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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 75 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 144 179 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.49% 3.17% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 11.58% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 73 141 114
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1738 1546 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.09% 27.34% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1129 1169
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -20 78 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Newbury +11 17 - - 1
Windsor - 12 £57,500 -
Bracknell -12 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Slough -4 7 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Wokingham -2 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Maidenhead -16 1 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Ascot - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 230 (71.21%) VMware
2 208 (64.40%) Windows
3 124 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (34.67%) Active Directory
5 111 (34.37%) EMC
6 102 (31.58%) HP
6 102 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 93 (28.79%) SQL
8 91 (28.17%) Cisco
9 90 (27.86%) Linux
10 84 (26.01%) NAS
11 80 (24.77%) Firewall
12 74 (22.91%) SharePoint
13 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 65 (20.12%) UNIX
15 64 (19.81%) Citrix
16 63 (19.50%) SQL Server
17 59 (18.27%) Oracle
18 57 (17.65%) NetBackup
18 57 (17.65%) Security Cleared
19 54 (16.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 54 (16.72%) ITIL
19 54 (16.72%) MS Exchange
20 52 (16.10%) VMware ESX
20 52 (16.10%) Clustering
20 52 (16.10%) Hyper-V
21 50 (15.48%) NetApp
22 48 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (14.24%) TCP/IP
24 45 (13.93%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 74 (22.91%) SharePoint
2 54 (16.72%) MS Exchange
3 38 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
4 35 (10.84%) IIS
5 28 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (5.57%) Lync
7 18 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.79%) Apache
8 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.48%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 30 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.24%) SaaS
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (26.01%) NAS
2 80 (24.77%) Firewall
3 46 (14.24%) TCP/IP
4 45 (13.93%) DNS
5 40 (12.38%) DHCP
6 35 (10.84%) Fibre Channel
7 21 (6.50%) WAN
8 20 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (5.57%) LAN
10 17 (5.26%) SMTP
10 17 (5.26%) VPN
10 17 (5.26%) IMAP
11 16 (4.95%) Wireshark
11 16 (4.95%) iSCSI
12 14 (4.33%) Wireless
13 13 (4.02%) Network Security
14 12 (3.72%) SNMP
15 11 (3.41%) VLAN
16 10 (3.10%) SSL
17 9 (2.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.48%) MS Access
4 7 (2.17%) MySQL
4 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.86%) IDOL
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.62%) Informix
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) OLTP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (5.26%) WebLOAD
1 17 (5.26%) AQtime
2 10 (3.10%) LoadRunner
3 7 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 24 (7.43%) Spanish Language
2 23 (7.12%) Russian Language
3 22 (6.81%) French Language
4 17 (5.26%) Finance
5 14 (4.33%) German Language
6 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.17%) Retail
8 5 (1.55%) Billing
9 4 (1.24%) Games
9 4 (1.24%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (25.39%) Support Engineer
2 50 (15.48%) Technical Support
2 50 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (13.62%) Administrator
4 42 (13.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 42 (13.00%) Technical Engineer
5 39 (12.07%) Consultant
6 25 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
7 21 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.57%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (5.57%) Network Engineer
9 16 (4.95%) Senior Support Engineer
10 15 (4.64%) Performance Engineer
10 15 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.72%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (3.41%) Test Engineer
12 11 (3.41%) Architect
13 10 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.10%) Technical Manager
13 10 (3.10%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.12%) .NET
2 17 (5.26%) MAPI
3 7 (2.17%) J2EE
4 5 (1.55%) Web Services
4 5 (1.55%) XML
5 4 (1.24%) XSL
5 4 (1.24%) WSDL
5 4 (1.24%) ADO.NET
5 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.24%) CSS
5 4 (1.24%) Ajax
5 4 (1.24%) WCF
5 4 (1.24%) jQuery
5 4 (1.24%) HTML5
5 4 (1.24%) CSS3
5 4 (1.24%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.24%) HTML
6 3 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.31%) JPA
7 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.10%) Clustering
2 27 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.43%) Replication
4 17 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (4.95%) EqualLogic
6 10 (3.10%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.10%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.48%) Derivative
7 8 (2.48%) Statistics
8 7 (2.17%) PKI
8 7 (2.17%) Firmware
9 4 (1.24%) Kindle
10 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.93%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
11 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.62%) DTV
11 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 208 (64.40%) Windows
2 90 (27.86%) Linux
3 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (20.12%) UNIX
5 54 (16.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (7.43%) Windows 7
8 22 (6.81%) Solaris
8 22 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (6.81%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.57%) HPUX
10 17 (5.26%) SUSE
11 15 (4.64%) AIX
12 6 (1.86%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.93%) CentOS
13 3 (0.93%) VMS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.72%) ITIL
2 27 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (7.43%) Project Management
4 21 (6.50%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
6 19 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 18 (5.57%) Benchmarking
8 17 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 16 (4.95%) Change Management
10 15 (4.64%) Service Management
11 14 (4.33%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.10%) Capacity Management
12 10 (3.10%) Workflow
12 10 (3.10%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.10%) Requirements Management
13 8 (2.48%) Migration
13 8 (2.48%) Performance Engineering
13 8 (2.48%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (2.48%) Performance Management
14 7 (2.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.79%) SQL
2 24 (7.43%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.50%) C#
4 19 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 17 (5.26%) C++
5 17 (5.26%) Perl
6 7 (2.17%) C
7 5 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.93%) Java
8 3 (0.93%) VBScript
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (12.07%) Degree
4 39 (12.07%) SC Cleared
5 37 (11.46%) MCSE
6 32 (9.91%) CCNA
7 29 (8.98%) DV Cleared
7 29 (8.98%) MCITP
8 20 (6.19%) CCNP
9 19 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (5.57%) MCTS
11 16 (4.95%) MCSA
12 11 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (3.10%) MCSD
14 9 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.79%) SCSA
14 9 (2.79%) VCP5
15 7 (2.17%) MCP
16 6 (1.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.53%) QA
2 25 (7.74%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 124 (38.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (34.67%) Active Directory
3 52 (16.10%) Hyper-V
3 52 (16.10%) VMware ESX
4 30 (9.29%) XenApp
5 27 (8.36%) vSphere
6 26 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (7.43%) XenDesktop
8 20 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (4.33%) XenServer
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.93%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.93%) UAG
11 2 (0.62%) NLBS
11 2 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.62%) Nmap
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 57 (17.65%) NetBackup
2 31 (9.60%) Backup Exec
3 19 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (5.57%) Nagios
5 15 (4.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 15 (4.64%) Legato
5 15 (4.64%) Puppet
6 14 (4.33%) Netcool
7 11 (3.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (2.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (2.48%) Unicenter
10 7 (2.17%) SCCM
10 7 (2.17%) SCOM
11 6 (1.86%) PureDisk
12 5 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (1.24%) SCVMM
13 4 (1.24%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 230 (71.21%) VMware
2 111 (34.37%) EMC
3 102 (31.58%) HP
3 102 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 91 (28.17%) Cisco
5 64 (19.81%) Citrix
6 59 (18.27%) Oracle
7 50 (15.48%) NetApp
8 37 (11.46%) Veritas
9 34 (10.53%) Sun
10 32 (9.91%) Dell
10 32 (9.91%) Hitachi
11 29 (8.98%) Symantec
12 28 (8.67%) Red Hat
12 28 (8.67%) IBM
13 15 (4.64%) Meridio
14 14 (4.33%) Brocade
14 14 (4.33%) Juniper
15 12 (3.72%) Remedy
16 9 (2.79%) CA
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