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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 181 187 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 65 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 2.65% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 29
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%
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
1799 1659 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.78% 27.00% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1321 1284
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +14 25 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire +9 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucestershire - 14 £40,000 - 4
Bristol -19 7 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Somerset - 3 £47,500 - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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).

1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 102 (78.46%) Windows
3 101 (77.69%) Microsoft
4 89 (68.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (66.15%) MS Exchange
6 85 (65.38%) Citrix
7 80 (61.54%) MCSE
8 59 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (43.08%) Citrix Certification
10 52 (40.00%) vSphere
11 51 (39.23%) MS Excel
12 50 (38.46%) SAN
13 49 (37.69%) CCA
13 49 (37.69%) MCSA
14 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 43 (33.08%) ITIL
17 41 (31.54%) XenApp
18 40 (30.77%) MCITP
19 34 (26.15%) Project Management
20 33 (25.38%) MCP
21 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
22 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
22 31 (23.85%) Backup Exec
23 30 (23.08%) PowerShell
24 29 (22.31%) Symantec
25 28 (21.54%) Norton AntiVirus
26 26 (20.00%) CCEA
26 26 (20.00%) AppSense
26 26 (20.00%) CCEE

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 86 (66.15%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (10.77%) Lync
3 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (5.38%) IIS
8 5 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (39.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (38.46%) SAN
2 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.31%) Firewall
4 12 (9.23%) SSL
5 9 (6.92%) Wireless
5 9 (6.92%) iSCSI
5 9 (6.92%) WAN
6 7 (5.38%) LAN
6 7 (5.38%) WLAN
6 7 (5.38%) DNS
7 6 (4.62%) NAS
7 6 (4.62%) IPsec
8 3 (2.31%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.31%) VPN
9 2 (1.54%) VLAN
10 1 (0.77%) VoIP
10 1 (0.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Advertising
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (32.31%) Consultant
2 38 (29.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 33 (25.38%) Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (12.31%) Team Leader
6 15 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
7 13 (10.00%) Server Analyst
8 12 (9.23%) Server Support Analyst
8 12 (9.23%) Server Support
9 11 (8.46%) Support Team Leader
9 11 (8.46%) Senior Server Analyst
9 11 (8.46%) Storage Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) IT Support
12 5 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
12 5 (3.85%) Senior IT Support Analyst
13 4 (3.08%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Thin Client
1 11 (8.46%) Fat Client
2 10 (7.69%) Clustering
3 5 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) PDA
5 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 102 (78.46%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.92%) Linux
5 15 (11.54%) Data ONTAP
5 15 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.46%) Windows Vista
7 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) ITIL
2 34 (26.15%) Project Management
3 15 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 15 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 14 (10.77%) Migration
5 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.85%) Change Control
8 4 (3.08%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.08%) Change Management
9 3 (2.31%) Line Management
9 3 (2.31%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.54%) People Management
10 2 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.54%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.54%) Service Management
10 2 (1.54%) Benchmarking
10 2 (1.54%) Configuration Management
11 1 (0.77%) CRM
11 1 (0.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.46%) VBScript
3 8 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (2.31%) C
5 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (68.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (61.54%) MCSE
3 56 (43.08%) Citrix Certification
4 49 (37.69%) MCSA
4 49 (37.69%) CCA
5 40 (30.77%) MCITP
6 33 (25.38%) MCP
7 26 (20.00%) CCEA
7 26 (20.00%) CCEE
8 17 (13.08%) VCP5
9 15 (11.54%) NCDA
9 15 (11.54%) NCIE
10 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 8 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (4.62%) CCNA
13 5 (3.85%) Degree
13 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
14 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (45.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (40.00%) vSphere
3 41 (31.54%) XenApp
4 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
5 13 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (9.23%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.92%) VMware ESX
8 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.54%) Xen
11 1 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.77%) vCloud
11 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (23.85%) Backup Exec
2 28 (21.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 25 (19.23%) NetBackup
4 23 (17.69%) WSUS
5 12 (9.23%) SCCM
6 10 (7.69%) Zenoss
6 10 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (3.85%) ARCserve
8 3 (2.31%) SCOM
9 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.54%) vMotion
10 1 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 101 (77.69%) Microsoft
3 85 (65.38%) Citrix
4 29 (22.31%) Symantec
5 26 (20.00%) AppSense
6 25 (19.23%) NetApp
6 25 (19.23%) EMC
7 22 (16.92%) Sophos
8 14 (10.77%) HP
9 12 (9.23%) Cisco
10 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
11 7 (5.38%) Dell
11 7 (5.38%) Avaya
12 6 (4.62%) IBM
12 6 (4.62%) Veeam
13 2 (1.54%) Websense
14 1 (0.77%) Apple
14 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
14 1 (0.77%) Intel
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