The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 - 251 253
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £77,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -13.63%
VCDX
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1749 1644 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 23.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1281 1490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VCDX
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VCDX Salary Trend in the North West

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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