The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 47 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.61% 2.30% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 9.64% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 22
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +10.46%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
86 83 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 19.77% 23.85% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 79 76 146
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Luton

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Luton

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (87.50%) VCP5
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 15 (62.50%) SAN
4 15 (62.50%) vSphere
5 14 (58.33%) Windows
6 13 (54.17%) MySQL
6 13 (54.17%) Oracle
6 13 (54.17%) IIS
7 12 (50.00%) VMware Server
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 11 (45.83%) HP
8 11 (45.83%) NetApp
9 10 (41.67%) Dell
9 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
9 10 (41.67%) HP SIM
10 9 (37.50%) Apache
10 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (37.50%) SaaS
11 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco
11 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (25.00%) DHCP
12 6 (25.00%) DNS
13 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
14 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 3 (12.50%) Citrix
14 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (12.50%) DMZ

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (54.17%) IIS
2 9 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
3 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DMZ
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) VCP5
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCTS
2 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CCA
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) VCP4
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) NCIE
4 1 (4.17%) VCAP
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (62.50%) vSphere
3 12 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) VMFS
5 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
7 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
3 11 (45.83%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) NetApp
4 10 (41.67%) Dell
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) PlateSpin
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam