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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 640 617 687
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +70
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 16 46 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.10% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.23% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 5
Average salary £61,250 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -
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
19755 20400 23021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.74% 45.63% 46.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16656 16596 18613
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 April 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
(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 +27 3 £65,000 +4.00%
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (65.63%) NetApp
3 21 (65.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (37.50%) NCIE
7 10 (31.25%) Converged Infrastructure
8 9 (28.13%) NCDA
8 9 (28.13%) Presales
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (25.00%) vSphere
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (21.88%) Juniper
10 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
10 7 (21.88%) Citrix
10 7 (21.88%) CommVault
10 7 (21.88%) CCIE
10 7 (21.88%) Dell
10 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.88%) Veeam
10 7 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (21.88%) XenApp
10 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
10 7 (21.88%) F5
10 7 (21.88%) vCloud
10 7 (21.88%) VCP5
10 7 (21.88%) VCP6

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) SoftLayer
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) FCoE
3 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.63%) NetApp Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (9.38%) FlexPod Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (18.75%) VCE vBlock
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.13%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Converged Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Presales
3 7 (21.88%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) People Management
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 5 (15.63%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Demand Management
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) NCIE
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (28.13%) NCDA
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.88%) CCIE
4 7 (21.88%) VCP5
4 7 (21.88%) VCP6
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) VCAP
6 2 (6.25%) VCDX
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (21.88%) vCloud
4 7 (21.88%) XenApp
4 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 5 (15.63%) XenServer
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) vRealize
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) NetApp
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) CommVault
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
4 7 (21.88%) Dell Compellent
4 7 (21.88%) F5
4 7 (21.88%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) Nimble Storage
4 7 (21.88%) Palo Alto
4 7 (21.88%) Veeam
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) IBM