The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 129 128
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 3 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% 0.42% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 1.15% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 20
Median salary £38,750 £52,000 £71,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.48% -27.01%  
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 445 693 1001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.41% 36.45% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 297 538 593
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) VLAN
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
6 5 (45.45%) NAS
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) vCloud
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) EMC
8 2 (18.18%) arcserve
8 2 (18.18%) CommVault
8 2 (18.18%) Data Management
8 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
8 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) VLAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) vCloud
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) arcserve
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam