The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.53% 10.21% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.29% 38.71% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 11
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SAN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
69 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.27% 26.38% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 65
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 23 (92.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (88.00%) Degree
3 22 (88.00%) SolarWinds
4 20 (80.00%) Network Management
4 20 (80.00%) Legal
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) SLA
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (8.00%) Statistics
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) IIS
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Games
7 1 (4.00%) Perforce
7 1 (4.00%) Maya
7 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
7 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (92.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Maya
2 1 (4.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 20 (80.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.00%) Acronis
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