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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.61% 5.13% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.45% 32.00% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 29
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £32,000
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
110 75 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.87% 16.03% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 105 50 106
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 £22,000 £32,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 17 £36,750 -16.00%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
4 12 (52.17%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
5 9 (39.13%) MCSE
5 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
6 8 (34.78%) CCNA
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Release Management
7 7 (30.43%) Service Management
7 7 (30.43%) Puppet
7 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
10 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) DNS
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) LAN
10 4 (17.39%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) VPN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Systems Support
1 8 (34.78%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) HP Storage
2 2 (8.70%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (34.78%) Release Management
2 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) VCP5
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Dell