The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 230 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 11 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.019% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.064% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -10.88%
VCP5
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1957 1568 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.93% 29.83% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1340 1773
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VCP5
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the South West region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in the South West

VCP5
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Devon - 6 £46,250 -
Dorset - 5 £37,500 -
VCP5
England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) French Language
4 6 (54.55%) Spanish Language
4 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
5 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (45.45%) Lync
5 5 (45.45%) CCEE
5 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) VCP4
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) AppSense
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) MCP
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 5 (45.45%) EMC

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (54.55%) French Language
1 6 (54.55%) Spanish Language
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Solutions Consultant
3 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) Architect
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 5 (45.45%) CCA
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (45.45%) CCEA
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) VCP4
3 5 (45.45%) CCEE
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 5 (45.45%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) AppSense