Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 637 542 487
Rank change year-on-year -95 -55 -57
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 585 807 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 1.77% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 506 722 1,120
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,175 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +1.19%

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 40,722 45,488 57,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.52% 25.69% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,591 36,151 46,307
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -107 525 £42,500 - 71
UK excluding London -94 356 £40,000 - 48
London -26 203 £50,000 - 23
South East -45 131 £38,500 -9.41% 12
Midlands +32 90 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +43 78 £40,000 - 11
East of England -12 44 £50,000 +8.70% 6
South West -21 34 £37,500 +4.90% 10
Wales +33 31 £40,000 -
North of England -64 28 £38,000 +1.33% 8
North West -39 20 £38,000 -1.30% 2
East Midlands +12 12 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -6 6 £42,500 +13.33% 4
North East -36 2 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Scotland -43 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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).

1 585 (100.00%) VMware
2 472 (80.68%) Windows
3 411 (70.26%) Microsoft
4 360 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 327 (55.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 307 (52.48%) Windows Server
7 282 (48.21%) MCSE
8 250 (42.74%) Citrix
9 242 (41.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 233 (39.83%) Active Directory
11 229 (39.15%) Cisco
12 220 (37.61%) SAN
13 202 (34.53%) Office 365
14 191 (32.65%) Hyper-V
15 164 (28.03%) MS Exchange
16 163 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 159 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
18 154 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
19 137 (23.42%) Citrix Certification
20 134 (22.91%) CCNA
21 126 (21.54%) Firewall
22 125 (21.37%) CCA
23 123 (21.03%) ITIL
23 123 (21.03%) VMware ESXi
24 121 (20.68%) Linux
25 118 (20.17%) XenApp
26 117 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
27 107 (18.29%) Data Centre
27 107 (18.29%) vSphere
28 98 (16.75%) Presales

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
1 164 (28.03%) MS Exchange
2 117 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 94 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (8.72%) SharePoint
5 41 (7.01%) IIS
6 35 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (4.44%) Skype for Business
8 25 (4.27%) Apache
9 24 (4.10%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.17%) nginx
14 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 202 (34.53%) Office 365
2 154 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.56%) SaaS
5 13 (2.22%) IaaS
5 13 (2.22%) PaaS
6 11 (1.88%) Mimecast
7 9 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 220 (37.61%) SAN
2 126 (21.54%) Firewall
3 85 (14.53%) DNS
4 72 (12.31%) DHCP
5 60 (10.26%) WAN
6 54 (9.23%) LAN
7 53 (9.06%) iSCSI
8 51 (8.72%) NAS
9 46 (7.86%) NetScaler
10 40 (6.84%) VPN
11 39 (6.67%) VoIP
12 36 (6.15%) TCP/IP
13 29 (4.96%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (4.10%) MPLS
16 23 (3.93%) VLAN
17 22 (3.76%) Ethernet
18 21 (3.59%) Network Security
18 21 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.68%) MySQL
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (7.69%) Finance
2 17 (2.91%) Advertising
2 17 (2.91%) Banking
3 14 (2.39%) Law
4 9 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.34%) Automotive
7 2 (0.34%) Back Office
7 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 142 (24.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (17.26%) Consultant
3 86 (14.70%) VMware Engineer
4 84 (14.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 70 (11.97%) Support Engineer
6 62 (10.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 44 (7.52%) Architect
8 37 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (5.64%) IT Engineer
11 32 (5.47%) Technical Architect
12 29 (4.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 27 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
15 24 (4.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (4.10%) Storage Engineer
16 22 (3.76%) Analyst
16 22 (3.76%) Server Engineer
16 22 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.47%) Web Services
2 8 (1.37%) Middleware
2 8 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (1.37%) XMPP
3 6 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.34%) LDAP
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.17%) WSH
5 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 60 (10.26%) Clustering
3 41 (7.01%) Replication
4 28 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.05%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.54%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.54%) iSeries
9 9 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.37%) CMDB
10 8 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.20%) PKI
11 7 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (0.85%) DataPower
13 4 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 472 (80.68%) Windows
2 307 (52.48%) Windows Server
3 242 (41.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (20.68%) Linux
6 81 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (8.21%) Windows 10
8 47 (8.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (4.96%) Windows 7
10 13 (2.22%) CentOS
11 9 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.37%) Debian
12 8 (1.37%) OS/400
12 8 (1.37%) Unix
13 7 (1.20%) VMS
14 5 (0.85%) AIX
14 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.03%) ITIL
2 98 (16.75%) Presales
3 51 (8.72%) Line Management
4 49 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (8.38%) Project Management
5 39 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 38 (6.50%) Time Management
7 37 (6.32%) Migration
8 27 (4.62%) Business Development
8 27 (4.62%) Change Management
8 27 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
9 26 (4.44%) Application Packaging
9 26 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 22 (3.76%) Problem Management
11 21 (3.59%) High Availability
12 20 (3.42%) DevOps
13 19 (3.25%) ITIL V3
13 19 (3.25%) Server Building
14 18 (3.08%) Business Continuity
15 17 (2.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 96 (16.41%) SQL
2 70 (11.97%) PowerShell
3 40 (6.84%) Python
4 38 (6.50%) Perl
5 29 (4.96%) Java
6 25 (4.27%) Ruby
7 24 (4.10%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.39%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.88%) VBScript
10 6 (1.03%) C
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 327 (55.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 282 (48.21%) MCSE
3 159 (27.18%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (23.42%) Citrix Certification
5 134 (22.91%) CCNA
6 125 (21.37%) CCA
7 94 (16.07%) MCSA
8 80 (13.68%) MCITP
9 68 (11.62%) Degree
10 63 (10.77%) CCNP
11 53 (9.06%) MCP
12 48 (8.21%) RHCE
13 46 (7.86%) VCP5
14 41 (7.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (5.30%) VCAP
16 26 (4.44%) RHCSA
17 23 (3.93%) VCP6
18 22 (3.76%) CCIE
19 20 (3.42%) Security Cleared
20 17 (2.91%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.62%) SLA
2 13 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.85%) QA
4 3 (0.51%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 360 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 233 (39.83%) Active Directory
3 191 (32.65%) Hyper-V
4 123 (21.03%) VMware ESXi
5 118 (20.17%) XenApp
6 107 (18.29%) vSphere
7 46 (7.86%) XenDesktop
8 32 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (4.44%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (2.39%) VMware NSX
12 12 (2.05%) vCloud
13 9 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (1.03%) NFS
15 5 (0.85%) XenServer
16 4 (0.68%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.51%) Firmware
17 3 (0.51%) KVM
18 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 76 (12.99%) SCCM
2 66 (11.28%) vCenter Server
3 58 (9.91%) Backup Exec
4 37 (6.32%) Puppet
5 33 (5.64%) SCOM
5 33 (5.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 31 (5.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 31 (5.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 27 (4.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 24 (4.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 23 (3.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 23 (3.93%) SCOrch
9 23 (3.93%) vRealize
10 18 (3.08%) WSUS
11 13 (2.22%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (1.37%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 585 (100.00%) VMware
2 411 (70.26%) Microsoft
3 250 (42.74%) Citrix
4 229 (39.15%) Cisco
5 97 (16.58%) HP
6 86 (14.70%) NetApp
7 73 (12.48%) Juniper
8 68 (11.62%) Red Hat
9 66 (11.28%) Veeam
10 51 (8.72%) Symantec
11 47 (8.03%) Veritas
12 41 (7.01%) Dell
13 37 (6.32%) IBM
14 36 (6.15%) EMC
15 35 (5.98%) F5
16 33 (5.64%) Forcepoint
17 31 (5.30%) Altiris
18 29 (4.96%) SonicWALL
19 23 (3.93%) Google
20 22 (3.76%) SolarWinds