The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 146 129 169
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
VCP5
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
749 626 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.68% 33.46% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 614 475 702
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VCP5
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the Hertfordshire region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VCP5
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 3 £42,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £42,500 -
VCP5
East of England

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (78.57%) MCP
4 11 (78.57%) Wireless
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) VCP4
5 10 (71.43%) SolarWinds
5 10 (71.43%) MBCS
5 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (71.43%) Document Management
5 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (71.43%) UNIX
5 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 10 (71.43%) VoIP
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco
6 9 (64.29%) CCNP
6 9 (64.29%) MPLS
6 9 (64.29%) Firewall
6 9 (64.29%) Blue Coat
6 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (64.29%) VPLS
7 8 (57.14%) OSPF
7 8 (57.14%) BGP
7 8 (57.14%) VPN

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VCP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 10 (71.43%) VoIP
3 9 (64.29%) MPLS
3 9 (64.29%) VPLS
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 10 (71.43%) Document Management
2 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (78.57%) MCP
3 11 (78.57%) VCP4
4 10 (71.43%) MBCS
5 9 (64.29%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) MCITP
6 5 (35.71%) VCAP
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 2 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 9 (64.29%) Blue Coat
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft