The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 103 83 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 194 228 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.76% 3.11% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 15.25% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 147 178 139
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,700 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1411 1495 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.09% 20.41% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1183 1053
Average salary £43,500 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SAN Salary Trend in the East of England

SAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in the East of England

SAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 98 £42,500 -16.66% 6
Essex -28 40 £45,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +17 25 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Bedfordshire -13 15 £47,500 +13.77% 2
Norfolk +14 14 £30,000 - 2
Suffolk -29 5 £32,500 -24.41%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 226 (71.29%) VMware
2 210 (66.25%) Windows
3 169 (53.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (43.53%) Cisco
5 135 (42.59%) Windows Server
6 129 (40.69%) Microsoft
7 120 (37.85%) MS Exchange
8 119 (37.54%) Firewall
9 117 (36.91%) Active Directory
10 92 (29.02%) Data Centre
11 85 (26.81%) DNS
12 82 (25.87%) Citrix
12 82 (25.87%) Hyper-V
13 80 (25.24%) SQL Server
14 77 (24.29%) DHCP
15 74 (23.34%) Linux
16 71 (22.40%) ITIL
16 71 (22.40%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (21.77%) WAN
17 69 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 65 (20.50%) Exchange Server 2010
19 64 (20.19%) NAS
20 60 (18.93%) HP
21 59 (18.61%) MS Excel
22 57 (17.98%) LAN
22 57 (17.98%) vSphere
23 55 (17.35%) TCP/IP
24 54 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
25 52 (16.40%) Replication
25 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 120 (37.85%) MS Exchange
2 65 (20.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (5.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (5.68%) Apache
6 17 (5.36%) IIS
6 17 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.84%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.58%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.26%) Joomla!
11 4 (1.26%) Moodle
11 4 (1.26%) nginx
11 4 (1.26%) WordPress
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.32%) CMS
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 59 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) assyst
1 6 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.25%) Office 365
2 21 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.95%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (37.54%) Firewall
2 85 (26.81%) DNS
3 77 (24.29%) DHCP
4 69 (21.77%) WAN
5 64 (20.19%) NAS
6 57 (17.98%) LAN
7 55 (17.35%) TCP/IP
8 49 (15.46%) VPN
9 40 (12.62%) VoIP
10 31 (9.78%) SSL
11 28 (8.83%) VLAN
12 26 (8.20%) iSCSI
13 16 (5.05%) FTP
14 15 (4.73%) Internet
14 15 (4.73%) Wireless
15 13 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (3.79%) OSPF
17 11 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
18 10 (3.15%) Network Security
19 9 (2.84%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.89%) Big Data
5 5 (1.58%) MySQL
6 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.95%) MS Access
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) OLTP
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) Redis
General
1 43 (13.56%) Finance
2 14 (4.42%) Legal
3 11 (3.47%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Banking
5 7 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.89%) Games
6 6 (1.89%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (13.56%) Administrator
3 39 (12.30%) Systems Administrator
4 38 (11.99%) Support Engineer
5 36 (11.36%) Network Engineer
6 28 (8.83%) Architect
7 27 (8.52%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (6.94%) Consultant
9 21 (6.62%) Infrastructure Manager
10 20 (6.31%) Technical Engineer
11 19 (5.99%) Server Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) IT Support
12 18 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (5.05%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 16 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 15 (4.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.15%) CSS
1 10 (3.15%) HTML
2 4 (1.26%) Alternative PHP Cache
2 4 (1.26%) LAMP
2 4 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (0.95%) Flash
3 3 (0.95%) MAPI
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) Middleware
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 92 (29.02%) Data Centre
2 52 (16.40%) Replication
3 21 (6.62%) Driving Licence
4 20 (6.31%) Blackberry
5 19 (5.99%) Fat Client
5 19 (5.99%) Thin Client
6 18 (5.68%) iSeries
7 17 (5.36%) EqualLogic
8 16 (5.05%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (3.47%) Clustering
9 11 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.84%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.84%) User Experience
11 8 (2.52%) Celerra
11 8 (2.52%) EMC VNX
12 7 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (1.89%) FMCG
13 6 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (1.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 210 (66.25%) Windows
2 135 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 74 (23.34%) Linux
4 69 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (11.99%) Windows 7
7 36 (11.36%) Unix
8 28 (8.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.84%) CentOS
10 9 (2.84%) Solaris
11 7 (2.21%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.58%) Android
14 4 (1.26%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.95%) AIX
15 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.40%) Disaster Recovery
1 71 (22.40%) ITIL
2 32 (10.09%) Project Management
3 30 (9.46%) Presales
4 28 (8.83%) High Availability
4 28 (8.83%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.57%) Change Management
7 22 (6.94%) Data Management
8 18 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 16 (5.05%) Asset Management
9 16 (5.05%) Migration
9 16 (5.05%) Network Design
10 15 (4.73%) Project Planning
11 13 (4.10%) Information Management
11 13 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (3.79%) Release Management
13 11 (3.47%) Data Migration
13 11 (3.47%) Patch Management
13 11 (3.47%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.77%) SQL
2 48 (15.14%) PowerShell
3 22 (6.94%) VBScript
4 11 (3.47%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.89%) Perl
5 6 (1.89%) VBA
6 4 (1.26%) PHP
7 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.63%) COBOL
8 2 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) AWK
9 1 (0.32%) Tcl
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (17.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (13.25%) MCSA
4 41 (12.93%) MCSE
5 26 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (7.89%) CCNP
7 19 (5.99%) CCNA
7 19 (5.99%) MCITP
8 18 (5.68%) Degree
9 7 (2.21%) MCP
9 7 (2.21%) VCP5
10 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.58%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.26%) CCA
12 4 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.26%) SANS
13 3 (0.95%) CCEA
13 3 (0.95%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.30%) SLA
2 11 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 169 (53.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (36.91%) Active Directory
3 82 (25.87%) Hyper-V
4 57 (17.98%) vSphere
5 37 (11.67%) XenApp
6 20 (6.31%) VMware ESX
7 19 (5.99%) Terminal Services
8 18 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.79%) Xen
10 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.58%) NFS
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (1.26%) iptables
12 4 (1.26%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.26%) Varnish
12 4 (1.26%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.95%) Firmware
13 3 (0.95%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.95%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.79%) Backup Exec
1 12 (3.79%) SCCM
2 9 (2.84%) Cacti
2 9 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.26%) cPanel
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
5 4 (1.26%) WSUS
6 3 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.95%) Puppet
6 3 (0.95%) SCOM
6 3 (0.95%) SnapMirror
6 3 (0.95%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 226 (71.29%) VMware
2 138 (43.53%) Cisco
3 129 (40.69%) Microsoft
4 82 (25.87%) Citrix
5 60 (18.93%) HP
6 38 (11.99%) NetApp
7 36 (11.36%) CheckPoint
8 35 (11.04%) 3PAR
9 30 (9.46%) SonicWALL
10 27 (8.52%) Veeam
11 22 (6.94%) EMC
11 22 (6.94%) F5
12 20 (6.31%) Apple
12 20 (6.31%) Brocade
13 18 (5.68%) Dell
14 17 (5.36%) IBM
15 16 (5.05%) Fujitsu
16 15 (4.73%) Juniper
16 15 (4.73%) Oracle
17 11 (3.47%) Avaya
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Queen Elizabeth's Hospital - NHS Foundation
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 8 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago