The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 18 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.60% 6.00% 9.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.73% 38.89% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 30
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £43,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 72 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.07% 15.42% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 94
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SAN
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SAN Salary Trend in Luton

SAN
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Luton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) Citrix
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (73.33%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (63.33%) ITIL
5 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (56.67%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (56.67%) SQL
7 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (50.00%) iSCSI
8 15 (50.00%) Terminal Services
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (46.67%) Cisco
10 13 (43.33%) Degree
10 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (40.00%) MCSE
12 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
12 11 (36.67%) Office 365
13 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
14 9 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (30.00%) Migration
14 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (30.00%) DHCP
14 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
15 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
15 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (23.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (36.67%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (30.00%) DHCP
2 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (23.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (23.33%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Performance Management
4 7 (23.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) BCP
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) MCSE
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.00%) MCSA
6 6 (20.00%) CCNA
6 6 (20.00%) CCA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
5 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (13.33%) Terminal Server
6 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) Citrix
2 22 (73.33%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 4 (13.33%) Websense