The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank - 244 250
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1642 1676 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.98% 23.12% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1406 1624
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCDX
England

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 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Celerra
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) HP AIS
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 4 (100.00%) NCDA
1 4 (100.00%) NCIE
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (100.00%) VCAP
1 4 (100.00%) CCEE
1 4 (100.00%) CCIA
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Celerra
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) HP AIS
1 4 (100.00%) HP MASE
1 4 (100.00%) NCDA
1 4 (100.00%) NCIE
1 4 (100.00%) VCAP
1 4 (100.00%) CCEE
1 4 (100.00%) CCIA
2 3 (75.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco