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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 91 125 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.74% 5.34% 7.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 18.17% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72 98 105
Average salary £41,750 £41,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 106 (63.10%) Windows
2 84 (50.00%) HP
3 70 (41.67%) VMware
4 64 (38.10%) Firewall
5 63 (37.50%) NAS
6 59 (35.12%) EMC
7 57 (33.93%) Cisco
8 53 (31.55%) Linux
8 53 (31.55%) SQL Server
9 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
10 48 (28.57%) Oracle
11 46 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (26.19%) Hyper-V
13 43 (25.60%) UNIX
14 40 (23.81%) Red Hat
14 40 (23.81%) Security Cleared
14 40 (23.81%) SC Cleared
15 39 (23.21%) SQL
15 39 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (19.64%) MS Excel
16 33 (19.64%) Sun
17 32 (19.05%) TCP/IP
17 32 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (19.05%) Replication
17 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (17.86%) SharePoint
19 29 (17.26%) DNS
19 29 (17.26%) Active Directory
19 29 (17.26%) Juniper
20 28 (16.67%) MySQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 26 (15.48%) Apache
3 24 (14.29%) IIS
4 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
5 18 (10.71%) Lotus Domino
5 18 (10.71%) Lync
6 11 (6.55%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.55%) WebSphere
6 11 (6.55%) JBoss
6 11 (6.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.93%) SaaS
2 9 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (38.10%) Firewall
2 63 (37.50%) NAS
3 32 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 29 (17.26%) DNS
5 28 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (15.48%) Fibre Channel
7 25 (14.88%) LAN
7 25 (14.88%) WAN
8 21 (12.50%) iSCSI
9 16 (9.52%) DHCP
10 15 (8.93%) NetScreen
11 14 (8.33%) VoIP
12 11 (6.55%) HTTP
12 11 (6.55%) LDAP
13 6 (3.57%) VPN
13 6 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.38%) Wireless
15 3 (1.79%) Ethereal
15 3 (1.79%) Wireshark
16 1 (0.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.67%) MySQL
3 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.19%) IDOL
7 2 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 17 (10.12%) French Language
3 15 (8.93%) German Language
4 13 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.36%) Finance
5 9 (5.36%) Legal
5 9 (5.36%) Retail
6 7 (4.17%) Billing
7 2 (1.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.19%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (29.76%) Support Engineer
2 39 (23.21%) Storage Engineer
3 23 (13.69%) SAN Engineer
3 23 (13.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (13.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 22 (13.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 22 (13.10%) Technical Support
5 21 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
5 21 (12.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 17 (10.12%) Technical Engineer
7 16 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
8 14 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (6.55%) Architect
10 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) IT Support
12 8 (4.76%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.76%) Consultant
13 6 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) LAMP
2 11 (6.55%) .NET
3 7 (4.17%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.79%) Flash
5 2 (1.19%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Replication
2 26 (15.48%) Clustering
3 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.36%) Celerra
6 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.57%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.19%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.19%) PKI
8 2 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) PMI
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 106 (63.10%) Windows
2 53 (31.55%) Linux
3 43 (25.60%) UNIX
4 39 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.33%) Solaris
9 13 (7.74%) CentOS
10 8 (4.76%) AIX
10 8 (4.76%) HPUX
10 8 (4.76%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.98%) SUSE
12 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (14.88%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.29%) ITIL
4 23 (13.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (10.12%) Data Management
6 15 (8.93%) Capacity Management
7 13 (7.74%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.55%) Migration
9 9 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.76%) Project Management
11 7 (4.17%) SOA
11 7 (4.17%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.17%) Validation
11 7 (4.17%) Business Development
11 7 (4.17%) DoDAF
11 7 (4.17%) Release Management
11 7 (4.17%) SABSA
12 6 (3.57%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.21%) SQL
2 13 (7.74%) PHP
3 12 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (1.19%) C
4 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 40 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.69%) DV Cleared
3 15 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.74%) CCNA
5 10 (5.95%) BC Cleared
6 9 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.76%) MCSE
8 7 (4.17%) MCITP
8 7 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.57%) MCSA
9 6 (3.57%) CCNP
10 3 (1.79%) RHCE
10 3 (1.79%) Degree
11 2 (1.19%) SCSA
11 2 (1.19%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.19%) NCDA
11 2 (1.19%) NCIE
12 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) COBIT
2 2 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 29 (17.26%) Active Directory
4 19 (11.31%) vSphere
5 13 (7.74%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (7.14%) XenApp
7 11 (6.55%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (4.17%) vCloud
8 7 (4.17%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.98%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (13.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (7.74%) Legato
3 11 (6.55%) Puppet
3 11 (6.55%) OpenAM
4 10 (5.95%) ARCserve
4 10 (5.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (5.36%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.38%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.19%) Netcool
7 2 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.19%) vMotion
8 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.60%) WSUS
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (50.00%) HP
2 70 (41.67%) VMware
3 59 (35.12%) EMC
4 57 (33.93%) Cisco
5 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
6 48 (28.57%) Oracle
7 40 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 33 (19.64%) Sun
9 29 (17.26%) Juniper
10 27 (16.07%) Veritas
11 26 (15.48%) Brocade
12 24 (14.29%) StorageTek
13 22 (13.10%) IBM
14 19 (11.31%) Citrix
15 16 (9.52%) NetApp
16 13 (7.74%) Dell
16 13 (7.74%) Symantec
17 12 (7.14%) F5
18 10 (5.95%) CA
19 8 (4.76%) Hitachi
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