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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 65 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 32 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.91% 2.22% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 10.04% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 31
Average salary £45,000 £51,875 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.25% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
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
228 229 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.71% 22.15% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 199 206 200
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Dartford - 5 £45,000 -
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Chatham -9 2 £32,000 -54.28%
Faversham +1 1 £35,000 -6.66%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (80.77%) Windows
2 38 (73.08%) VMware
3 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 33 (63.46%) Windows Server
5 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (42.31%) Cisco
10 20 (38.46%) DNS
10 20 (38.46%) ITIL
10 20 (38.46%) HP
10 20 (38.46%) iSCSI
10 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
11 19 (36.54%) Firewall
11 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
12 17 (32.69%) DHCP
12 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (30.77%) Citrix
14 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 12 (23.08%) NAS
15 12 (23.08%) IIS
15 12 (23.08%) SCCM
16 11 (21.15%) SQL
16 11 (21.15%) LAN
16 11 (21.15%) WAN
16 11 (21.15%) Lync

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (23.08%) IIS
5 11 (21.15%) Lync
6 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
8 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Office 365
2 8 (15.38%) SaaS
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.69%) IaaS
4 4 (7.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) DNS
1 20 (38.46%) iSCSI
2 19 (36.54%) Firewall
3 17 (32.69%) DHCP
4 12 (23.08%) NAS
5 11 (21.15%) LAN
5 11 (21.15%) WAN
6 8 (15.38%) VoIP
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
8 6 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (9.62%) Wireless
10 2 (3.85%) VLAN
11 1 (1.92%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) IT Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) IT Support
2 9 (17.31%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Network Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Project Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.69%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Windows Server
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.46%) Linux
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.77%) Unix
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) High Availability
2 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.54%) Release Management
5 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.77%) Security Management
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Optimisation
8 2 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Line Management
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (51.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.31%) vSphere
5 7 (13.46%) DFS Replication
6 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.54%) XenApp
6 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (7.69%) ISA Server
8 3 (5.77%) vCloud
9 2 (3.85%) NFS
9 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 10 (19.23%) SCOM
3 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
3 5 (9.62%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) VMware
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) Cisco
4 20 (38.46%) HP
5 16 (30.77%) Citrix
6 9 (17.31%) Dell
7 5 (9.62%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (7.69%) WatchGuard
9 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.77%) Draytek
9 3 (5.77%) EMC
9 3 (5.77%) Sophos
9 3 (5.77%) Veeam
10 1 (1.92%) Intel
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