The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 864 836 895
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +59
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 45 93 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.094% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.23% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 16
Average salary £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
FlexPod
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in England

FlexPod
Salary Trend in England

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in England

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in England

FlexPod
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
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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
South East +17 17 £50,000 +25.00%
London -8 17 £67,500 +8.00% 3
North West -2 4 £51,500 +33.76%
East of England -3 3 £67,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 1
FlexPod
UK

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 98 (81.67%) Cisco
1 98 (81.67%) VMware
2 78 (65.00%) NetApp
3 72 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 64 (53.33%) vSphere
6 55 (45.83%) Converged Infrastructure
7 45 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 43 (35.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (34.17%) VCE vBlock
10 40 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 39 (32.50%) vCloud
12 38 (31.67%) Windows
13 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
13 36 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (25.83%) SAN
14 31 (25.83%) Presales
15 29 (24.17%) SLA
16 26 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (21.67%) HP
16 26 (21.67%) Mentoring
16 26 (21.67%) PCI DSS
17 25 (20.83%) Data ONTAP
17 25 (20.83%) CheckPoint
17 25 (20.83%) Juniper
18 24 (20.00%) ITIL
18 24 (20.00%) Coaching
18 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (19.17%) VCDX
19 23 (19.17%) OpenStack

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 23 (19.17%) OpenStack
2 15 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 15 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.33%) IIS
4 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (19.17%) SoftLayer
3 15 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) Office 365
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 31 (25.83%) SAN
3 23 (19.17%) DNS
4 12 (10.00%) Firewall
5 8 (6.67%) NAS
6 5 (4.17%) FCoE
6 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.33%) WAN
8 3 (2.50%) LAN
8 3 (2.50%) Network Security
9 2 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.83%) DHCP
10 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) DB2
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 15 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (0.83%) Banking
2 1 (0.83%) Retail
2 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Architect
2 31 (25.83%) Consultant
3 23 (19.17%) Cloud Architect
3 23 (19.17%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (17.50%) Support Engineer
5 18 (15.00%) NetApp Engineer
6 17 (14.17%) NetApp Consultant
7 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 15 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.17%) Storage Consultant
8 11 (9.17%) VMware Support Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
9 10 (8.33%) Project Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) FlexPod Consultant
11 8 (6.67%) Project Support Engineer
12 7 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
1 15 (12.50%) Middleware
1 15 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 41 (34.17%) VCE vBlock
3 23 (19.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (5.83%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.33%) e-Health
7 2 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.67%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) Data ONTAP
3 20 (16.67%) Linux
4 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.50%) AIX
5 15 (12.50%) HPUX
5 15 (12.50%) OS/400
5 15 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (12.50%) Solaris
5 15 (12.50%) SUSE
5 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.50%) zOS
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.50%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Converged Infrastructure
2 31 (25.83%) Presales
3 26 (21.67%) Mentoring
4 24 (20.00%) Coaching
4 24 (20.00%) ITIL
5 19 (15.83%) Demand Management
6 18 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (6.67%) ITIL V2
8 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.83%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
11 4 (3.33%) Change Management
11 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.33%) Migration
11 4 (3.33%) Operations Management
12 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
13 2 (1.67%) Load Balancing
13 2 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.00%) C
2 10 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (19.17%) VCDX
4 21 (17.50%) NCDA
5 15 (12.50%) NCIE
6 13 (10.83%) CCNA
7 11 (9.17%) MCTS
7 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (9.17%) VCAP
8 10 (8.33%) CCIE
9 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.33%) CCNP
10 4 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.83%) VCP5
11 1 (0.83%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (24.17%) SLA
2 26 (21.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (53.33%) vSphere
3 40 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 39 (32.50%) vCloud
5 36 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 15 (12.50%) KVM
7 1 (0.83%) NFS
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) vRealize
2 15 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (6.67%) SCCM
3 8 (6.67%) SCOM
3 8 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 98 (81.67%) Cisco
1 98 (81.67%) VMware
2 78 (65.00%) NetApp
3 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.67%) HP
5 25 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 25 (20.83%) Juniper
6 20 (16.67%) IBM
6 20 (16.67%) Symantec
7 19 (15.83%) CA
8 16 (13.33%) EMC
9 15 (12.50%) BMC
9 15 (12.50%) Brocade
9 15 (12.50%) Oracle
9 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 14 (11.67%) Citrix
11 10 (8.33%) F5
11 10 (8.33%) Palo Alto
12 8 (6.67%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.50%) Veeam
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