The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 128 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,300 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
630 611 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.59% 31.99% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 471 467 501
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bristol region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Bristol

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
1 29 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (96.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (93.10%) MCP
3 27 (93.10%) MS Exchange
3 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
4 25 (86.21%) Citrix
4 25 (86.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (86.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (82.76%) XenApp
6 23 (79.31%) Blackberry
6 23 (79.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (79.31%) VMware ESX
7 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (68.97%) Clustering
8 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
9 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
9 19 (65.52%) Change Control
10 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
11 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
12 11 (37.93%) Terminal Services
13 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
14 7 (24.14%) ARCserve
14 7 (24.14%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 27 (93.10%) MS Exchange
2 25 (86.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 25 (86.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (79.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2000
4 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (72.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DHCP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
1 13 (44.83%) Wintel Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) Architect
3 9 (31.03%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Change Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) Blackberry
2 20 (68.97%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (65.52%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
3 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) MCP
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.24%) MCITP
5 4 (13.79%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) MCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 29 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (82.76%) XenApp
3 23 (79.31%) VMware ESX
4 20 (68.97%) Hyper-V
5 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 11 (37.93%) Terminal Services
7 4 (13.79%) vSphere
8 3 (10.34%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Backup Exec
2 7 (24.14%) ARCserve
2 7 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (24.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (86.21%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) Dell