The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 55 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +38
Permanent jobs citing SAN 207 249 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.52% 4.68% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.47% 14.57% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 149 159 120
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1660 1709 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 32.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1265 1367
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 114 £41,500 +7.79% 4
Newbury +19 28 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bracknell -4 22 £47,500 - 2
Slough +6 11 £36,000 -24.21% 2
Maidenhead -18 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Windsor +2 4 - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 270 (63.98%) Windows
2 254 (60.19%) VMware
3 170 (40.28%) Linux
4 147 (34.83%) Active Directory
5 143 (33.89%) EMC
6 133 (31.52%) Firewall
7 132 (31.28%) Microsoft
8 127 (30.09%) Cisco
9 124 (29.38%) UNIX
10 119 (28.20%) SQL
10 119 (28.20%) HP
11 118 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 110 (26.07%) Oracle
13 103 (24.41%) NAS
14 102 (24.17%) Clustering
15 100 (23.70%) MS Exchange
16 97 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 90 (21.33%) SharePoint
18 76 (18.01%) NetApp
19 72 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
20 71 (16.82%) Veritas
21 70 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 70 (16.59%) Hyper-V
22 68 (16.11%) Citrix
23 67 (15.88%) Security Cleared
24 66 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
24 66 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
25 63 (14.93%) MCSE
26 61 (14.45%) ITIL
26 61 (14.45%) Sun

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 100 (23.70%) MS Exchange
2 90 (21.33%) SharePoint
3 56 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (11.14%) Lotus Domino
5 46 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (10.19%) IIS
7 40 (9.48%) Lync
8 29 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (2.13%) Apache
10 9 (2.13%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.47%) CMS
14 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (5.21%) Oracle BRM
2 12 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.95%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.61%) Office 365
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (31.52%) Firewall
2 103 (24.41%) NAS
3 61 (14.45%) TCP/IP
4 52 (12.32%) DNS
4 52 (12.32%) WAN
5 45 (10.66%) LAN
6 44 (10.43%) DHCP
7 34 (8.06%) iSCSI
8 30 (7.11%) VoIP
8 30 (7.11%) VPN
9 25 (5.92%) Fibre Channel
10 22 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (4.98%) Wireless
12 18 (4.27%) VLAN
13 15 (3.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (3.32%) SSL
15 13 (3.08%) SNMP
16 12 (2.84%) LDAP
16 12 (2.84%) Internet
17 10 (2.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.37%) MySQL
7 8 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.66%) DB2
8 7 (1.66%) IDOL
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.71%) OLTP
9 3 (0.71%) OLAP
10 2 (0.47%) Informix
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (7.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.66%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (11.85%) French Language
2 38 (9.00%) German Language
3 30 (7.11%) Finance
4 26 (6.16%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.55%) Russian Language
6 13 (3.08%) Marketing
7 12 (2.84%) Spanish Language
8 10 (2.37%) Italian Language
9 9 (2.13%) Legal
10 7 (1.66%) Retail
11 4 (0.95%) Games
11 4 (0.95%) Back Office
11 4 (0.95%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (21.80%) Support Engineer
2 72 (17.06%) Technical Support
3 59 (13.98%) Technical Engineer
4 58 (13.74%) Technical Support Engineer
4 58 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (11.14%) Consultant
6 34 (8.06%) Architect
7 33 (7.82%) Administrator
8 25 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.50%) Network Engineer
11 17 (4.03%) Customer Engineer
11 17 (4.03%) Server Engineer
12 16 (3.79%) Technical Architect
12 16 (3.79%) Linux Administrator
13 14 (3.32%) Support Consultant
13 14 (3.32%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
15 12 (2.84%) Support Specialist
15 12 (2.84%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.13%) J2EE
2 6 (1.42%) XML
3 5 (1.18%) .NET
4 4 (0.95%) Middleware
4 4 (0.95%) CSS
4 4 (0.95%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.71%) Ajax
5 3 (0.71%) JPA
5 3 (0.71%) WCF
5 3 (0.71%) jQuery
5 3 (0.71%) HTML5
5 3 (0.71%) CSS3
5 3 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.71%) WSDL
5 3 (0.71%) J2SE
5 3 (0.71%) JDBC
5 3 (0.71%) JSP
5 3 (0.71%) Servlets
5 3 (0.71%) Web Services
5 3 (0.71%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 102 (24.17%) Clustering
2 52 (12.32%) Replication
3 19 (4.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.13%) Derivative
5 9 (2.13%) EqualLogic
6 8 (1.90%) Open Source
7 7 (1.66%) PKI
7 7 (1.66%) Firmware
8 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.18%) iPad
9 5 (1.18%) iPhone
10 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.95%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.95%) Kindle
11 3 (0.71%) EMC Centera
12 2 (0.47%) DTV
12 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.47%) PMI
13 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 270 (63.98%) Windows
2 170 (40.28%) Linux
3 124 (29.38%) UNIX
4 97 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (10.90%) Solaris
8 40 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (8.06%) HPUX
10 30 (7.11%) AIX
11 25 (5.92%) Windows 7
12 21 (4.98%) SUSE
13 16 (3.79%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.90%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.42%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.18%) Android
16 5 (1.18%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.71%) CentOS
18 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 61 (14.45%) ITIL
3 30 (7.11%) Time Management
4 21 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (4.74%) Load Balancing
5 20 (4.74%) Information Management
6 17 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (4.03%) Project Management
6 17 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (3.79%) Capacity Management
8 15 (3.55%) Change Management
9 14 (3.32%) CRM
9 14 (3.32%) Data Management
10 12 (2.84%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.61%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.61%) Configuration Management
12 7 (1.66%) Performance Testing
12 7 (1.66%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (1.42%) BCP
13 6 (1.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 119 (28.20%) SQL
2 21 (4.98%) Perl
3 18 (4.27%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.42%) C
6 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.18%) Java
7 3 (0.71%) Korn
7 3 (0.71%) Bourne shell
7 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.71%) C#
7 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (15.88%) Security Cleared
3 66 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (14.93%) MCSE
5 59 (13.98%) Degree
6 58 (13.74%) SC Cleared
7 43 (10.19%) CCNA
8 42 (9.95%) MCITP
9 32 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (7.58%) MCSA
10 30 (7.11%) CCNP
11 24 (5.69%) DV Cleared
12 15 (3.55%) MCTS
13 14 (3.32%) CCIE
14 13 (3.08%) MCSD
15 12 (2.84%) MCP
16 11 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (2.13%) VCP5
18 8 (1.90%) CCDP
18 8 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.42%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 118 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (16.59%) Hyper-V
4 43 (10.19%) vSphere
5 33 (7.82%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (5.92%) XenApp
7 22 (5.21%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.08%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.37%) vCloud
10 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (1.90%) Xen
12 5 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.71%) NLBS
14 3 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.71%) UAG
14 3 (0.71%) XenServer
14 3 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (10.90%) Legato
2 43 (10.19%) ARCserve
3 39 (9.24%) NetBackup
4 33 (7.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 32 (7.58%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.90%) SCCM
6 8 (1.90%) SCOM
7 7 (1.66%) Netcool
7 7 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.42%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.18%) Puppet
10 4 (0.95%) Nagios
10 4 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.95%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.71%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (60.19%) VMware
2 143 (33.89%) EMC
3 132 (31.28%) Microsoft
4 127 (30.09%) Cisco
5 119 (28.20%) HP
6 110 (26.07%) Oracle
7 76 (18.01%) NetApp
8 71 (16.82%) Veritas
9 68 (16.11%) Citrix
10 61 (14.45%) Sun
11 51 (12.09%) Red Hat
12 50 (11.85%) IBM
13 40 (9.48%) Hitachi
14 28 (6.64%) Fortinet
14 28 (6.64%) Symantec
15 22 (5.21%) Brocade
15 22 (5.21%) Dell
16 21 (4.98%) Juniper
16 21 (4.98%) F5
17 17 (4.03%) Aruba
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £37,000 per annum Plus Full Corp Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Including a full Benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago