The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 262 226 289
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +63
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 4 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.053% 0.22% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.59% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +4.54%
FlexPod
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2667 2693 3261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.17% 37.73% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2111 2270 2733
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,646 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in the East of England

FlexPod
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 2 £55,000 -21.42%
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - -
Hertfordshire -14 2 £55,000 -21.42%
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (100.00%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) vSphere
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (69.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 9 (69.23%) EMC
5 9 (69.23%) Citrix
5 9 (69.23%) CommVault
5 9 (69.23%) IIS
5 9 (69.23%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (69.23%) Symantec
6 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
6 7 (53.85%) CLARiiON
6 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (53.85%) Client/Server
6 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) XenApp
6 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (53.85%) Lync
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Server Support
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Server Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Server Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Support
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) FlexPod Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Client/Server
1 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
1 7 (53.85%) CLARiiON
1 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (69.23%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) NCDA
1 5 (38.46%) NCIE
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) VCDX
2 2 (15.38%) VCAP
2 2 (15.38%) VTSP
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) vSphere
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (53.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) NetApp
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) EMC
4 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 9 (69.23%) CommVault
4 9 (69.23%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft