Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1141 1206
Rank change year-on-year -5 +65 -25
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 43 59 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.076% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 16 49 59
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -14.81% +22.73%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,375 £35,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year - -34.55% +44.74%

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 75,362 77,656 88,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.51% 43.72% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,255 60,249 71,869
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,835 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% -0.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +14 39 £50,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London 0 32 £45,000 -
South East -2 24 £52,050 +36.01%
West Midlands +37 17 £50,000 -
Midlands +25 17 £50,000 -
London -18 7 £62,500 -13.79% 1
North of England +13 5 £43,500 -3.33%
North West +3 5 £43,500 -3.33%
East of England +14 1 £40,000 -
South West -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) VMware
3 31 (72.09%) Data Centre
4 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (62.79%) HP
5 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (55.81%) Converged Infrastructure
7 22 (51.16%) Presales
7 22 (51.16%) Migration
8 21 (48.84%) ITIL
8 21 (48.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (44.19%) Value Proposition
9 19 (44.19%) CCIE
10 18 (41.86%) NetApp
10 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
10 18 (41.86%) F5
11 17 (39.53%) Infoblox
11 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
11 17 (39.53%) Juniper
11 17 (39.53%) CCNP
11 17 (39.53%) WAN
11 17 (39.53%) Network Security
12 16 (37.21%) Performance Management
12 16 (37.21%) Fortinet
12 16 (37.21%) Load Balancing
12 16 (37.21%) Security Management
12 16 (37.21%) Wireless
12 16 (37.21%) CCDP
12 16 (37.21%) DNA
12 16 (37.21%) Cisco Prime

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 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (39.53%) Network Security
2 17 (39.53%) WAN
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco ISE
3 16 (37.21%) Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) VSAN
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 4 (9.30%) SAN
6 3 (6.98%) DNS
7 2 (4.65%) BGP
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.65%) DHCP
7 2 (4.65%) DMZ
7 2 (4.65%) FCoE
7 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall
7 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.65%) MPLS
7 2 (4.65%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) OLTP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.65%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Architect
2 19 (44.19%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (37.21%) Network Architect
3 16 (37.21%) Network Security Architect
3 16 (37.21%) Presales Solution Architect
3 16 (37.21%) Security Architect
3 16 (37.21%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Flash
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (72.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Data ONTAP
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (6.98%) SUSE
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Converged Infrastructure
2 22 (51.16%) Migration
2 22 (51.16%) Presales
3 21 (48.84%) ITIL
4 19 (44.19%) Value Proposition
5 16 (37.21%) Application Performance Management
5 16 (37.21%) DNA
5 16 (37.21%) ITIL V3
5 16 (37.21%) Load Balancing
5 16 (37.21%) Performance Management
5 16 (37.21%) Security Management
5 16 (37.21%) SIEM
6 7 (16.28%) High Availability
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (9.30%) Information Security
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCIE
3 17 (39.53%) CCNP
4 16 (37.21%) CCDP
5 10 (23.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (18.60%) NCDA
7 7 (16.28%) CCNA
8 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 5 (11.63%) NCIE
10 4 (9.30%) VCP6
11 3 (6.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (6.98%) MCSA
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
11 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.98%) VCAP
12 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (4.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (9.30%) GDPR
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (69.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (37.21%) VMware NSX
3 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) vSphere
5 3 (6.98%) NFS
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.33%) NDS
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) CASB
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.98%) SnapMirror
2 3 (6.98%) SnapVault
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.65%) vMotion
4 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) Simpana
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Cisco
2 35 (81.40%) VMware
3 27 (62.79%) HP
4 18 (41.86%) F5
4 18 (41.86%) NetApp
4 18 (41.86%) SolarWinds
5 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
5 17 (39.53%) Infoblox
5 17 (39.53%) Juniper
6 16 (37.21%) Aruba
6 16 (37.21%) Fortinet
6 16 (37.21%) McAfee
6 16 (37.21%) Meraki
6 16 (37.21%) Palo Alto
6 16 (37.21%) Riverbed
6 16 (37.21%) Sophos
7 9 (20.93%) Veeam
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) 3PAR
9 4 (9.30%) Scality