The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 45 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.68% 3.75% 9.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.23% 15.38% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 8 32
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £44,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 78 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.18% 24.38% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 136 48 59
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 45 (70.31%) VMware
2 39 (60.94%) Windows
3 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
5 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (39.06%) HP
7 24 (37.50%) NetApp
7 24 (37.50%) MCITP
8 23 (35.94%) NAS
8 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
9 22 (34.38%) EMC
9 22 (34.38%) Citrix
10 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
11 19 (29.69%) MCSE
11 19 (29.69%) IBM
11 19 (29.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (29.69%) XenApp
11 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
12 18 (28.13%) iSCSI
12 18 (28.13%) Migration
12 18 (28.13%) Firewall
13 17 (26.56%) Dell
14 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 16 (25.00%) Cisco
14 16 (25.00%) SCCM
15 15 (23.44%) vSphere
15 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (18.75%) Lync
3 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (12.50%) SAS
6 4 (6.25%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) NAS
2 18 (28.13%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) iSCSI
3 13 (20.31%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) LAN
4 12 (18.75%) VPN
5 9 (14.06%) WAN
6 8 (12.50%) NetScaler
7 7 (10.94%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (7.81%) DHCP
9 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.25%) LDAP
9 4 (6.25%) IPv4
10 3 (4.69%) HTTP
11 2 (3.13%) FTP
11 2 (3.13%) MPLS
11 2 (3.13%) SSL
12 1 (1.56%) VLAN
12 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Consultant
2 17 (26.56%) Technical Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Project Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
9 3 (4.69%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
1 5 (7.81%) CLARiiON
2 4 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.25%) EPoS
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Celerra
4 2 (3.13%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.13%) Symmetrix
4 2 (3.13%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) UNIX
4 8 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) Solaris
7 3 (4.69%) VMS
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) AIX
8 2 (3.13%) HPUX
9 1 (1.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Migration
2 15 (23.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (18.75%) Time Management
4 11 (17.19%) Network Design
5 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.69%) Test Management
8 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.69%) Product Management
8 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (37.50%) MCITP
3 19 (29.69%) MCSE
3 19 (29.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (20.31%) CCNA
5 13 (20.31%) NCDA
6 12 (18.75%) NCIE
6 12 (18.75%) VCAP
7 9 (14.06%) CCNP
8 6 (9.38%) MCP
9 5 (7.81%) MCSA
9 5 (7.81%) MCTS
10 4 (6.25%) ISEB
10 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (4.69%) CCA
11 3 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (3.13%) IBM Certification
13 1 (1.56%) CCSA
13 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (46.88%) Hyper-V
3 19 (29.69%) XenApp
3 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
4 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (23.44%) vSphere
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (17.19%) VMware ESX
7 11 (17.19%) XenServer
8 5 (7.81%) NFS
9 4 (6.25%) Veritas File System
10 3 (4.69%) SRDF
10 3 (4.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.56%) Samba
11 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) SCCM
2 11 (17.19%) SCOM
3 7 (10.94%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.69%) PureDisk
5 3 (4.69%) Puppet
5 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.56%) Ansible
7 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) VMware
2 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.06%) HP
4 24 (37.50%) NetApp
5 22 (34.38%) EMC
5 22 (34.38%) Citrix
6 19 (29.69%) IBM
7 17 (26.56%) Dell
8 16 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (12.50%) Juniper
9 8 (12.50%) WatchGuard
10 6 (9.38%) Brocade
10 6 (9.38%) Veritas
10 6 (9.38%) SAP
11 5 (7.81%) Oracle
11 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
12 4 (6.25%) PlateSpin
12 4 (6.25%) Veeam
12 4 (6.25%) Symantec
13 3 (4.69%) Hitachi
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