The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 57 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.60% - 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% - 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £70,000
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
184 267 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.87% 41.27% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 137 229 191
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

FlexPod
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod across the Merseyside region.

FlexPod Salary Trend in Merseyside

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) FCoE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki