The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 60 88 84
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 32 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.97% 1.93% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.68% 7.08% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,400 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
274 325 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.44% 27.27% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 227 296 234
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedfordshire region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 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 +48 24 £55,000 -12.69%
Luton -5 3 £36,000 -10.00%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (98.44%) Citrix
3 60 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (56.25%) MCSE
5 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 34 (53.13%) VMware ESX
6 33 (51.56%) Windows
6 33 (51.56%) XenApp
7 32 (50.00%) vSphere
8 31 (48.44%) MCSA
8 31 (48.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
10 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
11 26 (40.63%) ITIL
11 26 (40.63%) MCP
11 26 (40.63%) Intel
12 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (39.06%) Incident Management
12 25 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (35.94%) VCP5
13 23 (35.94%) Capacity Planning
14 22 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 19 (29.69%) Server Building
16 18 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (21.88%) CCA
17 14 (21.88%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (45.31%) MS Exchange
2 25 (39.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Network Security
2 9 (14.06%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.81%) WAN
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) DHCP
5 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (6.25%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Server Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Senior Server Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (31.25%) Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) Server Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Server Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.13%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) ITIL
2 25 (39.06%) Incident Management
3 23 (35.94%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (29.69%) Server Building
5 18 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.13%) Time Management
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.56%) Change Management
9 1 (1.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) VBScript
2 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 36 (56.25%) MCSE
2 31 (48.44%) MCSA
3 26 (40.63%) MCP
4 23 (35.94%) VCP5
5 14 (21.88%) CCA
5 14 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (9.38%) CCNA
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (6.25%) VCP4
8 2 (3.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.56%) Degree
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 60 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 34 (53.13%) VMware ESX
3 33 (51.56%) XenApp
4 32 (50.00%) vSphere
5 8 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.69%) Terminal Server
8 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.56%) Xen
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (98.44%) Citrix
3 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 26 (40.63%) Intel
5 7 (10.94%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) Websense
6 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.56%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) CommVault
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp