The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 181 159
Rank change year-on-year -22 -22  
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 2 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.029% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.073% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 22
Median salary £56,250 £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +62.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.73% +35.29%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1672 1367 1378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 42.71% 40.12% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1139 1104
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing FlexPod as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FlexPod in Manchester

FlexPod
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for FlexPod in Manchester

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FlexPod in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing FlexPod also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Veeam
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Presales
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) NCDA

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
1 6 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
1 1 (12.50%) NCIE
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) EMC