Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1088 1175
Rank change year-on-year -25 +87 -76
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 28 63 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.092% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 9 56 62
England median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% -10.20% +2.08%
10th Percentile £39,500 £32,243 £43,000
90th Percentile £53,075 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £43,000 £53,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -18.87% -13.47% +2.08%

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 69,430 68,663 83,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.14% 42.72% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,509 55,763 68,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%

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
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 20 May 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 -2 21 £52,050 +21.26% 1
West Midlands +27 16 - - 2
Midlands +12 16 - - 3
North of England -7 5 £43,500 -3.33% 1
North West -13 5 £43,500 -3.33%
South West -7 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 £40,000 - 1
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) VMware
3 25 (89.29%) HP
3 25 (89.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (75.00%) ITIL
4 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 19 (67.86%) Migration
6 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (64.29%) Converged Infrastructure
7 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
8 16 (57.14%) Aruba
8 16 (57.14%) F5
8 16 (57.14%) ITIL V3
8 16 (57.14%) SIEM
8 16 (57.14%) Fortinet
8 16 (57.14%) Load Balancing
8 16 (57.14%) Network Security
8 16 (57.14%) Performance Management
8 16 (57.14%) Security Management
8 16 (57.14%) Wireless
8 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
8 16 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (57.14%) CCNP
8 16 (57.14%) Application Performance Management
8 16 (57.14%) Meraki
8 16 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
8 16 (57.14%) Presales
9 15 (53.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (53.57%) Riverbed

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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security
2 16 (57.14%) Wireless
3 15 (53.57%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) FCoE
5 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) OSPF
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Network Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Network Security Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Presales Solution Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Security Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Security Solutions Architect
1 15 (53.57%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Flash
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) ITIL
2 19 (67.86%) Migration
3 18 (64.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 16 (57.14%) Application Performance Management
4 16 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 16 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 16 (57.14%) Performance Management
4 16 (57.14%) Presales
4 16 (57.14%) Security Management
4 16 (57.14%) SIEM
5 15 (53.57%) DNA
5 15 (53.57%) Value Proposition
6 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Change Management
9 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
3 15 (53.57%) CCDP
3 15 (53.57%) CCIE
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (21.43%) NCDA
6 5 (17.86%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) MCSA
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (10.71%) NCIE
7 3 (10.71%) VCAP
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.14%) VCP5
8 2 (7.14%) VCP6
9 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) VMware NSX
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (53.57%) CASB
3 3 (10.71%) SnapMirror
3 3 (10.71%) SnapVault
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
4 2 (7.14%) vMotion
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) Simpana
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) VMware
3 25 (89.29%) HP
4 17 (60.71%) SolarWinds
5 16 (57.14%) Aruba
5 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 16 (57.14%) F5
5 16 (57.14%) Fortinet
5 16 (57.14%) Meraki
6 15 (53.57%) Infoblox
6 15 (53.57%) Juniper
6 15 (53.57%) McAfee
6 15 (53.57%) Palo Alto
6 15 (53.57%) Riverbed
6 15 (53.57%) Sophos
7 12 (42.86%) NetApp
8 7 (25.00%) Veeam
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Brocade
10 3 (10.71%) EMC