Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1127 1114
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +49
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 19 48 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.029% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 70
England median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +3.57% +39.30%
10th Percentile £32,500 £62,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,000 £81,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -31.03% +3.57% +27.27%

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 62,489 69,264 69,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.98% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,565 52,592 57,407
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +78 7 £62,500 -13.79%
South East +18 6 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -1 4 £35,000 -53.02% 1
North of England -2 4 £35,000 -53.02% 1
West Midlands +22 2 £50,000 -
Midlands +19 2 £50,000 -
FlexPod
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) NetApp
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
7 6 (31.58%) NCIE
8 5 (26.32%) NCDA
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) Veeam
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) GDPR
8 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (26.32%) Information Security
8 5 (26.32%) CCNA
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 4 (21.05%) MCSA
9 4 (21.05%) e-Learning

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 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) RIP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) OLTP
General
1 3 (15.79%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) e-Learning
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (5.26%) SUSE
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Server Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) NCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) NCDA
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (21.05%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (21.05%) VCAP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) NetApp
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Veeam
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Virgin Media
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Juniper
8 1 (5.26%) CommVault
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.26%) Scality
8 1 (5.26%) Symantec