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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
Rank 496 476 415
Rank change year-on-year -20 -61  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 399 568 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.99% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 350 473 595
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £60,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.70%  

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 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 362 £45,000 - 36
London +20 142 £47,500 -5.00% 17
South East -21 63 £41,750 -9.72% 11
East of England +17 39 £47,500 +14.45%
Hertfordshire +22 34 £47,500 +26.66%
North West -22 34 £42,500 +13.33% 6
West Midlands +26 26 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +5 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +21 19 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +15 19 £52,500 - 1
South Wales +15 19 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wales +8 19 £40,000 +17.64% 1
City of London +39 17 £57,500 +29.21% 3
South West +2 17 £33,000 -12.00%
Hampshire -5 16 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Leeds +10 15 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Manchester -30 15 £34,250 -8.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £50,000 -
Surrey +23 12 £38,000 -20.83% 2
Merseyside +8 12 £45,000 - 2
Liverpool +8 12 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands -4 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Newport +3 11 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Worcestershire -3 11 £40,000 +21.21%
Southampton +12 10 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Watford -2 10 £52,500 +57.89%
Worcester -8 10 £36,500 +10.60%
Bracknell +16 9 £52,500 +9.37% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Wiltshire +13 9 £32,500 -27.77%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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).

1 763 (100.00%) VMware
2 608 (79.69%) Windows
3 472 (61.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 463 (60.68%) Microsoft
5 438 (57.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 395 (51.77%) Active Directory
7 391 (51.25%) Windows Server
8 343 (44.95%) MCSE
9 290 (38.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 261 (34.21%) Cisco
11 260 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
12 259 (33.94%) ITIL
13 240 (31.45%) Citrix
14 239 (31.32%) SAN
15 236 (30.93%) CCNA
15 236 (30.93%) MS Excel
16 232 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 225 (29.49%) Hyper-V
18 221 (28.96%) MS Exchange
19 203 (26.61%) vSphere
20 201 (26.34%) Office 365
21 173 (22.67%) MCSA
22 166 (21.76%) Linux
22 166 (21.76%) Firewall
23 148 (19.40%) NetApp
24 145 (19.00%) HP
25 142 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2013
26 135 (17.69%) Data Centre
27 129 (16.91%) DNS
28 127 (16.64%) SQL Server

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related 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 (28.96%) MS Exchange
2 142 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 110 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 65 (8.52%) IIS
5 63 (8.26%) SharePoint
6 44 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (3.93%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.05%) Apache
10 7 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.52%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.52%) nginx
11 4 (0.52%) SAS
12 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 236 (30.93%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.50%) MS Office
3 15 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) MS Project
5 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 201 (26.34%) Office 365
2 127 (16.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.83%) SaaS
6 13 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.57%) IaaS
8 9 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.79%) PaaS
10 4 (0.52%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.26%) G Suite
13 1 (0.13%) Akamai
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (31.32%) SAN
2 166 (21.76%) Firewall
3 129 (16.91%) DNS
4 108 (14.15%) DHCP
5 87 (11.40%) LAN
5 87 (11.40%) WAN
6 80 (10.48%) VLAN
7 75 (9.83%) VPN
8 70 (9.17%) NAS
9 55 (7.21%) iSCSI
10 37 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
11 36 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (4.59%) VoIP
12 35 (4.59%) Wireless
13 34 (4.46%) TCP/IP
14 22 (2.88%) Network Security
15 21 (2.75%) Skype
16 20 (2.62%) MPLS
17 11 (1.44%) BGP
17 11 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.62%) MySQL
2 20 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.66%) Big Data
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.13%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (0.66%) JIRA
1 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (8.78%) Finance
2 29 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.62%) Retail
4 13 (1.70%) Marketing
5 11 (1.44%) Advertising
5 11 (1.44%) Back Office
5 11 (1.44%) Billing
6 7 (0.92%) Legal
7 6 (0.79%) Banking
8 5 (0.66%) Law
9 4 (0.52%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.52%) French Language
9 4 (0.52%) German Language
10 3 (0.39%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 220 (28.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 120 (15.73%) VMware Engineer
3 98 (12.84%) Support Engineer
4 84 (11.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 82 (10.75%) Consultant
6 62 (8.13%) Analyst
7 59 (7.73%) IT Engineer
8 51 (6.68%) Architect
8 51 (6.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 46 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (5.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 42 (5.50%) Infrastructure Support
12 40 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
13 39 (5.11%) IT Support
13 39 (5.11%) Storage Engineer
14 36 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
15 35 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 31 (4.06%) Server Engineer
16 31 (4.06%) Wintel Engineer
17 30 (3.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.23%) LAMP
2 12 (1.57%) Web Services
3 11 (1.44%) XML
4 9 (1.18%) XSLT
5 5 (0.66%) .NET
6 4 (0.52%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.26%) COM+
8 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 135 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.64%) Clustering
3 41 (5.37%) Replication
4 32 (4.19%) EMC VNX
5 31 (4.06%) Public Cloud
6 29 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 21 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.83%) PKI
11 13 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.18%) FlexPod
15 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 608 (79.69%) Windows
2 391 (51.25%) Windows Server
3 290 (38.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 232 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 166 (21.76%) Linux
6 91 (11.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (10.22%) Windows 7
8 36 (4.72%) Unix
9 27 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (3.01%) CentOS
11 22 (2.88%) Windows 10
12 18 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
13 12 (1.57%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.44%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.31%) Solaris
15 10 (1.31%) VMS
16 9 (1.18%) SUSE
16 9 (1.18%) Windows 2000
16 9 (1.18%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (33.94%) ITIL
2 76 (9.96%) Project Management
3 72 (9.44%) Migration
4 69 (9.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (7.21%) Change Management
6 41 (5.37%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.24%) Presales
8 36 (4.72%) ITIL V3
9 31 (4.06%) Problem Management
10 30 (3.93%) Service Management
11 28 (3.67%) Line Management
12 24 (3.15%) CRM
12 24 (3.15%) Data Protection
12 24 (3.15%) High Availability
12 24 (3.15%) Virtual Environments
13 21 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 21 (2.75%) Load Balancing
13 21 (2.75%) Process Improvement
14 19 (2.49%) Change Control
15 18 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 120 (15.73%) SQL
2 106 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.67%) VBScript
4 23 (3.01%) C
4 23 (3.01%) Perl
5 20 (2.62%) Python
6 17 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.97%) PHP
8 10 (1.31%) VB
9 5 (0.66%) C#
9 5 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.52%) C++
11 3 (0.39%) Java
11 3 (0.39%) Ruby
11 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 438 (57.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 343 (44.95%) MCSE
3 260 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
4 236 (30.93%) CCNA
5 173 (22.67%) MCSA
6 121 (15.86%) Citrix Certification
7 120 (15.73%) MCP
8 119 (15.60%) MCITP
9 100 (13.11%) CCA
10 95 (12.45%) CCNP
11 75 (9.83%) Degree
12 48 (6.29%) VCP5
13 33 (4.33%) Security Cleared
14 31 (4.06%) VCP6
15 30 (3.93%) NCDA
16 29 (3.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 27 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (3.15%) VCAP
19 22 (2.88%) MCTS
19 22 (2.88%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.44%) SLA
2 22 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.57%) PMO
4 12 (1.57%) QA
5 8 (1.05%) GCP
6 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 472 (61.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 395 (51.77%) Active Directory
3 225 (29.49%) Hyper-V
4 203 (26.61%) vSphere
5 123 (16.12%) XenApp
6 55 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (6.42%) vCloud
8 47 (6.16%) XenDesktop
9 39 (5.11%) Terminal Services
10 35 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (3.01%) VMware ESX
12 20 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (2.10%) XenServer
14 14 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (1.57%) NFS
16 10 (1.31%) UAG
16 10 (1.31%) VMware Server
17 9 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 83 (10.88%) SCCM
2 41 (5.37%) Backup Exec
3 39 (5.11%) SCOM
4 33 (4.33%) Puppet
5 28 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.15%) vRealize
7 17 (2.23%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.70%) Ansible
8 13 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.31%) vMotion
10 9 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (1.18%) WMI
11 7 (0.92%) PowerCLI
11 7 (0.92%) WSUS
12 5 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (0.52%) Nagios
13 4 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 763 (100.00%) VMware
2 463 (60.68%) Microsoft
3 261 (34.21%) Cisco
4 240 (31.45%) Citrix
5 148 (19.40%) NetApp
6 145 (19.00%) HP
7 89 (11.66%) EMC
8 72 (9.44%) Veeam
9 52 (6.82%) Red Hat
10 51 (6.68%) Dell
11 39 (5.11%) Juniper
12 38 (4.98%) SonicWALL
13 34 (4.46%) Dell Compellent
14 30 (3.93%) EqualLogic
14 30 (3.93%) Google
15 29 (3.80%) IBM
15 29 (3.80%) Veritas
16 26 (3.41%) CheckPoint
17 24 (3.15%) Oracle
18 22 (2.88%) Symantec
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Jersey, Channel Isles
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: Up to £100k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5,800 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £88000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Trinity College London
Posted: 10 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago