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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 83 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 14 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.25% 1.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 5.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
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
323 336 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.94% 28.12% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 273 291 226
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VCP5 Salary Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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 +29 14 £55,000 -
VCP5
East of England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) MCSA
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Intel
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (100.00%) vSphere
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) MCP
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (90.00%) ITIL
3 18 (90.00%) XenApp
3 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (80.00%) Server Building
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 18 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) ITIL
2 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (80.00%) Server Building
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) MCSA
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (95.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 20 (100.00%) vSphere
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (90.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Intel
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Citrix