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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 80 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 168 213 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.09% 3.95% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.56% 13.92% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 136 180 135
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 £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -32 81 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Slough +7 17 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bracknell -3 17 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Newbury +3 15 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Wokingham +3 4 £41,500 +25.75%
Windsor -16 2 £58,750 +23.68%
Maidenhead -11 1 £32,000 -28.88%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 190 (60.70%) Windows
2 182 (58.15%) VMware
3 131 (41.85%) Cisco
4 109 (34.82%) Linux
5 106 (33.87%) Microsoft
5 106 (33.87%) EMC
6 102 (32.59%) Firewall
7 101 (32.27%) HP
8 99 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (30.35%) ITIL
10 87 (27.80%) Active Directory
11 78 (24.92%) NAS
12 73 (23.32%) SQL
13 70 (22.36%) UNIX
13 70 (22.36%) Citrix
14 61 (19.49%) Hyper-V
15 58 (18.53%) LAN
16 56 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (17.25%) WAN
17 54 (17.25%) DNS
18 52 (16.61%) Oracle
19 48 (15.34%) MS Exchange
19 48 (15.34%) Security Cleared
20 46 (14.70%) Fibre Channel
20 46 (14.70%) TCP/IP
21 45 (14.38%) vSphere
22 43 (13.74%) DHCP
23 42 (13.42%) SC Cleared
24 40 (12.78%) SQL Server
24 40 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.79%) Lotus Domino
3 15 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (4.15%) Apache
5 12 (3.83%) Lync
6 11 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.51%) Live Communications Server
7 9 (2.88%) IIS
7 9 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.56%) JBoss
9 7 (2.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Oracle BRM
2 7 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.79%) SaaS
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.60%) IaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.96%) Office 365
5 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (32.59%) Firewall
2 78 (24.92%) NAS
3 58 (18.53%) LAN
4 54 (17.25%) WAN
4 54 (17.25%) DNS
5 46 (14.70%) Fibre Channel
5 46 (14.70%) TCP/IP
6 43 (13.74%) DHCP
7 38 (12.14%) iSCSI
7 38 (12.14%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (7.35%) Wireshark
9 18 (5.75%) VPN
10 17 (5.43%) Ethernet
11 12 (3.83%) LDAP
12 11 (3.51%) Network Security
13 10 (3.19%) NetScaler
14 7 (2.24%) BGP
14 7 (2.24%) HTTP
14 7 (2.24%) Wireless
14 7 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (3.83%) MySQL
4 11 (3.51%) MS Access
5 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.96%) IDOL
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) OLTP
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) OLAP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.96%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (4.79%) Spanish Language
2 9 (2.88%) Retail
3 8 (2.56%) French Language
4 7 (2.24%) German Language
5 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Finance
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 96 (30.67%) Support Engineer
2 53 (16.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 45 (14.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 43 (13.74%) Technical Support
5 38 (12.14%) Administrator
6 34 (10.86%) Storage Engineer
7 32 (10.22%) Technical Engineer
8 30 (9.58%) Technical Support Engineer
9 22 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (6.07%) Analyst
10 19 (6.07%) Consultant
10 19 (6.07%) SAN Engineer
10 19 (6.07%) SAN Storage Engineer
11 17 (5.43%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 17 (5.43%) EMC Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) IT Support
13 14 (4.47%) Architect
14 13 (4.15%) Senior Support Engineer
15 12 (3.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.51%) .NET
2 3 (0.96%) LAMP
3 2 (0.64%) Web Services
3 2 (0.64%) CGI
4 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.32%) J2SE
4 1 (0.32%) JDBC
4 1 (0.32%) JSP
4 1 (0.32%) Servlets
4 1 (0.32%) J2EE
4 1 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.95%) Replication
2 23 (7.35%) Clustering
3 20 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.83%) Fat Client
6 12 (3.83%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.51%) Statistics
8 9 (2.88%) Celerra
9 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.92%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.92%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.92%) e-Health
11 5 (1.60%) PMI
11 5 (1.60%) Open Source
12 4 (1.28%) Kindle
13 3 (0.96%) PKI
14 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 190 (60.70%) Windows
2 109 (34.82%) Linux
3 70 (22.36%) UNIX
4 56 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (10.86%) Windows XP
7 29 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (7.67%) SUSE
9 23 (7.35%) Windows 7
10 21 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (4.15%) Solaris
12 4 (1.28%) CentOS
12 4 (1.28%) AIX
13 3 (0.96%) HPUX
14 2 (0.64%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) VMS
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (30.35%) ITIL
2 32 (10.22%) Configuration Management
3 27 (8.63%) Problem Management
4 25 (7.99%) Root Cause Analysis
5 23 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (6.71%) Service Management
7 20 (6.39%) Capacity Management
8 19 (6.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (5.43%) Data Management
9 17 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.11%) Incident Management
10 16 (5.11%) Performance Analysis
11 12 (3.83%) OpenUP
11 12 (3.83%) Project Management
12 10 (3.19%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.19%) Coaching
12 10 (3.19%) Workflow
12 10 (3.19%) Asset Management
12 10 (3.19%) PRINCE2
13 8 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.32%) SQL
2 22 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.24%) Perl
4 5 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (0.64%) PHP
6 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.42%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.22%) Degree
4 26 (8.31%) DV Cleared
5 25 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.79%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (4.79%) MCSE
8 14 (4.47%) CCA
9 13 (4.15%) CCNA
10 10 (3.19%) BC Cleared
11 8 (2.56%) MCITP
12 7 (2.24%) CCNP
12 7 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.60%) PMP
13 5 (1.60%) PMI Certification
13 5 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.64%) VCP5
15 2 (0.64%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.22%) SLA
2 11 (3.51%) QA
2 11 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 99 (31.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (27.80%) Active Directory
3 61 (19.49%) Hyper-V
4 45 (14.38%) vSphere
5 39 (12.46%) XenApp
6 30 (9.58%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (8.63%) VMware ESX
8 20 (6.39%) XenDesktop
8 20 (6.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (4.47%) XenServer
9 14 (4.47%) VMware Server
9 14 (4.47%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.60%) KVM
12 4 (1.28%) Firmware
13 3 (0.96%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.64%) Xen
15 1 (0.32%) Nmap
15 1 (0.32%) Samba
15 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (11.18%) SCCM
2 29 (9.27%) Puppet
3 26 (8.31%) Nagios
4 25 (7.99%) NetBackup
4 25 (7.99%) SCOM
5 22 (7.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 16 (5.11%) ARCserve
7 15 (4.79%) Legato
8 14 (4.47%) EdgeSight
8 14 (4.47%) Netcool
8 14 (4.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (3.83%) Backup Exec
10 11 (3.51%) Unicenter
10 11 (3.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (2.24%) SCVMM
11 7 (2.24%) OpenAM
12 4 (1.28%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (1.28%) SCSM
12 4 (1.28%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 182 (58.15%) VMware
2 131 (41.85%) Cisco
3 106 (33.87%) Microsoft
3 106 (33.87%) EMC
4 101 (32.27%) HP
5 70 (22.36%) Citrix
6 52 (16.61%) Oracle
7 38 (12.14%) NetApp
8 36 (11.50%) IBM
9 30 (9.58%) Juniper
10 28 (8.95%) Veritas
10 28 (8.95%) Sun
10 28 (8.95%) Remedy
11 27 (8.63%) Brocade
12 21 (6.71%) StorageTek
12 21 (6.71%) Red Hat
13 19 (6.07%) Symantec
13 19 (6.07%) Dell
14 17 (5.43%) CA
15 14 (4.47%) Meridio
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago