The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.49% 2.88% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 17.65% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £35,500 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.80% +14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SAN
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 27.36% 16.35% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SAN
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

SAN Salary Trend in Gatwick

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Operations Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (80.00%) XenApp
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds