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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.92% 1.90% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.46% 9.48% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 38
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,050 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £52,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
207 232 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.90% 20.09% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 195 207 247
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,875 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 1 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
Stansted +17 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Tunbridge Wells -20 4 £37,500 -20.21%
Dartford +1 2 £33,750 -8.78% 1
Chatham - 1 £27,500 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
3 44 (60.27%) DNS
4 41 (56.16%) VMware
5 38 (52.05%) Linux
5 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
6 35 (47.95%) Firewall
7 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
8 32 (43.84%) Hyper-V
9 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
10 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
10 29 (39.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (38.36%) iSCSI
12 26 (35.62%) IIS
12 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (34.25%) HP
13 25 (34.25%) Citrix
14 24 (32.88%) DHCP
14 24 (32.88%) vSphere
15 23 (31.51%) Cisco
16 22 (30.14%) DevOps
17 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
17 21 (28.77%) Finance
18 19 (26.03%) Wireless
18 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (26.03%) NAS
18 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (24.66%) Nimble Storage

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 31 (42.47%) MS Exchange
2 26 (35.62%) IIS
3 19 (26.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (23.29%) Lync
5 12 (16.44%) Apache
6 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (39.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) SaaS
2 10 (13.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (60.27%) DNS
2 35 (47.95%) Firewall
3 28 (38.36%) iSCSI
4 24 (32.88%) DHCP
5 19 (26.03%) Wireless
5 19 (26.03%) NAS
6 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
7 12 (16.44%) VPN
8 11 (15.07%) VLAN
9 10 (13.70%) VoIP
10 9 (12.33%) DMZ
10 9 (12.33%) IMAP
10 9 (12.33%) SMTP
11 6 (8.22%) WAN
11 6 (8.22%) LDAP
12 4 (5.48%) LAN
13 3 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (2.74%) FTP
14 2 (2.74%) Internet
15 1 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.66%) Redis
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Systems Engineer
2 27 (36.99%) Support Engineer
3 23 (31.51%) Systems Support
3 23 (31.51%) Systems Support Engineer
4 15 (20.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Network Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.85%) Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) IT Operations Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Operations Manager
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Project Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.18%) EqualLogic
3 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
4 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
5 10 (13.70%) iPhone
6 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
6 9 (12.33%) Thin Client
6 9 (12.33%) Replication
6 9 (12.33%) PDA
6 9 (12.33%) Fat Client
7 6 (8.22%) Clustering
7 6 (8.22%) HACMP
8 1 (1.37%) AS400
8 1 (1.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 38 (52.05%) Linux
3 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.33%) Mac OS
7 9 (12.33%) Windows Vista
7 9 (12.33%) Android
7 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (10.96%) UNIX
8 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (8.22%) AIX
9 6 (8.22%) Solaris
10 2 (2.74%) CentOS
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) DevOps
2 17 (23.29%) ITIL
3 14 (19.18%) Capacity Management
4 13 (17.81%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security
7 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Operations Management
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.48%) Security Management
9 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.11%) SIEM
10 2 (2.74%) Server Building
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.74%) Change Management
10 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) Perl
2 6 (8.22%) Python
2 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) C
5 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) MCSE
2 2 (2.74%) CCNA
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.37%) CCNP
3 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.84%) Hyper-V
3 29 (39.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (32.88%) vSphere
5 11 (15.07%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (13.70%) VMware ESX
7 9 (12.33%) DFS Replication
8 6 (8.22%) NFS
8 6 (8.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (8.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (6.85%) XenApp
10 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) HAProxy
2 15 (20.55%) SCCM
3 14 (19.18%) SCOM
3 14 (19.18%) SCVMM
4 10 (13.70%) Backup Exec
5 8 (10.96%) NetBackup
6 6 (8.22%) Control-M
6 6 (8.22%) OpenView
6 6 (8.22%) Puppet
6 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.74%) Legato
7 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 41 (56.16%) VMware
3 25 (34.25%) HP
3 25 (34.25%) Citrix
4 23 (31.51%) Cisco
5 18 (24.66%) Nimble Storage
6 12 (16.44%) Symantec
7 10 (13.70%) Veeam
7 10 (13.70%) Apple
8 9 (12.33%) Draytek
9 8 (10.96%) Veritas
9 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
10 7 (9.59%) IBM
11 5 (6.85%) Dell
11 5 (6.85%) EMC
12 4 (5.48%) Avaya
13 3 (4.11%) Sun
13 3 (4.11%) Oracle
13 3 (4.11%) NetApp
14 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago