The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 189 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.026% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +8.13%
VCP5
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
965 886 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.42% 22.75% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 743 782 741
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VCP5
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Manchester region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in Manchester

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) NCIE
3 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) VCP4
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (25.00%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) NCIE
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) VCP4
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCEA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) NFS
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix