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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 209 197 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 46 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 3.04% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
1634 1679 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.30% 22.78% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1299 1288
Average salary £38,350 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 36 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -1 6 £40,375 +0.93% 2
Merseyside +12 3 £22,000 -65.62% 1
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (71.11%) Windows
3 56 (62.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (54.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
6 40 (44.44%) Citrix
6 40 (44.44%) MCSE
7 39 (43.33%) Active Directory
8 36 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (34.44%) vSphere
10 29 (32.22%) Cisco
11 26 (28.89%) NetApp
11 26 (28.89%) ITIL
11 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (27.78%) SAN
13 24 (26.67%) CCA
13 24 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
13 24 (26.67%) SQL
13 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
13 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
14 20 (22.22%) NCDA
15 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (20.00%) HP
15 18 (20.00%) DNS
16 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
16 17 (18.89%) IIS
16 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
16 17 (18.89%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 17 (18.89%) IIS
5 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (12.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (4.44%) Apache
11 3 (3.33%) Lync
12 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) SAN
2 18 (20.00%) DNS
3 13 (14.44%) WAN
4 12 (13.33%) LAN
4 12 (13.33%) Firewall
5 11 (12.22%) VLAN
6 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.89%) DHCP
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.67%) FTP
9 5 (5.56%) VoIP
9 5 (5.56%) Internet
10 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.44%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.44%) NAS
11 3 (3.33%) ISDN
11 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
13 1 (1.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (11.11%) Legal
2 5 (5.56%) Publishing
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (14.44%) Architect
2 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Administrator
3 11 (12.22%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 9 (10.00%) Consultant
5 9 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Architect
7 7 (7.78%) NetApp Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Graduate
10 3 (3.33%) Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Clustering
2 9 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.56%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.11%) Windows
2 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.89%) Windows 8
5 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.56%) UNIX
7 5 (5.56%) AIX
7 5 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.11%) CentOS
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 14 (15.56%) Migration
3 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.56%) Coaching
6 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.56%) ITIL V2
6 5 (5.56%) CRM
6 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.44%) Service Management
7 4 (4.44%) Change Control
7 4 (4.44%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (62.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (44.44%) MCSE
3 24 (26.67%) CCA
3 24 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
4 20 (22.22%) NCDA
5 15 (16.67%) MCSA
5 15 (16.67%) CCNA
5 15 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (16.67%) MCITP
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 9 (10.00%) VCAP
8 8 (8.89%) MCTS
9 7 (7.78%) CCEE
9 7 (7.78%) VCDX
10 6 (6.67%) NCIE
10 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 6 (6.67%) MCPD
11 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (54.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (43.33%) Active Directory
3 31 (34.44%) vSphere
4 17 (18.89%) XenDesktop
4 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
5 15 (16.67%) XenApp
6 13 (14.44%) vCloud
7 11 (12.22%) XenServer
8 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.56%) WSUS
3 5 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.33%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.22%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.11%) SnapVault
7 1 (1.11%) Ansible
7 1 (1.11%) Legato
7 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.11%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
3 40 (44.44%) Citrix
4 29 (32.22%) Cisco
5 26 (28.89%) NetApp
6 18 (20.00%) HP
7 12 (13.33%) EMC
8 8 (8.89%) Oracle
9 7 (7.78%) Dell
10 6 (6.67%) Intel
10 6 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.56%) Symantec
11 5 (5.56%) McAfee
12 4 (4.44%) ProCurve
13 3 (3.33%) AppSense
14 2 (2.22%) Veeam
14 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
15 1 (1.11%) Nokia
15 1 (1.11%) Novell
15 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago