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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
Rank 820 855 831
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 77 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.032% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 53
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,350
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +26.31%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

FlexPod Salary Histogram in the UK

FlexPod
Top 30 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 19 December 2014. 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 +39 76 £62,500 +4.16% 4
London +49 30 £62,500 - 2
North West +4 21 £58,750 +17.50% 1
City of London +48 20 £62,500 - 1
Manchester +1 20 £55,000 +89.65%
South East +10 9 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +3 6 £40,000 -33.33%
South West -2 6 £50,000 -35.48%
Wiltshire -3 6 £50,000 -35.48%
Swindon - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -10 3 £62,500 +4.16%
East Midlands +24 2 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Derbyshire +14 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Reading +4 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Birmingham -11 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Slough -13 2 £38,750 -35.41%
Staines - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £40,000 -
Derby +3 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Crawley +2 1 - -
West Sussex -1 1 - -
Peterborough -4 1 - -
Cheshire -6 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
Leeds -11 1 £67,500 +12.50%
Sheffield -16 1 £67,500 +12.50%
South Yorkshire -20 1 £67,500 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -20 1 £67,500 +12.50%
East of England -22 1 - -
Yorkshire -31 1 £67,500 +12.50%

FlexPod
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 129 (86.00%) Cisco
2 114 (76.00%) NetApp
2 114 (76.00%) VMware
3 105 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (51.33%) Hyper-V
5 75 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
7 53 (35.33%) HP
8 52 (34.67%) Juniper
9 47 (31.33%) Windows
10 46 (30.67%) EMC
11 44 (29.33%) CheckPoint
12 43 (28.67%) IBM
13 42 (28.00%) Symantec
14 39 (26.00%) Citrix
15 37 (24.67%) SQL Server
15 37 (24.67%) SAN
16 35 (23.33%) Mentoring
16 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
17 32 (21.33%) Linux
18 31 (20.67%) Coaching
18 31 (20.67%) Business Continuity
19 29 (19.33%) CA
20 28 (18.67%) Brocade
20 28 (18.67%) AIX
20 28 (18.67%) HPUX
20 28 (18.67%) Solaris
21 27 (18.00%) OS/400
21 27 (18.00%) zOS
21 27 (18.00%) SUSE

FlexPod
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (18.00%) WebLogic
1 27 (18.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.00%) IIS
3 8 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) Lync
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Revit
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) PaaS
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
1 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 37 (24.67%) SAN
3 11 (7.33%) Firewall
4 9 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (4.00%) WAN
5 6 (4.00%) WAAS
6 4 (2.67%) VoIP
7 3 (2.00%) Wireless
7 3 (2.00%) DECT
7 3 (2.00%) DNS
8 2 (1.33%) FCoE
8 2 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.33%) LAN
8 2 (1.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.33%) Network Security
8 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.67%) NAS
9 1 (0.67%) VLAN
9 1 (0.67%) DHCP
9 1 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.00%) DB2
2 27 (18.00%) RDBMS
2 27 (18.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 27 (18.00%) Oracle Database
2 27 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Billing
3 2 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (28.67%) Architect
2 42 (28.00%) Consultant
3 30 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 28 (18.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 21 (14.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 16 (10.67%) FlexPod Consultant
7 15 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
8 13 (8.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 13 (8.67%) Sales Consultant
9 11 (7.33%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.00%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Technology Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (3.33%) Data Centre Consultant
13 4 (2.67%) Solutions Consultant
14 3 (2.00%) VMware Consultant
14 3 (2.00%) FlexPod Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 27 (18.00%) Middleware
2 1 (0.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.67%) FMCG
2 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.33%) e-Health
3 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.67%) PKI
4 1 (0.67%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (0.67%) GIS
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (31.33%) Windows
2 32 (21.33%) Linux
3 28 (18.67%) AIX
3 28 (18.67%) HPUX
3 28 (18.67%) Solaris
4 27 (18.00%) OS/400
4 27 (18.00%) zOS
4 27 (18.00%) SUSE
4 27 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) Mentoring
2 31 (20.67%) Coaching
2 31 (20.67%) Business Continuity
3 27 (18.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 16 (10.67%) Project Management
5 9 (6.00%) Data Management
6 8 (5.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.67%) Change Management
7 7 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.00%) ITIL
8 6 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 5 (3.33%) CRM
9 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.67%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (2.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (2.67%) Migration
11 3 (2.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) SQL
2 5 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (18.00%) NCIE
3 25 (16.67%) NCDA
3 25 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (15.33%) CCIE
5 21 (14.00%) VTSP
6 13 (8.67%) CCNP
7 12 (8.00%) VCAP
8 10 (6.67%) CCDP
9 8 (5.33%) MCITP
9 8 (5.33%) VCDX
10 7 (4.67%) CCEE
10 7 (4.67%) CCA
10 7 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (4.00%) MCSE
12 2 (1.33%) CCNA
12 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (51.33%) Hyper-V
3 27 (18.00%) KVM
4 15 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (9.33%) vSphere
6 10 (6.67%) vCloud
7 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (18.00%) Tivoli
2 14 (9.33%) Legato
3 6 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) SCOM
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 129 (86.00%) Cisco
2 114 (76.00%) NetApp
2 114 (76.00%) VMware
3 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (35.33%) HP
5 52 (34.67%) Juniper
6 46 (30.67%) EMC
7 44 (29.33%) CheckPoint
8 43 (28.67%) IBM
9 42 (28.00%) Symantec
10 39 (26.00%) Citrix
11 29 (19.33%) CA
12 28 (18.67%) Brocade
13 27 (18.00%) Oracle
13 27 (18.00%) BMC
13 27 (18.00%) Red Hat
14 17 (11.33%) F5
15 14 (9.33%) CommVault
16 9 (6.00%) Dell
17 6 (4.00%) 3PAR
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