The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 56 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 11 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.69% 3.03% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 12.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 98 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.57% 24.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 138 89 75
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £47,000 £68,750
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 Cardiff

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (61.90%) IBM
5 13 (61.90%) Linux
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (52.38%) AS400
6 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
6 11 (52.38%) VCP5
7 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (47.62%) HTTP
8 9 (42.86%) OS/400
8 9 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
12 4 (19.05%) Advertising
12 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (14.29%) Time Management
13 3 (14.29%) CentOS
13 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.76%) VPLS
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Advertising
3 3 (14.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) AS400
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) OS/400
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) CentOS
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Time Management
1 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) VCP5
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) CCA
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) XenServer
5 2 (9.52%) KVM
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Google
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) IPFX
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix