The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 203 257 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.55% 3.36% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 16.05% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 180 219 267
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1588 1601 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.91% 20.95% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1252 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Bedfordshire +5 74 £37,000 -22.10% 7
Hertfordshire -1 73 £50,000 +12.99% 7
Essex -23 21 £42,500 -5.55%
Suffolk +16 19 £45,000 +16.88%
Cambridgeshire -51 17 £37,500 - 7
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 331 (67.97%) Windows
2 286 (58.73%) VMware
3 192 (39.43%) Firewall
4 187 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 186 (38.19%) Microsoft
6 170 (34.91%) DNS
7 164 (33.68%) Active Directory
7 164 (33.68%) Citrix
8 162 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 158 (32.44%) Linux
9 158 (32.44%) MS Exchange
10 150 (30.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 146 (29.98%) SQL
12 124 (25.46%) VPN
13 122 (25.05%) Cisco
14 115 (23.61%) Hyper-V
15 114 (23.41%) NAS
16 112 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 112 (23.00%) DHCP
17 111 (22.79%) LAN
18 110 (22.59%) SQL Server
19 108 (22.18%) MS Excel
20 107 (21.97%) HP
21 106 (21.77%) WAN
22 104 (21.36%) NetApp
23 103 (21.15%) vSphere
24 102 (20.94%) MCSE
25 97 (19.92%) ITIL
26 96 (19.71%) TCP/IP
27 90 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 158 (32.44%) MS Exchange
2 90 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 54 (11.09%) SharePoint
5 46 (9.45%) IIS
6 41 (8.42%) Lotus Domino
7 39 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (4.93%) Lync
10 22 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (3.29%) Apache
12 15 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (1.64%) SAS
14 7 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
16 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
18 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
18 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 108 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.49%) Magento
1 17 (3.49%) Oracle CRM
2 11 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.26%) assyst
3 3 (0.62%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.46%) SaaS
3 10 (2.05%) Office 365
4 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (39.43%) Firewall
2 170 (34.91%) DNS
3 124 (25.46%) VPN
4 114 (23.41%) NAS
5 112 (23.00%) DHCP
6 111 (22.79%) LAN
7 106 (21.77%) WAN
8 96 (19.71%) TCP/IP
9 45 (9.24%) iSCSI
10 40 (8.21%) Wi-Fi
11 37 (7.60%) Reverse Proxy
12 24 (4.93%) Internet
13 22 (4.52%) Fibre Channel
13 22 (4.52%) VoIP
14 17 (3.49%) VLAN
15 15 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (2.87%) LDAP
16 14 (2.87%) HTTP
17 12 (2.46%) NetScaler
18 11 (2.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.31%) MySQL
4 19 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.21%) DTS
13 1 (0.21%) DB2
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 48 (9.86%) Finance
2 22 (4.52%) Marketing
3 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.44%) Law
6 6 (1.23%) Automotive
6 6 (1.23%) Banking
7 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (14.37%) 3rd Line Support
1 70 (14.37%) Administrator
2 60 (12.32%) Support Engineer
3 55 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (11.09%) Systems Administrator
5 52 (10.68%) Network Engineer
6 50 (10.27%) Consultant
7 49 (10.06%) Analyst
8 48 (9.86%) Network Support
9 43 (8.83%) Architect
10 38 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
12 33 (6.78%) PC Support
12 33 (6.78%) PC Engineer
13 31 (6.37%) Network Support Engineer
14 27 (5.54%) DBA
14 27 (5.54%) Developer
15 24 (4.93%) Support Analyst
15 24 (4.93%) Network Analyst
16 20 (4.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.91%) Web Services
2 21 (4.31%) XML
3 20 (4.11%) .NET
4 18 (3.70%) JSON
5 11 (2.26%) Middleware
6 2 (0.41%) LAMP
6 2 (0.41%) WSH
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) WAP
6 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.94%) Replication
2 57 (11.70%) Blackberry
3 37 (7.60%) SecurID
4 30 (6.16%) Clustering
5 29 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 25 (5.13%) Firmware
7 22 (4.52%) CLARiiON
8 19 (3.90%) Symmetrix DMX
8 19 (3.90%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.08%) EMC Centera
