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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 59 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 103 115 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 4.63% 6.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.66% 15.13% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 86 106
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £58,750
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 119 (66.11%) Windows
2 89 (49.44%) HP
3 79 (43.89%) VMware
4 69 (38.33%) Firewall
5 68 (37.78%) NAS
6 63 (35.00%) EMC
7 62 (34.44%) Cisco
7 62 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 61 (33.89%) Microsoft
9 59 (32.78%) Linux
10 55 (30.56%) Hyper-V
11 53 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (29.44%) Oracle
12 45 (25.00%) SQL
13 44 (24.44%) UNIX
14 42 (23.33%) Red Hat
14 42 (23.33%) Security Cleared
14 42 (23.33%) SC Cleared
15 41 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
16 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
17 37 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (20.00%) SharePoint
19 35 (19.44%) TCP/IP
19 35 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
20 34 (18.89%) Sun
20 34 (18.89%) Replication
21 33 (18.33%) DNS
22 32 (17.78%) Juniper
23 30 (16.67%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 30 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 26 (14.44%) IIS
3 26 (14.44%) Apache
4 22 (12.22%) Lync
5 20 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
6 11 (6.11%) JBoss
6 11 (6.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.11%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) SaaS
2 12 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (38.33%) Firewall
2 68 (37.78%) NAS
3 35 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 33 (18.33%) DNS
5 29 (16.11%) Fibre Channel
6 28 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (14.44%) LAN
8 25 (13.89%) iSCSI
9 24 (13.33%) WAN
10 19 (10.56%) DHCP
11 15 (8.33%) VoIP
11 15 (8.33%) NetScreen
12 12 (6.67%) LDAP
13 11 (6.11%) HTTP
14 9 (5.00%) VPN
15 6 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (2.22%) Wireless
17 3 (1.67%) Ethereal
17 3 (1.67%) Wireshark
18 2 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.56%) MySQL
3 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (3.89%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (12.78%) Spanish Language
2 19 (10.56%) French Language
3 17 (9.44%) German Language
4 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 12 (6.67%) Finance
6 11 (6.11%) Legal
7 10 (5.56%) Retail
8 9 (5.00%) Billing
9 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.11%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.11%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (32.22%) Support Engineer
2 42 (23.33%) Storage Engineer
3 30 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (16.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 26 (14.44%) SAN Engineer
5 26 (14.44%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 24 (13.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 24 (13.33%) EMC Engineer
7 22 (12.22%) Technical Support
8 18 (10.00%) Storage Support Engineer
9 17 (9.44%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
10 16 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.67%) Architect
13 10 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (5.56%) IT Support
14 9 (5.00%) Technical Architect
14 9 (5.00%) Consultant
15 7 (3.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) LAMP
2 11 (6.11%) .NET
3 9 (5.00%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.22%) Flash
5 2 (1.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.89%) Replication
2 29 (16.11%) Clustering
3 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.00%) Celerra
6 9 (5.00%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.33%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.11%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) FMCG
10 1 (0.56%) PMI
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) DTV
10 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 119 (66.11%) Windows
2 59 (32.78%) Linux
3 44 (24.44%) UNIX
4 41 (22.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.33%) Solaris
9 13 (7.22%) CentOS
10 9 (5.00%) AIX
10 9 (5.00%) HPUX
11 6 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.78%) SUSE
13 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 26 (14.44%) Performance Monitoring
4 24 (13.33%) ITIL
5 17 (9.44%) Data Management
5 17 (9.44%) Capacity Management
6 16 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.22%) Migration
8 10 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 10 (5.56%) Project Management
9 9 (5.00%) SOA
9 9 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.00%) Validation
9 9 (5.00%) Business Development
9 9 (5.00%) DoDAF
9 9 (5.00%) SABSA
10 7 (3.89%) Release Management
11 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) PHP
3 12 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (1.11%) C
4 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (23.33%) Security Cleared
1 42 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 26 (14.44%) DV Cleared
3 18 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.33%) CCNA
6 12 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.56%) MCSE
7 10 (5.56%) BC Cleared
8 9 (5.00%) MCITP
8 9 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.89%) MCSA
10 6 (3.33%) CCNP
11 4 (2.22%) Degree
12 3 (1.67%) RHCE
13 2 (1.11%) MCP
13 2 (1.11%) CCIE
13 2 (1.11%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.11%) NCDA
13 2 (1.11%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) COBIT
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 55 (30.56%) Hyper-V
2 53 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 24 (13.33%) vSphere
5 15 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.67%) XenApp
7 11 (6.11%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (5.56%) Terminal Services
8 10 (5.56%) vCloud
9 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (14.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (7.22%) Legato
2 13 (7.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (6.11%) Puppet
3 11 (6.11%) OpenAM
4 10 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 10 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.78%) SCCM
7 3 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.11%) WSUS
8 2 (1.11%) vMotion
8 2 (1.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.56%) Nagios
9 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (49.44%) HP
2 79 (43.89%) VMware
3 63 (35.00%) EMC
4 62 (34.44%) Cisco
5 61 (33.89%) Microsoft
6 53 (29.44%) Oracle
7 42 (23.33%) Red Hat
8 34 (18.89%) Sun
9 32 (17.78%) Juniper
10 30 (16.67%) Brocade
11 29 (16.11%) Veritas
12 27 (15.00%) StorageTek
13 21 (11.67%) IBM
14 19 (10.56%) Citrix
15 16 (8.89%) NetApp
16 15 (8.33%) Dell
17 14 (7.78%) Symantec
18 12 (6.67%) F5
19 10 (5.56%) CA
20 8 (4.44%) Hitachi
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