Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 178 167
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 143 173 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 1.66% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 10.10% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 129 160 206
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -13.58%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,375 £26,492
90th Percentile £54,000 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,886 1,713 2,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.53% 16.44% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,498 1,387 1,894
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,075 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the South West

SAN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SAN in the South West

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the South West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in the South West

SAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Bristol -13 40 £42,500 +18.06% 6
Somerset +14 33 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Dorset -42 26 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Wiltshire -7 17 £52,500 +50.00% 7
Gloucestershire +30 16 £42,500 -3.41%
Devon +10 12 £27,500 -4.35% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 South West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 120 (83.92%) VMware
2 115 (80.42%) Windows
3 95 (66.43%) Windows Server
4 82 (57.34%) Microsoft
5 81 (56.64%) Active Directory
6 61 (42.66%) Citrix
6 61 (42.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (42.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (39.86%) Firewall
8 56 (39.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 50 (34.97%) Cisco
11 47 (32.87%) Office 365
12 42 (29.37%) ITIL
13 39 (27.27%) TCP/IP
14 38 (26.57%) DNS
15 37 (25.87%) Linux
15 37 (25.87%) Hyper-V
16 36 (25.17%) NAS
17 29 (20.28%) WAN
18 27 (18.88%) DHCP
18 27 (18.88%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (16.78%) SQL
21 23 (16.08%) Wireless
21 23 (16.08%) Project Management
21 23 (16.08%) VLAN
22 22 (15.38%) SLA
23 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
24 20 (13.99%) Data Centre

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 52 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.29%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.90%) IIS
7 5 (3.50%) Apache
8 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (32.87%) Office 365
2 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.20%) SaaS
5 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.80%) IaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.86%) Firewall
2 39 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 38 (26.57%) DNS
4 36 (25.17%) NAS
5 29 (20.28%) WAN
6 27 (18.88%) DHCP
7 23 (16.08%) VLAN
7 23 (16.08%) Wireless
8 19 (13.29%) LAN
9 13 (9.09%) VPN
10 11 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (6.99%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (6.29%) VoIP
12 9 (6.29%) WLAN
13 8 (5.59%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (5.59%) iSCSI
14 5 (3.50%) DDNS
14 5 (3.50%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.50%) FTP
14 5 (3.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Law
5 2 (1.40%) Military
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Support Engineer
2 23 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (12.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (11.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (11.19%) IT Manager
5 14 (9.79%) Administrator
5 14 (9.79%) IT Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Customer Communications Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (6.29%) IT Communications Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Consultant
7 8 (5.59%) IT Support
7 8 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) LDAP
2 3 (2.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.40%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) .NET
4 1 (0.70%) COM
4 1 (0.70%) Flash
4 1 (0.70%) Java EE
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) WSDL
4 1 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.79%) Clustering
3 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.99%) Replication
5 7 (4.90%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) CCTV
6 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.10%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.40%) Derivative
8 2 (1.40%) NHS
8 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.70%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 115 (80.42%) Windows
2 95 (66.43%) Windows Server
3 61 (42.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (42.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (25.87%) Linux
5 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.89%) AIX
7 15 (10.49%) CentOS
7 15 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.59%) Windows 8
11 7 (4.90%) Unix
12 2 (1.40%) HPUX
12 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) ITIL
2 23 (16.08%) Project Management
3 18 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 13 (9.09%) Service Management
6 11 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.69%) Presales
6 11 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (5.59%) Information Security
7 8 (5.59%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (4.90%) Migration
8 7 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.20%) Business Development
9 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (4.20%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.50%) ITSM
10 5 (3.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.78%) SQL
2 13 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.40%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (12.59%) CCNA
4 15 (10.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.99%) Degree
7 9 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (6.29%) DV Cleared
8 8 (5.59%) MCSA
9 5 (3.50%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.80%) MCITP
10 4 (2.80%) MCSE
11 3 (2.10%) VCP5
12 2 (1.40%) CCNP
12 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.70%) CCA
13 1 (0.70%) CCIE
13 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.70%) Novell Certification
13 1 (0.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.38%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) COBIT
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (56.64%) Active Directory
2 56 (39.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (25.87%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.89%) XenApp
5 14 (9.79%) XenDesktop
6 13 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.90%) vSphere
8 7 (4.90%) XenServer
9 6 (4.20%) Docker
9 6 (4.20%) Firmware
9 6 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.40%) NFS
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.70%) KVM
12 1 (0.70%) pfSense
12 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) Backup Exec
1 7 (4.90%) vCenter Server
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (4.20%) SCCM
3 5 (3.50%) Ansible
3 5 (3.50%) Puppet
3 5 (3.50%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.80%) WSUS
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.10%) SnapMirror
5 3 (2.10%) SnapVault
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.40%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.40%) SCOM
6 2 (1.40%) vMotion
7 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 120 (83.92%) VMware
2 82 (57.34%) Microsoft
3 61 (42.66%) Citrix
4 50 (34.97%) Cisco
5 19 (13.29%) HP
6 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.79%) Oracle
8 12 (8.39%) NetApp
9 11 (7.69%) Dell
10 9 (6.29%) Veeam
11 8 (5.59%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.90%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.90%) EMC
12 7 (4.90%) IBM
13 6 (4.20%) 3PAR
13 6 (4.20%) Hitachi
14 5 (3.50%) Symantec
15 4 (2.80%) Avaya
15 4 (2.80%) EqualLogic
15 4 (2.80%) Riverbed