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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 205 195 231
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +36
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 41 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.79% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 3.48% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
1577 1550 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 22.62% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1193 1437
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £53,000
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 27 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -3 26 £34,250 +0.73% 12
Cumbria - 7 £65,000 -
Merseyside +9 6 £22,000 -65.07% 1
Cheshire -18 2 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Lancashire -11 1 £42,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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).

1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (73.00%) Windows
3 65 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 61 (61.00%) Microsoft
6 54 (54.00%) NetApp
7 53 (53.00%) Citrix
8 49 (49.00%) Active Directory
9 45 (45.00%) MS Exchange
10 43 (43.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (39.00%) NCDA
11 39 (39.00%) Cisco
11 39 (39.00%) MCSE
12 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (36.00%) HP
14 33 (33.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 31 (31.00%) vSphere
15 31 (31.00%) CCA
15 31 (31.00%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (31.00%) SAN
16 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
18 25 (25.00%) SQL
19 24 (24.00%) DNS
19 24 (24.00%) SharePoint
19 24 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
19 24 (24.00%) Migration
19 24 (24.00%) VLAN
19 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 23 (23.00%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 45 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 33 (33.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (24.00%) SharePoint
4 17 (17.00%) IIS
4 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.00%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (9.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (8.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.00%) Apache
8 3 (3.00%) Lync
9 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) SAN
2 24 (24.00%) DNS
2 24 (24.00%) VLAN
3 23 (23.00%) LAN
4 22 (22.00%) WAN
5 21 (21.00%) DHCP
6 12 (12.00%) Network Security
7 9 (9.00%) FTP
8 8 (8.00%) Firewall
9 7 (7.00%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.00%) NAS
13 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.00%) Cisco IPT
13 1 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (1.00%) ADSL
13 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (6.00%) Legal
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Architect
2 16 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.00%) Administrator
8 6 (6.00%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
9 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.00%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.00%) Clustering
4 4 (4.00%) Life Science
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (73.00%) Windows
2 43 (43.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (22.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (11.00%) AIX
8 10 (10.00%) Solaris
8 10 (10.00%) UNIX
8 10 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (9.00%) Linux
10 2 (2.00%) CentOS
10 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Migration
2 23 (23.00%) ITIL
3 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.00%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL V2
8 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.00%) Data Management
9 4 (4.00%) Coaching
10 3 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.00%) CRM
11 2 (2.00%) ERP
11 2 (2.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.00%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.00%) Network Design
11 2 (2.00%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.00%) C
3 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (39.00%) MCSE
2 39 (39.00%) NCDA
3 31 (31.00%) CCA
3 31 (31.00%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (23.00%) CCNA
6 20 (20.00%) NCIE
7 18 (18.00%) MCTS
8 17 (17.00%) VCAP
9 16 (16.00%) MCITP
10 14 (14.00%) MCSA
11 11 (11.00%) MCSD
12 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.00%) CCEA
14 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
15 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 5 (5.00%) MCPD
15 5 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (62.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (49.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (31.00%) vSphere
4 20 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 19 (19.00%) XenDesktop
6 13 (13.00%) XenApp
7 8 (8.00%) XenServer
7 8 (8.00%) vCloud
8 5 (5.00%) NFS
8 5 (5.00%) Xen
9 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) SCOM
2 4 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) Legato
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (61.00%) Microsoft
3 54 (54.00%) NetApp
4 53 (53.00%) Citrix
5 39 (39.00%) Cisco
6 36 (36.00%) HP
7 14 (14.00%) EMC
7 14 (14.00%) Symantec
8 12 (12.00%) Oracle
9 10 (10.00%) Veeam
10 5 (5.00%) Intel
10 5 (5.00%) Dell
11 4 (4.00%) McAfee
12 3 (3.00%) ProCurve
13 2 (2.00%) Lotus
13 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.00%) IBM
14 1 (1.00%) CommVault
14 1 (1.00%) Novell
14 1 (1.00%) AppSense
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