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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 858 875 740
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -135
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 57 57 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 134
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -

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
44196 46079 43843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.33% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35123 36267 35321
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 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015 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 30 July 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 +35 57 £47,500 -17.39% 3
South East +13 27 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Berkshire +23 25 £47,500 -26.92% 3
Slough - 17 £47,500 - 1
North West +6 15 £50,000 +37.93%
Manchester +17 12 - -
London +26 10 £68,750 +7.84%
City of London +38 5 £77,500 +34.78%
South Yorkshire +5 5 £35,000 -48.14%
Yorkshire +1 5 £35,000 -48.14%
Doncaster - 4 £35,000 -
Reading -9 3 £70,000 +7.69%
West Sussex -3 2 £35,000 -48.14%
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Horsham - 2 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 118 (80.27%) Cisco
2 111 (75.51%) NetApp
3 105 (71.43%) VMware
4 85 (57.82%) Data Centre
5 73 (49.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 71 (48.30%) Windows
7 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
8 66 (44.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (41.50%) SAN
10 59 (40.14%) Hyper-V
11 48 (32.65%) Linux
12 43 (29.25%) ITIL
13 42 (28.57%) HP
14 41 (27.89%) IBM
15 40 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (25.17%) vSphere
16 37 (25.17%) Mentoring
17 36 (24.49%) Coaching
17 36 (24.49%) CA
18 35 (23.81%) NCDA
19 34 (23.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 33 (22.45%) Data ONTAP
21 32 (21.77%) Converged Infrastructure
21 32 (21.77%) CheckPoint
21 32 (21.77%) Juniper
22 31 (21.09%) Business Continuity
23 30 (20.41%) CCNP
24 29 (19.73%) Symantec
24 29 (19.73%) Infrastructure Management
25 28 (19.05%) Capacity Management

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (16.33%) WebLogic
1 24 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.33%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.36%) PaaS
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 61 (41.50%) SAN
3 23 (15.65%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (15.65%) Firewall
4 22 (14.97%) DNS
5 21 (14.29%) DHCP
6 15 (10.20%) FCoE
7 12 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (8.16%) Ethernet
8 11 (7.48%) VLAN
9 10 (6.80%) WAN
10 9 (6.12%) LAN
10 9 (6.12%) Network Security
11 8 (5.44%) VoIP
12 7 (4.76%) NetScaler
13 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
14 5 (3.40%) BGP
14 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
14 5 (3.40%) Unified Communications
15 4 (2.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.33%) DB2
2 24 (16.33%) RDBMS
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 24 (16.33%) Relational Database
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 48 (32.65%) Architect
2 32 (21.77%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (17.01%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 20 (13.61%) Support Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) NetApp Engineer
7 13 (8.84%) Consultant
7 13 (8.84%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Technical Design Authority
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Storage Specialist
11 6 (4.08%) Server Specialist
11 6 (4.08%) FlexPod Specialist
12 5 (3.40%) NetApp Consultant
12 5 (3.40%) Data Centre Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (16.33%) Middleware
1 24 (16.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (1.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 85 (57.82%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Cloud
3 12 (8.16%) e-Health
4 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.12%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.04%) DTV
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) Clustering
7 2 (1.36%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.36%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.36%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (48.30%) Windows
2 48 (32.65%) Linux
3 33 (22.45%) Data ONTAP
4 26 (17.69%) Solaris
5 25 (17.01%) AIX
5 25 (17.01%) HPUX
5 25 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (16.33%) SUSE
6 24 (16.33%) OS/400
6 24 (16.33%) zOS
7 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.40%) UNIX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) ITIL
2 37 (25.17%) Mentoring
3 36 (24.49%) Coaching
4 32 (21.77%) Converged Infrastructure
5 31 (21.09%) Business Continuity
6 29 (19.73%) Infrastructure Management
7 28 (19.05%) Capacity Management
8 19 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (10.88%) Problem Management
10 15 (10.20%) Risk Analysis
10 15 (10.20%) Time Management
11 12 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.16%) Service Delivery
12 11 (7.48%) Service Management
13 10 (6.80%) Change Management
14 8 (5.44%) Operations Management
15 7 (4.76%) Migration
16 5 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 4 (2.72%) ITIL V3
17 4 (2.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.72%) C
2 2 (1.36%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (27.21%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (23.81%) NCDA
3 34 (23.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (20.41%) CCNP
5 24 (16.33%) NCIE
6 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
7 17 (11.56%) CCNA
7 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (8.84%) MCSE
8 13 (8.84%) VCP5
8 13 (8.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (7.48%) CCIE
10 10 (6.80%) CCDP
10 10 (6.80%) Degree
11 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.72%) MCTS
12 2 (1.36%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.36%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.01%) SLA
2 12 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (49.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (40.14%) Hyper-V
3 37 (25.17%) vSphere
4 24 (16.33%) KVM
5 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
6 11 (7.48%) XenApp
7 9 (6.12%) 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 24 (16.33%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.56%) SCOM
3 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 3 (2.04%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) Legato
Vendors
1 118 (80.27%) Cisco
2 111 (75.51%) NetApp
3 105 (71.43%) VMware
4 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
5 42 (28.57%) HP
6 41 (27.89%) IBM
7 36 (24.49%) CA
8 32 (21.77%) Juniper
8 32 (21.77%) CheckPoint
9 29 (19.73%) Symantec
10 26 (17.69%) EMC
10 26 (17.69%) Citrix
11 25 (17.01%) Red Hat
12 24 (16.33%) BMC
12 24 (16.33%) Oracle
12 24 (16.33%) Brocade
13 12 (8.16%) F5
14 5 (3.40%) IronPort
14 5 (3.40%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.40%) Websense
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