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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 73 71 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 70 78 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.31% 3.25% 6.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 10.85% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 137
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -3.57%
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
625 719 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.59% 29.95% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 477 406 526
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 9 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 84 (75.00%) Windows
2 60 (53.57%) VMware
3 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
4 53 (47.32%) Cisco
5 44 (39.29%) Windows Server
6 43 (38.39%) Linux
7 41 (36.61%) Firewall
8 35 (31.25%) NAS
9 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
11 31 (27.68%) DNS
12 29 (25.89%) Hyper-V
13 28 (25.00%) EMC
13 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 26 (23.21%) HP
14 26 (23.21%) Migration
15 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
15 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (20.54%) Citrix
17 23 (20.54%) Unix
18 22 (19.64%) Red Hat
18 22 (19.64%) Data Centre
19 21 (18.75%) SCCM
19 21 (18.75%) iSCSI
20 20 (17.86%) Network Security
20 20 (17.86%) CCNP
21 19 (16.96%) CCIE
21 19 (16.96%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.71%) Skype for Business
3 11 (9.82%) Apache
4 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.93%) IIS
5 9 (8.04%) IBM Domino
6 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.46%) JBoss
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (4.46%) SaaS
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.61%) Firewall
2 35 (31.25%) NAS
3 31 (27.68%) DNS
4 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
5 21 (18.75%) iSCSI
6 20 (17.86%) Network Security
7 17 (15.18%) HTTP
8 15 (13.39%) Wireless
9 13 (11.61%) DHCP
10 12 (10.71%) 3GPP
10 12 (10.71%) Diameter Protocol
10 12 (10.71%) FTP
10 12 (10.71%) LDAP
10 12 (10.71%) WLAN
11 10 (8.93%) LAN
11 10 (8.93%) WAN
12 9 (8.04%) Internet
12 9 (8.04%) Skype
12 9 (8.04%) Wireshark
13 8 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) AQtime
1 3 (2.68%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Law
5 1 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Support Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Security Engineer
6 13 (11.61%) Administrator
6 13 (11.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (11.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (9.82%) Storage Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
8 10 (8.93%) Technical Support
9 9 (8.04%) IT Engineer
9 9 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) LAMP
3 3 (2.68%) MAPI
4 2 (1.79%) POSIX
5 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.39%) Replication
3 8 (7.14%) Clustering
4 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.36%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (5.36%) EMC VNX
6 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.68%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.89%) e-Health
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (75.00%) Windows
2 44 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 43 (38.39%) Linux
4 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (20.54%) Unix
7 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (7.14%) Debian
9 8 (7.14%) Fedora
9 8 (7.14%) Ubuntu
10 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.46%) CentOS
11 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.57%) Solaris
13 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Migration
2 18 (16.07%) ITIL
3 17 (15.18%) Network Design
4 14 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) Presales
6 10 (8.93%) Data Management
7 8 (7.14%) Open Source
8 7 (6.25%) Change Management
8 7 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Product Management
8 7 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Workflow
9 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.36%) ETL
9 6 (5.36%) Line Management
9 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.46%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) Perl
2 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.68%) C#
3 3 (2.68%) C++
4 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (17.86%) CCNP
3 19 (16.96%) CCIE
4 9 (8.04%) CCNA
4 9 (8.04%) Degree
5 5 (4.46%) CCIP
5 5 (4.46%) CCSA
5 5 (4.46%) CCSP
5 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.57%) CCA
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.68%) MCITP
7 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CEH
8 1 (0.89%) CISSP
8 1 (0.89%) GIAC
8 1 (0.89%) MCP
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (49.11%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (25.89%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.61%) NFS
5 10 (8.93%) VMware ESX
6 9 (8.04%) vSphere
7 7 (6.25%) XenApp
8 6 (5.36%) Firmware
8 6 (5.36%) SRDF
9 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.57%) XenServer
11 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.89%) vCloud
12 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.25%) SCOM
4 6 (5.36%) EMC VPLEX
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (5.36%) Puppet
5 5 (4.46%) Legato
5 5 (4.46%) OpenAM
5 5 (4.46%) Simpana
6 4 (3.57%) EdgeSight
7 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.68%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.89%) Cacti
9 1 (0.89%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.89%) SCSM
9 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (53.57%) VMware
2 53 (47.32%) Cisco
3 33 (29.46%) Microsoft
4 28 (25.00%) EMC
5 26 (23.21%) HP
6 23 (20.54%) Citrix
7 22 (19.64%) Red Hat
8 18 (16.07%) Veeam
9 12 (10.71%) 3PAR
9 12 (10.71%) Symantec
10 11 (9.82%) Brocade
11 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
11 9 (8.04%) Dell
12 8 (7.14%) Sun
13 7 (6.25%) ArcSight
13 7 (6.25%) F5
13 7 (6.25%) IBM
13 7 (6.25%) NetApp
13 7 (6.25%) Oracle
13 7 (6.25%) Remedy
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