
13 34 (5.46%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (5.30%) LAN
15 31 (4.98%) VSAN
16 30 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
16 30 (4.82%) VLAN
16 30 (4.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.12%) Power BI
5 6 (0.96%) MySQL
5 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.12%) JIRA
2 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.96%) Terragrunt
4 1 (0.16%) GitLab
4 1 (0.16%) GoCD
General
1 55 (8.83%) Finance
2 25 (4.01%) Retail
3 22 (3.53%) Marketing
4 17 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.93%) Advertising
6 10 (1.61%) Legal
7 8 (1.28%) Law
8 6 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.96%) Military
9 5 (0.80%) Banking
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 129 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 123 (19.74%) Analyst
3 108 (17.34%) Support Analyst
4 95 (15.25%) Technical Analyst
4 95 (15.25%) Technical Support
5 92 (14.77%) Technical Support Analyst
6 74 (11.88%) Consultant
7 64 (10.27%) 1st Line Support
7 64 (10.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 64 (10.27%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 57 (9.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 53 (8.51%) Support Engineer
10 48 (7.70%) VMware Engineer
11 47 (7.54%) IT Engineer
12 45 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
13 44 (7.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 42 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
15 38 (6.10%) Network Engineer
16 37 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
17 35 (5.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.41%) Web Services
2 12 (1.93%) Flash
3 6 (0.96%) LDAP
4 3 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.16%) .NET
5 1 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.16%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.16%) OAuth
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 212 (34.03%) Data Centre
2 59 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.19%) Replication
4 43 (6.90%) Clustering
5 26 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.93%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.28%) User Experience
11 7 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.96%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.80%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.80%) PKI
13 5 (0.80%) PlayStation
13 5 (0.80%) Xbox
14 4 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 327 (52.49%) Windows
2 230 (36.92%) Windows Server
3 134 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (17.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (15.57%) Linux
6 54 (8.67%) Windows 7
7 32 (5.14%) Unix
8 27 (4.33%) Windows 8
9 22 (3.53%) Windows 10
10 20 (3.21%) AIX
11 17 (2.73%) CentOS
12 14 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (1.12%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.96%) Android
17 4 (0.64%) VMS
18 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.16%) Solaris
19 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (37.88%) ITIL
2 157 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 126 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
4 123 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 107 (17.17%) Supplier Management
6 80 (12.84%) Presales
7 76 (12.20%) Project Management
8 59 (9.47%) Change Management
9 49 (7.87%) Service Management
10 48 (7.70%) Business Continuity
11 45 (7.22%) Migration
12 40 (6.42%) Line Management
13 36 (5.78%) Problem Management
14 34 (5.46%) ITIL V3
15 32 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 29 (4.65%) PRINCE2
17 28 (4.49%) Incident Management
18 27 (4.33%) Service Delivery
19 25 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (3.85%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (16.53%) PowerShell
2 56 (8.99%) SQL
3 19 (3.05%) Bash Shell
3 19 (3.05%) C
4 18 (2.89%) VBScript
5 17 (2.73%) Shell Script
6 11 (1.77%) Python
7 5 (0.80%) PHP
7 5 (0.80%) VB
8 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Java
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 485 (77.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (64.21%) MCSE
3 335 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
4 304 (48.80%) CCNA
5 182 (29.21%) MCSA
6 146 (23.43%) MCITP
7 60 (9.63%) Degree
8 58 (9.31%) CCNP
9 52 (8.35%) VCP6
10 49 (7.87%) MCP
11 40 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (4.49%) Security Cleared
13 27 (4.33%) VCP5
14 23 (3.69%) RHCE
15 20 (3.21%) CCA
15 20 (3.21%) SSCP
16 16 (2.57%) CCAA
17 15 (2.41%) VCAP
18 13 (2.09%) CISSP
18 13 (2.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (17.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (12.04%) ISO 9001
3 54 (8.67%) SLA
4 12 (1.93%) PMO
5 10 (1.61%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.12%) COBIT
7 6 (0.96%) GDPR
8 4 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 443 (71.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 371 (59.55%) Active Directory
3 113 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 83 (13.32%) vSphere
5 62 (9.95%) XenApp
6 58 (9.31%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (6.26%) XenDesktop
8 23 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (3.53%) VMware NSX
10 16 (2.57%) NFS
11 13 (2.09%) vCloud
12 12 (1.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 11 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.28%) DFS Replication
15 7 (1.12%) BitLocker
15 7 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.48%) Docker
18 1 (0.16%) Firmware
18 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 83 (13.32%) SCCM
2 35 (5.62%) WSUS
3 27 (4.33%) SCOM
4 24 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 21 (3.37%) vRealize
6 16 (2.57%) vCenter Server
7 14 (2.25%) Puppet
8 13 (2.09%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.44%) PowerCLI
11 8 (1.28%) SCVMM
12 7 (1.12%) Terraform
13 5 (0.80%) Ansible
13 5 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.80%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.64%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 623 (100.00%) VMware
2 471 (75.60%) Microsoft
3 373 (59.87%) Cisco
4 245 (39.33%) Citrix
5 133 (21.35%) Meraki
6 130 (20.87%) HP
7 117 (18.78%) Aruba
8 107 (17.17%) Polycom
9 99 (15.89%) NetApp
10 73 (11.72%) Nimble Storage
11 60 (9.63%) Dell
11 60 (9.63%) Veeam
12 31 (4.98%) Mitel
13 29 (4.65%) EMC
14 23 (3.69%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.05%) Fortinet
15 19 (3.05%) IBM
16 17 (2.73%) 3PAR
16 17 (2.73%) Palo Alto
17 15 (2.41%) SonicWALL