Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 632 661
Rank change year-on-year +25 +29 -137
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 551 622 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.60% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 462 467 573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%

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 31,584 38,793 42,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.06% 23.72% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 23,072 28,759 32,642
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +40 524 £50,000 +16.28% 82
UK excluding London +27 353 £42,500 +6.25% 65
London +55 172 £57,500 +11.11% 19
North of England +99 146 £22,000 -41.33% 11
Yorkshire +70 92 £22,000 -41.33% 6
South East -23 91 £60,000 +51.90% 26
North West +68 54 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England +13 44 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West +17 34 £43,750 +2.94% 12
Midlands -5 29 £52,500 +23.53% 12
East Midlands +36 21 £52,500 +61.54% 7
West Midlands -9 8 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -
Scotland +11 3 £33,000 -28.26% 1
Wales +6 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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).

1 551 (100.00%) VMware
2 397 (72.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 389 (70.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 385 (69.87%) Microsoft
5 324 (58.80%) MCSE
6 303 (54.99%) Windows
7 300 (54.45%) Cisco
8 275 (49.91%) Active Directory
9 272 (49.36%) Cisco Certification
10 247 (44.83%) CCNA
11 230 (41.74%) Citrix
12 209 (37.93%) Azure
13 205 (37.21%) Firewall
14 192 (34.85%) ITIL
15 190 (34.48%) Data Centre
16 184 (33.39%) Office 365
17 174 (31.58%) Windows Server
18 145 (26.32%) MCSA
19 133 (24.14%) AWS
19 133 (24.14%) Hyper-V
20 116 (21.05%) SAN
21 115 (20.87%) HP
22 111 (20.15%) VoIP
23 105 (19.06%) Disaster Recovery
24 104 (18.87%) DNS
25 103 (18.69%) NetApp
26 102 (18.51%) MCITP
27 100 (18.15%) DHCP
28 99 (17.97%) Linux
28 99 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012

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 94 (17.06%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (3.81%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.18%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.45%) Confluence
8 7 (1.27%) IIS
8 7 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 209 (37.93%) Azure
2 184 (33.39%) Office 365
3 133 (24.14%) AWS
4 18 (3.27%) IaaS
5 17 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.27%) PaaS
7 6 (1.09%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.09%) SaaS
8 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.73%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.18%) GCP
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 205 (37.21%) Firewall
2 116 (21.05%) SAN
3 111 (20.15%) VoIP
4 104 (18.87%) DNS
5 100 (18.15%) DHCP
6 88 (15.97%) Wireless
7 75 (13.61%) 3G
7 75 (13.61%) ADSL
7 75 (13.61%) Broadband
8 56 (10.16%) LAN
8 56 (10.16%) WAN
9 43 (7.80%) VPN
10 41 (7.44%) TCP/IP
11 40 (7.26%) NAS
12 38 (6.90%) iSCSI
12 38 (6.90%) VSAN
13 37 (6.72%) Network Security
14 30 (5.44%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (1.63%) JIRA
2 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.09%) Terragrunt
5 1 (0.18%) GitLab
5 1 (0.18%) GoCD
General
1 46 (8.35%) Finance
2 29 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.63%) Retail
4 17 (3.09%) Law
5 16 (2.90%) Legal
6 12 (2.18%) Advertising
7 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.63%) Banking
9 5 (0.91%) Games
9 5 (0.91%) Marketing
9 5 (0.91%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (19.96%) Consultant
2 101 (18.33%) Analyst
3 82 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (13.07%) Technical Analyst
5 71 (12.89%) Support Analyst
6 70 (12.70%) Technical Support
7 66 (11.98%) Technical Support Analyst
8 49 (8.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 47 (8.53%) 1st Line Support
9 47 (8.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 47 (8.53%) 1st Line Technical Support
10 46 (8.35%) VMware Engineer
11 42 (7.62%) IT Engineer
12 39 (7.08%) Support Engineer
13 36 (6.53%) Architect
14 35 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 33 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
16 31 (5.63%) Network Engineer
17 28 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
18 23 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.90%) Web Services
2 12 (2.18%) Flash
3 11 (2.00%) LDAP
4 5 (0.91%) SAML
5 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.18%) COM+
5 1 (0.18%) OAuth
5 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 190 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.26%) Replication
3 31 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 27 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.90%) Clustering
7 14 (2.54%) EMC VNX
7 14 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (2.54%) PKI
8 13 (2.36%) FlexPod
9 11 (2.00%) PlayStation
9 11 (2.00%) Xbox
10 9 (1.63%) AS400
10 9 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.45%) User Experience
12 7 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
13 6 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 303 (54.99%) Windows
2 174 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 99 (17.97%) Linux
3 99 (17.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (9.80%) Unix
6 41 (7.44%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.08%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.36%) AIX
8 13 (2.36%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.91%) Android
10 5 (0.91%) CentOS
10 5 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (34.85%) ITIL
2 105 (19.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 93 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 93 (16.88%) Presales
4 85 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (13.61%) Supplier Management
6 61 (11.07%) Business Continuity
7 53 (9.62%) Project Management
8 42 (7.62%) Project Delivery
9 36 (6.53%) Change Management
9 36 (6.53%) Problem Management
10 33 (5.99%) Migration
10 33 (5.99%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.72%) Customer Requirements
11 26 (4.72%) Mentoring
11 26 (4.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 25 (4.54%) PRINCE2
13 22 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (3.63%) TOGAF
15 19 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.52%) PowerShell
2 51 (9.26%) SQL
3 16 (2.90%) Python
4 15 (2.72%) VBScript
5 14 (2.54%) C
6 12 (2.18%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.09%) Perl
9 4 (0.73%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) Java
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 397 (72.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 324 (58.80%) MCSE
3 272 (49.36%) Cisco Certification
4 247 (44.83%) CCNA
5 145 (26.32%) MCSA
6 102 (18.51%) MCITP
7 66 (11.98%) Degree
8 59 (10.71%) CCNP
9 49 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
10 42 (7.62%) VCP6
11 36 (6.53%) MCP
12 28 (5.08%) CCA
12 28 (5.08%) VCP5
13 22 (3.99%) Security Cleared
14 21 (3.81%) VCAP
15 20 (3.63%) CCIE
16 15 (2.72%) SC Cleared
17 13 (2.36%) CCAA
18 12 (2.18%) CCSP
18 12 (2.18%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (10.16%) ISO 9001
3 33 (5.99%) SLA
4 12 (2.18%) PMO
5 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 389 (70.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 275 (49.91%) Active Directory
3 133 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 79 (14.34%) vSphere
5 67 (12.16%) XenApp
6 65 (11.80%) XenDesktop
7 34 (6.17%) VMware NSX
8 23 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 18 (3.27%) NFS
11 14 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (1.27%) Firmware
14 7 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (1.09%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.91%) vCloud
17 3 (0.54%) Docker
18 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
18 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (8.89%) SCCM
1 49 (8.89%) vRealize
2 19 (3.45%) WSUS
3 16 (2.90%) vCenter Server
4 12 (2.18%) Ansible
4 12 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (1.81%) Terraform
6 9 (1.63%) Avamar
7 8 (1.45%) Puppet
8 7 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.27%) SCOM
9 6 (1.09%) PowerCLI
9 6 (1.09%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.73%) Nagios
10 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 551 (100.00%) VMware
2 385 (69.87%) Microsoft
3 300 (54.45%) Cisco
4 230 (41.74%) Citrix
5 115 (20.87%) HP
6 103 (18.69%) NetApp
7 89 (16.15%) Meraki
8 80 (14.52%) Aruba
9 75 (13.61%) Polycom
10 72 (13.07%) Nimble Storage
11 63 (11.43%) Dell
12 56 (10.16%) Veeam
13 32 (5.81%) EMC
14 28 (5.08%) Mitel
15 16 (2.90%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.90%) IBM
16 12 (2.18%) Palo Alto
17 11 (2.00%) F5
17 11 (2.00%) ServiceNow
17 11 (2.00%) SolarWinds