Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 638 580 505
Rank change year-on-year -58 -75 -57
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 619 733 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.71% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 480 650 1,021
UK median annual salary £43,000 £43,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +1.74% -4.44%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,127
% change year-on-year - -5.05% +4.02%

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 41,484 42,839 57,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.45% 25.18% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31,728 33,754 45,772
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,820 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 14 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 25 April 2018. 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 -65 533 £43,000 -4.44% 53
UK excluding London -69 354 £40,000 - 44
London -63 199 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East -10 122 £38,500 -9.41% 12
Midlands +14 88 £40,000 - 8
West Midlands +25 75 £40,000 - 6
East of England -18 54 £42,500 -8.60% 3
North of England -92 37 £43,000 +14.67% 18
South West -12 33 £40,625 +13.64% 2
North West -45 31 £43,000 +11.69% 12
Wales -8 19 £40,000 -
East Midlands -9 13 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire -22 6 £38,750 -11.93% 5
Channel Islands +2 1 £65,000 +4.00%

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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).

1 619 (100.00%) VMware
2 439 (70.92%) Windows
3 395 (63.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 385 (62.20%) Microsoft
5 325 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 314 (50.73%) Windows Server
7 276 (44.59%) MCSE
8 271 (43.78%) Active Directory
9 251 (40.55%) Citrix
10 233 (37.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 223 (36.03%) Office 365
12 219 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 189 (30.53%) Hyper-V
14 187 (30.21%) Cisco
15 184 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
16 180 (29.08%) SAN
17 171 (27.63%) ITIL
18 161 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 159 (25.69%) Data Centre
20 151 (24.39%) CCNA
21 133 (21.49%) Linux
22 131 (21.16%) XenApp
22 131 (21.16%) Presales
23 125 (20.19%) MS Exchange
24 123 (19.87%) VMware ESXi
25 121 (19.55%) vSphere
25 121 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
26 117 (18.90%) Degree
27 109 (17.61%) Citrix Certification
28 108 (17.45%) Firewall

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
1 125 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 26 (4.20%) Apache
5 26 (4.20%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.39%) Skype for Business
7 16 (2.58%) IIS
8 15 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.42%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 233 (37.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 223 (36.03%) Office 365
3 121 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (2.58%) SaaS
7 13 (2.10%) IaaS
8 11 (1.78%) PaaS
9 9 (1.45%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.16%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (29.08%) SAN
2 108 (17.45%) Firewall
3 75 (12.12%) DNS
4 63 (10.18%) DHCP
5 59 (9.53%) NetScaler
6 55 (8.89%) LAN
6 55 (8.89%) WAN
7 41 (6.62%) NAS
8 36 (5.82%) VPN
9 34 (5.49%) Network Security
10 28 (4.52%) TCP/IP
10 28 (4.52%) VoIP
11 26 (4.20%) Wireless
12 21 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (3.39%) iSCSI
13 19 (3.07%) VLAN
14 17 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (2.58%) VSAN
16 14 (2.26%) Ethernet
16 14 (2.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) MySQL
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 89 (14.38%) Finance
2 29 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.39%) Banking
4 14 (2.26%) German Language
5 12 (1.94%) Italian Language
6 11 (1.78%) Law
6 11 (1.78%) Retail
7 10 (1.62%) Legal
8 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Electronics
10 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.48%) Marketing
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) Games
13 2 (0.32%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (16.64%) VMware Engineer
3 80 (12.92%) Consultant
4 76 (12.28%) Architect
5 62 (10.02%) Technical Architect
6 60 (9.69%) Support Engineer
7 57 (9.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 46 (7.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 42 (6.79%) Systems Engineer
10 40 (6.46%) Server Engineer
11 37 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
12 35 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
13 32 (5.17%) IT Engineer
14 29 (4.68%) Analyst
15 28 (4.52%) Technical Specialist
16 27 (4.36%) Storage Engineer
17 25 (4.04%) IT Manager
18 24 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 24 (3.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.92%) Web Services
2 8 (1.29%) Flash
3 7 (1.13%) Middleware
3 7 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (0.81%) XMPP
5 4 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.65%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.48%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.16%) OLE
7 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (25.69%) Data Centre
2 51 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (6.62%) Enterprise Storage
4 38 (6.14%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (5.33%) Clustering
7 32 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 32 (5.17%) Replication
8 23 (3.72%) CMDB
9 20 (3.23%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.10%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.10%) EMC VMAX
11 11 (1.78%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.45%) PKI
13 8 (1.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 8 (1.29%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.29%) Security Operations Centre
13 8 (1.29%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.13%) iSeries
15 6 (0.97%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 439 (70.92%) Windows
2 314 (50.73%) Windows Server
3 219 (35.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 161 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (21.49%) Linux
6 81 (13.09%) Windows 10
7 48 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (5.17%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.58%) CentOS
11 13 (2.10%) AIX
11 13 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.45%) Android
12 9 (1.45%) VMS
13 7 (1.13%) OS/400
13 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.81%) Unix
15 4 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.65%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.63%) ITIL
2 131 (21.16%) Presales
3 86 (13.89%) Line Management
4 82 (13.25%) Project Management
5 63 (10.18%) Service Delivery
6 57 (9.21%) Time Management
7 52 (8.40%) Customer Requirements
8 50 (8.08%) Business Development
9 49 (7.92%) Application Packaging
9 49 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (5.33%) Change Management
12 32 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (5.01%) DevOps
14 30 (4.85%) Migration
15 28 (4.52%) Configuration Management
16 24 (3.88%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.88%) Patch Management
17 23 (3.72%) Due Diligence
17 23 (3.72%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 57 (9.21%) SQL
3 39 (6.30%) Python
4 30 (4.85%) Perl
5 26 (4.20%) Java
5 26 (4.20%) Ruby
6 20 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 15 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.45%) C
9 5 (0.81%) VBScript
10 2 (0.32%) Go
11 1 (0.16%) PHP
11 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 325 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 276 (44.59%) MCSE
3 184 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
4 151 (24.39%) CCNA
5 117 (18.90%) Degree
6 109 (17.61%) Citrix Certification
7 107 (17.29%) CCA
8 82 (13.25%) MCSA
9 70 (11.31%) CCNP
10 68 (10.99%) MCITP
11 64 (10.34%) MCP
12 60 (9.69%) VCAP
13 51 (8.24%) RHCE
14 40 (6.46%) VCP5
15 38 (6.14%) CCIE
16 34 (5.49%) VCP6
17 33 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
18 31 (5.01%) RHCSA
19 29 (4.68%) VCDX
20 26 (4.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.59%) SLA
2 23 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) COSHH
4 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) GDPR
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 395 (63.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 271 (43.78%) Active Directory
3 189 (30.53%) Hyper-V
4 131 (21.16%) XenApp
5 123 (19.87%) VMware ESXi
6 121 (19.55%) vSphere
7 64 (10.34%) XenDesktop
8 56 (9.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (4.04%) VMware NSX
11 20 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (2.91%) vCloud
13 11 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.62%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.13%) Firmware
15 7 (1.13%) Xen
16 6 (0.97%) NFS
17 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
18 2 (0.32%) KVM
18 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (14.54%) SCCM
2 64 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 61 (9.85%) SCOrch
4 52 (8.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 50 (8.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 50 (8.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 41 (6.62%) SCOM
7 32 (5.17%) Puppet
8 29 (4.68%) Backup Exec
9 26 (4.20%) vRealize
10 23 (3.72%) SCVMM
11 19 (3.07%) NetBackup
12 18 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 18 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 18 (2.91%) WSUS
13 16 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (2.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 13 (2.10%) PowerCLI
16 10 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
17 8 (1.29%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 619 (100.00%) VMware
2 385 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 251 (40.55%) Citrix
4 187 (30.21%) Cisco
5 96 (15.51%) NetApp
6 79 (12.76%) HP
7 72 (11.63%) Red Hat
8 47 (7.59%) Veeam
9 45 (7.27%) EMC
10 40 (6.46%) Dell
10 40 (6.46%) Juniper
11 36 (5.82%) F5
12 35 (5.65%) Symantec
13 32 (5.17%) IBM
14 27 (4.36%) Apple
15 26 (4.20%) Splunk
16 25 (4.04%) Google
17 23 (3.72%) BMC
17 23 (3.72%) CommVault
18 22 (3.55%) Avaya