Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 214 190
Rank change year-on-year -33 -24 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 81 135 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 1.29% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 7.17% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 119 134
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,700 £25,750 £24,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
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 1,554 1,884 1,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.42% 18.06% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,156 1,474 1,312
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
Wiltshire +6 21 £41,250 -21.43% 5
Dorset -8 21 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -12 16 £39,250 -7.65% 3
Somerset -18 3 £32,500 - 2
Devon -11 2 £28,000 +1.82% 1
Gloucestershire -12 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 54 (66.67%) VMware
2 48 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 45 (55.56%) Windows
4 44 (54.32%) Hyper-V
5 43 (53.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (49.38%) Citrix
7 37 (45.68%) ITIL
7 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
8 36 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 32 (39.51%) DNS
10 30 (37.04%) Security Cleared
11 28 (34.57%) Office 365
12 27 (33.33%) NAS
13 25 (30.86%) XenApp
14 24 (29.63%) DV Cleared
14 24 (29.63%) DHCP
14 24 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
16 22 (27.16%) Cisco
16 22 (27.16%) CCNA
17 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (24.69%) VLAN
19 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
19 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
19 19 (23.46%) Server Management
19 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 18 (22.22%) XenDesktop
20 18 (22.22%) Problem Management
21 17 (20.99%) Degree

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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) Apache
3 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.57%) Office 365
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) DNS
2 27 (33.33%) NAS
3 24 (29.63%) DHCP
4 20 (24.69%) VLAN
5 17 (20.99%) Firewall
6 15 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (18.52%) NetScaler
7 7 (8.64%) VoIP
8 6 (7.41%) Wireless
9 5 (6.17%) LAN
10 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.70%) WAN
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco Firepower
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.47%) Skype
12 2 (2.47%) SSL
12 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (2.47%) Advertising
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) IT Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
4 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technician
5 6 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) Spring
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows Server
2 45 (55.56%) Windows
3 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.52%) Linux
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.41%) CentOS
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 4 (4.94%) Unix
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) ITIL
2 36 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (23.46%) Data Protection
3 19 (23.46%) Server Management
3 19 (23.46%) Service Delivery
4 18 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 17 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (19.75%) ITIL V3
6 16 (19.75%) Storage Management
7 15 (18.52%) Converged Infrastructure
7 15 (18.52%) Fault Management
7 15 (18.52%) ITSM
7 15 (18.52%) Proactive Management
7 15 (18.52%) Service Management
7 15 (18.52%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (8.64%) Decision-Making
11 6 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (29.63%) DV Cleared
3 22 (27.16%) CCNA
4 17 (20.99%) Degree
5 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.94%) MCSA
9 2 (2.47%) CCIE
9 2 (2.47%) CCNP
9 2 (2.47%) MCITP
9 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.23%) CCA
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.23%) HNC
10 1 (1.23%) HND
10 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (54.32%) Hyper-V
2 43 (53.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
4 25 (30.86%) XenApp
5 18 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 15 (18.52%) Firmware
7 11 (13.58%) vSphere
8 6 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 15 (18.52%) SCDPM
3 11 (13.58%) WSUS
4 7 (8.64%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (7.41%) Puppet
6 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.94%) SCCM
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.23%) Ansible
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 54 (66.67%) VMware
2 40 (49.38%) Citrix
3 22 (27.16%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) HP
5 10 (12.35%) Dell
5 10 (12.35%) Veeam
6 7 (8.64%) EMC
6 7 (8.64%) McAfee
7 4 (4.94%) NetApp
8 3 (3.70%) CommVault
9 2 (2.47%) Avaya
9 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) IBM
9 2 (2.47%) Meraki
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.47%) Sonus
10 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto