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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 77 37 73
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 76 141 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.00% 5.66% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 18.01% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 127 58
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
882 783 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.82% 31.46% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 448 536 506
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 29 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 94 (70.15%) Windows
2 66 (49.25%) VMware
3 58 (43.28%) HP
4 50 (37.31%) NAS
5 49 (36.57%) EMC
6 44 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (29.10%) Firewall
8 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
8 38 (28.36%) UNIX
9 35 (26.12%) Oracle
10 33 (24.63%) SharePoint
11 30 (22.39%) Security Cleared
12 29 (21.64%) SC Cleared
12 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.64%) Cisco
13 28 (20.90%) ITIL
13 28 (20.90%) Replication
14 27 (20.15%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (19.40%) SQL
15 26 (19.40%) Sun
16 25 (18.66%) Linux
17 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
18 22 (16.42%) Lotus Domino
19 21 (15.67%) Clustering
20 20 (14.93%) LAN
20 20 (14.93%) WAN
20 20 (14.93%) DNS
20 20 (14.93%) Active Directory
20 20 (14.93%) iSCSI
20 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 33 (24.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (16.42%) Lotus Domino
3 11 (8.21%) IIS
4 10 (7.46%) Lync
5 8 (5.97%) Apache
6 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.99%) JBoss
7 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.49%) IaaS
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (37.31%) NAS
2 39 (29.10%) Firewall
3 27 (20.15%) Fibre Channel
4 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
5 20 (14.93%) DNS
5 20 (14.93%) LAN
5 20 (14.93%) WAN
5 20 (14.93%) iSCSI
6 14 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (8.21%) DHCP
8 10 (7.46%) Wireshark
9 7 (5.22%) IMAP
9 7 (5.22%) SMTP
10 6 (4.48%) Wireless
11 4 (2.99%) VPN
11 4 (2.99%) HTTP
11 4 (2.99%) LDAP
12 3 (2.24%) VLAN
12 3 (2.24%) Ethereal
12 3 (2.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.48%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.24%) IDOL
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (5.22%) WebLOAD
2 7 (5.22%) AQtime
3 5 (3.73%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (14.18%) Spanish Language
2 11 (8.21%) French Language
3 9 (6.72%) German Language
4 6 (4.48%) Russian Language
5 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (36.57%) Support Engineer
2 34 (25.37%) Technical Support
3 32 (23.88%) Storage Engineer
4 29 (21.64%) Technical Support Engineer
4 29 (21.64%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (11.94%) SAN Engineer
6 16 (11.94%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 15 (11.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) EMC Storage Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) EMC Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Technical Support
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Administrator
10 7 (5.22%) Storage Support Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Performance Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) MAPI
3 2 (1.49%) CGI
4 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Replication
2 21 (15.67%) Clustering
3 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.97%) Celerra
5 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.24%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (2.24%) PKI
8 2 (1.49%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (70.15%) Windows
2 38 (28.36%) UNIX
3 25 (18.66%) Linux
4 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.96%) Solaris
7 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.48%) AIX
9 6 (4.48%) HPUX
10 3 (2.24%) VMS
10 3 (2.24%) SUSE
10 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) ITIL
2 17 (12.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (11.94%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (11.19%) Data Management
5 9 (6.72%) Capacity Management
6 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.22%) Workflow
6 7 (5.22%) Benchmarking
6 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.48%) Change Management
7 6 (4.48%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.99%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.99%) Release Management
9 4 (2.99%) Performance Testing
9 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.24%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.24%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.40%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.22%) C#
2 7 (5.22%) C++
3 6 (4.48%) Perl
4 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.64%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.18%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.72%) BC Cleared
4 9 (6.72%) Degree
5 8 (5.97%) SCSA
6 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.73%) CCNA
8 4 (2.99%) SCSE
8 4 (2.99%) RHCE
9 3 (2.24%) MCSE
10 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.49%) CWNA
11 1 (0.75%) CCNP
11 1 (0.75%) MCTS
11 1 (0.75%) MCITP
11 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.75%) VCP4
11 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (32.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (14.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (12.69%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (11.94%) vSphere
4 16 (11.94%) VMware ESX
5 15 (11.19%) XenApp
6 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.99%) Firmware
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.49%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (8.96%) NetBackup
3 11 (8.21%) Legato
4 9 (6.72%) ARCserve
5 8 (5.97%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.99%) SCCM
6 4 (2.99%) SCOM
6 4 (2.99%) Puppet
6 4 (2.99%) OpenAM
7 3 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.24%) Netcool
7 3 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Intune
8 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.49%) SCSM
8 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.49%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 66 (49.25%) VMware
2 58 (43.28%) HP
3 49 (36.57%) EMC
4 38 (28.36%) Microsoft
5 35 (26.12%) Oracle
6 29 (21.64%) Cisco
7 26 (19.40%) Sun
8 20 (14.93%) Brocade
9 19 (14.18%) IBM
9 19 (14.18%) Citrix
10 18 (13.43%) StorageTek
11 17 (12.69%) Veritas
12 16 (11.94%) NetApp
13 13 (9.70%) Hitachi
13 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
13 13 (9.70%) Symantec
14 11 (8.21%) CA
15 7 (5.22%) Dell
16 6 (4.48%) Juniper
17 5 (3.73%) Intel
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