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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 85 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 31 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 2.06% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.16% 7.03% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 13
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
503 512 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.50% 29.34% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 438 407 340
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (85.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (80.70%) Citrix
4 30 (52.63%) vSphere
5 27 (47.37%) XenApp
6 26 (45.61%) Windows
7 25 (43.86%) NetApp
8 23 (40.35%) HP
9 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 19 (33.33%) XenDesktop
12 18 (31.58%) VCAP
12 18 (31.58%) CCEE
12 18 (31.58%) MCITP
12 18 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (29.82%) Cisco
13 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
14 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
14 16 (28.07%) XenServer
14 16 (28.07%) CCIA
15 15 (26.32%) NCDA
16 14 (24.56%) NCIE
16 14 (24.56%) IBM
16 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
17 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (22.81%) NetScaler
17 13 (22.81%) FlexPod
18 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (8.77%) IIS
9 4 (7.02%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) NetScaler
2 8 (14.04%) SAN
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.75%) NAS
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Consultant
2 18 (31.58%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 14 (24.56%) VMware Consultant
3 14 (24.56%) Architect
4 12 (21.05%) Technical Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Wintel Architect
7 5 (8.77%) FlexPod Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Sales Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) FlexPod
2 6 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Celerra
3 2 (3.51%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.77%) Change Control
4 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.26%) Business Development
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Email Management
7 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.75%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) VBScript
2 3 (5.26%) VB
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (31.58%) MCITP
2 18 (31.58%) VCAP
2 18 (31.58%) CCEE
3 16 (28.07%) CCIA
4 15 (26.32%) NCDA
5 14 (24.56%) NCIE
6 12 (21.05%) MCP
7 11 (19.30%) CCEA
7 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
7 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.79%) VCDX
9 8 (14.04%) CCA
9 8 (14.04%) CCAA
10 7 (12.28%) VTSP
11 6 (10.53%) MCSE
12 5 (8.77%) VCP5
13 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (7.02%) MCTS
System Software
1 49 (85.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (52.63%) vSphere
3 27 (47.37%) XenApp
4 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
5 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 16 (28.07%) XenServer
7 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
8 7 (12.28%) Terminal Services
8 7 (12.28%) vCloud
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
11 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.75%) KVM
12 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) ARCserve
2 5 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (80.70%) Citrix
3 25 (43.86%) NetApp
4 23 (40.35%) HP
5 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 17 (29.82%) Cisco
7 14 (24.56%) IBM
8 10 (17.54%) Dell
9 9 (15.79%) EMC
9 9 (15.79%) Veeam
10 5 (8.77%) Symantec
11 2 (3.51%) AppSense
12 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.75%) PlateSpin
12 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.75%) DataCore
12 1 (1.75%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.75%) Juniper
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle
12 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Up to £70K + Car Allownace + Bonus +
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20% bonus+ben
Posted: Yesterday