The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 196 192 201
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 35 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 1.27% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 13
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1592 1495 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.74% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1260 1815
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Wiltshire -2 10 £45,000 - 1
Devon -6 9 £36,500 +18.69% 1
Dorset - 9 £35,000 - 3
Bristol -1 4 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £37,250 -17.22%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (76.47%) Windows
4 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
5 39 (57.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 31 (45.59%) MCSE
8 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
9 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
9 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (35.29%) vSphere
10 24 (35.29%) Citrix
10 24 (35.29%) MCITP
11 23 (33.82%) Firewall
12 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
13 18 (26.47%) CCA
13 18 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
14 17 (25.00%) HP
14 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (23.53%) Linux
15 16 (23.53%) LAN
16 15 (22.06%) Windows Vista
16 15 (22.06%) MCP
16 15 (22.06%) SAN
17 14 (20.59%) SSL
17 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
19 12 (17.65%) Fat Client
19 12 (17.65%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.76%) Lync
4 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.47%) Apache
8 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 23 (33.82%) Firewall
3 16 (23.53%) LAN
4 15 (22.06%) SAN
5 14 (20.59%) SSL
6 11 (16.18%) VPN
6 11 (16.18%) WAN
7 9 (13.24%) DHCP
7 9 (13.24%) DNS
7 9 (13.24%) NAS
8 7 (10.29%) IPsec
9 5 (7.35%) WLAN
10 4 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.41%) DMZ
11 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
13 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
13 1 (1.47%) VRRP
13 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (7.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Consultant
2 13 (19.12%) Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 12 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 6 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) e-Health
3 3 (4.41%) Firmware
3 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.53%) Linux
5 15 (22.06%) Windows Vista
6 9 (13.24%) CentOS
6 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.41%) UNIX
8 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.76%) Network Management
2 8 (11.76%) ITIL
3 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 6 (8.82%) Project Management
5 4 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.88%) Service Management
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.94%) Change Control
7 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) Ruby
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) VBScript
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (45.59%) MCSE
3 24 (35.29%) MCITP
4 18 (26.47%) CCA
4 18 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (22.06%) MCP
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) HP ASE
8 8 (11.76%) CCNP
8 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 6 (8.82%) MCTS
9 6 (8.82%) Degree
10 4 (5.88%) MCSA
11 2 (2.94%) HP MASE
11 2 (2.94%) CCNA
11 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.47%) CCIE
12 1 (1.47%) NCDA
12 1 (1.47%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (79.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 24 (35.29%) vSphere
4 18 (26.47%) VMware ESX
5 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
6 12 (17.65%) vCloud
7 5 (7.35%) Terminal Services
7 5 (7.35%) XenApp
8 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (5.88%) VMware Server
9 3 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (4.41%) VMFS
10 2 (2.94%) NFS
10 2 (2.94%) Xen
11 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.47%) XenServer
11 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.41%) ARCserve
3 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.29%) Citrix
4 17 (25.00%) HP
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 11 (16.18%) IBM
6 10 (14.71%) Dell
7 9 (13.24%) Symantec
8 7 (10.29%) NetApp
9 5 (7.35%) Apple
9 5 (7.35%) Avaya
9 5 (7.35%) EMC
10 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) CA
11 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle
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