The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 187 149 155
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 32 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.88% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 3.34% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 43
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1386 1286 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.07% 26.18% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1027 1211
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the West Midlands region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Birmingham -25 18 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Staffordshire 0 3 £31,000 -52.30%
Coventry -29 3 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Warwickshire -16 2 £44,500 +41.26%
Walsall - 2 £34,250 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull +2 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Shropshire -7 1 £30,000 +11.11% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (90.00%) Windows
3 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
4 48 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (68.33%) Citrix
7 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
8 35 (58.33%) MCSE
9 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (40.00%) MCSA
10 24 (40.00%) Cisco
11 23 (38.33%) vSphere
12 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
12 22 (36.67%) VMware ESX
13 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (31.67%) CCNA
15 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
15 17 (28.33%) MCITP
15 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
18 13 (21.67%) CCA
18 13 (21.67%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (21.67%) SAN
18 13 (21.67%) Firewall
19 12 (20.00%) NetApp
20 11 (18.33%) Terminal Services
20 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
21 10 (16.67%) XenApp
21 10 (16.67%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.33%) Lync
6 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.00%) IIS
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.67%) Apache
9 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) VLAN
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) Wireless
5 2 (3.33%) MPLS
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.67%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) WLAN
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (1.67%) Back Office
1 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
4 6 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Wintel Support
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IT Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Server Support
7 3 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.67%) iSeries
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (90.00%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) UNIX
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.33%) Change Control
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Process Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.67%) CRM
7 1 (1.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) VBScript
3 4 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) C
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (58.33%) MCSE
3 24 (40.00%) MCSA
4 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (31.67%) CCNA
6 17 (28.33%) MCITP
7 13 (21.67%) CCA
7 13 (21.67%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (16.67%) MCP
9 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.00%) CCNP
11 4 (6.67%) VCP4
12 3 (5.00%) HP MASE
12 3 (5.00%) CCDP
12 3 (5.00%) Degree
13 2 (3.33%) CCENT
13 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
13 2 (3.33%) CCDA
13 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (3.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.33%) vSphere
4 22 (36.67%) VMware ESX
4 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.33%) Terminal Services
6 10 (16.67%) XenApp
7 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.33%) XenServer
11 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (11.67%) SCOM
4 5 (8.33%) WSUS
5 4 (6.67%) MOM
5 4 (6.67%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.67%) Cacti
7 1 (1.67%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.67%) Nagios
7 1 (1.67%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
3 41 (68.33%) Citrix
4 24 (40.00%) Cisco
5 12 (20.00%) NetApp
6 9 (15.00%) Symantec
7 7 (11.67%) HP
8 6 (10.00%) Dell
9 5 (8.33%) IBM
10 4 (6.67%) EMC
10 4 (6.67%) Veeam
11 3 (5.00%) Sophos
12 2 (3.33%) Intel
12 2 (3.33%) CommVault
12 2 (3.33%) Brocade
12 2 (3.33%) WatchGuard
12 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.67%) Finjan
13 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
13 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands
Roc Search Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago