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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.03% 2.92% 6.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 12.94% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 21
Average salary £52,500 £41,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% -4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £39,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
168 85 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.24% 22.55% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 112 57 65
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 30 October 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 47 (69.12%) VMware
2 38 (55.88%) Windows
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (36.76%) Hyper-V
5 23 (33.82%) NAS
6 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (27.94%) Migration
7 19 (27.94%) EMC
8 18 (26.47%) HP
8 18 (26.47%) Citrix
8 18 (26.47%) NetApp
9 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 16 (23.53%) IBM
9 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 16 (23.53%) MCITP
10 15 (22.06%) VMware ESX
11 14 (20.59%) Cisco
12 13 (19.12%) DNS
12 13 (19.12%) Linux
12 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
12 13 (19.12%) LAN
12 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (17.65%) UNIX
14 11 (16.18%) MCSE
14 11 (16.18%) Brocade
15 10 (14.71%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.94%) Lync
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (2.94%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) NAS
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
2 13 (19.12%) LAN
3 12 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (14.71%) WAN
5 8 (11.76%) iSCSI
6 6 (8.82%) DHCP
6 6 (8.82%) LDAP
6 6 (8.82%) Firewall
7 5 (7.35%) IPv4
8 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.41%) HTTP
9 3 (4.41%) MPLS
9 3 (4.41%) VLAN
10 2 (2.94%) SSL
10 2 (2.94%) VPN
10 2 (2.94%) FTP
11 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Administrator
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Project Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Project Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Junior Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Storage Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Replication
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Clustering
3 4 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 3 (4.41%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.94%) EPoS
5 2 (2.94%) CMDB
5 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) UNIX
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.24%) Solaris
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.41%) VMS
7 3 (4.41%) AIX
7 3 (4.41%) HPUX
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) SUSE
8 1 (1.47%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Migration
2 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (14.71%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
6 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Coaching
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.41%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (4.41%) DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby
4 2 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) Python
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (23.53%) MCITP
3 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (16.18%) MCSE
5 8 (11.76%) CCNA
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.82%) MCP
7 5 (7.35%) CCA
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (7.35%) MCSA
7 5 (7.35%) MCTS
7 5 (7.35%) IBM Certification
8 4 (5.88%) NCDA
8 4 (5.88%) NCIE
8 4 (5.88%) VCAP
9 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (4.41%) PMP
9 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.41%) ISEB
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (36.76%) Hyper-V
3 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 15 (22.06%) VMware ESX
5 9 (13.24%) NFS
6 8 (11.76%) vSphere
6 8 (11.76%) XenApp
6 8 (11.76%) XenServer
6 8 (11.76%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (7.35%) SRDF
8 5 (7.35%) Veritas File System
9 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.94%) Firmware
10 2 (2.94%) Samba
10 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
2 8 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
4 3 (4.41%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.41%) PureDisk
4 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.47%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.47%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.47%) Ansible
6 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) VMware
2 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.94%) EMC
4 18 (26.47%) Citrix
4 18 (26.47%) NetApp
4 18 (26.47%) HP
5 16 (23.53%) IBM
6 14 (20.59%) Cisco
7 11 (16.18%) Brocade
8 9 (13.24%) Dell
9 8 (11.76%) Sun
9 8 (11.76%) Veritas
9 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.29%) Hitachi
11 6 (8.82%) Fujitsu
12 5 (7.35%) SAP
13 4 (5.88%) Oracle
13 4 (5.88%) Symantec
13 4 (5.88%) Veeam
13 4 (5.88%) PlateSpin
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