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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 65 45 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 78 108 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.17% 4.63% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 15.43% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 93 53
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
761 700 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 30.02% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 423 520 422
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 20 August 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 124 (73.37%) Windows
2 115 (68.05%) VMware
3 65 (38.46%) SQL
3 65 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 64 (37.87%) HP
5 63 (37.28%) Microsoft
6 62 (36.69%) NAS
7 57 (33.73%) EMC
8 56 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (30.77%) Linux
10 48 (28.40%) UNIX
11 47 (27.81%) Oracle
12 46 (27.22%) Active Directory
13 42 (24.85%) Security Cleared
13 42 (24.85%) Clustering
14 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
15 38 (22.49%) Lotus Domino
15 38 (22.49%) NetBackup
16 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
16 30 (17.75%) Degree
16 30 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (17.16%) VMware ESX
18 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (16.57%) IIS
19 26 (15.38%) Veritas
19 26 (15.38%) NetApp
20 25 (14.79%) Hitachi
20 25 (14.79%) Firewall
20 25 (14.79%) Cisco
21 24 (14.20%) Computer Science

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 65 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 38 (22.49%) Lotus Domino
3 28 (16.57%) IIS
4 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
5 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.51%) Lync
7 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.37%) Apache
8 4 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (36.69%) NAS
2 25 (14.79%) Firewall
3 20 (11.83%) Fibre Channel
4 18 (10.65%) DHCP
5 17 (10.06%) SMTP
5 17 (10.06%) DNS
5 17 (10.06%) IMAP
6 16 (9.47%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.88%) Wireshark
8 14 (8.28%) WAN
9 13 (7.69%) LAN
10 12 (7.10%) iSCSI
11 9 (5.33%) VLAN
12 7 (4.14%) Wireless
12 7 (4.14%) VPN
13 6 (3.55%) SNMP
13 6 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.37%) MPLS
15 3 (1.78%) FTP
16 2 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.55%) IDOL
4 2 (1.18%) Informix
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.59%) DB2
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) WebLOAD
1 17 (10.06%) AQtime
2 10 (5.92%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (14.20%) Spanish Language
2 23 (13.61%) Russian Language
3 22 (13.02%) French Language
4 10 (5.92%) Finance
5 7 (4.14%) German Language
6 6 (3.55%) Retail
6 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.37%) Billing
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 66 (39.05%) Support Engineer
2 48 (28.40%) Technical Support
3 42 (24.85%) Technical Support Engineer
3 42 (24.85%) Technical Engineer
4 21 (12.43%) Administrator
4 21 (12.43%) Consultant
5 15 (8.88%) Performance Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 13 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Performance Test Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.73%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (4.73%) SAN Consultant
12 7 (4.14%) Senior Technical Support
12 7 (4.14%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) .NET
1 17 (10.06%) MAPI
2 2 (1.18%) J2EE
3 1 (0.59%) RSS
3 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Clustering
2 24 (14.20%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.83%) Replication
4 9 (5.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (4.73%) Derivative
6 6 (3.55%) PKI
6 6 (3.55%) Firmware
7 3 (1.78%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.78%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.59%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 124 (73.37%) Windows
2 52 (30.77%) Linux
3 48 (28.40%) UNIX
4 30 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (12.43%) Solaris
7 20 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (10.65%) HPUX
9 15 (8.88%) AIX
10 10 (5.92%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.55%) SUSE
12 4 (2.37%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.78%) VMS
14 2 (1.18%) CentOS
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.02%) ITIL
1 22 (13.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (10.06%) Benchmarking
3 14 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (6.51%) Change Management
5 9 (5.33%) Capacity Management
6 8 (4.73%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.73%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.73%) Workflow
7 7 (4.14%) Project Management
7 7 (4.14%) Performance Testing
8 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.96%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.96%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.37%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.37%) Security Management
10 4 (2.37%) Network Design
10 4 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) SQL
2 17 (10.06%) C#
2 17 (10.06%) C++
3 10 (5.92%) Perl
3 10 (5.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.14%) C
5 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.18%) VBScript
6 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (24.85%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.75%) Degree
2 30 (17.75%) SC Cleared
3 23 (13.61%) DV Cleared
4 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.10%) MCSE
6 11 (6.51%) MCITP
7 8 (4.73%) MCSA
7 8 (4.73%) CCNA
7 8 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.73%) SCSA
8 5 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.37%) SCSE
9 4 (2.37%) MCTS
9 4 (2.37%) RHCE
9 4 (2.37%) MCP
10 3 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.18%) CCNP
11 2 (1.18%) CWNA
11 2 (1.18%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (27.22%) Active Directory
3 29 (17.16%) VMware ESX
4 17 (10.06%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (7.10%) vSphere
7 5 (2.96%) XenApp
8 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.18%) Nmap
10 1 (0.59%) Xen
10 1 (0.59%) NLBS
10 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (22.49%) NetBackup
2 24 (14.20%) Backup Exec
3 18 (10.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (8.88%) Legato
5 11 (6.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.55%) Netcool
6 6 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.55%) PureDisk
7 4 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.37%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.18%) SCOM
8 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.18%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.59%) SCCM
9 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 115 (68.05%) VMware
2 64 (37.87%) HP
3 63 (37.28%) Microsoft
4 57 (33.73%) EMC
5 47 (27.81%) Oracle
6 26 (15.38%) NetApp
6 26 (15.38%) Veritas
7 25 (14.79%) Cisco
7 25 (14.79%) Hitachi
8 23 (13.61%) Sun
9 21 (12.43%) Red Hat
10 19 (11.24%) Symantec
11 18 (10.65%) IBM
12 14 (8.28%) Dell
13 13 (7.69%) Citrix
13 13 (7.69%) Brocade
14 8 (4.73%) StorageTek
15 6 (3.55%) Fortinet
15 6 (3.55%) Meridio
15 6 (3.55%) Fujitsu
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