Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 291 279
Rank change year-on-year +42 -12 -69
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 74 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 1.60% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 44
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,950 £51,900
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

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 2390 3005 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.44% 26.37% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2201 2172
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
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% - -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Birmingham +58 54 £40,000 -6.57% 1
Worcestershire -2 8 £45,000 -
Solihull +1 6 £37,000 - 1
Warwickshire 0 3 £34,000 +13.33%
Staffordshire +5 1 £32,000 -32.63% 1
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 64 (86.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (82.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (78.38%) Windows
5 53 (71.62%) MCSE
6 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
7 40 (54.05%) Hyper-V
8 39 (52.70%) MCSA
9 36 (48.65%) Windows Server
10 31 (41.89%) Citrix
11 29 (39.19%) SAN
11 29 (39.19%) Data Centre
12 27 (36.49%) MCITP
13 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (24.32%) Veeam
15 18 (24.32%) vSphere
16 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
16 16 (21.62%) Backup Exec
16 16 (21.62%) NetApp
16 16 (21.62%) ITIL
16 16 (21.62%) Office 365
17 15 (20.27%) Cisco
17 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (18.92%) Driving Licence
18 14 (18.92%) Presales
19 13 (17.57%) SCOM
19 13 (17.57%) CCA
19 13 (17.57%) Citrix Certification

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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (16.22%) IIS
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Office 365
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) SAN
2 7 (9.46%) iSCSI
3 5 (6.76%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) Firewall
5 3 (4.05%) NaaS
5 3 (4.05%) NAS
5 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) Wireless
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
1 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Consultant
3 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Server Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Presales Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Wintel Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (18.92%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.11%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.57%) Linux
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Presales
3 11 (14.86%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Line Management
4 8 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (5.41%) Business Development
6 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.70%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.70%) DNA
8 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
2 11 (14.86%) VBScript
3 3 (4.05%) C
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (82.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (71.62%) MCSE
3 39 (52.70%) MCSA
4 27 (36.49%) MCITP
5 13 (17.57%) CCA
5 13 (17.57%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (13.51%) MCP
7 9 (12.16%) VCP4
7 9 (12.16%) VCP5
8 8 (10.81%) CCNA
8 8 (10.81%) CCNP
8 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (8.11%) HP ASE
10 5 (6.76%) Degree
11 4 (5.41%) VCAP
11 4 (5.41%) VCDX
12 3 (4.05%) CCDA
12 3 (4.05%) CCDP
13 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (86.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
3 40 (54.05%) Hyper-V
4 18 (24.32%) vSphere
5 10 (13.51%) XenApp
6 7 (9.46%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Backup Exec
2 13 (17.57%) SCOM
3 10 (13.51%) SCCM
4 7 (9.46%) WSUS
5 5 (6.76%) MOM
5 5 (6.76%) vCenter Server
6 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 31 (41.89%) Citrix
4 18 (24.32%) Veeam
5 16 (21.62%) NetApp
6 15 (20.27%) Cisco
7 11 (14.86%) HP
8 7 (9.46%) IBM
9 5 (6.76%) Symantec
10 4 (5.41%) arcserve
10 4 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (5.41%) Juniper
10 4 (5.41%) McAfee
10 4 (5.41%) SAP
10 4 (5.41%) Sophos
10 4 (5.41%) Veritas
11 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.70%) Nimble Storage