The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 107 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 8 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.79% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 503 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 28.92% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 442 399 334
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCDX
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere
1 9 (100.00%) VCAP
2 7 (77.78%) NCDA
2 7 (77.78%) NCIE
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (55.56%) FlexPod
3 5 (55.56%) VTSP
4 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) HP

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) FlexPod Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (55.56%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (44.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) FlexPod
2 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 2 (22.22%) Celerra
2 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) VCAP
2 7 (77.78%) NCDA
2 7 (77.78%) NCIE
3 5 (55.56%) VTSP
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (22.22%) MCTS
5 2 (22.22%) HP AIS
5 2 (22.22%) HP ASE
5 2 (22.22%) HP MASE
5 2 (22.22%) CCEE
5 2 (22.22%) CCIA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) vCloud
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) EMC