The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.73% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 91 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.85% 14.31% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 94 78 152
Average salary £48,900 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 Merseyside

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Merseyside

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (88.89%) vCloud
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) Client/Server
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Server
3 7 (77.78%) VMFS
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 6 (66.67%) e-Health
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 6 (66.67%) DMZ
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) CA
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) VCP5
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (77.78%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Client/Server
2 6 (66.67%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (88.89%) vCloud
3 7 (77.78%) VMFS
3 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Server
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) CA