The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 28 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.49% 1.57% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.71% 8.16% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £42,750 £53,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.46% +65.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.76% 19.22% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 18
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,175 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SAN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

SAN Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SAN
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Line Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) Brocade
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Senior IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Support Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) IT Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Support Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Line Management
2 4 (22.22%) Transition Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
5 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft