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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 108 91 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 31 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 1.84% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 4.87% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 10
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
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
1029 863 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.18% 37.88% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 642 654 634
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
1 45 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (88.89%) Citrix
3 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 29 (64.44%) Windows
5 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 27 (60.00%) NCDA
6 26 (57.78%) NCIE
6 26 (57.78%) vSphere
6 26 (57.78%) NetApp
7 25 (55.56%) Cisco
8 24 (53.33%) VTSP
8 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
10 20 (44.44%) VCAP
10 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
11 19 (42.22%) XenDesktop
12 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (40.00%) CCA
12 18 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (37.78%) FlexPod
14 16 (35.56%) EMC
15 15 (33.33%) MCSE
15 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
15 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (31.11%) XenApp
16 14 (31.11%) WAAS

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 20 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (26.67%) IIS
4 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (15.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (31.11%) WAAS
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Consultant
2 15 (33.33%) Architect
3 13 (28.89%) FlexPod Consultant
4 10 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
5 8 (17.78%) Virtualisation Architect
5 8 (17.78%) Storage Architect
5 8 (17.78%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 8 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (15.56%) VMware Consultant
7 6 (13.33%) Technology Consultant
7 6 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
7 6 (13.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (8.89%) Wintel Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
11 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
12 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
12 1 (2.22%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) FlexPod
2 8 (17.78%) Celerra
2 8 (17.78%) CLARiiON
3 7 (15.56%) Clustering
3 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (15.56%) Change Control
3 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.67%) Data Management
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL
5 1 (2.22%) Network Design
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) NCDA
2 26 (57.78%) NCIE
3 24 (53.33%) VTSP
4 20 (44.44%) VCAP
5 18 (40.00%) CCA
5 18 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (33.33%) MCSE
8 14 (31.11%) MCTS
8 14 (31.11%) MCITP
9 10 (22.22%) VCDX
9 10 (22.22%) MCP
10 9 (20.00%) CCEE
11 8 (17.78%) CCIA
11 8 (17.78%) CCEA
12 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 2 (4.44%) VCP5
14 1 (2.22%) VCP4
14 1 (2.22%) SCSA
System Software
1 45 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (57.78%) vSphere
4 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
5 19 (42.22%) XenDesktop
6 14 (31.11%) vCloud
6 14 (31.11%) XenApp
7 12 (26.67%) VMware ESX
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (8.89%) Terminal Services
11 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) Legato
2 3 (6.67%) ARCserve
2 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.67%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (88.89%) Citrix
3 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (57.78%) NetApp
5 25 (55.56%) Cisco
6 16 (35.56%) EMC
7 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 8 (17.78%) Symantec
9 3 (6.67%) AppSense
9 3 (6.67%) CommVault
9 3 (6.67%) HP
10 2 (4.44%) Dell
11 1 (2.22%) SunGard
11 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.22%) Veeam
11 1 (2.22%) F5