The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 91 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.23% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 1.03% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 12
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -7.95%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
279 388 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.29% 22.78% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 219 276 292
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £50,000 -
Northwich - 3 £55,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) User Experience
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) CCA
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 3 (30.00%) CCA
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco