Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1142 1170
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 +22
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 52 76 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.040% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 88
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +39.30% -22.69%
10th Percentile £62,500 £39,750 £39,400
90th Percentile £77,000 £80,750 £71,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £74,500 £70,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +6.43% +42.13% -27.04%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76731 77099 91683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.04% 40.87% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57773 63322 73444
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FlexPod as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FlexPod over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +17 52 £72,500 +3.57%
UK excluding London +7 32 £74,500 +6.43%
London +14 20 £72,500 +3.57%
North of England +7 17 £74,500 +14.62%
North West +2 17 £74,500 +14.62%
South East +26 14 £45,000 -40.00%
Midlands +41 13 - -
West Midlands +29 13 - -
South West +29 1 £50,000 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 27 (51.92%) Data Centre
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
6 19 (36.54%) F5
6 19 (36.54%) VLAN
7 18 (34.62%) ITIL
7 18 (34.62%) CCNP
8 17 (32.69%) Load Balancing
8 17 (32.69%) Network Security
8 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
9 16 (30.77%) VMware
10 15 (28.85%) IPsec
10 15 (28.85%) OSPF
10 15 (28.85%) BGP
10 15 (28.85%) NetApp
11 14 (26.92%) MPLS
11 14 (26.92%) Project Management
11 14 (26.92%) Wireless
11 14 (26.92%) SSL
11 14 (26.92%) VPN
11 14 (26.92%) Ethernet
11 14 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (26.92%) Fortinet
11 14 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
11 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
11 14 (26.92%) Meraki

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.54%) Office 365
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 19 (36.54%) VLAN
4 17 (32.69%) Network Security
5 15 (28.85%) BGP
5 15 (28.85%) IPsec
5 15 (28.85%) OSPF
6 14 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (26.92%) Cisco ISE
6 14 (26.92%) Ethernet
6 14 (26.92%) MPLS
6 14 (26.92%) SSL
6 14 (26.92%) VPN
6 14 (26.92%) Wireless
7 13 (25.00%) SNMP
8 7 (13.46%) DHCP
9 6 (11.54%) DNS
9 6 (11.54%) WAN
10 5 (9.62%) SAN
11 4 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) IDOL
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (25.00%) Billing
2 6 (11.54%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 6 (11.54%) Head of Architecture
2 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 5 (9.62%) Juniper Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Network Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.69%) Head of Development
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Java Applications Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Head of Applications
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) ITIL
2 17 (32.69%) Load Balancing
2 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
3 14 (26.92%) Presales
3 14 (26.92%) Project Management
4 13 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
4 13 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 13 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 13 (25.00%) Line Management
4 13 (25.00%) Migration
4 13 (25.00%) Network Design
4 13 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 13 (25.00%) Security Management
4 13 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (25.00%) SIEM
4 13 (25.00%) Time Management
5 12 (23.08%) Microservices
5 12 (23.08%) Re-Platforming
5 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (34.62%) CCNP
3 9 (17.31%) CCIE
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.77%) CCDP
5 3 (5.77%) EMCIE
5 3 (5.77%) EMCTA
6 1 (1.92%) CCDA
6 1 (1.92%) NCIE
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) XenApp
3 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) NFS
6 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) CheckPoint
2 19 (36.54%) F5
3 16 (30.77%) VMware
4 15 (28.85%) NetApp
5 14 (26.92%) Fortinet
5 14 (26.92%) Meraki
5 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
6 13 (25.00%) Aruba
6 13 (25.00%) Brocade
6 13 (25.00%) HP
6 13 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.46%) Citrix
9 6 (11.54%) CommVault
9 6 (11.54%) Juniper
9 6 (11.54%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.69%) iManage
11 2 (3.85%) EMC
12 1 (1.92%) 3PAR