Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VxBlock/Vblock in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Dell EMC VxBlock and Vblock Systems (formerly VCE Vblock)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1161 1123
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38 +74
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 25 71 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.038% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.093% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 57 90
UK median annual salary £75,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.89% -5.00% -0.99%
10th Percentile £63,375 £30,467 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,375 £76,500 £75,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £41,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.52% -17.00% -2.91%

VxBlock/Vblock is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76774 76195 90027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 40.91% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 58253 62592 72452
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

VxBlock/Vblock
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VxBlock/Vblock as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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
England -14 25 £75,000 +20.00% 1
London +5 20 £75,000 +25.00% 1
UK excluding London -23 4 £53,750 +29.52%
South East +13 2 £32,500 -55.17%
North of England - 2 £75,000 -
North West - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 VxBlock/Vblock.

1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 17 (68.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) IBM
5 13 (52.00%) VPN
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (52.00%) VMware NSX
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (48.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (44.00%) HSRP
7 11 (44.00%) SaaS
7 11 (44.00%) Cacti
7 11 (44.00%) SolarWinds
7 11 (44.00%) DataPower
7 11 (44.00%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (44.00%) XMPP
7 11 (44.00%) Wireshark
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (44.00%) Juniper
7 11 (44.00%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (44.00%) MPLS
7 11 (44.00%) OSPF
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (44.00%) IPsec

VxBlock/Vblock
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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) SaaS
3 4 (16.00%) IaaS
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (52.00%) VPN
3 11 (44.00%) BGP
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (44.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (44.00%) HSRP
3 11 (44.00%) IPsec
3 11 (44.00%) IPv4
3 11 (44.00%) IPv6
3 11 (44.00%) MPLS
3 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
3 11 (44.00%) OSPF
3 11 (44.00%) Unified Communications
3 11 (44.00%) WebEx
3 11 (44.00%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (44.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (32.00%) 802.11
5 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Architect
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XMPP
2 8 (32.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) DataPower
2 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) FlexPod
5 3 (12.00%) CLARiiON
5 3 (12.00%) Clustering
5 3 (12.00%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (12.00%) EMC VNX
5 3 (12.00%) Replication
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) VMS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps
1 11 (44.00%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) High Availability
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCIE
1 11 (44.00%) CCNP
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (28.00%) CCA
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCDP
5 3 (12.00%) EMCIE
5 3 (12.00%) EMCTA
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
7 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) VCP5
7 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware NSX
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) KVM
4 3 (12.00%) NFS
4 3 (12.00%) vCloud
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (44.00%) Cacti
3 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (12.00%) vMotion
3 3 (12.00%) vRealize
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM
4 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) IBM
5 11 (44.00%) Juniper
5 11 (44.00%) Palo Alto
5 11 (44.00%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (44.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (24.00%) EMC
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) NetApp
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.00%) SAP
8 3 (12.00%) Siebel
8 3 (12.00%) Sybase
9 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint