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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 175 193 196
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 56 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 1.61% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%
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
1770 1489 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.19% 29.11% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1269 1887
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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)
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 October 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 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
Bristol - 24 £35,000 - 3
Devon -17 11 £42,500 +46.55%
Dorset +3 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Wiltshire -10 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Gloucestershire -9 3 £47,500 -13.63% 3
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (87.78%) Windows
3 77 (85.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (71.11%) Microsoft
5 46 (51.11%) Citrix
6 45 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 39 (43.33%) MS Exchange
10 37 (41.11%) MCSE
11 33 (36.67%) MCITP
11 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (32.22%) MCP
13 27 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
15 25 (27.78%) VMware ESX
15 25 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
15 25 (27.78%) vSphere
16 24 (26.67%) XenApp
16 24 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
17 23 (25.56%) Firewall
18 22 (24.44%) Windows Vista
18 22 (24.44%) Linux
18 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (22.22%) SSL
19 20 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (22.22%) CCA
19 20 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
19 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 25 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
6 19 (21.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (10.00%) IIS
7 9 (10.00%) Lync
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 23 (25.56%) Firewall
3 20 (22.22%) SSL
4 19 (21.11%) SAN
5 14 (15.56%) NAS
5 14 (15.56%) VPN
6 12 (13.33%) IPsec
7 10 (11.11%) LAN
7 10 (11.11%) WAN
8 6 (6.67%) WLAN
8 6 (6.67%) DNS
8 6 (6.67%) DHCP
9 3 (3.33%) DMZ
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.11%) MPLS
11 1 (1.11%) OSPF
11 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.11%) VRRP
11 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
1 4 (4.44%) French Language
1 4 (4.44%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Consultant
2 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (18.89%) Architect
4 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Wintel Consultant
5 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
8 5 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.33%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Thin Client
1 19 (21.11%) Blackberry
1 19 (21.11%) Fat Client
2 18 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) e-Health
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 79 (87.78%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (24.44%) Windows Vista
4 22 (24.44%) Linux
5 15 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (15.56%) CentOS
7 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) UNIX
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (17.78%) Change Control
3 13 (14.44%) ITIL
4 8 (8.89%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
5 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 7 (7.78%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.56%) Service Management
7 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.33%) Change Management
9 3 (3.33%) Line Management
9 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.33%) Network Management
10 2 (2.22%) Time Management
10 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) Perl
2 1 (1.11%) VBScript
2 1 (1.11%) VB
2 1 (1.11%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (41.11%) MCSE
3 33 (36.67%) MCITP
4 29 (32.22%) MCP
5 20 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (22.22%) CCA
5 20 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (14.44%) CCNP
7 12 (13.33%) Degree
8 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
9 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 7 (7.78%) CCNA
11 5 (5.56%) MCSA
11 5 (5.56%) MCTS
12 4 (4.44%) HP ASE
12 4 (4.44%) VCP5
13 2 (2.22%) ISEB
14 1 (1.11%) CCIE
14 1 (1.11%) RHCE
14 1 (1.11%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (85.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 25 (27.78%) vSphere
4 24 (26.67%) XenApp
5 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
6 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (16.67%) vCloud
8 7 (7.78%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
9 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (3.33%) VMFS
10 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.22%) XenServer
12 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.11%) Firmware
12 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.78%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.44%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (71.11%) Microsoft
3 46 (51.11%) Citrix
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco
5 15 (16.67%) HP
6 13 (14.44%) Dell
7 10 (11.11%) IBM
8 8 (8.89%) Symantec
9 6 (6.67%) Avaya
9 6 (6.67%) NetApp
10 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.44%) EMC
11 3 (3.33%) CA
12 1 (1.11%) BMC
12 1 (1.11%) SAP
12 1 (1.11%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.11%) AppSense
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Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago