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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.84% 8.33% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 25.00% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 12
Average salary £35,486 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
31 76 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.71% 33.33% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 27
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 £22,500 £39,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (77.27%) PowerShell
4 12 (54.55%) UNIX
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
6 8 (36.36%) MCSE
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) CCNA
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Release Management
6 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (31.82%) Puppet
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) Service Management
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) Publishing
10 3 (13.64%) Nagios
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.64%) VPN
10 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 3 (13.64%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Support
1 8 (36.36%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Release Management
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (31.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) MCSE
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (9.09%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
1 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
3 3 (13.64%) Fujitsu
3 3 (13.64%) ProCurve
3 3 (13.64%) Veeam