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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 12 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.16% 5.96% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 21.53% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 7
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
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
147 144 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.44% 27.69% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 128 107 77
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 10 (33.33%) Migration
6 10 (33.33%) Replication
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (30.00%) Project Management
8 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 8 (26.67%) Citrix
8 8 (26.67%) Data Management
8 8 (26.67%) Brocade
8 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
8 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
8 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
9 7 (23.33%) Juniper
9 7 (23.33%) Wireless
10 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (20.00%) MPLS
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Retail
10 6 (20.00%) Network Design

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Wireless
3 6 (20.00%) MPLS
4 5 (16.67%) 3G
4 5 (16.67%) ADSL
4 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (16.67%) GLBP
4 5 (16.67%) HSRP
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) Multicast
4 5 (16.67%) VLAN
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) VRRP
4 5 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Storage Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (33.33%) Replication
3 5 (16.67%) Celerra
3 5 (16.67%) EMC VNX
4 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
4 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.67%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) Data Management
4 8 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
5 6 (20.00%) Network Design
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) Budget Control
8 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.67%) Presales
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
10 1 (3.33%) CRM
10 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) SANS
3 3 (10.00%) CCA
3 3 (10.00%) CCEA
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (16.67%) vSphere
6 4 (13.33%) XenApp
6 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (10.00%) XenServer
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Cacti
2 3 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (6.67%) vMotion
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
4 8 (26.67%) Brocade
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Crossbeam
7 5 (16.67%) EMC
7 5 (16.67%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) NetApp
10 2 (6.67%) AppSense
10 2 (6.67%) BMC
10 2 (6.67%) NetIQ
10 2 (6.67%) Veeam