The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 126 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 1.38% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 3.35% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 37
Average salary £36,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.08% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
735 1015 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.27% 41.26% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 549 638 642
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Reading region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
3 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
7 16 (59.26%) Clustering
8 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (51.85%) MCSE
9 13 (48.15%) Terminal Services
9 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (44.44%) Migration
10 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (44.44%) Linux
10 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
10 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
11 11 (40.74%) Cisco
11 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
11 11 (40.74%) Juniper
11 11 (40.74%) SAN
11 11 (40.74%) HP
12 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
12 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
13 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (33.33%) Finance
13 9 (33.33%) DNS
13 9 (33.33%) MCP
14 8 (29.63%) SQL Server

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2000
4 7 (25.93%) IIS
4 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (11.11%) Lync
8 1 (3.70%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Nimbula
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) DHCP
3 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (29.63%) NAS
4 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Frame Relay
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Legal
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Software Packaging
2 3 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Clustering
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 8 (29.63%) N-Tier
4 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
7 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) SOA
2 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
3 7 (25.93%) DoDAF
3 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Business Development
3 7 (25.93%) SABSA
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Validation
4 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) MCSE
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MCP
3 8 (29.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) MCITP
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) RHCE
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) MCSA
7 3 (11.11%) CCIE
8 2 (7.41%) CCNA
9 1 (3.70%) SCSA
9 1 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) COBIT
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) Terminal Services
5 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
6 8 (29.63%) vCloud
7 7 (25.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (25.93%) vSphere
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (18.52%) XenApp
10 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (3.70%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 6 (22.22%) ARCserve
2 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Juniper
3 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) Veritas
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Symantec
7 4 (14.81%) Brocade
8 2 (7.41%) Supermicro
8 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (7.41%) ION Trading
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Intel
9 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
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