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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 144 159 147
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 73 55 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.79% 3.47% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 48 48
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1524 1583 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.49% 29.05% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1363 1124
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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)
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +7 45 £45,000 -5.26%
Coventry -12 14 £38,500 -19.79%
Warwickshire - 9 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £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 16 September 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).

1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 107 (84.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
4 91 (72.22%) Citrix
5 89 (70.63%) Windows
6 86 (68.25%) Active Directory
7 69 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 66 (52.38%) MCSE
9 63 (50.00%) MS Exchange
10 53 (42.06%) Cisco
10 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (40.48%) MCITP
12 50 (39.68%) Hyper-V
13 49 (38.89%) XenDesktop
13 49 (38.89%) vSphere
13 49 (38.89%) NetApp
14 46 (36.51%) Citrix Certification
15 44 (34.92%) XenApp
15 44 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2007
16 41 (32.54%) CCA
16 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
17 35 (27.78%) EMC
17 35 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
18 34 (26.98%) NCDA
19 33 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
20 32 (25.40%) HP
20 32 (25.40%) TCP/IP
20 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
21 29 (23.02%) ITIL
21 29 (23.02%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 44 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (15.08%) IIS
6 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (10.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (7.94%) Lync
10 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) TCP/IP
2 27 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (20.63%) SAN
4 21 (16.67%) DNS
5 19 (15.08%) VPN
6 18 (14.29%) WAAS
6 18 (14.29%) Firewall
6 18 (14.29%) DHCP
7 16 (12.70%) NetScaler
8 14 (11.11%) iSCSI
9 12 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (7.14%) NAS
10 9 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.56%) WAN
12 5 (3.97%) LAN
13 4 (3.17%) Intranet
13 4 (3.17%) Internet
13 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.59%) DDNS
14 2 (1.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) ProC
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (34.13%) Consultant
2 33 (26.19%) Architect
3 21 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 18 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 15 (11.90%) Administrator
6 14 (11.11%) FlexPod Consultant
7 12 (9.52%) Virtualisation Architect
8 11 (8.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) Storage Consultant
9 10 (7.94%) Storage Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Wintel Consultant
9 10 (7.94%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 9 (7.14%) IT Support
10 9 (7.14%) Senior IT Support
10 9 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) .NET
1 4 (3.17%) Web Services
1 4 (3.17%) XML
2 3 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) FlexPod
2 13 (10.32%) Blackberry
2 13 (10.32%) Clustering
3 10 (7.94%) CLARiiON
3 10 (7.94%) Celerra
4 5 (3.97%) EqualLogic
5 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (70.63%) Windows
2 53 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (4.76%) Linux
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (23.02%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.52%) Change Control
5 11 (8.73%) Project Management
6 7 (5.56%) Business Development
6 7 (5.56%) Time Management
6 7 (5.56%) Line Management
7 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.38%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.38%) Data Management
9 2 (1.59%) Email Management
9 2 (1.59%) Operations Management
10 1 (0.79%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (0.79%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.97%) VBScript
3 5 (3.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (52.38%) MCSE
3 51 (40.48%) MCITP
4 46 (36.51%) Citrix Certification
5 41 (32.54%) CCA
6 34 (26.98%) NCDA
7 29 (23.02%) VTSP
8 28 (22.22%) NCIE
9 25 (19.84%) MCSA
10 24 (19.05%) VCAP
11 19 (15.08%) CCNA
11 19 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (15.08%) MCTS
11 19 (15.08%) CCEE
12 16 (12.70%) MCP
13 12 (9.52%) VCDX
14 11 (8.73%) SC Cleared
14 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
15 10 (7.94%) CCEA
15 10 (7.94%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (84.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 50 (39.68%) Hyper-V
4 49 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 49 (38.89%) vSphere
5 44 (34.92%) XenApp
6 29 (23.02%) VMware ESX
7 22 (17.46%) vCloud
8 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (7.14%) Terminal Services
10 8 (6.35%) XenServer
11 4 (3.17%) Terminal Server
11 4 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.94%) SCCM
3 8 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (5.56%) SCOM
4 7 (5.56%) ARCserve
5 5 (3.97%) XenMobile
6 4 (3.17%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.38%) Legato
8 2 (1.59%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.79%) WSUS
9 1 (0.79%) MOM
9 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (76.98%) Microsoft
3 91 (72.22%) Citrix
4 53 (42.06%) Cisco
5 49 (38.89%) NetApp
6 35 (27.78%) EMC
7 32 (25.40%) HP
8 19 (15.08%) Dell
9 13 (10.32%) Symantec
10 11 (8.73%) 3PAR
10 11 (8.73%) IBM
11 9 (7.14%) Siemens
11 9 (7.14%) CommVault
11 9 (7.14%) Mitel
12 5 (3.97%) Avaya
13 4 (3.17%) Finjan
13 4 (3.17%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.17%) WatchGuard
14 3 (2.38%) AppSense
15 2 (1.59%) SAP