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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 108 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 0.42% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.48% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £62,500 £31,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
290 338 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.13% 28.10% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 261 296 174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
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)
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 December 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 - 1 £60,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
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
8 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 6 (46.15%) LAN
8 6 (46.15%) WAN
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 6 (46.15%) CCNP
8 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
8 6 (46.15%) XenApp
9 5 (38.46%) MCSA
9 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 5 (38.46%) CCDP
9 5 (38.46%) SAN
9 5 (38.46%) MPLS
9 5 (38.46%) OSPF
9 5 (38.46%) BGP
9 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (38.46%) Firewall
9 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) OSPF
2 5 (38.46%) BGP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
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%) VLAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Head of IT
1 4 (30.77%) Head of Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) FlexPod
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%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder 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%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
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%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) CCDP
5 5 (38.46%) MCSA
6 4 (30.77%) CCIE
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
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
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (7.69%) CCEA
8 1 (7.69%) CCA
8 1 (7.69%) MCSD
8 1 (7.69%) CCEE
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
4 6 (46.15%) XenApp
5 5 (38.46%) 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%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) CommVault
8 1 (7.69%) Websense