The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 39 37 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.76% 5.90% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 30.00% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £47,750 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.37% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -10.00%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
95 60 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.85% 19.67% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 77
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedford region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Bedford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Bedford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VCP5
2 10 (90.91%) Presales
2 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 10 (90.91%) vSphere
2 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (81.82%) Intel
3 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) MCP
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) MS Office
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (63.64%) Mentoring

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Presales
2 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
3 7 (63.64%) Server Building
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) VCP5
2 9 (81.82%) MCP
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCA
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCMSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSM
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VCAP
4 1 (9.09%) VCDX
4 1 (9.09%) VCP6
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware ESX
1 10 (90.91%) vSphere
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) Intel
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco