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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 288 - 291
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 23 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 10
Average salary £62,500 - £65,750
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £61,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-29.16% -7.69%
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
4300 4951 4927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.57% 47.07% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3604 4109 4393
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 38 (92.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (65.85%) CCIE
3 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (56.10%) F5
5 20 (48.78%) Juniper
6 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
7 12 (29.27%) VMware
7 12 (29.27%) Citrix
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
9 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
11 8 (19.51%) SAN
12 7 (17.07%) NetApp
13 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
13 6 (14.63%) Project Management
13 6 (14.63%) BGP
14 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
14 5 (12.20%) VoIP
14 5 (12.20%) WAN
14 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
14 5 (12.20%) IPFX
14 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
14 5 (12.20%) Network Security
14 5 (12.20%) VLAN
14 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (26.83%) Firewall
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
4 6 (14.63%) BGP
5 5 (12.20%) VoIP
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 5 (12.20%) VLAN
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.20%) HSRP
5 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 4 (9.76%) DECT
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) OSPF
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Technical Design Authority
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
1 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) CCIE
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) vCloud
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) F5
3 20 (48.78%) Juniper
4 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
5 12 (29.27%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) Citrix
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) NetApp
8 5 (12.20%) IPFX
9 4 (9.76%) Mitel
9 4 (9.76%) Aruba
10 3 (7.32%) HP
10 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.88%) Dell
11 2 (4.88%) IBM
12 1 (2.44%) EMC