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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 127 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 84 143 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 2.55% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 8.57% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 82 137
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
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 £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 -43 33 £40,000 +8.10% 12
Slough -5 12 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Bracknell +15 6 £50,000 -
Maidenhead +5 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Newbury -1 3 £62,500 -
Windsor +4 2 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 156 (63.93%) Windows
2 124 (50.82%) VMware
3 105 (43.03%) Cisco
4 103 (42.21%) Linux
5 99 (40.57%) Microsoft
6 85 (34.84%) Hyper-V
7 81 (33.20%) Data Centre
8 79 (32.38%) HP
8 79 (32.38%) Firewall
9 76 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 73 (29.92%) Active Directory
11 69 (28.28%) MS Exchange
12 66 (27.05%) SQL Server
12 66 (27.05%) NAS
13 62 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (23.77%) SQL
14 58 (23.77%) EMC
15 56 (22.95%) MS Excel
16 53 (21.72%) DNS
17 50 (20.49%) ITIL
18 48 (19.67%) vSphere
19 47 (19.26%) Security Cleared
19 47 (19.26%) UNIX
20 46 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 45 (18.44%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (18.03%) Oracle
22 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
23 43 (17.62%) Red Hat
23 43 (17.62%) Disaster Recovery
24 42 (17.21%) NetApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 69 (28.28%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.93%) Lync
3 32 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 29 (11.89%) IIS
5 28 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (7.38%) Apache
7 15 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (4.92%) Tomcat
10 10 (4.10%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (4.10%) JBoss
11 6 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.23%) Drupal
15 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.38%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.92%) Office 365
3 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.87%) SaaS
5 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 79 (32.38%) Firewall
2 66 (27.05%) NAS
3 53 (21.72%) DNS
4 39 (15.98%) Cisco ASA
5 38 (15.57%) LAN
6 37 (15.16%) DHCP
7 35 (14.34%) Fibre Channel
8 32 (13.11%) iSCSI
8 32 (13.11%) TCP/IP
9 31 (12.70%) WAN
10 24 (9.84%) VPN
11 20 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (6.56%) VoIP
13 14 (5.74%) Ethernet
14 13 (5.33%) NetScreen
15 12 (4.92%) FCoE
16 10 (4.10%) VLAN
17 9 (3.69%) NetScaler
18 8 (3.28%) Wireshark
18 8 (3.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.20%) MySQL
2 20 (8.20%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.46%) OLTP
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.05%) OLAP
7 5 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) DB2
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (7.38%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.15%) Retail
2 15 (6.15%) French Language
3 14 (5.74%) Spanish Language
4 13 (5.33%) German Language
5 12 (4.92%) Legal
6 10 (4.10%) Billing
7 4 (1.64%) Marketing
8 3 (1.23%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (28.28%) Support Engineer
2 38 (15.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 33 (13.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 32 (13.11%) Consultant
5 25 (10.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (8.20%) Storage Engineer
7 19 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (7.38%) Architect
8 18 (7.38%) Technical Support
9 17 (6.97%) Storage Support Engineer
10 15 (6.15%) SAN Engineer
10 15 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 14 (5.74%) EMC Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 14 (5.74%) SAN Storage Engineer
12 13 (5.33%) IT Support
12 13 (5.33%) Sales Consultant
13 12 (4.92%) Technical Support Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) LAMP
2 10 (4.10%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.05%) JPA
3 5 (2.05%) Hibernate
3 5 (2.05%) XML
3 5 (2.05%) Flash
3 5 (2.05%) J2SE
3 5 (2.05%) JDBC
3 5 (2.05%) JSP
3 5 (2.05%) Servlets
3 5 (2.05%) J2EE
4 4 (1.64%) .NET
5 3 (1.23%) XMPP
6 2 (0.82%) Web Services
6 2 (0.82%) SAML
6 2 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) REST
7 1 (0.41%) COM
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (33.20%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.25%) Clustering
3 22 (9.02%) Replication
4 17 (6.97%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (6.15%) FlexPod
6 13 (5.33%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.92%) e-Health
8 11 (4.51%) EqualLogic
8 11 (4.51%) N-Tier
9 10 (4.10%) Client/Server
9 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (2.46%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.46%) Fat Client
11 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.05%) FMCG
11 5 (2.05%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (1.23%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 156 (63.93%) Windows
2 103 (42.21%) Linux
3 62 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (19.26%) UNIX
5 46 (18.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (18.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.97%) Solaris
9 16 (6.56%) Data ONTAP
10 15 (6.15%) CentOS
11 12 (4.92%) Windows XP
12 11 (4.51%) AIX
12 11 (4.51%) SUSE
12 11 (4.51%) Windows 7
13 10 (4.10%) HPUX
14 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
15 5 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (1.64%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.64%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.49%) ITIL
2 43 (17.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (10.66%) Load Balancing
4 23 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 23 (9.43%) Migration
5 22 (9.02%) Capacity Management
6 19 (7.79%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.56%) Project Management
8 15 (6.15%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (5.33%) Service Management
10 13 (5.33%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.92%) SOA
12 11 (4.51%) TOGAF
12 11 (4.51%) Validation
12 11 (4.51%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.51%) Project Planning
12 11 (4.51%) Business Development
13 10 (4.10%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (4.10%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.77%) SQL
2 14 (5.74%) PHP
3 12 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.51%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.51%) Perl
5 8 (3.28%) C
6 6 (2.46%) Java
7 5 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.23%) AWK
9 3 (1.23%) Ruby
9 3 (1.23%) Python
10 2 (0.82%) VBScript
10 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (19.26%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 35 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (11.48%) CCNA
6 25 (10.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (9.43%) MCSE
8 15 (6.15%) DV Cleared
8 15 (6.15%) MCITP
9 14 (5.74%) MCSA
10 12 (4.92%) Degree
10 12 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (4.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.69%) CCA
12 9 (3.69%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (3.28%) MCP
13 8 (3.28%) CCNP
14 7 (2.87%) NCDA
15 6 (2.46%) NCIE
16 4 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) SLA
2 12 (4.92%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.51%) COBIT
4 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 85 (34.84%) Hyper-V
2 76 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (29.92%) Active Directory
4 48 (19.67%) vSphere
5 24 (9.84%) Terminal Services
6 20 (8.20%) XenApp
7 18 (7.38%) vCloud
8 16 (6.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 15 (6.15%) XenDesktop
10 12 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (2.87%) XenServer
13 6 (2.46%) Samba
13 6 (2.46%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.82%) Xen
15 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (11.48%) SCCM
2 19 (7.79%) NetBackup
3 16 (6.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 14 (5.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (5.33%) SCOM
6 12 (4.92%) Puppet
7 9 (3.69%) Nagios
8 8 (3.28%) EdgeSight
9 5 (2.05%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.05%) WSUS
9 5 (2.05%) Legato
9 5 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (2.05%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.64%) PureDisk
10 4 (1.64%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.64%) SCSM
10 4 (1.64%) OpenAM
11 3 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 124 (50.82%) VMware
2 105 (43.03%) Cisco
3 99 (40.57%) Microsoft
4 79 (32.38%) HP
5 58 (23.77%) EMC
6 44 (18.03%) Oracle
7 43 (17.62%) Red Hat
8 42 (17.21%) NetApp
9 33 (13.52%) Juniper
10 32 (13.11%) Citrix
11 28 (11.48%) Brocade
12 27 (11.07%) Veritas
12 27 (11.07%) IBM
12 27 (11.07%) Dell
13 23 (9.43%) Sun
14 15 (6.15%) 3PAR
15 14 (5.74%) Hitachi
15 14 (5.74%) StorageTek
16 13 (5.33%) CA
17 12 (4.92%) Symantec
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits Packager
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Car Allowance + Benefits Packager
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Car Allowance (£6600) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6600 car allowance + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago