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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 160 - 192
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 26 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% - 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 3
Average salary £38,250 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.76%
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
1278 1169 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.41% 31.27% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 942 1166
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 27 January 2015.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in Manchester

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 44 (97.78%) NetApp
1 44 (97.78%) VMware
2 43 (95.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (86.67%) Cisco
4 29 (64.44%) HP
5 28 (62.22%) Hyper-V
6 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (57.78%) Windows
7 26 (57.78%) EMC
7 26 (57.78%) Symantec
8 23 (51.11%) Linux
9 22 (48.89%) Business Continuity
10 21 (46.67%) IBM
11 19 (42.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Management
11 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
11 19 (42.22%) Brocade
11 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
11 19 (42.22%) KVM
11 19 (42.22%) Mentoring
11 19 (42.22%) Coaching
11 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database
11 19 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (42.22%) RDBMS
11 19 (42.22%) Red Hat
11 19 (42.22%) zOS
11 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
11 19 (42.22%) Juniper
11 19 (42.22%) SAN
11 19 (42.22%) BMC

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (42.22%) WebLogic
1 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
1 19 (42.22%) DB2
1 19 (42.22%) RDBMS
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle Exadata
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle Database
1 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Architect
2 21 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 21 (46.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 21 (46.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (42.22%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) OS/400
3 19 (42.22%) zOS
3 19 (42.22%) AIX
3 19 (42.22%) HPUX
3 19 (42.22%) Solaris
3 19 (42.22%) SUSE
3 19 (42.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Business Continuity
2 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 19 (42.22%) Mentoring
2 19 (42.22%) Coaching
3 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (22.22%) NCDA
3 9 (20.00%) NCIE
4 8 (17.78%) VCAP
5 3 (6.67%) MCTS
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.44%) VCDX
6 2 (4.44%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (95.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (62.22%) Hyper-V
3 19 (42.22%) KVM
4 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) Legato
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) VMware
1 44 (97.78%) NetApp
2 39 (86.67%) Cisco
3 29 (64.44%) HP
4 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (57.78%) EMC
5 26 (57.78%) Symantec
6 21 (46.67%) IBM
7 19 (42.22%) Oracle
7 19 (42.22%) Brocade
7 19 (42.22%) Juniper
7 19 (42.22%) BMC
7 19 (42.22%) CA
7 19 (42.22%) Red Hat
7 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
8 10 (22.22%) Citrix
9 5 (11.11%) Veeam
10 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
10 4 (8.89%) Infoblox
11 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
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