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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.91% 6.38% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 25.42% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 8
Average salary £35,486 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.14% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
59 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.11% 25.11% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 22
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £38,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
4 12 (52.17%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
5 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (34.78%) Release Management
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
6 8 (34.78%) CCNA
6 8 (34.78%) MCSE
7 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) Service Management
7 7 (30.43%) Puppet
7 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) Nagios
10 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
10 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (13.04%) FreeRADIUS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Support
1 8 (34.78%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (34.78%) Release Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) CCNA
1 8 (34.78%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (17.39%) Nagios
3 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Brocade
3 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
3 3 (13.04%) ProCurve
3 3 (13.04%) Veeam
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell