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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 32 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.31% 1.37% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 8.51% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £56,000
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
30 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.89% 16.04% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 88
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) NAS
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
6 10 (38.46%) Migration
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) Replication
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
8 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) IIS
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (26.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (26.92%) SUSE
8 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
8 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
8 7 (26.92%) Data Guard
8 7 (26.92%) vSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) NAS
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.69%) DMZ
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
6 1 (3.85%) ADSL
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) DBA
2 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Junior
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Junior DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Junior SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Replication
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) SUSE
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Data Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 4 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (15.38%) Database Security
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (23.08%) VCP5
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) MCSA
3 4 (15.38%) MCTS
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (26.92%) vSphere
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) VMFS
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.85%) Firmware
7 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Data Guard
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Dell
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Lumesse
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) Wyse