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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 88 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.98% - 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% - 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Average salary £53,750 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
284 344 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.71% 28.96% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 253 313 207
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Kent

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Kent

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Dover - 4 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (69.23%) CCNA
5 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 9 (69.23%) Citrix
6 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (61.54%) vSphere
7 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (53.85%) XenApp
7 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
8 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 6 (46.15%) LAN
8 6 (46.15%) WAN
8 6 (46.15%) MCSA
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 6 (46.15%) CCNP
8 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
8 6 (46.15%) Firewall
8 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
9 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
9 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) OSPF
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Head of IT
2 4 (30.77%) Head of Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) MCSE
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) MCSA
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) CCDP
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) CCIE
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (15.38%) VCDX
7 2 (15.38%) NCDA
7 2 (15.38%) NCIE
7 2 (15.38%) VCAP
7 2 (15.38%) VTSP
8 1 (7.69%) CCEE
8 1 (7.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) vSphere
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) XenApp
4 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) Legato
3 2 (15.38%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
6 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) CommVault
7 2 (15.38%) F5
8 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Websense
8 1 (7.69%) Apple