The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 138 191 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.13% 5.89% 5.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.90% 31.36% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 116 125 135
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
630 609 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.85% 18.77% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 494 438 435
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SAN
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Leeds region.

SAN Salary Trend in Leeds

SAN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 187 (65.38%) Windows
2 167 (58.39%) VMware
3 163 (56.99%) Microsoft
4 138 (48.25%) Active Directory
5 137 (47.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 114 (39.86%) MS Excel
7 112 (39.16%) Linux
8 108 (37.76%) MS Exchange
9 95 (33.22%) Citrix
10 91 (31.82%) NetApp
11 90 (31.47%) UNIX
12 85 (29.72%) Cisco
13 80 (27.97%) SQL Server
14 73 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 71 (24.83%) SQL
15 71 (24.83%) NAS
16 70 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (24.13%) ITIL
17 69 (24.13%) MCSE
17 69 (24.13%) XenApp
18 64 (22.38%) Windows Server 2003
19 59 (20.63%) Red Hat
20 52 (18.18%) Shell Script
20 52 (18.18%) Clustering
20 52 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
21 51 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 51 (17.83%) XenServer
22 50 (17.48%) vSphere
23 49 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
24 47 (16.43%) MCSA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 108 (37.76%) MS Exchange
2 52 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (13.99%) Apache
4 40 (13.99%) SharePoint
5 37 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
8 13 (4.55%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.80%) IIS
9 8 (2.80%) Lync
10 6 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.75%) SAS
12 3 (1.05%) Node.js
13 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.35%) nginx
14 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 114 (39.86%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.80%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (24.83%) NAS
2 45 (15.73%) Firewall
3 40 (13.99%) DNS
4 32 (11.19%) LAN
5 25 (8.74%) WAN
5 25 (8.74%) VPN
5 25 (8.74%) Internet
6 18 (6.29%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.29%) Wireless
7 12 (4.20%) DHCP
7 12 (4.20%) VoIP
7 12 (4.20%) DMZ
8 11 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.45%) FTP
10 6 (2.10%) SSL
10 6 (2.10%) MPLS
10 6 (2.10%) Network Security
10 6 (2.10%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.75%) VLAN
12 4 (1.40%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (10.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (5.94%) MySQL
6 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.45%) Informix
6 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.45%) Redis
7 5 (1.75%) MS Access
8 3 (1.05%) Ingres
8 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.45%) Subversion
2 7 (2.45%) JIRA
2 7 (2.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.40%) Hudson
4 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 14 (4.90%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Legal
2 12 (4.20%) Retail
3 8 (2.80%) Games
4 2 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (14.34%) Administrator
3 35 (12.24%) UNIX Administrator
4 33 (11.54%) Analyst
5 26 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 23 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (8.04%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.69%) Consultant
8 21 (7.34%) Technical Engineer
9 20 (6.99%) Server Engineer
9 20 (6.99%) Infrastructure Technician
10 19 (6.64%) Applications Support Analyst
10 19 (6.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 18 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (5.24%) UNIX Engineer
14 14 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (4.90%) Architect
14 14 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
15 13 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.45%) .NET
1 7 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (1.75%) COM+
2 5 (1.75%) Middleware
3 3 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (1.05%) Web Services
4 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.18%) Clustering
2 33 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 21 (7.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.20%) IBM XIV
4 12 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.85%) Replication
5 11 (3.85%) NHS
6 10 (3.50%) Statistics
7 8 (2.80%) EqualLogic
8 6 (2.10%) CMDB
8 6 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.05%) PKI
10 3 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.70%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 187 (65.38%) Windows
2 112 (39.16%) Linux
3 90 (31.47%) UNIX
4 70 (24.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (22.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (17.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (14.69%) Solaris
8 34 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (11.19%) CentOS
10 20 (6.99%) HPUX
11 11 (3.85%) Debian
12 10 (3.50%) AIX
13 9 (3.15%) SUSE
14 6 (2.10%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.75%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.75%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.13%) ITIL
2 46 (16.08%) Project Management
3 41 (14.34%) Technical Architecture
4 33 (11.54%) Change Control
5 29 (10.14%) Change Management
6 28 (9.79%) Load Balancing
7 26 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (8.39%) CRM
9 22 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (6.64%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.29%) Performance Management
12 18 (6.29%) DevOps
13 16 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.24%) Business Continuity
15 14 (4.90%) Problem Management
15 14 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (4.55%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.55%) Migration
17 12 (4.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.83%) SQL
2 52 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 45 (15.73%) Perl
4 27 (9.44%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.39%) Bash Shell
6 19 (6.64%) PHP
7 7 (2.45%) Python
8 5 (1.75%) VBA
8 5 (1.75%) C
8 5 (1.75%) C#
8 5 (1.75%) C++
9 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.05%) VB
9 3 (1.05%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (24.13%) MCSE
3 47 (16.43%) MCSA
4 43 (15.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (13.64%) MCITP
6 24 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (8.04%) Degree
8 20 (6.99%) CCNP
9 18 (6.29%) MCP
9 18 (6.29%) CCA
9 18 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (5.24%) CCNA
11 14 (4.90%) CCIE
12 13 (4.55%) CISSP
13 8 (2.80%) CCSP
13 8 (2.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.80%) NCDA
14 7 (2.45%) CCSA
14 7 (2.45%) CCSE
15 5 (1.75%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 138 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 137 (47.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (24.13%) XenApp
4 51 (17.83%) XenServer
5 50 (17.48%) vSphere
6 47 (16.43%) Hyper-V
7 26 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 21 (7.34%) XenDesktop
9 12 (4.20%) Samba
10 9 (3.15%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.75%) Squid
11 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.40%) VMware ESX
13 3 (1.05%) Firmware
14 2 (0.70%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.35%) NFS
15 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 30 (10.49%) Puppet
3 24 (8.39%) Backup Exec
4 18 (6.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 14 (4.90%) Opsview
6 11 (3.85%) Graphite
6 11 (3.85%) Nagios
7 9 (3.15%) SCCM
8 7 (2.45%) Cacti
8 7 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (2.10%) SCDPM
9 6 (2.10%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.40%) XenMobile
11 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (1.05%) Salt
12 3 (1.05%) WSUS
12 3 (1.05%) SCOM
13 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 167 (58.39%) VMware
2 163 (56.99%) Microsoft
3 95 (33.22%) Citrix
4 91 (31.82%) NetApp
5 85 (29.72%) Cisco
6 59 (20.63%) Red Hat
7 47 (16.43%) HP
8 39 (13.64%) IBM
8 39 (13.64%) EMC
8 39 (13.64%) Symantec
9 28 (9.79%) Veeam
9 28 (9.79%) SolarWinds
9 28 (9.79%) CommVault
10 27 (9.44%) Veritas
11 26 (9.09%) Dell
12 22 (7.69%) AppSense
13 20 (6.99%) Oracle
14 18 (6.29%) Brocade
15 17 (5.94%) Riverbed
16 14 (4.90%) CheckPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 11 days ago