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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 19 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 27 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.23% 0.52% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.67% 1.94% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £63,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +59.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
91 103 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.47% 27.03% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 101 57
Average salary £48,500 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.57% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 May 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (97.96%) Citrix
3 45 (91.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (53.06%) MCSE
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
5 25 (51.02%) Intel
6 24 (48.98%) VMware ESX
6 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
6 24 (48.98%) XenApp
6 24 (48.98%) vSphere
7 23 (46.94%) Capacity Planning
7 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (46.94%) ITIL
7 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
7 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (46.94%) Windows
7 23 (46.94%) Incident Management
8 22 (44.90%) VCP5
9 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (42.86%) MCSA
9 21 (42.86%) MCP
10 17 (34.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (28.57%) Server Building
12 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.37%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
1 20 (40.82%) Consultant
1 20 (40.82%) Senior Analyst
1 20 (40.82%) Server Analyst
1 20 (40.82%) Senior Server Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Server Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Server Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (4.08%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2012
1 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Capacity Planning
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
1 23 (46.94%) Incident Management
2 17 (34.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (28.57%) Server Building
4 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 1 (2.04%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (53.06%) MCSE
2 22 (44.90%) VCP5
3 21 (42.86%) MCSA
3 21 (42.86%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) VCP4
5 1 (2.04%) MCTS
System Software
1 45 (91.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (48.98%) VMware ESX
2 24 (48.98%) XenApp
2 24 (48.98%) vSphere
3 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (97.96%) Citrix
3 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) Intel