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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.70% 2.11% 8.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 9.52% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 32
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £39,400 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £41,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
155 84 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.65% 22.11% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 101 54 69
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £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 19 September 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (72.73%) VMware
2 38 (57.58%) Windows
3 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
4 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (42.42%) Hyper-V
6 23 (34.85%) MCITP
7 21 (31.82%) NAS
7 21 (31.82%) NetApp
7 21 (31.82%) Citrix
7 21 (31.82%) HP
8 19 (28.79%) EMC
8 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
8 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
9 18 (27.27%) IBM
9 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (25.76%) Migration
11 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
12 15 (22.73%) MCSE
12 15 (22.73%) XenApp
12 15 (22.73%) XenDesktop
12 15 (22.73%) iSCSI
12 15 (22.73%) SCCM
13 14 (21.21%) DNS
13 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX
14 13 (19.70%) Firewall
14 13 (19.70%) Cisco
14 13 (19.70%) Dell
14 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (19.70%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (12.12%) Lync
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) SAS
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) NAS
2 15 (22.73%) iSCSI
3 14 (21.21%) DNS
4 13 (19.70%) Firewall
4 13 (19.70%) LAN
5 11 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (15.15%) WAN
7 6 (9.09%) DHCP
7 6 (9.09%) VPN
8 5 (7.58%) IPv4
9 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.06%) LDAP
9 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.55%) HTTP
10 3 (4.55%) MPLS
10 3 (4.55%) VLAN
11 2 (3.03%) SSL
11 2 (3.03%) FTP
12 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Consultant
2 13 (19.70%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (19.70%) Project Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Administrator
3 9 (13.64%) Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Project Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Replication
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (6.06%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.55%) EPoS
5 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 2 (3.03%) CMDB
5 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.52%) Open Source
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) UNIX
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.58%) Solaris
7 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.55%) VMS
8 3 (4.55%) AIX
8 3 (4.55%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Migration
2 12 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Time Management
5 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.61%) Network Design
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Coaching
6 5 (7.58%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.58%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
4 1 (1.52%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Perl
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (34.85%) MCITP
3 18 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (22.73%) MCSE
5 13 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (18.18%) CCNA
7 9 (13.64%) NCDA
8 8 (12.12%) NCIE
8 8 (12.12%) VCAP
9 6 (9.09%) MCP
9 6 (9.09%) CCA
9 6 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (7.58%) MCSA
10 5 (7.58%) CCNP
10 5 (7.58%) MCTS
11 4 (6.06%) IBM Certification
12 3 (4.55%) ISEB
12 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (1.52%) CCSA
13 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (42.42%) Hyper-V
3 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (22.73%) XenApp
4 15 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 14 (21.21%) VMware ESX
6 11 (16.67%) XenServer
6 11 (16.67%) vSphere
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (10.61%) NFS
9 5 (7.58%) SRDF
9 5 (7.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (6.06%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.52%) Samba
11 1 (1.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) SCOM
2 7 (10.61%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.06%) Puppet
4 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.55%) PureDisk
4 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.52%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) VMware
2 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.82%) HP
3 21 (31.82%) Citrix
3 21 (31.82%) NetApp
4 19 (28.79%) EMC
5 18 (27.27%) IBM
6 13 (19.70%) Cisco
6 13 (19.70%) Dell
7 8 (12.12%) Brocade
8 7 (10.61%) SAP
8 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
9 6 (9.09%) Veritas
10 5 (7.58%) Hitachi
10 5 (7.58%) Oracle
11 4 (6.06%) Sun
11 4 (6.06%) Juniper
11 4 (6.06%) Symantec
11 4 (6.06%) PlateSpin
11 4 (6.06%) Fujitsu
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