Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1167 1111 1201
Rank change year-on-year -56 +90 -42
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 28 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.096% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 10 57 72
UK median annual salary £44,250 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% -20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,243 £43,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year -3.33% -26.53% +40.00%

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 75,663 72,926 90,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.40% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 59,688 59,315 72,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £27,495
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Top 10 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 April 2018. 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 -19 27 £45,000 -14.29% 6
UK excluding London -42 25 £43,500 -3.33% 5
South East -27 18 £52,050 +21.26% 1
Midlands +10 17 - - 1
West Midlands +2 17 - - 1
North of England 0 5 £43,500 -3.33% 1
North West -24 5 £43,500 -3.33% 1
London -5 2 £75,000 +11.11% 1
South West -7 1 - -
East of England -14 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 23 (82.14%) ITIL
3 23 (82.14%) HP
3 23 (82.14%) VMware
4 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (71.43%) Migration
5 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (67.86%) Converged Infrastructure
7 18 (64.29%) SolarWinds
8 17 (60.71%) Aruba
8 17 (60.71%) Network Security
8 17 (60.71%) Performance Management
8 17 (60.71%) Fortinet
8 17 (60.71%) Load Balancing
8 17 (60.71%) Cisco Prime
8 17 (60.71%) CheckPoint
8 17 (60.71%) Security Management
8 17 (60.71%) Wireless
8 17 (60.71%) CCNP
8 17 (60.71%) Presales
8 17 (60.71%) Application Performance Management
8 17 (60.71%) Cisco ISE
8 17 (60.71%) Meraki
8 17 (60.71%) SIEM
8 17 (60.71%) F5
8 17 (60.71%) ITIL V3
9 13 (46.43%) Infoblox
10 12 (42.86%) CCDP

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco ISE
2 17 (60.71%) Network Security
2 17 (60.71%) Wireless
3 12 (42.86%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) VLAN
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
5 5 (17.86%) IPsec
5 5 (17.86%) MPLS
5 5 (17.86%) OSPF
5 5 (17.86%) SNMP
5 5 (17.86%) SSL
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) IDOL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Network Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Network Security Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Presales Solution Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Security Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Security Solutions Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Flash
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) ITIL
2 20 (71.43%) Migration
3 19 (67.86%) Converged Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) Application Performance Management
4 17 (60.71%) ITIL V3
4 17 (60.71%) Load Balancing
4 17 (60.71%) Performance Management
4 17 (60.71%) Presales
4 17 (60.71%) Security Management
4 17 (60.71%) SIEM
5 12 (42.86%) DNA
5 12 (42.86%) Value Proposition
6 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) Line Management
9 5 (17.86%) Network Design
9 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.86%) Time Management
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) CCDP
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (14.29%) NCDA
6 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (10.71%) MCSA
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.71%) VCAP
7 1 (3.57%) NCIE
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (17.86%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) VMware NSX
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.57%) NDS
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (42.86%) CASB
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.14%) SnapMirror
3 2 (7.14%) SnapVault
4 1 (3.57%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) Simpana
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) HP
2 23 (82.14%) VMware
3 18 (64.29%) SolarWinds
4 17 (60.71%) Aruba
4 17 (60.71%) CheckPoint
4 17 (60.71%) F5
4 17 (60.71%) Fortinet
4 17 (60.71%) Meraki
5 13 (46.43%) Infoblox
6 12 (42.86%) Juniper
6 12 (42.86%) McAfee
6 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 12 (42.86%) Riverbed
6 12 (42.86%) Sophos
7 11 (39.29%) NetApp
8 6 (21.43%) Brocade
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Sourcefire
9 5 (17.86%) Veeam