The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 29 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.51% 3.57% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.64% 11.93% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
SAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
134 176 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.48% 29.88% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 129 53
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SAN
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Basingstoke region.

SAN Salary Trend in Basingstoke

SAN
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 36 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (50.00%) NetApp
4 18 (47.37%) Windows
5 15 (39.47%) Presales
6 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 10 (26.32%) ITIL
10 10 (26.32%) SLA
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco
10 10 (26.32%) Service Management
11 9 (23.68%) MCSA
11 9 (23.68%) EMC
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (23.68%) NAS
12 8 (21.05%) vSphere
12 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.05%) HP
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Degree
13 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
13 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
13 7 (18.42%) ITSM
13 7 (18.42%) LAN
13 7 (18.42%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) NAS
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) Multicast
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) BGP
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) OSPF
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) SAN Specialist
1 8 (21.05%) Virtualisation Specialist
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Data Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Data Centre Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Presales Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Data Centre Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.16%) SAN Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) SAN Support
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Statistics
3 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.63%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Presales
2 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) Service Management
4 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) High Availability
4 7 (18.42%) ITSM
4 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Network Design
7 1 (2.63%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) MCSA
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) VCAP
4 3 (7.89%) VCDX
5 2 (5.26%) NCDA
5 2 (5.26%) NCIE
5 2 (5.26%) NCSA
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.05%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) vCloud
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) NetApp
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 9 (23.68%) EMC
5 8 (21.05%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) Veeam
7 5 (13.16%) Aruba
7 5 (13.16%) Juniper
7 5 (13.16%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Lumension