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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 297 343 306
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -37
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 10 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.023% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.050% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 19
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £55,000 £63,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +9.52%
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
4461 5988 6079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.05% 46.11% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3664 4946 5185
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the City of London

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (75.68%) Data Centre
4 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (51.35%) NetApp
5 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
6 17 (45.95%) Capacity Management
6 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
7 16 (43.24%) SAN
8 14 (37.84%) Windows
9 13 (35.14%) CCIE
9 13 (35.14%) VMware
9 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (32.43%) F5
10 12 (32.43%) SCOM
10 12 (32.43%) DHCP
10 12 (32.43%) DNS
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (27.03%) CCNP
11 10 (27.03%) CCDP
11 10 (27.03%) MCSE
11 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 7 (18.92%) Juniper
13 7 (18.92%) Citrix
13 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
14 6 (16.22%) ITIL
14 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (16.22%) Firewall
15 5 (13.51%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (43.24%) SAN
3 12 (32.43%) DNS
3 12 (32.43%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) HSRP
5 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications
5 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) VoIP
5 5 (13.51%) BGP
5 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.70%) DECT
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Technical Design Authority
3 6 (16.22%) Data Centre Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Capacity Management
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (35.14%) CCIE
3 10 (27.03%) CCNP
3 10 (27.03%) CCDP
3 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (27.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Hyper-V
2 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) NetApp
3 13 (35.14%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) F5
5 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 7 (18.92%) Juniper
6 5 (13.51%) IPFX
7 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) Mitel
8 1 (2.70%) Aruba