Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 204 164
Rank change year-on-year -33 -40 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 87 137 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.87% 1.34% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 7.45% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 125 208
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 £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,800
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -

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 1,527 1,838 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.22% 17.92% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,485 1,613
South West median annual salary £43,750 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +5 37 £35,000 - 4
Bristol +4 18 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wiltshire -12 14 £50,000 +45.99% 3
Somerset +2 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Gloucestershire -8 2 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Devon +1 1 £47,500 +52.00% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 62 (71.26%) VMware
2 56 (64.37%) Windows
3 51 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
5 47 (54.02%) Citrix
6 39 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (41.38%) Hyper-V
8 33 (37.93%) Office 365
8 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 31 (35.63%) MS Exchange
10 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (32.18%) NAS
12 26 (29.89%) Cisco
13 25 (28.74%) DNS
13 25 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (22.99%) DHCP
14 20 (22.99%) ITIL
15 19 (21.84%) Firewall
15 19 (21.84%) XenApp
15 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
16 17 (19.54%) SQL
16 17 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
18 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (17.24%) CCNA
19 14 (16.09%) Service Management
19 14 (16.09%) Fibre Channel
19 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
19 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared

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 31 (35.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.75%) IIS
5 4 (4.60%) Apache
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.30%) Site Server
8 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.93%) Office 365
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) NAS
2 25 (28.74%) DNS
3 20 (22.99%) DHCP
4 19 (21.84%) Firewall
5 14 (16.09%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (11.49%) NetScaler
7 9 (10.34%) LAN
7 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.20%) VLAN
8 8 (9.20%) WAN
9 7 (8.05%) Wireless
10 5 (5.75%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (5.75%) VPN
11 4 (4.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.60%) VoIP
11 4 (4.60%) WLAN
12 3 (3.45%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.15%) MS Access
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (4.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Advertising
2 2 (2.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Military
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (14.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Support
4 10 (11.49%) IT Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Junior
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) PKI
5 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) BYOD
6 1 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.15%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 51 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 29 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.49%) Linux
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.15%) Unix
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 14 (16.09%) Service Management
4 13 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.94%) Incident Management
4 13 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (14.94%) Storage Management
5 12 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.79%) Server Management
6 11 (12.64%) Data Protection
7 10 (11.49%) ITIL V3
8 9 (10.34%) Migration
8 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Converged Infrastructure
9 8 (9.20%) Fault Management
9 8 (9.20%) ITSM
9 8 (9.20%) Proactive Management
9 8 (9.20%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.24%) CCNA
3 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.49%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (11.49%) Degree
4 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.05%) CCNP
6 6 (6.90%) MCSE
6 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.60%) CCA
8 2 (2.30%) CCAA
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) MCITP
8 2 (2.30%) MCSA
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) CCIE
9 1 (1.15%) HNC
9 1 (1.15%) HND
9 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO 14001
1 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (41.38%) Hyper-V
3 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 19 (21.84%) XenApp
4 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.20%) Firmware
6 7 (8.05%) vSphere
7 6 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.45%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.30%) Xen
10 2 (2.30%) XenServer
11 1 (1.15%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 1 (1.15%) GPFS
11 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.15%) Lustre
11 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (9.20%) SCDPM
3 7 (8.05%) SCCM
3 7 (8.05%) WSUS
4 5 (5.75%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (4.60%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.15%) Netcool
8 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) VMware
2 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
3 47 (54.02%) Citrix
4 26 (29.89%) Cisco
5 12 (13.79%) Veeam
6 10 (11.49%) HP
7 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.05%) IBM
9 6 (6.90%) EMC
9 6 (6.90%) Oracle
9 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.60%) Dell
11 3 (3.45%) McAfee
11 3 (3.45%) Meraki
11 3 (3.45%) NetApp
12 2 (2.30%) Apple
12 2 (2.30%) Sage
12 2 (2.30%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.30%) Symantec
13 1 (1.15%) Veritas