The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 141 125 147
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 38 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.46% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 7.03% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 11
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
860 683 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.04% 20.77% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 759 525 479
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £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 Leeds

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Leeds

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (91.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (83.52%) Cisco
4 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
5 61 (67.03%) vSphere
6 59 (64.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (63.74%) Active Directory
8 57 (62.64%) MCSE
9 50 (54.95%) Citrix
10 42 (46.15%) SAN
10 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (45.05%) Windows
12 40 (43.96%) SQL Server
13 35 (38.46%) MS Exchange
13 35 (38.46%) MS Excel
13 35 (38.46%) MCITP
14 34 (37.36%) Hyper-V
15 33 (36.26%) CCA
15 33 (36.26%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (36.26%) CCNA
16 31 (34.07%) Linux
16 31 (34.07%) XenDesktop
17 30 (32.97%) MCSA
18 25 (27.47%) CCNP
18 25 (27.47%) Project Management
18 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2003
19 23 (25.27%) Internet
19 23 (25.27%) Firewall
19 23 (25.27%) NetApp
20 21 (23.08%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
4 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (16.48%) Apache
6 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.30%) Node.js
10 2 (2.20%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.15%) SAN
2 23 (25.27%) Internet
2 23 (25.27%) Firewall
3 20 (21.98%) VoIP
4 17 (18.68%) Wireless
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (15.38%) WAAS
6 11 (12.09%) DNS
7 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.89%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (9.89%) NAS
8 8 (8.79%) VPN
8 8 (8.79%) SSL
9 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.59%) LAN
10 6 (6.59%) VPLS
10 6 (6.59%) DMVPN
10 6 (6.59%) WAN
10 6 (6.59%) IPsec
10 6 (6.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (43.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) MySQL
3 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Informix
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Subversion
1 7 (7.69%) JIRA
1 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Hudson
General
1 8 (8.79%) Games
2 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (14.29%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 12 (13.19%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Virtualisation Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 8 (8.79%) Storage Architect
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (6.59%) Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Technology Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) FlexPod Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.49%) Middleware
3 3 (3.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.19%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (12.09%) IBM XIV
4 8 (8.79%) Celerra
4 8 (8.79%) CLARiiON
4 8 (8.79%) Clustering
5 7 (7.69%) FlexPod
6 3 (3.30%) Wiki
6 3 (3.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.05%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Linux
3 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.69%) Mac OS
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Project Management
2 18 (19.78%) ITIL
3 16 (17.58%) PRINCE2
4 15 (16.48%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.19%) Incident Management
5 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.99%) Change Management
7 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.89%) Network Architecture
8 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.79%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.69%) Network Design
10 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.59%) BCP
11 5 (5.49%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) PHP
2 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 7 (7.69%) Perl
2 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (64.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (62.64%) MCSE
3 42 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (38.46%) MCITP
5 33 (36.26%) CCA
5 33 (36.26%) Citrix Certification
5 33 (36.26%) CCNA
6 30 (32.97%) MCSA
7 25 (27.47%) CCNP
8 19 (20.88%) NCDA
9 16 (17.58%) CISSP
10 15 (16.48%) NCIE
11 14 (15.38%) VTSP
11 14 (15.38%) MCP
12 11 (12.09%) VCAP
13 9 (9.89%) CCIE
13 9 (9.89%) CCSP
14 8 (8.79%) CCEA
14 8 (8.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (8.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (91.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (67.03%) vSphere
3 58 (63.74%) Active Directory
4 34 (37.36%) Hyper-V
5 31 (34.07%) XenDesktop
6 18 (19.78%) XenApp
7 17 (18.68%) XenServer
8 14 (15.38%) vCloud
9 10 (10.99%) VMware ESX
10 8 (8.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (7.69%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.79%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.69%) Cacti
3 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (7.69%) Nagios
3 7 (7.69%) Opsview
3 7 (7.69%) Graphite
4 4 (4.40%) Puppet
5 3 (3.30%) Salt
6 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (83.52%) Cisco
3 64 (70.33%) Microsoft
4 50 (54.95%) Citrix
5 23 (25.27%) NetApp
6 21 (23.08%) Riverbed
7 18 (19.78%) HP
7 18 (19.78%) Dell
8 17 (18.68%) Veeam
9 16 (17.58%) F5
10 14 (15.38%) EMC
11 12 (13.19%) Red Hat
12 11 (12.09%) IBM
13 10 (10.99%) Oracle
14 8 (8.79%) Veritas
14 8 (8.79%) 3PAR
15 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
15 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
16 5 (5.49%) Symantec
17 4 (4.40%) Brocade
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