The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 923 874 946
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +72
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 31 91 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.083% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.20% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 24 63 40
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43421 44715 49219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.31% 40.56% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35102 35246 39088
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing FlexPod as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

FlexPod Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FlexPod
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Trend in the UK

FlexPod
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FlexPod over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 31 £57,500 -6.12%
London -29 16 £61,250 -
Wiltshire +4 5 £45,000 -35.71%
South West 0 5 £45,000 -35.71%
Swindon - 5 £45,000 -
South East +14 4 £50,000 -25.92%
City of London +25 3 £65,000 +4.00%
Berkshire +14 3 £52,500 -22.22%
North West +1 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester -16 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Salford - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Slough -3 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Cambridge - 1 £67,500 -
Horsham - 1 £33,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £33,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £67,500 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 75 (90.36%) Cisco
2 68 (81.93%) VMware
3 58 (69.88%) NetApp
4 50 (60.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (51.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (49.40%) vSphere
7 36 (43.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (36.14%) Data Centre
9 28 (33.73%) Presales
10 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
11 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
13 21 (25.30%) Data ONTAP
14 20 (24.10%) Converged Infrastructure
14 20 (24.10%) NCDA
14 20 (24.10%) NCIE
15 18 (21.69%) ITIL
16 17 (20.48%) HP
16 17 (20.48%) Citrix
16 17 (20.48%) vCloud
17 15 (18.07%) vRealize
18 14 (16.87%) F5
18 14 (16.87%) SAN
18 14 (16.87%) CheckPoint
18 14 (16.87%) Windows
19 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
20 12 (14.46%) SLA
21 11 (13.25%) Juniper
21 11 (13.25%) VCAP
22 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.82%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (16.87%) SAN
3 9 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (10.84%) Ethernet
3 9 (10.84%) Firewall
4 8 (9.64%) FCoE
4 8 (9.64%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.23%) Network Security
6 5 (6.02%) DNS
6 5 (6.02%) VLAN
7 4 (4.82%) BGP
7 4 (4.82%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (4.82%) IPsec
7 4 (4.82%) MPLS
7 4 (4.82%) OSPF
7 4 (4.82%) SNMP
7 4 (4.82%) SSL
7 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.82%) VPN
7 4 (4.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.82%) Billing
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Consultant
2 19 (22.89%) Architect
3 14 (16.87%) VMware Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) FlexPod Consultant
5 10 (12.05%) FlexPod Engineer
5 10 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (10.84%) Presales Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) VMware Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) NetApp Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) NetApp Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Storage Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.23%) VMware Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (9.64%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (7.23%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) e-Health
5 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Data ONTAP
2 14 (16.87%) Windows
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.23%) Linux
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Presales
2 20 (24.10%) Converged Infrastructure
3 18 (21.69%) ITIL
4 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.05%) Project Management
5 9 (10.84%) Migration
5 9 (10.84%) Time Management
6 7 (8.43%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (8.43%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Change Management
8 5 (6.02%) Coaching
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.02%) People Management
8 5 (6.02%) SOA
9 4 (4.82%) Application Performance Management
9 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.82%) Line Management
9 4 (4.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (27.71%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (24.10%) NCDA
3 20 (24.10%) NCIE
4 11 (13.25%) VCAP
5 10 (12.05%) CCIE
6 8 (9.64%) CCNA
6 8 (9.64%) VCP5
6 8 (9.64%) VCP6
7 5 (6.02%) Degree
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (6.02%) MCTS
7 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.82%) CCNP
8 4 (4.82%) VCDX
9 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) SLA
2 9 (10.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 43 (51.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (49.40%) vSphere
3 22 (26.51%) Hyper-V
4 17 (20.48%) vCloud
5 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
6 8 (9.64%) XenApp
7 7 (8.43%) XenDesktop
8 5 (6.02%) XenServer
9 3 (3.61%) NFS
10 2 (2.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) vRealize
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.82%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.82%) SCOM
4 3 (3.61%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.41%) Legato
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (90.36%) Cisco
2 68 (81.93%) VMware
3 58 (69.88%) NetApp
4 25 (30.12%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.48%) Citrix
5 17 (20.48%) HP
6 14 (16.87%) CheckPoint
6 14 (16.87%) F5
7 11 (13.25%) Juniper
8 10 (12.05%) Palo Alto
9 9 (10.84%) CommVault
9 9 (10.84%) Veeam
10 7 (8.43%) Dell
10 7 (8.43%) Dell Compellent
10 7 (8.43%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (6.02%) CA
11 5 (6.02%) IBM
11 5 (6.02%) Oracle
11 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.02%) Symantec