Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -59
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.21% 1.55% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.88% 11.01% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 36
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £40,250 £42,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £66,250 £66,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.66% +4.89% -

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 202 227 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.60% 14.04% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 169 194 286
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +26.97%
10th Percentile £22,700 £28,225 £25,682
90th Percentile £66,050 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +26 7 £42,500 -10.53%
Bedford +6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Dunstable - 5 £60,000 -
Shefford - 1 £42,500 -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) EMC
4 11 (45.83%) WAN
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (29.17%) EMC VNX
7 7 (29.17%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (29.17%) Symmetrix
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) SLA
8 6 (25.00%) Unix
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.83%) vSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.83%) Flash
9 5 (20.83%) MCP

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) FCoE
7 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Backup Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Storage and Backup Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAN Storage Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Backup Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Flash
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (29.17%) EMC VNX
2 7 (29.17%) Symmetrix
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.33%) CLARiiON
4 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.33%) iSeries
4 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 4 (16.67%) Product Management
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) Python
1 3 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) MCP
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) SRDF
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (4.17%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) EMC
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) Brocade
6 3 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) FalconStor
6 3 (12.50%) Nokia
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) CA
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Clearswift
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) Veritas