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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 174 150 177
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 30 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.97% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 3.49% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 21
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1304 1205 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 27.89% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 943 1153
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 26 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Dudley -6 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Coventry -18 2 £36,500 -30.47% 2
Halesowen - 1 £33,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 85 (86.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 76 (77.55%) Citrix
5 75 (76.53%) Active Directory
5 75 (76.53%) Windows
6 63 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (58.16%) MCSE
8 44 (44.90%) Cisco
9 42 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (42.86%) vSphere
10 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
11 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
12 38 (38.78%) VMware ESX
13 33 (33.67%) MCITP
13 33 (33.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (31.63%) XenApp
16 30 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (30.61%) NetApp
17 28 (28.57%) MCSA
18 27 (27.55%) CCA
19 26 (26.53%) EMC
19 26 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
20 25 (25.51%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (22.45%) SAN
21 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
21 22 (22.45%) XenDesktop
22 21 (21.43%) VTSP
23 20 (20.41%) vCloud

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 33 (33.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (17.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 17 (17.35%) IIS
6 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (13.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.06%) Lync
10 1 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) SAN
2 18 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (14.29%) WAAS
4 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.22%) DNS
5 11 (11.22%) DHCP
6 8 (8.16%) WAN
6 8 (8.16%) NetScaler
7 7 (7.14%) VPN
7 7 (7.14%) Firewall
8 6 (6.12%) LAN
9 5 (5.10%) Intranet
9 5 (5.10%) Internet
10 4 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.04%) MPLS
12 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.04%) VLAN
13 1 (1.02%) NAS
13 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) ProC
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Architect
2 24 (24.49%) Consultant
3 12 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Virtualisation Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Wintel Support
5 9 (9.18%) Wintel Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.16%) Server Support
6 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) Storage Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) FlexPod Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Technology Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Designer
9 5 (5.10%) Data Centre Technician
9 5 (5.10%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
1 5 (5.10%) Web Services
1 5 (5.10%) XML
2 2 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Clustering
1 13 (13.27%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.16%) CLARiiON
2 8 (8.16%) FlexPod
2 8 (8.16%) Celerra
3 4 (4.08%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (76.53%) Windows
2 42 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) Linux
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.06%) UNIX
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) CentOS
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
9 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (12.24%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) Change Control
4 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.10%) Operations Management
5 5 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.04%) Migration
6 2 (2.04%) Service Management
6 2 (2.04%) Process Management
6 2 (2.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.04%) Change Management
6 2 (2.04%) CRM
6 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.04%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.04%) Email Management
6 2 (2.04%) Data Management
7 1 (1.02%) Use Case
7 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) VBScript
3 5 (5.10%) VB
4 2 (2.04%) C
5 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (58.16%) MCSE
3 33 (33.67%) MCITP
4 32 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (28.57%) MCSA
6 27 (27.55%) CCA
7 21 (21.43%) VTSP
8 20 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (19.39%) CCNA
10 18 (18.37%) MCP
10 18 (18.37%) NCDA
10 18 (18.37%) NCIE
11 16 (16.33%) VCAP
12 13 (13.27%) CCEE
13 11 (11.22%) VCP4
14 10 (10.20%) MCTS
14 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
15 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
15 9 (9.18%) CCEA
16 8 (8.16%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (86.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (76.53%) Active Directory
3 42 (42.86%) vSphere
4 39 (39.80%) Hyper-V
5 38 (38.78%) VMware ESX
6 31 (31.63%) XenApp
7 22 (22.45%) XenDesktop
8 20 (20.41%) vCloud
9 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (10.20%) Terminal Services
11 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (1.02%) XenServer
14 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Backup Exec
2 12 (12.24%) SCOM
3 10 (10.20%) MOM
3 10 (10.20%) WSUS
4 9 (9.18%) NetBackup
5 8 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (7.14%) XenMobile
7 6 (6.12%) ARCserve
8 5 (5.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (5.10%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
10 3 (3.06%) SCCM
11 2 (2.04%) Legato
12 1 (1.02%) Cacti
12 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 76 (77.55%) Citrix
4 44 (44.90%) Cisco
5 30 (30.61%) NetApp
6 26 (26.53%) EMC
7 18 (18.37%) HP
8 14 (14.29%) Symantec
9 11 (11.22%) CommVault
10 8 (8.16%) 3PAR
11 7 (7.14%) IBM
12 6 (6.12%) Dell
13 5 (5.10%) Finjan
13 5 (5.10%) Avaya
14 2 (2.04%) AppSense
15 1 (1.02%) Mitel
15 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
15 1 (1.02%) Veeam
15 1 (1.02%) Riverbed
15 1 (1.02%) F5
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Health + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago