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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 132 123 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Permanent jobs citing SAN 111 100 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.87% 1.82% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.73% 10.81% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 101 78 181
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
946 925 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.86% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 821 700 996
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Dorset 0 32 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire -2 31 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Gloucestershire -13 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bristol -5 14 £46,000 +15.00% 13
Devon -8 7 £22,750 -39.33%
Somerset +14 6 £34,000 -9.33% 3
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 191 (74.32%) VMware
2 188 (73.15%) Windows
3 148 (57.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (49.81%) Microsoft
5 119 (46.30%) MS Exchange
6 94 (36.58%) Active Directory
7 82 (31.91%) Citrix
8 77 (29.96%) Firewall
8 77 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 66 (25.68%) Linux
11 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
12 62 (24.12%) MCSE
13 60 (23.35%) NAS
14 59 (22.96%) TCP/IP
15 58 (22.57%) HP
16 57 (22.18%) EMC
16 57 (22.18%) DNS
17 56 (21.79%) ITIL
18 54 (21.01%) vSphere
19 53 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
19 53 (20.62%) SQL
19 53 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
19 53 (20.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 52 (20.23%) Cisco
21 49 (19.07%) SQL Server
22 47 (18.29%) DHCP
23 45 (17.51%) VPN
24 44 (17.12%) XenDesktop
25 43 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 119 (46.30%) MS Exchange
2 53 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (14.40%) Lync
4 20 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (6.23%) SharePoint
7 14 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.28%) IIS
9 10 (3.89%) Apache
10 8 (3.11%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.39%) nginx
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Revit
4 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.61%) Office 365
2 11 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (29.96%) Firewall
2 60 (23.35%) NAS
3 59 (22.96%) TCP/IP
4 57 (22.18%) DNS
5 47 (18.29%) DHCP
6 45 (17.51%) VPN
7 42 (16.34%) WAN
8 38 (14.79%) LAN
9 32 (12.45%) NetScaler
10 25 (9.73%) Wireless
11 23 (8.95%) SSL
12 19 (7.39%) Internet
13 17 (6.61%) VLAN
13 17 (6.61%) IPsec
13 17 (6.61%) VoIP
14 16 (6.23%) Network Security
15 14 (5.45%) iSCSI
16 12 (4.67%) HTTP
16 12 (4.67%) MPLS
17 11 (4.28%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.89%) MySQL
5 9 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.39%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.78%) Maven
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (6.23%) Finance
2 14 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.28%) Banking
4 8 (3.11%) Advertising
5 4 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (20.23%) Consultant
2 49 (19.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (13.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 28 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.56%) Senior Consultant
6 20 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 19 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (7.00%) Architect
9 17 (6.61%) Administrator
10 15 (5.84%) Infrastructure Technician
10 15 (5.84%) DBA
10 15 (5.84%) Support Technician
11 13 (5.06%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.89%) Network Engineer
13 10 (3.89%) IT Support
14 9 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (3.50%) SQL DBA
15 8 (3.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) J2EE
1 9 (3.50%) HTML
2 7 (2.72%) XML
3 4 (1.56%) JSP
3 4 (1.56%) Web Services
4 3 (1.17%) jQuery
4 3 (1.17%) CSS
5 2 (0.78%) COM
5 2 (0.78%) .NET
5 2 (0.78%) Spring
5 2 (0.78%) Lucene
5 2 (0.78%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.78%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.39%) JSON
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) CSS3
6 1 (0.39%) libvirt
6 1 (0.39%) LAMP
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Clustering
2 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.67%) Replication
4 8 (3.11%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.72%) PKI
6 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.17%) PDA
7 3 (1.17%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.17%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.17%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.78%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Open Source
8 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 188 (73.15%) Windows
2 77 (29.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (25.68%) Linux
4 53 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (13.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (9.34%) Windows 7
8 21 (8.17%) UNIX
9 19 (7.39%) Solaris
10 14 (5.45%) SUSE
10 14 (5.45%) CentOS
11 12 (4.67%) HPUX
12 7 (2.72%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.95%) AIX
14 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.17%) Android
15 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.79%) ITIL
2 42 (16.34%) Project Management
3 18 (7.00%) PRINCE2
4 17 (6.61%) Performance Management
5 15 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (5.06%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.67%) Service Management
8 10 (3.89%) Change Management
8 10 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (3.89%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.11%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (2.72%) TOGAF
12 6 (2.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
13 5 (1.95%) Load Balancing
13 5 (1.95%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.62%) SQL
2 20 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.84%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.28%) Java
5 9 (3.50%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.72%) VBScript
6 7 (2.72%) VB
7 4 (1.56%) Perl
8 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.17%) Python
9 2 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.78%) C#
10 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 69 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (24.12%) MCSE
3 53 (20.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (13.62%) CCA
4 35 (13.62%) Citrix Certification
4 35 (13.62%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.28%) CCEE
5 29 (11.28%) CCEA
5 29 (11.28%) MCP
6 27 (10.51%) SC Cleared
7 23 (8.95%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (7.78%) MCSA
8 20 (7.78%) CCNP
9 18 (7.00%) MCITP
10 16 (6.23%) Degree
11 12 (4.67%) VCP5
11 12 (4.67%) VCP4
12 10 (3.89%) CCNA
12 10 (3.89%) Sun Certification
12 10 (3.89%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.84%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 148 (57.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (36.58%) Active Directory
3 54 (21.01%) vSphere
4 44 (17.12%) XenDesktop
5 40 (15.56%) Hyper-V
6 37 (14.40%) XenApp
7 36 (14.01%) VMware ESX
8 30 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (5.45%) vCloud
10 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (3.11%) XenServer
12 7 (2.72%) NFS
13 4 (1.56%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.56%) Xen
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (1.17%) UAG
14 3 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.17%) Kerio MailServer
14 3 (1.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (13.23%) SCCM
2 32 (12.45%) SCOM
3 20 (7.78%) Backup Exec
4 17 (6.61%) SCVMM
5 16 (6.23%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.89%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (3.50%) WSUS
7 9 (3.50%) Hyperic
7 9 (3.50%) SCOrch
7 9 (3.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (3.11%) Netcool
9 7 (2.72%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.33%) Nagios
11 5 (1.95%) SCSM
11 5 (1.95%) Unicenter
11 5 (1.95%) OpenView
12 4 (1.56%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 191 (74.32%) VMware
2 128 (49.81%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.91%) Citrix
4 58 (22.57%) HP
5 57 (22.18%) EMC
6 52 (20.23%) Cisco
7 34 (13.23%) Dell
7 34 (13.23%) Oracle
7 34 (13.23%) AppSense
8 31 (12.06%) Symantec
9 27 (10.51%) Red Hat
10 23 (8.95%) CheckPoint
11 20 (7.78%) IBM
12 17 (6.61%) NetApp
13 16 (6.23%) Veeam
14 15 (5.84%) SAP
15 13 (5.06%) Juniper
16 11 (4.28%) McAfee
16 11 (4.28%) Sun
17 10 (3.89%) DataCore
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