Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 143 169
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26 -59
Permanent jobs citing SAN 191 258 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 2.16% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.29% 12.10% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 159 203 199
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.37% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2,057 2,133 2,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.02% 17.84% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,736 1,852
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 August 2018.

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 August 2018. 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 -41 62 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 45 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Bedfordshire +25 38 £50,000 -0.50% 1
Essex +41 37 £40,000 -14.89% 6
Suffolk +5 6 £80,000 +90.48% 1
Norfolk -3 3 £43,750 -2.78%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 147 (76.96%) VMware
2 140 (73.30%) Windows
3 100 (52.36%) Microsoft
4 92 (48.17%) Active Directory
4 92 (48.17%) Windows Server
5 73 (38.22%) Amazon AWS
5 73 (38.22%) HP
6 68 (35.60%) Linux
7 67 (35.08%) Cisco
8 65 (34.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 59 (30.89%) vSphere
9 59 (30.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 57 (29.84%) Data Centre
10 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (29.32%) Citrix
12 55 (28.80%) Hyper-V
13 52 (27.23%) Office 365
14 50 (26.18%) Firewall
14 50 (26.18%) PowerShell
15 47 (24.61%) DNS
16 45 (23.56%) VMware ESXi
17 44 (23.04%) MS Exchange
18 42 (21.99%) TCP/IP
18 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
19 38 (19.90%) ITIL
20 37 (19.37%) NAS
21 36 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
21 36 (18.85%) MCSE
22 33 (17.28%) XenApp
23 32 (16.75%) SQL

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 44 (23.04%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.66%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.62%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.62%) JBoss
5 5 (2.62%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.05%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.52%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 73 (38.22%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (34.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (27.23%) Office 365
4 12 (6.28%) SaaS
5 10 (5.24%) IaaS
6 9 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.09%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (26.18%) Firewall
2 47 (24.61%) DNS
3 42 (21.99%) TCP/IP
4 37 (19.37%) NAS
5 32 (16.75%) WAN
6 28 (14.66%) VPN
7 23 (12.04%) Network Security
8 22 (11.52%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (8.90%) iSCSI
9 17 (8.90%) LAN
10 14 (7.33%) DHCP
11 12 (6.28%) Internet
12 10 (5.24%) Wireless
13 9 (4.71%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (3.66%) SSL
16 6 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (3.14%) SNMP
16 6 (3.14%) Spanning Tree
17 5 (2.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.57%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.57%) MySQL
6 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.05%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.05%) AutoIt
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) Subversion
3 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (9.42%) Retail
2 14 (7.33%) Advertising
3 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Back Office
4 5 (2.62%) Finance
5 4 (2.09%) French Language
5 4 (2.09%) German Language
5 4 (2.09%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (20.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (12.57%) Analyst
3 24 (12.57%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (7.85%) IT Engineer
5 15 (7.85%) IT Manager
6 13 (6.81%) Solutions Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Account Manager
9 10 (5.24%) Administrator
9 10 (5.24%) Architect
9 10 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) IT Support
9 10 (5.24%) Sales Manager
9 10 (5.24%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.04%) Flash
2 17 (8.90%) Web Services
3 5 (2.62%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (2.62%) ADSI
3 5 (2.62%) EJB
3 5 (2.62%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (2.62%) HornetQ
3 5 (2.62%) Java EE
3 5 (2.62%) Java SE
3 5 (2.62%) JMS
3 5 (2.62%) JSON
3 5 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.62%) XML
4 3 (1.57%) LDAP
5 2 (1.05%) OAuth
6 1 (0.52%) .NET
6 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.84%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.04%) Replication
2 23 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.33%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (7.33%) HP Storage
5 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.19%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.19%) iPhone
7 7 (3.66%) iSeries
8 5 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.62%) User Experience
9 3 (1.57%) Clustering
9 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Wiki
11 1 (0.52%) CMDB
11 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (73.30%) Windows
2 92 (48.17%) Windows Server
3 68 (35.60%) Linux
4 36 (18.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (12.57%) Unix
7 22 (11.52%) Windows XP
8 14 (7.33%) HPUX
9 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.24%) Windows 7
11 9 (4.71%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.66%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.05%) CentOS
13 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.05%) Debian
13 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.05%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (19.90%) ITIL
3 25 (13.09%) Migration
4 21 (10.99%) Load Balancing
5 20 (10.47%) Project Management
6 15 (7.85%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (6.81%) Presales
7 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.24%) Creative Thinking
9 10 (5.24%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.24%) High Availability
9 10 (5.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (5.24%) Technical Analysis
10 9 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.71%) DevOps
11 8 (4.19%) Business Development
11 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 7 (3.66%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.18%) PowerShell
2 32 (16.75%) SQL
3 12 (6.28%) Python
4 11 (5.76%) VBScript
5 9 (4.71%) Java
5 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.57%) AWK
8 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (18.85%) MCSE
3 26 (13.61%) Degree
3 26 (13.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (13.09%) CCNA
4 25 (13.09%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (9.42%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (8.90%) MCP
7 16 (8.38%) CCNP
8 14 (7.33%) CCA
8 14 (7.33%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (6.81%) MCITP
9 13 (6.81%) MCSA
10 7 (3.66%) MCTS
11 6 (3.14%) A+ Certification
11 6 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.62%) CCDA
12 5 (2.62%) CCDP
13 4 (2.09%) AWS Certification
13 4 (2.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 10 (5.24%) PMO
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 92 (48.17%) Active Directory
2 59 (30.89%) vSphere
3 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (28.80%) Hyper-V
5 45 (23.56%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (17.28%) XenApp
7 9 (4.71%) Firmware
8 7 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.05%) Ceph
10 2 (1.05%) Docker
10 2 (1.05%) NFS
10 2 (1.05%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.05%) Varnish
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (14.14%) SCCM
2 17 (8.90%) NetBackup
3 14 (7.33%) HP Data Protector
4 13 (6.81%) Puppet
5 11 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.19%) SCVMM
7 7 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (2.09%) Ansible
9 3 (1.57%) EMC Navisphere
9 3 (1.57%) SCOM
10 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.05%) Nessus
10 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.05%) WSUS
10 2 (1.05%) yum
11 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 147 (76.96%) VMware
2 100 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 73 (38.22%) HP
4 67 (35.08%) Cisco
5 56 (29.32%) Citrix
6 31 (16.23%) EMC
7 27 (14.14%) Brocade
8 25 (13.09%) CommVault
9 21 (10.99%) Draytek
9 21 (10.99%) SonicWALL
10 19 (9.95%) Veeam
11 17 (8.90%) McAfee
11 17 (8.90%) NetApp
12 16 (8.38%) IBM
13 14 (7.33%) 3PAR
13 14 (7.33%) CA
13 14 (7.33%) FalconStor
13 14 (7.33%) Oracle
14 13 (6.81%) Avaya
14 13 (6.81%) Juniper