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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 473 432
Rank change year-on-year -70 -41  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 338 561 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 2.10% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 302 479 613
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20951 26734 30208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.66% 27.16% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16324 21503 23692
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 £74,000 £69,000 £70,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -68 314 £45,000 -3.22% 27
London -9 138 £50,000 - 8
South East -69 48 £42,500 - 3
North West -14 34 £40,000 -20.00% 6
West Midlands +26 25 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Yorkshire +17 22 £44,500 +17.10% 1
South West -12 20 £35,000 -11.39% 5
West Yorkshire +34 19 £44,000 +12.82%
City of London +7 18 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Manchester -21 18 £36,250 -27.50% 2
East of England +1 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Leeds +21 15 £45,000 +18.42%
Worcestershire +10 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -25 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Worcester - 12 £37,500 -
South Wales +10 11 £40,000 +11.11%
Birmingham +7 11 £38,750 -18.42%
Wales 0 11 £40,000 +11.11%
Surrey +12 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -15 10 £60,000 +16.50%
East Midlands +11 9 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Leicestershire +9 9 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -1 9 £58,500 +37.64%
Bristol -3 9 £36,500 -43.84% 1
Leicester - 9 £37,500 -
Scotland +28 8 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Liverpool -8 8 £45,000 -
Merseyside -12 8 £45,000 -
Cheshire -18 8 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Southampton +12 6 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 22 May 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).

1 737 (100.00%) VMware
2 567 (76.93%) Windows
3 460 (62.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 438 (59.43%) Microsoft
5 406 (55.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 388 (52.65%) Windows Server
7 370 (50.20%) Active Directory
8 307 (41.66%) MCSE
9 272 (36.91%) SAN
10 267 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 260 (35.28%) Cisco
12 258 (35.01%) Cisco Certification
13 238 (32.29%) Citrix
14 233 (31.61%) ITIL
15 221 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
16 218 (29.58%) CCNA
17 204 (27.68%) vSphere
18 199 (27.00%) MS Exchange
19 194 (26.32%) Hyper-V
20 185 (25.10%) Firewall
21 184 (24.97%) Linux
22 175 (23.74%) Office 365
23 161 (21.85%) MCSA
23 161 (21.85%) NetApp
24 144 (19.54%) HP
25 136 (18.45%) Data Centre
26 130 (17.64%) DNS
27 124 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
28 120 (16.28%) SQL Server
29 118 (16.01%) Citrix Certification

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
1 199 (27.00%) MS Exchange
2 116 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 97 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (8.68%) SharePoint
5 60 (8.14%) IIS
6 31 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (3.53%) Skype for Business
8 13 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.81%) CloudStack
9 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.68%) Apache
10 5 (0.68%) SAS
11 4 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Magento
3 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 175 (23.74%) Office 365
2 124 (16.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.22%) SaaS
7 8 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.95%) IaaS
9 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.41%) Akamai
12 1 (0.14%) G Suite
12 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 272 (36.91%) SAN
2 185 (25.10%) Firewall
3 130 (17.64%) DNS
4 95 (12.89%) DHCP
5 80 (10.85%) WAN
6 77 (10.45%) LAN
7 70 (9.50%) NAS
8 66 (8.96%) VPN
9 62 (8.41%) iSCSI
10 60 (8.14%) VLAN
11 50 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
12 47 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
13 41 (5.56%) TCP/IP
14 36 (4.88%) VoIP
15 31 (4.21%) Network Security
16 30 (4.07%) Wireless
17 25 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (2.99%) SNMP
19 20 (2.71%) MPLS
20 19 (2.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.71%) MySQL
2 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) JIRA
1 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 77 (10.45%) Finance
2 36 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.76%) Back Office
4 11 (1.49%) Marketing
5 9 (1.22%) Law
6 8 (1.09%) Advertising
6 8 (1.09%) Billing
6 8 (1.09%) Legal
7 7 (0.95%) Retail
8 5 (0.68%) Banking
9 4 (0.54%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.54%) French Language
9 4 (0.54%) German Language
10 3 (0.41%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 233 (31.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 121 (16.42%) VMware Engineer
3 89 (12.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 88 (11.94%) Support Engineer
5 77 (10.45%) Consultant
6 70 (9.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 67 (9.09%) Analyst
8 51 (6.92%) IT Engineer
9 48 (6.51%) Storage Engineer
10 45 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 41 (5.56%) Architect
12 40 (5.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 40 (5.43%) Server Engineer
13 39 (5.29%) Infrastructure Support
14 38 (5.16%) Senior VMware Engineer
15 36 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
16 33 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 33 (4.48%) Support Analyst
16 33 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
