The table below looks at the statistics for VCDX in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCDX over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 206 201 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.073% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £57,500 £58,750 £60,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.48%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
VCDX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1482 1594 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.59% 29.25% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1383 1118
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,425 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCDX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCDX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VCDX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCDX across the West Midlands region.

VCDX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VCDX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(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
Birmingham 0 2 £57,500 -2.12%
VCDX
England

VCDX
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) VCAP
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (75.00%) NCDA
2 9 (75.00%) NCIE
2 9 (75.00%) VTSP
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (75.00%) FlexPod
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Legato
4 2 (16.67%) CommVault

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (75.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Consultant
2 9 (75.00%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) FlexPod Consultant
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VCAP
2 9 (75.00%) NCDA
2 9 (75.00%) NCIE
2 9 (75.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) NetApp
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault