The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 16 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.98% 2.35% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 14.93% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 5
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £42,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
SAN
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.87% 15.73% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 45
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SAN
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

SAN Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Citrix
4 13 (68.42%) XenApp
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) MCSE
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (52.63%) Advertising
8 9 (47.37%) Linux
9 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (36.84%) vSphere
10 7 (36.84%) NetApp
10 7 (36.84%) Symantec
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL
10 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
10 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
10 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
10 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
11 6 (31.58%) MCITP
11 6 (31.58%) MCSA
11 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (31.58%) Sophos
11 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
12 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 10 (52.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix Support
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) AS400
1 2 (10.53%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
7 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCSE
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCITP
2 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) XenApp
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Backup Exec
1 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
2 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (21.05%) WSUS
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) NetApp
4 7 (36.84%) Symantec
5 6 (31.58%) Sophos
6 3 (15.79%) Brocade
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat