Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 734 644 580
Rank change year-on-year -90 -64 +93
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 170 293 640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 1.41% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 117 220 547
10th Percentile £32,800 £30,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £54,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -2.44% +2.50%

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 19,318 20,707 35,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.34% 21.47% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12,329 15,587 25,975
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.19%

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 2021. 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 -73 157 £52,500 +10.53% 36
UK excluding London -9 123 £47,500 +18.75% 28
South East +48 44 £42,500 -6.59% 9
London -37 38 £61,250 +6.52% 9
Work from Home -136 35 £55,000 -21.43% 6
Midlands -7 26 £40,000 +3.23% 6
North of England -21 23 £57,000 +52.00% 5
North West +20 21 £57,000 +21.28% 4
West Midlands -12 20 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East of England +13 12 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South West -44 11 £50,000 +33.33% 5
East Midlands +8 6 £45,000 - 4
Scotland -18 5 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +23 2 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire -28 2 £42,500 +41.67%

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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).

1 170 (100.00%) VMware
2 122 (71.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (62.35%) Microsoft
4 101 (59.41%) Windows
5 88 (51.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (51.76%) Azure
6 84 (49.41%) Active Directory
7 66 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 64 (37.65%) Cisco
10 63 (37.06%) Citrix
11 61 (35.88%) Data Centre
12 60 (35.29%) PowerShell
13 59 (34.71%) AWS
13 59 (34.71%) Windows Server
14 57 (33.53%) vSphere
15 55 (32.35%) MCSE
16 53 (31.18%) ITIL
17 52 (30.59%) MCSA
18 50 (29.41%) CCNA
19 49 (28.82%) Microsoft 365
20 48 (28.24%) Hyper-V
21 47 (27.65%) VMware ESXi
22 42 (24.71%) SAN
22 42 (24.71%) Firewall
23 40 (23.53%) XenApp
24 39 (22.94%) VSAN
25 37 (21.76%) vRealize
25 37 (21.76%) DHCP
26 36 (21.18%) DNS

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 15 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.35%) IIS
5 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (51.76%) Azure
2 59 (34.71%) AWS
3 49 (28.82%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (8.82%) OpenShift
5 12 (7.06%) IaaS
6 8 (4.71%) GCP
6 8 (4.71%) Mimecast
7 7 (4.12%) Azure Storage
8 6 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.35%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.35%) PaaS
10 3 (1.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (1.76%) SaaS
11 1 (0.59%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.59%) Boomi
11 1 (0.59%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.71%) Firewall
1 42 (24.71%) SAN
2 39 (22.94%) VSAN
3 37 (21.76%) DHCP
4 36 (21.18%) DNS
5 20 (11.76%) NAS
6 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.82%) VPN
7 13 (7.65%) VLAN
8 10 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (4.71%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.71%) Network Security
10 7 (4.12%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.53%) Internet
11 6 (3.53%) MPLS
11 6 (3.53%) VoIP
12 5 (2.94%) WAN
13 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.35%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MSI
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 27 (15.88%) Social Skills
2 23 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.29%) Finance
5 8 (4.71%) Military
5 8 (4.71%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.35%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.35%) Law
7 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.76%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 2 (1.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.59%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (33.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.12%) Consultant
2 24 (14.12%) IT Engineer
3 20 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.82%) Architect
7 14 (8.24%) Design Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 14 (8.24%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (6.47%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
11 9 (5.29%) Analyst
11 9 (5.29%) IT Support
11 9 (5.29%) Service Desk Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) VMware Architect
12 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.41%) LDAP
2 5 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) CGI
3 1 (0.59%) Flash
3 1 (0.59%) WSH
3 1 (0.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (35.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 15 (8.82%) Clustering
4 14 (8.24%) Replication
5 12 (7.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.35%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.35%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.35%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.76%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.76%) LIMS
9 3 (1.76%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (1.18%) SCADA
11 1 (0.59%) iPhone
11 1 (0.59%) PMI
11 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (59.41%) Windows
2 59 (34.71%) Windows Server
3 29 (17.06%) Linux
4 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (8.24%) Windows 10
7 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.47%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.35%) Unix
10 3 (1.76%) Android
10 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (31.18%) ITIL
3 34 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (18.82%) Migration
5 24 (14.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 23 (13.53%) Network Virtualisation
7 22 (12.94%) Service Management
8 20 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (10.59%) Load Balancing
10 16 (9.41%) Converged Infrastructure
10 16 (9.41%) ITIL V3
10 16 (9.41%) Requirements Gathering
11 15 (8.82%) eTOM
11 15 (8.82%) High Availability
11 15 (8.82%) Presales
11 15 (8.82%) Server Virtualisation
12 12 (7.06%) IT Strategy
13 10 (5.88%) Patch Management
14 9 (5.29%) Project Management
15 8 (4.71%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 30 (17.65%) SQL
3 8 (4.71%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.71%) Python
4 6 (3.53%) VBScript
5 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.18%) VB
7 1 (0.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 88 (51.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (38.82%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (32.35%) MCSE
4 52 (30.59%) MCSA
5 50 (29.41%) CCNA
6 31 (18.24%) CCNP
7 29 (17.06%) VCP6
8 23 (13.53%) Security Cleared
9 22 (12.94%) SC Cleared
10 20 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (10.59%) Degree
12 17 (10.00%) MCITP
13 12 (7.06%) MCP
14 9 (5.29%) DV Cleared
14 9 (5.29%) RHCE
15 8 (4.71%) CCA
15 8 (4.71%) NCDA
16 6 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (3.53%) NCIE
17 5 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.76%) PMO
2 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 122 (71.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (49.41%) Active Directory
3 57 (33.53%) vSphere
4 48 (28.24%) Hyper-V
5 47 (27.65%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (23.53%) XenApp
7 29 (17.06%) VMware NSX
7 29 (17.06%) XenDesktop
8 24 (14.12%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (7.65%) vCloud
11 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.35%) Firmware
13 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (21.76%) vRealize
2 30 (17.65%) Ansible
3 16 (9.41%) HAProxy
3 16 (9.41%) SCCM
4 15 (8.82%) Kubernetes
4 15 (8.82%) Terraform
5 9 (5.29%) Puppet
5 9 (5.29%) SCOM
5 9 (5.29%) vCenter Server
6 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.94%) WSUS
8 4 (2.35%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.35%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.76%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.76%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.76%) Sysprep
10 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 170 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 64 (37.65%) Cisco
4 63 (37.06%) Citrix
5 34 (20.00%) NetApp
6 32 (18.82%) Dell
7 31 (18.24%) Veeam
8 27 (15.88%) HP
8 27 (15.88%) Red Hat
9 24 (14.12%) EMC
10 22 (12.94%) IBM
10 22 (12.94%) Oracle
11 20 (11.76%) F5
12 16 (9.41%) Infoblox
13 10 (5.88%) Ivanti
13 10 (5.88%) SolarWinds
14 9 (5.29%) Brocade
15 8 (4.71%) Nimble Storage
15 8 (4.71%) Symantec
16 7 (4.12%) 3PAR