The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCDX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank - 187 196
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.075% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.34% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -13.63%
VCDX
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1044 885 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.86% 22.04% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 823 730 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VCDX
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VCDX Salary Trend in Manchester

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
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
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Legato
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
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
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEE
3 1 (33.33%) CCAA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIA
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Legato
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft