The first table below looks at the demand for VCDX in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 172 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 9 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 1.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 646 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.77% 23.20% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 737 505 519
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCDX
West Yorkshire

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VCDX
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VCDX Salary Trend in Leeds

VCDX
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCDX across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VCDX Salary Histogram in Leeds

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
1 10 (100.00%) VCAP
2 8 (80.00%) NCDA
2 8 (80.00%) NCIE
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) VTSP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) FlexPod
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Dell

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (30.00%) Celerra
2 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) VCAP
2 8 (80.00%) NCDA
2 8 (80.00%) NCIE
3 5 (50.00%) VTSP
4 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (30.00%) HP AIS
5 3 (30.00%) HP ASE
5 3 (30.00%) HP MASE
5 3 (30.00%) CCEE
5 3 (30.00%) CCIA
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 2 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) EMC