Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1127 1155 1181
Rank change year-on-year +28 +26 +38
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 49 25 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.015% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.034% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 71
UK median annual salary £68,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.13% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £81,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £60,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -31.25% +39.53% -21.82%

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 74,405 73,674 87,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.29% 42.84% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57,931 58,674 70,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Top 7 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 18 June 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 +22 47 £68,500 +14.17% 2
London +24 36 £68,500 +24.55% 1
UK excluding London +3 11 £41,250 -31.25% 1
South East -5 6 £35,000 -46.15% 1
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands +8 2 £47,500 -
East Midlands +1 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 41 (83.67%) VMware
3 38 (77.55%) VMware NSX
4 33 (67.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (65.31%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (65.31%) Data Centre
6 28 (57.14%) Converged Infrastructure
7 27 (55.10%) Degree
8 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (51.02%) Migration
9 24 (48.98%) EMC
9 24 (48.98%) SAN
9 24 (48.98%) NAS
10 23 (46.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (44.90%) SQL
11 22 (44.90%) .NET
11 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
11 22 (44.90%) SharePoint
11 22 (44.90%) QA
11 22 (44.90%) Software-Defined Networking
11 22 (44.90%) VCDX
11 22 (44.90%) Network Virtualisation
12 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
13 19 (38.78%) Firewall
14 16 (32.65%) VPN
14 16 (32.65%) Private Cloud
14 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (28.57%) SaaS
16 13 (26.53%) Unified Communications

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 22 (44.90%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (65.31%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (28.57%) SaaS
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) NAS
1 24 (48.98%) SAN
2 22 (44.90%) Software-Defined Networking
3 19 (38.78%) Firewall
4 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (32.65%) VPN
5 13 (26.53%) Unified Communications
6 10 (20.41%) 802.11
6 10 (20.41%) BGP
6 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
6 10 (20.41%) HSRP
6 10 (20.41%) IPsec
6 10 (20.41%) IPv4
6 10 (20.41%) IPv6
6 10 (20.41%) MPLS
6 10 (20.41%) NetScaler
6 10 (20.41%) OSPF
6 10 (20.41%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (20.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) OLTP
General
1 1 (2.04%) Billing
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Designer
2 11 (22.45%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.04%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) 802.1X
2 10 (20.41%) Middleware
2 10 (20.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (65.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (32.65%) Private Cloud
3 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.41%) DataPower
3 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (8.16%) FlexPod
7 3 (6.12%) Clustering
8 2 (4.08%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
8 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (6.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Converged Infrastructure
2 25 (51.02%) Migration
3 23 (46.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (44.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (20.41%) Change Management
6 10 (20.41%) Collaborative Working
6 10 (20.41%) DevOps
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) TOGAF
7 9 (18.37%) ITSM
7 9 (18.37%) Programme Management
7 9 (18.37%) Runbook
7 9 (18.37%) Service Management
7 9 (18.37%) Tech Ops
8 7 (14.29%) Presales
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Degree
2 22 (44.90%) VCDX
3 11 (22.45%) CCIE
3 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.41%) CCA
4 10 (20.41%) CCNP
4 10 (20.41%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (20.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (20.41%) MCSA
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (20.41%) TOGAF Certification
4 10 (20.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) QA
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) VMware NSX
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) vCloud
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Cacti
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Cisco
2 41 (83.67%) VMware
3 24 (48.98%) EMC
4 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 12 (24.49%) Citrix
6 11 (22.45%) IBM
6 11 (22.45%) SolarWinds
7 10 (20.41%) Juniper
7 10 (20.41%) Palo Alto
7 10 (20.41%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (18.37%) Cognizant
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle
9 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.12%) NEC
11 1 (2.04%) Adobe
11 1 (2.04%) Dell
11 1 (2.04%) HP
11 1 (2.04%) LogicMonitor
11 1 (2.04%) NetApp