The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.66% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 3.03% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 7
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,350 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 165 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.97% 15.39% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 91 133 174
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,398
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SAN
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAN Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

SAN
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) VMware
3 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) HP
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (35.42%) Firewall
7 14 (29.17%) Clustering
8 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
8 13 (27.08%) UNIX
9 12 (25.00%) vSphere
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.92%) MCSE
11 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.83%) ITIL
11 10 (20.83%) EMC
11 10 (20.83%) Citrix
11 10 (20.83%) NetApp
11 10 (20.83%) ISA Server
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) iSCSI
12 9 (18.75%) Replication
12 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (18.75%) Symantec
12 9 (18.75%) Dell
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) iSCSI
4 8 (16.67%) NAS
5 6 (12.50%) SSL
6 5 (10.42%) DNS
7 4 (8.33%) HTTP
7 4 (8.33%) LAN
7 4 (8.33%) WAN
7 4 (8.33%) SMTP
8 3 (6.25%) VoIP
8 3 (6.25%) Internet
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
9 2 (4.17%) VLAN
9 2 (4.17%) H.323
9 2 (4.17%) SSH
9 2 (4.17%) FTP
9 2 (4.17%) Broadband
9 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) Administrator
3 8 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Clustering
2 9 (18.75%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) EqualLogic
4 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
6 4 (8.33%) PKI
7 3 (6.25%) LPAR
8 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) UNIX
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 6 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 6 (12.50%) AIX
7 6 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.08%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) C
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSE
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (6.25%) LPIC
7 2 (4.17%) MCTS
7 2 (4.17%) MCITP
7 2 (4.17%) OCP
7 2 (4.17%) OCA
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.17%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) MCSA
8 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) NCDA
8 1 (2.08%) NCIE
8 1 (2.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (25.00%) vSphere
4 10 (20.83%) ISA Server
5 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
6 5 (10.42%) Terminal Services
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 3 (6.25%) PowerHA
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.25%) XenApp
8 3 (6.25%) XenServer
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.42%) BladeLogic
3 5 (10.42%) SCCM
4 3 (6.25%) WSUS
4 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Intune
5 2 (4.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.17%) SCSM
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) VMware
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) EMC
4 10 (20.83%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) NetApp
5 9 (18.75%) Symantec
5 9 (18.75%) Dell
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) IBM
7 5 (10.42%) Intel
8 4 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.25%) Brocade
9 3 (6.25%) Avaya
9 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.25%) F5
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) McAfee
10 2 (4.17%) Computacenter
11 1 (2.08%) Meridio