The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 78 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +43
Permanent jobs citing SAN 148 184 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.53% 3.23% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 11.29% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 143 93
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Reading -32 53 £43,250 -3.88% 5
Bracknell -3 18 £34,000 -22.28% 4
Windsor - 17 £57,500 - 2
Newbury +6 9 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Slough -9 9 £37,500 -12.28% 5
Wokingham -4 3 £30,500 -32.22%
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 193 (66.10%) VMware
2 182 (62.33%) Windows
3 106 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 98 (33.56%) Active Directory
6 94 (32.19%) EMC
7 90 (30.82%) Linux
8 89 (30.48%) Cisco
9 81 (27.74%) HP
9 81 (27.74%) SQL
10 77 (26.37%) NAS
11 74 (25.34%) Firewall
12 59 (20.21%) ITIL
12 59 (20.21%) UNIX
13 54 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (18.49%) Security Cleared
14 53 (18.15%) SQL Server
14 53 (18.15%) Citrix
15 51 (17.47%) NetBackup
16 48 (16.44%) SharePoint
17 46 (15.75%) Hyper-V
18 45 (15.41%) Oracle
19 43 (14.73%) VMware ESX
20 42 (14.38%) TCP/IP
21 40 (13.70%) MS Exchange
21 40 (13.70%) SC Cleared
22 39 (13.36%) Clustering
22 39 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 38 (13.01%) DNS
24 37 (12.67%) Degree

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 48 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 40 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 27 (9.25%) Lotus Domino
4 24 (8.22%) IIS
5 14 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (4.79%) Lync
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (3.42%) Live Communications Server
8 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.03%) Apache
12 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.40%) Office 365
1 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.71%) IaaS
2 5 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.37%) NAS
2 74 (25.34%) Firewall
3 42 (14.38%) TCP/IP
4 38 (13.01%) DNS
5 36 (12.33%) LAN
6 34 (11.64%) WAN
7 32 (10.96%) DHCP
7 32 (10.96%) Fibre Channel
8 21 (7.19%) Wireshark
9 19 (6.51%) iSCSI
10 18 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (5.82%) SMTP
11 17 (5.82%) IMAP
12 12 (4.11%) VPN
12 12 (4.11%) Wireless
13 9 (3.08%) Network Security
13 9 (3.08%) LDAP
13 9 (3.08%) SSL
14 8 (2.74%) NetScaler
15 6 (2.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.42%) MS Access
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) IDOL
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (5.82%) WebLOAD
1 17 (5.82%) AQtime
2 8 (2.74%) LoadRunner
3 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 19 (6.51%) Spanish Language
2 17 (5.82%) Russian Language
3 14 (4.79%) French Language
4 8 (2.74%) Retail
5 7 (2.40%) German Language
5 7 (2.40%) Finance
6 4 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (29.45%) Support Engineer
2 42 (14.38%) Technical Support
3 40 (13.70%) Administrator
4 37 (12.67%) Consultant
5 34 (11.64%) Technical Support Engineer
5 34 (11.64%) Technical Engineer
6 32 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (7.19%) Technical Consultant
10 17 (5.82%) Senior Support Engineer
11 14 (4.79%) Test Engineer
12 13 (4.45%) Performance Engineer
13 10 (3.42%) Architect
13 10 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.42%) Technical Manager
13 10 (3.42%) Technical Delivery Manager
14 9 (3.08%) IT Support
14 9 (3.08%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.19%) .NET
2 17 (5.82%) MAPI
3 4 (1.37%) Web Services
4 3 (1.03%) CSS3
4 3 (1.03%) jQuery
4 3 (1.03%) WCF
4 3 (1.03%) Ajax
4 3 (1.03%) HTML5
4 3 (1.03%) HTML
4 3 (1.03%) XML
4 3 (1.03%) XSL
4 3 (1.03%) ADO.NET
4 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.03%) CSS
4 3 (1.03%) WSDL
5 2 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.36%) Clustering
2 22 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.16%) Replication
4 17 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (4.11%) EqualLogic
7 11 (3.77%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.77%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.42%) Statistics
9 7 (2.40%) Derivative
10 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.71%) PKI
12 3 (1.03%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.03%) HP StorageWorks
12 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.68%) Kindle
14 1 (0.34%) Open Source
14 1 (0.34%) iPad
14 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 182 (62.33%) Windows
2 90 (30.82%) Linux
3 59 (20.21%) UNIX
4 54 (18.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.85%) SUSE
8 20 (6.85%) Solaris
9 19 (6.51%) Windows XP
10 12 (4.11%) HPUX
11 11 (3.77%) AIX
12 3 (1.03%) CentOS
12 3 (1.03%) VMS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.21%) ITIL
2 23 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (7.88%) Problem Management
3 22 (7.53%) Configuration Management
4 21 (7.19%) Service Management
5 20 (6.85%) Project Management
6 19 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.82%) Benchmarking
8 16 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (4.11%) Change Management
9 12 (4.11%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (3.42%) Requirements Management
11 10 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.08%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.08%) Migration
13 8 (2.74%) Workflow
13 8 (2.74%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (2.40%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (27.74%) SQL
2 20 (6.85%) C#
3 18 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.82%) C++
5 13 (4.45%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.42%) Perl
7 7 (2.40%) C
8 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.34%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 37 (12.67%) Degree
4 32 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (9.59%) DV Cleared
6 26 (8.90%) MCSE
6 26 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (7.88%) CCNA
8 17 (5.82%) MCITP
9 11 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (3.42%) MCTS
11 9 (3.08%) SCSA
11 9 (3.08%) CCNP
12 5 (1.71%) VCAP
12 5 (1.71%) NCDA
12 5 (1.71%) NCIE
12 5 (1.71%) RHCE
13 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.96%) QA
2 23 (7.88%) SLA
3 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 106 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (33.56%) Active Directory
3 46 (15.75%) Hyper-V
4 43 (14.73%) VMware ESX
5 30 (10.27%) XenApp
6 28 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (9.25%) vSphere
8 23 (7.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (6.51%) XenDesktop
10 15 (5.14%) XenServer
11 14 (4.79%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.71%) Firmware
13 3 (1.03%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.68%) Nmap
14 2 (0.68%) NLBS
14 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.34%) KVM
15 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 51 (17.47%) NetBackup
2 26 (8.90%) Backup Exec
3 20 (6.85%) Nagios
4 19 (6.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (5.82%) Puppet
6 16 (5.48%) SCCM
7 15 (5.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 14 (4.79%) Netcool
9 13 (4.45%) SCOM
9 13 (4.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (4.45%) Legato
10 11 (3.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (3.42%) Unicenter
12 6 (2.05%) PureDisk
13 5 (1.71%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.71%) SCVMM
14 4 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.37%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 193 (66.10%) VMware
2 99 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 94 (32.19%) EMC
4 89 (30.48%) Cisco
5 81 (27.74%) HP
6 53 (18.15%) Citrix
7 45 (15.41%) Oracle
8 35 (11.99%) NetApp
9 34 (11.64%) Veritas
10 24 (8.22%) Juniper
10 24 (8.22%) Dell
11 22 (7.53%) Sun
11 22 (7.53%) Hitachi
12 21 (7.19%) IBM
13 20 (6.85%) Red Hat
13 20 (6.85%) Symantec
14 18 (6.16%) Remedy
15 15 (5.14%) Meridio
16 10 (3.42%) Brocade
16 10 (3.42%) F5
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