Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VCP4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 - 316
Rank change year-on-year - +316 -10
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% - 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% - 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 - £38,250
10th Percentile £35,875 - £35,925
90th Percentile £39,375 - £41,975
England median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +13.33%

VCP4 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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,235 2,654 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.81% 25.32% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 1,935 2,020
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VCP4
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VCP4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VCP4 in the West Midlands

VCP4
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VCP4 in the West Midlands

VCP4
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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
Solihull - 6 £37,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £38,750 -
VCP4
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing VCP4 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VCP4.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) SCOM
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Veritas
3 6 (54.55%) arcserve
3 6 (54.55%) VCP5
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) MOM
4 5 (45.45%) WSUS
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee

VCP4
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Wintel Specialist
1 6 (54.55%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Wintel Support
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (54.55%) VCP5
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCOM
2 5 (45.45%) MOM
2 5 (45.45%) vCenter Server
2 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) arcserve
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Veritas
3 4 (36.36%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec