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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 115 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 148 160 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.53% 2.61% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 15.27% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 117 131 140
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £27,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £57,500 £50,000
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
1165 1048 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.88% 17.10% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 875 696
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 40 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Gloucestershire -1 29 £41,000 -10.86% 2
Somerset +33 27 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Bristol -47 24 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire -14 16 £37,500 -16.66%
Devon -15 6 £28,500 -36.66% 3
Cornwall - 4 £24,500 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 217 (66.36%) Windows
2 216 (66.06%) VMware
3 134 (40.98%) Microsoft
4 115 (35.17%) MS Exchange
4 115 (35.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 113 (34.56%) Active Directory
6 96 (29.36%) Citrix
7 94 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (27.83%) Linux
9 80 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (21.71%) SQL Server
11 68 (20.80%) MS Excel
11 68 (20.80%) SCCM
12 61 (18.65%) vSphere
12 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 58 (17.74%) XenApp
14 55 (16.82%) Firewall
14 55 (16.82%) HP
14 55 (16.82%) EMC
15 53 (16.21%) Hyper-V
16 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (15.29%) NetApp
18 49 (14.98%) DNS
19 48 (14.68%) MCSE
19 48 (14.68%) SQL
20 46 (14.07%) TCP/IP
21 45 (13.76%) ITIL
22 44 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
23 42 (12.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 40 (12.23%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 115 (35.17%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.62%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (6.12%) IIS
6 19 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (3.67%) Lync
8 11 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.53%) SAS
11 4 (1.22%) Apache
12 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.61%) JBoss
12 2 (0.61%) nginx
12 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 68 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.42%) Office 365
2 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.82%) Firewall
2 49 (14.98%) DNS
3 46 (14.07%) TCP/IP
4 40 (12.23%) NAS
4 40 (12.23%) DHCP
5 31 (9.48%) LAN
5 31 (9.48%) Wireless
6 28 (8.56%) VPN
6 28 (8.56%) WAN
7 25 (7.65%) VLAN
8 20 (6.12%) iSCSI
9 18 (5.50%) Network Security
10 14 (4.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (3.98%) SSL
11 13 (3.98%) IPsec
12 12 (3.67%) Internet
12 12 (3.67%) VoIP
12 12 (3.67%) HSRP
13 10 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (6.73%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.50%) MySQL
6 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.92%) TimesTen
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.92%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.61%) MSI
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (7.34%) Finance
2 19 (5.81%) Marketing
3 14 (4.28%) Banking
4 13 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (24.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (18.04%) Consultant
3 44 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.40%) Analyst
5 25 (7.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 23 (7.03%) Technical Consultant
7 22 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 21 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (6.12%) Architect
10 18 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 15 (4.59%) Systems Support
12 13 (3.98%) Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.67%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.67%) Systems Support Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) IT Support
14 11 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (0.92%) COM
2 3 (0.92%) CSS
2 3 (0.92%) HTML
2 3 (0.92%) LAMP
3 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.61%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.61%) Web Services
3 2 (0.61%) jQuery
3 2 (0.61%) Lucene
3 2 (0.61%) Spring
3 2 (0.61%) libvirt
3 2 (0.61%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.31%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.56%) Clustering
3 27 (8.26%) EqualLogic
4 20 (6.12%) Replication
5 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.98%) EMC VNX
7 12 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.06%) SWIFT
9 8 (2.45%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.83%) BYOD
11 5 (1.53%) PDA
11 5 (1.53%) IVR
12 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.92%) FMCG
13 3 (0.92%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.61%) DTV
14 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 217 (66.36%) Windows
2 94 (28.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (27.83%) Linux
4 80 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (9.79%) Windows 7
7 21 (6.42%) UNIX
8 18 (5.50%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.59%) CentOS
10 14 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.53%) Solaris
12 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.61%) Debian
13 2 (0.61%) HPUX
13 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.76%) ITIL
2 38 (11.62%) Project Management
3 28 (8.56%) Service Delivery
4 27 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 18 (5.50%) Change Control
6 18 (5.50%) Mentoring
7 17 (5.20%) Migration
8 16 (4.89%) High Availability
9 14 (4.28%) B2B
9 14 (4.28%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.28%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (3.67%) Service Management
12 11 (3.36%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.06%) Change Management
14 9 (2.75%) Business Continuity
15 8 (2.45%) Problem Management
15 8 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (2.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.68%) SQL
2 19 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.20%) C
4 16 (4.89%) Perl
5 14 (4.28%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.06%) VBScript
8 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.53%) Java
8 5 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.22%) Python
10 3 (0.92%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.92%) sed
10 3 (0.92%) PHP
10 3 (0.92%) AWK
11 2 (0.61%) VB
11 2 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (14.68%) MCSE
3 42 (12.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (10.70%) Security Cleared
5 30 (9.17%) Citrix Certification
6 29 (8.87%) MCSA
7 26 (7.95%) CCA
8 24 (7.34%) Degree
9 19 (5.81%) CCEE
9 19 (5.81%) CCEA
9 19 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (5.81%) MCP
10 16 (4.89%) CCNA
11 11 (3.36%) MCITP
12 10 (3.06%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.45%) CCNP
14 6 (1.83%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.95%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (35.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (34.56%) Active Directory
3 61 (18.65%) vSphere
4 58 (17.74%) XenApp
5 53 (16.21%) Hyper-V
6 26 (7.95%) XenDesktop
7 20 (6.12%) VMware ESX
8 19 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (3.98%) vCloud
9 13 (3.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 13 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.22%) KVM
13 3 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.92%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.61%) Samba
14 2 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 68 (20.80%) SCCM
2 31 (9.48%) NetBackup
3 28 (8.56%) SCOM
4 25 (7.65%) Backup Exec
5 13 (3.98%) Data Guard
5 13 (3.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (3.36%) WSUS
8 10 (3.06%) SCVMM
9 8 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (2.14%) Legato
11 6 (1.83%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (1.83%) Zenoss
11 6 (1.83%) Hyperic
12 5 (1.53%) vMotion
12 5 (1.53%) SCDPM
13 4 (1.22%) Nagios
13 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 216 (66.06%) VMware
2 134 (40.98%) Microsoft
3 96 (29.36%) Citrix
4 55 (16.82%) HP
4 55 (16.82%) EMC
5 50 (15.29%) NetApp
6 40 (12.23%) Cisco
7 37 (11.31%) Oracle
8 33 (10.09%) Symantec
9 30 (9.17%) Dell
9 30 (9.17%) Veeam
10 19 (5.81%) AppSense
11 15 (4.59%) Hitachi
11 15 (4.59%) Red Hat
12 14 (4.28%) IBM
13 12 (3.67%) Sophos
14 11 (3.36%) Dell Compellent
15 9 (2.75%) Websense
16 8 (2.45%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.14%) 3PAR
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