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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 87 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 34 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 2.17% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 6.92% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 36
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,700 £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
658 636 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.32% 31.31% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 577 570 395
Average salary £48,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.30% +3.33%
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 29 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 29 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 49 (75.38%) Citrix
4 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
5 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
5 33 (50.77%) Windows
5 33 (50.77%) Hyper-V
6 30 (46.15%) XenDesktop
6 30 (46.15%) NetApp
7 29 (44.62%) vSphere
8 26 (40.00%) Cisco
9 25 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
10 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
11 23 (35.38%) XenApp
11 23 (35.38%) MCITP
12 22 (33.85%) NCDA
13 21 (32.31%) NCIE
14 20 (30.77%) HP
15 19 (29.23%) MCSE
16 18 (27.69%) CCA
16 18 (27.69%) VCAP
16 18 (27.69%) CCEE
17 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (24.62%) VTSP
18 16 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
20 14 (21.54%) MCTS
20 14 (21.54%) FlexPod
21 13 (20.00%) VCDX

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.38%) Lync
4 8 (12.31%) IIS
5 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (13.85%) SAN
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (12.31%) WAAS
4 6 (9.23%) Firewall
4 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.54%) WAN
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Consultant
2 24 (36.92%) Architect
3 15 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 11 (16.92%) FlexPod Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Storage Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (12.31%) VMware Consultant
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (9.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Wintel Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Storage Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Technology Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Wintel Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) FlexPod
2 6 (9.23%) Celerra
2 6 (9.23%) CLARiiON
3 5 (7.69%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.77%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 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
4 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.54%) ERP
5 1 (1.54%) Data Management
5 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 25 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (35.38%) MCITP
4 22 (33.85%) NCDA
5 21 (32.31%) NCIE
6 19 (29.23%) MCSE
7 18 (27.69%) CCA
7 18 (27.69%) VCAP
7 18 (27.69%) CCEE
8 16 (24.62%) VTSP
9 14 (21.54%) MCTS
10 13 (20.00%) VCDX
11 9 (13.85%) CCIA
11 9 (13.85%) MCP
12 8 (12.31%) VCP5
13 7 (10.77%) CCEA
13 7 (10.77%) Degree
13 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
13 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
14 5 (7.69%) CCAA
System Software
1 57 (87.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (50.77%) Hyper-V
2 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
3 30 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 29 (44.62%) vSphere
5 23 (35.38%) XenApp
6 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
7 10 (15.38%) XenServer
7 10 (15.38%) 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
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) ARCserve
1 5 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) XenMobile
2 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) Legato
3 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (75.38%) Citrix
3 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.15%) NetApp
5 26 (40.00%) Cisco
6 20 (30.77%) HP
7 13 (20.00%) EMC
8 8 (12.31%) Dell
9 6 (9.23%) Symantec
10 5 (7.69%) 3PAR
11 4 (6.15%) IBM
12 3 (4.62%) Veeam
12 3 (4.62%) AppSense
12 3 (4.62%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.62%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.54%) CommVault
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago