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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.17% 5.92% 5.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 12.20% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 26
Average salary £60,000 £47,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.65% +0.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
81 164 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.75% 48.52% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 61 86
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) WAN
4 13 (65.00%) VPN
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco
6 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (50.00%) VMware
8 9 (45.00%) LAN
8 9 (45.00%) EMC
9 8 (40.00%) HP
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (40.00%) VLAN
10 7 (35.00%) vSphere
10 7 (35.00%) Juniper
11 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
11 6 (30.00%) IIS
11 6 (30.00%) JBoss
11 6 (30.00%) Solaris
11 6 (30.00%) Apache
11 6 (30.00%) Online Games
11 6 (30.00%) Games
12 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (25.00%) ITIL
12 5 (25.00%) Oracle
12 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (30.00%) IIS
1 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) SAS
3 4 (20.00%) eRoom
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) GroupWise
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) FTP
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Informix
General
1 6 (30.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) DBA
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Operations Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Informix DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Online Games
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) NetWare
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) MCSA
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) vSphere
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) SRDF
5 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (10.00%) ZENworks
1 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) EMC
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) Juniper
6 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (30.00%) JBoss
7 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
9 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (10.00%) Dell
9 2 (10.00%) Novell
10 1 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
10 1 (5.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) Sun
10 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
10 1 (5.00%) SAP