The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 253 234 243
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.028% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £33,000 £77,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.41% +121.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +8.13%
VCP5
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1706 1619 1905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.97% 22.75% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1374 1616
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VCP5
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VCP5 Salary Trend in the North West

VCP5
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester -2 3 £33,000 -28.26%
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) NCIE
4 4 (40.00%) FlexPod
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) VCP4
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) NFS
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) NCIE
3 3 (30.00%) VCP4
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCTS
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCA
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCEA
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) NFS
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix