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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / North West
Rank 223 196 198
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 25 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 3.00% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 56
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- -0.62%

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
1366 1499 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.19% 26.41% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1197 1467
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -46 13 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Merseyside - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +16 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (84.21%) Windows
3 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
7 30 (52.63%) MCSE
8 29 (50.88%) Windows Server
9 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
9 26 (45.61%) ITIL
10 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (40.35%) NetApp
12 22 (38.60%) Hyper-V
12 22 (38.60%) vSphere
13 21 (36.84%) Cisco
14 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
15 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
16 17 (29.82%) MCSA
16 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (29.82%) MCITP
17 16 (28.07%) SQL
18 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (22.81%) Data ONTAP
20 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
21 11 (19.30%) Linux
21 11 (19.30%) NCIE
22 10 (17.54%) WAN
22 10 (17.54%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) nginx
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) LAN
1 10 (17.54%) WAN
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (12.28%) VPN
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.53%) VoIP
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless
5 5 (8.77%) DNS
5 5 (8.77%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) BIG-IP
6 4 (7.02%) MPLS
6 4 (7.02%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.51%) Skype
8 1 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (45.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) IT Support
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Technician
6 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 29 (50.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (22.81%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) CentOS
9 2 (3.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 7 (12.28%) Change Management
4 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.51%) Business Development
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 2 (3.51%) Statistics
8 2 (3.51%) Time Management
9 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (52.63%) MCSE
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (29.82%) MCITP
3 17 (29.82%) MCSA
4 11 (19.30%) NCIE
5 8 (14.04%) CCNA
5 8 (14.04%) NCDA
6 7 (12.28%) CCNP
7 6 (10.53%) MCTS
8 4 (7.02%) Degree
9 3 (5.26%) CCSE
10 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
10 2 (3.51%) RHCE
10 2 (3.51%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.75%) CCA
11 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.75%) MCP
11 1 (1.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (80.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (61.40%) Active Directory
3 22 (38.60%) Hyper-V
3 22 (38.60%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 2 (3.51%) KVM
4 2 (3.51%) Varnish
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) vRealize
2 2 (3.51%) cPanel
2 2 (3.51%) Plesk
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) NetApp
4 21 (36.84%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.02%) F5
7 4 (7.02%) Meraki
8 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (3.51%) EqualLogic
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
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