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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 11 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.04% 5.31% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.58% 38.46% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 16
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £33,750 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
104 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.29% 13.80% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 72 49 69
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £31,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £75,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Newmarket - 5 £38,500 -
Ipswich -18 3 £46,250 +15.62% 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (60.98%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) VMware
4 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (51.22%) SQL
6 18 (43.90%) LAN
7 17 (41.46%) DNS
7 17 (41.46%) WAN
7 17 (41.46%) Linux
8 16 (39.02%) UNIX
8 16 (39.02%) VPN
8 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
9 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
9 15 (36.59%) Web Services
9 15 (36.59%) XML
9 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
9 15 (36.59%) JSON
10 14 (34.15%) Replication
11 12 (29.27%) NAS
12 11 (26.83%) Puppet
12 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
12 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
12 11 (26.83%) Finance
12 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (24.39%) SIEM
13 10 (24.39%) IIS
13 10 (24.39%) Middleware
13 10 (24.39%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (24.39%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.32%) Lync
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 17 (41.46%) WAN
3 17 (41.46%) DNS
4 16 (39.02%) VPN
5 15 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 12 (29.27%) NAS
7 7 (17.07%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (7.32%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
9 2 (4.88%) DHCP
10 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.44%) SNMP
10 1 (2.44%) WLAN
10 1 (2.44%) ADSL
10 1 (2.44%) ISDN
10 1 (2.44%) VLAN
10 1 (2.44%) IPv4
10 1 (2.44%) IPv6
10 1 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) MS Access
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Security Architect
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Web Services
1 15 (36.59%) XML
1 15 (36.59%) JSON
2 10 (24.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Replication
2 10 (24.39%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
1 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
1 10 (24.39%) SIEM
2 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (21.95%) Asset Management
2 9 (21.95%) Benchmarking
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.07%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.44%) E-business
10 1 (2.44%) ITSM
10 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) PowerShell
3 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Sun Certification
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) HP ASE
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) VCP5
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
1 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) VMware
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 5 (12.20%) Brocade
6 4 (9.76%) Veeam
6 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Siemens
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR