The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 35 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 81 62 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.16% 4.40% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 28.31% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 53 20
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
SAN
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 219 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.83% 15.54% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 187 181 172
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SAN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SAN Salary Trend in Essex

SAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Essex

SAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Brentwood +1 33 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Colchester -2 14 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Loughton - 5 £31,500 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £28,250 -
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 - 1
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 102 (66.67%) Windows
2 79 (51.63%) VMware
3 75 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 74 (48.37%) Active Directory
5 69 (45.10%) Citrix
6 57 (37.25%) SQL
6 57 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 53 (34.64%) Linux
8 50 (32.68%) DNS
9 48 (31.37%) HP
10 47 (30.72%) Finance
11 45 (29.41%) NetApp
12 40 (26.14%) VMware ESX
13 39 (25.49%) Firewall
13 39 (25.49%) MS Exchange
14 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
14 35 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (21.57%) DHCP
16 33 (21.57%) 3PAR
17 32 (20.92%) Cisco
17 32 (20.92%) ITIL
18 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (19.61%) IBM
20 29 (18.95%) Capacity Planning
21 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (18.30%) Brocade
22 26 (16.99%) BMC
22 26 (16.99%) UNIX
22 26 (16.99%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 39 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.54%) Lync
5 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (12.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.92%) Office 365
2 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.68%) DNS
2 39 (25.49%) Firewall
3 33 (21.57%) DHCP
4 23 (15.03%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (8.50%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (8.50%) WAN
6 9 (5.88%) LDAP
6 9 (5.88%) LAN
6 9 (5.88%) NAS
7 8 (5.23%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (5.23%) FWSM
7 8 (5.23%) H.323
7 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.58%) OSPF
9 6 (3.92%) BGP
9 6 (3.92%) VLAN
10 5 (3.27%) Network Security
10 5 (3.27%) VoIP
10 5 (3.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.42%) MS Access
3 5 (3.27%) MySQL
4 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (30.72%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Legal
3 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Games
5 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (19.61%) Storage Specialist
3 20 (13.07%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 20 (13.07%) Backup Specialist
4 17 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (6.54%) Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Server Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Capacity Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Network Specialist
8 6 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) Flash
2 7 (4.58%) Web Services
3 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (16.34%) iSeries
2 25 (16.34%) AS400
3 21 (13.73%) Clustering
3 21 (13.73%) CMDB
4 12 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.58%) Statistics
6 5 (3.27%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.96%) Replication
7 3 (1.96%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (66.67%) Windows
2 53 (34.64%) Linux
3 35 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (16.99%) UNIX
6 25 (16.34%) Solaris
6 25 (16.34%) AIX
7 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (7.19%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.92%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.27%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.27%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.96%) HPUX
13 2 (1.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (20.92%) ITIL
3 29 (18.95%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.07%) Change Management
6 16 (10.46%) Capacity Management
7 13 (8.50%) Change Control
7 13 (8.50%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (8.50%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.50%) Project Management
8 10 (6.54%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.58%) BCP
9 7 (4.58%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.92%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.27%) Migration
11 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.27%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.25%) SQL
2 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.92%) VBScript
4 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) MCSE
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.54%) Degree
5 8 (5.23%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.23%) MCSA
6 6 (3.92%) CCNA
7 5 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.31%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (48.37%) Active Directory
2 57 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (26.14%) VMware ESX
4 20 (13.07%) XenApp
5 10 (6.54%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.88%) XenServer
6 9 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 8 (5.23%) vSphere
8 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.96%) Xen
10 2 (1.31%) vCloud
11 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (16.99%) Tivoli
1 26 (16.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (9.15%) SCCM
3 12 (7.84%) SCOM
4 6 (3.92%) WSUS
5 5 (3.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.27%) Nagios
5 5 (3.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 79 (51.63%) VMware
2 75 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 69 (45.10%) Citrix
4 48 (31.37%) HP
5 45 (29.41%) NetApp
6 33 (21.57%) 3PAR
7 32 (20.92%) Cisco
8 30 (19.61%) IBM
9 28 (18.30%) Brocade
10 26 (16.99%) Oracle
10 26 (16.99%) BMC
11 23 (15.03%) CommVault
12 8 (5.23%) Juniper
12 8 (5.23%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.58%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.92%) Veeam
15 5 (3.27%) WatchGuard
15 5 (3.27%) Symantec
15 5 (3.27%) Sophos
15 5 (3.27%) Sun
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Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
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