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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 145 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 68 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.72% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 56
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
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
1507 1612 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.54% 29.17% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1400 1120
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 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 1 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 +6 41 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry -5 13 £38,500 -19.79% 1
Warwickshire - 9 £31,500 -
Worcestershire +2 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire - 2 £30,000 -
Staffordshire -10 1 £32,500 -26.96%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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).

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 95 (84.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (73.45%) Microsoft
4 81 (71.68%) Windows
5 80 (70.80%) Citrix
6 73 (64.60%) Active Directory
7 63 (55.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (53.10%) MCSE
9 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
10 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (42.48%) MCITP
12 46 (40.71%) vSphere
13 45 (39.82%) Cisco
14 44 (38.94%) NetApp
14 44 (38.94%) XenDesktop
15 41 (36.28%) Hyper-V
16 40 (35.40%) Citrix Certification
17 38 (33.63%) XenApp
18 36 (31.86%) Exchange Server 2007
18 36 (31.86%) CCA
18 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
19 32 (28.32%) NCDA
20 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
21 29 (25.66%) MS Excel
21 29 (25.66%) HP
21 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (24.78%) EMC
22 28 (24.78%) ITIL
23 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
24 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 54 (47.79%) MS Exchange
2 36 (31.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (15.04%) IIS
6 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2000
6 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (8.85%) Lync
7 10 (8.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (25.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.43%) TCP/IP
2 24 (21.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (20.35%) SAN
4 20 (17.70%) DNS
5 19 (16.81%) Firewall
6 18 (15.93%) VPN
7 17 (15.04%) DHCP
8 15 (13.27%) NetScaler
9 14 (12.39%) WAAS
9 14 (12.39%) iSCSI
10 12 (10.62%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (8.85%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (7.96%) NAS
13 6 (5.31%) WAN
14 4 (3.54%) LAN
14 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (2.65%) Intranet
15 3 (2.65%) Internet
16 2 (1.77%) BGP
16 2 (1.77%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 20 (17.70%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (36.28%) Consultant
2 26 (23.01%) Architect
3 19 (16.81%) Support Engineer
4 17 (15.04%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (13.27%) Administrator
6 14 (12.39%) Technical Architect
7 13 (11.50%) FlexPod Consultant
8 11 (9.73%) Storage Consultant
9 9 (7.96%) Senior Support Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) IT Support
9 9 (7.96%) Senior IT Support
10 8 (7.08%) Wintel Consultant
10 8 (7.08%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 8 (7.08%) Virtualisation Architect
10 8 (7.08%) VMware Consultant
10 8 (7.08%) Storage Architect
10 8 (7.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 8 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
1 3 (2.65%) XML
1 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) FlexPod
2 10 (8.85%) Clustering
2 10 (8.85%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.08%) Celerra
3 8 (7.08%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.54%) EqualLogic
4 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 81 (71.68%) Windows
2 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.16%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (5.31%) Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) ITIL
2 26 (23.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.73%) Project Management
5 9 (7.96%) Change Control
6 7 (6.19%) Business Development
6 7 (6.19%) Time Management
7 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.65%) Data Management
7 3 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (1.77%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.77%) Email Management
9 1 (0.88%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) VBScript
3 4 (3.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (53.10%) MCSE
3 48 (42.48%) MCITP
4 40 (35.40%) Citrix Certification
5 36 (31.86%) CCA
6 32 (28.32%) NCDA
7 25 (22.12%) NCIE
8 24 (21.24%) VTSP
9 23 (20.35%) MCSA
10 22 (19.47%) VCAP
11 19 (16.81%) CCNA
11 19 (16.81%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (15.93%) MCTS
13 16 (14.16%) CCEE
14 13 (11.50%) VCDX
15 11 (9.73%) MCP
16 9 (7.96%) CCEA
16 9 (7.96%) CCIA
17 8 (7.08%) VCP5
17 8 (7.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (84.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (64.60%) Active Directory
3 46 (40.71%) vSphere
4 44 (38.94%) XenDesktop
5 41 (36.28%) Hyper-V
6 38 (33.63%) XenApp
7 24 (21.24%) VMware ESX
8 16 (14.16%) vCloud
9 12 (10.62%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (7.96%) XenServer
10 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
12 4 (3.54%) VMware Server
13 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (2.65%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Backup Exec
2 9 (7.96%) SCCM
3 6 (5.31%) SCOM
3 6 (5.31%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.42%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.65%) Legato
5 3 (2.65%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.65%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) MOM
6 1 (0.88%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (73.45%) Microsoft
3 80 (70.80%) Citrix
4 45 (39.82%) Cisco
5 44 (38.94%) NetApp
6 29 (25.66%) HP
7 28 (24.78%) EMC
8 19 (16.81%) Dell
9 11 (9.73%) Symantec
10 10 (8.85%) IBM
11 9 (7.96%) Siemens
11 9 (7.96%) Mitel
11 9 (7.96%) 3PAR
12 8 (7.08%) CommVault
13 4 (3.54%) WatchGuard
13 4 (3.54%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.65%) Finjan
14 3 (2.65%) Avaya
14 3 (2.65%) Veeam
14 3 (2.65%) AppSense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 4 days ago