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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.77% 5.62% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 24.68% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 20
Average salary £43,750 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
36 77 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.62% 22.78% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34 75 101
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Luton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) SaaS
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) VCP5
7 3 (25.00%) Lumesse
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) ADSL
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VCP5
3 2 (16.67%) VCP4
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Lumesse
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle