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 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 44 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.28% 4.52% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 37.84% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £35,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
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
76 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.34% 11.94% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 30 55
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 5 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 12 (85.71%) iSeries
3 11 (78.57%) High Availability
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Data Management
4 8 (57.14%) Information Management
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (50.00%) Presales
6 6 (42.86%) Use Case
6 6 (42.86%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 2 (14.29%) VCP5
10 2 (14.29%) Marketing
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
10 2 (14.29%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco
11 1 (7.14%) CCIE
11 1 (7.14%) CCNP
11 1 (7.14%) CCDP
11 1 (7.14%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Architect
1 12 (85.71%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) iSeries
2 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 8 (57.14%) Data Management
2 8 (57.14%) Information Management
3 7 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (50.00%) Presales
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Use Case
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VCP5
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCMSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCSM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VCAP
2 1 (7.14%) VCDX
2 1 (7.14%) VCP6
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) F5