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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 242 246 213
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 18 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.52% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 21
Average salary £42,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £63,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-25.49% +15.90%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2421 2479 2232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.11% 33.21% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1902 1814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the North West

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in the North West

FlexPod
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 17 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) NetApp
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
3 29 (80.56%) Windows
3 29 (80.56%) SAN
4 26 (72.22%) Business Continuity
4 26 (72.22%) IBM
4 26 (72.22%) Hyper-V
4 26 (72.22%) Mentoring
4 26 (72.22%) Coaching
5 24 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 24 (66.67%) HP
5 24 (66.67%) Symantec
6 23 (63.89%) BMC
6 23 (63.89%) CA
6 23 (63.89%) Juniper
6 23 (63.89%) Brocade
6 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
6 23 (63.89%) zOS
6 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
6 23 (63.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 23 (63.89%) Tivoli
6 23 (63.89%) Middleware
6 23 (63.89%) SUSE
6 23 (63.89%) EMC
6 23 (63.89%) OS/400
6 23 (63.89%) RDBMS

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (63.89%) WebLogic
1 23 (63.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (11.11%) VLAN
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) SSL
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) HTTP
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
4 3 (8.33%) DSL
4 3 (8.33%) H.323
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) IPsec
4 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) DB2
2 23 (63.89%) RDBMS
2 23 (63.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 23 (63.89%) Oracle Database
2 23 (63.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (63.89%) Architect
1 23 (63.89%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (63.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Field Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (63.89%) Middleware
1 23 (63.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 24 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) AIX
2 23 (63.89%) HPUX
2 23 (63.89%) Solaris
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) OS/400
2 23 (63.89%) zOS
2 23 (63.89%) SUSE
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Business Continuity
1 26 (72.22%) Mentoring
1 26 (72.22%) Coaching
2 23 (63.89%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (63.89%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (19.44%) NCDA
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) NCIE
5 3 (8.33%) MCTS
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 32 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (72.22%) Hyper-V
3 23 (63.89%) KVM
4 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) Tivoli
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.33%) SCOrch
3 3 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (2.78%) Legato
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) NetApp
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 26 (72.22%) IBM
4 24 (66.67%) HP
4 24 (66.67%) Symantec
5 23 (63.89%) Oracle
5 23 (63.89%) EMC
5 23 (63.89%) Juniper
5 23 (63.89%) BMC
5 23 (63.89%) CA
5 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
5 23 (63.89%) CheckPoint
5 23 (63.89%) Brocade
6 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.33%) Meraki
7 3 (8.33%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago