The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 605 645 590
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -55
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 20 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.031% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.100% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 29
Average salary £68,750 £65,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.36% +4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20061 22229 20541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.46% 45.56% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16318 18164 16808
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in London

FlexPod
Salary Trend in London

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in London

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in London

FlexPod
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
City of London +50 8 £71,250 +29.54%
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 59 (92.19%) Cisco
2 41 (64.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 39 (60.94%) NetApp
4 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (56.25%) VMware
5 32 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
7 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
8 24 (37.50%) CCNP
9 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (32.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (26.56%) Windows
10 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
11 16 (25.00%) NCDA
11 16 (25.00%) NCIE
11 16 (25.00%) SAN
12 13 (20.31%) CCNA
12 13 (20.31%) CCIE
12 13 (20.31%) VCP5
12 13 (20.31%) Time Management
13 12 (18.75%) F5
13 12 (18.75%) SCOM
13 12 (18.75%) DNS
13 12 (18.75%) DHCP
13 12 (18.75%) Citrix
14 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (15.63%) Finance
15 10 (15.63%) CCDP
15 10 (15.63%) MCSE

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 41 (64.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (25.00%) SAN
3 12 (18.75%) DHCP
3 12 (18.75%) DNS
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.38%) BGP
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 5 (7.81%) EIGRP
5 5 (7.81%) VLAN
5 5 (7.81%) Network Security
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
5 5 (7.81%) HSRP
5 5 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Architect
2 7 (10.94%) Consultant
2 7 (10.94%) Technical Design Authority
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.38%) FlexPod Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Data Centre Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) NetApp Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) NetApp Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.56%) OS/400
5 1 (1.56%) zOS
5 1 (1.56%) SUSE
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) HPUX
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
2 13 (20.31%) Time Management
3 6 (9.38%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.69%) Validation
5 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.56%) Project Management
6 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.56%) Coaching
6 1 (1.56%) SDLC
6 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
1 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (37.50%) CCNP
3 21 (32.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (25.00%) NCDA
4 16 (25.00%) NCIE
5 13 (20.31%) VCP5
5 13 (20.31%) CCNA
5 13 (20.31%) CCIE
6 10 (15.63%) MCSE
6 10 (15.63%) CCDP
6 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
2 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
3 2 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) KVM
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (92.19%) Cisco
2 39 (60.94%) NetApp
3 36 (56.25%) VMware
4 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
5 12 (18.75%) Citrix
5 12 (18.75%) F5
6 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.50%) Juniper
7 6 (9.38%) HP
8 5 (7.81%) IPFX
9 3 (4.69%) SAP
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) BMC
10 1 (1.56%) CA
10 1 (1.56%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) Aruba