Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 272 292
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 -30
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 38 60 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 2.52% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 46
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £36,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £53,625 £53,750 £53,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%

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 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 2,352 2,382 3,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.96% 23.94% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,902 2,335
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,545 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +1.36% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,080 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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

Job postings citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the West Midlands

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Birmingham -18 24 £42,500 +2.41% 4
Dudley - 5 £26,000 -
Solihull +3 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +17 1 £40,000 +25.00%
Shropshire - 1 £26,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (86.84%) Windows Server
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 28 (73.68%) MCSE
4 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (65.79%) MCSA
6 21 (55.26%) Office 365
6 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (52.63%) DHCP
7 20 (52.63%) DNS
8 19 (50.00%) NetApp
8 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (47.37%) Data Centre
10 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (44.74%) SCCM
10 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
11 16 (42.11%) Windows 8
12 15 (39.47%) MCITP
12 15 (39.47%) Nimble Storage
13 14 (36.84%) WSUS
14 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 11 (28.95%) Degree
16 10 (26.32%) vSphere
16 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
17 9 (23.68%) ITIL
17 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Office 365
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DHCP
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (7.89%) NAS
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) SMS
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Leader
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Server Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (13.16%) Replication
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Team
5 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.63%) CMDB
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
1 33 (86.84%) Windows Server
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 8
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Server Management
5 6 (15.79%) DNA
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (13.16%) ITSM
6 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 5 (13.16%) Time Management
6 5 (13.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) Presales
8 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.26%) Business Development
8 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 6 (15.79%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (73.68%) MCSE
3 25 (65.79%) MCSA
4 15 (39.47%) MCITP
5 11 (28.95%) Degree
6 7 (18.42%) MCP
7 5 (13.16%) HNC
8 4 (10.53%) CCNA
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.89%) CISM
9 3 (7.89%) CISSP
10 1 (2.63%) CCNP
10 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
10 1 (2.63%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) vSphere
3 8 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.42%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) SCCM
2 14 (36.84%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) NetApp
4 15 (39.47%) Nimble Storage
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) Veeam
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
7 5 (13.16%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) Ivanti
10 1 (2.63%) Apple
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (2.63%) BMC
10 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.63%) Juniper
10 1 (2.63%) Sophos
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard