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 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 900 852 926
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +74
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 51 89 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.085% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.21% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 17
Average salary £62,500 £53,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.82% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -33.33%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 16 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 5 February 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
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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 -35 45 £62,500 +16.82% 3
Berkshire +11 17 £56,250 +45.16%
South East -4 17 £50,000 +25.00%
London -13 17 £67,500 +8.00% 2
Slough +6 12 £50,000 +29.03%
City of London +42 9 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Manchester -5 5 £43,000 +12.41%
North West -20 5 £43,000 +11.68%
East of England +1 3 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £67,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £67,500 -
Reading - 3 £67,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £70,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (83.72%) Cisco
2 101 (78.29%) VMware
3 84 (65.12%) NetApp
4 74 (57.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (52.71%) Microsoft
6 65 (50.39%) vSphere
7 59 (45.74%) Converged Infrastructure
8 53 (41.09%) Data Centre
9 51 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 44 (34.11%) Hyper-V
11 41 (31.78%) VCE vBlock
12 40 (31.01%) Presales
13 39 (30.23%) vCloud
14 37 (28.68%) Windows
14 37 (28.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (27.13%) SAN
15 35 (27.13%) Active Directory
15 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (24.81%) HP
16 32 (24.81%) Mentoring
17 30 (23.26%) ITIL
18 29 (22.48%) SLA
18 29 (22.48%) CheckPoint
18 29 (22.48%) Data ONTAP
19 26 (20.16%) PCI DSS
20 25 (19.38%) Juniper
21 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
21 24 (18.60%) Coaching
22 23 (17.83%) SoftLayer
22 23 (17.83%) OpenStack

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (17.83%) OpenStack
2 15 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.63%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.53%) MS Exchange
4 10 (7.75%) IIS
4 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (14.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.83%) SoftLayer
3 15 (11.63%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 35 (27.13%) SAN
3 23 (17.83%) DNS
4 12 (9.30%) Firewall
5 8 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (6.20%) Ethernet
5 8 (6.20%) NAS
6 7 (5.43%) FCoE
6 7 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (5.43%) Network Security
7 5 (3.88%) VLAN
8 4 (3.10%) BGP
8 4 (3.10%) IPsec
8 4 (3.10%) MPLS
8 4 (3.10%) OSPF
8 4 (3.10%) SNMP
8 4 (3.10%) SSL
8 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.10%) VPN
8 4 (3.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.63%) DB2
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (3.10%) Billing
1 4 (3.10%) Legal
2 1 (0.78%) Banking
2 1 (0.78%) Retail
2 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (37.98%) Architect
2 36 (27.91%) Consultant
3 24 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (17.83%) Cloud Architect
5 21 (16.28%) Support Engineer
6 17 (13.18%) NetApp Consultant
6 17 (13.18%) NetApp Engineer
7 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 14 (10.85%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (10.08%) FlexPod Consultant
10 11 (8.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (8.53%) Presales Consultant
10 11 (8.53%) Storage Consultant
10 11 (8.53%) VMware Support Engineer
11 10 (7.75%) Project Engineer
11 10 (7.75%) Storage Engineer
12 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (6.20%) Project Support Engineer
13 8 (6.20%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) Middleware
1 15 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 15 (11.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 53 (41.09%) Data Centre
2 41 (31.78%) VCE vBlock
3 23 (17.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (4.65%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.10%) e-Health
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 29 (22.48%) Data ONTAP
3 19 (14.73%) Linux
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 15 (11.63%) AIX
5 15 (11.63%) HPUX
5 15 (11.63%) OS/400
5 15 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.63%) Solaris
5 15 (11.63%) SUSE
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.63%) zOS
6 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.74%) Converged Infrastructure
2 40 (31.01%) Presales
3 32 (24.81%) Mentoring
4 30 (23.26%) ITIL
5 24 (18.60%) Coaching
6 19 (14.73%) Demand Management
7 18 (13.95%) Business Continuity
8 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (7.75%) Migration
10 8 (6.20%) ITIL V2
10 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.43%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (4.65%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.88%) Capacity Management
13 5 (3.88%) Project Management
14 4 (3.10%) ITIL V3
14 4 (3.10%) SIEM
14 4 (3.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) C
2 10 (7.75%) SQL
3 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (28.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (17.83%) NCDA
3 23 (17.83%) VCDX
4 20 (15.50%) NCIE
5 18 (13.95%) CCNA
6 11 (8.53%) CCNP
6 11 (8.53%) MCTS
6 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.53%) VCAP
7 10 (7.75%) CCIE
8 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.78%) VCP5
10 1 (0.78%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.48%) SLA
2 26 (20.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 74 (57.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (50.39%) vSphere
3 44 (34.11%) Hyper-V
4 39 (30.23%) vCloud
5 35 (27.13%) Active Directory
6 15 (11.63%) KVM
7 3 (2.33%) NFS
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) Tivoli
2 8 (6.20%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (6.20%) SCCM
2 8 (6.20%) SCOM
2 8 (6.20%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.55%) Legato
Vendors
1 108 (83.72%) Cisco
2 101 (78.29%) VMware
3 84 (65.12%) NetApp
4 68 (52.71%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.81%) HP
6 29 (22.48%) CheckPoint
7 25 (19.38%) Juniper
8 21 (16.28%) IBM
9 20 (15.50%) Symantec
10 19 (14.73%) Brocade
10 19 (14.73%) CA
11 17 (13.18%) EMC
12 15 (11.63%) BMC
12 15 (11.63%) Oracle
12 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
13 14 (10.85%) F5
14 13 (10.08%) Citrix
15 10 (7.75%) Palo Alto
16 8 (6.20%) McAfee
17 6 (4.65%) SolarWinds
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