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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 185 155 147
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 40 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.11% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 4.03% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 62
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -6.66%
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
1536 1489 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.23% 27.57% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1215 1331
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -29 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Staffordshire +16 10 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Warwickshire -15 8 £37,500 +19.04%
Shropshire -3 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Coventry -28 2 £37,500 -2.59%
Worcestershire -4 1 £30,500 -12.85%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (95.77%) Windows
3 55 (77.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
5 50 (70.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
7 35 (49.30%) Citrix
7 35 (49.30%) Hyper-V
8 34 (47.89%) MCITP
9 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (45.07%) MCSE
10 32 (45.07%) MCSA
11 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
12 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
12 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
13 19 (26.76%) SAN
13 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (22.54%) Cisco
15 16 (22.54%) vSphere
16 14 (19.72%) SaaS
16 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (19.72%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (19.72%) NetApp
17 13 (18.31%) Symantec
17 13 (18.31%) CCA
17 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
17 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
18 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
18 12 (16.90%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (33.80%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2000
4 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.04%) Lync
5 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.23%) IIS
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) SAN
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.90%) Firewall
4 10 (14.08%) DNS
5 8 (11.27%) VPN
6 7 (9.86%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) IPsec
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.41%) VoIP
9 1 (1.41%) WLAN
9 1 (1.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.41%) MPLS
9 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Consultant
2 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Senior IT Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Wintel Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) COM
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Clustering
3 7 (9.86%) EqualLogic
4 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.23%) Replication
6 3 (4.23%) iSeries
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (95.77%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
1 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
3 6 (8.45%) Database Tuning
3 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.04%) Time Management
4 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.63%) Migration
6 3 (4.23%) Change Control
6 3 (4.23%) Server Building
7 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.41%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (1.41%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) VBScript
3 4 (5.63%) VB
3 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (70.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (47.89%) MCITP
3 32 (45.07%) MCSE
3 32 (45.07%) MCSA
4 14 (19.72%) Citrix Certification
5 13 (18.31%) CCA
6 11 (15.49%) CCNA
6 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (14.08%) MCP
8 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.86%) CCNP
10 5 (7.04%) VCDX
10 5 (7.04%) VCAP
11 4 (5.63%) Degree
12 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.23%) CCDP
13 2 (2.82%) CCDA
13 2 (2.82%) CCENT
13 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (77.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (54.93%) Active Directory
3 35 (49.30%) Hyper-V
4 16 (22.54%) vSphere
5 12 (16.90%) XenApp
6 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
7 9 (12.68%) Terminal Services
8 7 (9.86%) XenServer
9 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
9 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (7.04%) vCloud
10 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Backup Exec
2 10 (14.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
4 6 (8.45%) SCOM
5 4 (5.63%) ARCserve
6 3 (4.23%) MOM
6 3 (4.23%) WSUS
6 3 (4.23%) SCCM
7 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.41%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
3 35 (49.30%) Citrix
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco
5 14 (19.72%) NetApp
6 13 (18.31%) Symantec
7 12 (16.90%) Dell
8 11 (15.49%) HP
9 8 (11.27%) Veeam
10 6 (8.45%) IBM
11 5 (7.04%) EMC
12 4 (5.63%) Sophos
12 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
13 3 (4.23%) SonicWALL
13 3 (4.23%) CommVault
14 2 (2.82%) Brocade
14 2 (2.82%) Intel
15 1 (1.41%) BMC
15 1 (1.41%) CA
15 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
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