The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.33% 4.04% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.48% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 7
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.56% 12.11% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 12
Average salary £60,000 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SAN
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Colchester region.

SAN Salary Trend in Colchester

SAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 20 (80.00%) HP
1 20 (80.00%) Brocade
1 20 (80.00%) 3PAR
1 20 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 19 (76.00%) CommVault
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (72.00%) CMDB
3 18 (72.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) SCCM
4 5 (20.00%) SCOM
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) WSUS
4 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.00%) Clustering
6 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Storage Specialist
1 18 (72.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
1 18 (72.00%) Backup Specialist
2 2 (8.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) CMDB
1 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) WSUS
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) HP
1 20 (80.00%) Brocade
1 20 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 19 (76.00%) CommVault
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft