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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 152 148 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 72 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.05% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 3.79% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 32
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £34,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +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
1609 1478 1313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.99% 27.79% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1249 1092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 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 24 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 +17 52 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Coventry -29 8 £39,000 -11.36%
Warwickshire +7 6 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Worcestershire -3 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Staffordshire -11 1 £36,000 +20.00%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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).

1 129 (100.00%) VMware
2 111 (86.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (82.95%) Microsoft
4 97 (75.19%) Citrix
5 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
5 91 (70.54%) Windows
6 79 (61.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (58.14%) MCSE
8 61 (47.29%) MS Exchange
9 58 (44.96%) Cisco
10 57 (44.19%) MCITP
10 57 (44.19%) XenDesktop
11 56 (43.41%) Citrix Certification
12 55 (42.64%) NetApp
13 54 (41.86%) Hyper-V
13 54 (41.86%) vSphere
14 52 (40.31%) XenApp
15 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (37.21%) CCA
17 42 (32.56%) EMC
18 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
18 40 (31.01%) Exchange Server 2007
19 37 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2010
20 36 (27.91%) HP
21 35 (27.13%) MS Excel
22 34 (26.36%) NCDA
23 32 (24.81%) VTSP
23 32 (24.81%) VMware ESX
24 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
25 30 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 61 (47.29%) MS Exchange
2 40 (31.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 37 (28.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (21.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (15.50%) IIS
6 17 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (7.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (7.75%) Lync
9 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (27.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 28 (21.71%) SAN
2 28 (21.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (17.05%) WAAS
4 21 (16.28%) NetScaler
5 20 (15.50%) DNS
6 19 (14.73%) DHCP
7 16 (12.40%) Firewall
8 15 (11.63%) VPN
9 14 (10.85%) iSCSI
10 12 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (6.98%) NAS
11 9 (6.98%) WAN
12 7 (5.43%) LAN
13 6 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (3.88%) Intranet
14 5 (3.88%) Internet
15 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.55%) BGP
17 1 (0.78%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) ProC
General
1 24 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (33.33%) Consultant
2 35 (27.13%) Architect
3 21 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.40%) Virtualisation Architect
5 14 (10.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 13 (10.08%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Storage Architect
7 12 (9.30%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 12 (9.30%) FlexPod Consultant
8 11 (8.53%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (7.75%) Technology Consultant
9 10 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.75%) Administrator
10 9 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.98%) Technical Architect
10 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.98%) IT Support
10 9 (6.98%) Senior IT Support
11 8 (6.20%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) .NET
1 5 (3.88%) Web Services
1 5 (3.88%) XML
1 5 (3.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) FlexPod
2 12 (9.30%) Celerra
2 12 (9.30%) CLARiiON
3 10 (7.75%) Clustering
3 10 (7.75%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.88%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (70.54%) Windows
2 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.88%) Linux
8 2 (1.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (17.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.08%) Load Balancing
4 9 (6.98%) Change Control
5 7 (5.43%) Project Management
6 5 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (3.88%) Operations Management
7 3 (2.33%) Time Management
7 3 (2.33%) Email Management
7 3 (2.33%) Line Management
7 3 (2.33%) Business Development
7 3 (2.33%) Data Management
8 2 (1.55%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.55%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.78%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.78%) CRM
9 1 (0.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.33%) VBScript
3 3 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (61.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (58.14%) MCSE
3 57 (44.19%) MCITP
4 56 (43.41%) Citrix Certification
5 48 (37.21%) CCA
6 34 (26.36%) NCDA
7 32 (24.81%) VTSP
8 28 (21.71%) NCIE
9 27 (20.93%) MCSA
10 26 (20.16%) CCEE
11 24 (18.60%) VCAP
12 23 (17.83%) MCTS
12 23 (17.83%) CCNA
12 23 (17.83%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (11.63%) MCP
14 12 (9.30%) CCEA
14 12 (9.30%) CCIA
15 9 (6.98%) VCP5
15 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
15 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 111 (86.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (70.54%) Active Directory
3 57 (44.19%) XenDesktop
4 54 (41.86%) vSphere
4 54 (41.86%) Hyper-V
5 52 (40.31%) XenApp
6 32 (24.81%) VMware ESX
7 29 (22.48%) vCloud
8 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (6.20%) Terminal Services
11 7 (5.43%) XenServer
12 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (3.10%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.55%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (14.73%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.75%) SCOM
2 10 (7.75%) XenMobile
3 7 (5.43%) SCCM
4 6 (4.65%) WSUS
4 6 (4.65%) MOM
5 5 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.88%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (3.88%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.10%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.33%) Legato
7 3 (2.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) VMware
2 107 (82.95%) Microsoft
3 97 (75.19%) Citrix
4 58 (44.96%) Cisco
5 55 (42.64%) NetApp
6 42 (32.56%) EMC
7 36 (27.91%) HP
8 15 (11.63%) Dell
9 14 (10.85%) IBM
10 12 (9.30%) CommVault
10 12 (9.30%) Symantec
10 12 (9.30%) 3PAR
11 9 (6.98%) Siemens
11 9 (6.98%) Mitel
12 5 (3.88%) AppSense
12 5 (3.88%) Avaya
12 5 (3.88%) Finjan
13 4 (3.10%) WatchGuard
13 4 (3.10%) SonicWALL
14 1 (0.78%) Sophos
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