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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 861 904 882
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -22
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 29 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.047% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 13
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £55,000 £71,200
UK excluding London average salary £73,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.09% +22.22%

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
29780 32110 30300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23622 25307 24575
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

VCDX Salary Histogram in the UK

VCDX
Top 10 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 7 July 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
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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 +43 27 £72,500 +31.81% 2
London - 9 £75,000 - 1
North West +18 5 £70,000 +64.70% 1
Manchester +14 5 £70,000 +64.70% 1
West Midlands -20 5 £72,500 +52.63%
South East +19 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Hampshire +4 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Birmingham -24 4 £75,000 +36.36%
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 39 (97.50%) VCAP
2 36 (90.00%) VMware
3 35 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 35 (87.50%) vSphere
4 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (77.50%) vCloud
6 29 (72.50%) Hyper-V
7 28 (70.00%) Windows
8 26 (65.00%) Citrix
9 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (32.50%) Cisco
10 13 (32.50%) XenServer
10 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
11 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 7 (17.50%) EMC
15 6 (15.00%) Novell
15 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
16 5 (12.50%) CCIE
16 5 (12.50%) HP
17 4 (10.00%) Linux
17 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
17 4 (10.00%) LAN
17 4 (10.00%) WAN
17 4 (10.00%) CCNP
17 4 (10.00%) CCIP
17 4 (10.00%) CCNA
17 4 (10.00%) CCDA

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) IPsec
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Architect
2 16 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 15 (37.50%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Architect
7 3 (7.50%) VMware Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Designer
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Principal Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Architect
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
2 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) VCAP
2 35 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CCIE
5 4 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (10.00%) CCIP
5 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) CCDA
5 4 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (7.50%) RHCA
7 1 (2.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 35 (87.50%) vSphere
2 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (77.50%) vCloud
4 29 (72.50%) Hyper-V
5 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (32.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) MOM
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) VMware
2 26 (65.00%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) EMC
6 6 (15.00%) Novell
7 5 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
9 3 (7.50%) NetApp
10 2 (5.00%) BMC
10 2 (5.00%) CA
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