10 14 (2.87%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (2.46%) EqualLogic
12 10 (2.05%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.23%) Symmetrix
13 6 (1.23%) Celerra
14 4 (0.82%) EPoS
15 3 (0.62%) Open Source
15 3 (0.62%) PKI
15 3 (0.62%) e-Health
15 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 331 (67.97%) Windows
2 162 (33.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (32.44%) Linux
4 112 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 88 (18.07%) UNIX
6 51 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 47 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (9.03%) Android
9 41 (8.42%) VMS
10 40 (8.21%) Windows Phone 8
10 40 (8.21%) Windows Phone
11 19 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (3.70%) Windows XP
13 15 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (3.08%) Apple iOS
13 15 (3.08%) SUSE
14 14 (2.87%) Solaris
15 9 (1.85%) AIX
16 6 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (19.92%) ITIL
2 89 (18.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (10.68%) Migration
4 43 (8.83%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (6.78%) Problem Management
6 27 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 25 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 25 (5.13%) DevOps
8 23 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
9 21 (4.31%) Project Management
10 20 (4.11%) Data Migration
11 19 (3.90%) Software Deployment
11 19 (3.90%) Release Management
11 19 (3.90%) Configuration Management
11 19 (3.90%) Service Management
11 19 (3.90%) CRM
11 19 (3.90%) E-Commerce
12 18 (3.70%) Asset Management
13 17 (3.49%) Network Design
13 17 (3.49%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 146 (29.98%) SQL
2 69 (14.17%) PowerShell
3 66 (13.55%) Shell Script
4 33 (6.78%) Java
5 25 (5.13%) Perl
6 23 (4.72%) Bash Shell
7 20 (4.11%) PHP
8 15 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.26%) Python
10 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.23%) AWK
11 6 (1.23%) VB
12 5 (1.03%) C
13 3 (0.62%) VBScript
14 2 (0.41%) XQuery
14 2 (0.41%) Korn
14 2 (0.41%) Ruby
15 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 150 (30.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (20.94%) MCSE
3 73 (14.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 64 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (12.73%) CCNA
6 47 (9.65%) Degree
7 40 (8.21%) MCITP
8 37 (7.60%) CCNP
9 30 (6.16%) MCP
10 26 (5.34%) MCSA
11 20 (4.11%) NCDA
11 20 (4.11%) VCP5
12 19 (3.90%) NCIE
13 18 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (3.70%) MCTS
14 15 (3.08%) Sun Certification
15 13 (2.67%) VCAP
16 11 (2.26%) CCA
17 8 (1.64%) Security Cleared
18 7 (1.44%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.54%) SLA
2 15 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.64%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 187 (38.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (33.68%) Active Directory
3 115 (23.61%) Hyper-V
4 103 (21.15%) vSphere
5 66 (13.55%) XenApp
6 51 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (9.86%) VMware ESX
8 47 (9.65%) KVM
9 41 (8.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 38 (7.80%) XenDesktop
11 17 (3.49%) XenServer
11 17 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
12 15 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (2.46%) ISA Server
14 11 (2.26%) VMware Server
14 11 (2.26%) NFS
15 7 (1.44%) vCloud
15 7 (1.44%) VMFS
15 7 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 58 (11.91%) Backup Exec
2 41 (8.42%) Puppet
2 41 (8.42%) SCCM
3 37 (7.60%) McAfee ePO
4 34 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.90%) SCOM
6 17 (3.49%) NetBackup
7 15 (3.08%) Data Guard
8 8 (1.64%) ARCserve
8 8 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.03%) WSUS
10 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.82%) Nagios
11 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.62%) PureDisk
12 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 286 (58.73%) VMware
2 186 (38.19%) Microsoft
3 164 (33.68%) Citrix
4 122 (25.05%) Cisco
5 107 (21.97%) HP
6 104 (21.36%) NetApp
7 65 (13.35%) Symantec
8 60 (12.32%) Oracle
9 47 (9.65%) EMC
10 41 (8.42%) Dell
10 41 (8.42%) Lotus
11 40 (8.21%) McAfee
12 37 (7.60%) Clearswift
13 36 (7.39%) Red Hat
14 25 (5.13%) Veeam
15 23 (4.72%) SAP
16 22 (4.52%) IBM
17 20 (4.11%) Sun
18 19 (3.90%) WatchGuard
19 17 (3.49%) JD Edwards
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