The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 86 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 33 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.74% 2.25% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 6.83% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 32
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,800 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
614 644 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.44% 32.97% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 538 574 416
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
West Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (87.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (73.85%) Citrix
4 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 32 (49.23%) Hyper-V
6 31 (47.69%) Windows
7 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 30 (46.15%) NetApp
7 30 (46.15%) vSphere
8 29 (44.62%) XenDesktop
9 25 (38.46%) Cisco
10 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
10 23 (35.38%) XenApp
11 22 (33.85%) MCITP
11 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (33.85%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (32.31%) HP
12 21 (32.31%) NCDA
13 20 (30.77%) NCIE
14 19 (29.23%) CCEE
15 18 (27.69%) VCAP
16 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
17 15 (23.08%) MCSE
17 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (23.08%) VTSP
17 15 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (21.54%) FlexPod
18 14 (21.54%) VCDX
18 14 (21.54%) CCA
19 13 (20.00%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (16.92%) Lync
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.31%) IIS
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (15.38%) SAN
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (10.77%) WAAS
4 7 (10.77%) NetScaler
5 6 (9.23%) Firewall
6 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.54%) NAS
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Consultant
2 24 (36.92%) Architect
3 16 (24.62%) Technical Architect
4 11 (16.92%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 11 (16.92%) FlexPod Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) VMware Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Storage Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Technology Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Wintel Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Storage Architect
9 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.54%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) FlexPod
2 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Celerra
3 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) UNIX
7 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Project Management
2 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.77%) Business Development
2 7 (10.77%) Time Management
3 4 (6.15%) Change Control
3 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.54%) ERP
4 1 (1.54%) Data Management
4 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VBScript
2 3 (4.62%) VB
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Citrix Certification
1 22 (33.85%) MCITP
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (32.31%) NCDA
3 20 (30.77%) NCIE
4 19 (29.23%) CCEE
5 18 (27.69%) VCAP
6 15 (23.08%) VTSP
6 15 (23.08%) MCSE
7 14 (21.54%) CCA
7 14 (21.54%) VCDX
8 13 (20.00%) MCTS
9 9 (13.85%) CCIA
9 9 (13.85%) VCP5
9 9 (13.85%) MCP
10 8 (12.31%) Degree
11 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) CCEA
12 6 (9.23%) CCAA
System Software
1 57 (87.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (49.23%) Hyper-V
3 30 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 30 (46.15%) vSphere
4 29 (44.62%) XenDesktop
5 23 (35.38%) XenApp
6 12 (18.46%) XenServer
6 12 (18.46%) VMware ESX
7 9 (13.85%) vCloud
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (7.69%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (4.62%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.54%) NFS
10 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) ARCserve
1 5 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.54%) Legato
3 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (73.85%) Citrix
3 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.15%) NetApp
5 25 (38.46%) Cisco
6 21 (32.31%) HP
7 12 (18.46%) EMC
8 8 (12.31%) Dell
9 6 (9.23%) Symantec
10 5 (7.69%) IBM
10 5 (7.69%) Veeam
11 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
12 3 (4.62%) AppSense
12 3 (4.62%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.62%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle
13 1 (1.54%) CommVault