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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 213 184
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 26 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.69% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 28
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £51,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1067 1656 1318
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 22.97% 27.25% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1263 1052
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Worcestershire -5 11 £40,000 +21.21%
Birmingham +15 8 £40,000 -
Coventry +15 3 £53,000 +32.50%
Dudley +6 1 £17,500 -56.25%
Staffordshire +4 1 £34,000 -32.00%
West Bromwich - 1 £48,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 30 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
5 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (44.23%) MCSE
8 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
9 20 (38.46%) Citrix
10 17 (32.69%) MCSA
11 16 (30.77%) Project Management
12 15 (28.85%) SAN
13 14 (26.92%) NetApp
14 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 12 (23.08%) ITIL
16 11 (21.15%) Linux
16 11 (21.15%) vSphere
16 11 (21.15%) NCDA
16 11 (21.15%) NCIE
16 11 (21.15%) Office 365
17 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 9 (17.31%) IIS
18 9 (17.31%) Cisco
18 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
18 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
19 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
19 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (15.38%) MCITP
19 8 (15.38%) Veeam

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related 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 9 (17.31%) IIS
1 9 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Office 365
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) NAS
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall
4 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
5 2 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) DB2
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Advertising
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Architect
5 9 (17.31%) IT Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) NetApp Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.77%) IT Technical Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Project Leader
9 2 (3.85%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Linux
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Unix
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Project Management
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Presales
4 5 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.69%) Line Management
5 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITSM
7 2 (3.85%) Logistics
7 2 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.85%) C
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (44.23%) MCSE
3 17 (32.69%) MCSA
4 11 (21.15%) NCDA
4 11 (21.15%) NCIE
5 8 (15.38%) MCITP
6 6 (11.54%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (7.69%) MCP
8 3 (5.77%) CCNA
8 3 (5.77%) CCNP
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.85%) CCDA
9 2 (3.85%) CCDP
9 2 (3.85%) NCSA
10 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.92%) VCP5
10 1 (1.92%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
3 13 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (21.15%) vSphere
5 6 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (5.77%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) NetApp
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) Veeam
7 6 (11.54%) HP
8 5 (9.62%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.85%) EMC
11 1 (1.92%) BMC
11 1 (1.92%) Dell
11 1 (1.92%) IBM
11 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle
11 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.92%) Remedy
11 1 (1.92%) Symantec
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago