The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 121 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.047% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.14% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
VCP4
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
646 733 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.01% 34.41% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 531 635 592
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VCP4
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the Birmingham region.

VCP4 Salary Trend in Birmingham

VCP4
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CommVault
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware