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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 16 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.50% 10.17% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.42% 27.27% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 5
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £32,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £48,000
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
62 44 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.00% 37.29% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 22
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -3 9 £27,500 -26.66%
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 24 (57.14%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Citrix
4 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 20 (47.62%) DNS
5 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (45.24%) NAS
6 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
7 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (33.33%) Software Delivery
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (28.57%) DHCP
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.19%) ITIL
11 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) MCSA
12 10 (23.81%) VPN
13 9 (21.43%) Clustering
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (19.05%) DDNS
14 8 (19.05%) MCSE
14 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) DNS
3 19 (45.24%) NAS
4 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
5 12 (28.57%) DHCP
6 10 (23.81%) VPN
7 8 (19.05%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 3 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Clustering
2 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX
6 3 (7.14%) HPUX
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.76%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (23.81%) MCSA
4 8 (19.05%) MCSE
5 6 (14.29%) MCITP
5 6 (14.29%) CCA
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.52%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 21 (50.00%) Citrix
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus