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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 26 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 23 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.64% 0.27% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.14% 0.99% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 10
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +86.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
88 101 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.24% 27.01% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (56.00%) Incident Management
3 14 (56.00%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) MCSE
4 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) XenApp
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Intel
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (36.00%) vSphere
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (28.00%) MCP
8 7 (28.00%) VCP5
9 6 (24.00%) MCSA
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (12.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Server Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Senior Server Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Incident Management
1 14 (56.00%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) MCSE
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCP
2 7 (28.00%) VCP5
3 6 (24.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) VCP4
5 1 (4.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (36.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Intel