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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 111 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 115 149 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 2.66% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 9.03% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 106 140
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1318 1650 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.01% 29.40% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1049 1196
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Reading -15 63 £40,000 +8.10% 6
Slough -7 9 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Maidenhead -1 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wokingham - 5 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell +20 4 £41,000 -16.32% 1
Newbury -12 2 £56,250 +32.35% 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 173 (64.79%) Windows
2 136 (50.94%) VMware
3 116 (43.45%) Linux
4 110 (41.20%) Cisco
5 107 (40.07%) Microsoft
6 93 (34.83%) Hyper-V
7 92 (34.46%) HP
8 87 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 87 (32.58%) Data Centre
9 83 (31.09%) Firewall
10 80 (29.96%) Active Directory
11 75 (28.09%) MS Exchange
12 73 (27.34%) SQL Server
12 73 (27.34%) NAS
13 69 (25.84%) EMC
14 66 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 65 (24.34%) SQL
16 60 (22.47%) MS Excel
17 57 (21.35%) DNS
18 55 (20.60%) UNIX
19 54 (20.22%) ITIL
20 51 (19.10%) Security Cleared
20 51 (19.10%) vSphere
21 48 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 48 (17.98%) Oracle
21 48 (17.98%) NetApp
21 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
22 47 (17.60%) Disaster Recovery
23 46 (17.23%) Red Hat
23 46 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 75 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 36 (13.48%) Lync
3 34 (12.73%) SharePoint
4 30 (11.24%) IIS
5 29 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (8.61%) Apache
7 16 (5.99%) Tomcat
8 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (5.24%) JBoss
10 12 (4.49%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (2.62%) WebSphere
12 7 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (2.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.12%) Drupal
16 2 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.37%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.75%) SaaS
3 9 (3.37%) Office 365
4 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 83 (31.09%) Firewall
2 73 (27.34%) NAS
3 57 (21.35%) DNS
4 43 (16.10%) Fibre Channel
5 41 (15.36%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (14.98%) LAN
6 40 (14.98%) DHCP
7 36 (13.48%) TCP/IP
7 36 (13.48%) iSCSI
8 32 (11.99%) WAN
9 24 (8.99%) VPN
10 20 (7.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (5.99%) VoIP
12 15 (5.62%) NetScreen
13 14 (5.24%) Ethernet
14 12 (4.49%) FCoE
14 12 (4.49%) NetScaler
15 11 (4.12%) LDAP
15 11 (4.12%) Wireshark
16 10 (3.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.36%) MySQL
3 20 (7.49%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (2.25%) OLTP
8 6 (2.25%) OLAP
9 2 (0.75%) DB2
9 2 (0.75%) MS Access
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (7.12%) Finance
2 16 (5.99%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.99%) Spanish Language
3 15 (5.62%) French Language
4 14 (5.24%) Retail
5 13 (4.87%) German Language
5 13 (4.87%) Legal
6 10 (3.75%) Billing
7 5 (1.87%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (28.09%) Support Engineer
2 43 (16.10%) 3rd Line Support
3 36 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 34 (12.73%) Consultant
5 25 (9.36%) Technical Support
6 24 (8.99%) Storage Engineer
7 23 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (7.49%) Storage Support Engineer
10 18 (6.74%) SAN Engineer
10 18 (6.74%) Architect
11 17 (6.37%) Technical Engineer
11 17 (6.37%) EMC Engineer
11 17 (6.37%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 17 (6.37%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 15 (5.62%) IT Support
13 14 (5.24%) Technical Support Engineer
14 13 (4.87%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 13 (4.87%) Sales Consultant
15 12 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.62%) LAMP
2 10 (3.75%) Software Packaging
3 8 (3.00%) .NET
4 6 (2.25%) J2EE
4 6 (2.25%) JDBC
4 6 (2.25%) JSP
4 6 (2.25%) Servlets
4 6 (2.25%) JPA
4 6 (2.25%) Hibernate
4 6 (2.25%) XML
4 6 (2.25%) J2SE
5 5 (1.87%) Flash
6 3 (1.12%) XMPP
7 1 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (32.58%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.11%) Clustering
3 24 (8.99%) Replication
4 21 (7.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 14 (5.24%) FlexPod
6 12 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.49%) e-Health
6 12 (4.49%) EqualLogic
7 11 (4.12%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (3.00%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.25%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.25%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.25%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.87%) FMCG
12 4 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.12%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 173 (64.79%) Windows
2 116 (43.45%) Linux
3 66 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (20.60%) UNIX
5 48 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.74%) CentOS
8 17 (6.37%) Solaris
9 15 (5.62%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.62%) Data ONTAP
10 12 (4.49%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.12%) SUSE
12 10 (3.75%) AIX
12 10 (3.75%) HPUX
13 5 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.22%) ITIL
2 47 (17.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (11.24%) Load Balancing
4 28 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 24 (8.99%) Capacity Management
6 23 (8.61%) Migration
6 23 (8.61%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.74%) Problem Management
8 17 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.24%) Coaching
10 14 (5.24%) Incident Management
10 14 (5.24%) Project Management
11 12 (4.49%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (4.12%) Business Development
12 11 (4.12%) SOA
12 11 (4.12%) Validation
13 10 (3.75%) TOGAF
13 10 (3.75%) DoDAF
13 10 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.34%) SQL
2 17 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.99%) PHP
4 14 (5.24%) Perl
5 12 (4.49%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.00%) C
7 7 (2.62%) Java
8 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.12%) AWK
10 3 (1.12%) Ruby
10 3 (1.12%) Python
11 2 (0.75%) VBScript
11 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (19.10%) Security Cleared
2 43 (16.10%) SC Cleared
3 38 (14.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (9.74%) CCNA
6 25 (9.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (8.61%) MCSE
8 18 (6.74%) DV Cleared
8 18 (6.74%) Degree
9 15 (5.62%) MCITP
9 15 (5.62%) MCSA
10 12 (4.49%) CCA
10 12 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (3.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.62%) MCP
12 7 (2.62%) CCNP
13 6 (2.25%) NCDA
13 6 (2.25%) NCIE
14 4 (1.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.99%) SLA
2 12 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (34.83%) Hyper-V
2 87 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (29.96%) Active Directory
4 51 (19.10%) vSphere
5 25 (9.36%) Terminal Services
6 20 (7.49%) XenApp
7 19 (7.12%) XenDesktop
8 18 (6.74%) vCloud
9 16 (5.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (3.75%) XenServer
13 8 (3.00%) VMware ESX
14 7 (2.62%) Samba
14 7 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (1.50%) Xen
16 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.37%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (12.36%) SCCM
2 23 (8.61%) NetBackup
3 17 (6.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 17 (6.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 16 (5.99%) Puppet
5 14 (5.24%) SCOM
6 11 (4.12%) EdgeSight
7 10 (3.75%) Nagios
8 8 (3.00%) Legato
9 7 (2.62%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.62%) OpenAM
10 6 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.87%) WSUS
11 5 (1.87%) SCVMM
12 4 (1.50%) PureDisk
12 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.50%) SCSM
13 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.75%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 136 (50.94%) VMware
2 110 (41.20%) Cisco
3 107 (40.07%) Microsoft
4 92 (34.46%) HP
5 69 (25.84%) EMC
6 48 (17.98%) NetApp
6 48 (17.98%) Oracle
7 46 (17.23%) Red Hat
8 38 (14.23%) Juniper
9 36 (13.48%) Citrix
10 33 (12.36%) Brocade
11 31 (11.61%) Veritas
12 30 (11.24%) IBM
13 28 (10.49%) Dell
14 26 (9.74%) Sun
15 18 (6.74%) 3PAR
16 17 (6.37%) StorageTek
17 16 (5.99%) Hitachi
18 14 (5.24%) Symantec
19 13 (4.87%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up To 100k OTE £125k plus Health, Life, Pension, Car Allowance, Shares
Posted: 16 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer Competitve Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits & equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago