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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 123 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 123 141 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 2.67% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.49% 15.72% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 162
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
985 897 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.99% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 845 721 892
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 34 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Gloucestershire -7 33 £35,500 -21.11% 10
Dorset -21 19 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Wiltshire -20 17 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Somerset +2 10 £40,500 +1.25% 5
Cornwall - 6 £22,500 - 2
Devon -4 5 £30,000 -7.69%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 201 (76.14%) VMware
2 178 (67.42%) Windows
3 151 (57.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (47.73%) Microsoft
5 125 (47.35%) MS Exchange
6 104 (39.39%) Citrix
7 96 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 82 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (27.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 72 (27.27%) Firewall
11 69 (26.14%) Linux
12 68 (25.76%) MCSE
13 64 (24.24%) vSphere
14 63 (23.86%) HP
15 61 (23.11%) TCP/IP
16 59 (22.35%) MS Excel
17 57 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
17 57 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 57 (21.59%) XenDesktop
18 56 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 55 (20.83%) Hyper-V
19 55 (20.83%) DNS
20 54 (20.45%) XenApp
21 52 (19.70%) EMC
22 50 (18.94%) NAS
23 48 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
24 47 (17.80%) ITIL
25 46 (17.42%) DHCP
25 46 (17.42%) Cisco
26 45 (17.05%) Project Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 125 (47.35%) MS Exchange
2 57 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (15.15%) Lync
4 25 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (7.58%) SharePoint
7 16 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (5.30%) IIS
9 7 (2.65%) Apache
10 6 (2.27%) SAS
11 5 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.14%) JBoss
14 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.76%) nginx
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.58%) Office 365
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (27.27%) Firewall
2 61 (23.11%) TCP/IP
3 55 (20.83%) DNS
4 50 (18.94%) NAS
5 46 (17.42%) DHCP
6 43 (16.29%) WAN
7 38 (14.39%) VPN
8 37 (14.02%) LAN
9 36 (13.64%) NetScaler
10 29 (10.98%) VLAN
10 29 (10.98%) Wireless
11 18 (6.82%) Network Security
11 18 (6.82%) iSCSI
11 18 (6.82%) SSL
12 14 (5.30%) IPsec
13 12 (4.55%) HTTP
14 11 (4.17%) VoIP
15 9 (3.41%) Internet
15 9 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.03%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.30%) MySQL
3 11 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.52%) Maven
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 17 (6.44%) Finance
2 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.79%) Advertising
4 8 (3.03%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (20.83%) Consultant
2 45 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (13.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 30 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.85%) Senior Consultant
6 22 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 15 (5.68%) Technical Consultant
8 15 (5.68%) Architect
9 14 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.55%) Analyst
11 12 (4.55%) Administrator
11 12 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Infrastructure Technician
12 10 (3.79%) IT Support
12 10 (3.79%) Server Engineer
13 9 (3.41%) Support Technician
14 8 (3.03%) DBA
14 8 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.79%) HTML
2 9 (3.41%) J2EE
3 6 (2.27%) CSS
3 6 (2.27%) XML
4 5 (1.89%) jQuery
5 4 (1.52%) Spring Integration
5 4 (1.52%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.52%) Lucene
5 4 (1.52%) Spring
5 4 (1.52%) JSP
6 3 (1.14%) .NET
7 2 (0.76%) Web Services
7 2 (0.76%) LAMP
7 2 (0.76%) libvirt
7 2 (0.76%) COM
8 1 (0.38%) React
8 1 (0.38%) HTML5
8 1 (0.38%) CSS3
8 1 (0.38%) JSON
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.61%) Clustering
2 14 (5.30%) EqualLogic
2 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.65%) PDA
4 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
6 4 (1.52%) PKI
7 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.76%) Open Source
8 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) iPhone
9 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 178 (67.42%) Windows
2 82 (31.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (26.14%) Linux
4 57 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (8.33%) UNIX
8 17 (6.44%) Solaris
9 15 (5.68%) Windows 7
10 12 (4.55%) CentOS
10 12 (4.55%) HPUX
10 12 (4.55%) SUSE
11 8 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.76%) Debian
14 2 (0.76%) AIX
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.80%) ITIL
2 45 (17.05%) Project Management
3 21 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (5.30%) Performance Management
5 13 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 12 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 11 (4.17%) High Availability
8 10 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (3.41%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.41%) Load Balancing
9 9 (3.41%) Service Management
9 9 (3.41%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.41%) Migration
10 8 (3.03%) Business Continuity
11 7 (2.65%) TOGAF
11 7 (2.65%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (2.27%) Cyber Security
13 5 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.67%) SQL
2 14 (5.30%) Java
2 14 (5.30%) Shell Script
2 14 (5.30%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.65%) VBScript
3 7 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.27%) Perl
5 5 (1.89%) Python
6 4 (1.52%) VB
6 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.14%) C
7 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.76%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) C++
8 2 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (27.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (25.76%) MCSE
3 56 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 43 (16.29%) Citrix Certification
5 42 (15.91%) CCA
6 31 (11.74%) Security Cleared
7 30 (11.36%) CCEE
7 30 (11.36%) CCEA
8 27 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (9.47%) SC Cleared
10 21 (7.95%) Degree
10 21 (7.95%) MCP
10 21 (7.95%) MCSA
11 20 (7.58%) CCNP
12 17 (6.44%) CCNA
13 15 (5.68%) MCITP
14 12 (4.55%) VCP5
14 12 (4.55%) VCP4
15 11 (4.17%) Sun Certification
16 10 (3.79%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (57.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 64 (24.24%) vSphere
4 57 (21.59%) XenDesktop
5 55 (20.83%) Hyper-V
6 54 (20.45%) XenApp
7 42 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (13.64%) VMware ESX
9 15 (5.68%) vCloud
10 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.27%) XenServer
11 6 (2.27%) NFS
12 4 (1.52%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.76%) Samba
14 2 (0.76%) Squid
14 2 (0.76%) Xen
14 2 (0.76%) Gluster
14 2 (0.76%) KVM
14 2 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (15.53%) SCCM
2 26 (9.85%) SCOM
3 23 (8.71%) Backup Exec
4 21 (7.95%) NetBackup
5 16 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (5.68%) SCVMM
7 9 (3.41%) WSUS
8 8 (3.03%) Tivoli
9 7 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.65%) Hyperic
10 6 (2.27%) Netcool
11 5 (1.89%) vMotion
12 4 (1.52%) Nagios
13 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (1.14%) Puppet
13 3 (1.14%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (1.14%) SCSM
14 2 (0.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 201 (76.14%) VMware
2 126 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 104 (39.39%) Citrix
4 63 (23.86%) HP
5 52 (19.70%) EMC
6 46 (17.42%) Cisco
7 41 (15.53%) Symantec
8 35 (13.26%) AppSense
9 31 (11.74%) Dell
9 31 (11.74%) Veeam
10 26 (9.85%) Oracle
11 21 (7.95%) Red Hat
12 18 (6.82%) NetApp
13 13 (4.92%) IBM
14 12 (4.55%) CheckPoint
15 11 (4.17%) Sun
15 11 (4.17%) SAP
16 10 (3.79%) McAfee
16 10 (3.79%) Websense
17 8 (3.03%) Brocade
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Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
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Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
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techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
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Bournemouth
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Car + Bonus
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Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-35,000 + Bens
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Wiltshire/Somerset
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Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 + Exceptional Benefits
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