The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 42 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 2.84% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 12.21% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 79
Average salary £46,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.89% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £25,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
385 344 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.78% 23.26% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 284 244 382
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SAN Salary Trend in Cambridge

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (79.31%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) NAS
5 11 (37.93%) iSCSI
5 11 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) C
7 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) DevOps
9 7 (24.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
9 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
9 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
9 7 (24.14%) Xen
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) XenServer
11 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 5 (17.24%) LAN
11 5 (17.24%) WAN
11 5 (17.24%) DHCP
11 5 (17.24%) HP
11 5 (17.24%) NetApp
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) NAS
2 11 (37.93%) iSCSI
2 11 (37.93%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) FTP
6 2 (6.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.90%) SNMP
6 2 (6.90%) InfiniBand
7 1 (3.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) IPv4
7 1 (3.45%) Intranet
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) HTTP
7 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support
8 1 (3.45%) Backup Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) IPTV
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Product Management
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (6.90%) DNA
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) C
3 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) ABAP
5 2 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Xen
2 6 (20.69%) XenServer
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) NFS
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 5 (17.24%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
5 3 (10.34%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Isilon
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) Websense
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) FalconStor