Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 263 291
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 59 71 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 2.97% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 44
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £35,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £54,800 £53,750 £53,025
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 2,311 2,392 2,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.24% 23.68% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,841 2,185
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,375 £67,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -7 38 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Dudley - 6 £25,000 -
Worcestershire +6 4 £43,250 -3.89%
Solihull +4 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £26,500 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (86.44%) Windows
3 50 (84.75%) Windows Server
4 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
5 46 (77.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
7 39 (66.10%) MCSE
8 35 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (52.54%) Office 365
10 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (47.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (47.46%) MCSA
12 26 (44.07%) NetApp
13 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (42.37%) SCCM
13 25 (42.37%) Data Centre
14 24 (40.68%) DHCP
14 24 (40.68%) DNS
14 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
15 23 (38.98%) Windows 7
15 23 (38.98%) Windows 8
16 19 (32.20%) MCITP
16 19 (32.20%) Citrix
17 17 (28.81%) VMware ESXi
17 17 (28.81%) Nimble Storage
17 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 16 (27.12%) Project Management
18 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
18 16 (27.12%) Degree
18 16 (27.12%) WSUS

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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) Apache
4 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (52.54%) Office 365
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.78%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) DHCP
1 24 (40.68%) DNS
2 12 (20.34%) WAN
3 11 (18.64%) LAN
4 10 (16.95%) Firewall
5 9 (15.25%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) VoIP
7 3 (5.08%) NAS
7 3 (5.08%) VLAN
7 3 (5.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.39%) Network Security
9 1 (1.69%) BGP
9 1 (1.69%) DMZ
9 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.69%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) OSPF
9 1 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.69%) SSL
9 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Team Leader
3 9 (15.25%) Technical Leader
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Server Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) NetApp Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Windows
2 50 (84.75%) Windows Server
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (38.98%) Windows 7
5 23 (38.98%) Windows 8
6 14 (23.73%) Linux
7 11 (18.64%) Windows 10
8 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (27.12%) Project Management
3 13 (22.03%) Time Management
4 12 (20.34%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.25%) Server Management
6 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
6 8 (13.56%) Line Management
7 7 (11.86%) Application Packaging
7 7 (11.86%) Business Development
7 7 (11.86%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (11.86%) DNA
7 7 (11.86%) Presales
8 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (10.17%) ITSM
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.17%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (66.10%) MCSE
3 28 (47.46%) MCSA
4 19 (32.20%) MCITP
5 16 (27.12%) Degree
6 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.95%) CCNA
8 7 (11.86%) MCP
9 6 (10.17%) CCNP
9 6 (10.17%) HNC
10 5 (8.47%) CCA
10 5 (8.47%) CCAA
10 5 (8.47%) CISM
10 5 (8.47%) CISSP
10 5 (8.47%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (6.78%) VCAP
12 3 (5.08%) NCDA
13 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 35 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (28.81%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (23.73%) XenApp
5 12 (20.34%) vSphere
6 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
7 7 (11.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) SCCM
2 16 (27.12%) WSUS
3 7 (11.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (11.86%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.08%) Linux-HA
5 2 (3.39%) SCOM
6 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.07%) NetApp
4 19 (32.20%) Citrix
5 17 (28.81%) Nimble Storage
6 14 (23.73%) Cisco
7 10 (16.95%) HP
8 7 (11.86%) Dell
8 7 (11.86%) Ivanti
9 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.17%) ServiceNow
9 6 (10.17%) Veeam
10 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 2 (3.39%) Symantec
11 1 (1.69%) Apple
11 1 (1.69%) Avaya
11 1 (1.69%) EMC
11 1 (1.69%) Juniper
11 1 (1.69%) Sophos