The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 97 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 6 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 1.17% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 4.78% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 9
Average salary £35,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
VCP5
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
390 335 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.98% 24.40% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 322 282 293
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VCP5
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Wales region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in Wales

VCP5
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
South Wales -6 6 £35,750 -15.88%
VCP5
UK

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) MCITP
2 6 (66.67%) CCA
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (33.33%) Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Support Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) OS/400
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (66.67%) CCA
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) Dell