Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 220 161
Rank change year-on-year -2 -59 -45
Permanent jobs citing SAN 120 128 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 1.24% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 7.71% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 118 190
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,375 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 1,731 1,660 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.66% 16.07% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,383 1,343 1,771
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,240 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Dorset -17 36 £35,000 -4.11% 5
Bristol +4 33 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Gloucestershire +14 18 £35,500 -16.47% 3
Somerset +34 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wiltshire -16 12 £50,000 +66.67% 4
Devon +9 5 £40,000 +45.45%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 98 (81.67%) VMware
2 97 (80.83%) Windows
3 76 (63.33%) Windows Server
4 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 61 (50.83%) Active Directory
6 55 (45.83%) Citrix
7 53 (44.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 49 (40.83%) Cisco
9 49 (40.83%) Firewall
10 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (40.00%) Office 365
11 46 (38.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (37.50%) Hyper-V
13 39 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (28.33%) NAS
15 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (25.83%) SQL
17 26 (21.67%) DNS
17 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (20.83%) Linux
19 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
19 22 (18.33%) ITIL
19 22 (18.33%) HP
19 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (17.50%) Data Centre
21 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
21 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
22 19 (15.83%) LAN
22 19 (15.83%) Problem-Solving

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 50 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.50%) IIS
5 8 (6.67%) Apache
6 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.67%) Site Server
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (40.00%) Office 365
2 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.83%) Firewall
2 34 (28.33%) NAS
3 26 (21.67%) DNS
4 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 19 (15.83%) LAN
6 18 (15.00%) WAN
7 13 (10.83%) DHCP
8 12 (10.00%) WLAN
9 10 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (8.33%) VoIP
9 10 (8.33%) Wireless
10 8 (6.67%) DDNS
10 8 (6.67%) Skype
10 8 (6.67%) Unified Communications
11 6 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.17%) SSL
12 5 (4.17%) VPN
13 3 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) MySQL
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Back Office
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Military
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 32 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Infrastructure Support
4 18 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (14.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (14.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 16 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
7 15 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) DBA
9 10 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
10 9 (7.50%) Consultant
10 9 (7.50%) Windows Support Engineer
11 8 (6.67%) Administrator
11 8 (6.67%) IT Engineer
11 8 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.83%) Service Desk Engineer
12 7 (5.83%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.50%) Clustering
3 11 (9.17%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) BYOD
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (80.83%) Windows
2 76 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (20.83%) Linux
6 9 (7.50%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.00%) AIX
7 6 (5.00%) CentOS
8 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.50%) Unix
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.67%) Debian
11 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (18.33%) ITIL
3 19 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 15 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (9.17%) Server Management
7 10 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (6.67%) Service Management
9 7 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
10 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.33%) Change Management
11 4 (3.33%) High Availability
11 4 (3.33%) Information Security
11 4 (3.33%) Presales
11 4 (3.33%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.33%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.33%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
3 17 (14.17%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (13.33%) CCNA
5 15 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.33%) CCNP
7 8 (6.67%) MCSE
8 7 (5.83%) MCSA
9 5 (4.17%) MCITP
10 4 (3.33%) CCA
10 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.67%) CCAA
13 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.83%) Degree
13 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 6 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 6 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (50.83%) Active Directory
2 53 (44.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.83%) XenApp
5 10 (8.33%) vSphere
5 10 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.83%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.67%) GPFS
9 2 (1.67%) Lustre
9 2 (1.67%) Xen
9 2 (1.67%) XenServer
10 1 (0.83%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) SCCM
2 7 (5.83%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.17%) WSUS
4 4 (3.33%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.83%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.83%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 98 (81.67%) VMware
2 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 55 (45.83%) Citrix
4 49 (40.83%) Cisco
5 22 (18.33%) HP
6 16 (13.33%) EMC
7 13 (10.83%) CheckPoint
7 13 (10.83%) Dell
8 12 (10.00%) Veeam
9 11 (9.17%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.83%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle
10 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.83%) Symantec
11 6 (5.00%) IBM
12 5 (4.17%) Avaya
13 3 (2.50%) Apple
13 3 (2.50%) Meraki
13 3 (2.50%) Sonus
14 2 (1.67%) SonicWALL