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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 11 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.18% 5.11% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 54.55% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 1
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
22 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.36% 9.36% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 6
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +68.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Colchester

SAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (82.14%) HP
1 23 (82.14%) CommVault
1 23 (82.14%) Brocade
1 23 (82.14%) 3PAR
1 23 (82.14%) Fibre Channel
2 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
2 22 (78.57%) CMDB
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) WSUS
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Backup Specialist
1 22 (78.57%) Storage Specialist
1 22 (78.57%) Senior Storage Specialist
2 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (3.57%) Consultant
2 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (78.57%) CMDB
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
1 5 (17.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) HP
1 23 (82.14%) CommVault
1 23 (82.14%) Brocade
1 23 (82.14%) 3PAR
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft