The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 89 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 163 181 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.70% 3.44% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 21.27% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 154 115
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £46,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1001 851 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.58% 16.19% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 818 727 823
Average salary £36,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Bristol -1 54 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Dorset -10 38 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Wiltshire -7 25 £52,500 +32.91% 4
Gloucestershire -22 19 £46,000 +15.00% 3
Devon -7 14 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Somerset -29 11 £36,500 +12.30% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 221 (68.85%) VMware
2 217 (67.60%) Windows
3 132 (41.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (38.63%) Active Directory
5 119 (37.07%) Linux
6 103 (32.09%) Microsoft
7 93 (28.97%) HP
8 89 (27.73%) SQL
8 89 (27.73%) SQL Server
9 88 (27.41%) Cisco
9 88 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (26.79%) MS Exchange
11 83 (25.86%) ITIL
11 83 (25.86%) Citrix
12 79 (24.61%) MS Excel
13 66 (20.56%) Firewall
14 64 (19.94%) UNIX
15 63 (19.63%) VMware ESX
16 59 (18.38%) NetBackup
17 58 (18.07%) DHCP
17 58 (18.07%) DNS
17 58 (18.07%) NetApp
17 58 (18.07%) vSphere
18 56 (17.45%) Security Cleared
19 55 (17.13%) NAS
20 54 (16.82%) IIS
21 53 (16.51%) Solaris
22 52 (16.20%) EMC
23 50 (15.58%) MySQL
24 49 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 86 (26.79%) MS Exchange
2 54 (16.82%) IIS
3 39 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (10.90%) Apache
5 27 (8.41%) SharePoint
6 23 (7.17%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.25%) Lync
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
Applications
1 79 (24.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.30%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Visualfiles
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) AWD
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.36%) Office 365
2 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) SaaS
3 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.56%) Firewall
2 58 (18.07%) DHCP
2 58 (18.07%) DNS
3 55 (17.13%) NAS
4 42 (13.08%) TCP/IP
5 41 (12.77%) WAN
6 39 (12.15%) LAN
7 37 (11.53%) VPN
8 26 (8.10%) Fibre Channel
9 21 (6.54%) HTTP
10 18 (5.61%) SMTP
11 15 (4.67%) IPsec
11 15 (4.67%) Internet
11 15 (4.67%) iSCSI
12 14 (4.36%) Network Security
13 13 (4.05%) VLAN
13 13 (4.05%) LDAP
14 12 (3.74%) VoIP
15 10 (3.12%) Multicast
16 8 (2.49%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 50 (15.58%) MySQL
3 17 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.05%) Big Data
6 11 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.43%) DTS
7 10 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.87%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.56%) HBase
10 5 (1.56%) Voldemort
10 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Subversion
1 6 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.62%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.62%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (5.61%) Back Office
2 17 (5.30%) Finance
3 7 (2.18%) Banking
4 6 (1.87%) Legal
5 5 (1.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Military
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (15.89%) Administrator
2 44 (13.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (13.71%) Consultant
3 37 (11.53%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
5 22 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 20 (6.23%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (5.92%) Analyst
8 17 (5.30%) DBA
9 16 (4.98%) Support Technician
10 15 (4.67%) SQL DBA
10 15 (4.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 15 (4.67%) Windows Administrator
11 14 (4.36%) Storage Engineer
11 14 (4.36%) Infrastructure Technician
11 14 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.05%) Architect
13 11 (3.43%) Senior Consultant
13 11 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.48%) J2EE
2 19 (5.92%) HTML
3 17 (5.30%) XML
4 6 (1.87%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.56%) LAMP
6 3 (0.93%) Web Services
6 3 (0.93%) Flash
6 3 (0.93%) Middleware
7 2 (0.62%) .NET
7 2 (0.62%) JSP
7 2 (0.62%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.31%) MDX
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) COM
8 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.10%) Replication
2 25 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.36%) Clustering
4 11 (3.43%) PKI
5 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.49%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.87%) Open Source
7 6 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.87%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.25%) Derivative
9 4 (1.25%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.25%) Kindle
10 3 (0.93%) e-Health
10 3 (0.93%) PMI
11 2 (0.62%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.31%) Tandem
12 1 (0.31%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 217 (67.60%) Windows
2 119 (37.07%) Linux
3 88 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (19.94%) UNIX
5 53 (16.51%) Solaris
6 49 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (14.02%) Windows 7
8 35 (10.90%) HPUX
9 25 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (5.92%) AIX
11 14 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (3.43%) CentOS
13 9 (2.80%) SUSE
14 8 (2.49%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.87%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.87%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.25%) Debian
16 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.86%) ITIL
2 32 (9.97%) Service Management
3 23 (7.17%) Web Development
3 23 (7.17%) Software Architecture
4 20 (6.23%) Service Delivery
5 17 (5.30%) Configuration Management
6 16 (4.98%) Change Management
7 15 (4.67%) High Availability
7 15 (4.67%) Build Automation
8 14 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.36%) Software Engineering
9 13 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.43%) TOGAF
10 11 (3.43%) Capacity Management
10 11 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.12%) Project Management
12 9 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (2.80%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.73%) SQL
2 41 (12.77%) Perl
3 30 (9.35%) C++
4 26 (8.10%) Java
5 23 (7.17%) C
6 21 (6.54%) C#
6 21 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 18 (5.61%) Python
8 10 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.49%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.18%) PHP
11 6 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.62%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) AWK
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 56 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (13.40%) SC Cleared
4 40 (12.46%) Degree
5 35 (10.90%) DV Cleared
6 29 (9.03%) MCSE
7 25 (7.79%) MCSA
8 15 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.05%) MCITP
9 13 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.12%) CCNP
10 10 (3.12%) CCNA
11 6 (1.87%) SCSA
11 6 (1.87%) RHCA
11 6 (1.87%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.93%) PMP
12 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.93%) MCP
12 3 (0.93%) APMP
13 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.67%) SLA
2 8 (2.49%) QA
3 6 (1.87%) COBIT
4 4 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (41.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (38.63%) Active Directory
3 63 (19.63%) VMware ESX
4 58 (18.07%) vSphere
5 31 (9.66%) Hyper-V
6 16 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (4.67%) XenApp
8 13 (4.05%) NFS
9 12 (3.74%) Xen
10 10 (3.12%) vCloud
10 10 (3.12%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.49%) Samba
12 6 (1.87%) XenServer
13 5 (1.56%) Terminal Services
14 4 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (1.25%) GPFS
15 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.93%) VMFS
15 3 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 59 (18.38%) NetBackup
2 35 (10.90%) Backup Exec
3 18 (5.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (5.30%) Legato
5 16 (4.98%) SCOM
6 15 (4.67%) Nagios
7 14 (4.36%) SCCM
8 11 (3.43%) SCVMM
8 11 (3.43%) SCOrch
8 11 (3.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (2.80%) Puppet
10 8 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (2.49%) logstash
10 8 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (2.49%) WSUS
11 7 (2.18%) ARCserve
12 4 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (1.25%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.25%) Bcfg2
13 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 221 (68.85%) VMware
2 103 (32.09%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.97%) HP
4 88 (27.41%) Cisco
5 83 (25.86%) Citrix
6 58 (18.07%) NetApp
7 52 (16.20%) EMC
8 44 (13.71%) Oracle
9 36 (11.21%) Dell
10 35 (10.90%) Brocade
11 34 (10.59%) Veritas
11 34 (10.59%) Red Hat
11 34 (10.59%) Symantec
12 24 (7.48%) JBoss
13 20 (6.23%) CommVault
14 19 (5.92%) 3PAR
15 18 (5.61%) IBM
16 16 (4.98%) Sun
17 14 (4.36%) DataCore
17 14 (4.36%) Veeam
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Overtime, bonuses, MCTIP/MCSE and ot
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £4500 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harding Retail
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus benefits (depending upon experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago