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 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 104 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.094% 0.90% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 2.70% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £65,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South 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
262 371 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.67% 33.21% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 235 313 133
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,975 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
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 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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) XenApp
5 6 (54.55%) vSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
6 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
6 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) MCSA
6 5 (45.45%) MPLS
6 5 (45.45%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Head of IT
1 4 (36.36%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) MCSA
5 5 (45.45%) CCDP
6 4 (36.36%) MCP
6 4 (36.36%) CCIE
6 4 (36.36%) MCITP
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (9.09%) CCEE
8 1 (9.09%) CCEA
8 1 (9.09%) CCA
8 1 (9.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) F5
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Websense