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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank - 323 307
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 0 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.051% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 18
Average salary - £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-28.84% +18.18%
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
4381 5277 5871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.95% 44.98% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 4335 5170
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (90.00%) NetApp
4 17 (85.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (85.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) Windows
6 12 (60.00%) DHCP
6 12 (60.00%) DNS
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (60.00%) SCOM
6 12 (60.00%) Capacity Management
7 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (50.00%) CCNP
7 10 (50.00%) CCDP
7 10 (50.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) SAN
8 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (15.00%) Electronics
12 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
12 3 (15.00%) DTV
12 3 (15.00%) SAP
12 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (60.00%) DHCP
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 10 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Manager
5 1 (5.00%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) DTV
3 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
2 10 (50.00%) CCDP
2 10 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) NetApp
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix