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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 95 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £35,250 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +5.68%
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
407 363 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.24% 27.48% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 337 323 267
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 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
South Wales -5 4 £35,250 -23.36% 1
VCP5
UK

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) AS400
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Capita
5 1 (20.00%) Brocade