The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.91% 8.51% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.50% 59.49% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 31
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 79 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.09% 14.31% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 106 43 133
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Salary Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SAN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Ipswich -13 19 £36,750 -8.12%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
5 14 (46.67%) UNIX
6 11 (36.67%) MCSE
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (36.67%) VMware
6 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
7 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (26.67%) Release Management
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet
9 8 (26.67%) CCNP
9 8 (26.67%) CCNA
9 8 (26.67%) HP
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (26.67%) Service Management
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) Replication

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) LAN
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) WLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Support
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
2 8 (26.67%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) MCSE
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
2 8 (26.67%) CCNA
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.00%) HP ASE
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) VCP5
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (36.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Brocade
5 4 (13.33%) Veeam
5 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds