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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 154 209 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.76% 3.65% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.27% 13.25% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 120 153 162
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £59,500
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
1499 1577 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.89% 27.54% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1107 1254
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 31 March 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 31 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
Reading -28 93 £41,750 +0.60% 13
Bracknell 0 17 £50,000 +5.26%
Slough +18 16 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Newbury -2 9 £40,750 +16.42%
Maidenhead -8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Windsor -13 1 £47,500 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 199 (60.86%) Windows
2 170 (51.99%) VMware
3 135 (41.28%) Cisco
4 132 (40.37%) Linux
5 130 (39.76%) HP
6 128 (39.14%) Microsoft
7 115 (35.17%) Firewall
8 104 (31.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 101 (30.89%) NAS
10 94 (28.75%) EMC
11 91 (27.83%) Active Directory
11 91 (27.83%) Hyper-V
12 90 (27.52%) SQL
13 79 (24.16%) ITIL
14 74 (22.63%) UNIX
15 71 (21.71%) SQL Server
16 70 (21.41%) Oracle
17 66 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (19.57%) DNS
19 63 (19.27%) MS Exchange
20 58 (17.74%) Citrix
21 57 (17.43%) MS Excel
22 56 (17.13%) Security Cleared
23 53 (16.21%) Cisco ASA
24 52 (15.90%) LAN
24 52 (15.90%) DHCP
25 51 (15.60%) Red Hat
25 51 (15.60%) SC Cleared
26 49 (14.98%) vSphere
27 48 (14.68%) Fibre Channel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 63 (19.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.31%) SharePoint
3 34 (10.40%) Lync
4 28 (8.56%) IIS
5 26 (7.95%) Apache
6 19 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (5.50%) JBoss
7 18 (5.50%) Lotus Domino
8 17 (5.20%) Tomcat
9 11 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (3.36%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.83%) Live Communications Server
12 5 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 57 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.89%) MS Office
3 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.89%) SaaS
2 12 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.14%) Office 365
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (35.17%) Firewall
2 101 (30.89%) NAS
3 64 (19.57%) DNS
4 53 (16.21%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (15.90%) LAN
5 52 (15.90%) DHCP
6 48 (14.68%) Fibre Channel
7 47 (14.37%) WAN
8 44 (13.46%) TCP/IP
9 42 (12.84%) iSCSI
10 23 (7.03%) VPN
11 21 (6.42%) Wireshark
12 18 (5.50%) Ethernet
13 16 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (4.59%) NetScreen
15 14 (4.28%) VoIP
16 12 (3.67%) LDAP
17 11 (3.36%) HTTP
17 11 (3.36%) NetScaler
18 10 (3.06%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.56%) MySQL
3 17 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.83%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (1.83%) MS Access
8 6 (1.83%) OLTP
8 6 (1.83%) OLAP
9 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.61%) DB2
11 1 (0.31%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (6.73%) Spanish Language
2 17 (5.20%) French Language
2 17 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.59%) German Language
4 13 (3.98%) Finance
4 13 (3.98%) Retail
5 9 (2.75%) Legal
6 7 (2.14%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (27.83%) Support Engineer
2 47 (14.37%) 3rd Line Support
3 41 (12.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 40 (12.23%) Technical Support
5 39 (11.93%) Storage Engineer
6 32 (9.79%) Technical Engineer
7 27 (8.26%) Technical Support Engineer
8 23 (7.03%) Administrator
8 23 (7.03%) SAN Engineer
8 23 (7.03%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 21 (6.42%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 21 (6.42%) EMC Engineer
9 21 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (6.12%) Analyst
11 19 (5.81%) Consultant
12 18 (5.50%) Architect
12 18 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.89%) IT Support
14 15 (4.59%) Storage Support Engineer
14 15 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.89%) LAMP
2 15 (4.59%) .NET
3 7 (2.14%) Software Packaging
4 6 (1.83%) JPA
4 6 (1.83%) Hibernate
4 6 (1.83%) J2EE
4 6 (1.83%) JDBC
4 6 (1.83%) JSP
4 6 (1.83%) Servlets
4 6 (1.83%) XML
4 6 (1.83%) J2SE
5 4 (1.22%) Flash
6 3 (0.92%) XMPP
7 2 (0.61%) CGI
7 2 (0.61%) Web Services
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.70%) Replication
2 29 (8.87%) Clustering
3 24 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (3.67%) FlexPod
6 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (3.06%) EqualLogic
6 10 (3.06%) e-Health
6 10 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.75%) Celerra
8 8 (2.45%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.14%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.14%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.14%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.14%) Statistics
9 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.53%) PMI
12 4 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 199 (60.86%) Windows
2 132 (40.37%) Linux
3 74 (22.63%) UNIX
4 66 (20.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (13.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (9.17%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.50%) Solaris
10 15 (4.59%) CentOS
10 15 (4.59%) Windows 7
11 14 (4.28%) SUSE
12 10 (3.06%) AIX
13 9 (2.75%) HPUX
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.31%) Android
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.16%) ITIL
2 36 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (9.79%) Load Balancing
4 29 (8.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (7.65%) Capacity Management
5 25 (7.65%) Problem Management
6 23 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 22 (6.73%) Configuration Management
8 18 (5.50%) Data Management
9 16 (4.89%) Project Management
10 15 (4.59%) Workflow
11 14 (4.28%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.28%) Coaching
12 12 (3.67%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.67%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.67%) Migration
13 11 (3.36%) TOGAF
13 11 (3.36%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (3.06%) Risk Analysis
15 9 (2.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.52%) SQL
2 24 (7.34%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.98%) PHP
4 12 (3.67%) Perl
5 10 (3.06%) Java
6 9 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.61%) C
8 2 (0.61%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (9.79%) Degree
5 28 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (7.34%) DV Cleared
7 22 (6.73%) CCNA
8 17 (5.20%) MCSE
8 17 (5.20%) MCITP
8 17 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (4.59%) CCA
9 15 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (3.36%) MCSA
10 11 (3.36%) CCNP
10 11 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (3.06%) BC Cleared
12 7 (2.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.53%) PMP
13 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.53%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.56%) SLA
2 11 (3.36%) QA
2 11 (3.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.14%) COBIT
4 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (31.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (27.83%) Hyper-V
2 91 (27.83%) Active Directory
3 49 (14.98%) vSphere
4 32 (9.79%) XenApp
5 25 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (7.03%) VMware ESX
7 22 (6.73%) XenDesktop
7 22 (6.73%) Terminal Services
8 15 (4.59%) XenServer
8 15 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 11 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.14%) vCloud
12 4 (1.22%) KVM
12 4 (1.22%) Samba
12 4 (1.22%) Firmware
13 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (10.09%) SCCM
2 26 (7.95%) NetBackup
3 23 (7.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 19 (5.81%) SCOM
4 19 (5.81%) Puppet
5 17 (5.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 15 (4.59%) Legato
6 15 (4.59%) EdgeSight
7 14 (4.28%) ARCserve
8 13 (3.98%) Nagios
8 13 (3.98%) Backup Exec
9 11 (3.36%) OpenAM
10 7 (2.14%) Netcool
10 7 (2.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.83%) Unicenter
11 6 (1.83%) WSUS
12 4 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.92%) vMotion
13 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 170 (51.99%) VMware
2 135 (41.28%) Cisco
3 130 (39.76%) HP
4 128 (39.14%) Microsoft
5 94 (28.75%) EMC
6 70 (21.41%) Oracle
7 58 (17.74%) Citrix
8 51 (15.60%) Red Hat
9 48 (14.68%) NetApp
10 40 (12.23%) Juniper
10 40 (12.23%) IBM
11 36 (11.01%) Sun
11 36 (11.01%) Veritas
11 36 (11.01%) Brocade
12 24 (7.34%) StorageTek
12 24 (7.34%) Symantec
13 23 (7.03%) Dell
14 20 (6.12%) CA
15 18 (5.50%) F5
16 15 (4.59%) 3PAR
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Pension, BUPA etc
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + pension, BUPA etc
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
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