Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 193 142
Rank change year-on-year -10 -51 +46
Permanent jobs citing SAN 51 65 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 1.01% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 5.04% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 157
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,100 £31,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £75,125 £70,000
South East median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,022 1,290 2,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.88% 20.02% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 748 952 1,524
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +6 22 £62,500 +30.21% 5
Bracknell -6 11 £45,000 -14.29%
Newbury +16 5 £32,500 -40.91%
Slough -16 2 £51,250 +41.38%
Wokingham +11 1 £47,500 +8.57%
Thatcham +6 1 £41,000 +46.43%
Ascot - 1 £34,500 - 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 47 (92.16%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
5 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (41.18%) Linux
7 21 (41.18%) Finance
8 20 (39.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 19 (37.25%) DNS
10 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
10 18 (35.29%) DHCP
10 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (33.33%) NAS
11 17 (33.33%) Cisco
11 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
12 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
12 16 (31.37%) ITIL
12 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
13 15 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
14 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
14 14 (27.45%) Degree
15 13 (25.49%) Puppet
15 13 (25.49%) Citrix
15 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
16 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
17 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
17 11 (21.57%) SQL

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 9 (17.65%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (21.57%) Office 365
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon S3
4 7 (13.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (9.80%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.92%) GitHub
6 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.92%) IaaS
6 2 (3.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) DNS
2 18 (35.29%) DHCP
3 17 (33.33%) NAS
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 11 (21.57%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (21.57%) iSCSI
6 7 (13.73%) FCoE
6 7 (13.73%) Firewall
6 7 (13.73%) LAN
6 7 (13.73%) VLAN
6 7 (13.73%) WAN
7 5 (9.80%) Internet
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.92%) Intranet
10 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.92%) SNMP
10 2 (3.92%) SSL
10 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.76%) Electronics
3 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
4 3 (5.88%) Military
5 2 (3.92%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) IT Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) WCF
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Clustering
3 7 (13.73%) Replication
4 6 (11.76%) Public Cloud
5 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
6 4 (7.84%) NHS
7 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.92%) PKI
9 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (41.18%) Linux
5 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (21.57%) Unix
7 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.84%) CentOS
9 4 (7.84%) SUSE
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 15 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (23.53%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (21.57%) Virtual Environments
6 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) Migration
6 10 (19.61%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.73%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (13.73%) Coaching
9 7 (13.73%) Task Automation
10 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.76%) Budget Control
10 6 (11.76%) DevOps
10 6 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (11.76%) Presales
10 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
3 7 (13.73%) Ruby
3 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.76%) MCSA
3 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) RHCE
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.65%) vSphere
5 8 (15.69%) XenDesktop
6 7 (13.73%) Samba
6 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (13.73%) XenApp
7 4 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.92%) Docker
9 2 (3.92%) KVM
9 2 (3.92%) NFS
9 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
9 2 (3.92%) vCloud
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) Ansible
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.73%) Terraform
3 7 (13.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 6 (11.76%) Backup Exec
4 6 (11.76%) vCenter Server
5 5 (9.80%) NetBackup
5 5 (9.80%) SCCM
6 4 (7.84%) Grafana
6 4 (7.84%) Icinga
6 4 (7.84%) Nagios
7 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (92.16%) VMware
2 17 (33.33%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.61%) HP
5 8 (15.69%) SAP
6 7 (13.73%) Centrify
6 7 (13.73%) Dell
6 7 (13.73%) Veritas
7 6 (11.76%) Veeam
8 5 (9.80%) IBM
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 4 (7.84%) Altiris
9 4 (7.84%) Brocade
9 4 (7.84%) Dot Hill
9 4 (7.84%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (7.84%) PagerDuty
10 3 (5.88%) Wyse
11 2 (3.92%) Google