Period
to 21 July 2019

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 6 months to 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 329 352 360
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 20 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.040% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 9
North West median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% +28.57%
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year - -21.57% -5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,393 4,381 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.81% 35.06% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,987 3,390 4,179
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing FlexPod as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
Manchester +35 20 £52,500 +22.09% 1
FlexPod
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) NetApp
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (95.00%) HP
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Veeam
2 19 (95.00%) Data Centre
3 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (85.00%) VMware NSX
4 17 (85.00%) Presales
4 17 (85.00%) Project Management
4 17 (85.00%) Migration
5 14 (70.00%) Replication
5 14 (70.00%) C
5 14 (70.00%) Flash
5 14 (70.00%) Data ONTAP
5 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (60.00%) iSCSI
7 12 (60.00%) FCoE
7 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (60.00%) VSAN
7 12 (60.00%) PMO
7 12 (60.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (60.00%) Web Services
7 12 (60.00%) ITIL

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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (25.00%) IaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (60.00%) FCoE
1 12 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (60.00%) iSCSI
1 12 (60.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 12 (60.00%) VSAN
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Consultant
1 12 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Principal Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Flash
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (70.00%) Replication
3 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Data ONTAP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (85.00%) Migration
2 17 (85.00%) Presales
2 17 (85.00%) Project Management
3 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (45.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 8 (40.00%) Change Management
5 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNA
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (45.00%) VCAP
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) NCDA
4 4 (20.00%) NCIE
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (85.00%) VMware NSX
3 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (60.00%) NFS
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) NetApp
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) HP
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Veeam
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix