The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 26 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.01% 2.27% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 12.00% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 21
Median salary £40,500 £41,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
SAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
245 200 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.39% 18.94% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 224 183 194
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SAN Salary Trend in Kent

SAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Kent

SAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Chatham - 5 £28,500 -
Faversham - 3 £38,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +15 1 £35,000 +32.07%
West Malling +2 1 £31,500 -42.72%
Maidstone -13 1 £30,000 -45.45%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 32 (74.42%) VMware
2 25 (58.14%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco
3 22 (51.16%) HP
4 21 (48.84%) WAN
5 20 (46.51%) LAN
5 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
6 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
7 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
8 16 (37.21%) CCNP
8 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 12 (27.91%) Firewall
10 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
10 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (25.58%) DNS
10 11 (25.58%) DHCP
10 11 (25.58%) SCOM
11 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.26%) MCSE
12 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
12 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.93%) VPN
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) SCCM
12 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.60%) Meraki

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) WAN
2 20 (46.51%) LAN
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) DHCP
4 11 (25.58%) DNS
5 9 (20.93%) VPN
6 8 (18.60%) MPLS
6 8 (18.60%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (16.28%) BGP
7 7 (16.28%) OSPF
8 5 (11.63%) EIGRP
8 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (11.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (11.63%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.63%) IPsec
8 5 (11.63%) SSL
8 5 (11.63%) VLAN
8 5 (11.63%) VoIP
8 5 (11.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix Support
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
6 4 (9.30%) Network Support
6 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.98%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) iPhone
3 2 (4.65%) AS400
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.98%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (9.30%) Change Control
3 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Security Management
4 2 (4.65%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.33%) ERP
5 1 (2.33%) High Availability
5 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.33%) People Management
5 1 (2.33%) Presales
5 1 (2.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) RPG
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) CCNP
1 16 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (23.26%) MCSE
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) MCSA
5 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.60%) XenApp
5 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.98%) vSphere
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCOM
2 9 (20.93%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) Foglight
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 22 (51.16%) HP
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Meraki
6 7 (16.28%) F5
7 6 (13.95%) Brocade
7 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.30%) Apple
9 3 (6.98%) Avaya
9 3 (6.98%) NetApp
9 3 (6.98%) Symantec
10 2 (4.65%) Infor
10 2 (4.65%) IPFX
10 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
11 1 (2.33%) MAPICS
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle
11 1 (2.33%) Sun