The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 82 48 82
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 59 97 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.35% 4.23% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 14.06% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 83 45
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 99 (71.22%) Windows
2 93 (66.91%) VMware
3 57 (41.01%) Microsoft
4 55 (39.57%) HP
5 53 (38.13%) NAS
6 52 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (37.41%) EMC
7 51 (36.69%) SQL
8 49 (35.25%) SharePoint
9 44 (31.65%) Linux
10 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
11 39 (28.06%) UNIX
11 39 (28.06%) Security Cleared
12 36 (25.90%) Oracle
12 36 (25.90%) SQL Server
13 33 (23.74%) NetBackup
14 30 (21.58%) Clustering
15 29 (20.86%) Lotus Domino
15 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
16 27 (19.42%) VMware ESX
17 24 (17.27%) Degree
18 23 (16.55%) NetApp
18 23 (16.55%) Veritas
18 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (16.55%) IIS
19 22 (15.83%) Hitachi
19 22 (15.83%) DV Cleared
20 21 (15.11%) Sun
21 20 (14.39%) Cisco
21 20 (14.39%) QA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (35.25%) SharePoint
2 29 (20.86%) Lotus Domino
3 23 (16.55%) IIS
4 11 (7.91%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.19%) Lync
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.16%) Apache
7 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (38.13%) NAS
2 19 (13.67%) Fibre Channel
3 18 (12.95%) Firewall
4 17 (12.23%) SMTP
4 17 (12.23%) IMAP
5 15 (10.79%) Wireshark
6 14 (10.07%) DHCP
6 14 (10.07%) DNS
7 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
8 11 (7.91%) WAN
9 10 (7.19%) LAN
9 10 (7.19%) iSCSI
10 6 (4.32%) SNMP
10 6 (4.32%) Wireless
10 6 (4.32%) VLAN
11 4 (2.88%) VPN
12 3 (2.16%) FTP
12 3 (2.16%) MPLS
12 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.60%) IDOL
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) DB2
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) WebLOAD
1 17 (12.23%) AQtime
2 9 (6.47%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (13.67%) Russian Language
1 19 (13.67%) Spanish Language
2 16 (11.51%) French Language
3 7 (5.04%) Finance
4 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) German Language
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (37.41%) Support Engineer
2 36 (25.90%) Technical Support
3 31 (22.30%) Technical Support Engineer
3 31 (22.30%) Technical Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Administrator
4 17 (12.23%) Consultant
5 14 (10.07%) Performance Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Test Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) SAN Consultant
8 9 (6.47%) Performance Test Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Technical Support
10 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.23%) .NET
1 17 (12.23%) MAPI
2 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Clustering
2 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.07%) Replication
4 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (5.04%) Derivative
7 5 (3.60%) PKI
8 4 (2.88%) Firmware
9 3 (2.16%) FlexPod
9 3 (2.16%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 99 (71.22%) Windows
2 44 (31.65%) Linux
3 39 (28.06%) UNIX
4 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (11.51%) Solaris
8 13 (9.35%) HPUX
9 11 (7.91%) AIX
9 11 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.76%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.16%) VMS
11 3 (2.16%) SUSE
11 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (12.95%) ITIL
3 17 (12.23%) Benchmarking
3 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.07%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.47%) Change Management
6 8 (5.76%) Workflow
6 8 (5.76%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.04%) Capacity Management
7 7 (5.04%) Performance Engineering
8 6 (4.32%) Performance Testing
9 5 (3.60%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.60%) Project Management
10 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.88%) Network Design
10 4 (2.88%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.69%) SQL
2 17 (12.23%) C#
2 17 (12.23%) C++
3 9 (6.47%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.76%) Perl
5 7 (5.04%) C
6 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.27%) Degree
4 22 (15.83%) DV Cleared
5 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.76%) SCSA
7 7 (5.04%) MCITP
8 6 (4.32%) MCSE
9 5 (3.60%) CCNA
9 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.88%) SCSE
10 4 (2.88%) RHCE
11 3 (2.16%) MCP
11 3 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.16%) MCSA
11 3 (2.16%) MCTS
12 2 (1.44%) CWNA
13 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.72%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (37.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
3 27 (19.42%) VMware ESX
4 15 (10.79%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.47%) vSphere
7 4 (2.88%) XenApp
8 2 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.44%) Nmap
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.72%) NLBS
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (23.74%) NetBackup
2 19 (13.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 17 (12.23%) Backup Exec
4 14 (10.07%) Legato
5 12 (8.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (4.32%) PureDisk
7 5 (3.60%) Netcool
7 5 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.16%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.44%) SCCM
10 2 (1.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (66.91%) VMware
2 57 (41.01%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.57%) HP
4 52 (37.41%) EMC
5 36 (25.90%) Oracle
6 23 (16.55%) NetApp
6 23 (16.55%) Veritas
7 22 (15.83%) Hitachi
8 21 (15.11%) Sun
9 20 (14.39%) Cisco
10 17 (12.23%) Red Hat
11 16 (11.51%) IBM
12 13 (9.35%) Symantec
13 11 (7.91%) Brocade
13 11 (7.91%) Dell
13 11 (7.91%) Citrix
14 9 (6.47%) StorageTek
15 5 (3.60%) Fujitsu
15 5 (3.60%) Meridio
15 5 (3.60%) 3PAR
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