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

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 141 130
Rank change year-on-year -54 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 39 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 2.17% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 10.83% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 111 106
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,064 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 795 1182 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.71% 20.06% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 600 995 854
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -9 13 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Devon -2 12 £28,750 -0.86% 3
Wiltshire +11 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Dorset +10 5 £29,500 -2.47% 3
Cornwall -8 3 £24,500 -38.75%
Somerset -15 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Gloucestershire -29 1 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 111 (79.29%) Windows
2 110 (78.57%) VMware
3 95 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
5 79 (56.43%) Microsoft
6 65 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 58 (41.43%) Linux
8 58 (41.43%) MS Exchange
8 58 (41.43%) Citrix
9 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (31.43%) Cisco
10 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (29.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (27.86%) Hyper-V
13 37 (26.43%) Firewall
13 37 (26.43%) Office 365
14 35 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 32 (22.86%) HP
16 31 (22.14%) XenApp
17 28 (20.00%) ITIL
18 27 (19.29%) NAS
19 26 (18.57%) Data Centre
19 26 (18.57%) DNS
20 25 (17.86%) Clustering
21 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
21 24 (17.14%) XenDesktop
22 23 (16.43%) VPN
22 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (16.43%) Wireless

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 58 (41.43%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (9.29%) IIS
5 11 (7.86%) Apache
6 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.71%) Skype for Business
7 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.29%) JBoss
8 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.71%) Moodle
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.57%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.43%) Office 365
2 14 (10.00%) IaaS
2 14 (10.00%) PaaS
3 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.43%) Firewall
2 27 (19.29%) NAS
3 26 (18.57%) DNS
4 23 (16.43%) VPN
4 23 (16.43%) Wireless
5 20 (14.29%) DHCP
5 20 (14.29%) LAN
5 20 (14.29%) WAN
6 13 (9.29%) VLAN
7 9 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.71%) IMAP
8 8 (5.71%) SMTP
9 6 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (4.29%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (3.57%) SSL
11 4 (2.86%) WLAN
12 3 (2.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) MySQL
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.14%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.14%) HBase
6 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.71%) DTS
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Games
3 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (19.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 27 (19.29%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 22 (15.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Windows Engineer
5 16 (11.43%) Field Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Administrator
6 13 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (8.57%) IT Administrator
7 12 (8.57%) IT Systems Administrator
8 10 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.00%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Server Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) MAPI
2 6 (4.29%) Middleware
3 3 (2.14%) CGI
3 3 (2.14%) XML
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 25 (17.86%) Clustering
3 22 (15.71%) Driving Licence
4 13 (9.29%) Replication
5 8 (5.71%) EPoS
5 8 (5.71%) iPad
5 8 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.57%) CCTV
7 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.14%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 111 (79.29%) Windows
2 95 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 58 (41.43%) Linux
4 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (13.57%) Solaris
7 18 (12.86%) Unix
8 13 (9.29%) Mac OS X
9 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.71%) OpenVMS
10 8 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (5.00%) Windows 7
12 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
13 5 (3.57%) Debian
14 4 (2.86%) AIX
14 4 (2.86%) CentOS
14 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
15 3 (2.14%) SUSE
15 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) ITIL
2 17 (12.14%) Project Management
3 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 15 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 14 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.29%) Data Protection
5 13 (9.29%) Time Management
6 12 (8.57%) ITIL V3
6 12 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (7.86%) Data Analysis
7 11 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.86%) ITSM
7 11 (7.86%) Service Management
8 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.43%) DevOps
9 9 (6.43%) Information Security
9 9 (6.43%) IT Strategy
10 8 (5.71%) Information Security Management
10 8 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) C
2 6 (4.29%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) Python
3 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.14%) C++
4 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.14%) Perl
4 3 (2.14%) PHP
5 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.00%) MCSE
3 16 (11.43%) Degree
4 12 (8.57%) CCNA
4 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.43%) MCP
5 9 (6.43%) MCSA
6 6 (4.29%) EMC Certification
7 4 (2.86%) CCA
7 4 (2.86%) CCEA
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP
9 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
2 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.14%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (57.86%) Active Directory
2 65 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (27.86%) Hyper-V
4 31 (22.14%) XenApp
5 24 (17.14%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.43%) Firmware
7 7 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 6 (4.29%) vSphere
9 5 (3.57%) Samba
10 4 (2.86%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.43%) NFS
13 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) NetBackup
2 13 (9.29%) SCCM
3 9 (6.43%) Backup Exec
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (6.43%) WSUS
4 8 (5.71%) SCOM
5 7 (5.00%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.57%) Nagios
7 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 110 (78.57%) VMware
2 79 (56.43%) Microsoft
3 58 (41.43%) Citrix
4 44 (31.43%) Cisco
5 32 (22.86%) HP
6 21 (15.00%) NetApp
7 14 (10.00%) EMC
8 12 (8.57%) Veeam
9 11 (7.86%) Oracle
10 8 (5.71%) Sun
11 7 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 7 (5.00%) IBM
12 6 (4.29%) CheckPoint
12 6 (4.29%) CommVault
12 6 (4.29%) Intel
12 6 (4.29%) ProCurve
12 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.29%) Software AG
13 5 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
13 5 (3.57%) Veritas
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