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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 16 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.71% 2.70% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.17% 18.87% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +2.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,000 £38,200
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
29 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.53% 14.32% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) DNS
3 22 (38.60%) Citrix
3 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (36.84%) VPN
4 21 (36.84%) WAN
4 21 (36.84%) DHCP
5 20 (35.09%) LAN
5 20 (35.09%) MCSE
6 19 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
6 19 (33.33%) McAfee
6 19 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (33.33%) Lotus
6 19 (33.33%) Android
6 19 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
6 19 (33.33%) Windows Phone
7 18 (31.58%) Firewall
8 17 (29.82%) Cisco
9 16 (28.07%) Symantec
9 16 (28.07%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (26.32%) Backup Exec
10 15 (26.32%) SecurID
10 15 (26.32%) Blackberry
10 15 (26.32%) Clearswift
10 15 (26.32%) UNIX
10 15 (26.32%) VMS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 19 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 19 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) DNS
2 21 (36.84%) WAN
2 21 (36.84%) DHCP
2 21 (36.84%) VPN
3 20 (35.09%) LAN
4 18 (31.58%) Firewall
5 16 (28.07%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (14.04%) NAS
7 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.53%) VoIP
9 4 (7.02%) HTTP
9 4 (7.02%) Network Security
10 3 (5.26%) Internet
11 2 (3.51%) FTP
11 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
11 2 (3.51%) SSL
11 2 (3.51%) VLAN
12 1 (1.75%) DMZ
12 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
1 2 (3.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Network Support
2 13 (22.81%) Administrator
3 11 (19.30%) Technical Specialist
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (14.04%) Network Support Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Network Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (8.77%) PC Support
9 5 (8.77%) PC Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Systems Support
10 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Network Administrator
11 3 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Blackberry
1 15 (26.32%) SecurID
2 11 (19.30%) CLARiiON
2 11 (19.30%) Symmetrix DMX
3 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.04%) EMC Centera
4 8 (14.04%) Replication
5 3 (5.26%) Symmetrix
5 3 (5.26%) LPAR
5 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 19 (33.33%) Android
5 15 (26.32%) UNIX
5 15 (26.32%) VMS
6 11 (19.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.53%) AIX
7 6 (10.53%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
3 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.02%) Change Control
5 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.26%) Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Logistics
6 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
7 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.75%) High Availability
7 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (35.09%) MCSE
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (7.02%) CCNA
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.26%) MCP
6 3 (5.26%) CCA
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCSP
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) CCIP
7 2 (3.51%) LPIC
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 15 (26.32%) vSphere
3 14 (24.56%) PowerHA
4 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.04%) XenApp
5 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
5 8 (14.04%) Firmware
6 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.26%) vCloud
7 3 (5.26%) VMFS
7 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.51%) UAG
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Backup Exec
1 15 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 22 (38.60%) Citrix
3 19 (33.33%) Lotus
3 19 (33.33%) McAfee
4 17 (29.82%) Cisco
5 16 (28.07%) Symantec
6 15 (26.32%) Clearswift
7 14 (24.56%) EMC
7 14 (24.56%) NetApp
8 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) HP
10 3 (5.26%) IBM
11 1 (1.75%) Dell
11 1 (1.75%) CA
11 1 (1.75%) Altiris