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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 222 184
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 28 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.38% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 1.45% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 38
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £51,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1242 1585 1493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.96% 26.02% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1138 1155
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Birmingham +8 18 £40,250 -15.26%
Worcestershire +6 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (72.22%) Windows
3 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
5 31 (57.41%) MCSE
5 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
6 30 (55.56%) MCSA
7 26 (48.15%) Hyper-V
8 22 (40.74%) Citrix
8 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
9 19 (35.19%) NetApp
10 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 18 (33.33%) IIS
10 18 (33.33%) vSphere
10 18 (33.33%) Backup Exec
10 18 (33.33%) MCITP
11 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (31.48%) Veeam
11 17 (31.48%) ITIL
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (27.78%) Driving Licence
13 14 (25.93%) SAP
14 13 (24.07%) Linux
15 12 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (20.37%) Cisco
17 10 (18.52%) SCCM
17 10 (18.52%) Office 365

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 18 (33.33%) IIS
1 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (9.26%) NAS
2 5 (9.26%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) NaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) DB2
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Storage Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) IT Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Collaboration Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.56%) IT Technical Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Linux
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.41%) Line Management
5 4 (7.41%) Presales
6 3 (5.56%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
1 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 8 (14.81%) VBScript
2 4 (7.41%) C
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (57.41%) MCSE
3 30 (55.56%) MCSA
4 18 (33.33%) MCITP
5 8 (14.81%) CCNA
5 8 (14.81%) CCNP
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.11%) NCDA
6 6 (11.11%) NCIE
7 4 (7.41%) CCDA
7 4 (7.41%) CCDP
7 4 (7.41%) VCP5
7 4 (7.41%) VCP6
8 2 (3.70%) MCP
8 2 (3.70%) NCSA
9 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 26 (48.15%) Hyper-V
4 18 (33.33%) vSphere
5 12 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.85%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 10 (18.52%) SCCM
3 8 (14.81%) SCOM
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Citrix
4 19 (35.19%) NetApp
5 17 (31.48%) Veeam
6 14 (25.93%) SAP
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco
8 5 (9.26%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.56%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.85%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) EMC
10 1 (1.85%) Lotus
10 1 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Bens
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