Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 627 618
Rank change year-on-year +52 -9 +44
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 146 500 662
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 1.64% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 118 420 518
Median annual salary £45,000 £51,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,025 £23,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 11,191 30,515 38,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.57% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,523 22,586 28,606
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +65 144 £45,000 -10.00% 55
UK excluding London +111 111 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South East +168 41 £45,000 -25.00% 18
London +101 35 £62,500 +4.17% 12
North of England +75 22 £46,865 +56.22% 6
Midlands +120 21 £40,000 -20.00% 8
South West +90 20 £38,500 -14.44% 10
West Midlands +113 19 £37,500 -25.00% 7
North West +99 15 £52,500 +27.27% 5
Work from Home -7 11 £37,500 -42.31% 6
Yorkshire +52 6 £40,000 +81.82%
East of England +114 5 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Scotland +74 2 - - 2
East Midlands +61 2 £90,000 +94.59% 1
North East +19 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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).

1 146 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (72.60%) Microsoft
3 102 (69.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (67.12%) Windows
5 94 (64.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (49.32%) Azure
8 68 (46.58%) Cisco
8 68 (46.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 65 (44.52%) CCNA
9 65 (44.52%) PowerShell
10 64 (43.84%) MCSE
10 64 (43.84%) Windows Server
11 56 (38.36%) MCSA
12 54 (36.99%) Active Directory
13 49 (33.56%) ITIL
14 48 (32.88%) Office 365
15 45 (30.82%) AWS
16 43 (29.45%) vSphere
16 43 (29.45%) Linux
16 43 (29.45%) Firewall
17 42 (28.77%) SAN
18 35 (23.97%) Data Centre
19 32 (21.92%) Hyper-V
20 31 (21.23%) Dell
21 30 (20.55%) Citrix
21 30 (20.55%) VMware ESXi
22 27 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 27 (18.49%) DNS
23 25 (17.12%) Red Hat

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 11 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.74%) Confluence
4 4 (2.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 72 (49.32%) Azure
2 48 (32.88%) Office 365
3 45 (30.82%) AWS
4 17 (11.64%) GCP
5 10 (6.85%) PaaS
6 7 (4.79%) SaaS
7 6 (4.11%) IaaS
8 5 (3.42%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.45%) Firewall
2 42 (28.77%) SAN
3 27 (18.49%) DNS
4 18 (12.33%) DHCP
5 14 (9.59%) Network Security
6 13 (8.90%) Internet
7 11 (7.53%) iSCSI
8 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
9 9 (6.16%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (6.16%) VPN
9 9 (6.16%) VSAN
10 8 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.11%) NAS
11 6 (4.11%) VLAN
11 6 (4.11%) VoIP
12 5 (3.42%) LAN
12 5 (3.42%) WAN
12 5 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.74%) MPLS
13 4 (2.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) JIRA
2 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.37%) FishEye
3 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.42%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Military
4 3 (2.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.05%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Police
Job Titles
1 61 (41.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (19.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 26 (17.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (12.33%) IT Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (10.27%) Support Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Server Engineer
8 12 (8.22%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Consultant
11 8 (5.48%) Designer
11 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Architect
12 6 (4.11%) Service Desk Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Solutions Designer
12 6 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) LDAP
2 3 (2.05%) WSH
3 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.27%) Private Cloud
3 10 (6.85%) Clustering
3 10 (6.85%) Replication
4 7 (4.79%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.11%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.05%) iSeries
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.05%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.37%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) LIMS
8 2 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 98 (67.12%) Windows
2 64 (43.84%) Windows Server
3 43 (29.45%) Linux
4 27 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.42%) Unix
9 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.05%) HPUX
11 3 (2.05%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.05%) Solaris
11 3 (2.05%) SUSE
12 2 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (33.56%) ITIL
3 21 (14.38%) Service Management
4 19 (13.01%) ITIL V3
5 18 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (10.27%) Business Continuity
7 10 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.85%) High Availability
8 9 (6.16%) IT Strategy
8 9 (6.16%) Migration
8 9 (6.16%) Patch Management
8 9 (6.16%) Project Delivery
8 9 (6.16%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (5.48%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 8 (5.48%) Network Virtualisation
9 8 (5.48%) Project Management
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.79%) Converged Infrastructure
10 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.52%) PowerShell
2 23 (15.75%) SQL
3 16 (10.96%) Python
4 14 (9.59%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (64.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (44.52%) CCNA
4 64 (43.84%) MCSE
5 56 (38.36%) MCSA
6 24 (16.44%) Security Cleared
7 23 (15.75%) Degree
8 20 (13.70%) CCNP
8 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
9 19 (13.01%) MCITP
10 13 (8.90%) RHCE
10 13 (8.90%) VCP6
11 12 (8.22%) MCP
12 9 (6.16%) NCIE
12 9 (6.16%) VCAP
13 8 (5.48%) CCA
13 8 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (5.48%) NCDA
14 7 (4.79%) CISSP
14 7 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) GDPR
2 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 102 (69.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 43 (29.45%) vSphere
4 32 (21.92%) Hyper-V
5 30 (20.55%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (11.64%) XenApp
7 13 (8.90%) XenDesktop
8 11 (7.53%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (6.85%) VMware NSX
10 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.74%) vCloud
12 3 (2.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.05%) Firmware
12 3 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.68%) Docker
14 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (14.38%) Ansible
2 18 (12.33%) Terraform
3 17 (11.64%) SCCM
4 16 (10.96%) Puppet
5 12 (8.22%) vRealize
6 6 (4.11%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.11%) SCOM
6 6 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.42%) Backup Exec
7 5 (3.42%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.37%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.37%) WSUS
10 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 146 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (72.60%) Microsoft
3 68 (46.58%) Cisco
4 31 (21.23%) Dell
5 30 (20.55%) Citrix
6 25 (17.12%) Red Hat
7 23 (15.75%) HP
8 22 (15.07%) NetApp
9 17 (11.64%) Brocade
9 17 (11.64%) IBM
10 15 (10.27%) Veeam
11 12 (8.22%) Juniper
11 12 (8.22%) Oracle
12 11 (7.53%) F5
12 11 (7.53%) McAfee
13 10 (6.85%) SolarWinds
14 9 (6.16%) EMC
15 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
15 6 (4.11%) Meraki
16 5 (3.42%) Infoblox