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 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 571 659 603
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -56
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 45 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.022% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.048% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 26
Average salary £63,750 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
19179 22738 20013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.78% 46.28% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15557 18602 16342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 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
City of London +58 20 £65,000 -
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 70 (93.33%) Cisco
2 48 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 45 (60.00%) NetApp
4 43 (57.33%) VMware
5 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (52.00%) Data Centre
7 34 (45.33%) Hyper-V
8 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
9 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (32.00%) CCNP
11 23 (30.67%) Windows
11 23 (30.67%) SAN
12 20 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (24.00%) CCIE
14 17 (22.67%) Capacity Management
15 15 (20.00%) Citrix
15 15 (20.00%) NCDA
15 15 (20.00%) NCIE
16 14 (18.67%) F5
16 14 (18.67%) Juniper
16 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
17 13 (17.33%) CCNA
17 13 (17.33%) Time Management
17 13 (17.33%) VCP5
18 12 (16.00%) SCOM
18 12 (16.00%) DHCP
18 12 (16.00%) DNS
19 11 (14.67%) HP
19 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (14.67%) Converged Infrastructure

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) IaaS
1 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (30.67%) SAN
3 12 (16.00%) DHCP
3 12 (16.00%) DNS
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall
5 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.00%) BGP
6 5 (6.67%) VLAN
6 5 (6.67%) Network Security
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.67%) HSRP
6 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 5 (6.67%) VoIP
6 5 (6.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) DECT
7 3 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.00%) Electronics
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Architect
2 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 8 (10.67%) Data Centre Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) IT Support
9 2 (2.67%) Senior IT Support
9 2 (2.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (52.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) DTV
3 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) SUSE
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.67%) OS/400
3 5 (6.67%) AIX
3 5 (6.67%) HPUX
3 5 (6.67%) Solaris
3 5 (6.67%) zOS
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Capacity Management
2 13 (17.33%) Time Management
3 11 (14.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (10.67%) ITIL
5 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.67%) Coaching
7 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.00%) Validation
7 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (32.00%) CCNP
3 20 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (24.00%) CCIE
5 15 (20.00%) NCDA
5 15 (20.00%) NCIE
6 13 (17.33%) CCNA
6 13 (17.33%) VCP5
7 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (13.33%) CCDP
7 10 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Hyper-V
2 28 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) KVM
4 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.33%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) SCOM
2 5 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (93.33%) Cisco
2 45 (60.00%) NetApp
3 43 (57.33%) VMware
4 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.00%) Citrix
6 14 (18.67%) F5
6 14 (18.67%) Juniper
6 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (14.67%) HP
8 6 (8.00%) EMC
9 5 (6.67%) Brocade
9 5 (6.67%) IPFX
9 5 (6.67%) IBM
9 5 (6.67%) Oracle
9 5 (6.67%) Symantec
9 5 (6.67%) BMC
9 5 (6.67%) CA
9 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.00%) Mitel
10 3 (4.00%) Aruba