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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 215 208 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 -75 +45
Permanent jobs citing SAN 70 18 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 0.37% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 2.29% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 27
10th Percentile £30,825 £34,125 -
25th Percentile £41,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £59,375 £50,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% -3.00% +11.11%

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 1,191 787 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.26% 16.09% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 636 501 408
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,344 £34,472 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.30%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £69,688 £70,000 £72,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -5 29 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Hertfordshire -6 27 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Norfolk +3 6 £37,000 -23.71% 1
Essex - 6 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 51 (72.86%) Azure
2 46 (65.71%) Windows
3 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 38 (54.29%) VMware
5 38 (54.29%) AWS
5 38 (54.29%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (52.86%) Linux
6 37 (52.86%) ITIL
7 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (47.14%) DNS
9 32 (45.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
10 30 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
11 29 (41.43%) PowerShell
12 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Clustering
12 26 (37.14%) Customer Service
13 25 (35.71%) MCSE
13 25 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (35.71%) NAS
14 24 (34.29%) Veeam
14 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
14 24 (34.29%) DHCP
14 24 (34.29%) Clustering
14 24 (34.29%) Load Balancing
15 23 (32.86%) SCCM
15 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
15 23 (32.86%) CentOS
15 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (31.43%) Windows Server

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 15 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (72.86%) Azure
2 38 (54.29%) AWS
3 30 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (25.71%) IaaS
6 15 (21.43%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.86%) Lucidchart
9 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) DNS
2 25 (35.71%) NAS
3 24 (34.29%) DHCP
4 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
5 20 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (12.86%) Firewall
7 8 (11.43%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) WAN
8 6 (8.57%) Wireless
9 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.71%) SD-WAN
10 4 (5.71%) SNMP
10 4 (5.71%) VLAN
10 4 (5.71%) VoIP
10 4 (5.71%) VPN
11 3 (4.29%) IPsec
11 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.29%) Network Security
11 3 (4.29%) WLAN
12 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) GitLab
1 15 (21.43%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (21.43%) Games
3 5 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.14%) Social Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 4 (5.71%) Law
5 3 (4.29%) Aviation
5 3 (4.29%) Finance
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (21.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) IT Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) IT Support
8 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 24 (34.29%) Clustering
3 21 (30.00%) Replication
4 18 (25.71%) EMC VNX
5 15 (21.43%) Private Cloud
6 5 (7.14%) PKI
6 5 (7.14%) Public Cloud
7 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (4.29%) IVR
8 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.86%) User Experience
10 1 (1.43%) CMDB
10 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Linux
3 23 (32.86%) CentOS
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 15 (21.43%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (18.57%) Ubuntu
7 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (7.14%) Debian
10 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.71%) SUSE
10 4 (5.71%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (52.86%) ITIL
3 32 (45.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (37.14%) Customer Service
5 24 (34.29%) Load Balancing
6 21 (30.00%) Change Control
6 21 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 18 (25.71%) Service Management
8 17 (24.29%) Business Case
9 16 (22.86%) DevOps
10 15 (21.43%) CI/CD
10 15 (21.43%) Cloud Operations
10 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (14.29%) Change Management
12 6 (8.57%) Migration
12 6 (8.57%) Network Management
12 6 (8.57%) Project Management
13 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) AWK
3 2 (2.86%) Bash
3 2 (2.86%) sed
3 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) MCSE
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (28.57%) MCSA
4 8 (11.43%) CCNA
4 8 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Azure Certification
7 2 (2.86%) CCAA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.43%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (27.14%) vSphere
5 18 (25.71%) Terminal Services
6 15 (21.43%) Docker
7 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.71%) Firmware
8 4 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.86%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.86%) GPFS
9 2 (2.86%) NFS
9 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 23 (32.86%) SCCM
3 20 (28.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 20 (28.57%) Terraform
4 19 (27.14%) SCOM
4 19 (27.14%) vCenter Server
5 18 (25.71%) SCOrch
6 15 (21.43%) Ansible
6 15 (21.43%) Kubernetes
7 14 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.86%) WMI
11 1 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (54.29%) VMware
3 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
3 24 (34.29%) Veeam
4 20 (28.57%) 3PAR
5 19 (27.14%) EMC
6 18 (25.71%) Brocade
6 18 (25.71%) jetNEXUS
6 18 (25.71%) Oracle
6 18 (25.71%) Rackspace
7 15 (21.43%) Citrix
8 14 (20.00%) Symantec
9 9 (12.86%) Cisco
10 8 (11.43%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (8.57%) HP
12 4 (5.71%) Aruba
12 4 (5.71%) F5
12 4 (5.71%) Juniper
12 4 (5.71%) Palo Alto
13 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds