The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 801 855 803
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -52
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 82 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.044% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 76
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,400
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

FlexPod
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
England +63 79 £62,500 +13.63% 2
London +82 46 £62,500 +25.00%
City of London +61 22 £62,500 -
North West 0 19 £50,000 -23.07%
Manchester +14 16 £37,500 -42.30%
Berkshire +5 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
South East +2 10 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Slough +7 3 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Reading -15 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Doncaster - 3 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £70,000 -
South West - 2 £70,000 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 159 (86.89%) Cisco
2 130 (71.04%) VMware
3 124 (67.76%) NetApp
4 95 (51.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (45.36%) Microsoft
6 82 (44.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 80 (43.72%) Windows
8 68 (37.16%) SAN
8 68 (37.16%) Hyper-V
9 55 (30.05%) HP
10 53 (28.96%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (27.87%) Linux
12 46 (25.14%) IBM
13 45 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (24.59%) Mentoring
14 44 (24.04%) EMC
14 44 (24.04%) Juniper
15 43 (23.50%) CheckPoint
15 43 (23.50%) Coaching
16 41 (22.40%) Symantec
17 40 (21.86%) CA
17 40 (21.86%) ITIL
18 39 (21.31%) Citrix
18 39 (21.31%) Business Continuity
19 34 (18.58%) NCDA
20 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Management
21 32 (17.49%) NCIE
22 31 (16.94%) vSphere
22 31 (16.94%) SQL Server
22 31 (16.94%) Solaris

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 28 (15.30%) WebSphere
1 28 (15.30%) WebLogic
2 21 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.19%) IIS
7 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) IaaS
1 2 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (44.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 68 (37.16%) SAN
3 28 (15.30%) DNS
4 25 (13.66%) Firewall
5 24 (13.11%) DHCP
6 22 (12.02%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (11.48%) WAN
8 17 (9.29%) Network Security
9 16 (8.74%) VLAN
9 16 (8.74%) LAN
10 15 (8.20%) FCoE
11 12 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (6.56%) Ethernet
12 11 (6.01%) VoIP
13 7 (3.83%) TCP/IP
14 6 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (3.28%) Unified Communications
14 6 (3.28%) NetScaler
14 6 (3.28%) BGP
14 6 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.30%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.30%) Oracle Database
2 28 (15.30%) Oracle Exadata
2 28 (15.30%) RDBMS
2 28 (15.30%) DB2
General
1 13 (7.10%) Finance
2 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Legal
3 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.64%) Electronics
4 3 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (34.97%) Architect
2 37 (20.22%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (16.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (15.30%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Consultant
6 13 (7.10%) Technical Design Authority
7 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.92%) Cisco Architect
9 8 (4.37%) Data Centre Architect
9 8 (4.37%) Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Technical Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (3.83%) Data Centre Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 5 (2.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 28 (15.30%) WebSphere MQ
1 28 (15.30%) Middleware
2 2 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) e-Health
2 12 (6.56%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.64%) DTV
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 80 (43.72%) Windows
2 51 (27.87%) Linux
3 31 (16.94%) Solaris
4 30 (16.39%) AIX
4 30 (16.39%) HPUX
5 29 (15.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (15.30%) zOS
6 28 (15.30%) OS/400
6 28 (15.30%) SUSE
7 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.64%) UNIX
11 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.59%) Mentoring
2 43 (23.50%) Coaching
3 40 (21.86%) ITIL
4 39 (21.31%) Business Continuity
5 33 (18.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (12.02%) Capacity Management
7 17 (9.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (8.20%) Time Management
9 14 (7.65%) Migration
10 12 (6.56%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (4.37%) Operations Management
12 7 (3.83%) Project Management
12 7 (3.83%) Load Balancing
13 6 (3.28%) Data Management
13 6 (3.28%) ITSM
13 6 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (2.73%) Six Sigma
14 5 (2.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.46%) C
2 7 (3.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (28.96%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 34 (18.58%) NCDA
4 32 (17.49%) NCIE
5 30 (16.39%) CCNP
6 24 (13.11%) CCIE
7 22 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (8.74%) CCNA
9 13 (7.10%) MCSE
9 13 (7.10%) VCP5
10 12 (6.56%) CCDP
10 12 (6.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (6.01%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.92%) MCTS
12 9 (4.92%) Degree
13 7 (3.83%) VCAP
14 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.09%) HP ASE
15 2 (1.09%) VTSP
15 2 (1.09%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.21%) SLA
2 12 (6.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 95 (51.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (37.16%) Hyper-V
3 31 (16.94%) vSphere
4 28 (15.30%) KVM
5 27 (14.75%) Active Directory
6 11 (6.01%) XenApp
7 10 (5.46%) vCloud
8 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.64%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.09%) NFS
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (15.30%) Tivoli
2 15 (8.20%) SCOM
3 4 (2.19%) SCCM
4 3 (1.64%) Nagios
4 3 (1.64%) Legato
4 3 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (86.89%) Cisco
2 130 (71.04%) VMware
3 124 (67.76%) NetApp
4 83 (45.36%) Microsoft
5 55 (30.05%) HP
6 46 (25.14%) IBM
7 44 (24.04%) EMC
7 44 (24.04%) Juniper
8 43 (23.50%) CheckPoint
9 41 (22.40%) Symantec
10 40 (21.86%) CA
11 39 (21.31%) Citrix
12 30 (16.39%) BMC
13 29 (15.85%) Red Hat
14 28 (15.30%) Brocade
14 28 (15.30%) Oracle
15 20 (10.93%) F5
16 10 (5.46%) Veeam
17 5 (2.73%) IPFX
18 4 (2.19%) Mitel
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