Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 202 159
Rank change year-on-year -23 -43 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 104 139 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 1.37% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 8.15% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 80 131 190
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,375 £57,500 £47,050
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 1,609 1,705 2,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.61% 16.84% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,417 1,677
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 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £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 15 October 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 15 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
Dorset -20 42 £35,000 -2.10% 9
Bristol +9 24 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wiltshire -11 14 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Somerset +22 12 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Gloucestershire -6 7 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Devon +8 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 77 (74.04%) Windows
2 76 (73.08%) VMware
3 63 (60.58%) Microsoft
4 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
5 51 (49.04%) Citrix
6 45 (43.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (42.31%) MS Exchange
8 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
9 39 (37.50%) Office 365
9 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
11 33 (31.73%) NAS
12 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (30.77%) Cisco
12 32 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 30 (28.85%) Firewall
14 25 (24.04%) DNS
14 25 (24.04%) SQL
15 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (17.31%) Citrix Certification
19 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
19 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
20 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
20 17 (16.35%) ITIL
20 17 (16.35%) Linux
21 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
22 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery

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 44 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.62%) IIS
5 9 (8.65%) Apache
6 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.92%) Site Server
9 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (37.50%) Office 365
2 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) NAS
2 30 (28.85%) Firewall
3 25 (24.04%) DNS
4 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (13.46%) DHCP
6 13 (12.50%) LAN
7 12 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (11.54%) WAN
8 9 (8.65%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (8.65%) WLAN
9 8 (7.69%) DDNS
10 7 (6.73%) Wireless
11 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
12 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
13 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.85%) VPN
14 3 (2.88%) Cisco Firepower
14 3 (2.88%) Cisco ISE
14 3 (2.88%) Internet
14 3 (2.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.96%) MS Access
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Military
3 2 (1.92%) Advertising
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 22 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (18.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (18.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (16.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Support
5 16 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) DBA
7 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) Consultant
8 10 (9.62%) Exchange Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) IT Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Field Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Clustering
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.65%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) BYOD
6 1 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 77 (74.04%) Windows
2 60 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (16.35%) Linux
6 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.88%) Unix
7 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.92%) AIX
8 2 (1.92%) CentOS
8 2 (1.92%) Debian
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (16.35%) Incident Management
3 17 (16.35%) ITIL
4 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (11.54%) Server Management
6 10 (9.62%) Service Management
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
7 9 (8.65%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.69%) Storage Management
9 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.77%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.81%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.81%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.81%) High Availability
11 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.31%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.46%) CCNA
5 11 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (9.62%) CCNP
7 8 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.73%) MCSE
9 5 (4.81%) Degree
10 4 (3.85%) CCA
10 4 (3.85%) MCSA
11 2 (1.92%) CCAA
11 2 (1.92%) MCITP
12 1 (0.96%) CCDP
12 1 (0.96%) CCIE
12 1 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 14001
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (43.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (41.35%) Active Directory
3 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.42%) XenApp
4 15 (14.42%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.73%) vSphere
6 5 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.88%) Firmware
8 3 (2.88%) GPFS
8 3 (2.88%) Lustre
8 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.92%) Xen
9 2 (1.92%) XenServer
10 1 (0.96%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) SCCM
2 7 (6.73%) WSUS
3 5 (4.81%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.88%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.96%) Netcool
7 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.96%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 76 (73.08%) VMware
2 63 (60.58%) Microsoft
3 51 (49.04%) Citrix
4 32 (30.77%) Cisco
5 15 (14.42%) HP
6 13 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (11.54%) SolarWinds
7 12 (11.54%) Veeam
8 11 (10.58%) EMC
9 7 (6.73%) IBM
10 6 (5.77%) Oracle
11 5 (4.81%) Dell
12 3 (2.88%) Meraki
12 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.88%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.92%) Apple
13 2 (1.92%) Sage
13 2 (1.92%) Symantec
14 1 (0.96%) Meridio
14 1 (0.96%) WatchGuard