Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1174 1165
Rank change year-on-year +80 -9 +66
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 62 17 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.010% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.022% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 69
UK median annual salary £49,375 £75,000 £56,600
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.17% +32.51% +15.51%
10th Percentile £29,750 £62,500 £31,203
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year -16.28% +16.22% -7.50%

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 72,931 78,573 82,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.80% 44.47% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56,359 59,191 67,963
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Top 11 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 22 September 2018. 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 +80 52 £45,000 -40.00% 5
UK excluding London +48 33 £45,000 -16.28% 4
London +47 23 £65,000 -11.86% 1
South East +32 18 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South West - 6 £49,938 -
Scotland - 4 £49,375 -
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
Midlands +34 1 - -
North of England +26 1 £60,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 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 VxBlock/Vblock.

1 51 (82.26%) Cisco
2 43 (69.35%) VMware
3 34 (54.84%) Firewall
4 33 (53.23%) VMware NSX
5 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (41.94%) Degree
7 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
8 24 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (38.71%) ITIL
9 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (37.10%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (35.48%) VPN
10 22 (35.48%) CCNP
11 19 (30.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (30.65%) SaaS
12 18 (29.03%) vSphere
13 17 (27.42%) CCIE
13 17 (27.42%) Linux
14 16 (25.81%) IBM
14 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
15 15 (24.19%) Converged Infrastructure
15 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 15 (24.19%) Citrix
16 14 (22.58%) EMC
16 14 (22.58%) Presales
16 14 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
17 13 (20.97%) vCloud
17 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) SaaS
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (12.90%) IaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (54.84%) Firewall
2 28 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (38.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (35.48%) VPN
5 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
6 12 (19.35%) BGP
6 12 (19.35%) MPLS
6 12 (19.35%) NetScaler
6 12 (19.35%) OSPF
7 10 (16.13%) 802.11
7 10 (16.13%) Ethernet
7 10 (16.13%) HSRP
7 10 (16.13%) IPsec
7 10 (16.13%) IPv4
7 10 (16.13%) IPv6
7 10 (16.13%) WebEx
7 10 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (16.13%) Wireshark
8 9 (14.52%) SAN
9 8 (12.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) OLTP
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Billing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Architect
1 12 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Designer
3 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) 802.1X
1 10 (16.13%) XMPP
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (17.74%) EMC VNX
5 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 10 (16.13%) DataPower
5 10 (16.13%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (12.90%) FlexPod
6 8 (12.90%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (6.45%) EMC VNXe
8 3 (4.84%) Clustering
9 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.61%) CMDB
10 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (4.84%) SUSE
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 23 (37.10%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (24.19%) Converged Infrastructure
4 14 (22.58%) Presales
5 13 (20.97%) Project Management
6 11 (17.74%) Service Delivery
7 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (16.13%) Change Management
7 10 (16.13%) DevOps
7 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (14.52%) High Availability
8 9 (14.52%) Migration
8 9 (14.52%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (14.52%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.29%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
10 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
10 6 (9.68%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (41.94%) Degree
3 22 (35.48%) CCNP
4 19 (30.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (27.42%) CCIE
6 13 (20.97%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (16.13%) CCA
7 10 (16.13%) CCDP
7 10 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.68%) MCSE
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (8.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 4 (6.45%) CCNA
12 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
12 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (4.84%) VCAP
12 3 (4.84%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (53.23%) VMware NSX
2 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.03%) vSphere
4 13 (20.97%) vCloud
5 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.84%) XenApp
6 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) XenServer
7 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (16.13%) Cacti
3 5 (8.06%) vCenter Server
4 4 (6.45%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (4.84%) SCCM
6 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.23%) MOM
7 1 (1.61%) Nagios
7 1 (1.61%) SCOM
7 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Cisco
2 43 (69.35%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) IBM
4 15 (24.19%) Citrix
4 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (22.58%) EMC
6 12 (19.35%) Juniper
6 12 (19.35%) Palo Alto
7 11 (17.74%) SolarWinds
8 10 (16.13%) F5
8 10 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
10 6 (9.68%) CheckPoint
10 6 (9.68%) HP
10 6 (9.68%) NEC
11 3 (4.84%) Oracle
12 2 (3.23%) ForeScout
13 1 (1.61%) LogicMonitor
13 1 (1.61%) NetApp