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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 72 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 17 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.55% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 3.14% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 9
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,550 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
322 414 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.27% 33.60% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 295 361 307
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in South Wales

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in South Wales

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Cardiff +5 11 £33,000 -37.14%
Bridgend +20 6 £34,500 +26.60%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (65.00%) Windows
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
5 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (40.00%) Cisco
6 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (35.00%) CCNA
8 14 (35.00%) Linux
8 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (27.50%) MCSE
9 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (25.00%) SAN
11 9 (22.50%) RHCE
11 9 (22.50%) Citrix
11 9 (22.50%) SQL
11 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) LAMP
11 9 (22.50%) Office 365
12 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (20.00%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) Finance
13 7 (17.50%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (17.50%) Apache
6 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (10.00%) Lync
9 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
9 3 (7.50%) ColdFusion
9 3 (7.50%) JBoss
10 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) HSRP
5 1 (2.50%) LDAP
5 1 (2.50%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
1 7 (17.50%) Advertising
2 3 (7.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) LAMP
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Line Management
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
6 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Service Management
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Competitive Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
8 1 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CCNA
3 11 (27.50%) MCSE
4 9 (22.50%) RHCE
5 7 (17.50%) CCNP
5 7 (17.50%) CCA
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (15.00%) MCP
7 4 (10.00%) VCP5
8 3 (7.50%) MCSA
8 3 (7.50%) CCIE
8 3 (7.50%) MCITP
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
10 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.50%) XenServer
7 2 (5.00%) KVM
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.50%) YUM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) IBM
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 3 (7.50%) Google
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.00%) Veeam
8 2 (5.00%) IPFX
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) SAP