Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 280 260
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20 +43
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 35 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.33% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 1.22% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 60
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,200 £23,800 £36,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 2,008 2,454 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.37% 27.20% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,577 1,904
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,825
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £64,738
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +36 15 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Warwickshire - 9 £47,500 - 3
Coventry +14 3 £31,000 -
Solihull -11 3 £50,500 +12.22%
Staffordshire +4 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Shropshire +3 1 £40,000 +50.94%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (94.29%) MCSE
2 33 (94.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (85.71%) Windows
4 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 24 (68.57%) MCSA
6 22 (62.86%) Azure
6 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
7 18 (51.43%) DHCP
7 18 (51.43%) DNS
8 17 (48.57%) Office 365
9 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (37.14%) SCCM
9 13 (37.14%) Cisco
10 12 (34.29%) ITIL
10 12 (34.29%) Clustering
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (31.43%) Project Management
11 11 (31.43%) Firewall
11 11 (31.43%) Line Management
11 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
12 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
12 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
12 9 (25.71%) Wireless
12 9 (25.71%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) CCNP
13 8 (22.86%) SLA

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Azure
2 17 (48.57%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DHCP
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) Wireless
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (11.43%) Network Security
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) NaaS
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) VSAN
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Team Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (17.14%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.57%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Line Management
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 7 (20.00%) Network Design
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Change Control
6 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (8.57%) DNA
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Server Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.71%) Project Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (5.71%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) MCSE
1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (68.57%) MCSA
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (25.71%) CCNP
5 7 (20.00%) CCSE
6 6 (17.14%) MCITP
7 5 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (11.43%) CCNA
9 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) CCA
10 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.86%) HP ASE
10 1 (2.86%) HP MASE
10 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) SCCM
2 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) WSUS
4 3 (8.57%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Cisco
4 9 (25.71%) Fortinet
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 8 (22.86%) Meraki
5 8 (22.86%) Palo Alto
6 7 (20.00%) Aruba
6 7 (20.00%) NetApp
7 6 (17.14%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (11.43%) Veeam
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.71%) Sophos
11 1 (2.86%) Apple
11 1 (2.86%) Brocade
11 1 (2.86%) CommVault
11 1 (2.86%) Dell
11 1 (2.86%) Oracle