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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.67% 6.00% 7.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 34.09% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 23
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
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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
81 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.50% 17.60% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 60
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (85.00%) PowerShell
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (40.00%) Release Management
6 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (40.00%) MCSE
6 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) CCNA
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (35.00%) Puppet
7 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.00%) KVM
10 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
11 1 (5.00%) WSUS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Systems Support
1 8 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Release Management
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (35.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) MCSE
1 8 (40.00%) CCNP
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Dell