The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 +28  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.61% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 2.42% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £55,000 £48,200
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 217 331 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.17% 25.36% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 144 270 292
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Cheshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Northwich 0 1 £47,500 -13.63%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) MCSA
4 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (73.33%) MCITP
5 11 (73.33%) ITIL
5 11 (73.33%) MCSE
5 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
6 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (66.67%) Windows
6 10 (66.67%) vSphere
7 9 (60.00%) Process Improvement
8 8 (53.33%) vRealize
9 7 (46.67%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (20.00%) NetApp
10 3 (20.00%) NCDA
11 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp
11 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
11 2 (13.33%) Statistics
11 2 (13.33%) Degree

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) MCSA
3 11 (73.33%) MCITP
3 11 (73.33%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) NCDA
5 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Firmware
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) vRealize
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Draytek
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
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