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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank - - 215
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.58%
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
1999 1526 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.48% 28.53% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1253 1652
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,488 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) EMC
3 14 (63.64%) Citrix
3 14 (63.64%) vSphere
4 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (54.55%) AppSense
5 12 (54.55%) CCA
5 12 (54.55%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (54.55%) CCEA
5 12 (54.55%) MCSE
5 12 (54.55%) MCSA
5 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 12 (54.55%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (54.55%) SAN
5 12 (54.55%) MCP
5 12 (54.55%) Project Management
5 12 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (54.55%) Lync
5 12 (54.55%) CCEE
5 12 (54.55%) NetScaler
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (54.55%) VCP4

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 12 (54.55%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
1 12 (54.55%) WAN
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
1 12 (54.55%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) French Language
1 8 (36.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Consultant
2 13 (59.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (31.82%) Solutions Consultant
3 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Architect
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Systems Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (54.55%) VCP4
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCEE
2 12 (54.55%) MCP
2 12 (54.55%) MCSE
2 12 (54.55%) MCSA
2 12 (54.55%) CCA
2 12 (54.55%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCEA
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) CCNA
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) NCDA
5 2 (9.09%) NCIE
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) vSphere
3 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
4 12 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.55%) XenApp
7 1 (4.55%) XenServer
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) EMC
3 14 (63.64%) Citrix
4 12 (54.55%) AppSense
5 7 (31.82%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp