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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 88 62
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.28% 1.55% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 7.82% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 30
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +24.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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
234 243 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.45% 19.89% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 221 207
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Maidstone - 9 £31,000 -
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
Chatham +2 2 £28,250 -42.05%
Tunbridge Wells -6 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Dartford -1 1 £32,500 -9.09%
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) VMware
3 33 (54.10%) DNS
4 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
5 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
5 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (45.90%) Linux
6 28 (45.90%) Cisco
7 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
8 26 (42.62%) Finance
9 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
9 25 (40.98%) Citrix
10 24 (39.34%) DHCP
10 24 (39.34%) Firewall
11 21 (34.43%) HP
11 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
11 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (32.79%) vSphere
13 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
14 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
14 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (24.59%) Wireless
16 15 (24.59%) IIS
17 14 (22.95%) ITIL
17 14 (22.95%) VPN
17 14 (22.95%) Project Management
17 14 (22.95%) NAS
17 14 (22.95%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.59%) IIS
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (18.03%) Apache
5 8 (13.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.20%) Lync
7 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) DNS
2 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 24 (39.34%) DHCP
3 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
4 15 (24.59%) Wireless
5 14 (22.95%) VPN
5 14 (22.95%) NAS
6 11 (18.03%) VLAN
6 11 (18.03%) iSCSI
7 10 (16.39%) VoIP
8 8 (13.11%) WAN
8 8 (13.11%) SMTP
8 8 (13.11%) DMZ
8 8 (13.11%) IMAP
9 7 (11.48%) LDAP
10 6 (9.84%) LAN
11 2 (3.28%) WLAN
11 2 (3.28%) FTP
12 1 (1.64%) MPLS
12 1 (1.64%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Advertising
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Support Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Systems Support
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Systems Support Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Administrator
6 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.48%) Network Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Operations Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) iPhone
2 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
3 9 (14.75%) Thin Client
3 9 (14.75%) Fat Client
4 8 (13.11%) Replication
4 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
4 8 (13.11%) PDA
5 7 (11.48%) Clustering
5 7 (11.48%) HACMP
6 3 (4.92%) iPad
7 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Linux
3 21 (34.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (19.67%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.11%) UNIX
7 8 (13.11%) Mac OS
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Vista
7 8 (13.11%) Android
7 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (11.48%) AIX
8 7 (11.48%) Solaris
9 6 (9.84%) CentOS
10 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
1 14 (22.95%) Project Management
2 10 (16.39%) DevOps
3 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Security Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) SIEM
7 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.48%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) Python
2 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
2 4 (6.56%) CCNA
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.92%) CCNP
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
2 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (34.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (32.79%) vSphere
4 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.95%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (16.39%) VMware ESX
7 7 (11.48%) NFS
7 7 (11.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (11.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (8.20%) DFS Replication
9 4 (6.56%) XenApp
10 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.48%) OpenView
2 7 (11.48%) Control-M
2 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.48%) Puppet
2 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.84%) HAProxy
3 6 (9.84%) SCCM
4 5 (8.20%) SCOM
5 4 (6.56%) WSUS
6 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) VMware
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco
4 25 (40.98%) Citrix
5 21 (34.43%) HP
6 13 (21.31%) Red Hat
7 12 (19.67%) Symantec
8 11 (18.03%) Apple
9 10 (16.39%) IBM
10 8 (13.11%) Draytek
10 8 (13.11%) Veeam
11 7 (11.48%) Veritas
12 6 (9.84%) Avaya
13 4 (6.56%) Oracle
13 4 (6.56%) Dell
13 4 (6.56%) Sun
14 2 (3.28%) EMC
14 2 (3.28%) CommVault
14 2 (3.28%) AirMagnet
15 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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