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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.49% 1.41% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 10.45% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 2
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
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
100 67 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.50% 13.51% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 77
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +3.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Taunton - 6 £26,500 -
Frome - 1 £22,000 -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
6 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 9 (45.00%) SCCM
7 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (40.00%) Firewall
8 8 (40.00%) Wireless
9 7 (35.00%) NetApp
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
9 7 (35.00%) SCOM
10 6 (30.00%) Network Security
10 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
10 6 (30.00%) VLAN
10 6 (30.00%) VoIP
10 6 (30.00%) WAN
10 6 (30.00%) VPN
10 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
10 6 (30.00%) Internet
10 6 (30.00%) Citrix
10 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
10 6 (30.00%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) DHCP
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (30.00%) Network Security
4 6 (30.00%) VLAN
4 6 (30.00%) VoIP
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) IPsec
5 3 (15.00%) NAS
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) IT Support
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.00%) CentOS
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 6 (30.00%) XenApp
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Meraki
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Wyse