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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.65% 2.22% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 5.98% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £61,250 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +38.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £43,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £73,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
207 184 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 36.00% 37.17% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 111 131 127
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) Cisco
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 16 (51.61%) Firewall
6 15 (48.39%) HP
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
6 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
7 14 (45.16%) Citrix
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (45.16%) NetBackup
8 12 (38.71%) Meridio
8 12 (38.71%) Live Communications Server
8 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
8 12 (38.71%) Statistics
8 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (38.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 12 (38.71%) Netcool
8 12 (38.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (38.71%) EMC
8 12 (38.71%) Veritas
8 12 (38.71%) Unicenter
8 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
8 12 (38.71%) MS Access
8 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
8 12 (38.71%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (38.71%) Live Communications Server
2 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) DHCP
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) SSL
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security
6 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
1 12 (38.71%) MS Access
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Support Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (38.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Thin Client
1 12 (38.71%) Statistics
1 12 (38.71%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 12 (38.71%) Windows XP
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Problem Management
2 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
3 6 (19.35%) Time Management
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware ESX
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.68%) KVM
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) NetBackup
2 12 (38.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (38.71%) Unicenter
2 12 (38.71%) Netcool
2 12 (38.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (48.39%) HP
4 14 (45.16%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) EMC
5 12 (38.71%) Meridio
5 12 (38.71%) Veritas
6 11 (35.48%) Juniper
7 5 (16.13%) Symantec
7 5 (16.13%) F5
8 4 (12.90%) Fujitsu
9 3 (9.68%) Dell
9 3 (9.68%) IBM