Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 664 528 469
Rank change year-on-year -136 -59 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 616 947 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 1.90% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 572 880 1215
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +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 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -125 582 £42,500 - 33
UK excluding London -104 391 £40,000 -3.61% 23
London -20 222 £50,000 - 13
South East -122 133 £40,000 -6.98% 7
Midlands +62 89 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands +38 70 £42,500 - 8
South West -28 58 £40,000 +8.11% 2
East of England -18 45 £50,000 +17.03% 3
North of England -41 41 £37,500 -
North West -20 26 £37,500 -
Wales +37 25 £40,000 +9.59% 3
East Midlands +28 19 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire +14 13 £39,000 +4.00%
Scotland -7 4 £43,250 +6.13%
North East -3 2 £26,000 +15.56%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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).

1 616 (100.00%) VMware
2 505 (81.98%) Windows
3 418 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 354 (57.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 336 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 335 (54.38%) Windows Server
7 298 (48.38%) Active Directory
8 273 (44.32%) MCSE
9 266 (43.18%) Cisco
10 261 (42.37%) SAN
11 245 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 238 (38.64%) Citrix
13 205 (33.28%) MS Exchange
14 204 (33.12%) Cisco Certification
15 187 (30.36%) CCNA
16 186 (30.19%) Office 365
17 179 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 166 (26.95%) Hyper-V
19 160 (25.97%) ITIL
20 159 (25.81%) Firewall
21 142 (23.05%) Linux
22 137 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2013
23 132 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 128 (20.78%) Citrix Certification
25 123 (19.97%) Exchange Server 2010
26 122 (19.81%) MCSA
27 117 (18.99%) HP
28 113 (18.34%) vSphere
29 111 (18.02%) Data Centre
30 107 (17.37%) CCA

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
1 205 (33.28%) MS Exchange
2 137 (22.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 123 (19.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (9.58%) IIS
4 59 (9.58%) SharePoint
5 44 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.25%) Skype for Business
7 18 (2.92%) Apache
8 15 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.81%) nginx
12 4 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Relativity
2 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 186 (30.19%) Office 365
2 132 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.92%) SaaS
5 10 (1.62%) IaaS
6 9 (1.46%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.30%) PaaS
8 7 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.16%) Akamai
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.16%) G Suite
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 261 (42.37%) SAN
2 159 (25.81%) Firewall
3 107 (17.37%) DNS
4 87 (14.12%) DHCP
5 86 (13.96%) WAN
6 75 (12.18%) VPN
7 72 (11.69%) iSCSI
8 68 (11.04%) LAN
9 60 (9.74%) NAS
10 54 (8.77%) TCP/IP
11 49 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (7.95%) VoIP
12 38 (6.17%) NetScaler
13 35 (5.68%) VLAN
14 34 (5.52%) Fibre Channel
15 33 (5.36%) MPLS
16 32 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (5.03%) Remote Desktop
18 29 (4.71%) Internet
19 27 (4.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.62%) MySQL
4 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (7.31%) Finance
2 19 (3.08%) Advertising
3 13 (2.11%) Banking
4 10 (1.62%) Retail
5 9 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.14%) Law
7 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) French Language
8 3 (0.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.32%) Back Office
9 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 166 (26.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 99 (16.07%) Consultant
3 94 (15.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 77 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 76 (12.34%) VMware Engineer
6 49 (7.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 43 (6.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 42 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (6.66%) 3rd Line Support
10 36 (5.84%) Analyst
10 36 (5.84%) Systems Engineer
11 32 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
11 32 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
12 29 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
12 29 (4.71%) Network Engineer
13 28 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
14 27 (4.38%) VMware Consultant
15 26 (4.22%) Storage Engineer
