Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 220 171
Rank change year-on-year +38 -49 -16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 40 27 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.48% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 2.68% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 59
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,090 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £60,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -3.23%

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 844 1,007 1,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.38% 17.73% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 576 735 991
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,350 £26,250
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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +13 18 £50,000 +8.11% 7
Ascot -7 5 £37,267 +8.02%
Slough +27 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Newbury +18 2 £39,750 +22.31% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 - 2
Thatcham - 2 £38,000 -
Wokingham - 2 - - 1
Bracknell +13 1 £52,500 +23.53%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 28 (70.00%) NAS
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
6 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (42.50%) Azure
6 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) SCCM
8 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (32.50%) WSUS
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco
9 13 (32.50%) DNS
9 13 (32.50%) Citrix
9 13 (32.50%) DHCP
9 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.00%) Wireless
10 12 (30.00%) iSCSI
10 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (27.50%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (27.50%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (25.00%) Arista
12 10 (25.00%) Break/Fix
12 10 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (25.00%) Security Patching
12 10 (25.00%) Emulex
12 10 (25.00%) Decision-Making

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 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Azure
2 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (12.50%) AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) AtomSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Boomi
5 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.50%) G Suite
5 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) NAS
2 13 (32.50%) DHCP
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 12 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 12 (30.00%) Wireless
4 11 (27.50%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (15.00%) Firewall
6 4 (10.00%) WAN
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) Skype
8 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.00%) SSL
8 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.50%) HTTP
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) Intranet
9 1 (2.50%) SMTP
9 1 (2.50%) SNMP
9 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.00%) Games
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) IT Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.00%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 9 (22.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (12.50%) NHS
4 5 (12.50%) Social Network
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) AIX
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
8 1 (2.50%) IRIX
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 10 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 10 (25.00%) Security Management
1 10 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 10 (25.00%) Server Management
1 10 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (15.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (5.00%) Due Diligence
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Groovy
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (27.50%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (25.00%) Firmware
6 6 (15.00%) XenApp
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (2.50%) KVM
9 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 13 (32.50%) WSUS
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) Grafana
4 1 (2.50%) Graylog
4 1 (2.50%) MOM
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Arista
4 10 (25.00%) Brocade
4 10 (25.00%) Emulex
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Veeam
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) Meraki
6 2 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.00%) Synology
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL