The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.85% 1.36% 5.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.82% 8.93% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 18
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +60.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 56 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.93% 15.18% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 72
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SAN
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

SAN Salary Trend in Bradford

SAN
Salary Histogram in Bradford

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

SAN Salary Histogram in Bradford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 26 (78.79%) UNIX
2 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 24 (72.73%) DNS
4 23 (69.70%) Windows
4 23 (69.70%) Shell Script
4 23 (69.70%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (69.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (66.67%) HP
5 22 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity
6 21 (63.64%) VMware
7 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
8 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
8 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
8 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 18 (54.55%) Service Management
9 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (42.42%) Replication
10 14 (42.42%) Capacity Management
11 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
12 10 (30.30%) Oracle
12 10 (30.30%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) Cisco
12 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
13 9 (27.27%) HPUX
13 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
13 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
15 4 (12.12%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (54.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (30.30%) Administrator
5 9 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) UNIX
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 9 (27.27%) HPUX
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Performance Tuning
1 23 (69.70%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 22 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (54.55%) Service Management
4 14 (42.42%) Capacity Management
5 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) HP
2 21 (63.64%) VMware
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Veeam