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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.09% 3.03% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 14.05% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 6
Average salary £51,250 £39,000 £33,815
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.41% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £42,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
51 121 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.86% 21.57% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 106 99
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
4 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
6 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
7 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (50.00%) Clustering
8 9 (50.00%) IIS
9 8 (44.44%) Cisco
9 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 8 (44.44%) Firewall
10 7 (38.89%) Change Management
10 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (38.89%) IBM
10 7 (38.89%) HP
10 7 (38.89%) Dell
10 7 (38.89%) EMC
10 7 (38.89%) Linux
10 7 (38.89%) MCSE
10 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
10 7 (38.89%) MCP
11 6 (33.33%) Citrix
11 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (33.33%) NAS
12 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (27.78%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) NAS
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (38.89%) MCSE
1 7 (38.89%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris