The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 64
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 0 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.47% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.77% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 14
Median salary - £51,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.93%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 226 249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.60% 26.62% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 86 192 201
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Bedfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VCP6
2 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) 3Com
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Operations Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technology Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VCP6
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCMSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCSM
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) 3Com
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint