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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 182 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 49 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 2.86% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 49
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,650 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -10.00%
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
1492 1816 1654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.79% 25.84% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1494 1340
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,696 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +20 43 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Cheshire +25 3 - - 2
Merseyside -10 2 £36,018 -20.40%
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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).

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (67.26%) Windows
3 73 (64.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (59.29%) Microsoft
5 62 (54.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (51.33%) Active Directory
7 57 (50.44%) NetApp
8 54 (47.79%) Windows Server
9 53 (46.90%) Cisco
10 51 (45.13%) ITIL
11 49 (43.36%) MCSE
11 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (36.28%) MS Exchange
13 39 (34.51%) Citrix
13 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (33.63%) SharePoint
15 34 (30.09%) vSphere
16 33 (29.20%) CCNA
16 33 (29.20%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
17 29 (25.66%) Skype for Business
18 28 (24.78%) NCDA
18 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
19 27 (23.89%) DNS
19 27 (23.89%) SAN
20 26 (23.01%) MCTS
20 26 (23.01%) CCA
20 26 (23.01%) Citrix Certification
20 26 (23.01%) SQL
21 23 (20.35%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (36.28%) MS Exchange
2 38 (33.63%) SharePoint
3 29 (25.66%) Skype for Business
4 23 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.50%) IIS
6 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Office 365
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) DNS
1 27 (23.89%) SAN
2 23 (20.35%) LAN
3 19 (16.81%) DHCP
4 17 (15.04%) WAN
5 15 (13.27%) Firewall
6 13 (11.50%) Network Security
7 12 (10.62%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (10.62%) VoIP
8 9 (7.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (7.96%) NetScaler
9 8 (7.08%) ISDN
10 6 (5.31%) NAS
10 6 (5.31%) VLAN
11 3 (2.65%) Internet
12 2 (1.77%) DMZ
12 2 (1.77%) VPN
12 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
General
1 8 (7.08%) Back Office
2 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (23.89%) VMware Engineer
3 22 (19.47%) IT Engineer
4 19 (16.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (15.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (15.93%) Support Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Storage Engineer
7 14 (12.39%) Technical Support
8 13 (11.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (10.62%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 10 (8.85%) Project Engineer
11 9 (7.96%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 9 (7.96%) Administrator
11 9 (7.96%) Architect
11 9 (7.96%) Support Manager
11 9 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (7.08%) Graduate IT Engineer
12 8 (7.08%) IT Systems Administrator
12 8 (7.08%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) FlexPod
2 12 (10.62%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.31%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (4.42%) Informatics
6 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.65%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.77%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Windows
2 54 (47.79%) Windows Server
3 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (34.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.93%) Data ONTAP
6 14 (12.39%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.08%) Linux
7 8 (7.08%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.19%) AIX
8 7 (6.19%) CentOS
8 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.54%) Solaris
10 4 (3.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) ITIL
2 29 (25.66%) PRINCE2
3 16 (14.16%) Incident Management
4 15 (13.27%) ITIL V2
5 12 (10.62%) Load Balancing
5 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 8 (7.08%) Coaching
9 7 (6.19%) Patch Management
9 7 (6.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (4.42%) Change Management
10 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
11 4 (3.54%) Presales
11 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.65%) Data Management
13 2 (1.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.31%) C
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (54.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (43.36%) MCSE
3 33 (29.20%) CCNA
3 33 (29.20%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (24.78%) NCDA
5 26 (23.01%) CCA
5 26 (23.01%) Citrix Certification
5 26 (23.01%) MCTS
6 17 (15.04%) MCITP
7 15 (13.27%) MCP
8 14 (12.39%) CCNP
8 14 (12.39%) Degree
9 12 (10.62%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (8.85%) MCSA
11 8 (7.08%) VCAP
12 7 (6.19%) A+ Certification
12 7 (6.19%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (6.19%) HP ASE
12 7 (6.19%) NCIE
12 7 (6.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (64.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (51.33%) Active Directory
3 34 (30.09%) vSphere
4 23 (20.35%) Hyper-V
5 14 (12.39%) XenApp
6 12 (10.62%) XenDesktop
7 11 (9.73%) XenServer
8 8 (7.08%) VMware ESX
9 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.77%) vCloud
11 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (7.08%) SCCM
1 8 (7.08%) SCOM
1 8 (7.08%) SCOrch
1 8 (7.08%) XenMobile
2 7 (6.19%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.19%) HP SIM
2 7 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (6.19%) WSUS
3 2 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.77%) SnapMirror
3 2 (1.77%) SnapVault
3 2 (1.77%) vRealize
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (59.29%) Microsoft
3 57 (50.44%) NetApp
4 53 (46.90%) Cisco
5 39 (34.51%) Citrix
6 23 (20.35%) HP
7 19 (16.81%) SolarWinds
8 13 (11.50%) Symantec
8 13 (11.50%) Veeam
9 8 (7.08%) Dell
9 8 (7.08%) Intel Security
9 8 (7.08%) Sophos
10 7 (6.19%) GFI Software
10 7 (6.19%) IBM
10 7 (6.19%) ProCurve
10 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.31%) EMC
11 6 (5.31%) SAP
12 5 (4.42%) Sun
13 2 (1.77%) WatchGuard
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