Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 603 596 688
Rank change year-on-year -7 +92 -73
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 238 630 597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 1.77% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 172 563 462
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +2.50%

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 16,793 35,632 42,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.75% 24.27% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12,248 25,800 31,425
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 -5 223 £47,500 +4.40% 12
UK excluding London -13 142 £42,500 +3.66% 12
London +91 88 £60,000 +14.29%
South East +123 47 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Midlands +72 29 £47,500 +2.15% 2
North of England -24 28 £37,500 +63.04% 7
West Midlands +54 24 £45,000 - 2
South West +107 18 £38,500 -6.10% 2
North West +57 16 £52,500 +13.51% 6
East of England +56 13 £42,500 -19.05%
Work from Home +52 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Scotland - 7 £35,000 -
North East +28 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Yorkshire -17 6 £30,000 +36.36% 1
East Midlands +53 5 £51,000 +3.03%

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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).

1 238 (100.00%) VMware
2 185 (77.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (72.69%) Windows
4 148 (62.18%) Microsoft
5 130 (54.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 128 (53.78%) Azure
7 121 (50.84%) Windows Server
8 110 (46.22%) Active Directory
9 106 (44.54%) Office 365
10 103 (43.28%) Cisco
11 102 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 100 (42.02%) MCSE
13 92 (38.66%) PowerShell
14 90 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
15 85 (35.71%) CCNA
16 82 (34.45%) AWS
17 78 (32.77%) Citrix
18 72 (30.25%) MCSA
19 71 (29.83%) ITIL
20 69 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
21 67 (28.15%) vSphere
22 66 (27.73%) Linux
23 64 (26.89%) SAN
23 64 (26.89%) Hyper-V
24 56 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
25 52 (21.85%) Data Centre
25 52 (21.85%) Finance
26 50 (21.01%) XenApp
27 47 (19.75%) VMware ESXi
28 46 (19.33%) 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 30 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.46%) IIS
4 10 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.36%) Confluence
5 8 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.36%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.52%) SAS
7 3 (1.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) assyst
1 4 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 128 (53.78%) Azure
2 106 (44.54%) Office 365
3 82 (34.45%) AWS
4 22 (9.24%) GCP
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon S3
5 12 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (4.62%) IaaS
7 7 (2.94%) PaaS
8 6 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (2.52%) GitHub
8 6 (2.52%) SaaS
9 4 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.42%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.89%) SAN
2 46 (19.33%) Firewall
3 30 (12.61%) DNS
4 28 (11.76%) WAN
5 26 (10.92%) DHCP
5 26 (10.92%) TCP/IP
6 20 (8.40%) VPN
7 17 (7.14%) LAN
8 15 (6.30%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (5.88%) Network Security
10 12 (5.04%) NetScaler
11 11 (4.62%) Skype
12 10 (4.20%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (4.20%) VoIP
13 7 (2.94%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.94%) VLAN
13 7 (2.94%) Wireless
14 6 (2.52%) MPLS
14 6 (2.52%) VSAN
15 5 (2.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.26%) MySQL
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (5.04%) JIRA
2 11 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.84%) FishEye
7 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (21.85%) Finance
2 12 (5.04%) Banking
3 8 (3.36%) Advertising
4 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.68%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Law
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (13.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (12.18%) VMware Engineer
4 28 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (11.34%) Administrator
5 27 (11.34%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (10.50%) IT Engineer
6 25 (10.50%) Support Engineer
7 23 (9.66%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Consultant
9 19 (7.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (7.56%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (6.72%) Server Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
13 14 (5.88%) IT Support
14 13 (5.46%) Wintel Administrator
14 13 (5.46%) Wintel Systems Administrator
15 11 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
16 9 (3.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.52%) Web Services
2 4 (1.68%) jQuery
2 4 (1.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.42%) Flash
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.40%) Private Cloud
3 19 (7.98%) Clustering
4 14 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 13 (5.46%) Replication
6 11 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.52%) Life Science
7 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.68%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.26%) PKI
10 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.26%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.84%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 173 (72.69%) Windows
2 121 (50.84%) Windows Server
3 66 (27.73%) Linux
4 56 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (15.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.88%) Unix
8 11 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.20%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (3.78%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.36%) CentOS
11 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.68%) HPUX
13 4 (1.68%) Solaris
13 4 (1.68%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.84%) Debian
15 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (29.83%) ITIL
3 69 (28.99%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (12.61%) Project Management
5 27 (11.34%) Project Delivery
6 23 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (8.82%) Server Hardening
8 18 (7.56%) Business Continuity
8 18 (7.56%) Computer Science
8 18 (7.56%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 17 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
10 15 (6.30%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (5.88%) Presales
12 13 (5.46%) Change Control
13 12 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (5.04%) Service Management
14 11 (4.62%) DevOps
14 11 (4.62%) Line Management
14 11 (4.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (38.66%) PowerShell
2 37 (15.55%) SQL
3 32 (13.45%) Python
4 30 (12.61%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.10%) Korn
5 5 (2.10%) PHP
6 4 (1.68%) C++
6 4 (1.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.84%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (54.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (42.02%) MCSE
3 90 (37.82%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (35.71%) CCNA
5 72 (30.25%) MCSA
6 42 (17.65%) CCNP
7 27 (11.34%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (10.92%) Degree
9 23 (9.66%) VCAP
10 19 (7.98%) CCA
10 19 (7.98%) MCITP
11 17 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (6.72%) VCDX
12 16 (6.72%) VCP5
13 15 (6.30%) RHCE
14 10 (4.20%) Security Cleared
15 9 (3.78%) NCDA
15 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
16 7 (2.94%) RHCSA
16 7 (2.94%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (2.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 185 (77.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 110 (46.22%) Active Directory
3 67 (28.15%) vSphere
4 64 (26.89%) Hyper-V
5 50 (21.01%) XenApp
6 47 (19.75%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (13.45%) XenDesktop
8 20 (8.40%) Terminal Server
9 10 (4.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (3.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 9 (3.78%) vCloud
10 9 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (2.10%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.84%) NFS
14 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (15.13%) SCCM
2 34 (14.29%) Puppet
3 26 (10.92%) Ansible
4 25 (10.50%) Terraform
5 24 (10.08%) SCOM
6 18 (7.56%) vCenter Server
7 14 (5.88%) vRealize
8 13 (5.46%) Avamar
9 11 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (4.20%) Backup Exec
11 8 (3.36%) XenMobile
12 7 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (2.52%) WSUS
14 5 (2.10%) PowerCLI
15 4 (1.68%) Amdocs OSS
15 4 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
15 4 (1.68%) Icinga
15 4 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (1.68%) Observium
15 4 (1.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 238 (100.00%) VMware
2 148 (62.18%) Microsoft
3 103 (43.28%) Cisco
4 78 (32.77%) Citrix
5 34 (14.29%) Dell
5 34 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 30 (12.61%) HP
6 30 (12.61%) Veeam
7 28 (11.76%) EMC
8 17 (7.14%) AppDynamics
9 14 (5.88%) NetApp
10 12 (5.04%) Oracle
11 11 (4.62%) Atlassian
12 10 (4.20%) Hitachi
13 9 (3.78%) Google
13 9 (3.78%) McAfee
13 9 (3.78%) Splunk
14 8 (3.36%) EqualLogic
14 8 (3.36%) Ivanti
14 8 (3.36%) Meraki