The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 201 185 259
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +74
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 49 59 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.87% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 3.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 16
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,100 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
1788 1595 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.27% 23.48% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1336 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -15 40 £34,000 +13.33% 5
Cheshire -1 8 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Cumbria - 1 £65,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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).

1 106 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (83.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (66.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (63.21%) Citrix
5 64 (60.38%) Windows
6 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
7 55 (51.89%) MCSE
8 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
9 46 (43.40%) CCNA
9 46 (43.40%) CCA
9 46 (43.40%) Citrix Certification
9 46 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (43.40%) MCITP
10 45 (42.45%) SAN
11 38 (35.85%) NetApp
12 37 (34.91%) Hyper-V
13 36 (33.96%) ITIL
14 35 (33.02%) Cisco
14 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
15 27 (25.47%) MCTS
15 27 (25.47%) MCSA
15 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
16 24 (22.64%) SharePoint
17 23 (21.70%) IIS
17 23 (21.70%) VCAP
18 22 (20.75%) NCIE
18 22 (20.75%) HP
19 21 (19.81%) NCDA
20 20 (18.87%) MCP
21 18 (16.98%) iSCSI

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.64%) SharePoint
3 23 (21.70%) IIS
4 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.60%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (4.72%) Lync
11 4 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (3.77%) TPMS
12 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.89%) Apache
12 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.89%) nginx
12 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.45%) SAN
2 18 (16.98%) iSCSI
3 16 (15.09%) DNS
4 15 (14.15%) NAS
4 15 (14.15%) WAN
5 12 (11.32%) DHCP
5 12 (11.32%) Firewall
6 11 (10.38%) LAN
7 9 (8.49%) VPN
7 9 (8.49%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (8.49%) VLAN
8 6 (5.66%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (4.72%) Network Security
10 4 (3.77%) FTP
11 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.89%) DMZ
12 2 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Advertising
2 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Consultant
2 18 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (16.04%) Support Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) Architect
8 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (7.55%) Server Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (6.60%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.72%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.72%) Technical Manager
12 5 (4.72%) IT Infrastructure Manager
13 4 (3.77%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (3.77%) VMware Consultant
13 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) FlexPod
3 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.83%) Life Science
4 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) e-Health
4 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.38%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.38%) Linux
6 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.60%) AIX
7 7 (6.60%) Solaris
7 7 (6.60%) UNIX
8 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) Migration
3 12 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (11.32%) Mentoring
4 11 (10.38%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.49%) Change Management
5 9 (8.49%) Service Management
5 9 (8.49%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.72%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.72%) Change Control
7 5 (4.72%) Coaching
8 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.83%) Data Management
9 3 (2.83%) Quality Management
9 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) C
4 4 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (66.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (51.89%) MCSE
3 46 (43.40%) CCNA
3 46 (43.40%) CCA
3 46 (43.40%) Citrix Certification
3 46 (43.40%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (43.40%) MCITP
4 27 (25.47%) MCSA
4 27 (25.47%) MCTS
5 23 (21.70%) VCAP
6 22 (20.75%) NCIE
7 21 (19.81%) NCDA
8 20 (18.87%) MCP
9 13 (12.26%) Degree
9 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 10 (9.43%) CCEA
11 8 (7.55%) MCSD
12 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
12 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
13 5 (4.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (83.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (46.23%) Active Directory
3 37 (34.91%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.98%) XenApp
5 16 (15.09%) XenDesktop
6 14 (13.21%) vSphere
7 10 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (7.55%) vCloud
8 8 (7.55%) VMware ESX
9 7 (6.60%) NFS
10 6 (5.66%) XenServer
11 4 (3.77%) Xen
11 4 (3.77%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.89%) VMFS
12 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) SCCM
2 11 (10.38%) SCOM
2 11 (10.38%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.77%) WSUS
4 2 (1.89%) Legato
4 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (63.21%) Citrix
3 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
4 38 (35.85%) NetApp
5 35 (33.02%) Cisco
6 22 (20.75%) HP
7 14 (13.21%) Symantec
8 11 (10.38%) McAfee
9 9 (8.49%) Sophos
9 9 (8.49%) EMC
10 6 (5.66%) AppSense
11 4 (3.77%) Intel
11 4 (3.77%) Dell
11 4 (3.77%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.89%) Veeam
12 2 (1.89%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.89%) Lotus
12 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.89%) CA
12 2 (1.89%) CommVault
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