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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 77 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 +40  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.62% 0.84% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 3.69% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,500 £32,375
10% offered a salary of more than £42,375 £57,500 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 322 217 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.21% 22.87% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 517 382 690
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £53,975
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 28 June 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 -10 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) MCSE
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) CCA
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (53.33%) MCITP
6 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
8 5 (33.33%) LAN
8 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) XenApp
9 3 (20.00%) Veeam
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) MCSA

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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) MCSE
3 10 (66.67%) CCA
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (53.33%) MCITP
5 3 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (13.33%) NCDA
7 1 (6.67%) CCNA
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
6 1 (6.67%) Firmware
6 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.67%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago