Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 647 507 467
Rank change year-on-year -140 -40 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 619 992 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 1.97% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 571 909 1232
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +1.19%

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 42204 50277 60086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.22% 26.33% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32409 40383 47924
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 -126 598 £42,750 - 25
UK excluding London -117 380 £40,000 -4.76% 18
London -3 239 £50,000 - 9
South East -140 123 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Midlands +41 80 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South West -16 60 £40,000 +8.11% 1
West Midlands +32 58 £42,500 - 5
North of England -8 57 £39,000 +2.63% 4
East of England -23 45 £50,000 +14.94%
North West -22 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire +33 22 £39,000 +2.63% 1
East Midlands +30 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wales +25 11 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +4 9 £38,750 -6.63%
North East +13 2 £26,000 +15.56%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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).

1 619 (100.00%) VMware
2 487 (78.68%) Windows
3 392 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 358 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 336 (54.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 332 (53.63%) Windows Server
7 322 (52.02%) Active Directory
8 281 (45.40%) Cisco
9 269 (43.46%) SAN
10 264 (42.65%) MCSE
11 230 (37.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 222 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
13 221 (35.70%) Citrix
14 213 (34.41%) MS Exchange
15 192 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 191 (30.86%) CCNA
17 182 (29.40%) Firewall
18 173 (27.95%) ITIL
19 165 (26.66%) Office 365
20 150 (24.23%) Hyper-V
21 144 (23.26%) Linux
22 136 (21.97%) MCSA
23 131 (21.16%) vSphere
24 127 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
25 125 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
25 125 (20.19%) HP
26 122 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2013
27 119 (19.22%) Data Centre
28 112 (18.09%) NetApp
29 108 (17.45%) 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
1 213 (34.41%) MS Exchange
2 127 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (19.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 67 (10.82%) IIS
5 60 (9.69%) SharePoint
6 40 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.75%) Skype for Business
8 13 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.13%) Apache
10 5 (0.81%) nginx
10 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.16%) SAS
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Relativity
2 1 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 165 (26.66%) Office 365
2 125 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.23%) SaaS
5 12 (1.94%) IaaS
6 8 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.29%) PaaS
7 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle CX
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Akamai
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 269 (43.46%) SAN
2 182 (29.40%) Firewall
3 108 (17.45%) DNS
4 95 (15.35%) WAN
5 80 (12.92%) DHCP
6 79 (12.76%) VPN
7 75 (12.12%) iSCSI
7 75 (12.12%) LAN
8 64 (10.34%) NAS
9 62 (10.02%) Cisco ASA
10 58 (9.37%) TCP/IP
11 48 (7.75%) VoIP
12 44 (7.11%) Fibre Channel
13 40 (6.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (5.49%) VLAN
14 34 (5.49%) Wireless
15 33 (5.33%) MPLS
15 33 (5.33%) NetScaler
16 30 (4.85%) Internet
16 30 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.78%) MySQL
4 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (8.56%) Finance
2 18 (2.91%) Advertising
2 18 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.10%) Banking
4 9 (1.45%) Law
4 9 (1.45%) Retail
5 5 (0.81%) Legal
6 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.48%) Automotive
7 3 (0.48%) Back Office
7 3 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 176 (28.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 102 (16.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 78 (12.60%) VMware Engineer
4 77 (12.44%) Consultant
5 76 (12.28%) Support Engineer
6 55 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 45 (7.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 45 (7.27%) Analyst
8 44 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
10 31 (5.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 31 (5.01%) Network Engineer
11 29 (4.68%) Cloud Engineer
11 29 (4.68%) VMware Consultant
12 28 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 28 (4.52%) Storage Engineer
12 28 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
12 28 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
13 27 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support
