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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 31 53
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 81 157 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.43% 6.82% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.14% 21.75% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 137 75
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,600 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 28 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 53 (46.49%) HP
3 52 (45.61%) EMC
4 43 (37.72%) VMware
4 43 (37.72%) NAS
5 37 (32.46%) Firewall
6 33 (28.95%) UNIX
7 32 (28.07%) Oracle
8 30 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 29 (25.44%) SC Cleared
10 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (22.81%) Sun
11 25 (21.93%) Fibre Channel
12 24 (21.05%) Replication
12 24 (21.05%) Cisco
13 23 (20.18%) TCP/IP
14 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
14 22 (19.30%) ITIL
14 22 (19.30%) DV Cleared
14 22 (19.30%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (18.42%) Brocade
15 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 21 (18.42%) IBM
15 21 (18.42%) Citrix
15 21 (18.42%) StorageTek
16 20 (17.54%) LAN
16 20 (17.54%) WAN
17 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
17 19 (16.67%) Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.16%) Lotus Domino
3 12 (10.53%) Apache
4 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.14%) JBoss
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (6.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) Lync
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) SaaS
2 3 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.72%) NAS
2 37 (32.46%) Firewall
3 25 (21.93%) Fibre Channel
4 23 (20.18%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.54%) LAN
5 20 (17.54%) WAN
6 16 (14.04%) DNS
6 16 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (13.16%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.14%) DHCP
8 7 (6.14%) LDAP
8 7 (6.14%) HTTP
9 4 (3.51%) Wireless
9 4 (3.51%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.63%) Ethereal
10 3 (2.63%) VPN
10 3 (2.63%) VoIP
11 2 (1.75%) NetScreen
12 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) MySQL
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.63%) IDOL
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.16%) Spanish Language
2 8 (7.02%) French Language
3 7 (6.14%) German Language
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Finance
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 34 (29.82%) Storage Engineer
3 25 (21.93%) Technical Support
4 20 (17.54%) Technical Support Engineer
4 20 (17.54%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
5 19 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 19 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (14.91%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 17 (14.91%) EMC Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Storage Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Support Specialist
12 4 (3.51%) Technical Support Specialist
12 4 (3.51%) Analyst
12 4 (3.51%) Architect
12 4 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) LAMP
3 2 (1.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Replication
2 15 (13.16%) Clustering
3 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (7.89%) Celerra
5 3 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.79%) Windows
2 33 (28.95%) UNIX
3 19 (16.67%) Linux
3 19 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.14%) Solaris
8 3 (2.63%) AIX
8 3 (2.63%) HPUX
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (1.75%) SUSE
10 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) ITIL
2 19 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (14.91%) Data Management
4 15 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.65%) Capacity Management
6 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.14%) Release Management
8 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.51%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.63%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.63%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (2.63%) Workflow
11 2 (1.75%) Workflow Management
11 2 (1.75%) Logistics
11 2 (1.75%) MOF
11 2 (1.75%) Change Control
11 2 (1.75%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.14%) Perl
4 2 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (19.30%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.77%) BC Cleared
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.75%) RHCE
7 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 2 (1.75%) SCSA
8 1 (0.88%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.04%) vSphere
3 15 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 15 (13.16%) XenApp
4 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.39%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.88%) Nmap
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (19.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (11.40%) Legato
3 10 (8.77%) ARCserve
4 7 (6.14%) Puppet
4 7 (6.14%) OpenAM
5 5 (4.39%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.51%) SCCM
6 4 (3.51%) SCOM
7 3 (2.63%) Netcool
7 3 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.75%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.75%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.75%) SCSM
9 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (46.49%) HP
2 52 (45.61%) EMC
3 43 (37.72%) VMware
4 32 (28.07%) Oracle
5 26 (22.81%) Sun
6 24 (21.05%) Cisco
7 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
8 21 (18.42%) IBM
8 21 (18.42%) Citrix
8 21 (18.42%) StorageTek
8 21 (18.42%) Brocade
9 15 (13.16%) Veritas
10 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
10 14 (12.28%) NetApp
11 11 (9.65%) CA
12 10 (8.77%) Symantec
13 7 (6.14%) Juniper
14 6 (5.26%) Hitachi
15 4 (3.51%) Dell
16 3 (2.63%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago