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

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 1074 1147
Rank change year-on-year -49 +73 -26
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 33 69 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.042% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 55 82
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,250 £41,158 £41,500
90th Percentile £77,100 £81,000 £72,375
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 69,378 67,329 83,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.94% 40.83% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54,909 55,390 68,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
North of England -11 12 £65,000 - 1
North West -20 12 £65,000 - 1
London -12 11 £75,000 +7.14% 1
West Midlands +5 9 - -
Midlands +4 9 - -
South East -9 9 - -
South West +6 1 - -
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (48.48%) ITIL
4 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
5 13 (39.39%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (36.36%) HP
6 12 (36.36%) CCNP
7 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) Migration
7 11 (33.33%) NetApp
7 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 11 (33.33%) F5
7 11 (33.33%) VLAN
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (30.30%) Converged Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) Security Management
9 9 (27.27%) Wireless
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
9 9 (27.27%) Fortinet
9 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
9 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
9 9 (27.27%) SIEM
9 9 (27.27%) Aruba
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco ISE

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 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Network Security
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (33.33%) VLAN
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco ISE
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) BGP
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 6 (18.18%) IPsec
6 6 (18.18%) MPLS
6 6 (18.18%) OSPF
6 6 (18.18%) SNMP
6 6 (18.18%) SSL
6 6 (18.18%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) IDOL
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (18.18%) Billing
1 6 (18.18%) Law
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Team Leader
1 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
1 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
2 4 (12.12%) Head of Architecture
2 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Head of Development
3 3 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Flash
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
3 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 11 (33.33%) Migration
5 10 (30.30%) Converged Infrastructure
5 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (27.27%) Application Performance Management
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 9 (27.27%) Performance Management
6 9 (27.27%) Presales
6 9 (27.27%) Security Management
6 9 (27.27%) SIEM
7 7 (21.21%) Microservices
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) Re-Platforming
7 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (18.18%) Line Management
8 6 (18.18%) Network Design
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCIE
4 6 (18.18%) CCDP
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.09%) EMCIE
6 3 (9.09%) EMCTA
6 3 (9.09%) NCDA
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.06%) CCNA
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.06%) VCAP
8 1 (3.03%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware NSX
5 2 (6.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) SnapMirror
2 1 (3.03%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) HP
4 11 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 11 (33.33%) F5
4 11 (33.33%) NetApp
5 9 (27.27%) Aruba
5 9 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 9 (27.27%) Meraki
5 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 6 (18.18%) Brocade
6 6 (18.18%) CommVault
6 6 (18.18%) Sourcefire
7 5 (15.15%) Juniper
7 5 (15.15%) Palo Alto
8 4 (12.12%) iManage
9 3 (9.09%) Infoblox
9 3 (9.09%) McAfee
9 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 3 (9.09%) Veeam