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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 94 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 21 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 1.83% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 6.74% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 23
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £38,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
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
543 445 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.14% 27.17% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 430 394 379
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 March 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
3 43 (87.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (79.59%) Windows
5 35 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (69.39%) Citrix
7 33 (67.35%) MCSE
8 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
9 26 (53.06%) VMware ESX
10 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (44.90%) Cisco
11 22 (44.90%) vSphere
12 21 (42.86%) MCSA
13 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
14 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (30.61%) CCNA
16 13 (26.53%) MCITP
17 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
17 11 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
18 10 (20.41%) MCP
18 10 (20.41%) SCOM
18 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
19 9 (18.37%) CCA
19 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2000
19 9 (18.37%) XenApp
19 9 (18.37%) VCP4
20 8 (16.33%) MOM
20 8 (16.33%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.12%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) Lync
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) SAN
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) WAAS
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) DMVPN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) IPsec
6 1 (2.04%) SSL
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) OSPF
6 1 (2.04%) BGP
6 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 9 (18.37%) Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Wintel Support
4 7 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Technician
5 6 (12.24%) Support Technician
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Server Support
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.04%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) CRM
5 2 (4.08%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Use Case
6 1 (2.04%) ERP
6 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) VBScript
2 2 (4.08%) VB
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (67.35%) MCSE
3 21 (42.86%) MCSA
4 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (30.61%) CCNA
6 13 (26.53%) MCITP
7 11 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (20.41%) MCP
9 9 (18.37%) CCA
9 9 (18.37%) VCP4
10 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.20%) NCIE
12 4 (8.16%) VCAP
12 4 (8.16%) VTSP
12 4 (8.16%) CCEE
12 4 (8.16%) MCTS
12 4 (8.16%) CCNP
13 3 (6.12%) VCP5
13 3 (6.12%) NCDA
14 2 (4.08%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (87.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
3 26 (53.06%) VMware ESX
4 22 (44.90%) vSphere
5 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
6 9 (18.37%) XenApp
7 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
8 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (10.20%) vCloud
8 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCOM
2 8 (16.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.33%) WSUS
2 8 (16.33%) MOM
3 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.12%) XenMobile
4 3 (6.12%) ARCserve
4 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) Cacti
5 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
3 34 (69.39%) Citrix
4 22 (44.90%) Cisco
5 7 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 5 (10.20%) Symantec
7 4 (8.16%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) Veeam
9 2 (4.08%) CommVault
10 1 (2.04%) Intel
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.04%) F5
10 1 (2.04%) Novell
10 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.04%) AppSense
10 1 (2.04%) Computacenter