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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 461 434
Rank change year-on-year -108 -27  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 314 574 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 2.22% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 280 517 620
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59%  

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 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -103 301 £43,500 -3.33% 41
London -34 118 £52,500 +5.00% 13
South East -85 48 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West -7 29 £36,500 -1.35% 6
West Midlands +17 28 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West -27 26 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +23 22 £42,250 +5.62% 2
City of London +8 19 £50,000 -6.97% 1
West Yorkshire +26 18 £42,250 +5.62% 2
Birmingham +7 18 £40,250 -15.26%
East of England -10 17 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -34 17 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Manchester -12 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Leeds +14 15 £39,000 -2.50% 2
East Midlands +23 14 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Hertfordshire -19 12 £55,000 +12.82%
Bristol -12 11 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Leicestershire +18 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Hemel Hempstead +5 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Surrey -7 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire -23 9 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Cheshire -31 9 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Leicester - 9 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +6 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Farnborough +1 7 £39,000 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire -8 7 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Warrington -9 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Kent - 7 £42,500 - 2
Wiltshire -5 6 £33,500 +3.07%
Scotland +14 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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).

1 713 (100.00%) VMware
2 550 (77.14%) Windows
3 432 (60.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 429 (60.17%) Microsoft
5 403 (56.52%) Windows Server
6 397 (55.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 391 (54.84%) Active Directory
8 294 (41.23%) MCSE
9 271 (38.01%) Cisco
10 270 (37.87%) SAN
11 263 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
12 261 (36.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 233 (32.68%) Citrix
13 233 (32.68%) ITIL
14 229 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 225 (31.56%) CCNA
16 208 (29.17%) MS Exchange
17 192 (26.93%) Firewall
17 192 (26.93%) vSphere
18 176 (24.68%) Office 365
19 174 (24.40%) Linux
20 171 (23.98%) Hyper-V
21 163 (22.86%) MCSA
22 157 (22.02%) NetApp
23 144 (20.20%) DNS
23 144 (20.20%) Data Centre
24 133 (18.65%) HP
25 121 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
26 120 (16.83%) SQL Server
27 111 (15.57%) MCITP

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
1 208 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 103 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 69 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 65 (9.12%) IIS
6 30 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.81%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.84%) Apache
9 6 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.84%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.70%) nginx
10 5 (0.70%) SAS
11 4 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Magento
3 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 176 (24.68%) Office 365
2 121 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.26%) SaaS
6 8 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.12%) IaaS
6 8 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.42%) Akamai
10 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (37.87%) SAN
2 192 (26.93%) Firewall
3 144 (20.20%) DNS
4 106 (14.87%) DHCP
5 84 (11.78%) WAN
6 78 (10.94%) LAN
7 70 (9.82%) VPN
8 68 (9.54%) iSCSI
9 63 (8.84%) NAS
10 58 (8.13%) Cisco ASA
11 54 (7.57%) VLAN
12 47 (6.59%) TCP/IP
13 43 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
13 43 (6.03%) VoIP
14 35 (4.91%) Wireless
15 34 (4.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 32 (4.49%) Network Security
17 26 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (2.95%) Internet
18 21 (2.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (2.24%) MySQL
5 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.28%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.70%) JIRA
1 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 81 (11.36%) Finance
2 32 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.54%) Advertising
4 10 (1.40%) Back Office
5 9 (1.26%) Law
6 7 (0.98%) Legal
6 7 (0.98%) Retail
7 6 (0.84%) Marketing
8 5 (0.70%) Banking
9 4 (0.56%) French Language
10 3 (0.42%) Billing
10 3 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.42%) German Language
10 3 (0.42%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 232 (32.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 105 (14.73%) VMware Engineer
3 95 (13.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 86 (12.06%) Support Engineer
5 81 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (9.96%) Consultant
7 70 (9.82%) Analyst
8 49 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (6.87%) Storage Engineer
9 42 (5.89%) IT Engineer
10 41 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support
10 41 (5.75%) Server Engineer
11 40 (5.61%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 39 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
13 38 (5.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (5.19%) Support Analyst
15 36 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
16 35 (4.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 33 (4.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
18 30 (4.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.82%) Web Services
2 9 (1.26%) LAMP
2 9 (1.26%) XML
3 7 (0.98%) XSLT
4 5 (0.70%) .NET
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.42%) COM+
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (20.20%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.47%) Clustering
3 37 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.21%) EMC VNX
4 30 (4.21%) Replication
5 29 (4.07%) Driving Licence
6 24 (3.37%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 9 (1.26%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.12%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.12%) PKI
13 6 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.84%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 550 (77.14%) Windows
2 403 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 261 (36.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 229 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 174 (24.40%) Linux
6 76 (10.66%) Windows 7
7 67 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (5.05%) Windows 10
9 31 (4.35%) CentOS
10 28 (3.93%) Unix
11 21 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.24%) Android
13 11 (1.54%) AIX
13 11 (1.54%) Windows Phone
14 10 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
15 8 (1.12%) Debian
15 8 (1.12%) HPUX
15 8 (1.12%) VMS
16 7 (0.98%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (32.68%) ITIL
2 76 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 65 (9.12%) Change Management
4 62 (8.70%) Migration
5 57 (7.99%) Project Management
6 48 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 42 (5.89%) ITIL V3
8 36 (5.05%) Time Management
9 32 (4.49%) Presales
9 32 (4.49%) Service Management
10 29 (4.07%) Problem Management
11 26 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (2.95%) Mentoring
14 20 (2.81%) Data Protection
15 19 (2.66%) Line Management
16 18 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (2.52%) CRM
16 18 (2.52%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 102 (14.31%) PowerShell
2 93 (13.04%) SQL
3 32 (4.49%) VBScript
4 31 (4.35%) C
5 16 (2.24%) Bash Shell
6 14 (1.96%) Perl
6 14 (1.96%) Python
7 13 (1.82%) PHP
8 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.98%) VB
10 5 (0.70%) C#
10 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.14%) Java
12 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 397 (55.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (41.23%) MCSE
3 263 (36.89%) Cisco Certification
4 225 (31.56%) CCNA
5 163 (22.86%) MCSA
6 111 (15.57%) MCITP
7 103 (14.45%) CCNP
8 102 (14.31%) Citrix Certification
9 86 (12.06%) MCP
10 74 (10.38%) CCA
10 74 (10.38%) Degree
11 52 (7.29%) VCP5
12 33 (4.63%) VCAP
13 30 (4.21%) Security Cleared
14 29 (4.07%) RHCE
15 27 (3.79%) CCIE
15 27 (3.79%) VCP6
16 23 (3.23%) SC Cleared
17 22 (3.09%) MCTS
18 21 (2.95%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (11.08%) SLA
2 30 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.95%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.26%) PMO
5 7 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.70%) GCP
6 5 (0.70%) QA
7 4 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 432 (60.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 391 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 192 (26.93%) vSphere
4 171 (23.98%) Hyper-V
5 95 (13.32%) XenApp
6 64 (8.98%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (6.73%) Terminal Services
8 39 (5.47%) vCloud
9 30 (4.21%) XenDesktop
10 26 (3.65%) Virtual Servers
11 20 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (1.82%) NFS
12 13 (1.82%) XenServer
13 11 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.40%) KVM
15 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.98%) UAG
17 6 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
17 6 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 64 (8.98%) SCCM
2 54 (7.57%) Backup Exec
3 40 (5.61%) SCOM
4 34 (4.77%) vCenter Server
5 20 (2.81%) Puppet
6 19 (2.66%) vRealize
7 18 (2.52%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.82%) PowerCLI
9 12 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (1.68%) WMI
10 11 (1.54%) Nagios
11 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 8 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.98%) Ansible
12 7 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 713 (100.00%) VMware
2 429 (60.17%) Microsoft
3 271 (38.01%) Cisco
4 233 (32.68%) Citrix
5 157 (22.02%) NetApp
6 133 (18.65%) HP
7 93 (13.04%) Veeam
8 74 (10.38%) EMC
9 73 (10.24%) Dell
10 58 (8.13%) Red Hat
11 55 (7.71%) Juniper
12 46 (6.45%) SonicWALL
13 37 (5.19%) EqualLogic
13 37 (5.19%) Symantec
14 34 (4.77%) Dell Compellent
15 31 (4.35%) CheckPoint
16 26 (3.65%) IBM
17 24 (3.37%) F5
18 21 (2.95%) Google
18 21 (2.95%) Veritas
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop tofs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + On Call + Over Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + Bens, OT & On-call !
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FT Select
Salary: Excellent salary plus car allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago