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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 90 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 32 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.65% 2.19% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.98% 6.92% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 36
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 £32,000 £35,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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
643 636 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.13% 31.63% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 566 566 395
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 24 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 24 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (89.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (75.00%) Citrix
4 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 33 (51.56%) Hyper-V
6 32 (50.00%) Windows
7 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
8 30 (46.88%) NetApp
9 29 (45.31%) XenDesktop
9 29 (45.31%) vSphere
10 26 (40.63%) Cisco
11 23 (35.94%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
12 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (34.38%) NCDA
12 22 (34.38%) XenApp
12 22 (34.38%) MCITP
13 21 (32.81%) NCIE
14 19 (29.69%) HP
15 18 (28.13%) VCAP
15 18 (28.13%) CCEE
16 17 (26.56%) MCSE
17 16 (25.00%) CCA
17 16 (25.00%) VTSP
17 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
19 14 (21.88%) MCTS
19 14 (21.88%) FlexPod
20 13 (20.31%) VCDX

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (15.63%) Lync
4 8 (12.50%) IIS
5 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (15.63%) SAN
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (12.50%) WAAS
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 6 (9.38%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 42 (65.63%) Consultant
2 24 (37.50%) Architect
3 15 (23.44%) Technical Architect
4 11 (17.19%) FlexPod Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Storage Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Technology Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Storage Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) FlexPod
2 6 (9.38%) Celerra
2 6 (9.38%) CLARiiON
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) UNIX
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Project Management
2 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.94%) Business Development
2 7 (10.94%) Time Management
3 4 (6.25%) Change Control
4 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.56%) Data Management
5 1 (1.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) VBScript
2 3 (4.69%) VB
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (34.38%) NCDA
2 22 (34.38%) MCITP
3 21 (32.81%) NCIE
4 18 (28.13%) VCAP
4 18 (28.13%) CCEE
5 17 (26.56%) MCSE
6 16 (25.00%) CCA
6 16 (25.00%) VTSP
7 14 (21.88%) MCTS
8 13 (20.31%) VCDX
9 9 (14.06%) MCP
9 9 (14.06%) VCP5
9 9 (14.06%) CCIA
10 8 (12.50%) Degree
11 7 (10.94%) CCEA
11 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.81%) CCAA
System Software
1 57 (89.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (51.56%) Hyper-V
3 31 (48.44%) Active Directory
4 29 (45.31%) XenDesktop
4 29 (45.31%) vSphere
5 22 (34.38%) XenApp
6 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
7 11 (17.19%) XenServer
8 10 (15.63%) vCloud
9 5 (7.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (4.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.56%) NFS
11 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.81%) ARCserve
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (4.69%) XenMobile
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.56%) Legato
4 1 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (75.00%) Citrix
3 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.88%) NetApp
5 26 (40.63%) Cisco
6 19 (29.69%) HP
7 13 (20.31%) EMC
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
9 6 (9.38%) Symantec
10 5 (7.81%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.25%) Veeam
11 4 (6.25%) IBM
12 3 (4.69%) AppSense
12 3 (4.69%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle
13 1 (1.56%) CommVault
13 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
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