The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 92 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 1.52% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 8
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
VCP5
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
207 264 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.35% 23.28% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 169 210 342
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VCP5
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VCP5 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VCP5
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 1 £65,000 +18.18%
VCP5
East of England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (84.62%) VMware ESX
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) MCSA
3 9 (69.23%) MCP
3 9 (69.23%) Intel
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) vSphere
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Presales
5 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) XenApp
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) VCAP
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (30.77%) MCITP
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Server Support
5 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Presales
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Server Building
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (69.23%) MCP
3 9 (69.23%) MCSA
4 5 (38.46%) VCAP
5 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 3 (23.08%) MCTS
7 2 (15.38%) CCA
7 2 (15.38%) CCDP
7 2 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (15.38%) CCMSE
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) CCSE
7 2 (15.38%) CCSM
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) VCDX
7 2 (15.38%) VCP6
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware ESX
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Intel
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco