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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 106 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 34 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.58% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.17% 3.26% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 14
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £32,900 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £42,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 551 767 722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.54% 30.18% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 431 583 555
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 - 13 £50,000 -
Watford +2 10 £52,500 +57.89%
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (97.96%) Microsoft
3 41 (83.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (77.55%) Windows
4 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
6 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
6 29 (59.18%) Change Management
7 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
8 24 (48.98%) ITIL
8 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
10 22 (44.90%) MCSE
10 22 (44.90%) Citrix
11 20 (40.82%) CCNA
11 20 (40.82%) SLA
11 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
12 19 (38.78%) Problem Management
12 19 (38.78%) VBScript
12 19 (38.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (36.73%) SQL
13 18 (36.73%) MCP
13 18 (36.73%) SCCM
13 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (34.69%) DHCP
14 17 (34.69%) DNS
15 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (30.61%) Cisco
16 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related 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 9 (18.37%) IIS
1 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (59.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) IaaS
4 2 (4.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DHCP
1 17 (34.69%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) VoIP
4 6 (12.24%) MPLS
5 4 (8.16%) BGP
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.08%) VLAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) MySQL
3 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) VMware Engineer
2 20 (40.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Server Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Server Support
6 9 (18.37%) Analyst
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Server Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) Technical Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) VMware Consultant
6 9 (18.37%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
9 6 (12.24%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
1 12 (24.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (14.29%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (24.49%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Change Management
2 24 (48.98%) ITIL
3 19 (38.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (38.78%) Problem Management
4 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
5 12 (24.49%) Migration
5 12 (24.49%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Web Filtering
9 1 (2.04%) High Availability
9 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.04%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.04%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
2 19 (38.78%) VBScript
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Perl
4 12 (24.49%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (48.98%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (44.90%) MCSE
4 20 (40.82%) CCNA
5 18 (36.73%) MCP
6 16 (32.65%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (22.45%) MCITP
8 9 (18.37%) CCA
9 7 (14.29%) CCAA
9 7 (14.29%) MCTS
10 4 (8.16%) CCNP
10 4 (8.16%) MCSA
11 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.04%) VCP4
11 1 (2.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) SLA
2 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.53%) vCloud
3 13 (26.53%) vSphere
4 11 (22.45%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.20%) XenApp
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (36.73%) SCCM
2 14 (28.57%) SCOM
3 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (24.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (97.96%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) Citrix
4 15 (30.61%) Cisco
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) IBM
7 9 (18.37%) HP
8 7 (14.29%) SonicWALL
8 7 (14.29%) Veeam
9 4 (8.16%) Meraki
9 4 (8.16%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
9 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) AppSense
10 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.08%) Dell
10 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.04%) EMC
11 1 (2.04%) NetApp