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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 7 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.07% 5.88% 8.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 14.58% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
40 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.54% 40.34% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 25
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,200 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 5 £27,500 -21.42%
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (75.86%) VMware
2 20 (68.97%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) Software Delivery
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) NAS
4 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 11 (37.93%) DNS
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (31.03%) DHCP
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) MCSA
7 8 (27.59%) VPN
7 8 (27.59%) MCITP
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.69%) MCSE
9 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.79%) CCA
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) NAS
2 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) DHCP
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Project Manager
1 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 12 (41.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 3 (10.34%) Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) HPUX
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Software Delivery
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) MCITP
2 8 (27.59%) MCSA
3 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp