The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 135 101
Rank change year-on-year +19 -34  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.38% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.43% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 20
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £36,750 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £52,500 £60,000
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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 458 630 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.51% 26.37% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 325 438 429
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (52.00%) NetApp
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (48.00%) MCSE
5 11 (44.00%) NCDA
5 11 (44.00%) NCIE
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (24.00%) Office 365
9 6 (24.00%) MCSA
9 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
12 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (24.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Skype
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 9 (36.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) MCSE
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (44.00%) NCDA
2 11 (44.00%) NCIE
3 6 (24.00%) MCSA
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) NCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCA
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PMP
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) NetApp
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec