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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 68 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 7 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.25% 0.15% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 0.69% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £37,500 £43,150
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 145 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.82% 22.27% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 114 128 140
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Cardiff

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) CCNA
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) CCA
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) vSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) SaaS
7 3 (25.00%) PaaS
7 3 (25.00%) IaaS

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) ADSL
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCA
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam