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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 176 164 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.87% 2.83% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.46% 16.45% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 149 134 174
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
1069 997 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.42% 17.22% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 894 772 908
Average salary £37,000 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bristol +8 51 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Gloucestershire -8 42 £33,000 -26.66% 3
Dorset -6 33 £33,750 -15.62% 5
Wiltshire -28 19 £34,250 -14.37% 4
Somerset +10 16 £37,750 -5.62% 3
Cornwall - 13 £25,000 - 1
Devon -6 4 £30,000 -24.05% 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 220 (74.58%) VMware
2 195 (66.10%) Windows
3 155 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (45.76%) MS Exchange
5 126 (42.71%) Microsoft
6 115 (38.98%) Active Directory
7 108 (36.61%) Citrix
8 93 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (24.41%) HP
9 72 (24.41%) Linux
10 66 (22.37%) TCP/IP
11 65 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 64 (21.69%) Firewall
12 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 63 (21.36%) vSphere
14 62 (21.02%) DNS
15 61 (20.68%) MCSE
16 60 (20.34%) MS Excel
17 59 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 59 (20.00%) Hyper-V
18 58 (19.66%) XenApp
18 58 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
19 54 (18.31%) NAS
19 54 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 54 (18.31%) EMC
19 54 (18.31%) SQL Server
20 51 (17.29%) XenDesktop
21 49 (16.61%) SCCM
21 49 (16.61%) DHCP
22 48 (16.27%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 135 (45.76%) MS Exchange
2 58 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (10.51%) SharePoint
4 31 (10.51%) Lync
5 28 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (7.46%) IIS
7 20 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.03%) Apache
8 6 (2.03%) SAS
9 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.68%) nginx
10 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.68%) JBoss
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
Applications
1 60 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.12%) Office 365
2 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.37%) TCP/IP
2 64 (21.69%) Firewall
3 62 (21.02%) DNS
4 54 (18.31%) NAS
5 49 (16.61%) DHCP
6 36 (12.20%) VPN
7 35 (11.86%) WAN
8 34 (11.53%) VLAN
9 31 (10.51%) Wireless
10 30 (10.17%) LAN
11 26 (8.81%) NetScaler
12 22 (7.46%) SSL
13 20 (6.78%) iSCSI
14 18 (6.10%) IPsec
15 16 (5.42%) Network Security
16 12 (4.07%) HSRP
17 11 (3.73%) VoIP
17 11 (3.73%) HTTP
18 10 (3.39%) Internet
19 8 (2.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.08%) MySQL
5 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.34%) Voldemort
10 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
1 3 (1.02%) Maven
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.68%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (5.42%) Finance
2 15 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.41%) Marketing
4 8 (2.71%) Banking
5 7 (2.37%) Advertising
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (21.02%) Consultant
1 62 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 27 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.14%) Technical Consultant
6 21 (7.12%) Senior Consultant
7 20 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (6.10%) Architect
9 15 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.73%) Analyst
11 11 (3.73%) IT Support
12 10 (3.39%) Infrastructure Technician
13 9 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.05%) Support Technician
13 9 (3.05%) Administrator
13 9 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.71%) HTML
1 8 (2.71%) J2EE
2 5 (1.69%) XML
3 4 (1.36%) CSS
3 4 (1.36%) JSP
4 3 (1.02%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.02%) Lucene
4 3 (1.02%) Spring
4 3 (1.02%) jQuery
4 3 (1.02%) Spring Integration
5 2 (0.68%) libvirt
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.68%) LAMP
5 2 (0.68%) COM
5 2 (0.68%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.20%) Clustering
2 18 (6.10%) EqualLogic
3 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.05%) Replication
5 7 (2.37%) PDA
6 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.02%) IVR
7 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.02%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) BYOD
7 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.68%) Open Source
8 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 195 (66.10%) Windows
2 93 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (24.41%) Linux
4 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (7.46%) UNIX
8 20 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 16 (5.42%) CentOS
10 11 (3.73%) Solaris
10 11 (3.73%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.05%) HPUX
11 9 (3.05%) SUSE
12 6 (2.03%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.27%) ITIL
2 37 (12.54%) Project Management
3 26 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (4.75%) Performance Management
4 14 (4.75%) High Availability
5 13 (4.41%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.41%) Mentoring
6 12 (4.07%) Service Management
6 12 (4.07%) ITIL V3
6 12 (4.07%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (3.73%) Change Control
7 11 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 11 (3.73%) Business Continuity
7 11 (3.73%) Migration
8 10 (3.39%) B2B
8 10 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (2.37%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.37%) Change Management
10 6 (2.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.88%) SQL
2 14 (4.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.07%) Java
5 10 (3.39%) C
6 8 (2.71%) VBScript
7 7 (2.37%) Perl
8 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.69%) VB
8 5 (1.69%) Python
9 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (20.68%) MCSE
3 54 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (12.54%) Citrix Certification
5 36 (12.20%) CCA
6 32 (10.85%) Security Cleared
7 24 (8.14%) CCEE
7 24 (8.14%) Degree
7 24 (8.14%) CCEA
7 24 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (7.12%) SC Cleared
9 20 (6.78%) MCSA
10 17 (5.76%) CCNP
10 17 (5.76%) MCP
11 16 (5.42%) CCNA
12 14 (4.75%) MCITP
13 9 (3.05%) Sun Certification
14 8 (2.71%) SCSA
14 8 (2.71%) RHCA
14 8 (2.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 155 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 63 (21.36%) vSphere
4 59 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 58 (19.66%) XenApp
6 51 (17.29%) XenDesktop
7 38 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (12.54%) VMware ESX
9 16 (5.42%) vCloud
10 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.03%) NFS
12 4 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (1.36%) XenServer
13 3 (1.02%) KVM
13 3 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.68%) Gluster
14 2 (0.68%) Docker
14 2 (0.68%) RHEV
14 2 (0.68%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 49 (16.61%) SCCM
2 23 (7.80%) Backup Exec
3 22 (7.46%) SCOM
4 21 (7.12%) NetBackup
5 15 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (4.75%) SCVMM
7 10 (3.39%) WSUS
7 10 (3.39%) Hyperic
8 8 (2.71%) Tivoli
9 7 (2.37%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (2.03%) Netcool
11 5 (1.69%) vMotion
12 4 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.02%) Nagios
13 3 (1.02%) Legato
13 3 (1.02%) Windows Intune
13 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (1.02%) SCSM
13 3 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 220 (74.58%) VMware
2 126 (42.71%) Microsoft
3 108 (36.61%) Citrix
4 72 (24.41%) HP
5 54 (18.31%) EMC
6 44 (14.92%) Cisco
7 39 (13.22%) Symantec
8 34 (11.53%) Dell
8 34 (11.53%) Veeam
9 31 (10.51%) Oracle
10 28 (9.49%) AppSense
11 27 (9.15%) NetApp
12 15 (5.08%) Red Hat
13 14 (4.75%) IBM
14 11 (3.73%) Websense
15 9 (3.05%) Sun
16 8 (2.71%) CheckPoint
16 8 (2.71%) Brocade
16 8 (2.71%) Sophos
17 7 (2.37%) McAfee
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Salary: Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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