Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1104 1153
Rank change year-on-year 0 +49 -7
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 23 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.073% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 64
England median annual salary £58,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £61,450 £39,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £77,000 £82,125
UK median annual salary £58,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.57% +40.00%

FlexPod is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,827 73,572 77,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.26% 44.85% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52,828 55,641 64,107
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FlexPod as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod in England.

Salary trend for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FlexPod in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in England

FlexPod
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 13 £52,050 +32.42% 1
London +20 8 £62,500 -13.79% 1
West Midlands +31 7 £50,000 -
Midlands +15 7 £50,000 -
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
4 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (47.83%) NetApp
6 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (34.78%) Converged Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Presales
6 8 (34.78%) Value Proposition
7 7 (30.43%) F5
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
7 7 (30.43%) Juniper
7 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (21.74%) Meraki
9 5 (21.74%) Application Performance Management
9 5 (21.74%) CASB
9 5 (21.74%) GDPR
9 5 (21.74%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) RIP
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) SNMP
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) OLTP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Network Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Presales Solution Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Security Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Security Solutions Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (13.04%) SUSE
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Converged Infrastructure
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
1 8 (34.78%) Value Proposition
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Application Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (21.74%) DNA
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Security Management
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCDP
3 5 (21.74%) CCIE
3 5 (21.74%) NCIE
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) NCDA
4 4 (17.39%) VCP6
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (21.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (4.35%) Docker
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) CASB
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.35%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.35%) SnapVault
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.35%) vMotion
3 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) NetApp
4 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
5 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) F5
5 7 (30.43%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) 3PAR
6 5 (21.74%) Aruba
6 5 (21.74%) Fortinet
6 5 (21.74%) Infoblox
6 5 (21.74%) McAfee
6 5 (21.74%) Meraki
6 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
6 5 (21.74%) Riverbed
6 5 (21.74%) Sophos
7 4 (17.39%) Scality
7 4 (17.39%) Veeam
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle