The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
Rank 193 195 189
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 8 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.61% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1307 1465 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.36% 28.76% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1195 969
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCDX
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Coventry +15 4 £47,500 -
VCDX
England

VCDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) VCAP
2 6 (75.00%) NCDA
2 6 (75.00%) NCIE
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
3 4 (50.00%) VTSP
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) HP

VCDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (25.00%) Celerra
2 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VCAP
2 6 (75.00%) NCDA
2 6 (75.00%) NCIE
3 4 (50.00%) VTSP
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MCTS
5 2 (25.00%) HP AIS
5 2 (25.00%) HP ASE
5 2 (25.00%) HP MASE
5 2 (25.00%) CCEE
5 2 (25.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC