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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 133 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 3 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.42% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.14% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 17
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -
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
831 877 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.26% 37.21% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 565 550 663
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) F5
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) NCDA
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EMC

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (40.00%) EMC VNXe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) HP ASE
2 2 (40.00%) NCDA
2 2 (40.00%) NCIE
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EMC