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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 45 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 27 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.18% 3.52% 9.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.27% 13.13% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 35
Average salary £48,500 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,600 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
166 99 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.86% 26.83% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 62 68
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (70.77%) VMware
2 38 (58.46%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
3 31 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
6 23 (35.38%) MCITP
6 23 (35.38%) NAS
7 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
8 21 (32.31%) EMC
8 21 (32.31%) Citrix
8 21 (32.31%) NetApp
8 21 (32.31%) HP
9 20 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (29.23%) Migration
10 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
11 18 (27.69%) MCSE
11 18 (27.69%) IBM
12 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
12 17 (26.15%) SCCM
13 16 (24.62%) iSCSI
13 16 (24.62%) XenApp
13 16 (24.62%) XenDesktop
13 16 (24.62%) Dell
13 16 (24.62%) Firewall
14 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (21.54%) CCNA
15 14 (21.54%) Cisco
15 14 (21.54%) DNS
15 14 (21.54%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (16.92%) Lync
3 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.77%) SAS
6 4 (6.15%) IIS
6 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) NAS
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
2 16 (24.62%) iSCSI
3 14 (21.54%) DNS
3 14 (21.54%) LAN
4 10 (15.38%) WAN
4 10 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (13.85%) VPN
6 7 (10.77%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.23%) DHCP
8 5 (7.69%) IPv4
9 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.15%) LDAP
10 3 (4.62%) HTTP
10 3 (4.62%) MPLS
11 2 (3.08%) SSL
11 2 (3.08%) VLAN
11 2 (3.08%) FTP
12 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Consultant
2 14 (21.54%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Project Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Systems Architect
9 3 (4.62%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) EPoS
3 4 (6.15%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.62%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 2 (3.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Linux
4 8 (12.31%) UNIX
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.62%) AIX
8 3 (4.62%) HPUX
8 3 (4.62%) VMS
9 1 (1.54%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Migration
2 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 10 (15.38%) Network Design
4 9 (13.85%) Time Management
5 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.62%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Product Management
8 3 (4.62%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.54%) Ruby
4 1 (1.54%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (35.38%) MCITP
3 20 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (27.69%) MCSE
5 15 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (21.54%) CCNA
7 12 (18.46%) NCDA
8 11 (16.92%) NCIE
8 11 (16.92%) VCAP
9 8 (12.31%) CCNP
10 6 (9.23%) MCP
11 5 (7.69%) MCSA
11 5 (7.69%) CCA
11 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (7.69%) MCTS
12 4 (6.15%) ISEB
12 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (4.62%) IBM Certification
14 1 (1.54%) CCSA
14 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.62%) XenApp
4 16 (24.62%) XenDesktop
5 14 (21.54%) VMware ESX
6 12 (18.46%) vSphere
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (13.85%) XenServer
9 6 (9.23%) NFS
10 4 (6.15%) SRDF
10 4 (6.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (6.15%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.54%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 7 (10.77%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (6.15%) Puppet
5 3 (4.62%) PureDisk
5 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.62%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.54%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) VMware
2 31 (47.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.31%) HP
3 21 (32.31%) EMC
3 21 (32.31%) Citrix
3 21 (32.31%) NetApp
4 18 (27.69%) IBM
5 16 (24.62%) Dell
6 14 (21.54%) Cisco
7 7 (10.77%) SAP
7 7 (10.77%) Juniper
7 7 (10.77%) Brocade
7 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
7 7 (10.77%) WatchGuard
8 6 (9.23%) Veritas
9 4 (6.15%) Hitachi
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle
9 4 (6.15%) Veeam
9 4 (6.15%) PlateSpin
9 4 (6.15%) Symantec
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