The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 118 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 14 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 1.52% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.64% 4.77% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 19
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -37.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £56,250 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -14.73%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
530 566 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.44% 31.80% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 402 489 342
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (90.48%) MCSE
3 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (80.95%) Windows
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 14 (66.67%) MCSA
7 11 (52.38%) SAN
8 10 (47.62%) Citrix
9 9 (42.86%) Cisco
9 9 (42.86%) NetApp
9 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (38.10%) Firewall
10 8 (38.10%) vSphere
11 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 7 (33.33%) XenApp
11 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (33.33%) MCITP
12 6 (28.57%) Clustering
12 6 (28.57%) LAN
12 6 (28.57%) WAN
12 6 (28.57%) IPv4
12 6 (28.57%) CCNP
12 6 (28.57%) Juniper
12 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (28.57%) Network Security
12 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (23.81%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (28.57%) IPv4
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Presales
1 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
2 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) MCSE
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) MCSA
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (19.05%) CCA
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) VCP4
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) vSphere
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 4 (19.05%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (9.52%) MOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Citrix
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 9 (42.86%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) arcserve
8 1 (4.76%) EMC
8 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
8 1 (4.76%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow