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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 215 208
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 33 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.44% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 1.81% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 48
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £36,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1440 1378 1794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.67% 24.05% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1120 1377
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 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
Manchester -22 15 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Merseyside +1 12 £45,000 -
Cheshire -5 5 £37,500 -28.57% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (65.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
5 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
7 26 (47.27%) MCSE
8 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
9 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (36.36%) MCITP
10 19 (34.55%) NetApp
10 19 (34.55%) ITIL
11 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
11 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (30.91%) Cisco
13 16 (29.09%) Linux
14 15 (27.27%) MCSA
14 15 (27.27%) vSphere
15 14 (25.45%) SQL
15 14 (25.45%) CCNA
15 14 (25.45%) Firewall
16 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (21.82%) NCDA
18 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
19 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
19 10 (18.18%) IIS
19 10 (18.18%) LAN

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 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) IIS
3 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.27%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Office 365
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) LAN
2 10 (18.18%) WAN
3 9 (16.36%) VoIP
4 8 (14.55%) VPN
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (9.09%) DNS
7 4 (7.27%) Wireless
8 3 (5.45%) ISDN
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security
9 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 2 (3.64%) Skype
9 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.82%) DHCP
10 1 (1.82%) MPLS
10 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) IT Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Server Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) VMware Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) FlexPod
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.09%) Linux
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 4 (7.27%) Debian
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (14.55%) Change Management
4 7 (12.73%) Change Control
4 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
4 7 (12.73%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) Business Development
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.45%) Document Management
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.64%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (47.27%) MCSE
3 20 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (36.36%) MCITP
4 15 (27.27%) MCSA
5 14 (25.45%) CCNA
6 12 (21.82%) NCDA
7 7 (12.73%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) CCNP
8 5 (9.09%) VCAP
9 4 (7.27%) RHCE
9 4 (7.27%) RHCSA
10 3 (5.45%) CCSE
10 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (5.45%) NCIE
10 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.64%) CCA
11 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.27%) vSphere
4 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) KVM
5 4 (7.27%) Varnish
5 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) vRealize
2 4 (7.27%) cPanel
2 4 (7.27%) Plesk
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) NetApp
4 17 (30.91%) Cisco
5 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.73%) Citrix
7 4 (7.27%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (7.27%) EqualLogic
8 3 (5.45%) Avaya
8 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.45%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) IBM
10 1 (1.82%) Draytek
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) F5
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) Meraki
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University Of Manchester
Salary: From £39,324 to £48,327 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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