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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 249 236 246
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 6 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.83% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Median salary £65,000 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -21.81%
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -29.62%
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
2541 2416 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.93% 35.98% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1936 2015
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing FlexPod as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the North West

FlexPod
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 6 £65,000 +51.16%
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) NCDA
7 2 (18.18%) NCIE
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Replication
8 1 (9.09%) FCoE
8 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (9.09%) NFS

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) FlexPod Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Architect
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) NCDA
1 2 (18.18%) NCIE
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) NetApp
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam