The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 136 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.049% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
VCP5
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
785 546 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.00% 26.75% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 704 491 435
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VCP5
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VCP5 Salary Trend in Birmingham

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) Operations Management
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) VCAP
2 5 (83.33%) VTSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCEE
2 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) XenMobile
3 4 (66.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VCAP
2 5 (83.33%) VTSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCEE
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (16.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) vCloud
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) XenMobile
2 4 (66.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) NetApp
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) EMC