The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 47 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% 0.63% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.92% 1.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -16.66%
VCP5
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 112 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.13% 35.44% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 71
Average salary £45,500 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VCP5
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Bedford region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in Bedford

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5.

1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) MCSA
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) Intel
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 23 (100.00%) vSphere
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (95.65%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (95.65%) MCP
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 21 (91.30%) MS Exchange
3 21 (91.30%) ITIL
3 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (91.30%) XenApp
3 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (91.30%) Server Building
4 20 (86.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (43.48%) Network Security
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (91.30%) MS Exchange
1 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2003
1 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2007
1 21 (91.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) ITIL
1 21 (91.30%) Server Building
2 20 (86.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) MCSA
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (95.65%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) VCP4
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 23 (100.00%) vSphere
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 21 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (91.30%) XenApp
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Intel
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (95.65%) Citrix