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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 775 838 783
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -55
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 79 51 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.047% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 65
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
38530 44146 39902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.66% 40.26% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 35563 32838
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
London +82 46 £62,500 +25.00%
North West 0 19 £50,000 -23.07%
South East +2 10 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £35,000 -36.36%
South West - 2 £70,000 -
FlexPod
UK

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 157 (87.71%) Cisco
2 126 (70.39%) VMware
3 123 (68.72%) NetApp
4 92 (51.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 82 (45.81%) Microsoft
6 80 (44.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 78 (43.58%) Windows
8 68 (37.99%) Hyper-V
9 67 (37.43%) SAN
10 53 (29.61%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (29.05%) HP
12 50 (27.93%) Linux
13 46 (25.70%) IBM
14 45 (25.14%) Mentoring
15 44 (24.58%) EMC
15 44 (24.58%) Juniper
16 43 (24.02%) CheckPoint
16 43 (24.02%) Coaching
17 42 (23.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 40 (22.35%) CA
18 40 (22.35%) ITIL
18 40 (22.35%) Symantec
19 39 (21.79%) Business Continuity
20 37 (20.67%) Citrix
21 33 (18.44%) Infrastructure Management
21 33 (18.44%) NCDA
22 31 (17.32%) NCIE
22 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
22 31 (17.32%) Solaris
23 30 (16.76%) AIX

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (15.64%) WebSphere
1 28 (15.64%) WebLogic
2 20 (11.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) PaaS
1 2 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (44.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 67 (37.43%) SAN
3 27 (15.08%) DNS
4 25 (13.97%) Firewall
5 24 (13.41%) DHCP
6 22 (12.29%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (11.17%) WAN
8 17 (9.50%) Network Security
9 16 (8.94%) VLAN
10 15 (8.38%) LAN
10 15 (8.38%) FCoE
11 12 (6.70%) Ethernet
11 12 (6.70%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (5.59%) VoIP
13 6 (3.35%) BGP
13 6 (3.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.35%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.35%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (2.79%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.64%) Oracle Exadata
2 28 (15.64%) Oracle Database
2 28 (15.64%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.64%) RDBMS
2 28 (15.64%) DB2
General
1 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.23%) Legal
3 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.68%) Marketing
4 3 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (35.75%) Architect
2 37 (20.67%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (16.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (15.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.94%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Technical Design Authority
6 13 (7.26%) Consultant
7 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Cisco Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Data Centre Architect
10 7 (3.91%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.79%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 5 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 28 (15.64%) WebSphere MQ
1 28 (15.64%) Middleware
2 2 (1.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.70%) e-Health
2 12 (6.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (3.35%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.23%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.68%) DTV
5 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 78 (43.58%) Windows
2 50 (27.93%) Linux
3 31 (17.32%) Solaris
4 30 (16.76%) AIX
4 30 (16.76%) HPUX
5 29 (16.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (15.64%) SUSE
6 28 (15.64%) zOS
6 28 (15.64%) OS/400
7 15 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.68%) UNIX
12 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.14%) Mentoring
2 43 (24.02%) Coaching
3 40 (22.35%) ITIL
4 39 (21.79%) Business Continuity
5 33 (18.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (12.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (12.29%) Capacity Management
7 17 (9.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (8.38%) Time Management
9 13 (7.26%) Migration
10 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.70%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (3.91%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.91%) Project Management
12 6 (3.35%) ITSM
12 6 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.79%) Operations Management
13 5 (2.79%) Data Management
13 5 (2.79%) Six Sigma
13 5 (2.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.59%) C
2 6 (3.35%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (29.61%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (23.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 33 (18.44%) NCDA
4 31 (17.32%) NCIE
5 30 (16.76%) CCNP
6 24 (13.41%) CCIE
7 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (8.94%) CCNA
9 13 (7.26%) VCP5
9 13 (7.26%) MCSE
10 12 (6.70%) CCDP
10 12 (6.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (6.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (5.03%) MCTS
13 7 (3.91%) Degree
14 6 (3.35%) VCAP
15 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
16 2 (1.12%) HP ASE
17 1 (0.56%) VTSP
17 1 (0.56%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.53%) SLA
2 12 (6.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (51.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (37.99%) Hyper-V
3 28 (15.64%) KVM
4 27 (15.08%) vSphere
5 26 (14.53%) Active Directory
6 10 (5.59%) XenApp
7 8 (4.47%) vCloud
8 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.68%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (15.64%) Tivoli
2 15 (8.38%) SCOM
3 4 (2.23%) SCCM
4 3 (1.68%) WSUS
4 3 (1.68%) Nagios
5 2 (1.12%) Legato
Vendors
1 157 (87.71%) Cisco
2 126 (70.39%) VMware
3 123 (68.72%) NetApp
4 82 (45.81%) Microsoft
5 52 (29.05%) HP
6 46 (25.70%) IBM
7 44 (24.58%) EMC
7 44 (24.58%) Juniper
8 43 (24.02%) CheckPoint
9 40 (22.35%) CA
9 40 (22.35%) Symantec
10 37 (20.67%) Citrix
11 30 (16.76%) BMC
12 29 (16.20%) Red Hat
13 28 (15.64%) Brocade
13 28 (15.64%) Oracle
14 20 (11.17%) F5
15 10 (5.59%) Veeam
16 5 (2.79%) IPFX
17 4 (2.23%) Dell
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