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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.95% 6.83% 6.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.66% 21.25% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 20
Average salary - £53,750 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.36%
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
53 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.83% 32.13% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 66 64
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,700 £67,500
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 24 October 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) EMC
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) JBoss
7 4 (28.57%) Solaris
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) SAS
7 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (28.57%) Middleware

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) SAS
1 4 (28.57%) eRoom
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Informix
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Manager
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Informix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Online Games
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) EMC
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Sun