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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.70% 0.67% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 3.39% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £39,000 £29,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -22.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
74 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.17% 19.87% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 55
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 20 (95.24%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (76.19%) MCSE
4 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) XenApp
5 10 (47.62%) vSphere
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) Symantec
5 10 (47.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec
6 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (38.10%) Clustering
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) VBScript
9 6 (28.57%) Sophos
9 6 (28.57%) MCSA
9 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
9 6 (28.57%) NetApp
9 6 (28.57%) WSUS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Server Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Server Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) COM
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) PDA
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VBScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) MCSE
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (28.57%) MCITP
4 6 (28.57%) MCSA
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) CCA
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) XenApp
2 10 (47.62%) vSphere
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (47.62%) Backup Exec
2 8 (38.10%) SCCM
3 6 (28.57%) WSUS
3 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
4 5 (23.81%) Zenoss
4 5 (23.81%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (19.05%) vMotion
5 4 (19.05%) SCOM
5 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Symantec
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) NetApp
3 6 (28.57%) Sophos
4 4 (19.05%) Websense
4 4 (19.05%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle