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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 174 180 160
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 18 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.99% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 14
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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
1365 1308 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.48% 32.21% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 993 1010
Average salary £38,000 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 34 (100.00%) NetApp
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (91.18%) Windows
3 31 (91.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (79.41%) Mentoring
4 27 (79.41%) Coaching
4 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
4 27 (79.41%) SAN
5 26 (76.47%) Symantec
5 26 (76.47%) Hyper-V
6 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
6 25 (73.53%) Business Continuity
6 25 (73.53%) HP
7 24 (70.59%) EMC
7 24 (70.59%) IBM
7 24 (70.59%) Oracle
7 24 (70.59%) RDBMS
7 24 (70.59%) BMC
7 24 (70.59%) CA
7 24 (70.59%) Juniper
7 24 (70.59%) DB2
7 24 (70.59%) WebLogic
7 24 (70.59%) OS/400
7 24 (70.59%) AIX
7 24 (70.59%) HPUX
7 24 (70.59%) Solaris
7 24 (70.59%) Linux
7 24 (70.59%) Brocade

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (70.59%) WebLogic
1 24 (70.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (70.59%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
2 24 (70.59%) DB2
2 24 (70.59%) RDBMS
2 24 (70.59%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (70.59%) Oracle Database
2 24 (70.59%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Architect
1 25 (73.53%) Solutions Architect
2 24 (70.59%) Infrastructure Architect
2 24 (70.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (70.59%) Middleware
1 24 (70.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (91.18%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) AIX
2 24 (70.59%) HPUX
2 24 (70.59%) Solaris
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 24 (70.59%) OS/400
2 24 (70.59%) zOS
2 24 (70.59%) SUSE
2 24 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Mentoring
1 27 (79.41%) Coaching
2 25 (73.53%) Business Continuity
3 24 (70.59%) Converged Infrastructure
3 24 (70.59%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V2
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (17.65%) NCDA
3 3 (8.82%) NCIE
3 3 (8.82%) MCTS
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 31 (91.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (76.47%) Hyper-V
3 24 (70.59%) KVM
4 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.65%) vSphere
6 2 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (70.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.82%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.94%) Legato
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) NetApp
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 31 (91.18%) Microsoft
4 26 (76.47%) Symantec
5 25 (73.53%) HP
6 24 (70.59%) EMC
6 24 (70.59%) Juniper
6 24 (70.59%) BMC
6 24 (70.59%) CA
6 24 (70.59%) Brocade
6 24 (70.59%) IBM
6 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
6 24 (70.59%) CheckPoint
6 24 (70.59%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) McAfee
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
8 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) CommVault
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago