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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 143 154 168
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 42 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 0.81% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 3.44% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
955 900 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.96% 23.61% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 748 796 771
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +2 3 £48,500 +7.77%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (65.28%) Windows
5 43 (59.72%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
7 41 (56.94%) CCNA
8 40 (55.56%) Citrix
9 39 (54.17%) ITIL
10 34 (47.22%) NetApp
11 32 (44.44%) SAN
12 31 (43.06%) MCSE
12 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
13 29 (40.28%) Cisco
14 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
15 25 (34.72%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
16 24 (33.33%) CCA
16 24 (33.33%) MCTS
17 23 (31.94%) MCITP
18 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
19 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
19 18 (25.00%) WAN
19 18 (25.00%) NCDA
20 17 (23.61%) MCSA
20 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 17 (23.61%) vSphere
21 16 (22.22%) NCIE
22 15 (20.83%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (12.50%) IIS
5 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.56%) TPMS
7 3 (4.17%) Apache
8 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.39%) nginx
8 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) SAN
2 18 (25.00%) WAN
3 14 (19.44%) LAN
4 11 (15.28%) DHCP
4 11 (15.28%) DNS
4 11 (15.28%) iSCSI
4 11 (15.28%) NAS
5 9 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (9.72%) VLAN
7 6 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (6.94%) Network Security
9 4 (5.56%) VPN
10 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.17%) Firewall
11 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.39%) Wireless Security
12 1 (1.39%) Wireless
12 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Consultant
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) FlexPod
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Celerra
4 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.89%) Linux
6 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
3 10 (13.89%) Change Management
4 9 (12.50%) Service Management
4 9 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (4.17%) Coaching
7 3 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (4.17%) Line Management
7 3 (4.17%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.94%) C
4 3 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (59.72%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (56.94%) CCNA
4 31 (43.06%) MCSE
5 25 (34.72%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (33.33%) CCA
6 24 (33.33%) MCTS
7 23 (31.94%) MCITP
8 18 (25.00%) NCDA
9 17 (23.61%) MCSA
10 16 (22.22%) NCIE
11 15 (20.83%) MCP
12 14 (19.44%) VCAP
13 11 (15.28%) Degree
14 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 8 (11.11%) VCP5
16 4 (5.56%) VCP4
17 3 (4.17%) CCEA
18 1 (1.39%) CCIE
18 1 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
3 25 (34.72%) Hyper-V
4 17 (23.61%) vSphere
5 12 (16.67%) XenApp
6 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.94%) NFS
8 4 (5.56%) vCloud
9 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.17%) Xen
10 2 (2.78%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.78%) Squid
11 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Backup Exec
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 40 (55.56%) Citrix
4 34 (47.22%) NetApp
5 29 (40.28%) Cisco
6 14 (19.44%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Symantec
8 8 (11.11%) McAfee
8 8 (11.11%) Sophos
9 6 (8.33%) AppSense
10 4 (5.56%) EMC
11 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.39%) Dell
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