Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 200 188
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 -52
Permanent jobs citing SAN 54 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 0.83% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 4.89% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 49
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,050 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,000 £74,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% -5.26%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 830 1,022 1,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.76% 16.93% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 565 750 952
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SAN in Berkshire

SAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Reading -8 16 £45,000 -28.00% 5
Wokingham +12 9 - -
Newbury +19 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Ascot -6 5 £37,267 +8.02%
Bracknell +13 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Slough +23 3 £45,000 -12.20% 1
Thatcham -4 2 £38,000 -7.32% 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (55.56%) Azure
3 26 (48.15%) Windows
3 26 (48.15%) VMware
4 24 (44.44%) NAS
4 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 17 (31.48%) Office 365
7 17 (31.48%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.07%) SCCM
9 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (22.22%) AWS
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (20.37%) Citrix
11 11 (20.37%) Clustering
12 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.52%) HP
12 10 (18.52%) DNS
12 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.52%) Veeam
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
13 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.67%) Oracle
13 9 (16.67%) Web Services
13 9 (16.67%) Migration

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Azure
2 17 (31.48%) Office 365
3 12 (22.22%) AWS
4 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Yammer
6 1 (1.85%) AtomSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Boomi
6 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) NAS
2 12 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) DHCP
4 8 (14.81%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) SMTP
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.56%) SNMP
7 3 (5.56%) VLAN
7 3 (5.56%) VPN
7 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.56%) Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.70%) DKIM
8 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Power BI
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) German Language
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior IT Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) SAP Basis
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) MAPI
5 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.85%) JMS
5 1 (1.85%) JSON
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Clustering
2 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (9.26%) NHS
6 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.85%) PKI
8 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.85%) Replication
8 1 (1.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 17 (31.48%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.81%) Unix
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.41%) AIX
7 4 (7.41%) IRIX
7 4 (7.41%) Solaris
8 3 (5.56%) CentOS
8 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (9.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Server Management
5 5 (9.26%) Web SSO
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Break/Fix
7 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) ABAP
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Groovy
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) CCNA
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.85%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (11.11%) XenApp
5 5 (9.26%) vSphere
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.56%) Firmware
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (1.85%) KVM
9 1 (1.85%) vCloud
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (11.11%) SCOM
5 5 (9.26%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (9.26%) Puppet
5 5 (9.26%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (9.26%) WSUS
6 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 3 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (5.56%) Grafana
6 3 (5.56%) Graylog
6 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
7 2 (3.70%) Avamar
7 2 (3.70%) Cacti
7 2 (3.70%) Nagios
7 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 10 (18.52%) HP
4 10 (18.52%) Veeam
5 9 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (14.81%) CommVault
7 7 (12.96%) Cisco
8 5 (9.26%) SAP
9 4 (7.41%) Brocade
10 3 (5.56%) Arista
10 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (5.56%) Emulex
10 3 (5.56%) NETGEAR
10 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
10 3 (5.56%) Symantec
11 2 (3.70%) F5
11 2 (3.70%) MobileIron