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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 864 877 893
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 32 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.059% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 57
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,950 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £62,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -29.62%

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
39200 45916 45246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.99% 42.42% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31973 36947 35341
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2016 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 19 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 September 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 +20 32 £70,000 +47.36% 4
South East +20 21 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Berkshire -4 12 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Slough +7 6 £70,000 +47.36%
North West -7 5 £51,250 +19.18% 1
Manchester -20 5 £51,250 +19.18% 1
Hampshire - 4 £83,750 -
London +45 3 £72,500 +20.83% 1
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Fareham - 3 £90,000 -
Northampton - 3 £60,000 - 1
Horsham - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Reading +12 1 £70,000 +70.73%
City of London - 1 £80,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £41,500 -
Camberley - 1 £41,500 -
Surrey - 1 £41,500 -

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 55 (77.46%) Cisco
2 48 (67.61%) VMware
3 40 (56.34%) Hybrid Cloud
4 37 (52.11%) Hyper-V
5 36 (50.70%) NetApp
6 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
7 28 (39.44%) vCloud
8 24 (33.80%) Converged Infrastructure
8 24 (33.80%) vSphere
9 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
10 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
11 20 (28.17%) Nimsoft
11 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (28.17%) VCDX
12 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
12 19 (26.76%) HP
13 18 (25.35%) Perl
13 18 (25.35%) Python
13 18 (25.35%) Ruby
13 18 (25.35%) SoftLayer
13 18 (25.35%) IBM Cloud
14 17 (23.94%) Vagrant
14 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (23.94%) Ansible
14 17 (23.94%) Docker
14 17 (23.94%) Puppet
15 16 (22.54%) Citrix
15 16 (22.54%) Demand Management

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 13 (18.31%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (25.35%) IBM Cloud
3 18 (25.35%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.41%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) FCoE
4 3 (4.23%) LAN
4 3 (4.23%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.82%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) Skype
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Architect
2 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 17 (23.94%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (14.08%) DevOps Architect
7 9 (12.68%) Citrix Architect
7 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) FlexPod Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) Automation Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) VMware Architect
11 3 (4.23%) Citrix Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Presales Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 3 (4.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (56.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
3 14 (19.72%) VCE vBlock
4 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.31%) Private Cloud
5 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
5 12 (16.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) e-Health
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Data ONTAP
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Converged Infrastructure
2 16 (22.54%) Demand Management
2 16 (22.54%) Presales
3 15 (21.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 14 (19.72%) DevOps
5 13 (18.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.90%) People Management
6 12 (16.90%) SOA
7 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 9 (12.68%) Change Management
8 9 (12.68%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (7.04%) Service Management
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Application Packaging
11 3 (4.23%) High Availability
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.23%) Project Management
11 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 18 (25.35%) Perl
2 18 (25.35%) Python
2 18 (25.35%) Ruby
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) VCDX
2 12 (16.90%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.45%) NCIE
5 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.04%) VCAP
6 4 (5.63%) NCDA
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.82%) VCP5
9 1 (1.41%) CCIE
9 1 (1.41%) CCNA
9 1 (1.41%) CCNP
9 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.41%) MCSE
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (39.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (52.11%) Hyper-V
2 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (39.44%) vCloud
4 24 (33.80%) vSphere
5 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.94%) Docker
7 14 (19.72%) XenApp
7 14 (19.72%) XenDesktop
7 14 (19.72%) XenServer
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.82%) Xen
10 1 (1.41%) NFS
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Ansible
1 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (23.94%) Puppet
2 9 (12.68%) vRealize
3 7 (9.86%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (77.46%) Cisco
2 48 (67.61%) VMware
3 36 (50.70%) NetApp
4 20 (28.17%) Nimsoft
5 19 (26.76%) HP
6 16 (22.54%) Citrix
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.31%) Oracle
9 5 (7.04%) AppSense
10 4 (5.63%) Veeam
11 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 2 (2.82%) Juniper
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec
12 1 (1.41%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.41%) CA
12 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.41%) CommVault
12 1 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) EMC
12 1 (1.41%) F5
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