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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 189 202 232
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +30
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 50 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.75% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 3.22% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 19
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
1749 1644 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 23.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1281 1490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 33 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cumbria - 8 £63,750 -
Merseyside +12 5 £40,500 -31.06% 1
Cheshire 0 4 £44,000 +17.33% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (72.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (69.07%) Windows
4 66 (68.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
6 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
7 55 (56.70%) Citrix
7 55 (56.70%) NetApp
8 46 (47.42%) MS Exchange
9 41 (42.27%) MCSE
10 40 (41.24%) Cisco
11 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (40.21%) NCDA
12 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (37.11%) HP
14 32 (32.99%) CCA
14 32 (32.99%) Citrix Certification
14 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (31.96%) SAN
15 31 (31.96%) vSphere
15 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 28 (28.87%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (27.84%) CCNA
17 27 (27.84%) SQL
17 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
18 26 (26.80%) VLAN
19 25 (25.77%) SharePoint
19 25 (25.77%) DNS
20 24 (24.74%) LAN
20 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (47.42%) MS Exchange
2 31 (31.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (25.77%) SharePoint
4 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (19.59%) IIS
6 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (9.28%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (8.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (8.25%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.12%) Lync
9 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.09%) Apache
11 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.96%) SAN
2 26 (26.80%) VLAN
3 25 (25.77%) DNS
4 24 (24.74%) LAN
5 23 (23.71%) WAN
5 23 (23.71%) DHCP
6 13 (13.40%) Firewall
7 11 (11.34%) Network Security
7 11 (11.34%) NetScaler
8 9 (9.28%) iSCSI
9 8 (8.25%) NAS
9 8 (8.25%) FTP
9 8 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.22%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.06%) MPLS
14 1 (1.03%) Internet
14 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) Architect
3 16 (16.49%) Support Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Server Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Consultant
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (4.12%) VMware Support Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Windows Server Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Systems Support
12 3 (3.09%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) FlexPod
2 6 (6.19%) Life Science
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.07%) Windows
2 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.59%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.37%) Linux
7 11 (11.34%) AIX
8 10 (10.31%) Solaris
8 10 (10.31%) Windows 8
8 10 (10.31%) UNIX
9 9 (9.28%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.06%) CentOS
10 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Migration
2 20 (20.62%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.19%) ITIL V2
6 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.19%) Data Management
7 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.12%) Coaching
8 4 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.09%) CRM
10 2 (2.06%) ERP
10 2 (2.06%) Network Design
10 2 (2.06%) Change Control
10 2 (2.06%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.06%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.84%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) C
3 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (68.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (42.27%) MCSE
3 39 (40.21%) NCDA
4 32 (32.99%) CCA
4 32 (32.99%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (28.87%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (27.84%) CCNA
7 23 (23.71%) NCIE
8 22 (22.68%) MCITP
9 20 (20.62%) MCTS
10 18 (18.56%) VCAP
11 15 (15.46%) MCSA
12 11 (11.34%) MCSD
13 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.28%) CCEA
15 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
16 5 (5.15%) MCP
17 4 (4.12%) CCNP
17 4 (4.12%) MCPD
17 4 (4.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (72.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (57.73%) Active Directory
3 31 (31.96%) vSphere
4 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
5 19 (19.59%) XenDesktop
6 15 (15.46%) XenApp
7 10 (10.31%) XenServer
8 7 (7.22%) Xen
8 7 (7.22%) NFS
9 6 (6.19%) vCloud
10 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
11 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOM
2 4 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.12%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.09%) Legato
3 3 (3.09%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
3 55 (56.70%) Citrix
3 55 (56.70%) NetApp
4 40 (41.24%) Cisco
5 36 (37.11%) HP
6 15 (15.46%) Symantec
7 13 (13.40%) EMC
8 12 (12.37%) Oracle
9 8 (8.25%) Veeam
10 4 (4.12%) Intel
10 4 (4.12%) Dell
10 4 (4.12%) McAfee
11 3 (3.09%) CommVault
12 2 (2.06%) Lotus
12 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.06%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.03%) NETGEAR
13 1 (1.03%) AppSense
13 1 (1.03%) IBM
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