Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 670 1078 1118
Rank change year-on-year +408 +40 +98
Permanent jobs citing VCDX 10 3 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.009% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 26
Median annual salary £36,525 £115,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -68.24% +113.95% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,525 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -33.59% +29.41% -

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 10,495 31,597 38,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.47% 23.07% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,858 23,081 28,787
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,333 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.63% - +5.88%

VCDX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VCDX in the UK

VCDX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VCDX.

Salary trend for VCDX in the UK

VCDX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VCDX over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for VCDX in the UK

VCDX
Top 5 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 21 October 2020. 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
England +385 10 £36,525 -68.24% 1
UK excluding London +323 9 £36,525 -33.59% 1
South East - 7 £48,263 - 1
South West - 2 £36,525 -
London +274 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing VCDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VCDX.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) VCAP
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) HNC
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Smartcard
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Network Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobility Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Power Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (60.00%) VCAP
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) HNC
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk