Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 108 84
Rank change year-on-year +45 -24 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 29 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.99% 0.67% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.83% 5.63% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 21
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +60.38% -33.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,625 £45,000 £33,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 160 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.08% 11.90% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 106 109 226
Somerset median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,400 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £58,125
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Somerset.

Salary trend for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Bath - 21 £32,500 - 1
Portishead - 5 £33,250 -
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
SAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SAN.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 25 (86.21%) VMware
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) WAN
4 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (62.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (62.07%) LAN
6 18 (62.07%) WLAN
7 16 (55.17%) Finance
8 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
8 14 (48.28%) Incident Management
8 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
8 14 (48.28%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
9 10 (34.48%) Office 365
10 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
10 8 (27.59%) Citrix
10 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
10 8 (27.59%) Firewall
11 6 (20.69%) DHCP
11 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.69%) DNS
11 6 (20.69%) NetApp
12 5 (17.24%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) VLAN
12 5 (17.24%) Windows 7

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) WAN
2 18 (62.07%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) WLAN
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) Skype
8 1 (3.45%) IPsec
8 1 (3.45%) NAS
8 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) ICT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administration Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (48.28%) Incident Management
2 14 (48.28%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (10.34%) High Availability
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.45%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.45%) pfSense
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) VMware
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 6 (20.69%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Riverbed
6 4 (13.79%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos