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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 87 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 41 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.87% 1.90% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.46% 6.18% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 28
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
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
751 663 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.25% 30.69% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 649 598 390
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (82.86%) Citrix
4 46 (65.71%) Microsoft
5 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
6 41 (58.57%) Windows
7 37 (52.86%) Hyper-V
8 32 (45.71%) XenDesktop
9 31 (44.29%) vSphere
9 31 (44.29%) NetApp
10 29 (41.43%) Cisco
11 28 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
11 28 (40.00%) MS Exchange
12 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (37.14%) NCDA
13 25 (35.71%) NCIE
13 25 (35.71%) XenApp
13 25 (35.71%) CCA
13 25 (35.71%) MCSE
14 24 (34.29%) MCITP
14 24 (34.29%) VTSP
14 24 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (31.43%) VCAP
16 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (22.86%) MCTS
18 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
18 16 (22.86%) FlexPod

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (15.71%) IIS
4 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (12.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.43%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (20.00%) WAAS
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (10.00%) SAN
5 6 (8.57%) Firewall
6 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.86%) WAN
8 2 (2.86%) VPN
8 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.43%) DNS
9 1 (1.43%) DHCP
9 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ProC
General
1 2 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Consultant
2 25 (35.71%) Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Technical Architect
3 13 (18.57%) FlexPod Consultant
4 11 (15.71%) Storage Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Virtualisation Architect
5 8 (11.43%) VMware Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Storage Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
6 7 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Technology Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Wintel Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) FlexPod
2 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 8 (11.43%) Celerra
3 8 (11.43%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (12.86%) Change Control
4 7 (10.00%) Business Development
4 7 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) Data Management
5 3 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.43%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
3 3 (4.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (37.14%) NCDA
3 25 (35.71%) NCIE
3 25 (35.71%) CCA
3 25 (35.71%) MCSE
4 24 (34.29%) MCITP
4 24 (34.29%) VTSP
5 22 (31.43%) VCAP
6 16 (22.86%) CCEE
6 16 (22.86%) MCTS
7 13 (18.57%) VCDX
8 11 (15.71%) MCP
9 9 (12.86%) CCEA
9 9 (12.86%) CCIA
10 8 (11.43%) VCP5
11 7 (10.00%) Degree
11 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 63 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
3 37 (52.86%) Hyper-V
4 32 (45.71%) XenDesktop
5 31 (44.29%) vSphere
6 25 (35.71%) XenApp
7 14 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 14 (20.00%) vCloud
8 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (8.57%) XenServer
10 4 (5.71%) Terminal Services
11 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (4.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) ARCserve
1 5 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.71%) SCCM
3 3 (4.29%) Legato
3 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.29%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) MOM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (82.86%) Citrix
3 46 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 31 (44.29%) NetApp
5 29 (41.43%) Cisco
6 15 (21.43%) EMC
7 13 (18.57%) HP
8 9 (12.86%) Symantec
8 9 (12.86%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.71%) CommVault
9 4 (5.71%) Dell
10 3 (4.29%) AppSense
10 3 (4.29%) WatchGuard
10 3 (4.29%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.43%) Veeam
11 1 (1.43%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago