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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 139 104 68
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 100 123 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 2.42% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.58% 14.47% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 87 105 164
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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
945 850 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.19% 16.69% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 809 661 916
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -6 29 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Gloucestershire -24 25 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Wiltshire -1 17 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Somerset +8 11 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Dorset -31 9 £24,500 -30.98% 4
Devon -5 6 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cornwall - 3 £40,000 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 194 (76.38%) VMware
2 174 (68.50%) Windows
3 147 (57.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 127 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 121 (47.64%) MS Exchange
6 97 (38.19%) Active Directory
7 91 (35.83%) Citrix
8 76 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 71 (27.95%) Firewall
10 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 67 (26.38%) Linux
12 62 (24.41%) MCSE
13 61 (24.02%) HP
13 61 (24.02%) vSphere
14 59 (23.23%) MS Excel
15 58 (22.83%) TCP/IP
16 56 (22.05%) Hyper-V
16 56 (22.05%) NAS
17 55 (21.65%) XenDesktop
17 55 (21.65%) DNS
18 54 (21.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 53 (20.87%) ITIL
19 53 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 52 (20.47%) SQL
21 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 50 (19.69%) EMC
23 47 (18.50%) XenApp
24 46 (18.11%) Cisco
25 45 (17.72%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 121 (47.64%) MS Exchange
2 53 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (15.75%) Lync
4 22 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (7.48%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (5.12%) IIS
8 8 (3.15%) Apache
9 6 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.97%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.97%) SAS
11 3 (1.18%) JBoss
12 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.79%) nginx
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.27%) Office 365
2 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
3 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.95%) Firewall
2 58 (22.83%) TCP/IP
3 56 (22.05%) NAS
4 55 (21.65%) DNS
5 45 (17.72%) WAN
5 45 (17.72%) DHCP
6 42 (16.54%) VPN
7 38 (14.96%) LAN
8 35 (13.78%) NetScaler
9 28 (11.02%) Wireless
10 25 (9.84%) VLAN
11 20 (7.87%) iSCSI
11 20 (7.87%) SSL
12 16 (6.30%) Network Security
13 15 (5.91%) IPsec
14 13 (5.12%) HTTP
14 13 (5.12%) VoIP
15 12 (4.72%) MPLS
16 10 (3.94%) Internet
17 9 (3.54%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.12%) MySQL
2 13 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (1.57%) Maven
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.94%) Advertising
4 7 (2.76%) Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.83%) Consultant
2 44 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (12.99%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 28 (11.02%) Support Engineer
5 26 (10.24%) Senior Consultant
6 21 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (7.87%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 18 (7.09%) Architect
9 17 (6.69%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (5.51%) Administrator
10 14 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.33%) Infrastructure Technician
11 11 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.94%) Support Technician
12 10 (3.94%) Server Engineer
13 9 (3.54%) Network Engineer
13 9 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.54%) DBA
14 8 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.15%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) HTML
2 9 (3.54%) J2EE
3 7 (2.76%) XML
4 6 (2.36%) CSS
5 5 (1.97%) jQuery
6 4 (1.57%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.57%) Lucene
6 4 (1.57%) Spring
6 4 (1.57%) JSP
6 4 (1.57%) Spring Integration
7 3 (1.18%) Web Services
7 3 (1.18%) .NET
8 2 (0.79%) COM
8 2 (0.79%) LAMP
8 2 (0.79%) libvirt
9 1 (0.39%) HTML5
9 1 (0.39%) CSS3
9 1 (0.39%) JSON
9 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.24%) Clustering
2 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.33%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.36%) PKI
4 6 (2.36%) PDA
4 6 (2.36%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.97%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Streaming Video
6 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 174 (68.50%) Windows
2 76 (29.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (26.38%) Linux
4 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.06%) UNIX
7 20 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.87%) Solaris
8 13 (5.12%) CentOS
9 12 (4.72%) HPUX
9 12 (4.72%) SUSE
10 6 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.97%) AIX
12 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.87%) ITIL
2 43 (16.93%) Project Management
3 20 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.30%) PRINCE2
4 16 (6.30%) Performance Management
5 13 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (3.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (3.94%) ITIL V3
6 10 (3.94%) High Availability
6 10 (3.94%) Service Management
7 9 (3.54%) Service Delivery
7 9 (3.54%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (2.76%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.76%) Business Continuity
9 7 (2.76%) TOGAF
9 7 (2.76%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.36%) Migration
11 5 (1.97%) Change Management
11 5 (1.97%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.47%) SQL
2 15 (5.91%) Shell Script
2 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.12%) Java
4 6 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.36%) VBScript
5 5 (1.97%) Perl
5 5 (1.97%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.57%) VB
6 4 (1.57%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.79%) C
7 2 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (24.41%) MCSE
3 54 (21.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 39 (15.35%) CCA
4 39 (15.35%) Citrix Certification
5 32 (12.60%) Security Cleared
6 28 (11.02%) CCEE
6 28 (11.02%) CCEA
7 26 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (10.24%) SC Cleared
8 21 (8.27%) VCP4
8 21 (8.27%) MCP
8 21 (8.27%) CCNP
9 19 (7.48%) MCSA
10 18 (7.09%) MCITP
11 16 (6.30%) Degree
12 14 (5.51%) CCNA
13 12 (4.72%) VCP5
14 11 (4.33%) Sun Certification
15 10 (3.94%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (57.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (38.19%) Active Directory
3 61 (24.02%) vSphere
4 56 (22.05%) Hyper-V
5 55 (21.65%) XenDesktop
6 47 (18.50%) XenApp
7 41 (16.14%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (13.78%) VMware ESX
9 16 (6.30%) vCloud
10 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.76%) XenServer
11 7 (2.76%) NFS
12 3 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.79%) Samba
13 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.79%) Squid
13 2 (0.79%) Xen
13 2 (0.79%) Gluster
13 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 45 (17.72%) SCCM
2 35 (13.78%) SCOM
3 20 (7.87%) Backup Exec
4 19 (7.48%) SCVMM
5 17 (6.69%) NetBackup
6 13 (5.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (3.94%) Tivoli
8 9 (3.54%) WSUS
9 8 (3.15%) Hyperic
9 8 (3.15%) SCOrch
9 8 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (2.76%) Netcool
11 5 (1.97%) Nagios
11 5 (1.97%) OpenView
11 5 (1.97%) Unicenter
11 5 (1.97%) SCSM
12 3 (1.18%) Windows Intune
12 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 194 (76.38%) VMware
2 127 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 91 (35.83%) Citrix
4 61 (24.02%) HP
5 50 (19.69%) EMC
6 46 (18.11%) Cisco
7 38 (14.96%) Symantec
8 33 (12.99%) AppSense
9 30 (11.81%) Oracle
9 30 (11.81%) Dell
10 26 (10.24%) Veeam
11 24 (9.45%) Red Hat
12 18 (7.09%) CheckPoint
12 18 (7.09%) IBM
13 14 (5.51%) NetApp
14 12 (4.72%) SAP
15 11 (4.33%) Sun
15 11 (4.33%) McAfee
16 9 (3.54%) Websense
17 8 (3.15%) Juniper
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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