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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 918 937
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 0 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.065% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 26
Median salary - £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary - £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35718 44855 48776
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 £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (81.82%) Presales
1 18 (81.82%) Customer Requirements
2 16 (72.73%) Public Cloud
2 16 (72.73%) MCSE
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
4 14 (63.64%) Degree
5 11 (50.00%) Project Management
5 11 (50.00%) Business Development
5 11 (50.00%) MCP
5 11 (50.00%) VCAP
5 11 (50.00%) vRealize
6 10 (45.45%) Line Management
6 10 (45.45%) Time Management
7 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (40.91%) VMware
8 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (31.82%) vCloud
8 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
8 7 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (27.27%) Perl
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) MCSD
10 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
10 5 (22.73%) AWS Certification
10 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
10 5 (22.73%) Desktop Virtualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) BGP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
1 4 (18.18%) Multicast
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
1 4 (18.18%) OSPF
1 4 (18.18%) SNMP
1 4 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Unicast
1 4 (18.18%) VLAN
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 11 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (40.91%) Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Cloud Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Public Cloud
2 15 (68.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 2 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Customer Requirements
1 18 (81.82%) Presales
2 11 (50.00%) Business Development
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) Line Management
3 10 (45.45%) Time Management
4 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
4 5 (22.73%) Data Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 4 (18.18%) Product Management
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Perl
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) C
2 4 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) MCSE
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) MCP
3 11 (50.00%) VCAP
4 5 (22.73%) AWS Certification
4 5 (22.73%) MCSD
5 4 (18.18%) CCIE
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Master's Degree
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) vCloud
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) vRealize
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Arista
4 4 (18.18%) Brocade
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Computacenter
4 4 (18.18%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) Infoblox
4 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 4 (18.18%) Vyatta
5 2 (9.09%) Nimsoft