The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCDX over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 120 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £72,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
VCDX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
597 439 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.62% 27.30% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 526 389 424
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCDX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VCDX
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCDX across the Birmingham region.

VCDX Salary Trend in Birmingham

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VCDX 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 VCDX.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VTSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
2 2 (66.67%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) NCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Legato
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Computacenter

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VCDX 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 VCDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) VTSP
2 2 (66.67%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Computacenter