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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 205 207 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 46 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.56% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 2.46% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £64,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -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
1565 1629 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.83% 22.89% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1258 1405
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,085
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 30 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Merseyside +7 9 £22,000 -66.15%
Cheshire +4 6 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 72 (75.79%) Windows
3 65 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 54 (56.84%) Citrix
6 52 (54.74%) Microsoft
7 44 (46.32%) MCSE
8 41 (43.16%) MS Exchange
8 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
8 41 (43.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (36.84%) NetApp
10 33 (34.74%) Cisco
11 32 (33.68%) vSphere
11 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 31 (32.63%) HP
13 30 (31.58%) CCA
13 30 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (29.47%) SAN
15 27 (28.42%) SQL
16 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
16 25 (26.32%) NCDA
17 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (24.21%) SharePoint
17 23 (24.21%) Migration
18 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (22.11%) DNS
19 21 (22.11%) ITIL
20 20 (21.05%) LAN
20 20 (21.05%) XenDesktop
21 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (43.16%) MS Exchange
2 32 (33.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (24.21%) SharePoint
4 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (16.84%) IIS
5 16 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.42%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (8.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (8.42%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 6 (6.32%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.21%) Apache
10 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (2.11%) Lync
10 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) SAN
2 21 (22.11%) DNS
3 20 (21.05%) LAN
4 19 (20.00%) WAN
5 17 (17.89%) VLAN
6 15 (15.79%) DHCP
7 10 (10.53%) NetScaler
8 9 (9.47%) Firewall
8 9 (9.47%) Network Security
9 8 (8.42%) FTP
10 6 (6.32%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.26%) NAS
12 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
13 3 (3.16%) Internet
14 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
15 1 (1.05%) ADSL
15 1 (1.05%) BIG-IP
15 1 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.05%) MySQL
General
1 10 (10.53%) Legal
2 5 (5.26%) Publishing
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Architect
2 15 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (10.53%) Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Server Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) NetApp Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
9 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) FlexPod
3 11 (11.58%) Clustering
4 6 (6.32%) EMC VNX
4 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.05%) Life Science
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.79%) Windows
2 41 (43.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (16.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.79%) Windows 8
7 10 (10.53%) AIX
8 9 (9.47%) Solaris
8 9 (9.47%) UNIX
8 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.21%) Linux
10 3 (3.16%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (3.16%) CentOS
10 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Migration
2 21 (22.11%) ITIL
3 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
4 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.26%) CRM
6 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.21%) ITIL V2
7 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.11%) Coaching
8 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.11%) Change Control
8 2 (2.11%) Network Design
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.21%) C
3 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VBScript
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (46.32%) MCSE
3 30 (31.58%) CCA
3 30 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (26.32%) NCDA
5 18 (18.95%) MCITP
6 17 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (16.84%) CCNA
8 14 (14.74%) MCSA
9 12 (12.63%) MCTS
10 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 9 (9.47%) MCSD
11 9 (9.47%) NCIE
11 9 (9.47%) VCAP
11 9 (9.47%) Degree
12 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.42%) CCEA
13 7 (7.37%) CCEE
14 6 (6.32%) MCPD
14 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (43.16%) Active Directory
3 32 (33.68%) vSphere
4 20 (21.05%) XenDesktop
5 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 16 (16.84%) XenApp
7 14 (14.74%) vCloud
8 12 (12.63%) XenServer
9 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.05%) NFS
12 1 (1.05%) iptables
12 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.16%) SCOM
5 2 (2.11%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.11%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Legato
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Ansible
6 1 (1.05%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (56.84%) Citrix
3 52 (54.74%) Microsoft
4 35 (36.84%) NetApp
5 33 (34.74%) Cisco
6 31 (32.63%) HP
7 17 (17.89%) EMC
8 12 (12.63%) Oracle
9 10 (10.53%) Symantec
10 7 (7.37%) Dell
11 6 (6.32%) ProCurve
11 6 (6.32%) Intel
12 5 (5.26%) Veeam
13 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.16%) AppSense
13 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.11%) McAfee
14 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.11%) IBM
15 1 (1.05%) Juniper
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Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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