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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.05% 1.73% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 8.58% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 38
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £51,875 £52,500 £69,350
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
198 233 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.10% 20.14% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 209 223
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,925 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Maidstone +4 3 £31,000 -27.05%
Chatham +4 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Dartford +1 1 £32,500 -9.09%
Tunbridge Wells -19 1 £40,000 -14.89% 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) VMware
3 41 (60.29%) DNS
4 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
5 34 (50.00%) Linux
6 33 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 32 (47.06%) MS Exchange
8 30 (44.12%) Firewall
9 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 27 (39.71%) Cisco
10 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
10 27 (39.71%) Citrix
11 26 (38.24%) DHCP
11 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
12 25 (36.76%) Finance
13 24 (35.29%) HP
13 24 (35.29%) vSphere
14 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (30.88%) IIS
17 19 (27.94%) iSCSI
17 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
19 17 (25.00%) ITIL
19 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (25.00%) NAS
19 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (23.53%) DevOps
20 16 (23.53%) Wireless

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) IIS
3 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (17.65%) Apache
6 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (16.18%) Lync
7 9 (13.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) SaaS
2 10 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (60.29%) DNS
2 30 (44.12%) Firewall
3 26 (38.24%) DHCP
4 19 (27.94%) iSCSI
5 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
6 17 (25.00%) NAS
7 16 (23.53%) Wireless
8 12 (17.65%) VPN
9 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 10 (14.71%) VLAN
10 9 (13.24%) IMAP
10 9 (13.24%) DMZ
10 9 (13.24%) WAN
10 9 (13.24%) SMTP
11 7 (10.29%) LAN
11 7 (10.29%) LDAP
12 2 (2.94%) Internet
12 2 (2.94%) FTP
13 1 (1.47%) Network Security
13 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) Redis
3 7 (10.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Advertising
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Support Engineer
3 17 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 17 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Administrator
9 5 (7.35%) IT Operations Manager
9 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (7.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
3 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (14.71%) iPhone
5 9 (13.24%) PDA
5 9 (13.24%) Fat Client
5 9 (13.24%) Thin Client
5 9 (13.24%) Blackberry
5 9 (13.24%) Replication
6 8 (11.76%) EqualLogic
7 7 (10.29%) HACMP
7 7 (10.29%) Clustering
8 1 (1.47%) iPad
8 1 (1.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Linux
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
8 9 (13.24%) Android
8 9 (13.24%) Mac OS
8 9 (13.24%) Windows Vista
8 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
9 8 (11.76%) UNIX
10 7 (10.29%) AIX
10 7 (10.29%) Solaris
11 5 (7.35%) CentOS
12 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) DevOps
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
4 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 7 (10.29%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (8.82%) Information Security
6 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.35%) Server Building
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security Management
8 4 (5.88%) Security Management
8 4 (5.88%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.41%) SIEM
9 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.94%) Change Management
10 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.29%) Perl
2 7 (10.29%) Python
2 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.94%) CCNA
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (39.71%) Active Directory
3 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 24 (35.29%) vSphere
5 14 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
7 7 (10.29%) DFS Replication
7 7 (10.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (10.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (10.29%) NFS
8 5 (7.35%) XenApp
9 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (17.65%) SCCM
1 12 (17.65%) HAProxy
2 11 (16.18%) SCOM
3 10 (14.71%) Backup Exec
4 8 (11.76%) SCVMM
5 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.29%) Puppet
5 7 (10.29%) Control-M
5 7 (10.29%) OpenView
5 7 (10.29%) NetBackup
6 4 (5.88%) WSUS
7 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) VMware
2 39 (57.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (39.71%) Cisco
3 27 (39.71%) Citrix
4 24 (35.29%) HP
5 13 (19.12%) Symantec
6 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 10 (14.71%) Apple
8 9 (13.24%) Veeam
8 9 (13.24%) Draytek
8 9 (13.24%) IBM
9 7 (10.29%) Veritas
10 4 (5.88%) Dell
10 4 (5.88%) Sun
10 4 (5.88%) Avaya
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle
11 2 (2.94%) CommVault
11 2 (2.94%) EMC
12 1 (1.47%) Mitel
12 1 (1.47%) Infoblox
Sittingbourne
Amicus Horizon
Salary: £27,622 per annum rising to £30,691 per annum with service
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health + pension
Posted: 10 days ago