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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.02% 3.04% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.62% 19.70% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 31
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
97 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.48% 15.46% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 60 90
Average salary £36,250 £48,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.47% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 13 £52,500 +31.25%
Bury St Edmunds +3 2 £27,500 -12.69%
Newmarket - 2 £40,250 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) Firewall
4 23 (52.27%) VMware
4 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
6 20 (45.45%) DNS
7 19 (43.18%) UNIX
7 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
7 19 (43.18%) Linux
7 19 (43.18%) VPN
8 18 (40.91%) Web Services
8 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
8 18 (40.91%) LAN
9 17 (38.64%) WAN
9 17 (38.64%) XML
9 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
9 17 (38.64%) JSON
10 15 (34.09%) Finance
10 15 (34.09%) NAS
11 14 (31.82%) Clustering
11 14 (31.82%) Replication
11 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
11 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 14 (31.82%) IIS
11 14 (31.82%) Citrix
11 14 (31.82%) Middleware
11 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
11 14 (31.82%) SIEM
12 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) Firewall
2 20 (45.45%) DNS
3 19 (43.18%) VPN
4 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 18 (40.91%) LAN
5 17 (38.64%) WAN
6 15 (34.09%) NAS
7 8 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (6.82%) DHCP
8 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) MPLS
10 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.27%) SNMP
10 1 (2.27%) IPv4
10 1 (2.27%) IPv6
10 1 (2.27%) ADSL
10 1 (2.27%) ISDN
10 1 (2.27%) VLAN
10 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (29.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Architect
2 14 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
2 14 (31.82%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) XML
2 17 (38.64%) JSON
3 14 (31.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Clustering
1 14 (31.82%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) UNIX
2 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Load Balancing
1 14 (31.82%) Identity Management
1 14 (31.82%) SIEM
2 13 (29.55%) Benchmarking
2 13 (29.55%) Asset Management
2 13 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (29.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
4 7 (15.91%) Information Security
5 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.27%) ITSM
9 1 (2.27%) E-business
9 1 (2.27%) ERP
9 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
3 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Sun Certification
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) HP ASE
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) vCloud
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
1 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Brocade
5 4 (9.09%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Siemens
8 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.27%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds