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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 15 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.49% 5.56% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.69% 33.33% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
26 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.46% 16.67% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,750 £50,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (75.00%) HP
1 24 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 23 (71.88%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (71.88%) 3PAR
2 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (71.88%) CommVault
2 23 (71.88%) Brocade
3 21 (65.63%) CMDB
4 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) SCCM
6 6 (18.75%) SCOM
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) WSUS
7 5 (15.63%) DHCP
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.50%) Clustering
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.25%) Linux
10 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.25%) vSphere
10 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Storage Specialist
2 19 (59.38%) Senior Storage Specialist
2 19 (59.38%) Backup Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (65.63%) CMDB
3 4 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) HP
2 23 (71.88%) CommVault
2 23 (71.88%) Brocade
2 23 (71.88%) 3PAR
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Websense