The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 27 51 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.52% 4.95% 6.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.12% 23.50% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 69
Average salary £42,500 £37,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% -3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
SAN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 217 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.90% 21.07% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 127 203 262
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +22 17 £43,750 +25.00%
Luton -12 5 £45,000 +8.43%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 46 (66.67%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) Cisco
3 42 (60.87%) Windows
4 41 (59.42%) Active Directory
5 31 (44.93%) TCP/IP
6 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
7 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (34.78%) CCNA
9 22 (31.88%) Firewall
10 19 (27.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (27.54%) SQL
11 18 (26.09%) vSphere
12 17 (24.64%) Fibre Channel
12 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
13 16 (23.19%) Degree
14 14 (20.29%) CommVault
14 14 (20.29%) FalconStor
15 13 (18.84%) Oracle
16 12 (17.39%) ITIL
16 12 (17.39%) DNS
16 12 (17.39%) Replication
17 11 (15.94%) Linux
17 11 (15.94%) DHCP
17 11 (15.94%) iSCSI
18 10 (14.49%) Citrix
19 9 (13.04%) HP
19 9 (13.04%) Internet
19 9 (13.04%) UNIX
20 8 (11.59%) Windows 7

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.45%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.88%) Firewall
3 17 (24.64%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (17.39%) DNS
5 11 (15.94%) DHCP
5 11 (15.94%) iSCSI
6 9 (13.04%) Internet
7 5 (7.25%) WAN
8 4 (5.80%) Network Security
8 4 (5.80%) NAS
9 3 (4.35%) SMTP
9 3 (4.35%) MPLS
9 3 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (2.90%) HTTP
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.45%) IPsec
11 1 (1.45%) SSL
11 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (2.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Support Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (17.39%) Server Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Storage Analyst
5 11 (15.94%) Network Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Server Support
7 9 (13.04%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Network Support
8 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Server Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Server Support Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 1 (1.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Replication
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.45%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.45%) LPAR
4 1 (1.45%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) UNIX
4 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.35%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (17.39%) ITIL
3 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.35%) Change Control
5 3 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.45%) Data Management
7 1 (1.45%) Logistics
7 1 (1.45%) Change Management
7 1 (1.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.45%) Time Management
7 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.45%) Memory Management
7 1 (1.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) CCNA
1 24 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) Degree
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.70%) CCNP
4 5 (7.25%) VCP4
5 3 (4.35%) VCP5
5 3 (4.35%) MCITP
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
6 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCA
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.45%) LPIC
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
System Software
1 41 (59.42%) Active Directory
2 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (26.09%) vSphere
4 7 (10.14%) PowerHA
4 7 (10.14%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.45%) XenApp
7 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) Cisco
3 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.29%) CommVault
4 14 (20.29%) FalconStor
5 13 (18.84%) Oracle
6 10 (14.49%) Citrix
7 9 (13.04%) HP
8 7 (10.14%) IBM
9 6 (8.70%) Dell
10 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 3 (4.35%) Symantec
10 3 (4.35%) Lumesse
11 1 (1.45%) Anite
11 1 (1.45%) Altiris
11 1 (1.45%) Northgate
11 1 (1.45%) Civica
11 1 (1.45%) Comino
11 1 (1.45%) Capita
11 1 (1.45%) Orchard