The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCDX over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
UK
Rank 827 906 937
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +31
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 25 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.069% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 6
Median salary £64,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £64,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.00%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21275 27519 29284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.27% 27.99% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16764 22024 23422
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VCDX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCDX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCDX within the UK.

VCDX Salary Trend in the UK

VCDX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCDX over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the UK

VCDX
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 23 £64,000 -8.57%
Birmingham - 9 - -
West Midlands - 9 - -
South East +51 6 £75,000 +7.14%
Berkshire +44 6 £75,000 +7.14%
East of England - 5 £64,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £64,000 -
Peterborough - 4 £64,000 -
Slough +24 2 £75,000 +7.14%
South West +18 2 £64,000 +16.36%
Bristol - 2 £64,000 -
London +73 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Bedford - 1 £62,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing VCDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VCDX.

1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 36 (70.59%) Presales
2 33 (64.71%) VCAP
3 28 (54.90%) vCloud
4 25 (49.02%) vSphere
5 22 (43.14%) Data Centre
6 21 (41.18%) VMware
6 21 (41.18%) Cisco
7 20 (39.22%) Hyper-V
8 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
8 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
9 18 (35.29%) MCSE
9 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (35.29%) Nimsoft
9 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
9 18 (35.29%) FlexPod
9 18 (35.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (33.33%) Public Cloud
10 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
10 17 (33.33%) Project Management
10 17 (33.33%) Business Development
10 17 (33.33%) MCP
10 17 (33.33%) vRealize
11 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) Perl
12 14 (27.45%) Python
13 13 (25.49%) Ruby
13 13 (25.49%) Docker

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (37.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (23.53%) IBM Cloud
3 12 (23.53%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.96%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) VSAN
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) Multicast
6 1 (1.96%) OSPF
6 1 (1.96%) SNMP
6 1 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.96%) Unicast
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Architect
2 21 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (39.22%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Automation Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Principal Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Architect
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (35.29%) FlexPod
2 18 (35.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 11 (21.57%) VCE vBlock
5 7 (13.73%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.88%) iSeries
7 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Presales
2 17 (33.33%) Business Development
2 17 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) Demand Management
4 11 (21.57%) Line Management
4 11 (21.57%) Time Management
5 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (13.73%) Application Virtualisation
7 5 (9.80%) High Availability
8 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Encryption
8 3 (5.88%) Data Management
8 3 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (5.88%) Information Management
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.96%) Network Design
9 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 14 (27.45%) Perl
2 14 (27.45%) Python
3 13 (25.49%) Ruby
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) VCAP
2 18 (35.29%) MCSE
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (33.33%) MCP
4 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (23.53%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.80%) CCNP
8 4 (7.84%) CCIE
9 3 (5.88%) CCDP
9 3 (5.88%) CCMSE
9 3 (5.88%) CCNA
9 3 (5.88%) CCSE
9 3 (5.88%) CCSM
9 3 (5.88%) EMCISA
9 3 (5.88%) EMCSA
9 3 (5.88%) RHCA
9 3 (5.88%) VCP5
9 3 (5.88%) VCP6
10 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) vCloud
2 25 (49.02%) vSphere
3 20 (39.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (25.49%) Docker
7 7 (13.73%) XenServer
8 1 (1.96%) KVM
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) vRealize
2 12 (23.53%) Ansible
2 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (23.53%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Cisco
1 21 (41.18%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) Nimsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) Computacenter
4 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) F5
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Brocade
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Vyatta