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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 111 91 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 143 129 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.32% 2.55% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 15.49% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 129 112 179
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1014 833 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.42% 16.45% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 874 653 1013
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +6 41 £42,500 +21.42%
Wiltshire -8 37 £37,250 -1.97% 3
Bristol -7 27 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Somerset -9 14 £25,500 -45.74% 2
Gloucestershire -17 12 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Devon -17 11 £45,000 +55.17%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (71.66%) Windows
2 223 (71.02%) VMware
3 143 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (41.72%) Active Directory
5 112 (35.67%) Microsoft
6 102 (32.48%) MS Exchange
7 99 (31.53%) SQL
8 97 (30.89%) Linux
9 94 (29.94%) SQL Server
10 87 (27.71%) Firewall
11 82 (26.11%) Citrix
12 81 (25.80%) HP
13 79 (25.16%) MS Excel
13 79 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 76 (24.20%) ITIL
15 75 (23.89%) Cisco
16 67 (21.34%) DNS
17 59 (18.79%) DHCP
18 57 (18.15%) EMC
18 57 (18.15%) NAS
19 52 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
20 51 (16.24%) IIS
21 49 (15.61%) WAN
21 49 (15.61%) VPN
21 49 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 47 (14.97%) VMware ESX
23 46 (14.65%) NetApp
23 46 (14.65%) Windows 7
24 45 (14.33%) vSphere
25 44 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 102 (32.48%) MS Exchange
2 52 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (16.24%) IIS
4 33 (10.51%) SharePoint
5 32 (10.19%) Apache
6 15 (4.78%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.50%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.23%) Lync
10 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 79 (25.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.64%) MS Office
3 5 (1.59%) MS Project
3 5 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) AWD
2 3 (0.96%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.64%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.10%) Office 365
2 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (27.71%) Firewall
2 67 (21.34%) DNS
3 59 (18.79%) DHCP
4 57 (18.15%) NAS
5 49 (15.61%) WAN
5 49 (15.61%) VPN
6 43 (13.69%) LAN
7 41 (13.06%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.69%) Internet
9 20 (6.37%) Fibre Channel
10 19 (6.05%) IPsec
11 18 (5.73%) HTTP
12 17 (5.41%) Network Security
12 17 (5.41%) iSCSI
13 16 (5.10%) VoIP
13 16 (5.10%) SMTP
13 16 (5.10%) VLAN
14 15 (4.78%) LDAP
15 14 (4.46%) SSL
16 8 (2.55%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.46%) MySQL
3 22 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (4.46%) DTS
6 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.18%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.55%) Big Data
7 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (5.41%) Back Office
1 17 (5.41%) Finance
2 14 (4.46%) Banking
3 5 (1.59%) Legal
4 4 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (0.64%) Advertising
5 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (16.88%) Administrator
1 53 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.46%) Support Engineer
3 34 (10.83%) Consultant
4 33 (10.51%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (7.96%) DBA
6 23 (7.32%) Support Technician
7 21 (6.69%) Infrastructure Technician
8 20 (6.37%) SQL DBA
9 18 (5.73%) IT Support
10 16 (5.10%) Architect
11 15 (4.78%) Analyst
11 15 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.78%) Windows Administrator
11 15 (4.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (4.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.14%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.82%) Senior IT Support
15 11 (3.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.05%) HTML
2 18 (5.73%) XML
3 16 (5.10%) J2EE
4 8 (2.55%) Web Services
5 5 (1.59%) LAMP
6 4 (1.27%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.10%) Replication
2 20 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.78%) Clustering
4 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.50%) PKI
6 9 (2.87%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.91%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.27%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) PMI
9 4 (1.27%) Kindle
9 4 (1.27%) Open Source
10 3 (0.96%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.96%) e-Health
11 2 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.64%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 225 (71.66%) Windows
2 97 (30.89%) Linux
3 79 (25.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (14.65%) Windows 7
5 44 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (10.83%) UNIX
7 32 (10.19%) Solaris
8 30 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (5.73%) HPUX
10 17 (5.41%) CentOS
11 13 (4.14%) AIX
12 9 (2.87%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.23%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.23%) SUSE
14 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.64%) Debian
15 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.20%) ITIL
2 27 (8.60%) Service Management
3 20 (6.37%) Service Delivery
4 19 (6.05%) Change Management
5 18 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (4.78%) Software Architecture
7 15 (4.78%) Web Development
8 14 (4.46%) Project Management
9 13 (4.14%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.18%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.18%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.18%) Performance Management
11 10 (3.18%) Build Automation
12 9 (2.87%) TOGAF
13 8 (2.55%) DNA
13 8 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.53%) SQL
2 17 (5.41%) Perl
3 13 (4.14%) Java
4 12 (3.82%) C#
4 12 (3.82%) C++
5 11 (3.50%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.18%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.23%) VB
9 6 (1.91%) VBScript
10 5 (1.59%) C
10 5 (1.59%) Python
10 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.10%) Security Cleared
3 34 (10.83%) Degree
3 34 (10.83%) MCSE
4 30 (9.55%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.69%) MCSA
6 18 (5.73%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (4.78%) MCITP
8 13 (4.14%) MCP
8 13 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.82%) CCNP
10 5 (1.59%) APMP
11 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.96%) PMP
12 3 (0.96%) ISEB
13 2 (0.64%) CCNA
13 2 (0.64%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.64%) SCSA
13 2 (0.64%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.14%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) QA
3 6 (1.91%) COBIT
4 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 143 (45.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (41.72%) Active Directory
3 47 (14.97%) VMware ESX
4 45 (14.33%) vSphere
5 33 (10.51%) Hyper-V
6 14 (4.46%) XenApp
6 14 (4.46%) vCloud
7 12 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (3.18%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (2.87%) Xen
9 9 (2.87%) NFS
10 8 (2.55%) XenServer
10 8 (2.55%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.91%) Samba
11 6 (1.91%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.27%) GPFS
13 3 (0.96%) VMFS
13 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (10.51%) NetBackup
1 33 (10.51%) Backup Exec
2 24 (7.64%) SCCM
3 18 (5.73%) SCOM
4 14 (4.46%) Nagios
5 12 (3.82%) SCVMM
5 12 (3.82%) SCOrch
5 12 (3.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (3.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (3.50%) Legato
7 10 (3.18%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.55%) logstash
9 7 (2.23%) ARCserve
10 5 (1.59%) WSUS
11 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.27%) Bcfg2
11 4 (1.27%) Puppet
12 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.96%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 223 (71.02%) VMware
2 112 (35.67%) Microsoft
3 82 (26.11%) Citrix
4 81 (25.80%) HP
5 75 (23.89%) Cisco
6 57 (18.15%) EMC
7 46 (14.65%) NetApp
8 42 (13.38%) Oracle
9 40 (12.74%) Dell
10 26 (8.28%) Red Hat
11 22 (7.01%) IBM
12 21 (6.69%) Brocade
13 20 (6.37%) DataCore
14 19 (6.05%) JBoss
14 19 (6.05%) Veritas
14 19 (6.05%) Symantec
15 17 (5.41%) CommVault
16 16 (5.10%) CheckPoint
16 16 (5.10%) 3PAR
17 15 (4.78%) Veeam
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