The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.90% 5.62% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 21.74% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
SAN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.29% 25.84% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 23
Average salary £43,750 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Shropshire

SAN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 4 £45,000 +36.36%
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) NetApp
4 13 (76.47%) DNS
5 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
5 11 (64.71%) VMware
6 10 (58.82%) vSphere
7 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (47.06%) Citrix
7 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 7 (41.18%) SQL
8 7 (41.18%) Perl
8 7 (41.18%) IIS
8 7 (41.18%) MS Office
8 7 (41.18%) SSL
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco
8 7 (41.18%) HTTP
8 7 (41.18%) Dell
8 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
8 7 (41.18%) Altiris
8 7 (41.18%) VLAN
8 7 (41.18%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 7 (41.18%) Open Source
8 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
8 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (41.18%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 5 (29.41%) WordPress
3 5 (29.41%) Moodle
4 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) SSL
2 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 7 (41.18%) VLAN
3 6 (35.29%) SSH
4 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (35.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Server Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Content Management
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) vSphere
3 7 (41.18%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (23.53%) Shibboleth
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
6 2 (11.76%) XenServer
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Backup Exec
2 6 (35.29%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) NetApp
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) Dell
5 7 (41.18%) Altiris
6 5 (29.41%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.88%) Lotus
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle