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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 60 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 39 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.23% 1.83% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.53% 10.38% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 44
Average salary £39,600 £46,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
190 212 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.75% 17.65% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 113 182 196
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 9 £82,500 +50.00%
Colchester +5 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Chelmsford -11 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Saffron Walden - 1 £37,000 -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 75 (65.22%) Windows
2 66 (57.39%) VMware
3 55 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
5 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (41.74%) Citrix
7 45 (39.13%) Finance
8 42 (36.52%) DNS
9 40 (34.78%) NetApp
10 36 (31.30%) VMware ESX
11 35 (30.43%) Linux
12 33 (28.70%) DHCP
13 31 (26.96%) SQL
14 29 (25.22%) Firewall
15 26 (22.61%) ITIL
16 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
16 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
19 21 (18.26%) HP
19 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
20 20 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
20 20 (17.39%) UNIX
21 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
21 19 (16.52%) Clustering
21 19 (16.52%) Brocade
21 19 (16.52%) 3PAR
22 18 (15.65%) Capacity Planning
22 18 (15.65%) Data ONTAP
22 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) Lync
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (12.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.22%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.52%) DNS
2 33 (28.70%) DHCP
3 29 (25.22%) Firewall
4 16 (13.91%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (12.17%) LDAP
6 10 (8.70%) NAS
7 9 (7.83%) WAN
7 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.22%) LAN
9 5 (4.35%) VoIP
9 5 (4.35%) SNMP
10 4 (3.48%) VLAN
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.48%) Intranet
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.61%) OSPF
12 2 (1.74%) BGP
12 2 (1.74%) H.323
12 2 (1.74%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (1.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) MS Access
3 5 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Legal
3 5 (4.35%) Games
4 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 22 (19.13%) Systems Engineer
3 19 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Senior Storage Specialist
4 14 (12.17%) Backup Specialist
5 10 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Architect
8 4 (3.48%) Administrator
8 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.61%) Field Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Consultant
9 3 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.61%) Systems Support
9 3 (2.61%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) Flash
2 5 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.52%) Clustering
3 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (14.78%) iSeries
4 17 (14.78%) AS400
5 14 (12.17%) CMDB
6 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.22%) Windows
2 35 (30.43%) Linux
3 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (17.39%) UNIX
6 18 (15.65%) Data ONTAP
7 17 (14.78%) AIX
8 14 (12.17%) Solaris
9 11 (9.57%) Windows 2000
10 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
11 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (4.35%) Windows 8
12 5 (4.35%) Mac OS X
12 5 (4.35%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.61%) HPUX
14 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) ITIL
2 20 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
3 18 (15.65%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (14.78%) Project Management
4 17 (14.78%) Change Management
5 15 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.43%) Logistics
8 11 (9.57%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.22%) Change Control
10 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.48%) Migration
12 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) MCSE
1 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.35%) MCSA
4 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 2 (1.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
2 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (31.30%) VMware ESX
4 16 (13.91%) XenApp
5 14 (12.17%) XenServer
6 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.74%) vCloud
10 1 (0.87%) vSphere
10 1 (0.87%) Xen
10 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Tivoli
1 18 (15.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (10.43%) SCCM
2 12 (10.43%) SCOM
3 5 (4.35%) Nagios
3 5 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) VMware
2 55 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 48 (41.74%) Citrix
4 40 (34.78%) NetApp
5 21 (18.26%) HP
6 19 (16.52%) Brocade
6 19 (16.52%) 3PAR
7 18 (15.65%) BMC
7 18 (15.65%) Oracle
7 18 (15.65%) Cisco
7 18 (15.65%) IBM
8 15 (13.04%) CommVault
9 5 (4.35%) WatchGuard
9 5 (4.35%) Sophos
10 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) Juniper
10 2 (1.74%) Dell
11 1 (0.87%) EMC
11 1 (0.87%) Apple