The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 179 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 8 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 0
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1035 1104 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 26.77% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 791 923 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
FlexPod
North West

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 28 July 2014.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in Manchester

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (77.78%) Citrix
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco
4 13 (48.15%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (29.63%) Change Management
5 8 (29.63%) MCITP
5 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
5 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
5 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (29.63%) SLA
5 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 8 (29.63%) MCSE
5 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
5 8 (29.63%) SaaS
5 8 (29.63%) Lync
5 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) EMC
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (22.22%) Dell
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 6 (22.22%) NCIE
8 5 (18.52%) Active Directory

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) MS Exchange
1 8 (29.63%) Lync
1 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) FlexPod Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) SUSE
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) AIX
1 2 (7.41%) HPUX
1 2 (7.41%) Solaris
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) OS/400
1 2 (7.41%) zOS
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Change Management
1 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
1 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (29.63%) MCITP
1 8 (29.63%) MCSE
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (22.22%) NCIE
3 4 (14.81%) VCP5
4 2 (7.41%) CCA
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.41%) NCDA
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (18.52%) XenApp
3 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) vCloud
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) KVM
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) NetApp
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Citrix
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) HP
4 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 7 (25.93%) EMC
6 6 (22.22%) Dell
6 6 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Brocade
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec