Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1162 1187
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 +25
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 22 71 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.037% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 69
UK median annual salary £75,000 £56,600 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.51% +13.20% -21.57%
10th Percentile £63,125 £31,198 £36,000
90th Percentile £95,625 £75,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.00% -20.00%

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 75523 78475 91297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 41.02% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56691 64354 73128
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -1 22 £75,000 +30.43% 2
London +17 18 £75,000 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London +12 3 £53,750 +25.00%
South East +28 2 £32,500 -51.85%
North of England - 1 £75,000 -
North West - 1 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 11 (50.00%) CCIE
5 11 (50.00%) CCNP
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (50.00%) VMware NSX
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (45.45%) Citrix
7 9 (40.91%) IPv4
7 9 (40.91%) IPv6
7 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
7 9 (40.91%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (40.91%) Juniper
7 9 (40.91%) MPLS
7 9 (40.91%) OSPF
7 9 (40.91%) BGP
7 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (40.91%) IPsec
7 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (40.91%) HSRP
7 9 (40.91%) DevOps
7 9 (40.91%) WebEx

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) SaaS
3 4 (18.18%) IaaS
3 4 (18.18%) PaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (40.91%) BGP
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
3 9 (40.91%) HSRP
3 9 (40.91%) IPsec
3 9 (40.91%) IPv4
3 9 (40.91%) IPv6
3 9 (40.91%) MPLS
3 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
3 9 (40.91%) OSPF
3 9 (40.91%) Unified Communications
3 9 (40.91%) WebEx
3 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (40.91%) Wireshark
4 6 (27.27%) 802.11
5 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) XMPP
2 6 (27.27%) 802.1X
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) DataPower
2 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (18.18%) FlexPod
5 3 (13.64%) CLARiiON
5 3 (13.64%) Clustering
5 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
5 3 (13.64%) Replication
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) VMS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
1 9 (40.91%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Data Security
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CCIE
1 11 (50.00%) CCNP
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (31.82%) CCA
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CCDP
4 3 (13.64%) EMCIE
4 3 (13.64%) EMCTA
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) VCP5
6 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) KVM
4 3 (13.64%) NFS
4 3 (13.64%) vCloud
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (40.91%) Cacti
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
3 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
3 3 (13.64%) vMotion
3 3 (13.64%) vRealize
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 10 (45.45%) Citrix
6 9 (40.91%) Juniper
6 9 (40.91%) Palo Alto
6 9 (40.91%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
7 6 (27.27%) EMC
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) NetApp
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) Veritas
9 3 (13.64%) Dell
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) Siebel
9 3 (13.64%) Sybase
10 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint