The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 203 179
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 29 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.73% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 2.35% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 70
Median salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,127 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.04% +10.85%  

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 South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1674 1614 1799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.60% 30.81% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1277 1421
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol -16 11 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Gloucestershire -6 7 £45,000 +21.62%
Wiltshire -9 6 £33,500 +4.68%
Dorset - 3 £65,000 - 2
Devon - 2 £32,500 - 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

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

1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (84.78%) Windows
3 36 (78.26%) Windows Server
4 34 (73.91%) CCNA
4 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (52.17%) Cisco
8 24 (52.17%) Firewall
9 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (43.48%) MCSE
11 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (32.61%) SAN
12 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (32.61%) ITIL
12 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
13 14 (30.43%) Linux
14 13 (28.26%) WAN
14 13 (28.26%) DHCP
14 13 (28.26%) DNS
15 12 (26.09%) CCNP
15 12 (26.09%) Office 365
16 11 (23.91%) LAN
16 11 (23.91%) Project Management
16 11 (23.91%) Citrix
16 11 (23.91%) NAS
17 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (19.57%) CentOS

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 15 (32.61%) SAN
3 13 (28.26%) DHCP
3 13 (28.26%) DNS
3 13 (28.26%) WAN
4 11 (23.91%) LAN
4 11 (23.91%) NAS
5 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.04%) Network Security
6 6 (13.04%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (13.04%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (8.70%) Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) 3rd Line Support
1 17 (36.96%) Support Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Linux Support
6 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Customer Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) IT Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) IT Support
7 6 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Wintel Support
7 6 (13.04%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 36 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 9 (19.57%) AIX
7 9 (19.57%) CentOS
8 7 (15.22%) Unix
8 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (13.04%) IT Strategy
4 6 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (13.04%) Test Management
5 5 (10.87%) Security Patching
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Presales
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Social Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.17%) Information Security
9 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.87%) C
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) CCNA
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (43.48%) MCSE
4 12 (26.09%) CCNP
5 9 (19.57%) MCP
6 8 (17.39%) CCA
6 8 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (17.39%) MCSA
6 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) CISM
7 6 (13.04%) CISSP
7 6 (13.04%) CNA
7 6 (13.04%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (13.04%) Novell Certification
7 6 (13.04%) SANS
7 6 (13.04%) SSCP
8 5 (10.87%) MCITP
8 5 (10.87%) MCTS
9 4 (8.70%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (19.57%) vSphere
5 5 (10.87%) XenApp
5 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (52.17%) Cisco
4 11 (23.91%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (17.39%) Dell
7 6 (13.04%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.35%) Remedy
8 2 (4.35%) SAP
8 2 (4.35%) Sophos
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
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