Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 191 136
Rank change year-on-year +47 -55 -44
Permanent jobs citing SAN 259 193 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.13% 1.47% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 9.19% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 215 168 232
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,900 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% +4.22% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £44,471 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% - -

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2309 2099 2622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 15.94% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 1695 2052
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,400 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,400 £66,250 £64,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the East of England

SAN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in the East of England.

Salary trend for SAN in the East of England

SAN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in the East of England

SAN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +47 128 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cambridgeshire -27 67 £35,000 -15.66% 5
Bedfordshire +25 24 £50,000 -9.09%
Essex +11 21 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Norfolk - 14 £45,000 - 2
Suffolk +15 6 £33,875 -54.83%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 185 (71.43%) Windows
2 183 (70.66%) VMware
3 134 (51.74%) Microsoft
4 129 (49.81%) Windows Server
5 124 (47.88%) Active Directory
6 122 (47.10%) Cisco
7 109 (42.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 85 (32.82%) MS Exchange
10 83 (32.05%) Firewall
11 80 (30.89%) Citrix
12 76 (29.34%) Hyper-V
13 72 (27.80%) SQL Server
14 70 (27.03%) SQL
15 64 (24.71%) WAN
15 64 (24.71%) HP
16 59 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (20.85%) LAN
17 54 (20.85%) VPN
18 53 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (19.31%) vSphere
20 49 (18.92%) DNS
20 49 (18.92%) ITIL
21 48 (18.53%) DHCP
22 46 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (16.99%) CCNA
23 44 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
24 43 (16.60%) NAS
25 42 (16.22%) Change Management
26 41 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 85 (32.82%) MS Exchange
2 44 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (8.88%) CMS
4 20 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.16%) Apache
7 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.16%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.77%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (8.49%) Office 365
4 11 (4.25%) Mimecast
5 8 (3.09%) IaaS
5 8 (3.09%) PaaS
6 3 (1.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (32.05%) Firewall
2 64 (24.71%) WAN
3 54 (20.85%) LAN
3 54 (20.85%) VPN
4 49 (18.92%) DNS
5 48 (18.53%) DHCP
6 43 (16.60%) NAS
7 33 (12.74%) VoIP
8 32 (12.36%) TCP/IP
9 29 (11.20%) iSCSI
10 25 (9.65%) VLAN
11 15 (5.79%) Internet
12 14 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (3.86%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (3.47%) Unified Communications
14 9 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (3.09%) SSL
16 7 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.11%) MySQL
2 21 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.39%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (15.44%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.34%) Back Office
3 19 (7.34%) Military
4 16 (6.18%) Marketing
5 15 (5.79%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (25.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (20.85%) Support Engineer
3 43 (16.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 36 (13.90%) Consultant
5 28 (10.81%) Analyst
6 26 (10.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (9.65%) Infrastructure Support
8 24 (9.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (8.11%) Administrator
9 21 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 20 (7.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 19 (7.34%) Senior Support Engineer
12 17 (6.56%) IT Engineer
13 16 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (5.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 15 (5.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 14 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 14 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.11%) .NET
2 8 (3.09%) SAML
2 8 (3.09%) XMPP
3 5 (1.93%) Flash
3 5 (1.93%) HTML
3 5 (1.93%) Web Services
4 3 (1.16%) JSON
4 3 (1.16%) REST
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Axis
5 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) Middleware
5 2 (0.77%) WinForms
5 2 (0.77%) WPF
5 2 (0.77%) WSH
6 1 (0.39%) ADSI
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.11%) Client/Server
1 21 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.63%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.86%) HP Storage
3 10 (3.86%) Replication
4 9 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (3.47%) User Experience
5 8 (3.09%) PKI
6 7 (2.70%) EMC VMAX
6 7 (2.70%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.70%) Symmetrix
7 5 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.93%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.16%) Clustering
9 3 (1.16%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.16%) iSeries
9 3 (1.16%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 185 (71.43%) Windows
2 129 (49.81%) Windows Server
3 59 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (14.29%) Linux
5 37 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 29 (11.20%) Unix
7 17 (6.56%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.25%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.47%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.32%) CentOS
11 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.93%) Solaris
13 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.77%) AIX
14 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.39%) Android
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 49 (18.92%) ITIL
3 42 (16.22%) Change Management
4 27 (10.42%) Network Management
5 22 (8.49%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (8.49%) Mentoring
6 21 (8.11%) Software Deployment
7 20 (7.72%) Server Building
7 20 (7.72%) Server Virtualisation
8 19 (7.34%) Document Management
8 19 (7.34%) Process Improvement
9 18 (6.95%) Problem Management
10 16 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.79%) ITIL V3
12 14 (5.41%) Business Continuity
13 12 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (4.63%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.63%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.03%) SQL
2 33 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 23 (8.88%) VBScript
4 13 (5.02%) C
5 8 (3.09%) C#
5 8 (3.09%) Java
6 7 (2.70%) Python
7 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.32%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.16%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.16%) Perl
8 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Ruby
9 2 (0.77%) Korn
9 2 (0.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) F#
10 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (16.99%) CCNA
3 41 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (10.81%) Degree
5 26 (10.04%) MCSE
6 23 (8.88%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (6.18%) MCP
9 15 (5.79%) CCAA
10 13 (5.02%) CCNP
11 11 (4.25%) MCTS
12 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
13 8 (3.09%) CCA
13 8 (3.09%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.70%) CISSP
14 7 (2.70%) MCSA
15 5 (1.93%) MCITP
16 4 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
16 4 (1.54%) Security+ Certification
17 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.06%) SLA
2 35 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (7.34%) ISO 9001
4 12 (4.63%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (3.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 124 (47.88%) Active Directory
2 109 (42.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (29.34%) Hyper-V
4 50 (19.31%) vSphere
5 28 (10.81%) XenApp
6 17 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.54%) KVM
9 4 (1.54%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.77%) Docker
11 2 (0.77%) Postfix
11 2 (0.77%) PowerDNS
11 2 (0.77%) SRDF
11 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.77%) XenServer
12 1 (0.39%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 20 (7.72%) SCCM
2 13 (5.02%) SCOM
3 11 (4.25%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.09%) EMC Navisphere
6 7 (2.70%) Ansible
7 5 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.54%) Nagios
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.77%) Cacti
10 2 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.77%) Opsview
10 2 (0.77%) Puppet
10 2 (0.77%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 183 (70.66%) VMware
2 134 (51.74%) Microsoft
3 122 (47.10%) Cisco
4 80 (30.89%) Citrix
5 64 (24.71%) HP
6 40 (15.44%) NetApp
7 27 (10.42%) EMC
8 25 (9.65%) Oracle
9 23 (8.88%) IBM
10 19 (7.34%) Adobe
10 19 (7.34%) Xerox
11 18 (6.95%) Veeam
12 15 (5.79%) SAP
12 15 (5.79%) SonicWALL
13 14 (5.41%) Dell
14 13 (5.02%) Avaya
15 12 (4.63%) Brocade
16 9 (3.47%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.70%) Juniper
18 6 (2.32%) Zeacom