The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.04% 2.93% 7.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 10.74% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 35
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
114 149 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.75% 27.29% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 84 79 150
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Network Design
5 4 (36.36%) Spread Betting
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) EqualLogic
5 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Avaya
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) EqualLogic
1 4 (36.36%) Spread Betting
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCA
2 3 (27.27%) CCAA
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Avaya
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Brocade
5 2 (18.18%) EMC