The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.99% 0.61% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 2.60% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 15
Average salary £37,500 - £48,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 77 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.47% 23.62% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SAN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SAN Salary Trend in Middlesex

SAN
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) NAS
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Security Management
6 4 (26.67%) Brocade
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Sun

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) NAS
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) CLARiiON
1 2 (13.33%) Celerra
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Security Management
1 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Isilon
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Wyse