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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 93 146 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.93% 6.49% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.25% 21.41% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 121 87
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
702 682 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.67% 30.32% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 390 484 572
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 2 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 100 (64.10%) Windows
2 75 (48.08%) HP
3 63 (40.38%) VMware
4 60 (38.46%) EMC
5 57 (36.54%) NAS
6 56 (35.90%) Firewall
7 44 (28.21%) Linux
7 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 44 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (27.56%) Cisco
9 41 (26.28%) Microsoft
9 41 (26.28%) Oracle
10 40 (25.64%) UNIX
11 39 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 38 (24.36%) SC Cleared
13 37 (23.72%) Hyper-V
14 35 (22.44%) SQL
15 34 (21.79%) Red Hat
15 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (20.51%) Sun
17 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
17 30 (19.23%) Replication
18 29 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
19 28 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
20 27 (17.31%) MySQL
20 27 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
21 26 (16.67%) Apache
22 25 (16.03%) MS Excel
22 25 (16.03%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 26 (16.67%) Apache
2 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
3 19 (12.18%) IIS
4 16 (10.26%) Lotus Domino
5 15 (9.62%) MS Exchange
6 11 (7.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (7.05%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (7.05%) JBoss
6 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
6 11 (7.05%) WebSphere
6 11 (7.05%) Lync
7 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) SaaS
2 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (36.54%) NAS
2 56 (35.90%) Firewall
3 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 29 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (17.95%) Fibre Channel
6 24 (15.38%) WAN
7 23 (14.74%) LAN
8 22 (14.10%) DNS
9 19 (12.18%) iSCSI
10 14 (8.97%) NetScreen
11 11 (7.05%) LDAP
11 11 (7.05%) HTTP
12 10 (6.41%) DHCP
13 7 (4.49%) VoIP
14 4 (2.56%) Wireless
15 3 (1.92%) Ethereal
15 3 (1.92%) Wireshark
15 3 (1.92%) VPN
16 2 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
17 1 (0.64%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.31%) MySQL
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.92%) IDOL
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (11.54%) Spanish Language
2 14 (8.97%) French Language
3 12 (7.69%) German Language
4 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.21%) Finance
5 5 (3.21%) Legal
5 5 (3.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Billing
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 37 (23.72%) Storage Engineer
3 23 (14.74%) Technical Support
4 22 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (14.10%) SAN Engineer
4 22 (14.10%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 21 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) EMC Engineer
7 17 (10.90%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (10.90%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (7.69%) Storage Support Engineer
9 11 (7.05%) Consultant
10 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Architect
11 7 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Administrator
12 6 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) LAMP
2 11 (7.05%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.28%) Flash
4 2 (1.28%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.23%) Replication
2 21 (13.46%) Clustering
3 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.77%) Celerra
6 4 (2.56%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
7 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.28%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
9 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.64%) DTV
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 100 (64.10%) Windows
2 44 (28.21%) Linux
3 40 (25.64%) UNIX
4 34 (21.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.33%) CentOS
9 12 (7.69%) Solaris
10 9 (5.77%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.49%) AIX
11 7 (4.49%) HPUX
12 4 (2.56%) SUSE
12 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (16.03%) ITIL
3 22 (14.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (10.90%) Data Management
4 17 (10.90%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.97%) Capacity Management
6 12 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.13%) Migration
8 7 (4.49%) Release Management
9 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.21%) Project Planning
11 4 (2.56%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (2.56%) Project Management
11 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (1.92%) SOA
12 3 (1.92%) TOGAF
12 3 (1.92%) Workflow
12 3 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.44%) SQL
2 13 (8.33%) PHP
3 12 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.64%) VBScript
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.03%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.05%) VCP4
5 10 (6.41%) BC Cleared
6 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.49%) CCNA
9 6 (3.85%) MCSE
10 4 (2.56%) MCSA
10 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.92%) MCITP
11 3 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.28%) HP ASE
12 2 (1.28%) NCDA
12 2 (1.28%) NCIE
12 2 (1.28%) Degree
12 2 (1.28%) SCSA
12 2 (1.28%) CCNP
12 2 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) COBIT
2 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 44 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (23.72%) Hyper-V
3 23 (14.74%) Active Directory
4 19 (12.18%) vSphere
5 18 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (9.62%) XenApp
7 11 (7.05%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (4.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.56%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.92%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.92%) vCloud
11 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 14 (8.97%) Legato
3 11 (7.05%) Puppet
3 11 (7.05%) OpenAM
4 10 (6.41%) NetBackup
4 10 (6.41%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.56%) SCCM
7 4 (2.56%) SCOM
7 4 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.92%) Netcool
8 3 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.28%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Intune
9 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.28%) SCSM
10 1 (0.64%) Nagios
10 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (48.08%) HP
2 63 (40.38%) VMware
3 60 (38.46%) EMC
4 43 (27.56%) Cisco
5 41 (26.28%) Oracle
5 41 (26.28%) Microsoft
6 34 (21.79%) Red Hat
7 32 (20.51%) Sun
8 24 (15.38%) Citrix
8 24 (15.38%) StorageTek
9 23 (14.74%) Veritas
9 23 (14.74%) Brocade
10 22 (14.10%) IBM
11 21 (13.46%) Juniper
12 17 (10.90%) NetApp
13 13 (8.33%) Symantec
14 10 (6.41%) F5
14 10 (6.41%) CA
15 9 (5.77%) Dell
16 8 (5.13%) Hitachi
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £75k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago