The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 113 76
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 153 115 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.42% 2.29% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 8.52% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 144 92 117
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1218 1350 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.22% 26.84% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 967 845 1035
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 76 £57,500 +38.55% 10
Bracknell +7 24 £43,000 -1.14% 2
Slough +7 15 £46,250 +5.71%
Newbury +11 10 £34,250 -22.15%
Wokingham -18 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Thatcham - 4 £32,500 -
Maidenhead +11 2 £55,000 +58.27% 1
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 228 (79.44%) Windows
2 193 (67.25%) VMware
3 154 (53.66%) Firewall
4 139 (48.43%) Active Directory
5 125 (43.55%) Cisco
6 122 (42.51%) Windows Server
7 113 (39.37%) Microsoft
8 101 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 99 (34.49%) Linux
10 92 (32.06%) NAS
11 86 (29.97%) SQL Server
12 83 (28.92%) DNS
13 73 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 70 (24.39%) TCP/IP
15 68 (23.69%) HP
15 68 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 60 (20.91%) MS Exchange
17 58 (20.21%) SQL
17 58 (20.21%) Citrix
17 58 (20.21%) Hyper-V
18 57 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
19 56 (19.51%) Data Centre
20 54 (18.82%) LAN
20 54 (18.82%) DHCP
21 50 (17.42%) MS Excel
22 49 (17.07%) VPN
23 48 (16.72%) WAN
24 47 (16.38%) ITIL
24 47 (16.38%) Red Hat
25 46 (16.03%) HTTP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (20.91%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.94%) Apache
2 40 (13.94%) IIS
3 37 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (11.50%) Tomcat
5 28 (9.76%) JBoss
5 28 (9.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 27 (9.41%) WebSphere
7 26 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (8.71%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (6.27%) WebLogic
10 17 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (5.92%) Skype for Business
11 12 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (2.79%) SharePoint
13 7 (2.44%) IBM Domino
14 6 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.05%) CMS
15 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.50%) SaaS
3 26 (9.06%) Office 365
4 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (53.66%) Firewall
2 92 (32.06%) NAS
3 83 (28.92%) DNS
4 70 (24.39%) TCP/IP
5 54 (18.82%) DHCP
5 54 (18.82%) LAN
6 49 (17.07%) VPN
7 48 (16.72%) WAN
8 46 (16.03%) HTTP
9 41 (14.29%) Wireless
10 36 (12.54%) iSCSI
10 36 (12.54%) LDAP
11 29 (10.10%) Internet
12 24 (8.36%) FTP
12 24 (8.36%) VLAN
13 22 (7.67%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (7.32%) Network Security
15 19 (6.62%) SMTP
16 18 (6.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (29.97%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.59%) MySQL
3 32 (11.15%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.01%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.53%) AQtime
1 13 (4.53%) WebLOAD
2 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.39%) FindBugs
2 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.39%) JIRA
2 4 (1.39%) sqlmap
2 4 (1.39%) Subversion
2 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (15.68%) Finance
2 8 (2.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.09%) Legal
4 4 (1.39%) Law
5 2 (0.70%) Electronics
5 2 (0.70%) Games
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (23.69%) Support Engineer
2 53 (18.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (12.54%) Network Engineer
3 36 (12.54%) VMware Engineer
4 32 (11.15%) Server Support
5 31 (10.80%) Server Engineer
6 27 (9.41%) Analyst
7 26 (9.06%) Linux Support
7 26 (9.06%) Network Support
8 25 (8.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 25 (8.71%) Cisco Engineer
9 24 (8.36%) Administrator
9 24 (8.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 23 (8.01%) Applications Support
10 23 (8.01%) Senior Network Engineer
11 22 (7.67%) Consultant
11 22 (7.67%) Support Analyst
12 21 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (7.32%) Web Applications Support
13 20 (6.97%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.33%) .NET
2 32 (11.15%) Web Services
3 27 (9.41%) LAMP
4 12 (4.18%) MAPI
5 5 (1.74%) Middleware
6 3 (1.05%) POSIX
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.62%) Replication
4 14 (4.88%) Clustering
5 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.14%) PKI
7 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.44%) EqualLogic
9 6 (2.09%) NHS
9 6 (2.09%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.74%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.39%) e-Health
11 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (1.39%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.05%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.05%) PMI
13 2 (0.70%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 228 (79.44%) Windows
2 122 (42.51%) Windows Server
3 99 (34.49%) Linux
4 73 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (14.29%) Unix
7 36 (12.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.57%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.48%) Windows 10
11 9 (3.14%) CentOS
11 9 (3.14%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.44%) Windows NT
13 5 (1.74%) Debian
13 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.05%) AIX
14 3 (1.05%) Fedora
15 2 (0.70%) SUSE
15 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.38%) ITIL
2 29 (10.10%) Migration
3 26 (9.06%) Web Operations
4 24 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.36%) Presales
5 21 (7.32%) Network Design
6 18 (6.27%) Network Architecture
6 18 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (6.27%) Network Planning
7 17 (5.92%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 13 (4.53%) Benchmarking
10 13 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (4.53%) Data Management
10 13 (4.53%) Performance Engineering
11 12 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.83%) Change Management
13 10 (3.48%) Business Continuity
13 10 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.21%) SQL
2 35 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 34 (11.85%) Perl
4 17 (5.92%) C++
5 16 (5.57%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.53%) C#
7 6 (2.09%) Java
8 5 (1.74%) Python
9 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (14.29%) CCNA
3 31 (10.80%) CCNP
4 29 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (9.41%) Degree
6 25 (8.71%) CCIE
7 23 (8.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (6.27%) CCIP
8 18 (6.27%) CCSA
8 18 (6.27%) CCSP
8 18 (6.27%) MCITP
8 18 (6.27%) MCSE
9 12 (4.18%) Security Cleared
10 10 (3.48%) CEH
10 10 (3.48%) SANS
11 6 (2.09%) VCP5
12 5 (1.74%) NCIE
12 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) QA
2 9 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (48.43%) Active Directory
2 101 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (20.21%) Hyper-V
4 38 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (11.85%) vSphere
6 31 (10.80%) Oracle RAC
7 29 (10.10%) VMware ESX
8 18 (6.27%) NFS
9 17 (5.92%) XenApp
10 11 (3.83%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.09%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.05%) KVM
14 3 (1.05%) Snort
14 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.35%) vCloud
15 1 (0.35%) Veritas File System
15 1 (0.35%) Xen
15 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (9.41%) SCCM
2 25 (8.71%) OpenAM
2 25 (8.71%) Puppet
3 24 (8.36%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.53%) Perfmon
5 10 (3.48%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (2.79%) Simpana
7 7 (2.44%) Legato
8 6 (2.09%) WSUS
9 5 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.74%) SCOM
9 5 (1.74%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (1.39%) HP Fortify
10 4 (1.39%) Nessus
11 3 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.05%) Nagios
11 3 (1.05%) RSA Archer
11 3 (1.05%) vRealize
Vendors
1 193 (67.25%) VMware
2 125 (43.55%) Cisco
3 113 (39.37%) Microsoft
4 68 (23.69%) HP
5 58 (20.21%) Citrix
6 47 (16.38%) Red Hat
7 40 (13.94%) EMC
8 36 (12.54%) Veeam
9 35 (12.20%) Oracle
10 31 (10.80%) 3PAR
11 30 (10.45%) CheckPoint
12 29 (10.10%) NetApp
13 26 (9.06%) Dell
13 26 (9.06%) Sun
14 15 (5.23%) Veritas
15 14 (4.88%) F5
16 13 (4.53%) IBM
17 12 (4.18%) Symantec
18 11 (3.83%) Juniper
19 10 (3.48%) arcserve
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