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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 157 69
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -88
Permanent jobs citing SAN 148 83 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 1.40% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.35% 8.82% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 139 64 182
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1031 941 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.26% 15.92% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 881 720 1026
Average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
Dorset +21 49 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Wiltshire +29 43 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Bristol +1 27 £42,000 +9.09% 17
Gloucestershire -12 16 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Devon -10 7 £22,500 -43.03% 2
Somerset +5 3 £34,000 +6.25% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 217 (74.57%) VMware
2 201 (69.07%) Windows
3 159 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (47.42%) Microsoft
5 127 (43.64%) MS Exchange
6 108 (37.11%) Active Directory
7 92 (31.62%) Citrix
8 82 (28.18%) Firewall
9 80 (27.49%) SQL
10 74 (25.43%) MS Excel
11 72 (24.74%) Linux
12 70 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 68 (23.37%) NAS
13 68 (23.37%) EMC
13 68 (23.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 65 (22.34%) HP
15 64 (21.99%) ITIL
16 61 (20.96%) MCSE
17 60 (20.62%) SQL Server
18 58 (19.93%) Cisco
19 57 (19.59%) DNS
20 55 (18.90%) TCP/IP
20 55 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
21 54 (18.56%) vSphere
21 54 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
22 51 (17.53%) DHCP
23 48 (16.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 48 (16.49%) Oracle
24 47 (16.15%) WAN
25 46 (15.81%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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
1 127 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 54 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (11.68%) Lync
4 24 (8.25%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.50%) IIS
6 16 (5.50%) Apache
7 14 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (3.78%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.75%) JBoss
11 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) SAS
12 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (25.43%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.22%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.37%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) AWD
2 3 (1.03%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.03%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.15%) Office 365
2 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.18%) Firewall
2 68 (23.37%) NAS
3 57 (19.59%) DNS
4 55 (18.90%) TCP/IP
5 51 (17.53%) DHCP
6 47 (16.15%) WAN
7 46 (15.81%) LAN
8 40 (13.75%) VPN
9 29 (9.97%) NetScaler
10 22 (7.56%) Internet
10 22 (7.56%) SSL
11 20 (6.87%) Wireless
12 17 (5.84%) VLAN
12 17 (5.84%) iSCSI
13 16 (5.50%) Network Security
13 16 (5.50%) IPsec
13 16 (5.50%) VoIP
14 12 (4.12%) MPLS
15 11 (3.78%) Multicast
16 10 (3.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (3.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (3.44%) MySQL
5 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.06%) DTS
9 6 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 20 (6.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.50%) Banking
3 13 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.41%) Advertising
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (18.21%) Consultant
2 49 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (12.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 33 (11.34%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.25%) Senior Consultant
6 22 (7.56%) DBA
6 22 (7.56%) Administrator
7 21 (7.22%) Architect
7 21 (7.22%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 19 (6.53%) Infrastructure Technician
8 19 (6.53%) Support Technician
9 18 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.84%) Server Engineer
11 16 (5.50%) SQL DBA
12 14 (4.81%) IT Support
13 13 (4.47%) Team Leader
14 12 (4.12%) Analyst
14 12 (4.12%) Network Engineer
14 12 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (3.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.12%) J2EE
2 8 (2.75%) HTML
2 8 (2.75%) Web Services
3 7 (2.41%) XML
4 4 (1.37%) JSP
5 2 (0.69%) COM
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
5 2 (0.69%) jQuery
5 2 (0.69%) Middleware
5 2 (0.69%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.34%) Lucene
6 1 (0.34%) Spring
6 1 (0.34%) JSON
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
6 1 (0.34%) CSS3
6 1 (0.34%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Replication
2 20 (6.87%) Clustering
3 13 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.75%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.75%) PKI
5 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.37%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.03%) Streaming Video
6 3 (1.03%) PMI
6 3 (1.03%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.69%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.69%) Open Source
8 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 201 (69.07%) Windows
2 72 (24.74%) Linux
3 70 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.59%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.90%) UNIX
8 20 (6.87%) Solaris
9 13 (4.47%) CentOS
10 12 (4.12%) HPUX
11 11 (3.78%) SUSE
12 10 (3.44%) AIX
13 7 (2.41%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (1.03%) Android
15 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.99%) ITIL
2 41 (14.09%) Project Management
3 20 (6.87%) Performance Management
4 19 (6.53%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.84%) PRINCE2
5 17 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (5.50%) Service Management
7 15 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (4.12%) Change Management
9 10 (3.44%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.44%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.09%) TOGAF
10 9 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.09%) Mentoring
11 8 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (2.41%) Time Management
13 6 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (2.06%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.49%) SQL
2 22 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.47%) Java
4 11 (3.78%) VBScript
5 10 (3.44%) VB
5 10 (3.44%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.06%) Perl
8 5 (1.72%) C#
9 4 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.69%) Python
10 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (23.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (20.96%) MCSE
3 48 (16.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 38 (13.06%) Security Cleared
5 32 (11.00%) MCP
5 32 (11.00%) SC Cleared
6 30 (10.31%) CCA
6 30 (10.31%) Citrix Certification
7 29 (9.97%) CCEA
7 29 (9.97%) CCEE
8 22 (7.56%) MCSA
9 19 (6.53%) CCNP
9 19 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (6.53%) Degree
10 18 (6.19%) MCITP
11 12 (4.12%) VCP5
11 12 (4.12%) VCP4
12 11 (3.78%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.41%) Sun Certification
13 7 (2.41%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) SLA
2 8 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 159 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (37.11%) Active Directory
3 54 (18.56%) vSphere
4 38 (13.06%) XenDesktop
5 36 (12.37%) Hyper-V
5 36 (12.37%) VMware ESX
6 32 (11.00%) XenApp
7 27 (9.28%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.15%) vCloud
9 10 (3.44%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (2.41%) XenServer
11 6 (2.06%) NFS
11 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.37%) Xen
12 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.03%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.03%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 3 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 31 (10.65%) SCCM
2 27 (9.28%) SCOM
3 23 (7.90%) Backup Exec
4 17 (5.84%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.47%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.44%) Data Guard
6 10 (3.44%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.44%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 9 (3.09%) WSUS
8 8 (2.75%) Netcool
9 7 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.41%) Hyperic
10 6 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.72%) Nagios
11 5 (1.72%) OpenView
11 5 (1.72%) Unicenter
11 5 (1.72%) SCSM
12 4 (1.37%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.69%) Legato
Vendors
1 217 (74.57%) VMware
2 138 (47.42%) Microsoft
3 92 (31.62%) Citrix
4 68 (23.37%) EMC
5 65 (22.34%) HP
6 58 (19.93%) Cisco
7 48 (16.49%) Oracle
8 40 (13.75%) Dell
9 33 (11.34%) AppSense
10 26 (8.93%) CheckPoint
10 26 (8.93%) IBM
11 25 (8.59%) NetApp
11 25 (8.59%) Red Hat
11 25 (8.59%) Symantec
12 17 (5.84%) Juniper
13 15 (5.15%) SAP
13 15 (5.15%) Veeam
14 14 (4.81%) DataCore
15 11 (3.78%) McAfee
16 9 (3.09%) SonicWALL
Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £47k + pkg
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Required IT
Salary: £40k + £5k bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago