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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 74 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.86% 4.24% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.01% 25.28% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 18
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £61,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
274 178 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.69% 16.76% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 203 136 158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 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 3 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 -4 26 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Colchester +8 17 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Loughton - 3 £32,000 -
Harwich - 3 - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 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 (60.80%) Windows
2 76 (43.18%) VMware
3 67 (38.07%) Firewall
3 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
4 65 (36.93%) Active Directory
5 58 (32.95%) HP
5 58 (32.95%) Linux
6 56 (31.82%) Citrix
7 55 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (26.14%) Finance
9 45 (25.57%) Cisco
10 44 (25.00%) SQL
11 40 (22.73%) DNS
12 39 (22.16%) MS Exchange
12 39 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (18.18%) NetApp
14 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (18.18%) ITIL
14 32 (18.18%) 3PAR
15 29 (16.48%) MS Excel
15 29 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
17 27 (15.34%) Brocade
17 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
17 27 (15.34%) Network Monitoring
18 26 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (14.77%) VMware ESX
18 26 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (14.20%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 39 (22.16%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (5.68%) Lync
5 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.95%) MS Office
3 13 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (38.07%) Firewall
2 40 (22.73%) DNS
3 28 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
4 26 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (14.77%) Cisco IOS
5 25 (14.20%) DHCP
6 23 (13.07%) WAN
7 19 (10.80%) LAN
8 17 (9.66%) NAS
9 15 (8.52%) H.323
9 15 (8.52%) FWSM
10 14 (7.95%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (6.25%) Intranet
11 11 (6.25%) OSPF
11 11 (6.25%) BGP
12 10 (5.68%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.55%) VoIP
14 6 (3.41%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (3.41%) Network Security
15 5 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) MS Access
3 8 (4.55%) MySQL
4 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (26.14%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Banking
3 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
4 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (21.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.91%) Network Engineer
3 27 (15.34%) Storage Specialist
4 19 (10.80%) Backup Specialist
5 18 (10.23%) Senior Storage Specialist
6 12 (6.82%) Network Specialist
6 12 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.82%) Architect
6 12 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Team Leader
8 9 (5.11%) Analyst
8 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (3.98%) Capacity Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.23%) Flash
2 7 (3.98%) Web Services
3 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.41%) .NET
4 4 (2.27%) SOAP
4 4 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.36%) CMDB
3 16 (9.09%) iSeries
3 16 (9.09%) AS400
3 16 (9.09%) Clustering
4 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.98%) Statistics
5 7 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.41%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (2.84%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.84%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (60.80%) Windows
2 58 (32.95%) Linux
3 39 (22.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (10.80%) Solaris
7 16 (9.09%) UNIX
7 16 (9.09%) AIX
8 10 (5.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.55%) CentOS
10 8 (4.55%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (18.18%) ITIL
3 27 (15.34%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (12.50%) Change Management
5 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.95%) Change Control
7 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
8 13 (7.39%) Migration
9 12 (6.82%) Project Management
10 9 (5.11%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.98%) BCP
12 7 (3.98%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.98%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.41%) Performance Testing
14 5 (2.84%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (2.84%) High Availability
14 5 (2.84%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.27%) VBScript
2 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.14%) C#
3 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) MCSE
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (6.25%) Degree
5 9 (5.11%) CCNA
6 8 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.41%) VCP4
8 5 (2.84%) MCSA
9 3 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.14%) CCDA
10 2 (1.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.57%) CCIE
11 1 (0.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (36.93%) Active Directory
2 55 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.77%) VMware ESX
4 18 (10.23%) XenApp
5 10 (5.68%) XenServer
5 10 (5.68%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.11%) vSphere
7 8 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.84%) Xen
10 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) SCCM
2 16 (9.09%) SCOM
2 16 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 16 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.41%) Opsview
4 5 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.27%) WSUS
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.14%) SCSM
7 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (43.18%) VMware
2 67 (38.07%) Microsoft
3 58 (32.95%) HP
4 56 (31.82%) Citrix
5 45 (25.57%) Cisco
6 32 (18.18%) NetApp
6 32 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 27 (15.34%) Brocade
8 23 (13.07%) IBM
9 22 (12.50%) CommVault
10 17 (9.66%) SolarWinds
11 16 (9.09%) Oracle
11 16 (9.09%) Juniper
11 16 (9.09%) BMC
12 11 (6.25%) EMC
13 10 (5.68%) Veeam
14 9 (5.11%) Red Hat
15 8 (4.55%) Symantec
15 8 (4.55%) Dell
16 5 (2.84%) Sun
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago