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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 148 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 107 149 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 2.45% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.54% 14.84% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 82 129 124
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £62,600 £53,750
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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 36 £35,000 - 5
Gloucestershire -12 19 £41,500 -9.78% 7
Wiltshire -17 16 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bristol -34 15 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Somerset +8 14 £33,000 -7.69% 2
Devon -18 3 £30,000 -33.33% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 212 (68.39%) Windows
2 206 (66.45%) VMware
3 135 (43.55%) Microsoft
4 115 (37.10%) MS Exchange
5 98 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 95 (30.65%) Citrix
7 94 (30.32%) Active Directory
8 93 (30.00%) Linux
9 87 (28.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (24.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (23.55%) MS Excel
12 67 (21.61%) SQL Server
13 62 (20.00%) vSphere
14 61 (19.68%) EMC
15 57 (18.39%) XenApp
16 56 (18.06%) SCCM
17 55 (17.74%) NetApp
18 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (16.45%) MCSE
20 50 (16.13%) HP
21 49 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
22 48 (15.48%) ITIL
22 48 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 46 (14.84%) Project Management
24 44 (14.19%) TCP/IP
25 43 (13.87%) Cisco
25 43 (13.87%) Firewall
26 42 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
27 40 (12.90%) NAS
28 39 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.10%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (10.65%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (5.81%) IIS
6 15 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.90%) Lync
8 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 73 (23.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.13%) Office 365
2 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.19%) TCP/IP
2 43 (13.87%) Firewall
3 40 (12.90%) NAS
4 38 (12.26%) DNS
5 28 (9.03%) DHCP
5 28 (9.03%) LAN
5 28 (9.03%) Wireless
6 25 (8.06%) VPN
7 22 (7.10%) WAN
8 19 (6.13%) SSL
8 19 (6.13%) IPsec
9 18 (5.81%) Network Security
9 18 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (4.52%) iSCSI
11 13 (4.19%) VLAN
11 13 (4.19%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (4.19%) VoIP
12 12 (3.87%) Internet
13 7 (2.26%) HSRP
14 6 (1.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.84%) MySQL
5 13 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.97%) MarkLogic
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.97%) TimesTen
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.65%) HBase
10 2 (0.65%) Voldemort
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.65%) MSI
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (7.10%) Finance
2 18 (5.81%) Marketing
3 15 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.52%) Banking
5 10 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (19.35%) Consultant
3 39 (12.58%) Support Engineer
4 35 (11.29%) Analyst
5 30 (9.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 22 (7.10%) Architect
6 22 (7.10%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.13%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.16%) Technical Support
10 15 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.84%) Systems Support
10 15 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (4.19%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Systems Support Analyst
12 12 (3.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 10 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
13 10 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 5 (1.61%) COM
3 2 (0.65%) Web Services
3 2 (0.65%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.77%) Replication
3 20 (6.45%) Clustering
4 19 (6.13%) EqualLogic
5 16 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.52%) EMC VNX
7 10 (3.23%) SWIFT
7 10 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.94%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.94%) BYOD
9 5 (1.61%) IVR
10 4 (1.29%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.29%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.97%) FMCG
12 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 212 (68.39%) Windows
2 93 (30.00%) Linux
3 87 (28.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (24.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (12.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.45%) UNIX
9 19 (6.13%) CentOS
10 18 (5.81%) Windows XP
11 12 (3.87%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.29%) Solaris
13 3 (0.97%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) HPUX
14 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.32%) Android
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.48%) ITIL
2 46 (14.84%) Project Management
3 31 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 22 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (6.77%) Change Control
6 20 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 15 (4.84%) Migration
8 14 (4.52%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (4.19%) Service Management
9 13 (4.19%) B2B
10 12 (3.87%) High Availability
10 12 (3.87%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.55%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.55%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.23%) Release Management
12 10 (3.23%) Change Management
13 9 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.90%) CRM
13 9 (2.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.58%) SQL
2 22 (7.10%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.48%) C
4 14 (4.52%) Perl
5 13 (4.19%) VBScript
5 13 (4.19%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.97%) AWK
7 3 (0.97%) Bourne shell
7 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.97%) sed
8 2 (0.65%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) PHP
8 2 (0.65%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (16.45%) MCSE
3 48 (15.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (12.58%) MCSA
5 36 (11.61%) Security Cleared
6 35 (11.29%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (8.71%) CCA
8 25 (8.06%) CCEA
8 25 (8.06%) MCP
8 25 (8.06%) CCEE
9 20 (6.45%) Degree
10 16 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (4.19%) MCITP
12 12 (3.87%) CCNA
13 9 (2.90%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.26%) CCNP
15 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
17 3 (0.97%) CCIE
18 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.10%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 94 (30.32%) Active Directory
3 62 (20.00%) vSphere
4 57 (18.39%) XenApp
5 38 (12.26%) Hyper-V
6 17 (5.48%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.52%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 14 (4.52%) vCloud
8 13 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.65%) KVM
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (18.06%) SCCM
2 32 (10.32%) NetBackup
3 23 (7.42%) SCOM
4 22 (7.10%) Backup Exec
5 15 (4.84%) WSUS
6 14 (4.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (4.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (4.19%) Data Guard
7 13 (4.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (3.23%) Zenoss
8 10 (3.23%) WhatsUp Gold
9 8 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (2.26%) Legato
10 7 (2.26%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.94%) Hyperic
12 5 (1.61%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.65%) vMotion
14 2 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 206 (66.45%) VMware
2 135 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 95 (30.65%) Citrix
4 61 (19.68%) EMC
5 55 (17.74%) NetApp
6 50 (16.13%) HP
7 43 (13.87%) Cisco
8 34 (10.97%) Oracle
9 31 (10.00%) Symantec
10 29 (9.35%) Dell
11 25 (8.06%) AppSense
12 21 (6.77%) Veeam
13 18 (5.81%) Red Hat
14 15 (4.84%) Hitachi
15 14 (4.52%) Sophos
16 13 (4.19%) IBM
17 10 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
18 8 (2.58%) SolarWinds
19 7 (2.26%) 3PAR
19 7 (2.26%) IronPort
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, certs etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Market Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago