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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 122 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
664 644 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.37% 31.43% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 583 574 399
Average salary £47,750 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 30 July 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
1 13 (100.00%) VCAP
2 10 (76.92%) NCDA
2 10 (76.92%) NCIE
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) IIS
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (61.54%) FlexPod
3 8 (61.54%) VTSP
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
4 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Celerra
6 2 (15.38%) HP AIS
6 2 (15.38%) HP ASE
6 2 (15.38%) HP MASE
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (53.85%) FlexPod Consultant
4 5 (38.46%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) FlexPod
2 2 (15.38%) Celerra
2 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 2 (15.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) VCAP
2 10 (76.92%) NCDA
2 10 (76.92%) NCIE
3 8 (61.54%) VTSP
4 2 (15.38%) HP AIS
4 2 (15.38%) HP ASE
4 2 (15.38%) HP MASE
4 2 (15.38%) MCTS
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCEE
4 2 (15.38%) CCIA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) XenServer
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) NetApp
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec