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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 172 173 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 20 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £29,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.65% -53.60%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £60,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +23.07%
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
1341 1218 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.00% 32.78% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 998 1154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 24 December 2014.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in Manchester

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (100.00%) NetApp
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
1 32 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 25 (78.13%) HP
4 22 (68.75%) Hyper-V
5 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (59.38%) Windows
6 19 (59.38%) IBM
6 19 (59.38%) Symantec
7 18 (56.25%) Linux
7 18 (56.25%) EMC
8 17 (53.13%) Business Continuity
9 16 (50.00%) Oracle
9 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (50.00%) DB2
9 16 (50.00%) WebLogic
9 16 (50.00%) AIX
9 16 (50.00%) HPUX
9 16 (50.00%) Solaris
9 16 (50.00%) OS/400
9 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
9 16 (50.00%) Juniper
9 16 (50.00%) SAN
9 16 (50.00%) BMC
9 16 (50.00%) CA
9 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 16 (50.00%) zOS
9 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
9 16 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (50.00%) DB2
1 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Architect
2 18 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
2 18 (56.25%) Infrastructure Architect
2 18 (56.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 16 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) OS/400
3 16 (50.00%) zOS
3 16 (50.00%) AIX
3 16 (50.00%) HPUX
3 16 (50.00%) Solaris
3 16 (50.00%) SUSE
3 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Business Continuity
2 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 16 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (21.88%) NCIE
2 6 (18.75%) VCAP
2 6 (18.75%) NCDA
3 2 (6.25%) VTSP
3 2 (6.25%) VCDX
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 32 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (68.75%) Hyper-V
3 16 (50.00%) KVM
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) NetApp
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 25 (78.13%) HP
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 19 (59.38%) IBM
5 19 (59.38%) Symantec
6 18 (56.25%) EMC
7 16 (50.00%) Oracle
7 16 (50.00%) Brocade
7 16 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 16 (50.00%) Juniper
7 16 (50.00%) BMC
7 16 (50.00%) CA
8 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) Dell
9 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
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