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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.92% 2.68% 4.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 10.47% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 18
Average salary £31,250 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.91% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £55,000 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
56 86 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.37% 25.60% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 77 88
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Brocade
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) VMware

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.69%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Brocade
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) Isilon
6 1 (7.69%) Mitel