Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FlexPod in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FlexPod over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 315 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +311
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.091% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 - -
England median annual salary £58,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.57% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,509 3,877 4,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.78% 39.12% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,516 3,084 3,340
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +1.77%
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

FlexPod
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FlexPod as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FlexPod in the West Midlands

FlexPod
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FlexPod in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for FlexPod in the West Midlands

FlexPod
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FlexPod within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Birmingham +12 5 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £50,000 -
FlexPod
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FlexPod.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 5 (71.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (71.43%) VMware NSX
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) Meraki
2 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
2 5 (71.43%) Aruba
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
2 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) CASB
2 5 (71.43%) Value Proposition
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing

FlexPod
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) RIP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Network Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Presales Solution Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Application Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Converged Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) DNA
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Presales
1 5 (71.43%) Security Management
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Value Proposition
2 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) CASB
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (71.43%) Aruba
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Fortinet
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
2 5 (71.43%) Meraki
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) Riverbed
2 5 (71.43%) Sophos
2 5 (71.43%) VMware