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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 219 226 241
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 23 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.84% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 5
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £43,750 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
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
2274 2370 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.61% 34.32% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1812 1853 1989
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 +15 21 £32,500 -50.00%
Merseyside +12 1 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Cheshire +6 1 - -
FlexPod
England

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 52 (96.30%) NetApp
3 51 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (90.74%) Cisco
5 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
6 34 (62.96%) Windows
6 34 (62.96%) Symantec
7 33 (61.11%) HP
8 30 (55.56%) Business Continuity
8 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
9 27 (50.00%) EMC
10 25 (46.30%) Linux
11 23 (42.59%) AIX
11 23 (42.59%) HPUX
11 23 (42.59%) Solaris
11 23 (42.59%) IBM
12 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
12 22 (40.74%) SAN
13 21 (38.89%) SUSE
13 21 (38.89%) Middleware
13 21 (38.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 21 (38.89%) Brocade
13 21 (38.89%) WebSphere
13 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (38.89%) Oracle Exadata
13 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
13 21 (38.89%) BMC
13 21 (38.89%) CA
13 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
13 21 (38.89%) zOS

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 21 (38.89%) WebLogic
1 21 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
3 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Lync
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) SAN
2 14 (25.93%) WAN
3 13 (24.07%) LAN
3 13 (24.07%) DNS
4 10 (18.52%) DHCP
4 10 (18.52%) Network Security
5 9 (16.67%) VLAN
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.85%) FCoE
8 1 (1.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) DSL
8 1 (1.85%) H.323
8 1 (1.85%) IPsec
8 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.89%) DB2
2 21 (38.89%) RDBMS
2 21 (38.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 21 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 21 (38.89%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Architect
2 25 (46.30%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (40.74%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Field Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Support Team Leader
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 21 (38.89%) Middleware
1 21 (38.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Linux
3 23 (42.59%) AIX
3 23 (42.59%) HPUX
3 23 (42.59%) Solaris
4 21 (38.89%) OS/400
4 21 (38.89%) zOS
4 21 (38.89%) SUSE
4 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 21 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 21 (38.89%) Coaching
3 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (20.37%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) Data Management
4 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) C
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (27.78%) NCDA
3 11 (20.37%) NCIE
4 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (16.67%) MCTS
6 7 (12.96%) VCAP
7 2 (3.70%) VTSP
7 2 (3.70%) VCDX
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNA
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 21 (38.89%) KVM
4 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.81%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) vCloud
7 1 (1.85%) XenApp
7 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (38.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.56%) Nagios
2 3 (5.56%) Legato
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) VMware
2 52 (96.30%) NetApp
3 49 (90.74%) Cisco
4 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
5 34 (62.96%) Symantec
6 33 (61.11%) HP
7 27 (50.00%) EMC
8 23 (42.59%) IBM
9 21 (38.89%) Oracle
9 21 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 21 (38.89%) CheckPoint
9 21 (38.89%) Juniper
9 21 (38.89%) BMC
9 21 (38.89%) CA
9 21 (38.89%) Brocade
10 16 (29.63%) Citrix
11 10 (18.52%) Veeam
12 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.56%) Infoblox
12 3 (5.56%) CommVault
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