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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 163 170 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 10 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.96% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 11
Average salary - £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
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
1253 1351 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.14% 34.30% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1026 1238
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (97.83%) NetApp
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 43 (93.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (89.13%) Cisco
4 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
5 31 (67.39%) HP
5 31 (67.39%) Symantec
5 31 (67.39%) Data Centre
6 30 (65.22%) Windows
7 29 (63.04%) Business Continuity
8 28 (60.87%) EMC
9 27 (58.70%) Hyper-V
10 25 (54.35%) Linux
11 23 (50.00%) OS/400
11 23 (50.00%) AIX
11 23 (50.00%) HPUX
11 23 (50.00%) Solaris
11 23 (50.00%) Oracle
11 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
11 23 (50.00%) DB2
11 23 (50.00%) WebLogic
11 23 (50.00%) Juniper
11 23 (50.00%) SAN
11 23 (50.00%) BMC
11 23 (50.00%) CA
11 23 (50.00%) IBM
11 23 (50.00%) RDBMS
11 23 (50.00%) SUSE
11 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
11 23 (50.00%) zOS

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (19.57%) LAN
2 9 (19.57%) WAN
2 9 (19.57%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) Network Security
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 6 (13.04%) VLAN
6 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (50.00%) DB2
1 23 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 23 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Architect
2 27 (58.70%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.04%) NetApp Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Field Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Team Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (50.00%) Middleware
1 23 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Linux
3 23 (50.00%) OS/400
3 23 (50.00%) zOS
3 23 (50.00%) AIX
3 23 (50.00%) HPUX
3 23 (50.00%) Solaris
3 23 (50.00%) SUSE
3 23 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Business Continuity
2 23 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 23 (50.00%) Coaching
2 23 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (21.74%) NCDA
3 7 (15.22%) MCTS
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) NCIE
5 3 (6.52%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (93.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (58.70%) Hyper-V
3 23 (50.00%) KVM
4 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 5 (10.87%) vSphere
6 4 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) NetApp
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 41 (89.13%) Cisco
3 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (67.39%) HP
4 31 (67.39%) Symantec
5 28 (60.87%) EMC
6 23 (50.00%) Juniper
6 23 (50.00%) BMC
6 23 (50.00%) CA
6 23 (50.00%) IBM
6 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 23 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 23 (50.00%) Brocade
6 23 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (19.57%) Citrix
8 7 (15.22%) Veeam
9 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.17%) CommVault
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