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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 212 198 178
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 1 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.075% 0.58% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 17
Average salary - £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
VCP5
England

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
1339 1376 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.38% 26.81% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1090 1178
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,883
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR