The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.83% 6.05% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 19.07% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 16
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 194 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.52% 31.70% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 60 135 60
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SAN
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SAN Salary Trend in Watford

SAN
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 19 (52.78%) NAS
4 12 (33.33%) Migration
4 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (30.56%) Citrix
6 10 (27.78%) Hitachi
6 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Brocade
7 9 (25.00%) SCCM
7 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (25.00%) EMC
7 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.22%) Big Data
8 8 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (22.22%) NetApp
8 8 (22.22%) HP
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) VLAN
8 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Solaris
9 7 (19.44%) Sun
9 7 (19.44%) LAN
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) WAN
10 6 (16.67%) DHCP
10 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 6 (16.67%) Retail

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) NAS
2 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) VLAN
3 7 (19.44%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
6 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.33%) LDAP
8 2 (5.56%) Internet
8 2 (5.56%) 3G
8 2 (5.56%) MPLS
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
8 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.56%) VRRP
8 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (5.56%) ADSL
8 2 (5.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Storage Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (2.78%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Solaris
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Validation
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.89%) Validation
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.56%) Facility Management
8 2 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) IBM Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCIE
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCIA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.67%) SRDF
4 6 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (13.89%) NFS
6 4 (11.11%) vSphere
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (8.33%) XenApp
7 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.56%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.78%) Sendmail
9 1 (2.78%) vCloud
9 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.78%) Samba
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.56%) Cacti
4 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) Hitachi
4 10 (27.78%) Brocade
5 9 (25.00%) EMC
6 8 (22.22%) NetApp
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) Sun
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) Fujitsu
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) Veritas
9 5 (13.89%) Lotus
10 4 (11.11%) SAP
11 3 (8.33%) Juniper
11 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (5.56%) Crossbeam
12 2 (5.56%) F5
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 25 days ago