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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 277 335 320
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -15
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 20 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.016% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.034% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 14
Average salary £65,000 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 - £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
4157 5936 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.09% 46.48% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 4907 4900
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (95.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (68.18%) Data Centre
4 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (50.00%) NetApp
6 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.91%) SAN
8 17 (38.64%) CCIE
8 17 (38.64%) Capacity Management
8 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
9 16 (36.36%) Windows
9 16 (36.36%) VMware
10 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (31.82%) F5
12 12 (27.27%) DHCP
12 12 (27.27%) DNS
12 12 (27.27%) SCOM
13 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (22.73%) Citrix
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (22.73%) MCSE
13 10 (22.73%) CCNP
13 10 (22.73%) CCDP
14 9 (20.45%) Juniper
14 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
15 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (18.18%) Firewall
15 8 (18.18%) Finance
15 8 (18.18%) ITIL
16 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (40.91%) SAN
3 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 12 (27.27%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.36%) VoIP
5 5 (11.36%) BGP
5 5 (11.36%) EIGRP
5 5 (11.36%) VLAN
5 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.36%) Network Security
5 5 (11.36%) HSRP
5 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.82%) DECT
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) Wireless
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Cisco Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Design Authority
3 8 (18.18%) Data Centre Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 30 (68.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) DTV
3 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Capacity Management
2 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCIE
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.73%) MCSE
3 10 (22.73%) CCNP
3 10 (22.73%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Hyper-V
2 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (50.00%) NetApp
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) VMware
5 14 (31.82%) F5
6 10 (22.73%) Citrix
7 9 (20.45%) Juniper
7 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.36%) IPFX
9 3 (6.82%) SAP
9 3 (6.82%) Mitel
9 3 (6.82%) Aruba
10 1 (2.27%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) 3PAR