Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VCP5 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 342 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 - +325
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.009% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.033% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median annual salary £56,250 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% +5.56%

VCP5 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 2361 3041 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.42% 26.36% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 2231 2211
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VCP5
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VCP5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VCP5 in the West Midlands

VCP5
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VCP5 in the West Midlands

VCP5
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 VCP5 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 3 £34,000 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Solihull - 2 - - 3
VCP5
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (28.57%) VCP4
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

VCP5
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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) VCP4
4 2 (28.57%) VCP6
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) arcserve
3 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (28.57%) McAfee
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas