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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 885 919 872
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -47
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 30 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.041% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 17
Average salary £73,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.81% +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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 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 30 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
(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 +51 25 £70,000 +27.27% 1
London - 9 £75,000 -
Hampshire +7 5 £50,000 -2.43% 1
West Midlands +3 5 £72,500 +52.63%
South East +1 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North West - 5 £70,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 5 £70,000 -
Birmingham -4 4 £75,000 +36.36%
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (97.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (97.37%) vSphere
2 37 (97.37%) VCAP
3 35 (92.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (89.47%) vCloud
5 31 (81.58%) Windows
6 30 (78.95%) Hyper-V
7 27 (71.05%) Citrix
8 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
9 12 (31.58%) Cisco
9 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
10 11 (28.95%) Private Cloud
10 11 (28.95%) XenServer
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.05%) EMC
12 5 (13.16%) ITIL
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (13.16%) CCNP
12 5 (13.16%) CCNA
12 5 (13.16%) Linux
12 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
12 5 (13.16%) Novell
13 4 (10.53%) RHCA
13 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
13 4 (10.53%) SAN
13 4 (10.53%) HP
13 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
14 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Architect
2 18 (47.37%) Technical Architect
3 14 (36.84%) Consultant
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Technical Architect
4 11 (28.95%) Senior Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Principal Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (28.95%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 37 (97.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 37 (97.37%) VCAP
2 5 (13.16%) CCNP
2 5 (13.16%) CCNA
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) RHCA
4 1 (2.63%) VCP5
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) vSphere
2 35 (92.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (89.47%) vCloud
4 30 (78.95%) Hyper-V
5 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) MOM
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
1 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (71.05%) Citrix
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 5 (13.16%) Novell
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Computacenter
8 2 (5.26%) BMC
8 2 (5.26%) CA
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