The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 191 178 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.047% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.10% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £49,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
VCP4
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1043 966 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.75% 25.27% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 894 865 970
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VCP4
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the Manchester region.

VCP4 Salary Trend in Manchester

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) CCA
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCEA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) NFS
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) CCA
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCEA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) NCDA
4 2 (40.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) NFS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) HP