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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 6 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.08% 4.53% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 20.00% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 11
Average salary £35,486 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.14% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,198 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,993 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
76 95 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.72% 22.67% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 73 75 48
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 August 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 August 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 -27 6 £35,486 -21.14%
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
4 12 (48.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) MCSE
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (32.00%) CCNP
6 8 (32.00%) CCNA
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (32.00%) Release Management
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (32.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (28.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (28.00%) Puppet
7 7 (28.00%) Service Management
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) HP
8 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (16.00%) DHCP
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 4 (16.00%) Data Centre

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (76.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (28.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Support
1 8 (32.00%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) HP Storage
3 2 (8.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 12 (48.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Release Management
1 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (32.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) MCSE
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNP
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) VCP5
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (8.00%) KVM
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
4 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (12.00%) Veeam
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) EMC