Period
to 19 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1153 1156
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +33
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 26 52 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.066% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 63
UK median annual salary £58,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.57% +39.30%
10th Percentile £47,500 £62,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £74,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -32.89% +6.43% +42.13%

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 71,704 79,148 79,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.23% 44.36% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55,688 59,677 65,490
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for FlexPod in the UK

FlexPod
Top 8 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 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 +22 19 £58,000 -20.00% 2
UK excluding London +4 10 £50,000 -32.89% 2
London +42 9 £62,500 -13.79%
South East +13 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +20 3 £50,000 -
Midlands +9 3 £50,000 -
North of England +15 1 £35,000 -53.02% 1
North West -5 1 £35,000 -53.02% 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) NetApp
5 11 (42.31%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) Converged Infrastructure
5 11 (42.31%) Presales
6 10 (38.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 8 (30.77%) VSAN
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Time Management
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) CCIE
8 7 (26.92%) Business Development
8 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (26.92%) Line Management
8 7 (26.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 6 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
10 5 (19.23%) NCIE
11 4 (15.38%) GDPR
11 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (15.38%) Value Proposition
11 4 (15.38%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds

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 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) VSAN
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) BGP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) RIP
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) OLTP
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (38.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (11.54%) SUSE
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Converged Infrastructure
1 11 (42.31%) Presales
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Time Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Development
3 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (26.92%) Line Management
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Value Proposition
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 8 (30.77%) CCIE
4 7 (26.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (19.23%) NCIE
6 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) CCNP
6 3 (11.54%) NCDA
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) VCP6
8 1 (3.85%) CCDP
8 1 (3.85%) MCSA
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) CASB
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
6 4 (15.38%) F5
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.54%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) Veeam
8 2 (7.69%) Scality
8 2 (7.69%) Virgin Media
9 1 (3.85%) Aruba
9 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.85%) Riverbed