The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 126 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 131 113 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 1.88% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 11.60% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 114 102 84
Average salary £32,500 £40,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.25% +1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1081 974 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.02% 16.18% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 914 838 693
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SAN Salary Trend in the South West

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in the South West

SAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Bristol +2 26 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Dorset +8 25 £30,250 -19.33% 2
Wiltshire -2 25 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Devon +19 20 £29,000 +26.08% 1
Gloucestershire -6 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cornwall +4 9 £40,000 - 1
Somerset -4 8 £26,500 -22.05% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 171 (77.38%) VMware
2 155 (70.14%) Windows
3 117 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 116 (52.49%) Active Directory
5 114 (51.58%) Microsoft
6 113 (51.13%) MS Exchange
7 96 (43.44%) Citrix
8 70 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (30.32%) ITIL
10 63 (28.51%) XenApp
11 62 (28.05%) MS Excel
12 60 (27.15%) Linux
13 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (23.98%) Firewall
15 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 48 (21.72%) SQL Server
17 45 (20.36%) DNS
17 45 (20.36%) Hyper-V
17 45 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 41 (18.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 40 (18.10%) EMC
19 40 (18.10%) PowerShell
20 38 (17.19%) Cisco
21 37 (16.74%) NetApp
22 35 (15.84%) MCSE
22 35 (15.84%) vSphere
23 34 (15.38%) Veeam
24 33 (14.93%) NAS
24 33 (14.93%) MCSA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 113 (51.13%) MS Exchange
2 45 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (10.86%) SharePoint
5 16 (7.24%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.62%) Apache
8 6 (2.71%) IIS
9 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.41%) MS Office
3 4 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.67%) Office 365
2 5 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.98%) Firewall
2 45 (20.36%) DNS
3 33 (14.93%) NAS
4 31 (14.03%) DHCP
4 31 (14.03%) VoIP
5 26 (11.76%) WAN
6 25 (11.31%) TCP/IP
7 20 (9.05%) SSL
7 20 (9.05%) VPN
7 20 (9.05%) Wireless
8 18 (8.14%) VLAN
9 14 (6.33%) Network Security
10 12 (5.43%) LAN
11 11 (4.98%) IPsec
12 10 (4.52%) Internet
13 9 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (3.62%) Skype
15 7 (3.17%) LDAP
16 6 (2.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.90%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 13 (5.88%) Advertising
1 13 (5.88%) Banking
1 13 (5.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.26%) Local Government
4 3 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (20.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 36 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (15.84%) Support Engineer
4 28 (12.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (10.41%) Infrastructure Technician
5 23 (10.41%) IT Support
6 22 (9.95%) IT Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) Analyst
7 20 (9.05%) IT Manager
8 18 (8.14%) Consultant
8 18 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Technician
9 17 (7.69%) Support Technician
10 15 (6.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 15 (6.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 14 (6.33%) IT Technician
12 13 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
13 11 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (4.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.81%) .NET
1 4 (1.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (1.81%) Middleware
2 3 (1.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.03%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.50%) Driving Licence
3 18 (8.14%) Replication
4 16 (7.24%) EqualLogic
5 8 (3.62%) EPoS
6 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.71%) Clustering
8 5 (2.26%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.26%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.81%) CCTV
9 4 (1.81%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.81%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.36%) Statistics
11 2 (0.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 155 (70.14%) Windows
2 117 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 70 (31.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (27.15%) Linux
5 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.43%) CentOS
10 11 (4.98%) Unix
11 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.36%) AIX
13 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.32%) ITIL
2 21 (9.50%) Performance Improvement
3 19 (8.60%) Project Management
4 18 (8.14%) Presales
5 15 (6.79%) ERP
6 14 (6.33%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.33%) Time Management
7 10 (4.52%) Service Management
8 9 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.07%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.62%) Database Tuning
9 8 (3.62%) Line Management
9 8 (3.62%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.17%) Coaching
10 7 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (2.71%) Change Management
11 6 (2.71%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.71%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.10%) PowerShell
2 29 (13.12%) SQL
3 26 (11.76%) VBScript
4 9 (4.07%) VB
5 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (22.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (18.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 35 (15.84%) MCSE
4 33 (14.93%) MCSA
5 31 (14.03%) Security Cleared
6 30 (13.57%) Citrix Certification
7 23 (10.41%) MCP
7 23 (10.41%) SC Cleared
8 21 (9.50%) CCA
9 18 (8.14%) Degree
10 16 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (7.24%) MCITP
11 15 (6.79%) CCEA
11 15 (6.79%) CCEE
12 13 (5.88%) CCNA
13 10 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (3.17%) DBS Check
15 5 (2.26%) HND
15 5 (2.26%) MCTS
16 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (52.49%) Active Directory
2 67 (30.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (28.51%) XenApp
4 45 (20.36%) Hyper-V
5 35 (15.84%) vSphere
6 24 (10.86%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.79%) vCloud
8 7 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.26%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.36%) XenServer
12 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) Squid
13 1 (0.45%) UAG
13 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (11.76%) SCCM
2 20 (9.05%) SCOM
3 14 (6.33%) NetBackup
4 13 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (4.07%) Foglight
7 7 (3.17%) WSUS
8 6 (2.71%) SCOrch
9 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (2.26%) SCDPM
9 5 (2.26%) SCVMM
9 5 (2.26%) SmoothWall
10 4 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.90%) MOM
12 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
12 2 (0.90%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 171 (77.38%) VMware
2 114 (51.58%) Microsoft
3 96 (43.44%) Citrix
4 40 (18.10%) EMC
5 38 (17.19%) Cisco
6 37 (16.74%) NetApp
7 34 (15.38%) Veeam
8 32 (14.48%) HP
9 29 (13.12%) Dell
10 17 (7.69%) Progress
11 15 (6.79%) AppSense
12 14 (6.33%) Sophos
13 12 (5.43%) Symantec
14 9 (4.07%) Fortinet
14 9 (4.07%) Kaseya
14 9 (4.07%) Kaspersky
14 9 (4.07%) WatchGuard
15 7 (3.17%) IBM
15 7 (3.17%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.71%) Aruba
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Maximise Recruitment
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Neptune
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Marlborough
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago