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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 134 86
Rank change year-on-year -49 -48  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 59 106 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.11% 2.02% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 10.06% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51 77 158
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 792 1054 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.90% 20.13% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 655 863 1030
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,075
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -33 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Gloucestershire -19 14 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Dorset +3 12 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Devon +10 7 £30,000 -6.97%
Wiltshire -7 3 £32,500 -5.79%
Somerset -17 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Cornwall -12 2 £24,500 -30.00%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 87 (93.55%) Windows
2 81 (87.10%) VMware
3 68 (73.12%) Windows Server
4 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
5 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
6 46 (49.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (44.09%) Cisco
9 40 (43.01%) Office 365
10 39 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
10 39 (41.94%) Firewall
11 34 (36.56%) Linux
12 32 (34.41%) Hyper-V
13 30 (32.26%) Citrix
14 28 (30.11%) HP
15 25 (26.88%) NAS
16 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (21.51%) SQL
18 17 (18.28%) MCSE
18 17 (18.28%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (18.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (16.13%) Skype for Business
19 15 (16.13%) LAN
19 15 (16.13%) WAN
19 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 15 (16.13%) DNS
20 14 (15.05%) ITIL
20 14 (15.05%) MCSA

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 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (16.13%) Skype for Business
4 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.38%) SAS
7 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.08%) Apache
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.01%) Office 365
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.94%) Firewall
2 25 (26.88%) NAS
3 15 (16.13%) DNS
3 15 (16.13%) LAN
3 15 (16.13%) WAN
4 14 (15.05%) Wireless
5 12 (12.90%) DHCP
6 11 (11.83%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.45%) SNMP
8 6 (6.45%) VPN
9 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.38%) VLAN
9 5 (5.38%) Wireshark
10 4 (4.30%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.23%) IMAP
11 3 (3.23%) SMTP
11 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) DTS
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Advertising
3 7 (7.53%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (20.43%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Consultant
4 10 (10.75%) Linux Support
5 8 (8.60%) Field Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Wintel Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) IT Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) IT Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) CGI
1 5 (5.38%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) MAPI
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Clustering
1 8 (8.60%) iPad
2 5 (5.38%) CCTV
3 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.23%) EPoS
5 2 (2.15%) Fintech
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (93.55%) Windows
2 68 (73.12%) Windows Server
3 44 (47.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (36.56%) Linux
6 12 (12.90%) AIX
6 12 (12.90%) CentOS
7 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.53%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.53%) Unix
9 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.38%) SUSE
10 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
11 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.15%) Solaris
12 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Migration
2 11 (11.83%) Project Management
3 8 (8.60%) Data Protection
3 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.53%) Data Analysis
4 7 (7.53%) Time Management
4 7 (7.53%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (6.45%) Information Security
5 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.38%) Data Security
6 5 (5.38%) DevOps
6 5 (5.38%) Feasibility Study
6 5 (5.38%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.38%) ITSM
6 5 (5.38%) Security Management
6 5 (5.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (5.38%) Service Management
6 5 (5.38%) Social Engineering
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.38%) C
3 5 (5.38%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (18.28%) MCSE
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (15.05%) MCSA
4 12 (12.90%) CCNA
4 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 6 (6.45%) MCITP
5 6 (6.45%) MCP
6 4 (4.30%) CCA
6 4 (4.30%) CCEA
6 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.08%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) SLA
2 8 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.38%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 49 (52.69%) Active Directory
2 46 (49.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (34.41%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.83%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (11.83%) vSphere
4 11 (11.83%) XenApp
4 11 (11.83%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.08%) NFS
6 1 (1.08%) Samba
6 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Backup Exec
2 11 (11.83%) SCCM
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.38%) SCOM
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (87.10%) VMware
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 41 (44.09%) Cisco
4 30 (32.26%) Citrix
5 28 (30.11%) HP
6 12 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 10 (10.75%) EqualLogic
8 9 (9.68%) Veeam
9 8 (8.60%) NetApp
10 7 (7.53%) Dell
11 5 (5.38%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.38%) Aruba
11 5 (5.38%) IBM
11 5 (5.38%) SonicWALL
11 5 (5.38%) Sophos
11 5 (5.38%) Symantec
12 3 (3.23%) Sonus
13 2 (2.15%) Avaya
13 2 (2.15%) F5
13 2 (2.15%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Free Food etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Grafham Walbancke
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Wipro
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago