The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.72% 1.59% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 13.64% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 22 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 20.65% 11.64% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 55
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SAN
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

SAN Salary Trend in Farnborough

SAN
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Farnborough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (85.71%) vSphere
4 10 (71.43%) vCloud
5 9 (64.29%) IPsec
5 9 (64.29%) NAS
5 9 (64.29%) VPN
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
6 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (50.00%) SaaS
7 7 (50.00%) PaaS
7 7 (50.00%) IaaS
7 7 (50.00%) Change Management
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco
8 5 (35.71%) CentOS
8 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
10 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (21.43%) Network Security
10 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (14.29%) Service Management
11 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 2 (14.29%) SSL
12 1 (7.14%) WAN
12 1 (7.14%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) SaaS
1 7 (50.00%) PaaS
1 7 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) VPN
1 9 (64.29%) IPsec
1 9 (64.29%) NAS
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (85.71%) vSphere
2 10 (71.43%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp