Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 114 189
Rank change year-on-year -95 +75 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 16 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.88% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 4.65% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 47
10th Percentile £32,075 " £32,250
25th Percentile £39,500 £38,750 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,625 £57,500
90th Percentile " £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

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 816 344 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.81% 19.00% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 512 269 1,087
10th Percentile £25,345 £26,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -1.05%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -68 10 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Hertfordshire - 6 £41,000 - 5
Essex -14 2 £28,500 -60.69% 3
Norfolk -25 1 £48,500 +13.45% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 - 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (50.00%) Azure
6 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (45.00%) Veeam
7 9 (45.00%) HP
7 9 (45.00%) DHCP
7 9 (45.00%) Cisco
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (40.00%) CCNA
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 8 (40.00%) DNS
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (35.00%) LAN
9 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (35.00%) Social Skills
9 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (30.00%) IaaS
10 6 (30.00%) Mimecast

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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (30.00%) IaaS
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (30.00%) Mimecast
3 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 4 (20.00%) AWS
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Google Workspace
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (10.00%) SNMP
9 2 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (10.00%) Wireless
10 1 (5.00%) BGP
10 1 (5.00%) IPsec
General
1 7 (35.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Military
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (15.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Project Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CCNA
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (25.00%) VCP6
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (10.00%) CCIE
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) MCP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Veeam
4 5 (25.00%) Aruba
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (5.00%) Meraki
7 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow