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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 7 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.62% 2.34% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 13.73% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 26
Average salary £43,750 £43,750 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £33,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
26 51 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.53% 17.06% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 105
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) NAS
5 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) SUSE
6 3 (23.08%) Replication
6 3 (23.08%) Clustering
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Dell
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Junior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
3 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (15.38%) Database Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (23.08%) VCP5
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Guard
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Lumesse
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft