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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 178 151 169
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 37 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 4.32% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 26
Average salary £37,250 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.29% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1498 1296 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.51% 26.12% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1050 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 29 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Coventry -27 4 £39,000 -12.35% 1
Worcestershire +14 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Staffordshire -1 1 £36,000 +20.00%
Dudley -6 1 £25,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire -7 1 £31,000 -21.01%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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).

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 94 (87.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (85.98%) Microsoft
4 83 (77.57%) Citrix
5 79 (73.83%) Windows
6 77 (71.96%) Active Directory
7 71 (66.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (62.62%) MCSE
9 51 (47.66%) Cisco
10 50 (46.73%) vSphere
11 45 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 45 (42.06%) MCITP
11 45 (42.06%) MS Exchange
12 44 (41.12%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (41.12%) XenApp
13 42 (39.25%) Hyper-V
13 42 (39.25%) NetApp
14 39 (36.45%) CCA
15 38 (35.51%) XenDesktop
15 38 (35.51%) VMware ESX
16 37 (34.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 36 (33.64%) EMC
18 35 (32.71%) Exchange Server 2007
19 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2003
19 30 (28.04%) Disaster Recovery
20 28 (26.17%) NCDA
21 27 (25.23%) MCSA
21 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
22 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
22 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (42.06%) MS Exchange
2 37 (34.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (32.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (16.82%) IIS
6 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2000
6 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (11.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.87%) Lync
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) SAN
1 23 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
3 18 (16.82%) WAAS
4 17 (15.89%) NetScaler
5 12 (11.21%) DHCP
5 12 (11.21%) DNS
6 11 (10.28%) Firewall
7 10 (9.35%) iSCSI
8 9 (8.41%) VPN
8 9 (8.41%) WAN
9 8 (7.48%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (6.54%) NAS
11 6 (5.61%) LAN
12 5 (4.67%) Intranet
12 5 (4.67%) Internet
12 5 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (2.80%) BGP
14 2 (1.87%) MPLS
14 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (16.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) ProC
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Architect
2 28 (26.17%) Consultant
3 16 (14.95%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Storage Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (11.21%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (9.35%) Wintel Support
6 9 (8.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 8 (7.48%) Server Support
7 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Wintel Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Wintel Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) IT Support
8 7 (6.54%) Senior IT Support
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
1 5 (4.67%) Web Services
1 5 (4.67%) XML
1 5 (4.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) CLARiiON
1 12 (11.21%) Clustering
1 12 (11.21%) Celerra
1 12 (11.21%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.41%) FlexPod
3 4 (3.74%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 79 (73.83%) Windows
2 45 (42.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.61%) Linux
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.87%) UNIX
9 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (14.95%) ITIL
3 11 (10.28%) Change Control
4 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.67%) Operations Management
6 3 (2.80%) Data Management
6 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.87%) Email Management
8 1 (0.93%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.93%) Use Case
8 1 (0.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.93%) Capacity Management
8 1 (0.93%) Migration
8 1 (0.93%) CRM
8 1 (0.93%) Service Management
8 1 (0.93%) Process Management
8 1 (0.93%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.41%) SQL
3 4 (3.74%) VBScript
3 4 (3.74%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (66.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (62.62%) MCSE
3 45 (42.06%) MCITP
4 44 (41.12%) Citrix Certification
5 39 (36.45%) CCA
6 28 (26.17%) NCDA
7 27 (25.23%) MCSA
8 26 (24.30%) VTSP
9 22 (20.56%) NCIE
9 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (19.63%) CCNA
11 20 (18.69%) VCAP
12 17 (15.89%) MCP
12 17 (15.89%) MCTS
13 16 (14.95%) CCEE
14 12 (11.21%) CCIA
14 12 (11.21%) CCEA
15 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.28%) VCP4
16 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (87.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (71.96%) Active Directory
3 50 (46.73%) vSphere
4 44 (41.12%) XenApp
5 42 (39.25%) Hyper-V
6 38 (35.51%) XenDesktop
6 38 (35.51%) VMware ESX
7 25 (23.36%) vCloud
8 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (9.35%) Terminal Services
10 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) Backup Exec
2 13 (12.15%) SCOM
3 10 (9.35%) XenMobile
3 10 (9.35%) WSUS
3 10 (9.35%) MOM
4 8 (7.48%) NetBackup
5 7 (6.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (5.61%) SCCM
7 5 (4.67%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (4.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (4.67%) ARCserve
8 4 (3.74%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.80%) Legato
10 1 (0.93%) Nagios
10 1 (0.93%) Cacti
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (85.98%) Microsoft
3 83 (77.57%) Citrix
4 51 (47.66%) Cisco
5 42 (39.25%) NetApp
6 36 (33.64%) EMC
7 25 (23.36%) HP
8 14 (13.08%) Symantec
9 13 (12.15%) IBM
10 12 (11.21%) CommVault
10 12 (11.21%) 3PAR
11 7 (6.54%) Siemens
11 7 (6.54%) Mitel
12 6 (5.61%) Dell
13 5 (4.67%) Avaya
13 5 (4.67%) AppSense
13 5 (4.67%) Finjan
14 1 (0.93%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.93%) Veeam
14 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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