Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 310 245
Rank change year-on-year -32 -65 +38
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 20 48 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 1.73% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 94
North West median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.30% -6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £35,625 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,125 £47,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year - -1.73% -3.89%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,549 2,781 3,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.05% 22.55% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,937 2,143 2,492
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% -1.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the North West

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 13 £37,500 -
Cheshire -42 6 £54,500 +41.56% 1
Merseyside +22 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) SAN
4 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (60.00%) WAN
5 11 (55.00%) CCA
5 11 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (45.00%) MCSE
8 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) NetApp
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (30.00%) NCDA
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (25.00%) DHCP
11 4 (20.00%) VoIP
11 4 (20.00%) VPN
11 4 (20.00%) Web Services
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) vSphere
11 4 (20.00%) Office 365

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) Firewall
8 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Coaching
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCA
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix Certification
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCSE
3 6 (30.00%) NCDA
4 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Mitel
7 1 (5.00%) Capita
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam