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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.81% 7.52% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 20.75% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 8
Average salary £70,000 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.13% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,750 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £50,750
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
154 212 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.95% 36.24% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 137 50
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) NAS
3 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
4 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (52.94%) Migration
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco
6 15 (44.12%) Replication
6 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
7 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 12 (35.29%) Windows
8 12 (35.29%) IBM
8 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (32.35%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (32.35%) Clustering
9 11 (32.35%) Brocade
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
9 11 (32.35%) IaaS
10 10 (29.41%) ITIL
10 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
11 9 (26.47%) HP
11 9 (26.47%) Hitachi
12 8 (23.53%) vMotion
12 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
12 8 (23.53%) BMC
12 8 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (23.53%) EMC
12 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (32.35%) IaaS
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) NAS
2 11 (32.35%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (29.41%) iSCSI
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (2.94%) Wireless
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
8 1 (2.94%) FTP
8 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Storage Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.94%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Replication
1 15 (44.12%) Data Centre
2 11 (32.35%) Clustering
3 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (20.59%) EMC VNX
4 7 (20.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (14.71%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (5.88%) Celerra
7 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (2.94%) EMC Centera
7 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
3 4 (11.76%) VMS
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 7 (20.59%) Data Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) Facility Management
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 2 (5.88%) Data Validation
9 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) IBM Certification
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCA
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 5 (14.71%) SRDF
5 5 (14.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (11.76%) NFS
7 3 (8.82%) vCloud
8 2 (5.88%) vSphere
8 2 (5.88%) XenApp
8 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.94%) Samba
9 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) vMotion
1 8 (23.53%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (14.71%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (14.71%) SnapMirror
2 5 (14.71%) SnapVault
3 3 (8.82%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 12 (35.29%) IBM
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) Brocade
5 9 (26.47%) HP
5 9 (26.47%) Hitachi
6 8 (23.53%) EMC
6 8 (23.53%) BMC
7 7 (20.59%) NetApp
8 6 (17.65%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) NetIQ
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle
9 4 (11.76%) SAP
9 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu
10 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.88%) Dell
10 2 (5.88%) Sun
10 2 (5.88%) Veritas
10 2 (5.88%) Lotus