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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 71 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 75 87 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.27% 3.60% 6.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.74% 11.89% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 64 116
Average salary £40,500 £37,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.28% -1.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,125 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
639 732 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.86% 30.32% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 367 466 635
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 114 (67.46%) Windows
2 78 (46.15%) VMware
3 77 (45.56%) HP
4 69 (40.83%) Linux
5 65 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
7 62 (36.69%) Cisco
8 60 (35.50%) NAS
9 59 (34.91%) Hyper-V
9 59 (34.91%) Firewall
10 56 (33.14%) EMC
10 56 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (29.59%) Oracle
12 47 (27.81%) MS Excel
13 46 (27.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 43 (25.44%) SQL
14 43 (25.44%) Red Hat
15 42 (24.85%) UNIX
16 41 (24.26%) Active Directory
17 40 (23.67%) Data Centre
18 36 (21.30%) MS Exchange
18 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
19 35 (20.71%) Disaster Recovery
20 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
21 33 (19.53%) DNS
21 33 (19.53%) SharePoint
21 33 (19.53%) Veritas
22 31 (18.34%) Juniper
22 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
22 31 (18.34%) SC Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 33 (19.53%) SharePoint
3 27 (15.98%) IIS
3 27 (15.98%) Apache
4 23 (13.61%) Lync
5 16 (9.47%) Lotus Domino
6 14 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
8 10 (5.92%) WebSphere
8 10 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (5.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (5.92%) JBoss
9 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.18%) Drupal
14 1 (0.59%) Eucalyptus
14 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (27.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (8.28%) SaaS
3 6 (3.55%) Office 365
4 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 60 (35.50%) NAS
2 59 (34.91%) Firewall
3 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
4 33 (19.53%) DNS
5 27 (15.98%) iSCSI
6 26 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
7 24 (14.20%) LAN
8 23 (13.61%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (13.02%) WAN
10 17 (10.06%) DHCP
11 16 (9.47%) VoIP
12 15 (8.88%) NetScreen
13 14 (8.28%) LDAP
14 11 (6.51%) VPN
15 10 (5.92%) HTTP
16 5 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.96%) SMTP
17 4 (2.37%) FTP
18 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
18 2 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.16%) MySQL
3 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.28%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (11.24%) Spanish Language
2 15 (8.88%) French Language
3 14 (8.28%) Finance
4 13 (7.69%) German Language
5 12 (7.10%) Legal
5 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.51%) Retail
7 10 (5.92%) Billing
8 4 (2.37%) Marketing
9 3 (1.78%) Advertising
10 2 (1.18%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.59%) Electronics
11 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (28.40%) Support Engineer
2 30 (17.75%) Storage Engineer
3 25 (14.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 25 (14.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (11.24%) SAN Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) EMC Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 18 (10.65%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 16 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (9.47%) Storage Support Engineer
7 14 (8.28%) Consultant
7 14 (8.28%) Technical Support
8 13 (7.69%) Architect
9 10 (5.92%) IT Support
9 10 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) Technical Architect
10 9 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.88%) LAMP
2 10 (5.92%) Software Packaging
2 10 (5.92%) .NET
3 4 (2.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.67%) Data Centre
2 27 (15.98%) Clustering
3 26 (15.38%) Replication
4 17 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (6.51%) N-Tier
6 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.73%) EqualLogic
8 6 (3.55%) Celerra
9 4 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.78%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.59%) FMCG
12 1 (0.59%) PMI
12 1 (0.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 114 (67.46%) Windows
2 69 (40.83%) Linux
3 46 (27.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (24.85%) UNIX
5 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (10.06%) Solaris
9 15 (8.88%) CentOS
10 9 (5.33%) AIX
10 9 (5.33%) HPUX
11 5 (2.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.96%) SUSE
12 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (16.57%) Load Balancing
3 18 (10.65%) ITIL
3 18 (10.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 16 (9.47%) Migration
5 14 (8.28%) Configuration Management
5 14 (8.28%) Capacity Management
6 12 (7.10%) Project Management
7 11 (6.51%) SOA
8 10 (5.92%) Project Planning
8 10 (5.92%) Business Development
8 10 (5.92%) TOGAF
8 10 (5.92%) DoDAF
8 10 (5.92%) Validation
8 10 (5.92%) SABSA
9 8 (4.73%) Data Management
10 6 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.55%) Release Management
10 6 (3.55%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) SQL
2 16 (9.47%) Perl
3 15 (8.88%) PHP
4 11 (6.51%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.55%) C
6 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.18%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) AWK
8 2 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Security Cleared
1 31 (18.34%) SC Cleared
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (11.24%) CCNA
5 18 (10.65%) DV Cleared
6 14 (8.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (7.10%) MCSE
8 11 (6.51%) MCSA
9 10 (5.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.92%) MCITP
10 5 (2.96%) CCNP
11 4 (2.37%) BC Cleared
11 4 (2.37%) Degree
12 3 (1.78%) MCP
13 2 (1.18%) RHCE
13 2 (1.18%) CCIE
13 2 (1.18%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.18%) NCDA
13 2 (1.18%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) COBIT
2 6 (3.55%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (34.91%) Hyper-V
2 56 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (24.26%) Active Directory
4 25 (14.79%) vSphere
5 16 (9.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (9.47%) vCloud
6 12 (7.10%) Terminal Services
7 10 (5.92%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.14%) XenApp
9 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.18%) Samba
11 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 16 (9.47%) NetBackup
3 14 (8.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 13 (7.69%) Legato
5 12 (7.10%) Puppet
6 10 (5.92%) OpenAM
7 7 (4.14%) SCCM
7 7 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.55%) ARCserve
9 5 (2.96%) Backup Exec
10 4 (2.37%) PureDisk
11 3 (1.78%) Nagios
12 2 (1.18%) WSUS
12 2 (1.18%) vMotion
12 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
13 1 (0.59%) SCOM
13 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (46.15%) VMware
2 77 (45.56%) HP
3 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
4 62 (36.69%) Cisco
5 56 (33.14%) EMC
6 50 (29.59%) Oracle
7 43 (25.44%) Red Hat
8 33 (19.53%) Veritas
9 31 (18.34%) Juniper
10 29 (17.16%) Brocade
11 24 (14.20%) Sun
12 21 (12.43%) IBM
12 21 (12.43%) NetApp
13 20 (11.83%) Dell
14 18 (10.65%) StorageTek
15 16 (9.47%) Hitachi
16 14 (8.28%) Citrix
17 12 (7.10%) Symantec
18 10 (5.92%) F5
18 10 (5.92%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago