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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 178 172
Rank change year-on-year -25 -6  
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.024% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.35% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £65,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.71% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,615 £75,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -55.18% +62.16%  

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 1711 1427 1273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.39% 41.31% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1490 1250 1038
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam