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 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 231 229 256
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 21 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.15% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.45% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £60,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +23.07%
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
2447 2219 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.47% 33.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2110 1788 2235
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +1 20 £55,000 +89.65% 1
Cheshire +1 1 £72,500 +20.83%
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
1 34 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (97.06%) NetApp
3 28 (82.35%) Cisco
4 26 (76.47%) HP
5 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
6 20 (58.82%) Windows
6 20 (58.82%) IBM
6 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
7 19 (55.88%) Linux
7 19 (55.88%) Symantec
8 18 (52.94%) EMC
9 17 (50.00%) AIX
9 17 (50.00%) HPUX
9 17 (50.00%) Solaris
9 17 (50.00%) Business Continuity
10 16 (47.06%) Oracle
10 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
10 16 (47.06%) DB2
10 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
10 16 (47.06%) OS/400
10 16 (47.06%) RDBMS
10 16 (47.06%) Juniper
10 16 (47.06%) SAN
10 16 (47.06%) BMC
10 16 (47.06%) CA
10 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
10 16 (47.06%) zOS
10 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
10 16 (47.06%) WebSphere MQ

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
1 16 (47.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
1 16 (47.06%) DB2
1 16 (47.06%) RDBMS
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle Exadata
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database
1 16 (47.06%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Architect
2 19 (55.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (52.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 18 (52.94%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) FlexPod Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) WebSphere MQ
1 16 (47.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) AIX
3 17 (50.00%) HPUX
3 17 (50.00%) Solaris
4 16 (47.06%) OS/400
4 16 (47.06%) zOS
4 16 (47.06%) SUSE
4 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 16 (47.06%) Infrastructure Management
2 16 (47.06%) Mentoring
2 16 (47.06%) Coaching
3 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Management
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (23.53%) NCIE
2 7 (20.59%) NCDA
3 6 (17.65%) VCAP
4 2 (5.88%) VTSP
4 2 (5.88%) VCDX
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCTS
System Software
1 34 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
3 16 (47.06%) KVM
4 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (97.06%) NetApp
3 28 (82.35%) Cisco
4 26 (76.47%) HP
5 20 (58.82%) IBM
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 19 (55.88%) Symantec
7 18 (52.94%) EMC
8 16 (47.06%) Oracle
8 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
8 16 (47.06%) CheckPoint
8 16 (47.06%) Juniper
8 16 (47.06%) BMC
8 16 (47.06%) CA
8 16 (47.06%) Brocade
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
10 4 (11.76%) Dell
11 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
12 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
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