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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 80 70 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +46
Permanent jobs citing SAN 180 214 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.05% 3.54% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.85% 12.03% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 131 179 100
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -41 65 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Bracknell -5 21 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Slough +1 19 £26,500 -44.21% 1
Newbury +11 9 £35,000 -28.57%
Windsor - 9 £57,500 -
Wokingham +2 6 £41,500 +43.10%
Maidenhead -17 1 £30,000 -45.45%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 198 (61.49%) VMware
2 189 (58.70%) Windows
3 122 (37.89%) Cisco
4 110 (34.16%) Microsoft
4 110 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 100 (31.06%) EMC
6 99 (30.75%) Linux
7 95 (29.50%) HP
8 92 (28.57%) Firewall
9 90 (27.95%) Active Directory
10 86 (26.71%) ITIL
10 86 (26.71%) SQL
11 82 (25.47%) NAS
12 70 (21.74%) UNIX
13 63 (19.57%) Citrix
14 57 (17.70%) Hyper-V
14 57 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (16.15%) DNS
16 51 (15.84%) LAN
17 49 (15.22%) WAN
17 49 (15.22%) VMware ESX
17 49 (15.22%) Security Cleared
18 47 (14.60%) TCP/IP
19 46 (14.29%) MS Exchange
20 45 (13.98%) DHCP
20 45 (13.98%) Oracle
21 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
22 41 (12.73%) NetBackup
23 40 (12.42%) SC Cleared
24 39 (12.11%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 46 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.56%) SharePoint
3 22 (6.83%) Lotus Domino
4 18 (5.59%) IIS
5 16 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.73%) Lync
6 12 (3.73%) Live Communications Server
7 10 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.55%) Apache
10 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) JBoss
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.86%) SaaS
2 4 (1.24%) Office 365
2 4 (1.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (28.57%) Firewall
2 82 (25.47%) NAS
3 52 (16.15%) DNS
4 51 (15.84%) LAN
5 49 (15.22%) WAN
6 47 (14.60%) TCP/IP
7 45 (13.98%) DHCP
8 33 (10.25%) Fibre Channel
9 32 (9.94%) iSCSI
10 30 (9.32%) Wireshark
11 27 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (4.97%) VPN
13 13 (4.04%) SMTP
13 13 (4.04%) IMAP
13 13 (4.04%) Wireless
14 11 (3.42%) Network Security
15 8 (2.48%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.48%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.86%) LDAP
17 5 (1.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.73%) MS Access
3 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (0.93%) IDOL
4 3 (0.93%) MySQL
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.31%) DB2
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (4.04%) WebLOAD
1 13 (4.04%) AQtime
2 7 (2.17%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (5.28%) Spanish Language
2 12 (3.73%) French Language
3 9 (2.80%) German Language
3 9 (2.80%) Russian Language
3 9 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 47 (14.60%) Technical Support
3 45 (13.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 43 (13.35%) Administrator
5 38 (11.80%) Technical Support Engineer
5 38 (11.80%) Technical Engineer
6 37 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 26 (8.07%) Storage Engineer
8 25 (7.76%) Consultant
9 22 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.28%) Senior Support Engineer
11 15 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (4.66%) SAN Engineer
11 15 (4.66%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) Test Engineer
12 14 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.04%) Architect
13 13 (4.04%) Analyst
14 11 (3.42%) Network Engineer
14 11 (3.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.28%) .NET
2 13 (4.04%) MAPI
3 2 (0.62%) CGI
4 1 (0.31%) LAMP
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.01%) Clustering
2 27 (8.39%) Replication
3 23 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (4.04%) Fat Client
6 13 (4.04%) Thin Client
7 12 (3.73%) Statistics
8 10 (3.11%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.17%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.24%) Celerra
10 4 (1.24%) Open Source
10 4 (1.24%) PKI
10 4 (1.24%) Derivative
10 4 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.93%) HP StorageWorks
11 3 (0.93%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.93%) PMI
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 189 (58.70%) Windows
2 99 (30.75%) Linux
3 70 (21.74%) UNIX
4 57 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (9.63%) Windows XP
8 26 (8.07%) SUSE
9 21 (6.52%) Solaris
10 20 (6.21%) Windows 7
11 18 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.48%) AIX
12 8 (2.48%) HPUX
13 3 (0.93%) VMS
14 2 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.71%) ITIL
2 32 (9.94%) Configuration Management
3 27 (8.39%) Problem Management
4 24 (7.45%) Service Management
5 23 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (6.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.97%) Project Management
8 16 (4.97%) Capacity Management
9 15 (4.66%) Workflow
10 13 (4.04%) Benchmarking
10 13 (4.04%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.04%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (3.73%) OpenUP
11 12 (3.73%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.73%) Data Management
12 11 (3.42%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.11%) Workflow Management
13 10 (3.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.71%) SQL
2 16 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.04%) C#
3 13 (4.04%) C++
4 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.55%) Perl
6 3 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.42%) SC Cleared
3 35 (10.87%) Degree
4 27 (8.39%) DV Cleared
5 25 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (5.90%) CCNA
8 18 (5.59%) MCSE
9 14 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (3.42%) SCSA
10 11 (3.42%) CCA
10 11 (3.42%) MCITP
11 10 (3.11%) CCNP
12 8 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.17%) RHCE
13 7 (2.17%) BC Cleared
14 6 (1.86%) MCTS
15 5 (1.55%) NCDA
15 5 (1.55%) NCIE
15 5 (1.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.32%) QA
2 25 (7.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (34.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (27.95%) Active Directory
3 57 (17.70%) Hyper-V
4 49 (15.22%) VMware ESX
5 39 (12.11%) XenApp
6 30 (9.32%) vSphere
7 25 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (6.83%) XenDesktop
10 18 (5.59%) XenServer
11 14 (4.35%) VMware Server
12 11 (3.42%) Terminal Services
13 7 (2.17%) Firmware
14 5 (1.55%) KVM
15 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.62%) Nmap
17 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (12.73%) NetBackup
2 26 (8.07%) Nagios
3 24 (7.45%) Puppet
4 23 (7.14%) SCOM
5 22 (6.83%) SCCM
5 22 (6.83%) Backup Exec
6 19 (5.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (4.66%) Netcool
7 15 (4.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (3.73%) Unicenter
8 12 (3.73%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 11 (3.42%) EdgeSight
10 10 (3.11%) Legato
11 8 (2.48%) SCVMM
12 7 (2.17%) ARCserve
13 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (1.55%) SCOrch
15 4 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (1.24%) SCSM
15 4 (1.24%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 198 (61.49%) VMware
2 122 (37.89%) Cisco
3 110 (34.16%) Microsoft
4 100 (31.06%) EMC
5 95 (29.50%) HP
6 63 (19.57%) Citrix
7 45 (13.98%) Oracle
8 33 (10.25%) Sun
9 30 (9.32%) Veritas
10 27 (8.39%) NetApp
10 27 (8.39%) Remedy
10 27 (8.39%) Juniper
11 26 (8.07%) Symantec
12 24 (7.45%) Dell
13 22 (6.83%) IBM
14 19 (5.90%) StorageTek
15 18 (5.59%) Red Hat
15 18 (5.59%) Brocade
16 15 (4.66%) Meridio
16 15 (4.66%) F5
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