Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 133 185
Rank change year-on-year -59 +52 -84
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 183 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 2.11% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.73% 8.40% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46 161 146
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,500 £36,125
90th Percentile £61,875 £66,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1333 2179 2672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.96% 25.13% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1569 1997
Berkshire median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.50% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Reading -26 31 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Bracknell -8 6 £52,500 -
Slough -18 6 £36,250 -3.33%
Wokingham +8 4 £43,750 +75.00%
Newbury -19 4 £55,000 +66.67%
Thatcham -2 1 £28,000 -3.45%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 45 (71.43%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) VMware
3 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.97%) Cisco
5 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
5 32 (50.79%) Firewall
6 27 (42.86%) DNS
6 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 23 (36.51%) Linux
9 22 (34.92%) ITIL
9 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
11 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 17 (26.98%) Citrix
12 17 (26.98%) iSCSI
13 16 (25.40%) NAS
14 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (23.81%) Juniper
14 15 (23.81%) WAN
15 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (22.22%) HTTP
15 14 (22.22%) F5
16 13 (20.63%) LAN
17 12 (19.05%) DHCP
17 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (19.05%) Degree

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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.11%) Office 365
4 6 (9.52%) IaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.79%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) DNS
3 19 (30.16%) TCP/IP
4 17 (26.98%) iSCSI
5 16 (25.40%) NAS
6 15 (23.81%) WAN
7 14 (22.22%) HTTP
8 13 (20.63%) LAN
9 12 (19.05%) DHCP
9 12 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (15.87%) SSH
10 10 (15.87%) VLAN
11 9 (14.29%) Internet
11 9 (14.29%) MPLS
11 9 (14.29%) NetScaler
12 8 (12.70%) FTP
13 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (11.11%) Network Security
14 6 (9.52%) Intranet
14 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) POSIX
2 3 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (3.17%) Java EE
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) WSDL
3 2 (3.17%) XSD
4 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.70%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (12.70%) Replication
4 7 (11.11%) Clustering
5 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.17%) EPoS
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (36.51%) Linux
5 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.52%) CentOS
7 6 (9.52%) Unix
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.76%) AIX
11 2 (3.17%) Kali Linux
11 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.59%) Debian
12 1 (1.59%) Fedora
12 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (14.29%) Information Security
4 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.11%) Presales
5 6 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.35%) ISMS
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) SIEM
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security Management
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (11.11%) CCNA
5 6 (9.52%) MCSE
6 4 (6.35%) CCA
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.76%) MCSA
7 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.17%) MCP
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CCIE
9 1 (1.59%) CCNP
9 1 (1.59%) HND
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.59%) MCTS
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.76%) SLA
4 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 24 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.29%) NFS
4 9 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.94%) vSphere
6 4 (6.35%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.35%) XenApp
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) KVM
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 6 (9.52%) SCOM
3 5 (7.94%) Backup Exec
3 5 (7.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (6.35%) EdgeSight
5 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 3 (4.76%) WSUS
6 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.17%) Nagios
6 2 (3.17%) Nessus
6 2 (3.17%) Nmap
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.59%) cPanel
7 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.59%) Plesk
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) VMware
2 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco
4 17 (26.98%) Citrix
5 15 (23.81%) Juniper
6 14 (22.22%) F5
7 11 (17.46%) NetApp
8 10 (15.87%) HP
9 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
10 7 (11.11%) Symantec
11 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
11 6 (9.52%) Dell
11 6 (9.52%) EMC
11 6 (9.52%) Veeam
12 5 (7.94%) Oracle
13 3 (4.76%) Kaspersky
13 3 (4.76%) McAfee
13 3 (4.76%) SAP
13 3 (4.76%) Sophos
13 3 (4.76%) Veritas