The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.01% 1.93% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 15.71% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -24.70%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.48% 12.28% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 104 60 83
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
South West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Bath -19 7 £36,500 +37.73%
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
5 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (54.17%) LAN
7 13 (54.17%) WAN
8 12 (50.00%) Citrix
9 9 (37.50%) DNS
9 9 (37.50%) DHCP
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 8 (33.33%) Linux
10 8 (33.33%) IIS
10 8 (33.33%) HP
11 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
11 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
12 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (25.00%) Firewall
12 6 (25.00%) Intranet
12 6 (25.00%) Internet
12 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
13 5 (20.83%) SQL
13 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (20.83%) XenServer
13 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) IIS
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) LAN
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (25.00%) Intranet
4 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Data Management
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
1 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 4 (16.67%) Data Security
1 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Dell Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) XenServer
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Sage
5 4 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks
8 1 (4.17%) Trapeze
8 1 (4.17%) ProCurve