Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 234 152
Rank change year-on-year +24 -82 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 148 100 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.39% 0.98% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.93% 6.31% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 127 91 211
South West median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 1,867 1,585 2,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.56% 15.60% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,247 1,852
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +12 43 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Somerset +42 29 £32,500 -21.69% 3
Dorset -40 26 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Gloucestershire +44 20 £36,750 - 3
Wiltshire -4 17 £42,000 +34.40% 5
Devon +4 13 £27,500 -4.35% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 130 (87.84%) VMware
2 128 (86.49%) Windows
3 105 (70.95%) Windows Server
4 90 (60.81%) Active Directory
5 78 (52.70%) Microsoft
6 75 (50.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (43.92%) Firewall
8 63 (42.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 61 (41.22%) Office 365
9 61 (41.22%) Cisco
10 60 (40.54%) MS Exchange
11 58 (39.19%) Citrix
12 57 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (32.43%) Hyper-V
14 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
14 38 (25.68%) ITIL
15 36 (24.32%) NAS
16 34 (22.97%) DNS
17 31 (20.95%) Linux
17 31 (20.95%) WAN
18 30 (20.27%) SQL
19 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
19 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (18.24%) HP
21 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (15.54%) Data Centre
22 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (15.54%) DHCP
22 23 (15.54%) LAN
22 23 (15.54%) Project Management

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 60 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.19%) Skype for Business
4 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.38%) Apache
5 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 61 (41.22%) Office 365
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.38%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (43.92%) Firewall
2 38 (25.68%) TCP/IP
3 36 (24.32%) NAS
4 34 (22.97%) DNS
5 31 (20.95%) WAN
6 23 (15.54%) DHCP
6 23 (15.54%) LAN
7 21 (14.19%) Wireless
8 16 (10.81%) WLAN
9 14 (9.46%) VLAN
9 14 (9.46%) VoIP
10 13 (8.78%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (7.43%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (6.08%) Skype
12 9 (6.08%) VPN
13 7 (4.73%) iSCSI
14 6 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (3.38%) DDNS
15 5 (3.38%) IPsec
15 5 (3.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) MySQL
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Back Office
3 5 (3.38%) Legal
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 34 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.54%) Infrastructure Support
4 16 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 16 (10.81%) IT Manager
5 14 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 14 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.78%) Administrator
6 13 (8.78%) Technical Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) IT Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.43%) Analyst
8 11 (7.43%) Customer Communications Manager
8 11 (7.43%) IT Communications Manager
8 11 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.73%) Consultant
9 7 (4.73%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.49%) Clustering
3 13 (8.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.70%) CCTV
5 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.35%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 128 (86.49%) Windows
2 105 (70.95%) Windows Server
3 75 (50.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (42.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (20.95%) Linux
6 18 (12.16%) AIX
7 16 (10.81%) CentOS
7 16 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 14 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.11%) Windows 10
10 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.73%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.38%) Unix
13 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) ITIL
2 23 (15.54%) Project Management
3 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (7.43%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.76%) Migration
6 10 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (6.76%) Presales
6 10 (6.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (4.73%) Service Management
8 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.05%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.38%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (2.70%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.70%) Business Development
10 4 (2.70%) IT Strategy
10 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.70%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) SQL
2 18 (12.16%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.51%) CCNA
3 20 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (7.43%) MCSA
5 8 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (4.73%) MCITP
7 6 (4.05%) CCNP
7 6 (4.05%) DBS Check
7 6 (4.05%) MCSE
8 5 (3.38%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.03%) Degree
10 3 (2.03%) VCP5
11 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.68%) CCIE
12 1 (0.68%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) QA
4 2 (1.35%) COBIT
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 90 (60.81%) Active Directory
2 57 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (32.43%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.49%) XenApp
5 10 (6.76%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.41%) vSphere
7 7 (4.73%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.35%) NFS
10 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.35%) XenServer
11 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.68%) Firmware
11 1 (0.68%) Lustre
11 1 (0.68%) SRDF
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) Backup Exec
1 10 (6.76%) SCCM
2 7 (4.73%) WSUS
3 6 (4.05%) Ansible
3 6 (4.05%) Puppet
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.03%) SCOM
6 2 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.35%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.35%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.68%) vMotion
7 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (87.84%) VMware
2 78 (52.70%) Microsoft
3 61 (41.22%) Cisco
4 58 (39.19%) Citrix
5 27 (18.24%) HP
6 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.14%) Dell
8 14 (9.46%) EMC
9 12 (8.11%) CheckPoint
10 11 (7.43%) Oracle
10 11 (7.43%) Symantec
11 10 (6.76%) NetApp
11 10 (6.76%) Veeam
12 9 (6.08%) Nimble Storage
13 8 (5.41%) SolarWinds
14 7 (4.73%) IBM
15 5 (3.38%) Avaya
15 5 (3.38%) Riverbed
16 4 (2.70%) Meraki
17 3 (2.03%) Sonus