14 26 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.10%) Web Services
2 11 (1.78%) XMPP
3 5 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.65%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.65%) LAMP
5 3 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.16%) COM+
7 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) WSH
7 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (19.22%) Data Centre
2 53 (8.56%) Clustering
3 47 (7.59%) Replication
4 35 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.72%) Driving Licence
6 19 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 13 (2.10%) EMC VNX
8 12 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 8 (1.29%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.29%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.13%) DataPower
14 6 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.97%) User Experience
15 5 (0.81%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.81%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 487 (78.68%) Windows
2 332 (53.63%) Windows Server
3 230 (37.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 192 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (23.26%) Linux
6 88 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (8.56%) Windows 7
8 34 (5.49%) Windows 10
9 27 (4.36%) CentOS
10 21 (3.39%) Unix
11 17 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.26%) Android
13 13 (2.10%) AIX
14 11 (1.78%) Debian
15 10 (1.62%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.62%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.81%) HPUX
16 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.81%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (27.95%) ITIL
2 72 (11.63%) Migration
3 70 (11.31%) Presales
4 65 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (7.75%) Service Delivery
6 44 (7.11%) Change Management
7 40 (6.46%) Project Management
8 35 (5.65%) Problem Management
8 35 (5.65%) Time Management
9 32 (5.17%) High Availability
10 28 (4.52%) Load Balancing
10 28 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 27 (4.36%) ITIL V3
12 25 (4.04%) Service Management
13 24 (3.88%) Information Security
13 24 (3.88%) Technical Architecture
14 23 (3.72%) IT Strategy
15 22 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
16 20 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.35%) PowerShell
2 93 (15.02%) SQL
3 30 (4.85%) VBScript
4 25 (4.04%) Bash Shell
5 20 (3.23%) C
6 14 (2.26%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.10%) Perl
8 7 (1.13%) Java
8 7 (1.13%) Python
9 6 (0.97%) PHP
10 4 (0.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (54.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 264 (42.65%) MCSE
3 222 (35.86%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (30.86%) CCNA
5 136 (21.97%) MCSA
6 105 (16.96%) Citrix Certification
7 92 (14.86%) MCITP
8 86 (13.89%) CCNP
9 81 (13.09%) CCA
10 63 (10.18%) MCP
11 60 (9.69%) Degree
12 43 (6.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (5.65%) CCIE
14 34 (5.49%) VCP5
15 29 (4.68%) VCAP
16 23 (3.72%) RHCE
17 22 (3.55%) MCTS
18 20 (3.23%) CISSP
18 20 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
19 19 (3.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.95%) SLA
2 20 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (0.81%) QA
6 4 (0.65%) PMO
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 358 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 322 (52.02%) Active Directory
3 150 (24.23%) Hyper-V
4 131 (21.16%) vSphere
5 102 (16.48%) VMware ESXi
6 72 (11.63%) XenApp
7 55 (8.89%) Terminal Services
8 34 (5.49%) XenDesktop
9 24 (3.88%) VMware NSX
10 21 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.94%) vCloud
13 10 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.62%) NFS
14 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.81%) Firmware
15 5 (0.81%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.81%) XenServer
16 4 (0.65%) KVM
17 3 (0.48%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 76 (12.28%) Backup Exec
2 61 (9.85%) vCenter Server
3 54 (8.72%) SCCM
4 42 (6.79%) SCOM
5 25 (4.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 24 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (2.91%) vRealize
8 13 (2.10%) Puppet
8 13 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 12 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.78%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.78%) WSUS
11 9 (1.45%) Cacti
11 9 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.97%) Nagios
13 5 (0.81%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 619 (100.00%) VMware
2 392 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 281 (45.40%) Cisco
4 221 (35.70%) Citrix
5 125 (20.19%) HP
6 112 (18.09%) NetApp
7 92 (14.86%) Juniper
8 88 (14.22%) Veeam
9 73 (11.79%) Dell
10 63 (10.18%) SonicWALL
11 60 (9.69%) Symantec
12 58 (9.37%) EMC
13 47 (7.59%) Red Hat
14 43 (6.95%) Veritas
15 34 (5.49%) EqualLogic
16 32 (5.17%) Forcepoint
17 31 (5.01%) F5
18 26 (4.20%) CheckPoint
19 24 (3.88%) Altiris
20 22 (3.55%) SolarWinds