The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.76% 0.92% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 6.25% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 18
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.02% 14.72% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
London

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SAN
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SAN Salary Trend in Croydon

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (31.25%) MCSE
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) SLA
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) HP ASE
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) FTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Professional Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) HP ASE
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCDE
4 1 (6.25%) VCAP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCDA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) CommVault
6 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint