Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 200 134
Rank change year-on-year 0 -66 +37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 61 58 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 0.95% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.64% 4.38% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 178
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -11.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,859 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £64,125 £66,250
South East median annual salary £43,750 £44,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.23% -5.79% +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 1,081 1,323 2,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.05% 21.58% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,004 1,576
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -7 23 £55,000 +22.22%
Slough 0 10 £55,500 +48.00% 1
Bracknell -10 9 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Newbury +7 5 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Thatcham +11 1 £41,000 +46.43%
Wokingham +3 1 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Maidenhead -37 1 £80,000 +137.99%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 53 (86.89%) VMware
2 51 (83.61%) Windows
3 38 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
5 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
7 23 (37.70%) Linux
7 23 (37.70%) Finance
8 22 (36.07%) ITIL
9 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
9 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
9 21 (34.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
10 20 (32.79%) DNS
10 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
11 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
11 19 (31.15%) DHCP
11 19 (31.15%) Degree
12 18 (29.51%) NAS
12 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
13 15 (24.59%) Cisco
13 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
14 14 (22.95%) Server Virtualisation
14 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
14 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
14 14 (22.95%) vSphere
15 13 (21.31%) Puppet

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 12 (19.67%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (40.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.39%) Office 365
4 8 (13.11%) Amazon S3
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (11.48%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (11.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (9.84%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.92%) GitHub
8 3 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (4.92%) IaaS
8 3 (4.92%) PaaS
9 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
2 20 (32.79%) DNS
3 19 (31.15%) DHCP
4 18 (29.51%) NAS
5 11 (18.03%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (18.03%) iSCSI
6 9 (14.75%) LAN
6 9 (14.75%) WAN
7 7 (11.48%) FCoE
8 6 (9.84%) Firewall
8 6 (9.84%) Internet
8 6 (9.84%) Intranet
9 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (6.56%) VLAN
10 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (3.28%) SNMP
11 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Electronics
3 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.48%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) IT Manager
2 10 (16.39%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Server Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
1 6 (9.84%) WCF
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (21.31%) Clustering
3 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
3 7 (11.48%) Replication
4 6 (9.84%) NHS
4 6 (9.84%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (83.61%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) Windows Server
3 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (37.70%) Linux
5 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
7 11 (18.03%) Unix
8 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
11 5 (8.20%) CentOS
12 4 (6.56%) SUSE
12 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.64%) Kali Linux
14 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
14 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 21 (34.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (24.59%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (22.95%) Server Virtualisation
5 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
6 11 (18.03%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.03%) PRINCE2
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.75%) DevOps
8 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (11.48%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (11.48%) Coaching
9 7 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
9 7 (11.48%) Task Automation
10 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.84%) High Availability
10 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
10 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) Python
3 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.48%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) Perl
3 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) Ruby
3 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (16.39%) MCSA
3 10 (16.39%) MCSE
4 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (6.56%) AWS Certification
6 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.92%) MCITP
6 3 (4.92%) RHCE
6 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) CCIE
7 1 (1.64%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (1.64%) CCNP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.95%) vSphere
5 8 (13.11%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (11.48%) Samba
7 6 (9.84%) Terminal Server
8 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.92%) Docker
9 3 (4.92%) vCloud
9 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (4.92%) XenApp
10 2 (3.28%) NFS
10 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.64%) KVM
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Puppet
2 11 (18.03%) Ansible
3 10 (16.39%) Backup Exec
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.11%) vCenter Server
5 7 (11.48%) Terraform
5 7 (11.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 5 (8.20%) Nagios
6 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
6 5 (8.20%) SCCM
7 4 (6.56%) Grafana
7 4 (6.56%) Icinga
8 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) SCOM
8 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.64%) Nessus
9 1 (1.64%) Nmap
9 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) VMware
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
4 15 (24.59%) Cisco
5 13 (21.31%) Citrix
6 12 (19.67%) Dell
7 11 (18.03%) HP
8 10 (16.39%) Veritas
9 9 (14.75%) SAP
9 9 (14.75%) Veeam
10 7 (11.48%) Centrify
11 6 (9.84%) IBM
12 5 (8.20%) EqualLogic
13 4 (6.56%) Altiris
13 4 (6.56%) Brocade
13 4 (6.56%) Dot Hill
13 4 (6.56%) EMC
13 4 (6.56%) Juniper
13 4 (6.56%) PagerDuty
14 3 (4.92%) Google