Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 165 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 -54 +15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 90 91 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.37% 1.41% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.12% 6.08% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 70 77 234
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,147 £31,946 £29,225
90th Percentile £75,250 £63,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +2.27%

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 1,264 1,496 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.22% 23.22% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1,154 1,826
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +14 33 £56,250 +25.00% 6
Slough +10 15 £55,000 +15.79%
Maidenhead -47 10 £80,000 +137.99%
Bracknell - 6 £41,250 - 1
Wokingham -15 5 £47,500 +25.00%
Newbury -9 3 £55,000 +71.88% 1
Thatcham +7 1 £41,000 +30.16%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 67 (74.44%) VMware
2 66 (73.33%) Windows
3 51 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
5 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
6 37 (41.11%) Hyper-V
7 34 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
8 33 (36.67%) DNS
9 32 (35.56%) DHCP
10 31 (34.44%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (34.44%) NAS
10 31 (34.44%) Data Centre
11 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 27 (30.00%) ITIL
13 26 (28.89%) Linux
13 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 24 (26.67%) Finance
16 22 (24.44%) Firewall
16 22 (24.44%) Degree
17 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
17 21 (23.33%) LAN
17 21 (23.33%) WAN
18 20 (22.22%) Citrix
18 20 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (22.22%) Red Hat
18 20 (22.22%) Windows 10
19 19 (21.11%) Virtual Environments
19 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008

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 14 (15.56%) IIS
2 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (8.89%) Apache
5 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.44%) JBoss
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.22%) Confluence
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (34.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
4 11 (12.22%) Amazon S3
5 9 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (10.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (8.89%) Office 365
7 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.44%) SaaS
8 3 (3.33%) GitHub
8 3 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.33%) IaaS
8 3 (3.33%) PaaS
9 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.67%) DNS
2 32 (35.56%) DHCP
3 31 (34.44%) NAS
4 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 22 (24.44%) Firewall
6 21 (23.33%) LAN
6 21 (23.33%) WAN
7 17 (18.89%) iSCSI
8 13 (14.44%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (10.00%) FCoE
10 8 (8.89%) Internet
10 8 (8.89%) Intranet
11 6 (6.67%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (5.56%) HTTP
13 3 (3.33%) VPN
14 2 (2.22%) SNMP
14 2 (2.22%) SSL
14 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) Big Data
3 9 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.67%) MySQL
6 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Electronics
4 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) IT Manager
4 13 (14.44%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) IT Support
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Linux Support
9 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Technical Manager
10 5 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Support Manager
10 5 (5.56%) Systems Support
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) Middleware
2 8 (8.89%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) WCF
2 8 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) LAMP
3 4 (4.44%) LDAP
4 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.56%) Public Cloud
3 13 (14.44%) Clustering
4 12 (13.33%) Mainframe
5 10 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (10.00%) Replication
7 8 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (6.67%) NHS
9 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.44%) Private Cloud
10 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
11 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 2 (2.22%) PKI
11 2 (2.22%) User Experience
12 1 (1.11%) AS400
12 1 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
12 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 43 (47.78%) Windows Server
3 26 (28.89%) Linux
3 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (13.33%) Unix
8 10 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.44%) CentOS
12 3 (3.33%) AIX
12 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.22%) Kali Linux
13 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 25 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (21.11%) Virtual Environments
5 15 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 13 (14.44%) Migration
7 12 (13.33%) Analytics
8 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
9 10 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 10 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
9 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (10.00%) Coaching
10 9 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (10.00%) Task Automation
11 8 (8.89%) DevOps
11 8 (8.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) Bash Shell
1 13 (14.44%) Perl
2 12 (13.33%) Python
2 12 (13.33%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 9 (10.00%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) MCSA
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.00%) MCSE
4 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.56%) AWS Certification
6 4 (4.44%) CCA
6 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.33%) MCITP
7 3 (3.33%) RHCE
7 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.11%) CCIE
8 1 (1.11%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (1.11%) CCNP
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) NCIE
8 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) COBIT
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
3 37 (41.11%) Hyper-V
4 16 (17.78%) vSphere
5 15 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (11.11%) NFS
6 10 (11.11%) VMware NSX
7 9 (10.00%) Samba
8 8 (8.89%) Terminal Server
9 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
10 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (4.44%) XenApp
10 4 (4.44%) XenServer
11 3 (3.33%) Docker
11 3 (3.33%) vCloud
12 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
13 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Puppet
2 14 (15.56%) Ansible
3 13 (14.44%) vCenter Server
4 11 (12.22%) Backup Exec
4 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Terraform
6 9 (10.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
7 6 (6.67%) SCCM
8 4 (4.44%) Nagios
8 4 (4.44%) SCOM
9 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.22%) Grafana
9 2 (2.22%) Icinga
9 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (2.22%) Nessus
9 2 (2.22%) Nmap
9 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (74.44%) VMware
2 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.22%) Citrix
3 20 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 17 (18.89%) Dell
5 16 (17.78%) Cisco
6 15 (16.67%) IBM
6 15 (16.67%) Veeam
7 14 (15.56%) CommVault
7 14 (15.56%) Oracle
8 12 (13.33%) Intel
9 10 (11.11%) Actifio
10 9 (10.00%) Centrify
10 9 (10.00%) EqualLogic
10 9 (10.00%) HP
11 8 (8.89%) SAP
12 7 (7.78%) EMC
12 7 (7.78%) Veritas
13 5 (5.56%) Juniper
13 5 (5.56%) NetApp