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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 50 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.09% 1.89% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.64% 8.06% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% -18.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%
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
94 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.01% 23.48% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 87 58 83
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (38.46%) VMFS
4 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (38.46%) vCloud
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) e-Health
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Phone
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (23.08%) NCDA
3 3 (23.08%) NCIE
3 3 (23.08%) VCAP
3 3 (23.08%) VTSP
3 3 (23.08%) VCDX
3 3 (23.08%) MCTS
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) VMFS
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (38.46%) vCloud
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Server
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) CA
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Lotus
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam
5 2 (15.38%) Intel