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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 7 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 2.72% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 12.14% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
132 140 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.35% 22.40% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 118 107 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 August 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Slough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (52.38%) MCITP
4 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (38.10%) MCTS
6 8 (38.10%) EqualLogic
6 8 (38.10%) Dell
6 8 (38.10%) MCSE
6 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) NetApp
7 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (33.33%) Firewall
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) vSphere
8 6 (28.57%) XenApp
8 6 (28.57%) Office 365
8 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Modbus
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XSL
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) WSDL
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) EqualLogic
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 3 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow Management
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (52.38%) MCITP
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (38.10%) MCTS
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) VCAP
4 5 (23.81%) NCDA
4 5 (23.81%) NCIE
5 3 (14.29%) MCP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSD
5 3 (14.29%) MCDBA
5 3 (14.29%) VCP5
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 6 (28.57%) XenApp
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (23.81%) XenServer
5 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 8 (38.10%) Dell
5 7 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (33.33%) NetApp
6 5 (23.81%) EMC
6 5 (23.81%) Symantec
6 5 (23.81%) Veeam
6 5 (23.81%) PlateSpin
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) CA
7 3 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (9.52%) Sun