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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 87 56 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.97% 4.50% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.71% 27.72% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 21
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,550 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
266 202 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.31% 16.24% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 198 161 168
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 March 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
(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
Brentwood +3 33 £50,000 -29.82% 2
Colchester +2 15 £42,500 -22.72%
Loughton - 5 £31,500 - 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Harwich - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 107 (62.94%) Windows
2 85 (50.00%) VMware
3 76 (44.71%) Microsoft
4 75 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 67 (39.41%) Citrix
6 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (34.12%) Firewall
8 54 (31.76%) SQL
8 54 (31.76%) Linux
9 52 (30.59%) HP
10 50 (29.41%) DNS
11 47 (27.65%) Finance
12 44 (25.88%) MS Exchange
13 43 (25.29%) Cisco
14 40 (23.53%) NetApp
15 37 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (21.18%) VMware ESX
17 35 (20.59%) MS Excel
18 34 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
19 33 (19.41%) 3PAR
20 32 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 31 (18.24%) ITIL
21 31 (18.24%) DHCP
22 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
23 28 (16.47%) IBM
23 28 (16.47%) Capacity Planning
23 28 (16.47%) Brocade
23 28 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
24 24 (14.12%) Fibre Channel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.88%) Lync
6 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.00%) MS Office
3 16 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.53%) Office 365
2 5 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (34.12%) Firewall
2 50 (29.41%) DNS
3 31 (18.24%) DHCP
4 24 (14.12%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (12.35%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (10.59%) WAN
7 14 (8.24%) LAN
8 13 (7.65%) H.323
9 11 (6.47%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (6.47%) FWSM
9 11 (6.47%) NAS
10 10 (5.88%) OSPF
11 9 (5.29%) BGP
12 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
13 7 (4.12%) VoIP
13 7 (4.12%) LDAP
13 7 (4.12%) Intranet
14 6 (3.53%) VLAN
15 5 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.41%) MS Access
3 7 (4.12%) MySQL
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (27.65%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Legal
3 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.47%) Storage Specialist
3 24 (14.12%) Network Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 19 (11.18%) Backup Specialist
5 11 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.47%) Network Specialist
6 10 (5.88%) Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Architect
8 8 (4.71%) Capacity Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 5 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.76%) Flash
2 10 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (3.53%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.53%) .NET
4 4 (2.35%) SOAP
4 4 (2.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.35%) CMDB
2 21 (12.35%) iSeries
2 21 (12.35%) AS400
3 19 (11.18%) Clustering
4 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.12%) Statistics
6 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.94%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.76%) Replication
9 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (62.94%) Windows
2 54 (31.76%) Linux
3 37 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (12.94%) UNIX
5 22 (12.94%) Solaris
6 21 (12.35%) AIX
7 20 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.12%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.53%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.35%) CentOS
12 4 (2.35%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (18.24%) ITIL
3 28 (16.47%) Capacity Planning
4 23 (13.53%) Network Monitoring
4 23 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.76%) Change Management
6 18 (10.59%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.82%) Change Control
8 14 (8.24%) Capacity Management
9 12 (7.06%) Project Management
10 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.12%) BCP
11 7 (4.12%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.53%) Performance Testing
12 6 (3.53%) Migration
12 6 (3.53%) Business Continuity
13 5 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.94%) Problem Management
13 5 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.76%) SQL
2 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.35%) VBScript
4 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) MCSE
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.88%) Degree
4 9 (5.29%) CCNA
5 8 (4.71%) MCSA
5 8 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 75 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (21.18%) VMware ESX
4 19 (11.18%) XenApp
5 11 (6.47%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.29%) vSphere
7 9 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.29%) XenServer
8 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.94%) Xen
10 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) Tivoli
1 22 (12.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (10.00%) SCCM
3 14 (8.24%) SCOM
4 6 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.53%) WSUS
5 5 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.94%) Nagios
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.18%) Opsview
7 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 85 (50.00%) VMware
2 76 (44.71%) Microsoft
3 67 (39.41%) Citrix
4 52 (30.59%) HP
5 43 (25.29%) Cisco
6 40 (23.53%) NetApp
7 33 (19.41%) 3PAR
8 28 (16.47%) Brocade
8 28 (16.47%) IBM
9 23 (13.53%) CommVault
10 22 (12.94%) BMC
10 22 (12.94%) Oracle
11 13 (7.65%) SolarWinds
12 11 (6.47%) Juniper
13 7 (4.12%) Symantec
13 7 (4.12%) Veeam
14 6 (3.53%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.53%) EMC
15 5 (2.94%) Dell
15 5 (2.94%) Sun
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Loughton, Essex
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago