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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 13 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.43% 1.14% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.66% 3.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £46,000 £49,000
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
83 101 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.90% 28.69% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77 92 48
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 22 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
3 22 (91.67%) Citrix
4 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (75.00%) MCSE
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (70.83%) Firewall
7 14 (58.33%) Backup Exec
7 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (54.17%) SCCM
8 13 (54.17%) XenApp
8 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
8 13 (54.17%) Symantec
8 13 (54.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
10 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
10 11 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (45.83%) Clustering
10 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
11 10 (41.67%) VPN
11 10 (41.67%) MS Office
11 10 (41.67%) Wireless
11 10 (41.67%) Websense
11 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (41.67%) SCOM
11 10 (41.67%) SCVMM
11 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (41.67%) VPN
3 10 (41.67%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.33%) NAS
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (4.17%) Broadband
8 1 (4.17%) LAN
8 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Help Desk Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) COM
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) MCSE
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (33.33%) CCA
5 4 (16.67%) MCITP
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) XenApp
3 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (37.50%) vSphere
6 9 (37.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Backup Exec
2 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 13 (54.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (41.67%) SCOM
3 10 (41.67%) SCVMM
4 5 (20.83%) vMotion
5 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (12.50%) WSUS
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Citrix
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) Symantec
5 10 (41.67%) Websense
5 10 (41.67%) Veeam
6 5 (20.83%) Sophos
7 3 (12.50%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) AppSense
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) F5