The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.77% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
VCAP
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 119 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.12% 32.25% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 131 98 56
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VCAP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Watford

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Dell
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 11 (91.67%) XenDesktop
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) NetApp
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) NCDA
2 11 (91.67%) NCIE
3 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) SAS
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 7 (58.33%) CCNA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (58.33%) SAS
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (58.33%) Lync
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
2 7 (58.33%) NAS
2 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Consultant
2 9 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
2 11 (91.67%) NCDA
2 11 (91.67%) NCIE
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (33.33%) XenServer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Dell
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) NetApp
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Juniper
4 7 (58.33%) WatchGuard
5 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 4 (33.33%) PlateSpin
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) CA