The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.99% 1.72% 17.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 7.14% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 22
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +39.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.19% 24.14% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 55
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SAN
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Wakefield region.

SAN Salary Trend in Wakefield

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 8 (50.00%) SLA
4 8 (50.00%) Dell
4 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) XenApp
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (12.50%) F5
9 2 (12.50%) Change Control
9 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support
6 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Hitachi