The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 269 292 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 3 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 0
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -
FlexPod
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3371 4523 5958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.92% 43.10% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 3719 4919
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod across the City of London region.

FlexPod Salary Trend in the City of London

FlexPod
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing FlexPod also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FlexPod.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CCIE
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing FlexPod also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FlexPod. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) VCE vBlock
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCIE
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp