The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 177 162 181
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 18 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.46% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.39% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 1
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -62.06%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
FlexPod
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1295 1219 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.08% 32.76% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1005 1053
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

FlexPod
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in Manchester

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in Manchester

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (100.00%) NetApp
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (59.26%) Cisco
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) HP
4 12 (44.44%) IBM
4 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) EMC
7 8 (29.63%) Middleware
7 8 (29.63%) Symantec
7 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
7 8 (29.63%) Brocade
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
7 8 (29.63%) OS/400
7 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) DB2
7 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) AIX
7 8 (29.63%) HPUX
7 8 (29.63%) Solaris
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (29.63%) zOS
7 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) Lync
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
1 8 (29.63%) RDBMS
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Exadata
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) OS/400
2 8 (29.63%) zOS
2 8 (29.63%) SUSE
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) AIX
2 8 (29.63%) HPUX
2 8 (29.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Continuity
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Management
1 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
1 8 (29.63%) Coaching
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
2 7 (25.93%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
2 7 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (22.22%) NCIE
2 5 (18.52%) NCDA
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCITP
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) VCAP
5 2 (7.41%) CCA
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 8 (29.63%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) NetApp
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) HP
3 12 (44.44%) IBM
4 10 (37.04%) Citrix
5 9 (33.33%) EMC
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) Juniper
6 8 (29.63%) BMC
6 8 (29.63%) CA
6 8 (29.63%) Brocade
6 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
6 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
6 8 (29.63%) Symantec
7 4 (14.81%) Dell
7 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
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