The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 115 149
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 12 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.57% 1.15% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 3.39% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 24
Median salary £55,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £36,750 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 608 767 1001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 28.82% 33.80% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 488 621 810
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Hertfordshire

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +5 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Cheshunt - 2 £25,000 -
Hatfield -3 1 £75,000 +30.43%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (84.78%) Windows
4 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
6 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
8 26 (56.52%) ITIL
8 26 (56.52%) Change Management
9 25 (54.35%) MCSE
9 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
10 24 (52.17%) CCNA
11 22 (47.83%) Citrix
12 21 (45.65%) Cisco
13 20 (43.48%) DHCP
13 20 (43.48%) DNS
13 20 (43.48%) VBScript
13 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
13 20 (43.48%) Problem Management
14 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (41.30%) SQL
15 18 (39.13%) Firewall
15 18 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
16 17 (36.96%) MCP
17 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (32.61%) Office 365
19 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Office 365
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) IaaS
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) DHCP
1 20 (43.48%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
3 14 (30.43%) SAN
3 14 (30.43%) VoIP
4 12 (26.09%) iSCSI
5 6 (13.04%) LAN
5 6 (13.04%) MPLS
5 6 (13.04%) VLAN
5 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 6 (13.04%) WAN
6 4 (8.70%) BGP
6 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.52%) Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.35%) PBX
8 2 (4.35%) Skype
8 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Server Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Consultant
5 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix Server Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) Citrix Technical Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Server Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Server Support
8 6 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) VMware Consultant
8 6 (13.04%) VMware Technical Consultant
9 5 (10.87%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (17.39%) Replication
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server
3 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Change Management
1 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (43.48%) Problem Management
3 12 (26.09%) ITIL V3
4 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 8 (17.39%) Migration
5 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
8 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.70%) Information Security
8 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
9 2 (4.35%) Release Management
9 2 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
1 20 (43.48%) VBScript
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 8 (17.39%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (54.35%) MCSE
4 24 (52.17%) CCNA
5 18 (39.13%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (36.96%) MCP
7 12 (26.09%) CCAA
7 12 (26.09%) MCSA
8 8 (17.39%) MCTS
9 7 (15.22%) MCITP
10 6 (13.04%) CCA
11 4 (8.70%) CCNP
11 4 (8.70%) CISSP
12 1 (2.17%) CCIE
12 1 (2.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (26.09%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.39%) vCloud
4 8 (17.39%) vSphere
5 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.39%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Citrix
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco
5 13 (28.26%) HP
6 12 (26.09%) SonicWALL
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) IBM
8 7 (15.22%) Meraki
9 5 (10.87%) Veeam
10 4 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.35%) AppSense
11 2 (4.35%) EMC
11 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.35%) Symantec
12 1 (2.17%) Aruba
12 1 (2.17%) Nortel