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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 841 838 745
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -93
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 63 71 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 61 113
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%

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
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 18 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 4 September 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 0 62 £47,500 -24.00% 9
South East +26 35 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Berkshire +35 31 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Slough - 19 £47,500 -
North West -2 18 £42,750 +31.53% 1
Manchester +6 17 £43,000 +32.30% 1
West Midlands -15 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire +5 3 £35,000 -48.14%
South Yorkshire -1 3 £35,000 -48.14%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 - -
West Sussex -9 2 £35,000 -52.54%
Horsham - 2 £35,000 -
Doncaster - 2 £35,000 -
Reading -4 1 £41,000 -39.25% 1
London -21 1 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Windsor - 1 £62,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 124 (84.35%) NetApp
2 118 (80.27%) Cisco
3 104 (70.75%) VMware
4 81 (55.10%) Data Centre
5 70 (47.62%) Windows
6 69 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (44.22%) SAN
8 62 (42.18%) Microsoft
9 59 (40.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 57 (38.78%) Hyper-V
11 49 (33.33%) ITIL
12 47 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
13 45 (30.61%) Linux
14 44 (29.93%) Data ONTAP
15 41 (27.89%) IBM
16 39 (26.53%) HP
16 39 (26.53%) CCNP
16 39 (26.53%) Mentoring
16 39 (26.53%) vSphere
17 37 (25.17%) NCDA
18 34 (23.13%) Coaching
19 33 (22.45%) CA
19 33 (22.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 31 (21.09%) Converged Infrastructure
21 29 (19.73%) CCNA
21 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
22 28 (19.05%) CheckPoint
22 28 (19.05%) Juniper
22 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
23 26 (17.69%) Capacity Management

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (15.65%) WebLogic
1 23 (15.65%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.40%) IIS
5 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.36%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.65%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.36%) PaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (44.22%) SAN
2 59 (40.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (12.93%) DNS
3 19 (12.93%) Firewall
4 18 (12.24%) DHCP
5 17 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (8.84%) FCoE
7 10 (6.80%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (6.80%) Ethernet
8 6 (4.08%) NAS
9 5 (3.40%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.40%) LAN
9 5 (3.40%) WAN
10 4 (2.72%) VPN
10 4 (2.72%) VoIP
10 4 (2.72%) MPLS
10 4 (2.72%) IPsec
10 4 (2.72%) VLAN
10 4 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.65%) DB2
2 23 (15.65%) RDBMS
2 23 (15.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 23 (15.65%) Oracle Database
2 23 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.08%) Legal
3 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
3 3 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (27.21%) Architect
2 28 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (18.37%) NetApp Engineer
4 24 (16.33%) Consultant
4 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (15.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 22 (14.97%) Support Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) NetApp Consultant
8 8 (5.44%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) FlexPod Consultant
9 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Server Specialist
10 6 (4.08%) Data Centre Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) FlexPod Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Storage Specialist
10 6 (4.08%) FlexPod Specialist
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.65%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (15.65%) Middleware
1 23 (15.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (55.10%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.61%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (6.80%) e-Health
3 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.12%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.04%) DTV
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 70 (47.62%) Windows
2 45 (30.61%) Linux
3 44 (29.93%) Data ONTAP
4 24 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (16.33%) Solaris
5 23 (15.65%) AIX
5 23 (15.65%) HPUX
5 23 (15.65%) OS/400
5 23 (15.65%) zOS
5 23 (15.65%) SUSE
6 16 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.40%) UNIX
9 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.33%) ITIL
2 39 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 34 (23.13%) Coaching
4 31 (21.09%) Converged Infrastructure
5 28 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 26 (17.69%) Capacity Management
6 26 (17.69%) Business Continuity
7 16 (10.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (10.20%) Time Management
9 13 (8.84%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (8.16%) Problem Management
10 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.80%) Service Management
12 9 (6.12%) Change Management
13 7 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 6 (4.08%) Operations Management
15 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2
15 5 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 3 (2.04%) ITIL V2
16 3 (2.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) C
2 4 (2.72%) SQL
3 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (26.53%) CCNP
3 37 (25.17%) NCDA
4 33 (22.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (19.73%) CCNA
6 23 (15.65%) NCIE
7 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
8 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.84%) MCSE
10 11 (7.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (6.80%) CCDP
12 8 (5.44%) Degree
13 5 (3.40%) CCIE
14 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
15 3 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.69%) SLA
2 10 (6.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (46.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (38.78%) Hyper-V
3 39 (26.53%) vSphere
4 23 (15.65%) KVM
5 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
6 10 (6.80%) XenApp
7 7 (4.76%) vCloud
8 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.36%) Firmware
11 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) Tivoli
2 20 (13.61%) SCOM
3 6 (4.08%) SCCM
4 5 (3.40%) WSUS
5 3 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.04%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.68%) Legato
Vendors
1 124 (84.35%) NetApp
2 118 (80.27%) Cisco
3 104 (70.75%) VMware
4 62 (42.18%) Microsoft
5 41 (27.89%) IBM
6 39 (26.53%) HP
7 33 (22.45%) CA
8 28 (19.05%) Juniper
8 28 (19.05%) CheckPoint
9 24 (16.33%) Symantec
9 24 (16.33%) Red Hat
10 23 (15.65%) BMC
10 23 (15.65%) EMC
10 23 (15.65%) Oracle
10 23 (15.65%) Brocade
11 18 (12.24%) Citrix
12 5 (3.40%) IronPort
12 5 (3.40%) Blue Coat
12 5 (3.40%) F5
12 5 (3.40%) Websense
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