Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 247 267
Rank change year-on-year +44 +20 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 77 79 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 3.50% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 46
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £34,802 £33,450 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.12% - -1.73%

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 2,248 2,260 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.69% 22.88% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,634 1,913
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +1 48 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Worcestershire -6 14 £43,250 -3.89% 2
Solihull +8 7 £45,000 +16.88%
Coventry - 4 £52,500 - 1
Dudley - 2 £24,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £24,176 -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 77 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (84.42%) Windows
3 62 (80.52%) Windows Server
4 58 (75.32%) Microsoft
5 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
7 48 (62.34%) MCSE
8 38 (49.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (48.05%) Office 365
10 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (37.66%) MCSA
13 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
14 28 (36.36%) SCCM
15 27 (35.06%) DHCP
15 27 (35.06%) DNS
16 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
17 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (32.47%) MCITP
17 25 (32.47%) Windows 7
17 25 (32.47%) Windows 8
18 24 (31.17%) NetApp
19 23 (29.87%) Citrix
20 22 (28.57%) CCNA
20 22 (28.57%) HP
20 22 (28.57%) Cisco
21 21 (27.27%) WAN
21 21 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 25 (32.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.09%) Apache
5 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.05%) Office 365
2 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.19%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) DHCP
1 27 (35.06%) DNS
2 21 (27.27%) WAN
3 17 (22.08%) LAN
4 12 (15.58%) SAN
5 10 (12.99%) VLAN
6 8 (10.39%) VoIP
7 7 (9.09%) Firewall
8 5 (6.49%) VPN
9 4 (5.19%) BGP
9 4 (5.19%) MPLS
9 4 (5.19%) NAS
9 4 (5.19%) OSPF
9 4 (5.19%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (5.19%) VPLS
10 2 (2.60%) DMZ
10 2 (2.60%) Network Security
10 2 (2.60%) SSL
10 2 (2.60%) Wireless
11 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.09%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 11 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 8 (10.39%) Architect
3 8 (10.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Team Leader
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.19%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) NetApp Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Server Specialist
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.78%) Clustering
3 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.19%) Replication
7 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) CCTV
8 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (84.42%) Windows
2 62 (80.52%) Windows Server
3 36 (46.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (32.47%) Windows 7
5 25 (32.47%) Windows 8
6 19 (24.68%) Linux
7 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (23.38%) Project Management
3 15 (19.48%) Time Management
4 14 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 12 (15.58%) Network Design
6 11 (14.29%) Change Management
6 11 (14.29%) High Availability
6 11 (14.29%) ITIL
7 9 (11.69%) Line Management
8 8 (10.39%) Business Development
8 8 (10.39%) DNA
8 8 (10.39%) Server Management
9 7 (9.09%) Application Packaging
9 7 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (9.09%) Presales
10 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.19%) Migration
11 4 (5.19%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (62.34%) MCSE
3 29 (37.66%) MCSA
4 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (32.47%) MCITP
6 22 (28.57%) CCNA
7 19 (24.68%) CCNP
8 13 (16.88%) CCA
8 13 (16.88%) CCAA
8 13 (16.88%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (16.88%) Degree
9 12 (15.58%) VCAP
10 7 (9.09%) CISM
10 7 (9.09%) CISSP
11 3 (3.90%) NCDA
12 2 (2.60%) HNC
12 2 (2.60%) MCP
12 2 (2.60%) MCTS
12 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.79%) GDPR
3 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (49.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.99%) XenApp
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (9.09%) vSphere
6 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.19%) VMware NSX
8 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 18 (23.38%) WSUS
3 10 (12.99%) Linux-HA
4 7 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (9.09%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.90%) SCOM
7 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (75.32%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.17%) NetApp
4 23 (29.87%) Citrix
5 22 (28.57%) Cisco
5 22 (28.57%) HP
6 20 (25.97%) Nimble Storage
7 10 (12.99%) Dell
8 7 (9.09%) Ivanti
9 6 (7.79%) Veeam
10 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.60%) Avaya
11 2 (2.60%) EMC
11 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.60%) Symantec
12 1 (1.30%) Apple
12 1 (1.30%) Aruba
12 1 (1.30%) IBM
12 1 (1.30%) Juniper