The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 18 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.69% 0.79% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 1.90% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £62,500 £77,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +10.00%
FlexPod
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
47 105 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.83% 41.50% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 76 39
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in the Midlands

FlexPod
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod Consultant
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware