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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 66 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 9 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.52% 0.63% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 1.85% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 8
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
198 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.33% 33.96% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 145 94 57
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £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 24 July 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (85.71%) SAN
4 17 (80.95%) MCITP
5 16 (76.19%) Citrix
5 16 (76.19%) vSphere
6 15 (71.43%) NCDA
6 15 (71.43%) Dell
6 15 (71.43%) NetApp
6 15 (71.43%) Windows
6 15 (71.43%) MCSE
6 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
7 14 (66.67%) EMC
7 14 (66.67%) HP
7 14 (66.67%) NCIE
8 13 (61.90%) XenDesktop
8 13 (61.90%) VCAP
8 13 (61.90%) XenApp
9 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (57.14%) IBM
10 11 (52.38%) CCNA
10 11 (52.38%) SCCM
11 10 (47.62%) Cisco
11 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
12 9 (42.86%) CCNP
12 9 (42.86%) SCOM
12 9 (42.86%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Lync
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (38.10%) SAS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) SAN
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 8 (38.10%) NetScaler
3 8 (38.10%) NAS
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Consultant
2 13 (61.90%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Project Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.52%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) MCITP
3 15 (71.43%) NCDA
3 15 (71.43%) MCSE
4 14 (66.67%) NCIE
5 13 (61.90%) VCAP
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (52.38%) CCNA
8 9 (42.86%) CCNP
9 5 (23.81%) MCTS
10 4 (19.05%) MCP
11 3 (14.29%) MCSA
12 2 (9.52%) CCA
12 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (76.19%) vSphere
3 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (61.90%) XenDesktop
4 13 (61.90%) XenApp
5 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (23.81%) XenServer
6 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
7 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
8 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 9 (42.86%) SCOM
3 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
3 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (76.19%) Citrix
4 15 (71.43%) Dell
4 15 (71.43%) NetApp
5 14 (66.67%) EMC
5 14 (66.67%) HP
6 12 (57.14%) IBM
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
8 8 (38.10%) WatchGuard
8 8 (38.10%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) PlateSpin
9 4 (19.05%) Symantec
9 4 (19.05%) Veeam
10 1 (4.76%) BMC
10 1 (4.76%) CA