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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.06% 3.55% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 11.82% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 18
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,250 £37,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £54,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
55 110 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.50% 30.05% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 140
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Brocade
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) HP MASE
6 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) Mitel
7 2 (20.00%) Information Security
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) HP MASE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) NFS
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Brocade
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) Mitel
6 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco