The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.87% 4.08% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 20.63% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,100 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
SAN
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.17% 19.75% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 46
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

SAN
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

SAN Salary Trend in Ipswich

SAN
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) LAN Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) KVM
5 1 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec