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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 177 144 158
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 34 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.88% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 3.30% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 36
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
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
1335 1182 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 26.60% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 942 1116
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -16 21 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Coventry -27 3 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Staffordshire -3 2 £31,750 -51.15% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £40,000 -
Halesowen -2 1 £33,500 -4.28%
Solihull -4 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Warwickshire -12 1 £36,500 +4.28%
Shropshire -13 1 £30,000 +11.11%
Dudley -13 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (87.10%) Windows
2 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 49 (79.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (70.97%) Citrix
6 40 (64.52%) MCSE
7 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
8 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (41.94%) MCSA
10 25 (40.32%) Cisco
10 25 (40.32%) VMware ESX
11 24 (38.71%) vSphere
12 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (30.65%) CCNA
13 19 (30.65%) Hyper-V
14 18 (29.03%) MCITP
15 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
16 15 (24.19%) SAN
17 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (22.58%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
18 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
18 13 (20.97%) CCA
18 13 (20.97%) NetApp
19 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
20 11 (17.74%) SCOM
20 11 (17.74%) XenApp
20 11 (17.74%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) IIS
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.06%) Lync
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.61%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
2 11 (17.74%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
4 3 (4.84%) VLAN
4 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) Intranet
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (1.61%) OSPF
6 1 (1.61%) BGP
6 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Wintel Support
3 7 (11.29%) Wintel Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Technician
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Server Support
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
1 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.84%) iSeries
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.29%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.45%) Migration
4 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.23%) CRM
5 2 (3.23%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Process Management
5 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.23%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.23%) Change Control
5 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.61%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
1 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) VBScript
3 3 (4.84%) VB
4 2 (3.23%) C
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (64.52%) MCSE
3 26 (41.94%) MCSA
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.65%) CCNA
6 18 (29.03%) MCITP
7 14 (22.58%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (20.97%) CCA
9 9 (14.52%) MCP
9 9 (14.52%) VCP4
10 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 5 (8.06%) CCNP
12 3 (4.84%) Degree
12 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.84%) HP MASE
12 3 (4.84%) NCIE
13 2 (3.23%) VCAP
13 2 (3.23%) HP ASE
13 2 (3.23%) VCP5
13 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (79.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (62.90%) Active Directory
3 25 (40.32%) VMware ESX
4 24 (38.71%) vSphere
5 19 (30.65%) Hyper-V
6 11 (17.74%) XenApp
7 10 (16.13%) Terminal Services
8 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.23%) XenServer
10 2 (3.23%) vCloud
11 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) SCOM
2 10 (16.13%) Backup Exec
3 9 (14.52%) WSUS
4 8 (12.90%) MOM
4 8 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.84%) ARCserve
6 2 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.23%) SCCM
7 1 (1.61%) Nagios
7 1 (1.61%) Cacti
7 1 (1.61%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (87.10%) Microsoft
3 44 (70.97%) Citrix
4 25 (40.32%) Cisco
5 13 (20.97%) NetApp
6 10 (16.13%) Symantec
7 9 (14.52%) HP
8 6 (9.68%) EMC
9 5 (8.06%) Dell
9 5 (8.06%) IBM
9 5 (8.06%) CommVault
10 3 (4.84%) Veeam
10 3 (4.84%) Sophos
11 2 (3.23%) Finjan
11 2 (3.23%) Brocade
12 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.61%) F5
12 1 (1.61%) Computacenter
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