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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 53 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.07% 1.85% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 7.37% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Leicestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 95 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.32% 25.07% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 88 79 123
Average salary £45,000 £42,128 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,350
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 Leicester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (33.33%) VCAP
7 2 (22.22%) CCEE
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (22.22%) Hitachi
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (22.22%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) VCAP
3 2 (22.22%) CCEE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) CCAA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Hitachi
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Dell