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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 249 236 257
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.045% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +35.92%
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
1791 1564 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1304 1690
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCDX across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the North West

VCDX
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 3 £62,500 -10.71% 1
VCDX
England

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VCAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Legato
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) NCDA
2 2 (66.67%) NCIE
2 2 (66.67%) VTSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
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%) Microsoft

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 25 days ago