Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1121 1167
Rank change year-on-year +10 +46 -17
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 32 55 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.075% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 13 46 54
England median annual salary £52,050 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.64% +3.70% +22.73%
10th Percentile £40,550 £36,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £51,025 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -24.41% - +22.73%

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 68,935 73,793 80,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.69% 44.55% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 53,561 56,539 66,953
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +7 20 £52,050 +54.84%
West Midlands +36 14 £50,000 -
Midlands +13 14 £50,000 -
London +4 7 £62,500 -13.79%
North of England +26 2 £46,750 -28.08% 1
North West +10 2 £46,750 -28.08% 1
East of England - 1 £40,000 - 1
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) VMware
3 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
4 20 (62.50%) HP
5 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (50.00%) Migration
6 16 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (46.88%) Presales
7 15 (46.88%) Value Proposition
7 15 (46.88%) SolarWinds
7 15 (46.88%) ITIL
8 14 (43.75%) WAN
8 14 (43.75%) CCNP
8 14 (43.75%) Juniper
8 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
8 14 (43.75%) Network Security
8 14 (43.75%) F5
9 13 (40.63%) NetApp
10 12 (37.50%) McAfee
10 12 (37.50%) Sophos
10 12 (37.50%) Security Management
10 12 (37.50%) Wireless
10 12 (37.50%) CCDP
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
10 12 (37.50%) CCIE
10 12 (37.50%) DNA
10 12 (37.50%) Performance Management
10 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing

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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (43.75%) Network Security
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
3 12 (37.50%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) RIP
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) VSAN
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) DMZ
7 1 (3.13%) OSPF
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) OLTP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Presales Solution Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Security Solutions Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) IBM XIV
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (9.38%) SUSE
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 16 (50.00%) Migration
2 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Presales
2 15 (46.88%) Value Proposition
3 12 (37.50%) Application Performance Management
3 12 (37.50%) DNA
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 12 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 12 (37.50%) Security Management
3 12 (37.50%) SIEM
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Storage Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) CCDP
3 12 (37.50%) CCIE
4 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) NCDA
6 4 (12.50%) NCIE
6 4 (12.50%) VCP6
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.25%) VCP5
9 1 (3.13%) MCSA
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.13%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) VMware NSX
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) CASB
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) SnapMirror
2 2 (6.25%) SnapVault
2 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 2 (6.25%) vMotion
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Simpana
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 26 (81.25%) VMware
3 20 (62.50%) HP
4 15 (46.88%) SolarWinds
5 14 (43.75%) CheckPoint
5 14 (43.75%) F5
5 14 (43.75%) Juniper
6 13 (40.63%) NetApp
7 12 (37.50%) Aruba
7 12 (37.50%) Fortinet
7 12 (37.50%) Infoblox
7 12 (37.50%) McAfee
7 12 (37.50%) Meraki
7 12 (37.50%) Palo Alto
7 12 (37.50%) Riverbed
7 12 (37.50%) Sophos
8 6 (18.75%) Veeam
9 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Scality