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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 185 211 234
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 59 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 2.44% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 25
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,697 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
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
1800 1721 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.24% 24.87% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1360 1449
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 March 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 March 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 +21 41 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Merseyside +14 7 £40,500 -32.50%
Cumbria - 7 £62,500 - 1
Cheshire -2 4 £44,000 +17.33% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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).

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (68.63%) Windows
3 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 70 (68.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (58.82%) Citrix
4 60 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 54 (52.94%) NetApp
6 48 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 47 (46.08%) MCSE
8 41 (40.20%) Cisco
9 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (37.25%) NCDA
9 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (36.27%) HP
10 37 (36.27%) SAN
11 34 (33.33%) CCA
11 34 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
12 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (31.37%) vSphere
13 31 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (30.39%) SQL
14 30 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (28.43%) CCNA
16 27 (26.47%) LAN
17 26 (25.49%) WAN
17 26 (25.49%) Hyper-V
17 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (24.51%) DHCP
18 25 (24.51%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 31 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (21.57%) SharePoint
5 21 (20.59%) IIS
6 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (7.84%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (5.88%) Lync
10 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (2.94%) Apache
12 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.27%) SAN
2 27 (26.47%) LAN
3 26 (25.49%) WAN
4 25 (24.51%) DHCP
4 25 (24.51%) DNS
4 25 (24.51%) VLAN
5 14 (13.73%) Firewall
6 13 (12.75%) iSCSI
7 11 (10.78%) Network Security
8 9 (8.82%) NetScaler
8 9 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (7.84%) NAS
10 7 (6.86%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.88%) FTP
12 4 (3.92%) VPN
12 4 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.96%) MPLS
14 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.98%) Advertising
3 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Architect
2 18 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Technical Architect
4 12 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (9.80%) Consultant
5 10 (9.80%) Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Server Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Design Architect
10 4 (3.92%) VMware Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Storage Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.88%) Life Science
3 5 (4.90%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (68.63%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 38 (37.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 14 (13.73%) Linux
6 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.80%) AIX
8 9 (8.82%) Solaris
8 9 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.82%) UNIX
9 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.96%) CentOS
10 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
1 22 (21.57%) Migration
2 14 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.88%) ITIL V2
5 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 6 (5.88%) Data Management
6 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.92%) CRM
7 4 (3.92%) Coaching
7 4 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.94%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (1.96%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) C
3 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (68.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (46.08%) MCSE
3 38 (37.25%) NCDA
4 34 (33.33%) CCA
4 34 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 30 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (28.43%) CCNA
7 25 (24.51%) MCITP
8 23 (22.55%) MCTS
9 22 (21.57%) NCIE
10 18 (17.65%) VCAP
11 16 (15.69%) MCSA
12 10 (9.80%) MCSD
13 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
14 8 (7.84%) CCEA
15 7 (6.86%) MCP
15 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
16 6 (5.88%) Degree
16 6 (5.88%) CCNP
17 3 (2.94%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 32 (31.37%) vSphere
4 26 (25.49%) Hyper-V
5 19 (18.63%) XenDesktop
6 15 (14.71%) XenApp
7 10 (9.80%) XenServer
8 7 (6.86%) NFS
8 7 (6.86%) Xen
8 7 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.86%) vCloud
9 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 5 (4.90%) WSUS
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
3 4 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.92%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.94%) Legato
4 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 60 (58.82%) Citrix
4 54 (52.94%) NetApp
5 41 (40.20%) Cisco
6 37 (36.27%) HP
7 17 (16.67%) Symantec
8 16 (15.69%) EMC
9 11 (10.78%) Oracle
10 8 (7.84%) Veeam
11 4 (3.92%) McAfee
11 4 (3.92%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.94%) NETGEAR
12 3 (2.94%) CommVault
13 2 (1.96%) Intel
13 2 (1.96%) Dell
13 2 (1.96%) Lotus
13 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.98%) AppSense
14 1 (0.98%) IBM
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 - £32,277 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago