The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 145 152 167
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 43 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 3.07% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 20
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,375 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
960 879 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.32% 22.78% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 740 776 740
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +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% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Manchester

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +1 2 £48,000 +6.66% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (93.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (69.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (65.75%) Windows
5 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
6 41 (56.16%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (54.79%) Citrix
7 40 (54.79%) ITIL
8 39 (53.42%) CCNA
9 37 (50.68%) NetApp
10 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
10 32 (43.84%) SAN
11 30 (41.10%) MCSE
12 28 (38.36%) MS Excel
12 28 (38.36%) Cisco
13 27 (36.99%) Hyper-V
14 26 (35.62%) MCTS
15 25 (34.25%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (31.51%) CCA
16 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
17 22 (30.14%) MCITP
18 21 (28.77%) WAN
18 21 (28.77%) vSphere
19 20 (27.40%) NCDA
20 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
22 17 (23.29%) LAN
22 17 (23.29%) NCIE
23 16 (21.92%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
5 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (9.59%) IIS
7 3 (4.11%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) TPMS
8 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (38.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) SAN
2 21 (28.77%) WAN
3 17 (23.29%) LAN
4 12 (16.44%) DHCP
4 12 (16.44%) DNS
5 11 (15.07%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (15.07%) iSCSI
6 9 (12.33%) NAS
7 8 (10.96%) VLAN
8 5 (6.85%) Network Security
8 5 (6.85%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.48%) VPN
9 4 (5.48%) Firewall
10 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.74%) Internet
11 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
12 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Consultant
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Service Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Services Manager
10 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
1 3 (4.11%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) FlexPod
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Celerra
3 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 48 (65.75%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.81%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Linux
5 10 (13.70%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Change Management
2 10 (13.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (12.33%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.33%) Service Management
3 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) Change Control
7 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security
8 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.11%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Information Assurance
8 3 (4.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.22%) C
4 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (69.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (56.16%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (53.42%) CCNA
4 30 (41.10%) MCSE
5 26 (35.62%) MCTS
6 25 (34.25%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (31.51%) CCA
8 22 (30.14%) MCITP
9 20 (27.40%) NCDA
10 17 (23.29%) NCIE
11 16 (21.92%) MCSA
12 14 (19.18%) MCP
13 12 (16.44%) VCAP
14 10 (13.70%) Degree
15 8 (10.96%) VCP5
16 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 4 (5.48%) VCP4
17 4 (5.48%) CCEA
18 2 (2.74%) CCIA
18 2 (2.74%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (93.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.99%) Hyper-V
4 21 (28.77%) vSphere
5 13 (17.81%) XenApp
6 10 (13.70%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.85%) NFS
8 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.48%) vCloud
9 3 (4.11%) Squid
9 3 (4.11%) Xen
10 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.74%) XenServer
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) Backup Exec
3 8 (10.96%) SCOM
4 3 (4.11%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
3 40 (54.79%) Citrix
4 37 (50.68%) NetApp
5 28 (38.36%) Cisco
6 16 (21.92%) HP
7 11 (15.07%) Symantec
8 7 (9.59%) McAfee
8 7 (9.59%) Sophos
9 6 (8.22%) EMC
9 6 (8.22%) AppSense
10 3 (4.11%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.37%) CommVault
11 1 (1.37%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) IBM
11 1 (1.37%) Veeam
11 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
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