The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.52% 3.47% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.60% 17.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 9
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SAN
Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 16.17% 20.00% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 72 65
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SAN
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

SAN Salary Trend in Northampton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (84.09%) Cisco
2 36 (81.82%) Linux
3 35 (79.55%) Windows
4 32 (72.73%) LAN
4 32 (72.73%) WAN
4 32 (72.73%) Apache
4 32 (72.73%) Tomcat
5 30 (68.18%) MySQL
6 24 (54.55%) Project Management
6 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (52.27%) Open Source
7 23 (52.27%) Agile Project Management
8 22 (50.00%) SaaS
8 22 (50.00%) IaaS
9 19 (43.18%) Oracle
10 15 (34.09%) Google Apps
10 15 (34.09%) Google
10 15 (34.09%) OpenStack
10 15 (34.09%) Java
11 14 (31.82%) HP
11 14 (31.82%) hybris
12 13 (29.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
14 11 (25.00%) IBM
15 9 (20.45%) Citrix
15 9 (20.45%) XenServer
16 8 (18.18%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 32 (72.73%) Apache
1 32 (72.73%) Tomcat
2 15 (34.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) SaaS
1 22 (50.00%) IaaS
2 15 (34.09%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) LAN
1 32 (72.73%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Designer
1 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Designer
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) IT Support
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Open Source
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Linux
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
4 4 (9.09%) HPUX
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Project Management
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) NCDA
2 1 (2.27%) NCIE
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) CCDA
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.45%) XenServer
3 8 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 6 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Cisco
2 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) Google
4 14 (31.82%) HP
4 14 (31.82%) hybris
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 11 (25.00%) IBM
7 9 (20.45%) Citrix
8 5 (11.36%) VMware
9 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.27%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Isilon
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Sophos
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) EMC