Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VCDX qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1184 1188 1210
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +103
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 5 49 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.026% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 34 75
UK median annual salary - £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,500 £66,250
% change year-on-year - +9.43% +20.45%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

VCDX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VCDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VCDX in the UK

VCDX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VCDX in the UK

VCDX
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCDX within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +1 5 - - 2
England -6 5 - - 3
Midlands +24 4 - -
West Midlands +15 4 - -
South East +7 4 - -
East of England -3 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for VCDX.

1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Presales
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) Business Development
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

VCDX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Development
1 4 (80.00%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (80.00%) Line Management
1 4 (80.00%) Presales
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) Event Correlation
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 1 (20.00%) GCWN
3 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (20.00%) ISSEP
3 1 (20.00%) RHCA
3 1 (20.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat