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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 125 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.094% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.61% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £58,750 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -19.52%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
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
733 659 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.36% 30.92% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 635 594 390
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) VCAP
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (75.00%) NCDA
2 9 (75.00%) NCIE
2 9 (75.00%) VTSP
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (75.00%) FlexPod
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Legato
4 2 (16.67%) CommVault

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Consultant
2 9 (75.00%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) FlexPod Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VCAP
2 9 (75.00%) NCDA
2 9 (75.00%) NCIE
2 9 (75.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault