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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 31 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.90% 1.82% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.51% 9.71% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 15
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,000 £64,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
177 206 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.29% 18.78% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 149 182 237
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,850 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Sittingbourne - 6 £32,500 -
Dartford -7 4 £72,500 +61.11%
Faversham - 3 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £27,500 -
Rochester - 1 £24,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £27,000 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 51 (80.95%) VMware
2 39 (61.90%) Windows
3 32 (50.79%) Cisco
3 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
4 28 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (41.27%) WAN
5 26 (41.27%) VPN
6 25 (39.68%) LAN
7 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (36.51%) Firewall
8 23 (36.51%) CCNP
9 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
10 21 (33.33%) ITIL
11 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
11 20 (31.75%) HP
12 19 (30.16%) CCNA
12 19 (30.16%) Fibre Channel
13 18 (28.57%) DHCP
13 18 (28.57%) DNS
13 18 (28.57%) WLAN
14 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
15 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (23.81%) Citrix
16 15 (23.81%) BGP
16 15 (23.81%) OSPF
16 15 (23.81%) MCSE
16 15 (23.81%) F5
17 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint

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 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) VPN
1 26 (41.27%) WAN
2 25 (39.68%) LAN
3 23 (36.51%) Firewall
4 19 (30.16%) Fibre Channel
5 18 (28.57%) DHCP
5 18 (28.57%) DNS
5 18 (28.57%) WLAN
6 15 (23.81%) BGP
6 15 (23.81%) OSPF
7 13 (20.63%) EIGRP
7 13 (20.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 13 (20.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (20.63%) IP Telephony
7 13 (20.63%) IPsec
7 13 (20.63%) SSL
7 13 (20.63%) VLAN
7 13 (20.63%) VoIP
8 9 (14.29%) NAS
9 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (6.35%) Aerospace
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (19.05%) Network Support
2 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) IT Support
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix Support
6 6 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 6 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) AS400
2 6 (9.52%) iPad
2 6 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (20.63%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Change Control
4 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.17%) High Availability
6 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Data Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.59%) ERP
6 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.59%) People Management
6 1 (1.59%) Presales
6 1 (1.59%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.59%) Security Management
6 1 (1.59%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.94%) RPG
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (36.51%) CCNP
3 19 (30.16%) CCNA
4 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (23.81%) MCSE
6 14 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (14.29%) MCSA
8 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.59%) MCITP
9 1 (1.59%) MCP
9 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.29%) XenApp
5 8 (12.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (9.52%) Terminal Server
7 4 (6.35%) vSphere
8 3 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) SCOM
2 10 (15.87%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Foglight
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Cisco
3 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.75%) HP
5 15 (23.81%) Citrix
5 15 (23.81%) F5
6 14 (22.22%) Brocade
6 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.11%) Apple
8 6 (9.52%) Avaya
8 6 (9.52%) Infor
9 4 (6.35%) Meraki
10 3 (4.76%) NetApp
11 2 (3.17%) MAPICS
11 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) Symantec
12 1 (1.59%) Dell
12 1 (1.59%) EMC
12 1 (1.59%) IPFX
12 1 (1.59%) Sun