The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.53% 1.86% 6.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 20.75% 31.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 39
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,198 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 53 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.67% 8.98% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
East of England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Ipswich +23 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Felixstowe - 1 £36,996 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 56 (72.73%) Web Services
3 54 (70.13%) Linux
4 52 (67.53%) UNIX
4 52 (67.53%) Shell Script
5 44 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 44 (57.14%) Firewall
5 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 44 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (55.84%) DNS
7 41 (53.25%) TCP/IP
8 39 (50.65%) VPN
9 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
9 35 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
10 33 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (42.86%) KVM
11 26 (33.77%) MS Exchange
12 23 (29.87%) DHCP
12 23 (29.87%) SQL
12 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
12 23 (29.87%) Puppet
13 21 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (24.68%) Replication
14 19 (24.68%) Release Management
14 19 (24.68%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (23.38%) Cisco
15 18 (23.38%) VMware
16 17 (22.08%) CCNP
16 17 (22.08%) CCNA
16 17 (22.08%) Cisco Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (33.77%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) IaaS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) Firewall
2 43 (55.84%) DNS
3 41 (53.25%) TCP/IP
4 39 (50.65%) VPN
5 35 (45.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 23 (29.87%) DHCP
7 8 (10.39%) NAS
8 5 (6.49%) LAN
8 5 (6.49%) WAN
9 3 (3.90%) Internet
10 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.60%) SMTP
10 2 (2.60%) VoIP
10 2 (2.60%) HTTP
10 2 (2.60%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.30%) RIP
11 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) DB2
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Systems Administrator
1 20 (25.97%) Administrator
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Web Developer
3 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Network Administrator
10 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (72.73%) Web Services
2 16 (20.78%) XML
2 16 (20.78%) JSON
3 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) WSH
5 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Clustering
2 4 (5.19%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 54 (70.13%) Linux
3 52 (67.53%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.60%) Debian
7 1 (1.30%) AIX
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Release Management
1 19 (24.68%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (16.88%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (16.88%) DevOps
3 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
6 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.49%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.19%) Benchmarking
7 4 (5.19%) SOA
7 4 (5.19%) ERP
7 4 (5.19%) SIEM
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Shell Script
2 44 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 12 (15.58%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) CCNP
1 17 (22.08%) CCNA
1 17 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (22.08%) MCSE
2 10 (12.99%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 33 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 33 (42.86%) KVM
4 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) XenServer
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) Puppet
2 21 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco
2 18 (23.38%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) NetApp
4 3 (3.90%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) HP