The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 62 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.47% 0.26% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 0.88% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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
197 114 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.28% 30.08% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 137 93 59
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (90.00%) SAN
4 17 (85.00%) MCITP
5 16 (80.00%) Citrix
6 15 (75.00%) Windows
7 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (55.00%) CCNA
9 11 (55.00%) Dell
9 11 (55.00%) MCSE
9 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
9 11 (55.00%) SCCM
9 11 (55.00%) vSphere
10 10 (50.00%) NCDA
10 10 (50.00%) HP
10 10 (50.00%) NetApp
11 9 (45.00%) EMC
11 9 (45.00%) XenApp
11 9 (45.00%) NCIE
11 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
11 9 (45.00%) VCAP
12 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (40.00%) IBM
13 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
13 6 (30.00%) CCA
13 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (25.00%) Cisco
14 5 (25.00%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Project Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Project Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (85.00%) MCITP
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) MCSE
5 10 (50.00%) NCDA
6 9 (45.00%) NCIE
6 9 (45.00%) VCAP
7 6 (30.00%) CCA
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) MCTS
9 4 (20.00%) MCP
10 3 (15.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) vSphere
3 9 (45.00%) XenApp
3 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (25.00%) XenServer
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Citrix
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Dell
5 10 (50.00%) HP
5 10 (50.00%) NetApp
6 9 (45.00%) EMC
7 8 (40.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) PlateSpin
9 4 (20.00%) WatchGuard
9 4 (20.00%) Symantec
9 4 (20.00%) Juniper
9 4 (20.00%) Veeam
10 1 (5.00%) BMC
10 1 (5.00%) CA