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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 111 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 31 92 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 3.84% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 12.04% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 101
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
608 764 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.26% 31.87% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 396 406 544
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 August 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 89 (64.49%) Windows
2 65 (47.10%) VMware
3 61 (44.20%) Linux
4 59 (42.75%) Microsoft
5 58 (42.03%) HP
6 57 (41.30%) Cisco
6 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
7 53 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (37.68%) SQL Server
9 45 (32.61%) NAS
10 43 (31.16%) Firewall
10 43 (31.16%) Data Centre
11 41 (29.71%) EMC
12 40 (28.99%) Active Directory
12 40 (28.99%) MS Excel
13 37 (26.81%) MS Exchange
13 37 (26.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (24.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (24.64%) Red Hat
15 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (22.46%) UNIX
16 31 (22.46%) SQL
16 31 (22.46%) Oracle
17 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
17 27 (19.57%) Juniper
18 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
18 26 (18.84%) DNS
18 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 24 (17.39%) Lync
4 21 (15.22%) IIS
5 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (11.59%) Apache
7 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (7.25%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
9 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.90%) JBoss
10 4 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (2.17%) Drupal
11 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.72%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 40 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.07%) Office 365
3 5 (3.62%) SaaS
4 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.72%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.61%) NAS
2 43 (31.16%) Firewall
3 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 26 (18.84%) DNS
4 21 (15.22%) LAN
4 21 (15.22%) iSCSI
5 20 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
6 19 (13.77%) WAN
7 16 (11.59%) VoIP
7 16 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (10.87%) DHCP
9 11 (7.97%) NetScreen
9 11 (7.97%) VPN
10 8 (5.80%) LDAP
11 5 (3.62%) SMTP
11 5 (3.62%) VLAN
11 5 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (2.90%) FTP
12 4 (2.90%) HTTP
13 2 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) MySQL
3 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
4 10 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) French Language
3 12 (8.70%) German Language
3 12 (8.70%) Spanish Language
4 11 (7.97%) Retail
4 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.25%) Legal
5 10 (7.25%) Billing
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 41 (29.71%) Support Engineer
2 25 (18.12%) 3rd Line Support
2 25 (18.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 19 (13.77%) Storage Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Consultant
4 16 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Storage Support Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) SAN Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) EMC Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Architect
8 10 (7.25%) Technical Architect
9 9 (6.52%) IT Support
9 9 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Administrator
10 8 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) LAMP
2 10 (7.25%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.62%) Flash
4 4 (2.90%) .NET
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.16%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.49%) Replication
2 20 (14.49%) Clustering
3 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (7.97%) N-Tier
5 11 (7.97%) Management Information System
5 11 (7.97%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.62%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.45%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (1.45%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.49%) Windows
2 61 (44.20%) Linux
3 37 (26.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (22.46%) UNIX
6 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (10.87%) Solaris
9 12 (8.70%) CentOS
10 8 (5.80%) AIX
10 8 (5.80%) HPUX
11 5 (3.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (2.90%) SUSE
12 4 (2.90%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.90%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 16 (11.59%) Migration
4 14 (10.14%) ITIL
4 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.14%) Capacity Management
4 14 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (9.42%) Project Management
6 11 (7.97%) SOA
7 10 (7.25%) TOGAF
7 10 (7.25%) DoDAF
7 10 (7.25%) Validation
7 10 (7.25%) SABSA
7 10 (7.25%) Project Planning
7 10 (7.25%) Business Development
8 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.90%) Network Management
10 4 (2.90%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) SQL
2 12 (8.70%) PHP
3 11 (7.97%) Perl
4 5 (3.62%) C
5 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.17%) AWK
6 3 (2.17%) Ruby
6 3 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (15.94%) CCNA
5 15 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (10.14%) DV Cleared
7 12 (8.70%) MCSE
8 11 (7.97%) MCSA
9 10 (7.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (7.25%) MCITP
10 6 (4.35%) MCP
11 5 (3.62%) CCNP
12 3 (2.17%) CCIE
12 3 (2.17%) RHCE
12 3 (2.17%) Degree
13 2 (1.45%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.45%) NCDA
13 2 (1.45%) NCIE
14 1 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) COBIT
2 7 (5.07%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (41.30%) Hyper-V
2 53 (38.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (28.99%) Active Directory
4 21 (15.22%) vSphere
5 16 (11.59%) vCloud
6 15 (10.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (10.87%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.17%) XenApp
9 3 (2.17%) Samba
9 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.72%) Xen
10 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) NetBackup
1 14 (10.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 14 (10.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (5.80%) SCCM
3 7 (5.07%) Puppet
4 5 (3.62%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.62%) Legato
4 5 (3.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.90%) Nagios
5 4 (2.90%) OpenAM
5 4 (2.90%) PureDisk
6 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.45%) SCOM
6 2 (1.45%) WSUS
7 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 65 (47.10%) VMware
2 59 (42.75%) Microsoft
3 58 (42.03%) HP
4 57 (41.30%) Cisco
5 41 (29.71%) EMC
6 34 (24.64%) Red Hat
7 31 (22.46%) Oracle
8 27 (19.57%) Juniper
9 24 (17.39%) Brocade
9 24 (17.39%) Veritas
10 20 (14.49%) Dell
11 19 (13.77%) Sun
12 14 (10.14%) StorageTek
13 13 (9.42%) Hitachi
13 13 (9.42%) NetApp
14 11 (7.97%) IBM
14 11 (7.97%) 3PAR
15 10 (7.25%) F5
16 9 (6.52%) Dell Compellent
17 8 (5.80%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago