The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VCDX qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 913 931
Rank change year-on-year +91 +18  
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 22 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.019% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -27.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £52,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -27.58%  

VCDX is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19872 27002 27635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.78% 27.58% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15787 21865 21870
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCDX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VCDX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCDX in England

VCDX
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCDX in England.

Salary trend for VCDX in England

VCDX
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCDX in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VCDX in England

VCDX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 10 - -
London - 5 £70,000 -
East of England +21 4 - -
South East +62 2 £72,500 +38.09%
South West - 1 £64,000 -
VCDX
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VCDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VCDX.

1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 36 (83.72%) Presales
2 35 (81.40%) Customer Requirements
3 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (65.12%) MCSE
3 28 (65.12%) Public Cloud
4 27 (62.79%) Data Centre
5 24 (55.81%) VCAP
6 23 (53.49%) MCP
6 23 (53.49%) Project Management
6 23 (53.49%) Business Development
7 21 (48.84%) Degree
8 17 (39.53%) Time Management
8 17 (39.53%) Line Management
8 17 (39.53%) vRealize
9 15 (34.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (34.88%) vCloud
10 13 (30.23%) OpenStack
10 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (30.23%) Cisco
11 12 (27.91%) Python
11 12 (27.91%) Perl
12 10 (23.26%) Nimsoft
12 10 (23.26%) FlexPod
12 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
12 10 (23.26%) VMware
13 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
13 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 8 (18.60%) SoftLayer

VCDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (18.60%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (18.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
1 8 (18.60%) VSAN
2 4 (9.30%) BGP
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) Multicast
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 4 (9.30%) OSPF
2 4 (9.30%) SNMP
2 4 (9.30%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (9.30%) Unicast
2 4 (9.30%) VLAN
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Architect
2 24 (55.81%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (20.93%) Consultant
5 8 (18.60%) Automation Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Azure Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Public Cloud
2 27 (62.79%) Data Centre
3 15 (34.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (23.26%) FlexPod
5 7 (16.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Presales
2 35 (81.40%) Customer Requirements
3 23 (53.49%) Business Development
3 23 (53.49%) Project Management
4 17 (39.53%) Line Management
4 17 (39.53%) Time Management
5 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (16.28%) Converged Infrastructure
6 7 (16.28%) Demand Management
7 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Network Design
8 4 (9.30%) Network Management
8 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
8 4 (9.30%) Product Management
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 1 (2.33%) Data Encryption
9 1 (2.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Perl
1 12 (27.91%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.60%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) MCSE
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (55.81%) VCAP
3 23 (53.49%) MCP
4 21 (48.84%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) AWS Certification
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.63%) MCSD
5 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (9.30%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) CCDP
7 1 (2.33%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) CCSM
7 1 (2.33%) VCP5
7 1 (2.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) PCI DSS
2 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) vCloud
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) Docker
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) vRealize
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 8 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (18.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) Nimsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Arista
4 4 (9.30%) Brocade
4 4 (9.30%) Computacenter
4 4 (9.30%) F5
4 4 (9.30%) Infoblox
4 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
4 4 (9.30%) Vyatta