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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 249 210 253
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +43
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 12 34 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.50% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 1.57% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+15.21% +4.54%
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (100.00%) NetApp
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) Citrix
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco
6 16 (48.48%) HP
7 11 (33.33%) IBM
7 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 10 (30.30%) NCIE
8 10 (30.30%) Change Management
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
8 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
9 8 (24.24%) EMC
9 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (21.21%) Lync
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (21.21%) SaaS
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (21.21%) MCITP
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE
11 6 (18.18%) Dell
11 6 (18.18%) Project Management
11 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
11 6 (18.18%) NCDA
12 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) Lync
1 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
6 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) FlexPod Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) AIX
1 5 (15.15%) HPUX
1 5 (15.15%) Solaris
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) OS/400
1 5 (15.15%) zOS
1 5 (15.15%) SUSE
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Change Management
1 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
1 10 (30.30%) Problem Management
2 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.15%) Coaching
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (30.30%) NCIE
2 7 (21.21%) MCITP
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.18%) NCDA
4 4 (12.12%) VCP5
5 3 (9.09%) VCAP
6 2 (6.06%) CCA
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) KVM
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) vCloud
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) NetApp
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Citrix
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
5 16 (48.48%) HP
6 11 (33.33%) IBM
7 8 (24.24%) EMC
8 6 (18.18%) Dell
8 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
9 5 (15.15%) Juniper
9 5 (15.15%) BMC
9 5 (15.15%) CA
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) Brocade
9 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.15%) Symantec
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