Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 581 671 588
Rank change year-on-year +90 -83 -73
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 631 589 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.41% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 527 478 673
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £24,456 £33,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 36,316 41,901 43,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.49% 23.82% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26,339 32,317 34,527
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,800 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 21 March 2019.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 16 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 21 March 2019. 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 +124 617 £45,000 +5.88% 74
UK excluding London +114 441 £42,500 +6.25% 53
London +51 184 £55,000 +7.32% 23
Midlands +88 147 £42,875 +7.19% 10
North of England +144 128 £32,500 -24.42% 18
West Midlands +39 92 £43,250 +8.13% 6
South East +5 86 £51,250 +33.12% 15
Yorkshire +94 65 £22,000 -37.14% 6
East Midlands +75 55 £40,000 +6.67% 4
East of England +56 48 £45,000 +7.14% 2
North West +51 43 £42,000 -2.33% 12
South West +16 24 £60,000 +57.38% 6
North East - 20 £35,000 -
Isle of Man - 5 £45,000 -
Wales -4 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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).

1 631 (100.00%) VMware
2 477 (75.59%) Microsoft
3 466 (73.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 400 (63.39%) MCSE
5 397 (62.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 387 (61.33%) Windows
7 333 (52.77%) Active Directory
8 330 (52.30%) Cisco
9 286 (45.32%) Cisco Certification
10 271 (42.95%) Windows Server
11 240 (38.03%) Citrix
12 230 (36.45%) CCNA
13 204 (32.33%) ITIL
14 195 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
15 185 (29.32%) Firewall
16 180 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 179 (28.37%) Office 365
18 175 (27.73%) MCSA
19 159 (25.20%) DNS
20 157 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 156 (24.72%) Data Centre
22 150 (23.77%) HP
23 147 (23.30%) vSphere
24 129 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
25 126 (19.97%) MS Exchange
26 122 (19.33%) SAN
27 121 (19.18%) DHCP
28 115 (18.23%) Linux
28 115 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
29 114 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery

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
1 126 (19.97%) MS Exchange
2 49 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.07%) IIS
5 24 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.49%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.74%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.58%) Apache
9 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.79%) CMS
11 5 (0.79%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.48%) SAS
13 1 (0.16%) Confluence
13 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (9.51%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 195 (30.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (28.37%) Office 365
3 83 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.80%) IaaS
5 16 (2.54%) SaaS
6 14 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (2.06%) GitHub
8 8 (1.27%) PaaS
9 7 (1.11%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 185 (29.32%) Firewall
2 159 (25.20%) DNS
3 122 (19.33%) SAN
4 121 (19.18%) DHCP
5 90 (14.26%) TCP/IP
6 87 (13.79%) Wireless
7 79 (12.52%) VoIP
8 71 (11.25%) WAN
9 57 (9.03%) VLAN
10 56 (8.87%) LAN
11 52 (8.24%) ADSL
12 50 (7.92%) 3G
12 50 (7.92%) Broadband
13 44 (6.97%) VPN
14 34 (5.39%) Fibre Channel
14 34 (5.39%) NAS
15 32 (5.07%) Network Security
16 31 (4.91%) iSCSI
17 23 (3.65%) MPLS
18 20 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.38%) MySQL
3 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (1.27%) Power BI
5 7 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) FishEye
3 1 (0.16%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 61 (9.67%) Finance
2 41 (6.50%) Retail
3 12 (1.90%) Aerospace
3 12 (1.90%) Marketing
4 7 (1.11%) Billing
4 7 (1.11%) Military
5 6 (0.95%) Banking
6 5 (0.79%) Advertising
6 5 (0.79%) Legal
6 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.16%) Back Office
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (11.57%) Analyst
3 60 (9.51%) VMware Engineer
4 54 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 54 (8.56%) Technical Support
5 52 (8.24%) Consultant
5 52 (8.24%) Support Analyst
6 49 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
7 46 (7.29%) Architect
7 46 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 43 (6.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 43 (6.81%) Technical Analyst
9 42 (6.66%) Technical Support Analyst
10 35 (5.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (5.55%) Network Engineer
10 35 (5.55%) Server Engineer
11 34 (5.39%) Team Leader
12 31 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 31 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (4.75%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.95%) .NET
1 6 (0.95%) Spring
2 5 (0.79%) Web Services
3 4 (0.63%) LAMP
4 1 (0.16%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.16%) REST
4 1 (0.16%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 156 (24.72%) Data Centre
2 78 (12.36%) Clustering
3 66 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.81%) Replication
5 33 (5.23%) Public Cloud
6 27 (4.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 24 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.38%) Wiki
11 14 (2.22%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.43%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.43%) e-Learning
13 8 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 7 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 6 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.95%) FMCG
16 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.79%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 387 (61.33%) Windows
2 271 (42.95%) Windows Server
3 180 (28.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 129 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (18.23%) Linux
6 52 (8.24%) Windows 7
7 51 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 28 (4.44%) Windows 8
10 18 (2.85%) AIX
11 16 (2.54%) Data ONTAP
12 15 (2.38%) CentOS
13 9 (1.43%) VMS
14 7 (1.11%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.11%) Windows NT
14 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.79%) Unix
16 3 (0.48%) Android
16 3 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (32.33%) ITIL
2 157 (24.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 115 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
4 114 (18.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 65 (10.30%) Presales
6 62 (9.83%) Mentoring
7 59 (9.35%) Project Management
8 52 (8.24%) Service Management
9 51 (8.08%) Supplier Management
10 46 (7.29%) Change Management
11 42 (6.66%) Line Management
12 37 (5.86%) Business Continuity
13 34 (5.39%) ITIL V3
14 31 (4.91%) Migration
15 29 (4.60%) Problem Management
16 28 (4.44%) Incident Management
17 27 (4.28%) Collaborative Working
18 26 (4.12%) Customer Requirements
18 26 (4.12%) Network Design
18 26 (4.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.84%) PowerShell
2 75 (11.89%) SQL
3 23 (3.65%) VBScript
4 21 (3.33%) Python
5 16 (2.54%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.74%) C
7 11 (1.74%) VB
8 8 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) Korn
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 466 (73.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (63.39%) MCSE
3 286 (45.32%) Cisco Certification
4 230 (36.45%) CCNA
5 175 (27.73%) MCSA
6 106 (16.80%) MCITP
7 97 (15.37%) CCNP
8 93 (14.74%) VCP6
9 51 (8.08%) RHCE
10 45 (7.13%) Citrix Certification
10 45 (7.13%) Degree
11 44 (6.97%) MCP
12 37 (5.86%) VCAP
13 34 (5.39%) Security Cleared
14 28 (4.44%) CCA
15 25 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (3.65%) CCAA
16 23 (3.65%) SC Cleared
17 22 (3.49%) CISSP
17 22 (3.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (8.56%) SLA
3 27 (4.28%) ISO 9001
4 16 (2.54%) PCI DSS
5 13 (2.06%) GDPR
6 8 (1.27%) COBIT
7 5 (0.79%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 397 (62.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (52.77%) Active Directory
3 147 (23.30%) vSphere
4 110 (17.43%) Hyper-V
4 110 (17.43%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (9.51%) XenApp
6 37 (5.86%) XenDesktop
7 26 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (3.65%) vCloud
9 16 (2.54%) NFS
10 15 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.22%) VMware NSX
12 13 (2.06%) Docker
12 13 (2.06%) XenServer
13 9 (1.43%) BitLocker
14 8 (1.27%) DFS Replication
14 8 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.11%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 85 (13.47%) SCCM
2 54 (8.56%) vCenter Server
3 35 (5.55%) SCOM
4 31 (4.91%) WSUS
5 29 (4.60%) Backup Exec
6 25 (3.96%) SCOrch
7 22 (3.49%) Failover Clustering
8 20 (3.17%) Ansible
9 18 (2.85%) vRealize
10 17 (2.69%) SCVMM
11 16 (2.54%) Puppet
12 14 (2.22%) PowerCLI
13 13 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (1.74%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (1.58%) Linux-HA
16 8 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (1.27%) vMotion
17 7 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (1.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 631 (100.00%) VMware
2 477 (75.59%) Microsoft
3 330 (52.30%) Cisco
4 240 (38.03%) Citrix
5 150 (23.77%) HP
6 98 (15.53%) NetApp
7 86 (13.63%) Dell
8 67 (10.62%) Meraki
9 64 (10.14%) Veeam
10 63 (9.98%) Nimble Storage
11 59 (9.35%) Aruba
12 55 (8.72%) EMC
13 50 (7.92%) Polycom
14 38 (6.02%) Red Hat
15 31 (4.91%) IBM
16 22 (3.49%) Ivanti
17 21 (3.33%) 3PAR
18 16 (2.54%) Symantec
19 15 (2.38%) Brocade
19 15 (2.38%) Mitel