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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 76 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 70 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 2.82% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 9.54% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 85
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
566 734 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.44% 29.58% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 406 417 497
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (70.27%) Windows
2 55 (49.55%) VMware
3 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 44 (39.64%) Cisco
5 43 (38.74%) HP
5 43 (38.74%) Linux
6 41 (36.94%) Hyper-V
7 40 (36.04%) NAS
8 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (33.33%) EMC
10 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
11 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (28.83%) Data Centre
13 29 (26.13%) Brocade
14 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
15 26 (23.42%) MS Exchange
15 26 (23.42%) Firewall
16 25 (22.52%) MS Excel
16 25 (22.52%) UNIX
17 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (20.72%) vSphere
18 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (19.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (19.82%) iSCSI
19 22 (19.82%) Disaster Recovery
20 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (18.02%) Dell
21 20 (18.02%) DNS
22 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
22 19 (17.12%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (23.42%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.22%) Lync
2 18 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.21%) IIS
6 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.50%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (4.50%) Apache
7 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) Drupal
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 25 (22.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 40 (36.04%) NAS
2 26 (23.42%) Firewall
3 22 (19.82%) iSCSI
4 20 (18.02%) DNS
5 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
5 19 (17.12%) LAN
6 16 (14.41%) WAN
6 16 (14.41%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (11.71%) VoIP
8 12 (10.81%) VPN
9 11 (9.91%) DHCP
10 5 (4.50%) VLAN
10 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.50%) SMTP
11 4 (3.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.60%) LDAP
11 4 (3.60%) FTP
12 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.80%) Skype
12 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.41%) MySQL
5 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.21%) Retail
4 7 (6.31%) Billing
4 7 (6.31%) Marketing
4 7 (6.31%) Legal
5 6 (5.41%) French Language
5 6 (5.41%) German Language
5 6 (5.41%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.90%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 34 (30.63%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (19.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) EMC Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Storage Support Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Consultant
5 12 (10.81%) SAN Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Administrator
8 8 (7.21%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.21%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (0.90%) LAMP
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.83%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Replication
3 13 (11.71%) Clustering
4 12 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (8.11%) EqualLogic
6 8 (7.21%) N-Tier
6 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.50%) Thin Client
7 5 (4.50%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.80%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.80%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.80%) DTV
10 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.90%) FMCG
10 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (70.27%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) Linux
3 34 (30.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (22.52%) UNIX
5 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (19.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (11.71%) Solaris
9 5 (4.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.60%) Windows NT
11 3 (2.70%) CentOS
11 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.80%) AIX
12 2 (1.80%) HPUX
13 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.90%) SUSE
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 11 (9.91%) ITIL
3 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
3 11 (9.91%) Capacity Management
3 11 (9.91%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (9.01%) Migration
5 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 8 (7.21%) SOA
6 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
7 7 (6.31%) Business Development
7 7 (6.31%) SABSA
7 7 (6.31%) Validation
7 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.31%) DoDAF
8 5 (4.50%) Security Management
8 5 (4.50%) Change Management
9 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.60%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) Perl
3 5 (4.50%) C
4 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.70%) AWK
5 3 (2.70%) Ruby
5 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.70%) PHP
5 3 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.22%) CCNA
3 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.91%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.21%) MCSE
6 7 (6.31%) MCSA
6 7 (6.31%) MCITP
6 7 (6.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.50%) MCP
8 4 (3.60%) CCNP
9 3 (2.70%) CCIE
9 3 (2.70%) RHCE
10 2 (1.80%) Degree
11 1 (0.90%) APMP
11 1 (0.90%) CCA
11 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
1 7 (6.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (36.94%) Hyper-V
2 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
4 23 (20.72%) vSphere
5 13 (11.71%) vCloud
6 12 (10.81%) Terminal Services
7 9 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (7.21%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.60%) XenApp
10 3 (2.70%) Samba
10 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.80%) SRDF
11 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.80%) Firmware
12 1 (0.90%) XenServer
12 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (9.01%) SCCM
3 9 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 8 (7.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (4.50%) Legato
5 5 (4.50%) Nagios
5 5 (4.50%) Puppet
6 4 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.60%) PureDisk
7 3 (2.70%) SCOM
8 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.80%) Cacti
8 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.80%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.80%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (1.80%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.90%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) VMware
2 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 44 (39.64%) Cisco
4 43 (38.74%) HP
5 37 (33.33%) EMC
6 29 (26.13%) Brocade
7 20 (18.02%) Dell
8 19 (17.12%) Red Hat
9 18 (16.22%) Oracle
9 18 (16.22%) Veritas
10 17 (15.32%) Sun
11 15 (13.51%) Juniper
12 14 (12.61%) NetApp
12 14 (12.61%) IBM
13 11 (9.91%) StorageTek
14 9 (8.11%) Hitachi
14 9 (8.11%) Symantec
14 9 (8.11%) 3PAR
15 8 (7.21%) Dell Compellent
16 7 (6.31%) Citrix
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