The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 62 37 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Permanent jobs citing SAN 78 118 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 5.20% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 16.55% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 104 53
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,512 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -2.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Berkshire

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SAN Salary Trend in Reading

SAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 141 (70.15%) Windows
2 127 (63.18%) VMware
3 78 (38.81%) SQL
4 77 (38.31%) NAS
5 76 (37.81%) Linux
6 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
7 73 (36.32%) HP
8 72 (35.82%) EMC
9 64 (31.84%) SharePoint
10 63 (31.34%) Active Directory
11 59 (29.35%) UNIX
12 57 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 54 (26.87%) Oracle
14 49 (24.38%) Security Cleared
15 47 (23.38%) NetBackup
16 46 (22.89%) Clustering
17 45 (22.39%) Veritas
18 41 (20.40%) Firewall
19 40 (19.90%) Degree
19 40 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 37 (18.41%) SC Cleared
20 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (16.92%) NetApp
21 34 (16.92%) Lotus Domino
22 33 (16.42%) IIS
23 32 (15.92%) Sun
24 31 (15.42%) SQL Server
25 30 (14.93%) Backup Exec
26 29 (14.43%) Solaris
27 28 (13.93%) Hyper-V

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 64 (31.84%) SharePoint
2 34 (16.92%) Lotus Domino
3 33 (16.42%) IIS
4 27 (13.43%) MS Exchange
5 21 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (6.97%) Lync
9 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.49%) Apache
11 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.99%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (38.31%) NAS
2 41 (20.40%) Firewall
3 25 (12.44%) DHCP
4 23 (11.44%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.95%) DNS
5 20 (9.95%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (8.46%) WAN
7 16 (7.96%) LAN
8 15 (7.46%) SMTP
9 14 (6.97%) IMAP
10 11 (5.47%) Wireshark
10 11 (5.47%) VLAN
11 8 (3.98%) VPN
12 7 (3.48%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.99%) Wireless
13 6 (2.99%) VoIP
14 5 (2.49%) SNMP
14 5 (2.49%) MPLS
15 2 (1.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.48%) IDOL
4 5 (2.49%) DB2
5 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.00%) Informix
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.97%) WebLOAD
1 14 (6.97%) AQtime
2 10 (4.98%) LoadRunner
3 9 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (12.94%) Russian Language
2 25 (12.44%) French Language
3 17 (8.46%) Spanish Language
4 12 (5.97%) German Language
5 11 (5.47%) Finance
6 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.99%) Retail
8 4 (1.99%) Billing
9 3 (1.49%) Back Office
9 3 (1.49%) Legal
10 2 (1.00%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (37.81%) Support Engineer
2 50 (24.88%) Technical Support
3 47 (23.38%) Technical Support Engineer
3 47 (23.38%) Technical Engineer
4 34 (16.92%) Consultant
5 25 (12.44%) Administrator
6 17 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (7.46%) Performance Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Support Consultant
9 11 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (5.47%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) SAN Consultant
10 10 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.48%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.98%) Senior Test Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.97%) .NET
1 14 (6.97%) MAPI
2 2 (1.00%) J2EE
2 2 (1.00%) Flash
2 2 (1.00%) RSS
3 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.89%) Clustering
2 25 (12.44%) Replication
2 25 (12.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.47%) Derivative
4 9 (4.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.48%) PKI
6 5 (2.49%) Firmware
7 3 (1.49%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 141 (70.15%) Windows
2 76 (37.81%) Linux
3 59 (29.35%) UNIX
4 40 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (14.43%) Solaris
7 23 (11.44%) HPUX
7 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (9.95%) AIX
9 19 (9.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.47%) Windows XP
11 9 (4.48%) SUSE
12 4 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.95%) ITIL
1 22 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (6.97%) Benchmarking
3 12 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (5.47%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.98%) Capacity Management
6 9 (4.48%) Change Management
7 8 (3.98%) CRM
7 8 (3.98%) Time Management
7 8 (3.98%) Performance Engineering
7 8 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.48%) Performance Testing
8 7 (3.48%) Project Management
8 7 (3.48%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.99%) Data Management
9 6 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.99%) Project Planning
10 5 (2.49%) Workflow
11 4 (1.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.81%) SQL
2 14 (6.97%) C#
2 14 (6.97%) C++
3 13 (6.47%) Perl
4 11 (5.47%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.98%) C
6 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (24.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.90%) Degree
3 37 (18.41%) SC Cleared
4 26 (12.94%) DV Cleared
5 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (9.95%) MCSE
7 17 (8.46%) MCITP
8 15 (7.46%) MCSA
9 8 (3.98%) SCSA
9 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.99%) RHCE
10 6 (2.99%) CCNA
11 5 (2.49%) MCP
11 5 (2.49%) CCNP
12 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.49%) MCTS
13 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.00%) SCSE
14 2 (1.00%) CCIE
14 2 (1.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.46%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (31.34%) Active Directory
2 57 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.93%) Hyper-V
4 26 (12.94%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.46%) vSphere
6 13 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.48%) XenApp
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.49%) Xen
10 2 (1.00%) XenServer
10 2 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.00%) KVM
11 1 (0.50%) NFS
11 1 (0.50%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 47 (23.38%) NetBackup
2 30 (14.93%) Backup Exec
3 27 (13.43%) EMC NetWorker
4 25 (12.44%) Legato
5 16 (7.96%) ARCserve
6 12 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.48%) Netcool
7 7 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (2.49%) PureDisk
10 4 (1.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.99%) SCOM
10 4 (1.99%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (1.00%) SCCM
11 2 (1.00%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 127 (63.18%) VMware
2 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 73 (36.32%) HP
4 72 (35.82%) EMC
5 54 (26.87%) Oracle
6 45 (22.39%) Veritas
7 34 (16.92%) NetApp
8 32 (15.92%) Sun
9 27 (13.43%) Cisco
10 26 (12.94%) Hitachi
11 25 (12.44%) Red Hat
12 24 (11.94%) IBM
13 23 (11.44%) Symantec
14 16 (7.96%) Citrix
15 13 (6.47%) Dell
15 13 (6.47%) Brocade
15 13 (6.47%) Fortinet
16 9 (4.48%) StorageTek
17 7 (3.48%) Meridio
18 6 (2.99%) Fujitsu
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Full Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vocera Communications ltd.
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago