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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 876 889 853
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 7 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.056% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 18
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+31.81% +4.76%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCDX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the UK

VCDX
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
England +29 7 £72,500 +31.81% 8
Manchester +17 1 £70,000 +64.70% 3
North West -1 1 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Hampshire -2 1 £52,500 +10.52%
South East -5 1 £52,500 -4.54%
West Midlands -16 1 £72,500 +31.81% 2
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £52,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (100.00%) VCAP
2 19 (55.88%) VMware
3 18 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (50.00%) vSphere
5 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco
5 16 (47.06%) CCIE
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (44.12%) CCDA
6 15 (44.12%) CCDP
6 15 (44.12%) CCIP
6 15 (44.12%) LAN
6 15 (44.12%) WAN
6 15 (44.12%) Windows
6 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
6 15 (44.12%) Network Design
6 15 (44.12%) Private Cloud
7 14 (41.18%) Citrix
8 13 (38.24%) XenServer
8 13 (38.24%) vCloud
9 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) Novell
10 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
11 6 (17.65%) Computacenter
11 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) HP
12 5 (14.71%) NetApp

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) LAN
1 15 (44.12%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) IPsec
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Network Designer
3 10 (29.41%) Designer
4 8 (23.53%) Technical Architect
4 8 (23.53%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Storage Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Network Design
2 7 (20.59%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) VCAP
2 18 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (47.06%) CCIE
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (44.12%) CCDA
4 15 (44.12%) CCDP
4 15 (44.12%) CCIP
5 2 (5.88%) NCDA
5 2 (5.88%) NCIE
5 2 (5.88%) VTSP
6 1 (2.94%) CCEE
6 1 (2.94%) CCAA
6 1 (2.94%) CCIA
6 1 (2.94%) VCP5
6 1 (2.94%) VCP4
6 1 (2.94%) MCITP
6 1 (2.94%) MCSD
6 1 (2.94%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (50.00%) vSphere
3 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
4 13 (38.24%) XenServer
4 13 (38.24%) vCloud
5 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Legato
2 2 (5.88%) MOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Citrix
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) Novell
6 6 (17.65%) Computacenter
7 5 (14.71%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) NetApp
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) BMC
9 2 (5.88%) CA
9 2 (5.88%) CommVault
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
City of London
Talent Analytix
Salary: £0 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 14 days ago