15 26 (4.22%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.57%) Web Services
2 12 (1.95%) XMPP
3 6 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (0.97%) Middleware
3 6 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.65%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.65%) LAMP
5 3 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) WSH
7 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 57 (9.25%) Clustering
3 46 (7.47%) Replication
4 27 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.41%) Driving Licence
6 19 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.62%) EMC VNX
7 10 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.62%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 7 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.14%) DataPower
9 7 (1.14%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.14%) iSeries
9 7 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.97%) User Experience
11 4 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 505 (81.98%) Windows
2 335 (54.38%) Windows Server
3 245 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 179 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 142 (23.05%) Linux
6 94 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (7.95%) Windows 7
8 38 (6.17%) Windows 10
9 34 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (3.73%) CentOS
11 19 (3.08%) Unix
12 11 (1.79%) AIX
12 11 (1.79%) Debian
13 9 (1.46%) Android
14 8 (1.30%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.14%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.97%) OS/400
16 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (25.97%) ITIL
2 76 (12.34%) Presales
3 73 (11.85%) Migration
4 66 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 41 (6.66%) Project Management
7 39 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 37 (6.01%) Change Management
9 30 (4.87%) High Availability
10 28 (4.55%) Time Management
11 27 (4.38%) Load Balancing
12 24 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
13 22 (3.57%) ITIL V3
13 22 (3.57%) Line Management
14 20 (3.25%) CRM
14 20 (3.25%) Information Security
14 20 (3.25%) IT Strategy
14 20 (3.25%) Server Building
14 20 (3.25%) Service Management
15 19 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 97 (15.75%) SQL
2 96 (15.58%) PowerShell
3 32 (5.19%) Bash Shell
4 28 (4.55%) Perl
4 28 (4.55%) VBScript
5 27 (4.38%) Python
6 19 (3.08%) Java
7 18 (2.92%) Shell Script
8 16 (2.60%) C
9 15 (2.44%) Ruby
10 5 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 273 (44.32%) MCSE
3 204 (33.12%) Cisco Certification
4 187 (30.36%) CCNA
5 128 (20.78%) Citrix Certification
6 122 (19.81%) MCSA
7 107 (17.37%) CCA
8 91 (14.77%) MCITP
9 75 (12.18%) CCNP
10 64 (10.39%) MCP
11 54 (8.77%) Degree
12 46 (7.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 42 (6.82%) VCP5
14 30 (4.87%) RHCE
15 23 (3.73%) CCIE
16 20 (3.25%) MCTS
16 20 (3.25%) RHCSA
17 19 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
18 17 (2.76%) CCAA
19 16 (2.60%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.33%) SLA
2 17 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (0.81%) QA
6 3 (0.49%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 354 (57.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 298 (48.38%) Active Directory
3 166 (26.95%) Hyper-V
4 113 (18.34%) vSphere
5 105 (17.05%) VMware ESXi
6 92 (14.94%) XenApp
7 46 (7.47%) Terminal Services
8 37 (6.01%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.92%) VMware NSX
10 16 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (2.11%) vCloud
14 10 (1.62%) NFS
15 6 (0.97%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.81%) XenServer
17 4 (0.65%) Firmware
17 4 (0.65%) KVM
18 3 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 76 (12.34%) Backup Exec
2 65 (10.55%) vCenter Server
3 60 (9.74%) SCCM
4 36 (5.84%) SCOM
5 29 (4.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 28 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 28 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 27 (4.38%) Puppet
8 17 (2.76%) vRealize
9 12 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 12 (1.95%) WSUS
10 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.14%) Cacti
12 6 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.97%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 616 (100.00%) VMware
2 418 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 266 (43.18%) Cisco
4 238 (38.64%) Citrix
5 117 (18.99%) HP
6 91 (14.77%) NetApp
7 89 (14.45%) Juniper
8 77 (12.50%) Veeam
9 64 (10.39%) Dell
10 61 (9.90%) Symantec
11 59 (9.58%) SonicWALL
12 58 (9.42%) Red Hat
13 55 (8.93%) EMC
14 48 (7.79%) Veritas
15 35 (5.68%) IBM
16 34 (5.52%) F5
16 34 (5.52%) Forcepoint
17 29 (4.71%) EqualLogic
18 28 (4.55%) Altiris
19 23 (3.73%) Google