Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1169 1119 1142
Rank change year-on-year -50 +23 +18
Permanent jobs citing VxBlock/Vblock 29 65 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.037% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.092% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 97
UK median annual salary £70,500 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.18% +12.24% -4.39%
10th Percentile £63,750 £31,203 £31,400
90th Percentile £90,763 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +57.89% - -11.63%

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 73,737 71,019 88,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 40.64% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,902 58,073 71,287
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VxBlock/Vblock in the UK

VxBlock/Vblock
Top 5 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 20 February 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 -37 29 £70,500 +28.18% 9
London -9 26 £68,500 +24.55% 5
UK excluding London -56 2 £75,000 +57.89% 5
North of England - 2 £75,000 -
North West - 2 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
4 17 (58.62%) VMware NSX
5 16 (55.17%) EMC
6 15 (51.72%) SAN
6 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
7 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Migration
8 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
9 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
9 12 (41.38%) NAS
9 12 (41.38%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (37.93%) Finance
10 11 (37.93%) Firewall
11 10 (34.48%) SQL
11 10 (34.48%) .NET
11 10 (34.48%) VCDX
11 10 (34.48%) QA
11 10 (34.48%) Private Cloud
11 10 (34.48%) Converged Infrastructure
11 10 (34.48%) Network Virtualisation
12 9 (31.03%) IBM
12 9 (31.03%) Citrix
13 8 (27.59%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
14 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus

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 12 (41.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) SaaS
3 4 (13.79%) IaaS
3 4 (13.79%) PaaS
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) NAS
2 12 (41.38%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) BGP
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (24.14%) Ethernet
4 7 (24.14%) HSRP
4 7 (24.14%) IPsec
4 7 (24.14%) IPv4
4 7 (24.14%) IPv6
4 7 (24.14%) MPLS
4 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
4 7 (24.14%) OSPF
4 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
4 7 (24.14%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) WebEx
4 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) XMPP
3 6 (20.69%) Middleware
4 4 (13.79%) 802.1X
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (34.48%) Private Cloud
3 7 (24.14%) DataPower
4 4 (13.79%) FlexPod
5 3 (10.34%) CLARiiON
5 3 (10.34%) Clustering
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (10.34%) EMC VNX
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (10.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Solaris
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) VMS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (44.83%) Migration
3 10 (34.48%) Converged Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) Network Virtualisation
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.34%) Data Security
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.34%) Runbook
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) VCDX
2 7 (24.14%) CCIE
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) CCA
6 3 (10.34%) CCDP
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (10.34%) EMCIE
6 3 (10.34%) EMCTA
6 3 (10.34%) MCSA
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) VCP5
7 1 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware NSX
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
4 3 (10.34%) NFS
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (24.14%) Cacti
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
3 3 (10.34%) vMotion
3 3 (10.34%) vRealize
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) VMware
3 16 (55.17%) EMC
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 7 (24.14%) Juniper
6 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
6 7 (24.14%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) NetApp
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Veritas
8 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Siebel
8 3 (10.34%) Sybase