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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.27% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 5.63% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 7
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £46,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £54,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
SAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
155 142 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.33% 22.68% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111 121 125
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SAN
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SAN Salary Trend in Slough

SAN
Salary Histogram in Slough

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

SAN Salary Histogram in Slough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Linux
3 27 (69.23%) VMware
4 23 (58.97%) Cisco
5 20 (51.28%) Ethernet
6 17 (43.59%) ITIL
7 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
8 15 (38.46%) Firewall
8 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 15 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (35.90%) SLA
9 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (35.90%) vSphere
10 12 (30.77%) OpenUP
10 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.77%) DHCP
10 12 (30.77%) DNS
11 11 (28.21%) IBM
11 11 (28.21%) WAN
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
11 11 (28.21%) HP
11 11 (28.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
12 10 (25.64%) Coaching
12 10 (25.64%) FlexPod
12 10 (25.64%) FCoE
12 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (25.64%) CA
12 10 (25.64%) Problem Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Ethernet
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.77%) DHCP
4 12 (30.77%) DNS
5 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 11 (28.21%) LAN
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (25.64%) FCoE
7 9 (23.08%) VPN
8 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.82%) Frame Relay
8 5 (12.82%) VLAN
8 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
8 5 (12.82%) SDH
8 5 (12.82%) UMTS
8 5 (12.82%) ATM
8 5 (12.82%) GPRS
8 5 (12.82%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) e-Health
1 10 (25.64%) FlexPod
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) LPAR
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Linux
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) AIX
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) OpenUP
3 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
3 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
3 10 (25.64%) Coaching
4 6 (15.38%) Workflow
4 6 (15.38%) Workflow Management
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
5 5 (12.82%) Transition Management
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.56%) Change Control
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.56%) Security Management
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (5.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) SLA
2 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) vSphere
3 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.26%) XenApp
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.26%) Samba
6 3 (7.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) IBM
4 11 (28.21%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) CA
6 9 (23.08%) NetApp
7 7 (17.95%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (12.82%) Brocade
10 4 (10.26%) ProCurve
10 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
10 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.13%) Sun
12 1 (2.56%) Oracle