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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.67% 0.79% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.38% 2.33% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
52 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.89% 34.13% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 26
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £36,787
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +22.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram 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 26 January 2015. 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 - 17 £32,500 -
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) DNS
3 20 (74.07%) Citrix
4 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
4 19 (70.37%) MS Exchange
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (59.26%) NAS
6 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (40.74%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (40.74%) DHCP
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) Firewall
8 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (33.33%) Clustering
10 8 (29.63%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) MCSE
11 7 (25.93%) MCSA
11 7 (25.93%) VPN
11 7 (25.93%) CCA
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (25.93%) DDNS
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) NetApp
13 5 (18.52%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) MS Exchange
2 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (7.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) NAS
3 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) VPN
6 7 (25.93%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support
8 1 (3.70%) Server Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (25.93%) MCSE
3 7 (25.93%) MCSA
3 7 (25.93%) CCA
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
2 4 (14.81%) XenServer
2 4 (14.81%) vSphere
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Citrix
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat