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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.86% 5.57% 5.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 32.00% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 12
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £34,800 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,800 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
63 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.10% 17.42% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 45
Average salary £22,500 £43,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.67% +50.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
4 16 (59.26%) DNS
4 16 (59.26%) Linux
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) VPN
5 15 (55.56%) UNIX
6 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
6 14 (51.85%) Web Services
6 14 (51.85%) XML
6 14 (51.85%) JSON
6 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
7 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 12 (44.44%) VMware
8 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (40.74%) LAN
9 11 (40.74%) WAN
10 10 (37.04%) Puppet
10 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
10 10 (37.04%) NAS
10 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (33.33%) SIEM
11 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
11 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
11 9 (33.33%) Replication
11 9 (33.33%) Clustering
11 9 (33.33%) Identity Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 16 (59.26%) DNS
3 15 (55.56%) VPN
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
5 11 (40.74%) LAN
5 11 (40.74%) WAN
6 10 (37.04%) NAS
7 6 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
9 1 (3.70%) SNMP
9 1 (3.70%) ADSL
9 1 (3.70%) ISDN
9 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.70%) VLAN
9 1 (3.70%) IPv4
9 1 (3.70%) IPv6
9 1 (3.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
1 14 (51.85%) XML
1 14 (51.85%) JSON
2 9 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Replication
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 9 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 9 (33.33%) SIEM
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) vCloud
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
1 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.70%) NETGEAR