The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.11% 4.98% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% 25.17% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 18
Average salary £36,800 £33,350 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -13.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,900 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 147 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.37% 19.78% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 60
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SAN
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Sheffield region.

SAN Salary Trend in Sheffield

SAN
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 51 (77.27%) VMware
2 49 (74.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (71.21%) Citrix
4 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 38 (57.58%) Windows
6 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
7 27 (40.91%) MS Office
8 26 (39.39%) SLA
9 23 (34.85%) XenApp
10 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 22 (33.33%) NAS
10 22 (33.33%) SQL
10 22 (33.33%) Linux
11 21 (31.82%) ITIL
11 21 (31.82%) UNIX
11 21 (31.82%) Cisco
11 21 (31.82%) Change Management
11 21 (31.82%) SCCM
11 21 (31.82%) SCOM
12 20 (30.30%) SCVMM
12 20 (30.30%) Lync
12 20 (30.30%) Office 365
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (30.30%) CommVault
13 17 (25.76%) High Availability
13 17 (25.76%) XenDesktop
13 17 (25.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
14 16 (24.24%) vSphere
14 16 (24.24%) SaaS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 20 (30.30%) Lync
2 15 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Office 365
2 16 (24.24%) SaaS
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) NAS
2 16 (24.24%) Unified Communications
2 16 (24.24%) LAN
2 16 (24.24%) WAN
3 6 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) LDAP
5 1 (1.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) Informix
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.52%) Electronics
1 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
1 1 (1.52%) Law
1 1 (1.52%) Legal
1 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Architect
2 15 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (19.70%) Administrator
3 13 (19.70%) AIX Administrator
4 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Server Support
10 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 2 (3.03%) Lead Architect
12 1 (1.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) LPAR
2 7 (10.61%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) DTV
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 21 (31.82%) UNIX
4 14 (21.21%) AIX
4 14 (21.21%) HPUX
4 14 (21.21%) Solaris
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
1 21 (31.82%) Change Management
2 17 (25.76%) High Availability
3 16 (24.24%) Migration
4 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (21.21%) TOGAF
4 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 10 (15.15%) People Management
5 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.09%) Change Control
7 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.55%) Coaching
9 2 (3.03%) Line Management
9 2 (3.03%) Information Security
9 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.52%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (6.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (39.39%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (74.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (43.94%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.85%) XenApp
4 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 17 (25.76%) XenDesktop
5 17 (25.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (24.24%) vSphere
6 16 (24.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) XenServer
7 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) SCCM
1 21 (31.82%) SCOM
2 20 (30.30%) SCVMM
3 16 (24.24%) vMotion
4 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (9.09%) Opsview
5 1 (1.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) VMware
2 47 (71.21%) Citrix
3 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.82%) Cisco
5 20 (30.30%) CommVault
6 14 (21.21%) IBM
7 6 (9.09%) NetApp
7 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.09%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) Kaspersky
8 5 (7.58%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.52%) Veeam
10 1 (1.52%) Novell
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) SAP