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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 887 875 868
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 10 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 17
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £72,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £70,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +37.93%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 -9 7 £62,500 -10.71% 5
North West -6 3 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Manchester -12 3 £62,500 -10.71% 1
London +24 2 - - 3
South East +5 2 - -
Surrey -4 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) VCAP
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (61.11%) VTSP
4 11 (61.11%) NCDA
4 11 (61.11%) NCIE
4 11 (61.11%) NetApp
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (44.44%) CommVault
6 8 (44.44%) Symantec
6 8 (44.44%) Data Management
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (44.44%) IIS
6 8 (44.44%) FlexPod
6 8 (44.44%) vSphere
6 8 (44.44%) Legato
7 7 (38.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (33.33%) LAN
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) CCIE
8 6 (33.33%) CCIP
8 6 (33.33%) CCDA
8 6 (33.33%) CCDP

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (22.22%) Network Designer
5 4 (22.22%) Designer
6 3 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) FlexPod
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Management
2 6 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) VCAP
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (61.11%) VTSP
3 11 (61.11%) NCDA
3 11 (61.11%) NCIE
4 6 (33.33%) CCIE
4 6 (33.33%) CCIP
4 6 (33.33%) CCDA
4 6 (33.33%) CCDP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (22.22%) MCSE
5 4 (22.22%) MCITP
6 3 (16.67%) MCTS
7 1 (5.56%) VCP4
7 1 (5.56%) CCEE
7 1 (5.56%) CCAA
7 1 (5.56%) CCIA
7 1 (5.56%) VCP5
7 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Legato
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) NetApp
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) CommVault
5 8 (44.44%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Veeam
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