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 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 89 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 52 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.53% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 4.06% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 13
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1017 862 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.44% 37.61% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 628 637 603
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 19 September 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (98.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
4 57 (85.07%) Citrix
5 45 (67.16%) Active Directory
6 41 (61.19%) Hyper-V
7 40 (59.70%) Windows
8 35 (52.24%) MS Exchange
8 35 (52.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 35 (52.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (49.25%) vSphere
9 33 (49.25%) NetApp
10 32 (47.76%) Cisco
11 31 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 31 (46.27%) VTSP
12 30 (44.78%) NCDA
12 30 (44.78%) NCIE
13 29 (43.28%) XenDesktop
14 28 (41.79%) XenApp
14 28 (41.79%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (41.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (38.81%) MCSE
16 25 (37.31%) EMC
16 25 (37.31%) CCA
17 23 (34.33%) vCloud
17 23 (34.33%) VCAP
18 22 (32.84%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (32.84%) VMware ESX
19 21 (31.34%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (52.24%) MS Exchange
1 35 (52.24%) Exchange Server 2003
1 35 (52.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (46.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2000
4 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (20.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (19.40%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (29.85%) WAAS
3 8 (11.94%) NetScaler
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
5 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
7 1 (1.49%) DNS
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
7 1 (1.49%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.49%) Firewall
7 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
1 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Consultant
2 26 (38.81%) Architect
3 14 (20.90%) Virtualisation Architect
3 14 (20.90%) FlexPod Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) Wintel Consultant
5 11 (16.42%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.42%) Storage Architect
5 11 (16.42%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (13.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 9 (13.43%) Technology Consultant
7 8 (11.94%) Storage Consultant
8 7 (10.45%) Wintel Architect
9 5 (7.46%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (5.97%) Designer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) FlexPod
2 14 (20.90%) Clustering
2 14 (20.90%) Blackberry
3 11 (16.42%) CLARiiON
3 11 (16.42%) Celerra
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (20.90%) Change Control
3 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.48%) Data Management
4 3 (4.48%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.99%) Change Management
6 1 (1.49%) Workflow
6 1 (1.49%) Network Design
6 1 (1.49%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.49%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) VBScript
3 3 (4.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) VTSP
2 30 (44.78%) NCDA
2 30 (44.78%) NCIE
3 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (41.79%) Citrix Certification
4 26 (38.81%) MCSE
5 25 (37.31%) CCA
6 23 (34.33%) VCAP
7 20 (29.85%) MCP
8 17 (25.37%) MCTS
8 17 (25.37%) MCITP
9 16 (23.88%) CCEE
10 11 (16.42%) CCIA
10 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.42%) CCEA
11 8 (11.94%) VCDX
12 4 (5.97%) VCP5
13 2 (2.99%) HP ASE
14 1 (1.49%) VCP4
System Software
1 66 (98.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (67.16%) Active Directory
3 41 (61.19%) Hyper-V
4 33 (49.25%) vSphere
5 29 (43.28%) XenDesktop
6 28 (41.79%) XenApp
7 23 (34.33%) vCloud
8 22 (32.84%) VMware ESX
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (11.94%) Terminal Services
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.45%) XenMobile
3 5 (7.46%) ARCserve
3 5 (7.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.48%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.48%) Legato
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (86.57%) Microsoft
3 57 (85.07%) Citrix
4 33 (49.25%) NetApp
5 32 (47.76%) Cisco
6 25 (37.31%) EMC
7 12 (17.91%) 3PAR
8 10 (14.93%) Symantec
9 7 (10.45%) HP
10 4 (5.97%) AppSense
11 3 (4.48%) Veeam
11 3 (4.48%) CommVault
11 3 (4.48%) IBM
12 2 (2.99%) Brocade
13 1 (1.49%) PlateSpin
13 1 (1.49%) SunGard
13 1 (1.49%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.49%) Dell
13 1 (1.49%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago