The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 26 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.97% 3.18% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 19.23% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 19.80% 16.56% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 14
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SAN
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Maidstone region.

SAN Salary Trend in Maidstone

SAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Fat Client
2 9 (64.29%) Thin Client
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) VoIP
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (35.71%) CentOS
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (35.71%) Server Building
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) IBM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) VoIP
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Fat Client
1 9 (64.29%) Thin Client
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Server Building
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (35.71%) vSphere
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) IBM