The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 234 213
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21  
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 8 1 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.017% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.045% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 22
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +62.16%  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2461 2229 2368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.99% 38.66% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1820 1889
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for FlexPod in the North West

FlexPod
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FlexPod in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in the North West

FlexPod
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 6 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -22 2 £56,250 -6.25%
FlexPod
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) NetApp
2 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
3 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (50.00%) NCDA
5 7 (50.00%) Change Management
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (42.86%) MCITP
6 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) vSphere
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (35.71%) IIS

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) DMZ
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) ISDN
5 1 (7.14%) PSTN
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Server Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) NCDA
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (42.86%) MCITP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) NCIE
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) NetApp
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) AppSense
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) Meraki
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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