The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.46% 1.31% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 9.18% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Average salary £25,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.31% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 98 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.24% 14.24% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72 87 90
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £23,351
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SAN Salary Trend in Somerset

SAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Somerset

SAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Frome - 4 £25,500 -
Street -1 3 £45,000 -
Bath -4 1 - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) DHCP
2 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 14 (70.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (60.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (55.00%) VMware
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) Change Management
9 7 (35.00%) HP
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) Juniper
9 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (20.00%) Intranet
12 4 (20.00%) Citrix
12 4 (20.00%) IIS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) DHCP
1 16 (80.00%) DNS
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 4 (20.00%) Intranet
5 4 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (15.00%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (15.00%) LDAP
6 3 (15.00%) FTP
7 2 (10.00%) HTTP
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) Multicast
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) IT Support
2 7 (35.00%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 3 (15.00%) Android
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) XenServer
4 3 (15.00%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperic
2 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (35.00%) HP
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) NEC
4 3 (15.00%) Apple
4 3 (15.00%) Mitel
4 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (15.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (15.00%) Infor
4 3 (15.00%) Kerio
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco