The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 53 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.05% 3.64% 8.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.49% 8.98% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 17
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
SAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
162 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 29.08% 40.53% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 116 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SAN
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Bracknell region.

SAN Salary Trend in Bracknell

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) Cisco
4 23 (60.53%) VMware
5 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
8 16 (42.11%) DNS
8 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (39.47%) DHCP
9 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (36.84%) Citrix
10 14 (36.84%) Windows XP
10 14 (36.84%) Firewall
10 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
11 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
11 13 (34.21%) Oracle
11 13 (34.21%) HP
12 12 (31.58%) Juniper
12 12 (31.58%) Linux
12 12 (31.58%) Problem Management
12 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
14 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
15 9 (23.68%) NetBackup
15 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
15 9 (23.68%) Statistics
15 9 (23.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 9 (23.68%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 18 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Live Communications Server
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.63%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) DNS
2 15 (39.47%) DHCP
3 14 (36.84%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (23.68%) LAN
5 9 (23.68%) WAN
6 6 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
6 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
7 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.53%) NAS
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
9 2 (5.26%) SSL
10 1 (2.63%) POP3
10 1 (2.63%) SMTP
10 1 (2.63%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) MS Access
3 4 (10.53%) OLTP
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) OLAP
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Support Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (34.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Technical Support
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) J2EE
1 4 (10.53%) JDBC
1 4 (10.53%) JSP
1 4 (10.53%) Servlets
1 4 (10.53%) XML
1 4 (10.53%) J2SE
1 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 4 (10.53%) JPA
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Statistics
2 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
7 7 (18.42%) UNIX
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Incident Management
2 12 (31.58%) Problem Management
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Time Management
5 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 4 (10.53%) Benchmarking
7 4 (10.53%) Workflow
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) OOD
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
8 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) CCA
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) VCP4
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) RHCE
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (15.79%) VMware Server
5 6 (15.79%) Terminal Services
5 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 6 (15.79%) XenServer
5 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.53%) vSphere
7 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (7.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) NetBackup
1 9 (23.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 8 (21.05%) Unicenter
2 8 (21.05%) Netcool
2 8 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 7 (18.42%) SCOM
4 6 (15.79%) EdgeSight
5 3 (7.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) VMware
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Citrix
5 13 (34.21%) HP
5 13 (34.21%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) Juniper
7 9 (23.68%) EMC
7 9 (23.68%) Veritas
8 8 (21.05%) Meridio
9 6 (15.79%) AppSense
10 5 (13.16%) IBM
10 5 (13.16%) F5
11 4 (10.53%) Dell
12 3 (7.89%) Symantec
13 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
14 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (2.63%) Lotus
14 1 (2.63%) NetApp
14 1 (2.63%) Novell