Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 529 599 619
Rank change year-on-year +70 +20 +43
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 159 574 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.75% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 120 496 486
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.55% +9.44% +1.69%
10th Percentile £33,750 £20,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,375 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +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 10,902 32,832 39,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.05% 23.45% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,998 23,842 28,948
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,570 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.16% - +5.88%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 +82 154 £47,500 - 30
UK excluding London +86 109 £45,000 +9.76% 28
London +150 48 £61,250 +11.36% 4
South East +170 32 £45,000 -25.00% 7
North of England +38 28 £46,865 +103.76% 5
Midlands +134 25 £47,500 -7.77% 7
West Midlands +110 22 £47,500 - 7
North West +90 16 £52,500 +23.53% 3
South West +119 15 £44,000 +3.53% 6
Yorkshire +33 7 £38,750 +76.14% 2
East of England +103 6 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Work from Home +51 5 £70,000 +19.15% 4
North East - 5 £37,500 -
Scotland +97 3 - - 1
East Midlands +76 3 £90,000 +71.43%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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).

1 159 (100.00%) VMware
2 118 (74.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (72.33%) Windows
4 97 (61.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 95 (59.75%) Microsoft
6 90 (56.60%) Azure
7 78 (49.06%) PowerShell
8 75 (47.17%) Windows Server
9 72 (45.28%) MCSE
10 70 (44.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 64 (40.25%) Cisco
12 61 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
13 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
13 59 (37.11%) Office 365
14 58 (36.48%) CCNA
15 56 (35.22%) Linux
16 55 (34.59%) vSphere
17 53 (33.33%) MCSA
18 48 (30.19%) AWS
18 48 (30.19%) Hyper-V
19 42 (26.42%) SAN
19 42 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
20 36 (22.64%) Firewall
21 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (20.75%) Citrix
23 31 (19.50%) ITIL
24 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
25 28 (17.61%) Problem-Solving
26 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2016
27 25 (15.72%) Puppet

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 9 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (4.40%) IIS
3 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.14%) Confluence
5 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 90 (56.60%) Azure
2 59 (37.11%) Office 365
3 48 (30.19%) AWS
4 20 (12.58%) GCP
5 12 (7.55%) PaaS
6 10 (6.29%) IaaS
7 8 (5.03%) SaaS
8 3 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.26%) GitHub
9 2 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Logic Apps
10 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.42%) SAN
2 36 (22.64%) Firewall
3 19 (11.95%) DNS
3 19 (11.95%) TCP/IP
4 16 (10.06%) DHCP
4 16 (10.06%) WAN
5 14 (8.81%) Network Security
6 12 (7.55%) LAN
6 12 (7.55%) VPN
7 11 (6.92%) Internet
7 11 (6.92%) VoIP
8 9 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (5.03%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (5.03%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.77%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.77%) VLAN
11 6 (3.77%) VSAN
12 5 (3.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.03%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.26%) FishEye
3 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (15.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Banking
3 6 (3.77%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 62 (38.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (18.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (15.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (13.84%) VMware Engineer
5 21 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 21 (13.21%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (9.43%) IT Engineer
8 14 (8.81%) Server Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) Active Directory Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 7 (4.40%) IT Support
14 6 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
14 6 (3.77%) VMware Support Engineer
15 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) WSH
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.63%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) Flash
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.21%) Private Cloud
3 19 (11.95%) Clustering
4 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.40%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.40%) Replication
6 6 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.89%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.89%) iSeries
9 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.89%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.26%) Life Science
10 2 (1.26%) PKI
10 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (72.33%) Windows
2 75 (47.17%) Windows Server
3 56 (35.22%) Linux
4 34 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.29%) Unix
8 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.77%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.89%) HPUX
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.89%) Solaris
10 3 (1.89%) SUSE
10 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.63%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (19.50%) ITIL
3 28 (17.61%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (11.32%) Project Management
5 16 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (9.43%) ITIL V3
7 13 (8.18%) Business Continuity
7 13 (8.18%) Project Delivery
8 11 (6.92%) Computer Science
8 11 (6.92%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 11 (6.92%) Service Management
9 10 (6.29%) Migration
10 9 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.03%) Change Control
12 7 (4.40%) High Availability
12 7 (4.40%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.40%) Patch Management
12 7 (4.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (49.06%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.72%) Python
3 23 (14.47%) Bash Shell
3 23 (14.47%) SQL
4 7 (4.40%) VBScript
5 6 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) Korn
6 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (61.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (45.28%) MCSE
3 61 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (36.48%) CCNA
5 53 (33.33%) MCSA
6 20 (12.58%) MCITP
7 19 (11.95%) Degree
8 17 (10.69%) RHCE
9 16 (10.06%) CCNP
9 16 (10.06%) VCAP
10 14 (8.81%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (7.55%) CCA
11 12 (7.55%) SC Cleared
11 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
12 11 (6.92%) VCP5
13 8 (5.03%) VCDX
14 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (3.77%) VCP6
15 5 (3.14%) CISSP
15 5 (3.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) GDPR
3 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (74.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
3 55 (34.59%) vSphere
4 48 (30.19%) Hyper-V
5 42 (26.42%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (10.06%) XenApp
7 9 (5.66%) vCloud
7 9 (5.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (4.40%) VMware NSX
8 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.26%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.26%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.63%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.63%) Docker
12 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (15.72%) Puppet
2 20 (12.58%) Ansible
3 19 (11.95%) Terraform
4 18 (11.32%) SCCM
5 11 (6.92%) vCenter Server
6 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (5.66%) vRealize
7 7 (4.40%) SCOM
8 6 (3.77%) Backup Exec
9 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.89%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.89%) WSUS
11 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.26%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.26%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.63%) OPNET
12 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) VMware
2 95 (59.75%) Microsoft
3 64 (40.25%) Cisco
4 33 (20.75%) Citrix
5 29 (18.24%) Red Hat
6 25 (15.72%) Dell
7 20 (12.58%) HP
8 16 (10.06%) Veeam
9 12 (7.55%) EMC
10 9 (5.66%) Brocade
10 9 (5.66%) IBM
11 8 (5.03%) Hitachi
11 8 (5.03%) Juniper
11 8 (5.03%) Meraki
12 7 (4.40%) Atlassian
12 7 (4.40%) McAfee
12 7 (4.40%) NetApp
12 7 (4.40%) Splunk
13 6 (3.77%) Oracle
14 5 (3.14%) CheckPoint