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 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 (VCP)
Rank 180 165 147
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 33 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 2.98% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 46
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
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% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -26 14 £36,000 -34.54% 3
Staffordshire - 6 £31,250 - 2
Coventry -16 4 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Walsall - 3 £32,500 -
Shropshire -11 2 £41,500 +53.70% 1
Warwickshire -16 2 £44,500 +41.26%
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (91.18%) Windows
3 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
4 55 (80.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (64.71%) Citrix
7 37 (54.41%) Active Directory
8 35 (51.47%) MCSE
9 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (39.71%) Cisco
11 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
12 25 (36.76%) MCSA
13 24 (35.29%) vSphere
14 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (32.35%) CCNA
15 22 (32.35%) VMware ESX
16 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
16 20 (29.41%) MCITP
17 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
18 16 (23.53%) Firewall
19 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
19 15 (22.06%) CCA
19 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
19 15 (22.06%) NetApp
20 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
21 12 (17.65%) XenApp
21 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (17.65%) Terminal Services
21 12 (17.65%) SAN

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 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 20 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.82%) Lync
7 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.94%) IIS
10 1 (1.47%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) SAN
3 5 (7.35%) VLAN
4 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.88%) VPN
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.41%) Wireless
5 3 (4.41%) IPsec
5 3 (4.41%) DNS
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
6 2 (2.94%) MPLS
7 1 (1.47%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.47%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.47%) OSPF
7 1 (1.47%) BGP
7 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 10 (14.71%) Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Support Technician
4 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Technician
5 5 (7.35%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (4.41%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Server Support
7 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Wintel Support
8 2 (2.94%) Server Support Technician
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) COM
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) iSeries
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 62 (91.18%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) Linux
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
7 1 (1.47%) AIX
7 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) ITIL
2 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.35%) Database Tuning
4 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.35%) Project Management
4 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (4.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Process Management
7 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Change Management
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Use Case
8 1 (1.47%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
1 6 (8.82%) VBScript
1 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) VB
3 2 (2.94%) C
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (51.47%) MCSE
3 25 (36.76%) MCSA
4 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (32.35%) CCNA
6 20 (29.41%) MCITP
7 15 (22.06%) CCA
7 15 (22.06%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (17.65%) MCP
9 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.29%) CCNP
11 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.41%) Degree
12 3 (4.41%) HP MASE
12 3 (4.41%) VCP4
12 3 (4.41%) CCDP
13 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.94%) CCDA
13 2 (2.94%) VCAP
13 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (80.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (54.41%) Active Directory
3 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 24 (35.29%) vSphere
5 22 (32.35%) VMware ESX
6 12 (17.65%) XenApp
6 12 (17.65%) Terminal Services
7 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (7.35%) XenServer
10 4 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
12 2 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
3 9 (13.24%) Backup Exec
4 7 (10.29%) SCOM
5 6 (8.82%) ARCserve
6 4 (5.88%) MOM
6 4 (5.88%) WSUS
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
8 1 (1.47%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.47%) Cacti
8 1 (1.47%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.47%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (64.71%) Citrix
4 27 (39.71%) Cisco
5 15 (22.06%) NetApp
6 12 (17.65%) Symantec
7 7 (10.29%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) Dell
8 6 (8.82%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Sophos
10 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.41%) WatchGuard
10 3 (4.41%) Veeam
11 2 (2.94%) Intel
11 2 (2.94%) Brocade
12 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.47%) F5
12 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.47%) Computacenter
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