The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 145 147 130
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 57 66 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.19% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 4.29% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 63
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1490 1539 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 27.79% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1308 1104
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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)
England

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 July 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 July 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 -9 32 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Coventry +8 16 £38,500 -45.00% 1
Warwickshire +19 10 £31,500 -12.50%
Shropshire - 2 £30,000 -
Worcestershire -1 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Staffordshire -9 1 £32,500 -16.66%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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).

1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (83.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
3 66 (65.35%) Citrix
4 65 (64.36%) Windows
5 54 (53.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (53.47%) Active Directory
6 47 (46.53%) MCSE
7 44 (43.56%) MS Exchange
7 44 (43.56%) NetApp
8 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (40.59%) vSphere
10 40 (39.60%) XenDesktop
10 40 (39.60%) MCITP
10 40 (39.60%) Cisco
11 39 (38.61%) Hyper-V
12 33 (32.67%) XenApp
12 33 (32.67%) HP
12 33 (32.67%) Citrix Certification
13 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
13 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
13 28 (27.72%) NCDA
14 26 (25.74%) EMC
14 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (24.75%) CCA
15 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
15 25 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (23.76%) ITIL
17 22 (21.78%) NCIE
18 21 (20.79%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (43.56%) MS Exchange
2 25 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (11.88%) IIS
5 11 (10.89%) Lync
6 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.75%) TCP/IP
2 21 (20.79%) SAN
3 18 (17.82%) Firewall
4 16 (15.84%) NetScaler
4 16 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (13.86%) DNS
6 12 (11.88%) VPN
7 11 (10.89%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (10.89%) iSCSI
7 11 (10.89%) DHCP
8 10 (9.90%) NAS
9 8 (7.92%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (7.92%) WAAS
10 4 (3.96%) LAN
10 4 (3.96%) WAN
10 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.97%) Intranet
11 3 (2.97%) Internet
12 2 (1.98%) DDNS
12 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (42.57%) Consultant
2 27 (26.73%) Architect
3 17 (16.83%) Support Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Technical Architect
4 15 (14.85%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Administrator
5 13 (12.87%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (10.89%) FlexPod Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) Storage Consultant
8 8 (7.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.92%) IT Support
8 8 (7.92%) Senior IT Support
8 8 (7.92%) VMware Consultant
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (6.93%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Application Packaging
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
1 3 (2.97%) Web Services
1 3 (2.97%) XML
2 1 (0.99%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) FlexPod
2 6 (5.94%) CLARiiON
2 6 (5.94%) Celerra
3 5 (4.95%) Clustering
3 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (64.36%) Windows
2 42 (41.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (5.94%) Linux
8 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.86%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.88%) Project Management
5 7 (6.93%) Business Development
5 7 (6.93%) Time Management
6 4 (3.96%) Change Control
7 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (0.99%) QMS
8 1 (0.99%) Email Management
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.99%) Asset Management
8 1 (0.99%) Data Management
8 1 (0.99%) TOGAF
8 1 (0.99%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.99%) Change Management
8 1 (0.99%) ERP
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) VBScript
3 3 (2.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (53.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (46.53%) MCSE
3 40 (39.60%) MCITP
4 33 (32.67%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (27.72%) NCDA
6 25 (24.75%) CCA
7 22 (21.78%) NCIE
8 19 (18.81%) VCAP
9 18 (17.82%) CCEE
10 17 (16.83%) CCNA
10 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (15.84%) MCSA
11 16 (15.84%) MCTS
11 16 (15.84%) VTSP
12 13 (12.87%) VCDX
13 10 (9.90%) Degree
14 9 (8.91%) VCP5
14 9 (8.91%) CCIA
14 9 (8.91%) MCP
15 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (83.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (53.47%) Active Directory
3 41 (40.59%) vSphere
4 40 (39.60%) XenDesktop
5 39 (38.61%) Hyper-V
6 33 (32.67%) XenApp
7 21 (20.79%) VMware ESX
8 14 (13.86%) XenServer
9 11 (10.89%) vCloud
9 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (6.93%) Terminal Services
11 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
13 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (2.97%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.99%) KVM
14 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.92%) SCCM
3 5 (4.95%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.95%) ARCserve
4 4 (3.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) XenMobile
5 3 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.97%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.99%) Legato
6 1 (0.99%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 66 (65.35%) Citrix
3 44 (43.56%) NetApp
4 40 (39.60%) Cisco
5 33 (32.67%) HP
6 26 (25.74%) EMC
7 19 (18.81%) Dell
8 13 (12.87%) IBM
9 8 (7.92%) Siemens
9 8 (7.92%) Mitel
10 7 (6.93%) Veeam
10 7 (6.93%) Symantec
11 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.95%) CommVault
12 4 (3.96%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.96%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.97%) Finjan
13 3 (2.97%) AppSense
14 2 (1.98%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package + shares
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 23 hours ago