The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.39% 2.15% 7.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.76% 28.00% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 25 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.70% 7.67% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 20 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
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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 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Linux
2 42 (82.35%) Web Services
3 40 (78.43%) UNIX
3 40 (78.43%) PowerShell
4 39 (76.47%) Firewall
4 39 (76.47%) Shell Script
5 38 (74.51%) DNS
6 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
7 34 (66.67%) VPN
8 31 (60.78%) Hyper-V
9 30 (58.82%) Reverse Proxy
9 30 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (54.90%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (54.90%) KVM
11 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
12 21 (41.18%) DHCP
13 20 (39.22%) Puppet
14 18 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
15 17 (33.33%) Release Management
16 16 (31.37%) Replication
16 16 (31.37%) SQL
16 16 (31.37%) Cisco
17 15 (29.41%) CCNP
17 15 (29.41%) CCNA
17 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (29.41%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) nginx
3 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.73%) SaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.88%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) Firewall
2 38 (74.51%) DNS
3 37 (72.55%) TCP/IP
4 34 (66.67%) VPN
5 30 (58.82%) Reverse Proxy
6 21 (41.18%) DHCP
7 8 (15.69%) NAS
8 5 (9.80%) LAN
8 5 (9.80%) WAN
9 2 (3.92%) tcpdump
9 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.92%) Internet
9 2 (3.92%) VoIP
9 2 (3.92%) SMTP
9 2 (3.92%) HTTP
10 1 (1.96%) RIP
10 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Systems Administrator
1 21 (41.18%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) Architect
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (13.73%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Web Services
2 13 (25.49%) XML
2 13 (25.49%) JSON
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) WSH
5 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Replication
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 42 (82.35%) Linux
3 40 (78.43%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Debian
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 17 (33.33%) Release Management
2 11 (21.57%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.84%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) SIEM
7 4 (7.84%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.84%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) PowerShell
2 39 (76.47%) Shell Script
3 16 (31.37%) SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) CCNP
1 15 (29.41%) CCNA
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (29.41%) MCSE
2 8 (15.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Hyper-V
2 28 (54.90%) VMware ESXi
2 28 (54.90%) KVM
3 27 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.92%) NFS
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.96%) XenServer
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Puppet
2 18 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell