The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 72 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 25 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.02% 2.30% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.66% 13.30% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 29
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,350 £35,309
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
237 188 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.82% 17.31% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 196 163 156
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Kent

SAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Dover +1 7 £61,250 -
Dartford -3 3 £36,500 -25.31%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) VMware
3 29 (55.77%) ITIL
4 24 (46.15%) Firewall
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
6 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
8 19 (36.54%) Cisco
8 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (36.54%) VLAN
9 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
10 16 (30.77%) DNS
10 16 (30.77%) HP
11 15 (28.85%) LAN
11 15 (28.85%) WAN
11 15 (28.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
13 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (23.08%) Wireless
14 12 (23.08%) Backup Exec
15 11 (21.15%) Service Delivery
15 11 (21.15%) Citrix
16 10 (19.23%) Dell
16 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (19.23%) VPN
16 10 (19.23%) Finance
16 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (19.23%) XenApp
17 9 (17.31%) Veeam

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (28.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
3 9 (17.31%) IIS
4 8 (15.38%) Apache
4 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.85%) nginx
8 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) FastStats
3 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) IaaS
3 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) VLAN
3 16 (30.77%) DNS
4 15 (28.85%) LAN
4 15 (28.85%) WAN
5 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (23.08%) Wireless
7 10 (19.23%) VPN
8 8 (15.38%) DHCP
8 8 (15.38%) iSCSI
9 7 (13.46%) LDAP
10 5 (9.62%) IP Telephony
11 3 (5.77%) MPLS
12 2 (3.85%) IPsec
12 2 (3.85%) Internet
12 2 (3.85%) VRRP
12 2 (3.85%) SSL
12 2 (3.85%) SMTP
12 2 (3.85%) HTTP
12 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Administrator
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.69%) IT Support
8 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (5.77%) Head of Infrastructure
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) YAML
2 2 (3.85%) Memcached
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) HACMP
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (13.46%) UNIX
4 7 (13.46%) AIX
4 7 (13.46%) Solaris
5 6 (11.54%) VMS
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Debian
8 2 (3.85%) OpenBSD
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.85%) FreeBSD
8 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.85%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Service Delivery
3 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (17.31%) Line Management
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) ETL
5 8 (15.38%) Project Management
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) Release Management
7 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps
8 5 (9.62%) Network Management
8 5 (9.62%) Security Management
9 4 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.69%) Capacity Management
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) PHP
3 6 (11.54%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) C
5 4 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) VB
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCSE
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 7 (13.46%) MCITP
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.54%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) CCDP
5 4 (7.69%) MCSA
5 4 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.77%) MCP
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.92%) CCEE
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) COBIT
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) XenApp
4 7 (13.46%) NFS
5 6 (11.54%) vSphere
6 4 (7.69%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.77%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.85%) Squid
8 2 (3.85%) KVM
8 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 8 (15.38%) ZABBIX
3 7 (13.46%) Puppet
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Control-M
3 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
3 7 (13.46%) OpenView
4 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.77%) SCOM
4 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.77%) Foglight
5 2 (3.85%) SCCM
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Intune
5 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.85%) SCSM
5 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) Cisco
3 16 (30.77%) HP
4 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) Citrix
6 10 (19.23%) Dell
7 9 (17.31%) Veeam
7 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
8 8 (15.38%) Neolane
8 8 (15.38%) ProCurve
9 7 (13.46%) IBM
9 7 (13.46%) Veritas
9 7 (13.46%) Sun
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle
10 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
11 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (7.69%) JBoss
11 4 (7.69%) ExactTarget
12 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.77%) Avaya