The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 4 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.00% 2.41% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 11.43% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,700 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.25% 21.08% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 39
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SAN
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

SAN Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Change Control
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) NetApp
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) SLA
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 3 (27.27%) NAS
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere
8 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 3 (27.27%) IIS
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (27.27%) Problem Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Ethereal
4 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Mitel
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) F5