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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 941 977 976
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 7 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.026% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 16
Average salary £66,250 £77,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.51% +63.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £68,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £81,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £77,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.51% +63.15%

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
28126 30918 32695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22646 24152 26161
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the UK

VCDX
Top 9 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 1 May 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
(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 +33 5 £65,000 -16.12% 6
Hampshire - 2 £53,750 -
South East - 2 £53,750 - 2
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bedford - 1 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £40,000 -
Hook - 1 £67,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (57.89%) VCAP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) vSphere
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) vCloud
7 7 (36.84%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) CCIE
8 6 (31.58%) NCDA
8 6 (31.58%) Presales
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 5 (26.32%) CCNP
9 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Degree
10 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
10 4 (21.05%) FlexPod
10 4 (21.05%) SoftLayer
10 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) FlexPod
1 4 (21.05%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (21.05%) VCE vBlock
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Presales
1 6 (31.58%) TOGAF
2 4 (21.05%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) VCAP
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) CCIE
3 6 (31.58%) NCDA
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) EMCISA
6 3 (15.79%) EMCSA
6 3 (15.79%) MCSA
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) RHCA
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) CCDP
7 2 (10.53%) CCMSE
7 2 (10.53%) CCSE
7 2 (10.53%) CCSM
7 2 (10.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) SLA
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) vSphere
3 8 (42.11%) vCloud
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper
7 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 18 days ago
England
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago