The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 145 149 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.077% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +26.31%
FlexPod
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
815 851 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.39% 33.41% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 481 629 595
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FlexPod
Salary Trend in Reading

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

FlexPod Salary Trend in Reading

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) NetApp
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 13 (100.00%) VTSP
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) NCDA
3 9 (69.23%) NCIE
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) WAAS
4 6 (46.15%) CCEE
4 6 (46.15%) CCA
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 6 (46.15%) vCloud
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) CCDP
5 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 3 (23.08%) VCDX

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) WAAS
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Technology Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) FlexPod Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Storage Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VTSP
2 9 (69.23%) NCDA
2 9 (69.23%) NCIE
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (46.15%) CCA
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CCEE
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) MCITP
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) CCDP
5 3 (23.08%) VCDX
5 3 (23.08%) VCAP
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) vCloud
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) NetApp
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) CommVault
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec