Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 345 362
Rank change year-on-year +38 +17 0
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.070% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
North West median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £74,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -53.02% +14.62%
10th Percentile £39,750 £32,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £37,500 £81,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -31.03% +3.57%

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 3,616 4,305 4,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.79% 37.48% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,719 3,423 3,746
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,950 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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
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 7 December 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 +33 6 £50,000 +42.86%
Merseyside - 2 £42,500 -
FlexPod
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Azure
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (62.50%) Project Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (62.50%) Presales
4 5 (62.50%) VMware NSX
4 5 (62.50%) Commercial Awareness
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Replication
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (50.00%) AWS

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) FCoE
2 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 4 (50.00%) VSAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Flash
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (62.50%) Commercial Awareness
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Presales
3 5 (62.50%) Project Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) VMware NSX
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) NFS
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee