The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 65 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 10 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.71% 0.61% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 1.75% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 114 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.19% 34.65% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 145 99 59
Average salary £47,500 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.42% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the Watford region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in Watford

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (86.36%) SAN
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (81.82%) MCITP
5 17 (77.27%) Citrix
6 16 (72.73%) Windows
6 16 (72.73%) vSphere
7 15 (68.18%) NCDA
7 15 (68.18%) MCSE
7 15 (68.18%) Dell
7 15 (68.18%) NetApp
7 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
8 14 (63.64%) EMC
8 14 (63.64%) HP
8 14 (63.64%) NCIE
9 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
9 13 (59.09%) VCAP
9 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (59.09%) XenApp
10 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (54.55%) SCCM
10 12 (54.55%) CCNA
10 12 (54.55%) IBM
11 10 (45.45%) Cisco
11 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
12 9 (40.91%) CCNP
12 9 (40.91%) SCOM
12 9 (40.91%) Firewall

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Lync
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (36.36%) SAS
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) iSCSI
3 8 (36.36%) NetScaler
3 8 (36.36%) NAS
4 6 (27.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Consultant
2 13 (59.09%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (36.36%) Project Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Network Design
3 6 (27.27%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (81.82%) MCITP
3 15 (68.18%) NCDA
3 15 (68.18%) MCSE
4 14 (63.64%) NCIE
5 13 (59.09%) VCAP
5 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (54.55%) CCNA
7 9 (40.91%) CCNP
8 5 (22.73%) MCTS
9 4 (18.18%) MCP
10 3 (13.64%) CCA
10 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (13.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (72.73%) vSphere
3 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (59.09%) XenDesktop
4 13 (59.09%) XenApp
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
6 5 (22.73%) XenServer
7 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
4 15 (68.18%) Dell
4 15 (68.18%) NetApp
5 14 (63.64%) EMC
5 14 (63.64%) HP
6 12 (54.55%) IBM
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
8 8 (36.36%) WatchGuard
8 8 (36.36%) Juniper
9 4 (18.18%) PlateSpin
9 4 (18.18%) Symantec
9 4 (18.18%) Veeam
10 1 (4.55%) BMC
10 1 (4.55%) CA