Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 159 170
Rank change year-on-year -43 +11 -51
Permanent jobs citing SAN 140 220 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 2.02% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 10.97% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 129 203 190
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £28,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - -

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 1807 2006 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.59% 18.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1645 1962
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -52 31 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Gloucestershire +26 30 £42,500 -3.41%
Somerset -3 29 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Dorset -25 28 £36,500 +16.80% 3
Wiltshire +3 17 £33,000 +1.54%
Devon +13 8 £35,000 +27.27% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 109 (77.86%) VMware
2 108 (77.14%) Windows
3 100 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 94 (67.14%) Windows Server
5 69 (49.29%) Active Directory
6 68 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (40.71%) Citrix
8 56 (40.00%) Cisco
9 51 (36.43%) Office 365
10 50 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (33.57%) MS Exchange
12 47 (33.57%) Firewall
13 42 (30.00%) Linux
14 40 (28.57%) NAS
15 39 (27.86%) DNS
16 36 (25.71%) ITIL
16 36 (25.71%) Hyper-V
17 31 (22.14%) HP
18 29 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (20.00%) DHCP
20 24 (17.14%) LAN
20 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (16.43%) VMware ESXi
21 23 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2013
21 23 (16.43%) WAN
22 22 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 22 (15.71%) vSphere
23 21 (15.00%) CCNA
23 21 (15.00%) Cisco Certification

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 47 (33.57%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.86%) Skype for Business
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.00%) IIS
7 5 (3.57%) Apache
8 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (36.43%) Office 365
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.57%) IaaS
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
6 2 (1.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.57%) Firewall
2 40 (28.57%) NAS
3 39 (27.86%) DNS
4 28 (20.00%) DHCP
5 24 (17.14%) LAN
6 23 (16.43%) WAN
7 20 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 17 (12.14%) VLAN
9 15 (10.71%) Wireless
10 14 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (7.86%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (6.43%) Network Security
12 9 (6.43%) VPN
12 9 (6.43%) WLAN
13 8 (5.71%) NetScaler
13 8 (5.71%) VoIP
14 7 (5.00%) Kerberos
14 7 (5.00%) LDAP
15 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.57%) MySQL
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) JIRA
1 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Advertising
3 5 (3.57%) Military
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.71%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) Analyst
6 14 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 13 (9.29%) Administrator
7 13 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.57%) Team Leader
9 11 (7.86%) Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.00%) Linux Support
11 7 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 3 (2.14%) REST
2 3 (2.14%) Web Services
3 2 (1.43%) Java EE
3 2 (1.43%) JSON
3 2 (1.43%) SOAP
3 2 (1.43%) WSDL
3 2 (1.43%) XSD
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Replication
2 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.29%) Clustering
5 6 (4.29%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (3.57%) iPad
7 4 (2.86%) CCTV
8 3 (2.14%) Derivative
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.43%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.43%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) PKI
10 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (77.14%) Windows
2 94 (67.14%) Windows Server
3 50 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (30.00%) Linux
6 12 (8.57%) AIX
6 12 (8.57%) Windows 10
6 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.86%) CentOS
8 8 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.71%) Unix
9 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.86%) HPUX
10 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.71%) Solaris
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) ITIL
2 17 (12.14%) Project Management
3 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 15 (10.71%) Service Management
5 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.29%) Data Protection
6 11 (7.86%) ITIL V3
7 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 9 (6.43%) ITSM
8 9 (6.43%) Migration
8 9 (6.43%) Proactive Management
8 9 (6.43%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.71%) Information Security
9 8 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) C
5 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (15.00%) CCNA
3 21 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.57%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (9.29%) Degree
6 13 (9.29%) MCSE
7 11 (7.86%) MCSA
8 10 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 8 (5.71%) CCEA
10 6 (4.29%) CCA
10 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.86%) MCP
12 3 (2.14%) MCITP
12 3 (2.14%) VCP5
12 3 (2.14%) VCP6
13 1 (0.71%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (49.29%) Active Directory
2 68 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 23 (16.43%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (15.71%) vSphere
6 20 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 18 (12.86%) XenApp
8 11 (7.86%) Firmware
8 11 (7.86%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (6.43%) Docker
10 8 (5.71%) XenServer
11 4 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.71%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.71%) VMFS
14 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) vCenter Server
2 11 (7.86%) SCCM
3 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (6.43%) SCDPM
5 7 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.29%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.43%) SCOM
7 2 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.43%) WSUS
8 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.71%) Control-M
8 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.71%) OpenView
8 1 (0.71%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.71%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.71%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 109 (77.86%) VMware
2 100 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 57 (40.71%) Citrix
4 56 (40.00%) Cisco
5 31 (22.14%) HP
6 17 (12.14%) Dell
7 16 (11.43%) 3PAR
8 15 (10.71%) Hitachi
8 15 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 13 (9.29%) Veeam
10 12 (8.57%) EMC
11 10 (7.14%) NetApp
12 8 (5.71%) Avaya
12 8 (5.71%) Brocade
12 8 (5.71%) IBM
12 8 (5.71%) Oracle
13 7 (5.00%) Cloudera
13 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.29%) EqualLogic
15 5 (3.57%) Xerox