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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 136 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £67,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -33.33%
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
910 845 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.92% 35.61% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 758 586 716
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in Reading

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) vCloud
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) Operations Management
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) e-Health
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Presales Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Presales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) e-Health
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) vCloud
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM