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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 154 156 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 3.01% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.01% 18.29% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 132 131 150
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £46,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1026 853 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.55% 16.48% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 880 694 952
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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 22 August 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 August 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 0 45 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Bristol -16 36 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Wiltshire -8 30 £37,000 -3.89% 6
Gloucestershire -7 16 £46,000 +53.33% 3
Devon -10 14 £45,000 +52.54% 2
Somerset -20 10 £35,750 -4.66% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 225 (71.20%) VMware
2 216 (68.35%) Windows
3 136 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (40.51%) Active Directory
5 105 (33.23%) Microsoft
5 105 (33.23%) Linux
6 99 (31.33%) SQL
7 96 (30.38%) SQL Server
8 92 (29.11%) MS Exchange
9 88 (27.85%) Cisco
10 84 (26.58%) Citrix
11 81 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 80 (25.32%) HP
13 79 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 77 (24.37%) ITIL
14 77 (24.37%) Firewall
15 61 (19.30%) DNS
16 57 (18.04%) DHCP
17 55 (17.41%) IIS
17 55 (17.41%) VMware ESX
17 55 (17.41%) NAS
18 50 (15.82%) UNIX
18 50 (15.82%) NetApp
18 50 (15.82%) vSphere
19 49 (15.51%) EMC
20 46 (14.56%) WAN
21 45 (14.24%) TCP/IP
21 45 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
22 44 (13.92%) Oracle
22 44 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 92 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 55 (17.41%) IIS
3 44 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (11.08%) Apache
5 32 (10.13%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.01%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.85%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.27%) Lync
11 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.63%) Zimbra
13 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 79 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.96%) MS Office
3 5 (1.58%) MS Project
3 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) AWD
2 3 (0.95%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.43%) Office 365
2 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.95%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.37%) Firewall
2 61 (19.30%) DNS
3 57 (18.04%) DHCP
4 55 (17.41%) NAS
5 46 (14.56%) WAN
6 45 (14.24%) TCP/IP
7 41 (12.97%) LAN
8 39 (12.34%) VPN
9 22 (6.96%) Internet
10 21 (6.65%) HTTP
10 21 (6.65%) Fibre Channel
11 18 (5.70%) VLAN
11 18 (5.70%) iSCSI
11 18 (5.70%) IPsec
12 17 (5.38%) SMTP
13 16 (5.06%) LDAP
14 15 (4.75%) Network Security
15 14 (4.43%) VoIP
16 10 (3.16%) Multicast
16 10 (3.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.97%) MySQL
3 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.43%) DTS
6 13 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Exadata
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.53%) Big Data
9 6 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) JIRA
1 6 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (0.63%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.63%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (5.70%) Back Office
2 17 (5.38%) Finance
3 14 (4.43%) Banking
4 5 (1.58%) Legal
5 4 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Advertising
6 1 (0.32%) Front Office
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (16.46%) Administrator
2 49 (15.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (11.39%) Consultant
4 33 (10.44%) Systems Administrator
5 29 (9.18%) Support Engineer
6 26 (8.23%) DBA
7 21 (6.65%) SQL DBA
8 19 (6.01%) Analyst
8 19 (6.01%) Support Technician
9 17 (5.38%) Infrastructure Technician
10 15 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (4.75%) Windows Administrator
10 15 (4.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 14 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (4.43%) Architect
12 13 (4.11%) Team Leader
12 13 (4.11%) IT Support
13 10 (3.16%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.33%) J2EE
2 19 (6.01%) HTML
3 17 (5.38%) XML
4 6 (1.90%) Application Packaging
4 6 (1.90%) Web Services
5 5 (1.58%) LAMP
6 3 (0.95%) Middleware
7 2 (0.63%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.32%) COM
8 1 (0.32%) JSP
8 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Replication
2 21 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.43%) Clustering
4 10 (3.16%) PKI
5 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.53%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.90%) Open Source
7 6 (1.90%) EqualLogic
7 6 (1.90%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.27%) Kindle
10 3 (0.95%) PMI
10 3 (0.95%) e-Health
11 2 (0.63%) Statistics
11 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.32%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 216 (68.35%) Windows
2 105 (33.23%) Linux
3 81 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (15.82%) UNIX
5 42 (13.29%) Windows 7
5 42 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (12.03%) Solaris
7 27 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (7.28%) HPUX
9 15 (4.75%) AIX
10 14 (4.43%) CentOS
11 13 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.22%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.90%) SUSE
14 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.27%) Debian
16 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.32%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.37%) ITIL
2 30 (9.49%) Service Management
3 21 (6.65%) Service Delivery
4 19 (6.01%) Software Architecture
4 19 (6.01%) Web Development
5 17 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (4.75%) Change Management
7 14 (4.43%) Build Automation
8 13 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (3.16%) Performance Management
10 10 (3.16%) Project Management
10 10 (3.16%) TOGAF
10 10 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.85%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.85%) High Availability
12 8 (2.53%) Time Management
12 8 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (2.53%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.33%) SQL
2 28 (8.86%) Perl
3 21 (6.65%) C++
4 17 (5.38%) C#
5 16 (5.06%) Java
6 15 (4.75%) C
7 14 (4.43%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.11%) Python
9 12 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.90%) VB
12 4 (1.27%) VBScript
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 35 (11.08%) Degree
4 33 (10.44%) SC Cleared
5 30 (9.49%) MCSE
6 23 (7.28%) DV Cleared
7 21 (6.65%) MCSA
8 15 (4.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.11%) MCITP
10 12 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (3.48%) MCP
12 9 (2.85%) CCNP
13 4 (1.27%) APMP
13 4 (1.27%) CCNA
14 3 (0.95%) PMP
14 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.63%) RHCE
15 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.63%) ISEB
15 2 (0.63%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.48%) SLA
2 6 (1.90%) COBIT
2 6 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (43.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (40.51%) Active Directory
3 55 (17.41%) VMware ESX
4 50 (15.82%) vSphere
5 30 (9.49%) Hyper-V
6 15 (4.75%) XenApp
6 15 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.80%) vCloud
8 11 (3.48%) NFS
9 10 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (3.16%) Xen
9 10 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (2.53%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.53%) Samba
11 7 (2.22%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.90%) XenServer
13 4 (1.27%) GPFS
14 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.95%) VMFS
14 3 (0.95%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 37 (11.71%) NetBackup
2 31 (9.81%) Backup Exec
3 16 (5.06%) SCCM
3 16 (5.06%) Nagios
4 15 (4.75%) SCOM
5 12 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (3.80%) Legato
6 10 (3.16%) Data Guard
6 10 (3.16%) SCVMM
6 10 (3.16%) SCOrch
6 10 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (2.53%) logstash
7 8 (2.53%) ARCserve
8 7 (2.22%) WSUS
9 6 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.27%) Puppet
10 4 (1.27%) Bcfg2
11 3 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 225 (71.20%) VMware
2 105 (33.23%) Microsoft
3 88 (27.85%) Cisco
4 84 (26.58%) Citrix
5 80 (25.32%) HP
6 50 (15.82%) NetApp
7 49 (15.51%) EMC
8 44 (13.92%) Oracle
9 35 (11.08%) Dell
10 29 (9.18%) Red Hat
11 26 (8.23%) Brocade
12 24 (7.59%) Veritas
13 23 (7.28%) JBoss
14 22 (6.96%) Symantec
15 18 (5.70%) CommVault
16 17 (5.38%) IBM
16 17 (5.38%) 3PAR
16 17 (5.38%) DataCore
17 15 (4.75%) Veeam
18 12 (3.80%) SolarWinds
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