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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 146 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 75 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.89% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 3.17% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 56 42 39
Average salary £38,500 £47,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%
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
1555 1514 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.93% 28.19% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1290 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Birmingham +13 49 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Coventry -12 13 £38,500 -13.48% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £37,500 -
Worcestershire +2 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Staffordshire -7 1 £36,000 -28.00%
Shropshire - 1 - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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).

1 135 (100.00%) VMware
2 115 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (77.04%) Microsoft
4 99 (73.33%) Citrix
5 93 (68.89%) Windows
6 92 (68.15%) Active Directory
7 76 (56.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (53.33%) MCSE
9 67 (49.63%) MS Exchange
10 57 (42.22%) Cisco
10 57 (42.22%) XenDesktop
11 56 (41.48%) Hyper-V
12 55 (40.74%) NetApp
12 55 (40.74%) MCITP
13 54 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
13 54 (40.00%) vSphere
14 52 (38.52%) XenApp
15 51 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (34.81%) CCA
17 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
17 44 (32.59%) Exchange Server 2007
18 42 (31.11%) EMC
19 40 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (27.41%) MS Excel
21 35 (25.93%) HP
21 35 (25.93%) NCDA
22 34 (25.19%) TCP/IP
23 33 (24.44%) VTSP
24 32 (23.70%) Disaster Recovery
25 31 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 67 (49.63%) MS Exchange
2 44 (32.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 40 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (21.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (14.81%) IIS
6 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2000
8 11 (8.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (7.41%) Lync
10 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (27.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.19%) TCP/IP
2 29 (21.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (20.74%) SAN
4 22 (16.30%) DNS
4 22 (16.30%) WAAS
5 20 (14.81%) DHCP
5 20 (14.81%) NetScaler
6 19 (14.07%) VPN
7 17 (12.59%) Firewall
8 14 (10.37%) iSCSI
9 12 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (7.41%) WAN
11 9 (6.67%) NAS
12 8 (5.93%) LAN
13 7 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (4.44%) Intranet
14 6 (4.44%) Internet
15 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.48%) BGP
17 1 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) ProC
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (1.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (34.07%) Consultant
2 39 (28.89%) Architect
3 21 (15.56%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Virtualisation Architect
5 14 (10.37%) FlexPod Consultant
5 14 (10.37%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 13 (9.63%) Administrator
6 13 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (9.63%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.89%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.89%) Storage Architect
8 11 (8.15%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Technology Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) IT Support
10 9 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
10 9 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Web Services
1 6 (4.44%) XML
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) FlexPod
2 12 (8.89%) CLARiiON
2 12 (8.89%) Celerra
3 11 (8.15%) Clustering
3 11 (8.15%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 93 (68.89%) Windows
2 51 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.70%) Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (20.00%) ITIL
3 16 (11.85%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.15%) Project Management
5 10 (7.41%) Change Control
6 7 (5.19%) Business Development
6 7 (5.19%) Time Management
6 7 (5.19%) Line Management
7 4 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.96%) Operations Management
8 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.22%) Email Management
8 3 (2.22%) Data Management
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.74%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.74%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) SQL
2 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.96%) VBScript
3 4 (2.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (56.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (53.33%) MCSE
3 55 (40.74%) MCITP
4 54 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
5 47 (34.81%) CCA
6 35 (25.93%) NCDA
7 33 (24.44%) VTSP
8 29 (21.48%) NCIE
9 26 (19.26%) VCAP
10 25 (18.52%) CCEE
10 25 (18.52%) MCSA
11 23 (17.04%) MCTS
12 22 (16.30%) CCNA
12 22 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (11.85%) MCP
14 12 (8.89%) CCEA
14 12 (8.89%) CCIA
15 11 (8.15%) VCP5
16 10 (7.41%) VCDX
16 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (68.15%) Active Directory
3 57 (42.22%) XenDesktop
4 56 (41.48%) Hyper-V
5 54 (40.00%) vSphere
6 52 (38.52%) XenApp
7 30 (22.22%) VMware ESX
8 28 (20.74%) vCloud
9 12 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (5.93%) Terminal Services
12 7 (5.19%) XenServer
13 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (2.96%) VMware Server
15 3 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) Backup Exec
2 9 (6.67%) SCCM
2 9 (6.67%) XenMobile
3 7 (5.19%) SCOM
4 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.44%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.96%) ARCserve
5 4 (2.96%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.22%) Legato
7 2 (1.48%) MOM
7 2 (1.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) VMware
2 104 (77.04%) Microsoft
3 99 (73.33%) Citrix
4 57 (42.22%) Cisco
5 55 (40.74%) NetApp
6 42 (31.11%) EMC
7 35 (25.93%) HP
8 18 (13.33%) Dell
9 13 (9.63%) IBM
10 12 (8.89%) CommVault
10 12 (8.89%) Symantec
10 12 (8.89%) 3PAR
11 9 (6.67%) Siemens
11 9 (6.67%) Mitel
12 6 (4.44%) Finjan
13 5 (3.70%) Avaya
13 5 (3.70%) AppSense
14 4 (2.96%) SonicWALL
14 4 (2.96%) WatchGuard
15 1 (0.74%) ProCurve
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago