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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 150 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 58 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 1.21% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 4.31% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 55
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £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
1466 1553 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.38% 28.13% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1316 1086
Average salary £41,498 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.74% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
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 11 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 11 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 -2 33 £55,000 +22.22%
Coventry +6 15 £38,500 -23.00%
Warwickshire +25 11 £31,500 -12.50%
Shropshire - 2 £30,000 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Staffordshire -14 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 11 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).

1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (81.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (63.73%) Citrix
4 64 (62.75%) Microsoft
5 62 (60.78%) Windows
6 54 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
8 45 (44.12%) MCSE
9 44 (43.14%) MS Exchange
9 44 (43.14%) NetApp
10 40 (39.22%) MCITP
10 40 (39.22%) vSphere
11 39 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (38.24%) Hyper-V
12 38 (37.25%) XenDesktop
12 38 (37.25%) Cisco
13 33 (32.35%) HP
14 32 (31.37%) XenApp
15 30 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
15 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
16 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
17 25 (24.51%) NCDA
18 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 24 (23.53%) ITIL
18 24 (23.53%) EMC
18 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
20 22 (21.57%) SAN
21 21 (20.59%) CCA
21 21 (20.59%) NCIE

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.76%) Lync
4 12 (11.76%) IIS
5 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (21.57%) SAN
3 16 (15.69%) Firewall
4 15 (14.71%) NetScaler
4 15 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (13.73%) DNS
6 12 (11.76%) VPN
7 11 (10.78%) DHCP
8 9 (8.82%) iSCSI
8 9 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (7.84%) NAS
9 8 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (6.86%) WAAS
11 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.92%) LAN
11 4 (3.92%) WAN
12 3 (2.94%) Intranet
12 3 (2.94%) Internet
13 2 (1.96%) DDNS
13 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Consultant
2 28 (27.45%) Architect
3 19 (18.63%) Technical Architect
4 15 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (12.75%) Administrator
6 11 (10.78%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 11 (10.78%) FlexPod Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) VMware Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) Storage Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (6.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) IT Support
10 6 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
11 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
1 3 (2.94%) XML
1 3 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.98%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) FlexPod
2 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.90%) CLARiiON
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 5 (4.90%) Celerra
3 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.94%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.78%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (14.71%) Windows 7
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (6.86%) Linux
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (6.86%) Business Development
5 7 (6.86%) Time Management
6 4 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.92%) Change Control
7 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.96%) PRINCE
8 2 (1.96%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.96%) QMS
9 1 (0.98%) Data Management
9 1 (0.98%) Change Management
9 1 (0.98%) ERP
9 1 (0.98%) Capacity Management
9 1 (0.98%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.94%) VBScript
3 3 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (44.12%) MCSE
3 40 (39.22%) MCITP
4 30 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (24.51%) NCDA
6 21 (20.59%) NCIE
6 21 (20.59%) CCA
7 19 (18.63%) VCAP
7 19 (18.63%) CCEE
8 16 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (15.69%) CCNA
9 15 (14.71%) MCSA
9 15 (14.71%) MCTS
9 15 (14.71%) VTSP
10 14 (13.73%) VCDX
11 10 (9.80%) Degree
12 9 (8.82%) MCP
12 9 (8.82%) CCIA
12 9 (8.82%) VCP5
13 7 (6.86%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (81.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
3 40 (39.22%) vSphere
4 39 (38.24%) Hyper-V
5 38 (37.25%) XenDesktop
6 32 (31.37%) XenApp
7 19 (18.63%) VMware ESX
8 15 (14.71%) XenServer
9 10 (9.80%) vCloud
10 9 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (6.86%) Terminal Services
12 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (3.92%) VMware Server
14 3 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (2.94%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.98%) NFS
15 1 (0.98%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.86%) SCCM
3 5 (4.90%) ARCserve
3 5 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.90%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.92%) SCOM
5 3 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.94%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (2.94%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.98%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.98%) Legato
6 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 102 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (63.73%) Citrix
3 64 (62.75%) Microsoft
4 44 (43.14%) NetApp
5 38 (37.25%) Cisco
6 33 (32.35%) HP
7 24 (23.53%) EMC
8 19 (18.63%) Dell
9 13 (12.75%) IBM
10 8 (7.84%) Veeam
11 7 (6.86%) Symantec
12 6 (5.88%) Mitel
12 6 (5.88%) Siemens
13 5 (4.90%) CommVault
14 4 (3.92%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.92%) SonicWALL
14 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
15 3 (2.94%) Finjan
15 3 (2.94%) AppSense
16 2 (1.96%) SAP