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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.34% 7.94% 8.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 36.14% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 20
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
60 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.44% 21.96% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 81 60
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (58.33%) vSphere
4 14 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (54.17%) FalconStor
5 13 (54.17%) CommVault
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco
6 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (50.00%) Oracle
6 12 (50.00%) Replication
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) LPAR
9 5 (20.83%) PowerHA
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.83%) Change Management
9 5 (20.83%) LPIC
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) LDAP
9 5 (20.83%) AIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (20.83%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (45.83%) Support Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Server Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 9 (37.50%) Server Support
4 7 (29.17%) Data Centre Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (20.83%) Server Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (50.00%) Replication
3 5 (20.83%) LPAR
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) CCNP
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.83%) LPIC
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) PowerHA
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) FalconStor
3 13 (54.17%) CommVault
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Intel
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix