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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 896 945 980
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +35
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 22 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.10% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 9
Median salary £75,000 £73,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +34.09%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £72,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%

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
26044 29998 31950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.59% 27.33% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21071 23898 25011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the UK

VCDX
Top 17 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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 21 £75,000 +7.14%
South East +28 18 £75,000 +50.00%
Berkshire - 13 £75,000 -
Slough - 9 £75,000 -
Farnborough +2 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Hampshire -1 2 £48,750 -2.50%
West Midlands -9 2 £90,000 +24.13%
Surrey - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £90,000 +20.00%
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) vCloud
3 16 (55.17%) vSphere
4 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
5 13 (44.83%) Nimsoft
5 13 (44.83%) FlexPod
5 13 (44.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
6 12 (41.38%) Ruby
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
6 12 (41.38%) Perl
6 12 (41.38%) Python
6 12 (41.38%) Converged Infrastructure
6 12 (41.38%) Docker
6 12 (41.38%) Presales
6 12 (41.38%) VCAP
6 12 (41.38%) Demand Management
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
7 11 (37.93%) Puppet
7 11 (37.93%) Ansible
7 11 (37.93%) Vagrant
7 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (37.93%) SoftLayer
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (34.48%) VCE vBlock

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 10 (34.48%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (37.93%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.45%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Architect
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Automation Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) FlexPod
1 13 (44.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (34.48%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Social Media
5 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Converged Infrastructure
1 12 (41.38%) Demand Management
1 12 (41.38%) Presales
2 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.90%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Product Management
7 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.45%) Information Management
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) PowerShell
2 12 (41.38%) Perl
2 12 (41.38%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) VCAP
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (34.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (24.14%) CCIE
5 6 (20.69%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) NCDA
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) CCNP
6 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 4 (13.79%) EMCISA
7 4 (13.79%) EMCSA
7 4 (13.79%) RHCA
8 1 (3.45%) CCA
8 1 (3.45%) CCDP
8 1 (3.45%) CCMSE
8 1 (3.45%) CCSE
8 1 (3.45%) CCSM
8 1 (3.45%) VCP5
8 1 (3.45%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) vCloud
2 16 (55.17%) vSphere
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) Docker
4 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
7 1 (3.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Ansible
1 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (37.93%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Nimsoft
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) NetApp
5 4 (13.79%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper