The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 53 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 1 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.26% 2.60% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 15.38% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £63,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.63% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 78 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.19% 16.88% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 131
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (70.00%) VMFS
3 7 (70.00%) vCloud
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Server
4 6 (60.00%) DMZ
4 6 (60.00%) e-Health
4 6 (60.00%) CA
4 6 (60.00%) SLA
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) VCP5
7 1 (10.00%) NCDA
7 1 (10.00%) NCIE
7 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Specialist
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (60.00%) e-Health
3 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Celerra
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (60.00%) Change Management
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) VCP5
3 1 (10.00%) NCDA
3 1 (10.00%) NCIE
3 1 (10.00%) VCAP
3 1 (10.00%) CCEE
3 1 (10.00%) CCIA
3 1 (10.00%) VCDX
3 1 (10.00%) HP AIS
3 1 (10.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (70.00%) VMFS
3 7 (70.00%) vCloud
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Server
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) XenServer
6 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
3 6 (60.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Dell