The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank - 200 195
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.23% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.81% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £43,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +5.68%
VCP5
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1500 1600 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.37% 28.48% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1382 1140
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VCP5
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VCP5 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VCP5
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Business Development
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Time Management
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Development
1 7 (87.50%) Time Management
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix