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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 115 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 8 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.43% 0.45% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.81% 2.07% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 46
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,143 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
256 387 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.75% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 223 305 277
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 50 (90.91%) VMware
2 46 (83.64%) Windows
3 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
4 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (41.82%) HP
6 22 (40.00%) Linux
7 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
8 17 (30.91%) Cisco
8 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (29.09%) Firewall
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
10 15 (27.27%) Debian
10 15 (27.27%) 3PAR
11 13 (23.64%) Citrix
11 13 (23.64%) Veeam
11 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
12 12 (21.82%) Oracle
12 12 (21.82%) Apache
12 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
12 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.00%) Lync
14 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
14 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.36%) vSphere
15 9 (16.36%) Python
15 9 (16.36%) LDAP
15 9 (16.36%) Perl

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (21.82%) Apache
3 12 (21.82%) Tomcat
4 11 (20.00%) Lync
5 7 (12.73%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.82%) Zope
8 1 (1.82%) Plone
8 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 9 (16.36%) LDAP
3 7 (12.73%) VLAN
4 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.09%) VPN
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (9.09%) DHCP
5 5 (9.09%) NAS
5 5 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.27%) WAN
7 3 (5.45%) MPLS
8 2 (3.64%) SSL
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (23.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Administrator
4 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
10 3 (5.45%) Linux Support
10 3 (5.45%) Linux Consultant
11 2 (3.64%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 22 (40.00%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (27.27%) Debian
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.55%) UNIX
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.45%) CentOS
8 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.91%) Project Management
3 5 (9.09%) Line Management
3 5 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services Management
4 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.45%) CRM
5 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.64%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.64%) People Management
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.82%) Coaching
7 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Perl
1 9 (16.36%) Python
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MCP
2 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (65.45%) Active Directory
2 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.82%) KVM
6 1 (1.82%) Ceph
6 1 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) HP
3 17 (30.91%) Cisco
4 15 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 13 (23.64%) Veeam
5 13 (23.64%) Citrix
6 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.82%) Oracle
6 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
7 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.27%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) Imperva
9 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
9 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.82%) Mitel
10 1 (1.82%) Brocade
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec