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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.45% 0.94% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.90% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
54 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.03% 13.62% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 12
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (50.00%) VPN
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Brocade
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) BCP
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Brocade
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft