Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1098 1165 1121
Rank change year-on-year +67 -44 +79
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 20 33 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.032% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 55
UK median annual salary £37,500 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.28% +20.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,250 £39,863
90th Percentile £59,250 £77,100 £78,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -42.31% +8.33% -4.00%

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 63,490 70,603 68,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.90% 40.21% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48,613 55,235 55,737
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Top 6 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 February 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
England +70 17 £37,500 -48.28%
UK excluding London +68 14 £37,500 -42.31%
North of England +47 8 £35,000 -46.15%
North West +25 8 £35,000 -46.15%
South East +30 6 £50,000 -
London +19 3 £62,500 -16.67%

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

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) NetApp
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (40.00%) Veeam
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
8 6 (30.00%) NCIE
9 5 (25.00%) NCDA
9 5 (25.00%) VCAP
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (25.00%) e-Learning
9 5 (25.00%) Information Security
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) MCSA
9 5 (25.00%) Virgin Media
10 4 (20.00%) GDPR
10 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working

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 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) VSAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
General
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Senior DBA
5 3 (15.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) e-Learning
3 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 3 (15.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Presales
5 3 (15.00%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) BCP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) NCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) MCSA
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (25.00%) NCDA
3 5 (25.00%) VCAP
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) NetApp
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) HP
5 8 (40.00%) Veeam
6 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Virgin Media
8 2 (10.00%) F5
9 1 (5.00%) CommVault
9 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec