Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Cisco/NetApp FlexPod
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 318 317
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -19
Permanent jobs citing FlexPod 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.029% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.080% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median annual salary - - -
England median annual salary £73,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +17.60% - -

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 3,564 3,769 3,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.54% 36.68% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,629 2,781 2,911
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 February 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 +14 9 - -
FlexPod
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Migration
1 9 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 9 (100.00%) Aruba
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 9 (100.00%) Meraki
1 9 (100.00%) Application Performance Management
1 9 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (100.00%) Presales
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA

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 9 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (66.67%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) SNMP
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Presales Solution Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Application Performance Management
1 9 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 9 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (100.00%) Migration
1 9 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (100.00%) Presales
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) DNA
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCDP
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Aruba
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Meraki
1 9 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (66.67%) Brocade
2 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) Sophos
3 3 (33.33%) VMware