17 29 (3.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.76%) LAMP
2 12 (1.63%) Web Services
3 9 (1.22%) XML
4 7 (0.95%) XSLT
5 5 (0.68%) .NET
6 4 (0.54%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.41%) COM+
8 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 136 (18.45%) Data Centre
2 41 (5.56%) Clustering
3 38 (5.16%) EMC VNX
4 35 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.75%) Replication
5 28 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.12%) Driving Licence
8 20 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 14 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (1.63%) PKI
12 8 (1.09%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.09%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.81%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 567 (76.93%) Windows
2 388 (52.65%) Windows Server
3 267 (36.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 221 (29.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 184 (24.97%) Linux
6 72 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (9.63%) Windows 7
8 32 (4.34%) CentOS
8 32 (4.34%) Unix
9 29 (3.93%) Windows 10
10 23 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.49%) VMS
12 10 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (1.36%) Solaris
13 9 (1.22%) Android
13 9 (1.22%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.09%) AIX
14 8 (1.09%) HPUX
14 8 (1.09%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (31.61%) ITIL
2 70 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 62 (8.41%) Migration
4 60 (8.14%) Change Management
5 56 (7.60%) Project Management
6 44 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.43%) ITIL V3
8 34 (4.61%) Service Management
9 33 (4.48%) Time Management
10 28 (3.80%) Presales
11 26 (3.53%) Problem Management
12 24 (3.26%) Data Protection
12 24 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (2.99%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.99%) Line Management
14 21 (2.85%) Mentoring
15 18 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (2.44%) CRM
15 18 (2.44%) Load Balancing
16 16 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (13.98%) PowerShell
2 101 (13.70%) SQL
3 30 (4.07%) VBScript
4 26 (3.53%) C
5 21 (2.85%) Perl
6 16 (2.17%) PHP
6 16 (2.17%) Python
7 13 (1.76%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.22%) VB
9 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.68%) C#
10 5 (0.68%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.54%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) Java
13 1 (0.14%) Ruby
13 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 406 (55.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 307 (41.66%) MCSE
3 258 (35.01%) Cisco Certification
4 218 (29.58%) CCNA
5 161 (21.85%) MCSA
6 118 (16.01%) Citrix Certification
7 105 (14.25%) CCNP
8 102 (13.84%) MCITP
9 95 (12.89%) MCP
10 90 (12.21%) CCA
11 76 (10.31%) Degree
12 52 (7.06%) VCP5
13 36 (4.88%) VCAP
14 34 (4.61%) Security Cleared
15 30 (4.07%) RHCE
15 30 (4.07%) VCP6
16 28 (3.80%) CCIE
17 27 (3.66%) SC Cleared
18 25 (3.39%) NCDA
19 23 (3.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (11.13%) SLA
2 26 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.49%) PMO
5 8 (1.09%) QA
6 7 (0.95%) GCP
7 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 460 (62.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 370 (50.20%) Active Directory
3 204 (27.68%) vSphere
4 194 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 107 (14.52%) XenApp
6 62 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (6.65%) vCloud
8 43 (5.83%) Terminal Services
9 36 (4.88%) XenDesktop
10 30 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.85%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (2.58%) XenServer
13 15 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 12 (1.63%) NFS
15 11 (1.49%) VMware Server
16 10 (1.36%) KVM
16 10 (1.36%) UAG
17 9 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
18 8 (1.09%) ISA Server
19 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 71 (9.63%) SCCM
2 46 (6.24%) Backup Exec
3 36 (4.88%) SCOM
4 29 (3.93%) vCenter Server
5 26 (3.53%) Puppet
6 25 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (3.12%) vRealize
8 22 (2.99%) NetBackup
9 15 (2.04%) WMI
10 14 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
11 13 (1.76%) PowerCLI
12 11 (1.49%) Nagios
13 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 9 (1.22%) vMotion
15 8 (1.09%) Ansible
15 8 (1.09%) SCVMM
16 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 6 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
18 5 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 737 (100.00%) VMware
2 438 (59.43%) Microsoft
3 260 (35.28%) Cisco
4 238 (32.29%) Citrix
5 161 (21.85%) NetApp
6 144 (19.54%) HP
7 92 (12.48%) Veeam
8 84 (11.40%) EMC
9 64 (8.68%) Dell
10 57 (7.73%) Red Hat
11 46 (6.24%) Juniper
12 38 (5.16%) Dell Compellent
13 37 (5.02%) SonicWALL
14 32 (4.34%) EqualLogic
15 31 (4.21%) CheckPoint
16 26 (3.53%) Google
16 26 (3.53%) Symantec
17 24 (3.26%) IBM
17 24 (3.26%) Oracle
18 23 (3.12%) Veritas
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + Bens, OT & On-call !
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Company pension,Travel expenses,Lapt
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% discretionary bonus + other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £32,000 to £33,000 per annum £5Kcar allowance,23days hols,pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bellshill
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Market Harborough
Travelsphere and Just You
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits & Perks
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 24 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 24 days ago