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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.34% 3.75% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 17.32% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £33,815
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
75 127 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.56% 21.64% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 67 116 120
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,285 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
6 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (42.86%) IIS
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 6 (42.86%) NAS
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) Clustering
9 4 (28.57%) Firewall
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 3 (21.43%) IBM
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (21.43%) HP
10 3 (21.43%) Dell
10 3 (21.43%) EMC
10 3 (21.43%) NetApp
10 3 (21.43%) MCP
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Altiris
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle