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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 202 192 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 49 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.74% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 3.26% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 63
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,675 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
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
1687 1595 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.02% 22.83% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1349 1629
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 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 27 August 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 27 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 +11 43 £38,750 -13.88% 7
Merseyside -11 3 £64,000 +11.30%
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 1
Cheshire -18 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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).

1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 96 (93.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (66.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
5 61 (59.22%) Windows
6 49 (47.57%) ITIL
7 48 (46.60%) Citrix
8 47 (45.63%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (44.66%) NetApp
10 44 (42.72%) SAN
10 44 (42.72%) CCNA
10 44 (42.72%) MCSE
11 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
12 34 (33.01%) Cisco
13 33 (32.04%) MS Excel
14 32 (31.07%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
16 30 (29.13%) vSphere
16 30 (29.13%) CCA
16 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
16 30 (29.13%) MCTS
16 30 (29.13%) MCITP
17 28 (27.18%) WAN
18 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 24 (23.30%) LAN
19 24 (23.30%) HP
19 24 (23.30%) SLA
20 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 22 (21.36%) MCP
21 21 (20.39%) NCDA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (29.13%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
4 14 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (9.71%) IIS
7 6 (5.83%) Apache
8 3 (2.91%) TPMS
9 2 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.94%) Lync
10 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (32.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.91%) Office 365
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (42.72%) SAN
2 28 (27.18%) WAN
3 24 (23.30%) LAN
4 15 (14.56%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (11.65%) iSCSI
5 12 (11.65%) DHCP
6 10 (9.71%) VLAN
7 9 (8.74%) NAS
8 7 (6.80%) VPN
8 7 (6.80%) Firewall
9 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.83%) DMZ
10 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 5 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.91%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.94%) Internet
12 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.91%) MySQL
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Consultant
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (9.71%) VMware Specialist
6 9 (8.74%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (6.80%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Architect
9 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.85%) Administrator
10 5 (4.85%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Technical Services Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) HTML
1 3 (2.91%) CSS
2 2 (1.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) FlexPod
2 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) e-Health
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Firmware
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Celerra
6 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.22%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.62%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.71%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.71%) Linux
8 6 (5.83%) UNIX
9 3 (2.91%) Debian
10 2 (1.94%) AIX
10 2 (1.94%) Solaris
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Change Management
3 14 (13.59%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.74%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.74%) Service Management
5 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.77%) Migration
6 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.83%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.85%) Change Control
10 4 (3.88%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.91%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.91%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.91%) Information Security
11 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.91%) Quality Management
11 3 (2.91%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) SQL
3 6 (5.83%) C
4 4 (3.88%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) VBScript
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (66.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (45.63%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (42.72%) MCSE
3 44 (42.72%) CCNA
4 32 (31.07%) Citrix Certification
5 30 (29.13%) CCA
5 30 (29.13%) MCTS
5 30 (29.13%) MCITP
6 22 (21.36%) MCP
7 21 (20.39%) NCDA
8 19 (18.45%) MCSA
9 18 (17.48%) NCIE
10 17 (16.50%) Degree
11 13 (12.62%) VCAP
12 10 (9.71%) VCP5
13 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 7 (6.80%) CCNP
14 6 (5.83%) CCEA
15 4 (3.88%) VCP4
16 3 (2.91%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (93.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (38.83%) Active Directory
3 31 (30.10%) Hyper-V
4 30 (29.13%) vSphere
5 14 (13.59%) XenApp
6 13 (12.62%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (11.65%) vCloud
8 11 (10.68%) XenDesktop
9 10 (9.71%) VMware ESX
10 9 (8.74%) VMware Server
11 7 (6.80%) VMFS
12 5 (4.85%) NFS
13 3 (2.91%) Squid
13 3 (2.91%) Xen
13 3 (2.91%) XenServer
14 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.77%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (60.19%) Microsoft
3 48 (46.60%) Citrix
4 46 (44.66%) NetApp
5 34 (33.01%) Cisco
6 24 (23.30%) HP
7 15 (14.56%) EMC
8 11 (10.68%) Symantec
9 7 (6.80%) McAfee
9 7 (6.80%) Sophos
10 6 (5.83%) CA
10 6 (5.83%) AppSense
11 3 (2.91%) ProCurve
11 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.94%) Dell
12 2 (1.94%) IBM
12 2 (1.94%) Veeam
13 1 (0.97%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.97%) SAP
13 1 (0.97%) Avaya
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 9 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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