The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 174 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 61 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 1.06% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 15 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +35.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
1855 1605 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 29.12% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1287 1592
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in the South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in the South West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Dorset +19 33 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Devon - 11 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +4 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Gloucestershire -12 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Bristol +2 4 £48,500 +12.79% 3
Somerset +11 2 £40,500 -22.85%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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).

1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 117 (91.41%) Windows
3 114 (89.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (82.81%) Microsoft
5 84 (65.63%) Citrix
6 79 (61.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (56.25%) MS Exchange
8 68 (53.13%) MCSE
9 60 (46.88%) vSphere
10 53 (41.41%) SAN
10 53 (41.41%) CCA
10 53 (41.41%) Citrix Certification
11 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
12 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (37.50%) XenApp
13 48 (37.50%) TCP/IP
14 45 (35.16%) VMware ESX
15 43 (33.59%) Lync
15 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (30.47%) Project Management
16 39 (30.47%) MCP
17 38 (29.69%) MS Excel
17 38 (29.69%) MCITP
18 35 (27.34%) XenDesktop
19 31 (24.22%) NetScaler
20 30 (23.44%) AppSense
20 30 (23.44%) CCEA
20 30 (23.44%) EMC
21 29 (22.66%) WAN
21 29 (22.66%) CCEE

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 43 (33.59%) Lync
3 27 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (19.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (19.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (16.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (16.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 14 (10.94%) IIS
8 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (29.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) MS Project
4 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (41.41%) SAN
2 48 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 31 (24.22%) NetScaler
4 29 (22.66%) WAN
5 26 (20.31%) LAN
6 24 (18.75%) SSL
7 23 (17.97%) Firewall
8 18 (14.06%) VPN
9 17 (13.28%) NAS
10 14 (10.94%) IPsec
11 11 (8.59%) WLAN
12 6 (4.69%) DNS
12 6 (4.69%) DHCP
13 5 (3.91%) VLAN
14 3 (2.34%) Wireless
15 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.56%) FTP
16 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
16 1 (0.78%) Internet
16 1 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) French Language
2 8 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.78%) Advertising
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (57.81%) Consultant
2 48 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 25 (19.53%) Architect
4 18 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 17 (13.28%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (10.16%) Wintel Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Wintel Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Solutions Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.91%) VMware Engineer
13 4 (3.13%) Designer
13 4 (3.13%) Systems Architect
13 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Clustering
2 21 (16.41%) Blackberry
3 19 (14.84%) Thin Client
3 19 (14.84%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) PDA
5 2 (1.56%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 117 (91.41%) Windows
2 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (33.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (17.97%) Linux
5 19 (14.84%) Windows Vista
6 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (10.94%) CentOS
8 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.78%) UNIX
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Solaris
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Project Management
2 26 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (14.84%) Change Control
4 14 (10.94%) ITIL
5 13 (10.16%) Migration
6 4 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.34%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.56%) Time Management
8 2 (1.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.56%) Benchmarking
8 2 (1.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.78%) Workflow
9 1 (0.78%) Service Management
9 1 (0.78%) Configuration Management
9 1 (0.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.91%) SQL
3 2 (1.56%) C
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (61.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (53.13%) MCSE
3 53 (41.41%) CCA
3 53 (41.41%) Citrix Certification
4 39 (30.47%) MCP
5 38 (29.69%) MCITP
6 30 (23.44%) CCEA
7 29 (22.66%) CCEE
8 28 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (17.19%) VCP5
10 18 (14.06%) MCSA
11 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
11 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
11 14 (10.94%) CCNP
11 14 (10.94%) CCNA
12 12 (9.38%) VCP4
13 11 (8.59%) Degree
14 4 (3.13%) HP ASE
15 2 (1.56%) NCDA
15 2 (1.56%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 114 (89.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (46.88%) vSphere
3 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
4 48 (37.50%) XenApp
5 45 (35.16%) VMware ESX
6 35 (27.34%) XenDesktop
7 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
8 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (10.94%) vCloud
11 12 (9.38%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.56%) XenServer
13 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) Backup Exec
3 10 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.47%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.47%) ARCserve
5 4 (3.13%) SCOM
5 4 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (82.81%) Microsoft
3 84 (65.63%) Citrix
4 30 (23.44%) AppSense
4 30 (23.44%) EMC
5 21 (16.41%) HP
6 19 (14.84%) Cisco
7 18 (14.06%) Dell
8 14 (10.94%) IBM
8 14 (10.94%) Symantec
9 11 (8.59%) Avaya
10 6 (4.69%) SAP
11 4 (3.13%) NetApp
12 3 (2.34%) Websense
12 3 (2.34%) Veeam
13 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.78%) BMC
14 1 (0.78%) McAfee
14 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.78%) F5
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