The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.84% 2.37% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 14.52% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,400 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SAN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 62 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.62% 16.32% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 62 72
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SAN
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SAN Salary Trend in Leicester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) HP
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (52.38%) Linux
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (47.62%) IIS
7 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (47.62%) Clustering
8 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 9 (42.86%) vSphere
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
9 8 (38.10%) Dell
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco
9 8 (38.10%) Citrix
10 7 (33.33%) DNS
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (33.33%) XenApp
10 7 (33.33%) SCCM
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (28.57%) SCOM
11 6 (28.57%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) IIS
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) IaaS
1 5 (23.81%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 5 (23.81%) HPUX
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) VCAP
3 2 (9.52%) CCEE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) NCDA
4 1 (4.76%) NCIE
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) CCAA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) vSphere
4 7 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.76%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) HP
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Dell
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Apple
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Altiris
5 4 (19.05%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
6 2 (9.52%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Isilon