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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 833 853 850
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 25 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.077% 0.049% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+39.47% -5.00%

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
32264 28466 29425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 27.29% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25732 22397 24046
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 6 March 2015 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 6 March 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 +20 19 £72,500 +52.63% 2
London - 8 £77,500 - 1
Hounslow - 6 - -
Guildford +8 4 - -
Surrey -8 4 - -
South East -22 4 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £72,500 +52.63%
West Midlands -26 1 £72,500 +52.63%
City of London - 1 £72,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (100.00%) VCAP
2 15 (51.72%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 15 (51.72%) CCIE
2 15 (51.72%) CCIP
2 15 (51.72%) CCDA
2 15 (51.72%) CCDP
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 15 (51.72%) Network Design
3 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) vSphere
5 12 (41.38%) Citrix
6 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
7 9 (31.03%) XenServer
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) vCloud
9 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
10 6 (20.69%) Computacenter
10 6 (20.69%) Novell
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
11 4 (13.79%) HP
12 3 (10.34%) SQL

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) LAN
1 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Designer
2 10 (34.48%) Designer
3 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) VCAP
2 15 (51.72%) CCIE
2 15 (51.72%) CCIP
2 15 (51.72%) CCDA
2 15 (51.72%) CCDP
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (48.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) VCP4
4 3 (10.34%) NCDA
4 3 (10.34%) NCIE
4 3 (10.34%) VTSP
5 1 (3.45%) CCEE
5 1 (3.45%) CCAA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIA
5 1 (3.45%) VCP5
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCSD
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (44.83%) vSphere
3 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (31.03%) XenServer
5 8 (27.59%) vCloud
6 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Legato
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) Computacenter
4 6 (20.69%) Novell
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) CommVault
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago