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 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 112 110 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.37% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +58.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £28,750 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,250 £21,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
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
408 426 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.01% 26.58% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 335 294 394
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,700
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 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)
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram 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 29 January 2015. 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 +7 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Chester - 1 £55,000 -
Crewe - 1 £24,000 -
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
5 6 (54.55%) MCITP
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) MS Office
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) VB
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) MCP
7 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) MCTS
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VB
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) MCTS
4 2 (18.18%) CCA
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) NETGEAR
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
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