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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 186 155 182
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 8 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.65% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.76% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Median salary £65,000 £43,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -31.20%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £63,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
1522 1310 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.75% 37.13% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1031 1198
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing FlexPod as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
6 6 (54.55%) Citrix
7 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (45.45%) AppSense
7 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
7 5 (45.45%) Veeam
7 5 (45.45%) VLAN
7 5 (45.45%) Network Security
7 5 (45.45%) Symantec
7 5 (45.45%) HP
7 5 (45.45%) LAN
7 5 (45.45%) WAN
7 5 (45.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (36.36%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (27.27%) NCDA
9 3 (27.27%) NCIE
9 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (18.18%) Change Management
10 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
11 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
11 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
11 1 (9.09%) Presales

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
1 5 (45.45%) VLAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) NCDA
1 3 (27.27%) NCIE
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) AppSense
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Symantec
5 5 (45.45%) Veeam
6 1 (9.09%) EMC