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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 474 418
Rank change year-on-year -22 -56  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 396 577 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 1.99% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 347 479 602
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.93%  

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 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 29 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 29 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 -49 359 £45,000 - 29
London +19 146 £47,500 -5.00% 13
South East -25 60 £41,750 -7.22% 8
East of England +10 37 £47,500 +11.76%
North West -13 34 £37,500 - 5
Hertfordshire +15 31 £47,500 +26.66%
West Midlands +32 27 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +21 21 £45,000 +18.42% 1
West Yorkshire +24 20 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Berkshire +17 19 £52,500 -
South Wales +16 18 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wales +6 18 £40,000 +17.64% 1
City of London +34 17 £57,500 +30.68% 2
Leeds +24 16 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South West +10 16 £33,250 -11.33% 1
Manchester -34 15 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Hampshire -13 14 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £50,000 -
Surrey +29 12 £38,000 -20.00% 2
Liverpool +14 12 £45,000 - 2
Merseyside +3 12 £45,000 - 2
Worcestershire 0 11 £40,000 +21.21%
East Midlands -6 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Newport +3 10 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Worcester -7 10 £36,500 +10.60%
Birmingham +22 9 £40,000 -
Bracknell +21 9 £52,500 +9.37%
Southampton +13 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Wiltshire +17 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Cardiff +8 8 £35,250 -31.21%

For the 6 months to 29 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).

1 748 (100.00%) VMware
2 597 (79.81%) Windows
3 463 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 456 (60.96%) Microsoft
5 425 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 387 (51.74%) Active Directory
7 385 (51.47%) Windows Server
8 332 (44.39%) MCSE
9 280 (37.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 253 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
11 252 (33.69%) Cisco
12 248 (33.16%) ITIL
13 238 (31.82%) SAN
14 236 (31.55%) Citrix
15 230 (30.75%) MS Excel
16 228 (30.48%) CCNA
17 223 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 220 (29.41%) Hyper-V
19 217 (29.01%) MS Exchange
20 198 (26.47%) Office 365
20 198 (26.47%) vSphere
21 165 (22.06%) MCSA
21 165 (22.06%) Linux
22 163 (21.79%) Firewall
23 150 (20.05%) NetApp
24 141 (18.85%) HP
25 138 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2013
26 133 (17.78%) Data Centre
27 132 (17.65%) SQL Server
27 132 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 217 (29.01%) MS Exchange
2 138 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 104 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (8.56%) IIS
5 63 (8.42%) SharePoint
6 41 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (4.01%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.07%) Apache
10 7 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.67%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.67%) nginx
12 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.27%) SAS
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 230 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.48%) MS Office
3 13 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Magento
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 198 (26.47%) Office 365
2 132 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (1.74%) SaaS
7 12 (1.60%) IaaS
8 10 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.67%) PaaS
10 4 (0.53%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.27%) Akamai
12 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.27%) G Suite
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 238 (31.82%) SAN
2 163 (21.79%) Firewall
3 126 (16.84%) DNS
4 102 (13.64%) DHCP
5 90 (12.03%) WAN
6 89 (11.90%) LAN
7 77 (10.29%) VLAN
8 75 (10.03%) VPN
9 71 (9.49%) NAS
10 56 (7.49%) iSCSI
11 37 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (4.81%) VoIP
12 36 (4.81%) Wireless
13 35 (4.68%) Fibre Channel
14 33 (4.41%) TCP/IP
15 25 (3.34%) Network Security
16 22 (2.94%) MPLS
16 22 (2.94%) Skype
17 13 (1.74%) SNMP
18 12 (1.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.67%) MySQL
2 20 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.67%) Big Data
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.27%) 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 (0.67%) JIRA
1 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (8.96%) Finance
2 29 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.54%) Retail
4 13 (1.74%) Marketing
5 12 (1.60%) Back Office
6 11 (1.47%) Billing
7 10 (1.34%) Advertising
8 7 (0.94%) Legal
9 5 (0.67%) Banking
9 5 (0.67%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.53%) French Language
10 4 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Games
11 3 (0.40%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 216 (28.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 118 (15.78%) VMware Engineer
3 94 (12.57%) Support Engineer
4 82 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 80 (10.70%) Consultant
6 61 (8.16%) Analyst
7 55 (7.35%) IT Engineer
8 50 (6.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 49 (6.55%) Architect
10 45 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 45 (6.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 41 (5.48%) Storage Engineer
12 40 (5.35%) Infrastructure Support
13 38 (5.08%) IT Support
13 38 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
15 33 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 30 (4.01%) Server Engineer
16 30 (4.01%) Wintel Engineer
17 29 (3.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.27%) LAMP
2 12 (1.60%) Web Services
3 11 (1.47%) XML
4 9 (1.20%) XSLT
5 5 (0.67%) .NET
6 4 (0.53%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.27%) COM+
8 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 133 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.88%) Clustering
3 39 (5.21%) Replication
4 32 (4.28%) Public Cloud
5 31 (4.14%) EMC VNX
6 28 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.54%) Driving Licence
7 19 (2.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 16 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.87%) PKI
10 13 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.60%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.20%) FlexPod
15 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 597 (79.81%) Windows
2 385 (51.47%) Windows Server
3 280 (37.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 223 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 165 (22.06%) Linux
6 84 (11.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (10.29%) Windows 7
8 35 (4.68%) Unix
9 26 (3.48%) CentOS
10 25 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (2.94%) Windows 10
12 18 (2.41%) Data ONTAP
13 12 (1.60%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.34%) Solaris
14 10 (1.34%) VMS
15 9 (1.20%) SUSE
15 9 (1.20%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.07%) Debian
16 8 (1.07%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.07%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.16%) ITIL
2 71 (9.49%) Project Management
3 69 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 69 (9.22%) Migration
4 56 (7.49%) Change Management
5 39 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 37 (4.95%) Presales
7 35 (4.68%) ITIL V3
8 31 (4.14%) Problem Management
9 29 (3.88%) Service Management
10 27 (3.61%) Line Management
11 24 (3.21%) CRM
11 24 (3.21%) Data Protection
12 23 (3.07%) Virtual Environments
13 22 (2.94%) High Availability
14 21 (2.81%) Incident Management
15 20 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (2.67%) Load Balancing
15 20 (2.67%) Process Improvement
16 19 (2.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 122 (16.31%) SQL
2 109 (14.57%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.74%) VBScript
4 23 (3.07%) C
4 23 (3.07%) Perl
5 20 (2.67%) Python
6 17 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.01%) PHP
8 10 (1.34%) VB
9 5 (0.67%) C#
9 5 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.53%) C++
11 3 (0.40%) Java
11 3 (0.40%) Ruby
11 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 425 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 332 (44.39%) MCSE
3 253 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
4 228 (30.48%) CCNA
5 165 (22.06%) MCSA
6 122 (16.31%) Citrix Certification
7 115 (15.37%) MCP
8 112 (14.97%) MCITP
9 98 (13.10%) CCA
10 94 (12.57%) CCNP
11 71 (9.49%) Degree
12 50 (6.68%) VCP5
13 32 (4.28%) VCP6
14 31 (4.14%) Security Cleared
15 30 (4.01%) NCDA
16 27 (3.61%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (3.21%) VCAP
19 22 (2.94%) NCIE
20 21 (2.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.49%) SLA
2 21 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.01%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.60%) PMO
4 12 (1.60%) QA
5 8 (1.07%) GCP
6 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 463 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 387 (51.74%) Active Directory
3 220 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 198 (26.47%) vSphere
5 121 (16.18%) XenApp
6 53 (7.09%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (6.42%) vCloud
8 46 (6.15%) XenDesktop
9 35 (4.68%) Terminal Services
10 34 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.81%) VMware ESX
12 18 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (2.27%) XenServer
14 13 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (1.47%) NFS
16 10 (1.34%) UAG
16 10 (1.34%) VMware Server
17 9 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (1.07%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 78 (10.43%) SCCM
2 43 (5.75%) SCOM
3 42 (5.61%) Backup Exec
4 33 (4.41%) Puppet
5 28 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (3.21%) vRealize
7 17 (2.27%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.74%) Ansible
9 12 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (1.47%) WMI
11 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.34%) vMotion
12 9 (1.20%) PowerCLI
12 9 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.94%) WSUS
14 6 (0.80%) Nagios
15 5 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
16 4 (0.53%) SCVMM
16 4 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 748 (100.00%) VMware
2 456 (60.96%) Microsoft
3 252 (33.69%) Cisco
4 236 (31.55%) Citrix
5 150 (20.05%) NetApp
6 141 (18.85%) HP
7 89 (11.90%) EMC
8 73 (9.76%) Veeam
9 53 (7.09%) Red Hat
10 52 (6.95%) Dell
11 40 (5.35%) Juniper
12 37 (4.95%) SonicWALL
13 35 (4.68%) Dell Compellent
14 32 (4.28%) EqualLogic
15 31 (4.14%) Google
16 29 (3.88%) IBM
17 27 (3.61%) CheckPoint
17 27 (3.61%) Veritas
18 24 (3.21%) Oracle
19 22 (2.94%) Symantec
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Laptop,Phone,25days hols,pension,PMI
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £5,800 car allowance + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £88000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
East London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + 4500 on call a year
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Mergermarket Group
Posted: 27 days ago