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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 35 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 13 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.41% 1.83% 8.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.03% 9.09% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 25
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £33,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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 55 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.00% 20.15% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 58
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +53.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) DNS
5 18 (54.55%) VPN
5 18 (54.55%) UNIX
5 18 (54.55%) Linux
6 17 (51.52%) SQL
6 17 (51.52%) Web Services
6 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
6 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
7 16 (48.48%) XML
7 16 (48.48%) JSON
7 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
8 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (45.45%) VMware
9 14 (42.42%) LAN
9 14 (42.42%) WAN
9 14 (42.42%) NAS
10 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
10 13 (39.39%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (39.39%) SIEM
10 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
10 13 (39.39%) IIS
10 13 (39.39%) Citrix
10 13 (39.39%) Clustering
10 13 (39.39%) Asset Management
10 13 (39.39%) Identity Management
10 13 (39.39%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (39.39%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) DNS
3 18 (54.55%) VPN
4 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
5 14 (42.42%) LAN
5 14 (42.42%) WAN
5 14 (42.42%) NAS
6 7 (21.21%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (3.03%) ADSL
8 1 (3.03%) ISDN
8 1 (3.03%) IPv4
8 1 (3.03%) IPv6
8 1 (3.03%) SNMP
8 1 (3.03%) MPLS
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Architect
2 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (39.39%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Web Services
2 16 (48.48%) XML
2 16 (48.48%) JSON
3 13 (39.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Clustering
2 9 (27.27%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) UNIX
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
1 13 (39.39%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (39.39%) SIEM
1 13 (39.39%) Asset Management
1 13 (39.39%) Identity Management
1 13 (39.39%) Benchmarking
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) E-business
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
3 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Sun Certification
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
1 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Siemens
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard