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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 894 885 947
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +62
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 29 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.074% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 44
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
41867 43451 48692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.96% 40.65% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34043 34380 39089
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 27 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -31 29 £60,000 -4.00% 5
London -3 15 £62,500 - 1
South West +5 6 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Wiltshire +12 4 - -
Swindon - 4 - -
North West +5 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £52,500 -25.00% 1
South East -1 3 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Manchester -8 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Salford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £80,000 - 1
Slough +2 1 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 59 (79.73%) VMware
3 55 (74.32%) NetApp
4 44 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 39 (52.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (40.54%) vSphere
6 30 (40.54%) Data Centre
7 27 (36.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (27.03%) Presales
9 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (22.97%) NCIE
10 17 (22.97%) Hyper-V
11 16 (21.62%) Data ONTAP
11 16 (21.62%) ITIL
12 15 (20.27%) Citrix
13 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 14 (18.92%) HP
13 14 (18.92%) Converged Infrastructure
13 14 (18.92%) F5
13 14 (18.92%) NCDA
14 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.22%) vRealize
16 11 (14.86%) VCAP
16 11 (14.86%) vCloud
16 11 (14.86%) SLA
16 11 (14.86%) SQL
16 11 (14.86%) Windows
16 11 (14.86%) Juniper
17 10 (13.51%) Project Management
17 10 (13.51%) MS Excel

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 3 (4.05%) IIS
1 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (12.16%) Ethernet
2 9 (12.16%) SAN
3 7 (9.46%) Firewall
4 5 (6.76%) FCoE
4 5 (6.76%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.76%) Network Security
4 5 (6.76%) VLAN
5 4 (5.41%) BGP
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.41%) IPsec
5 4 (5.41%) MPLS
5 4 (5.41%) OSPF
5 4 (5.41%) SNMP
5 4 (5.41%) SSL
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) VPN
5 4 (5.41%) Wireless
6 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Architect
2 16 (21.62%) Consultant
3 14 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) FlexPod Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.81%) VMware Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (9.46%) FlexPod Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (9.46%) NetApp Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) NetApp Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Storage Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.11%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.76%) e-Health
5 5 (6.76%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.76%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Data ONTAP
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Presales
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 14 (18.92%) Converged Infrastructure
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
5 9 (12.16%) Time Management
6 8 (10.81%) Change Management
6 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.46%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.46%) People Management
7 7 (9.46%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.46%) SOA
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.41%) Network Design
9 4 (5.41%) Security Management
9 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.97%) NCIE
4 14 (18.92%) NCDA
5 11 (14.86%) VCAP
6 10 (13.51%) CCIE
7 7 (9.46%) Degree
7 7 (9.46%) VCP5
7 7 (9.46%) VCP6
8 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (5.41%) CCNP
11 3 (4.05%) CCNA
12 2 (2.70%) MCTS
12 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.35%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
2 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 39 (52.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (40.54%) vSphere
3 17 (22.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.86%) vCloud
5 10 (13.51%) XenApp
6 9 (12.16%) XenDesktop
7 7 (9.46%) XenServer
8 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
9 2 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) vRealize
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) Legato
3 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 59 (79.73%) VMware
3 55 (74.32%) NetApp
4 15 (20.27%) Citrix
5 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 14 (18.92%) F5
5 14 (18.92%) HP
6 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.86%) Juniper
8 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
9 9 (12.16%) CommVault
10 8 (10.81%) Veeam
11 7 (9.46%) Dell
11 7 (9.46%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (9.46%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (9.46%) Oracle
12 5 (6.76%) CA
12 5 (6.76%) IBM
12 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.41%) Aruba
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