The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 57 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.97% 1.12% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 3.57% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 196 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.64% 31.31% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 178 152 174
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 Slough

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Slough

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) EqualLogic
3 6 (66.67%) NCDA
3 6 (66.67%) NCIE
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (55.56%) MCTS
4 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) PlateSpin
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 5 (55.56%) XenServer
4 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) EqualLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCITP
2 6 (66.67%) NCDA
2 6 (66.67%) NCIE
3 5 (55.56%) VCAP
3 5 (55.56%) MCTS
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) VCP5
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 5 (55.56%) XenServer
3 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
2 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) PlateSpin
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Veeam
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) CA
6 3 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks