The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 55 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.00% 4.25% 8.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 21.35% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 24
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £39,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SAN
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 89 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.71% 19.91% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 85 73
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SAN Salary Trend in Bedford

SAN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 14 (53.85%) vSphere
5 14 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (50.00%) FalconStor
6 13 (50.00%) CommVault
6 13 (50.00%) Cisco
7 12 (46.15%) Oracle
7 12 (46.15%) SQL
7 12 (46.15%) Replication
8 7 (26.92%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) CCNA
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (23.08%) CCNP
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) PowerHA
11 4 (15.38%) IBM
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
12 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
12 3 (11.54%) Change Control
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (46.15%) Server Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Support Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Server Support
3 9 (34.62%) Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Server Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCNA
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) vSphere
3 5 (19.23%) PowerHA
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) CommVault
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) FalconStor
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris