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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 204 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 57 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 3.29% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 57
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 £30,800 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1731 1579 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 23.03% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1341 1590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 45 £40,000 -6.97% 7
Cumbria - 6 £62,500 -
Cheshire -16 3 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Merseyside -6 2 £64,000 +16.36%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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).

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 100 (93.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (63.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (57.94%) Windows
5 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
6 53 (49.53%) Citrix
7 52 (48.60%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (45.79%) CCNA
9 47 (43.93%) MCSE
10 46 (42.99%) ITIL
10 46 (42.99%) SAN
11 44 (41.12%) NetApp
12 40 (37.38%) Active Directory
13 37 (34.58%) Cisco
13 37 (34.58%) Citrix Certification
14 36 (33.64%) CCA
15 31 (28.97%) MS Excel
15 31 (28.97%) Hyper-V
16 30 (28.04%) MCITP
17 29 (27.10%) MCTS
18 26 (24.30%) vSphere
18 26 (24.30%) WAN
18 26 (24.30%) MS Exchange
19 24 (22.43%) HP
20 23 (21.50%) SLA
21 22 (20.56%) LAN
22 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (19.63%) MCP
22 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
23 20 (18.69%) NCDA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (24.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.76%) SharePoint
3 15 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (10.28%) IIS
6 6 (5.61%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (3.74%) Apache
7 4 (3.74%) TPMS
8 3 (2.80%) Lync
9 2 (1.87%) nginx
9 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.99%) SAN
2 26 (24.30%) WAN
3 22 (20.56%) LAN
4 15 (14.02%) DNS
5 14 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (13.08%) iSCSI
6 11 (10.28%) NAS
6 11 (10.28%) VLAN
6 11 (10.28%) DHCP
7 8 (7.48%) VPN
8 7 (6.54%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (5.61%) Firewall
9 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.61%) DMZ
10 5 (4.67%) Network Security
11 2 (1.87%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.93%) MPLS
12 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Consultant
2 14 (13.08%) Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.28%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) VMware Specialist
6 9 (8.41%) Service Analyst
6 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.54%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.67%) VMware Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) HTML
1 2 (1.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) FlexPod
2 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.61%) e-Health
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) Firmware
5 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Celerra
7 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.87%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.94%) Windows
2 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) Linux
6 10 (9.35%) UNIX
7 9 (8.41%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.48%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.61%) AIX
9 6 (5.61%) Solaris
10 2 (1.87%) Debian
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) ITIL
2 16 (14.95%) Change Management
2 16 (14.95%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (11.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (10.28%) Migration
4 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.41%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.41%) Service Management
5 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.61%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.80%) Information Assurance
9 3 (2.80%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.80%) Information Security
9 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.35%) SQL
3 6 (5.61%) C
4 3 (2.80%) Perl
5 2 (1.87%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.87%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (63.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (48.60%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (45.79%) CCNA
4 47 (43.93%) MCSE
5 37 (34.58%) Citrix Certification
6 36 (33.64%) CCA
7 30 (28.04%) MCITP
8 29 (27.10%) MCTS
9 21 (19.63%) MCP
10 20 (18.69%) NCDA
11 18 (16.82%) NCIE
11 18 (16.82%) Degree
12 17 (15.89%) MCSA
13 15 (14.02%) VCAP
14 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 10 (9.35%) VCP5
15 9 (8.41%) CCEA
16 8 (7.48%) CCNP
17 6 (5.61%) MCSD
17 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (93.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (37.38%) Active Directory
3 31 (28.97%) Hyper-V
4 26 (24.30%) vSphere
5 13 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (12.15%) XenApp
6 12 (11.21%) vCloud
7 11 (10.28%) VMware ESX
8 10 (9.35%) XenDesktop
9 9 (8.41%) VMware Server
10 7 (6.54%) VMFS
11 5 (4.67%) NFS
12 3 (2.80%) Xen
13 2 (1.87%) Squid
13 2 (1.87%) XenServer
14 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) SCCM
2 10 (9.35%) Backup Exec
3 8 (7.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.87%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
3 53 (49.53%) Citrix
4 44 (41.12%) NetApp
5 37 (34.58%) Cisco
6 24 (22.43%) HP
7 14 (13.08%) EMC
8 10 (9.35%) Symantec
9 8 (7.48%) McAfee
9 8 (7.48%) Sophos
10 6 (5.61%) CA
10 6 (5.61%) AppSense
11 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.80%) Dell
13 2 (1.87%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.93%) NETGEAR
14 1 (0.93%) Veeam
14 1 (0.93%) IBM
14 1 (0.93%) Intel
14 1 (0.93%) Avaya
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4,800 car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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