Period
to 19 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1120 1157 1174
Rank change year-on-year +37 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 53 76 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.040% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 91
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +40.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £60,400 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £82,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £69,750 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.36% +47.37% -29.63%

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 75523 78475 91297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 41.02% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56691 64354 73128
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 October 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 October 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 +9 53 £72,500 +3.57% 3
UK excluding London +29 29 £69,750 -0.36% 2
London +27 24 £72,500 +7.41% 1
North of England +9 17 £74,500 +45.37%
North West -3 17 £74,500 +45.37%
South East +22 11 £39,308 -47.59% 2
Midlands +50 9 - -
West Midlands - 9 - -
South West +15 1 £50,000 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 41 (77.36%) Cisco
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
4 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (35.85%) NetApp
4 19 (35.85%) VMware
5 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
5 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
5 16 (30.19%) F5
6 14 (26.42%) VLAN
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.42%) CCNP
6 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (24.53%) Citrix
7 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
7 13 (24.53%) Network Security
7 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (22.64%) XenApp
8 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (22.64%) Office 365
8 12 (22.64%) Java
8 12 (22.64%) ITIL
8 12 (22.64%) Microservices
8 12 (22.64%) Re-Platforming
9 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (20.75%) Linux
9 11 (20.75%) OSPF
9 11 (20.75%) BGP
9 11 (20.75%) IPsec

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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (22.64%) Office 365
4 3 (5.66%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.42%) VLAN
3 13 (24.53%) Network Security
4 11 (20.75%) BGP
4 11 (20.75%) IPsec
4 11 (20.75%) OSPF
5 10 (18.87%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (18.87%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
5 10 (18.87%) MPLS
5 10 (18.87%) SSL
5 10 (18.87%) VPN
5 10 (18.87%) Wireless
6 9 (16.98%) SNMP
7 7 (13.21%) DHCP
7 7 (13.21%) WAN
8 6 (11.32%) DNS
8 6 (11.32%) SAN
9 5 (9.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.77%) IDOL
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.98%) Billing
2 4 (7.55%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Head of Architecture
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Juniper Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Head of Development
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Data Centre Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Java Applications Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Head of Applications
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Microservices
2 12 (22.64%) Re-Platforming
2 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
4 10 (18.87%) CAD
4 10 (18.87%) Presales
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
5 9 (16.98%) Application Performance Management
5 9 (16.98%) Converged Infrastructure
5 9 (16.98%) ITIL V3
5 9 (16.98%) Line Management
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Network Design
5 9 (16.98%) Performance Management
5 9 (16.98%) Security Management
5 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.98%) SIEM
5 9 (16.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (26.42%) CCNP
3 10 (18.87%) CCIE
4 3 (5.66%) CCDP
4 3 (5.66%) EMCIE
4 3 (5.66%) EMCTA
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCDA
5 1 (1.89%) NCIE
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) XenApp
3 11 (20.75%) XenDesktop
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.89%) NFS
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) NetApp
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) CheckPoint
3 16 (30.19%) F5
4 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.53%) Citrix
6 10 (18.87%) Fortinet
6 10 (18.87%) Meraki
6 10 (18.87%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.98%) Aruba
7 9 (16.98%) Brocade
7 9 (16.98%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) Sourcefire
8 7 (13.21%) Juniper
8 7 (13.21%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.55%) CommVault
10 2 (3.77%) EMC
10 2 (3.77%) iManage
11 1 (1.89%) 3PAR