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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 149 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 96 237 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 3.05% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 15.39% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 82 176 192
Median salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1106 1540 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.97% 19.82% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1146 1299
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 48 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Essex -6 25 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire -44 17 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Bedfordshire -5 10 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Suffolk -5 2 £52,500 +36.36% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 209 (75.72%) Windows
2 189 (68.48%) VMware
3 159 (57.61%) Windows Server
4 155 (56.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 145 (52.54%) Microsoft
6 138 (50.00%) Cisco
7 135 (48.91%) Firewall
8 126 (45.65%) Active Directory
9 113 (40.94%) MS Exchange
10 102 (36.96%) SQL Server
11 91 (32.97%) Citrix
12 90 (32.61%) Linux
12 90 (32.61%) NAS
13 81 (29.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 79 (28.62%) DNS
15 76 (27.54%) Hyper-V
16 70 (25.36%) MS Excel
17 69 (25.00%) WAN
17 69 (25.00%) vSphere
17 69 (25.00%) Data Centre
18 68 (24.64%) ITIL
19 67 (24.28%) LAN
20 66 (23.91%) DHCP
21 62 (22.46%) TCP/IP
22 61 (22.10%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
24 57 (20.65%) VPN
25 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (19.20%) Disaster Recovery
25 53 (19.20%) XenApp

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (40.94%) MS Exchange
2 58 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (17.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (11.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (6.16%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.26%) Apache
8 9 (3.26%) IIS
9 7 (2.54%) WordPress
10 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.81%) JBoss
12 3 (1.09%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.09%) Moodle
12 3 (1.09%) nginx
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (25.36%) MS Excel
2 34 (12.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) assyst
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.78%) Office 365
2 16 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (48.91%) Firewall
2 90 (32.61%) NAS
3 79 (28.62%) DNS
4 69 (25.00%) WAN
5 67 (24.28%) LAN
6 66 (23.91%) DHCP
7 62 (22.46%) TCP/IP
8 57 (20.65%) VPN
9 38 (13.77%) VLAN
10 31 (11.23%) Wireless
11 27 (9.78%) VoIP
12 25 (9.06%) SSL
13 24 (8.70%) IMAP
13 24 (8.70%) SMTP
14 22 (7.97%) iSCSI
14 22 (7.97%) NetScaler
15 21 (7.61%) DMZ
16 14 (5.07%) FTP
17 10 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (3.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.81%) Big Data
6 4 (1.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) MS Access
7 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
General
1 36 (13.04%) Finance
2 13 (4.71%) Legal
3 5 (1.81%) Banking
4 4 (1.45%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 29 (10.51%) Infrastructure Support
4 25 (9.06%) Administrator
5 23 (8.33%) Analyst
5 23 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 23 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.97%) IT Support
6 22 (7.97%) Server Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) Systems Engineer
7 21 (7.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 21 (7.61%) IT Engineer
7 21 (7.61%) VMware Engineer
7 21 (7.61%) Windows Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) Senior IT Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (6.16%) Consultant
9 17 (6.16%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.61%) MAPI
2 10 (3.62%) CSS
2 10 (3.62%) HTML
3 7 (2.54%) .NET
4 6 (2.17%) Web Services
5 3 (1.09%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 3 (1.09%) LAMP
5 3 (1.09%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.72%) Flash
6 2 (0.72%) Middleware
7 1 (0.36%) JSON
7 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 48 (17.39%) Replication
3 34 (12.32%) Blackberry
4 25 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.61%) iPhone
5 21 (7.61%) PDA
6 14 (5.07%) Clustering
7 11 (3.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (3.62%) Fat Client
8 10 (3.62%) HP Storage
8 10 (3.62%) Thin Client
9 9 (3.26%) EqualLogic
10 7 (2.54%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.54%) FMCG
10 7 (2.54%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (2.54%) iSeries
11 6 (2.17%) iPad
11 6 (2.17%) User Experience
12 5 (1.81%) LPAR
13 4 (1.45%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 209 (75.72%) Windows
2 159 (57.61%) Windows Server
3 90 (32.61%) Linux
4 81 (29.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (22.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (15.22%) Windows 7
8 26 (9.42%) Windows 8
9 25 (9.06%) Windows 10
10 24 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (8.70%) Unix
11 21 (7.61%) Android
11 21 (7.61%) Windows Vista
11 21 (7.61%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.99%) CentOS
13 10 (3.62%) AIX
14 6 (2.17%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.72%) HPUX
16 2 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.64%) ITIL
2 53 (19.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (10.51%) Mentoring
4 24 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 23 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 19 (6.88%) High Availability
7 18 (6.52%) Change Management
7 18 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 17 (6.16%) Asset Management
9 15 (5.43%) Server Building
10 14 (5.07%) Network Management
11 13 (4.71%) Load Balancing
12 12 (4.35%) Project Management
13 11 (3.99%) Network Design
13 11 (3.99%) Presales
13 11 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (3.99%) Translating Business Requirements
14 10 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.62%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.84%) SQL
2 34 (12.32%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.52%) VBScript
4 11 (3.99%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.90%) Perl
6 5 (1.81%) Java
6 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.81%) VBA
7 3 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (15.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (11.23%) MCSE
5 26 (9.42%) MCSA
6 25 (9.06%) CCNA
7 24 (8.70%) CCNP
8 9 (3.26%) MCITP
9 8 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.54%) CCAA
10 7 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.54%) Degree
11 5 (1.81%) MCP
12 4 (1.45%) CCEE
12 4 (1.45%) CCIA
12 4 (1.45%) MCTS
12 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.45%) VCP5
13 3 (1.09%) CCA
14 2 (0.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.68%) SLA
2 12 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) DICOM
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 155 (56.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 76 (27.54%) Hyper-V
4 69 (25.00%) vSphere
5 53 (19.20%) XenApp
6 30 (10.87%) VMware ESX
7 21 (7.61%) NFS
8 19 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (4.35%) Terminal Services
11 10 (3.62%) Xen
12 8 (2.90%) PowerHA
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.45%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
15 3 (1.09%) iptables
15 3 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (1.09%) Sendmail
15 3 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.90%) SCCM
3 7 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.45%) Linux-HA
6 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.09%) Cacti
7 3 (1.09%) cPanel
7 3 (1.09%) Nagios
8 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.72%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.36%) Puppet
9 1 (0.36%) Simpana
9 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (68.48%) VMware
2 145 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 138 (50.00%) Cisco
4 91 (32.97%) Citrix
5 51 (18.48%) HP
6 34 (12.32%) Apple
6 34 (12.32%) Veeam
7 27 (9.78%) NetApp
7 27 (9.78%) Red Hat
8 24 (8.70%) 3PAR
9 21 (7.61%) CheckPoint
9 21 (7.61%) Draytek
10 20 (7.25%) Dell
11 18 (6.52%) SonicWALL
12 17 (6.16%) EMC
13 12 (4.35%) Avaya
14 11 (3.99%) Fujitsu
15 8 (2.90%) Brocade
15 8 (2.90%) F5
15 8 (2.90%) Juniper
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