Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 270 339 326
Rank change year-on-year +69 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 70 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.00% 1.11% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 25 39
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -23.08%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,500 £47,300
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 2,332 2,514 2,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.00% 20.76% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,517 1,879 2,193
North West median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £66,312 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +44 51 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Cheshire +40 13 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Merseyside - 5 £35,000 -
Lancashire -22 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 51 (72.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (61.43%) Cisco
6 39 (55.71%) MCSA
7 37 (52.86%) Azure
8 36 (51.43%) CCNA
8 36 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
9 33 (47.14%) Hyper-V
9 33 (47.14%) Office 365
10 32 (45.71%) Windows
11 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
12 26 (37.14%) DNS
12 26 (37.14%) DHCP
13 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
14 23 (32.86%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (32.86%) NetApp
15 21 (30.00%) ITIL
16 20 (28.57%) HP
17 19 (27.14%) Change Management
18 18 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (25.71%) AWS
19 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (24.29%) SSCP
19 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
19 17 (24.29%) MCP
19 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
20 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 16 (22.86%) Replication

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 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.86%) Azure
2 33 (47.14%) Office 365
3 18 (25.71%) AWS
4 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.14%) DHCP
1 26 (37.14%) DNS
2 15 (21.43%) SAN
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (17.14%) FCoE
3 12 (17.14%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (17.14%) iSCSI
3 12 (17.14%) Software-Defined Networking
3 12 (17.14%) VSAN
4 11 (15.71%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) NAS
6 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.71%) WAN
8 3 (4.29%) LAN
8 3 (4.29%) MPLS
8 3 (4.29%) VoIP
8 3 (4.29%) VPN
8 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Network Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 10 (14.29%) IT Support
6 10 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Network Support
6 10 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Principal Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) ICT Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (17.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Replication
2 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 13 (18.57%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (17.14%) FlexPod
5 9 (12.86%) PlayStation
5 9 (12.86%) Xbox
6 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
7 3 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Data ONTAP
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Linux
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE
8 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (30.00%) ITIL
3 19 (27.14%) Change Management
4 18 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (21.43%) Migration
7 14 (20.00%) Presales
8 13 (18.57%) Change Control
8 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (18.57%) Project Delivery
8 13 (18.57%) Project Management
9 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2
10 10 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 10 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (12.86%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (11.43%) Commercial Awareness
13 7 (10.00%) IT Strategy
14 5 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) C
2 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (68.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (55.71%) MCSA
3 36 (51.43%) CCNA
3 36 (51.43%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (24.29%) MCP
4 17 (24.29%) SSCP
5 15 (21.43%) MCSE
6 12 (17.14%) Degree
7 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 10 (14.29%) VCP6
8 6 (8.57%) CCNP
8 6 (8.57%) VCAP
9 5 (7.14%) MCITP
9 5 (7.14%) NCDA
9 5 (7.14%) NCIE
10 3 (4.29%) CISMP
11 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) PMO
2 11 (15.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (72.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (47.14%) Hyper-V
3 31 (44.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.14%) NFS
4 12 (17.14%) VMware NSX
5 6 (8.57%) vSphere
6 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 43 (61.43%) Cisco
4 23 (32.86%) NetApp
5 20 (28.57%) HP
6 14 (20.00%) Veeam
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix
8 4 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (4.29%) Apple
9 3 (4.29%) Dell
9 3 (4.29%) EMC
10 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (2.86%) Virgin Media
11 1 (1.43%) Capita
11 1 (1.43%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) Ivanti
11 1 (1.43%) Red Hat