Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 140 186
Rank change year-on-year -43 +46 -46
Permanent jobs citing SAN 149 268 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.47% 2.23% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 11.67% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 114 220 170
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.05% +10.35%
10th Percentile £28,525 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,675
England median annual salary £45,537 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -1.11% -

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 1,923 2,296 2,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.95% 19.07% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 1,919 1,720
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -48 61 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 31 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Essex +24 28 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Bedfordshire +4 23 £50,000 - 4
Norfolk +1 5 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Suffolk -6 1 £72,500 +114.02%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 123 (82.55%) VMware
2 110 (73.83%) Windows
3 90 (60.40%) Microsoft
4 85 (57.05%) Active Directory
5 70 (46.98%) Windows Server
6 58 (38.93%) Cisco
7 56 (37.58%) Firewall
8 55 (36.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (36.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 45 (30.20%) Linux
11 44 (29.53%) MS Exchange
11 44 (29.53%) DNS
12 43 (28.86%) Hyper-V
12 43 (28.86%) Office 365
13 42 (28.19%) Citrix
14 39 (26.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (25.50%) vSphere
15 38 (25.50%) HP
16 36 (24.16%) VPN
17 33 (22.15%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (22.15%) PowerShell
17 33 (22.15%) Data Centre
18 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
18 32 (21.48%) Microsoft Office
19 31 (20.81%) XenApp
20 30 (20.13%) NAS
20 30 (20.13%) Replication
21 29 (19.46%) Disaster Recovery
21 29 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
22 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008

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 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.40%) GlassFish
3 14 (9.40%) JBoss
3 14 (9.40%) MQSeries
3 14 (9.40%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.40%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.72%) OpenStack
4 13 (8.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.03%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.68%) IIS
8 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) assyst
1 1 (0.67%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (28.86%) Office 365
3 33 (22.15%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (12.08%) SaaS
5 16 (10.74%) IaaS
6 15 (10.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (7.38%) PaaS
8 2 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.58%) Firewall
2 44 (29.53%) DNS
3 36 (24.16%) VPN
4 32 (21.48%) TCP/IP
5 30 (20.13%) NAS
6 25 (16.78%) Fibre Channel
6 25 (16.78%) WAN
7 23 (15.44%) DHCP
7 23 (15.44%) LAN
8 19 (12.75%) iSCSI
8 19 (12.75%) Network Security
9 16 (10.74%) Internet
10 14 (9.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (8.05%) Wireless
12 8 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (5.37%) SSL
12 8 (5.37%) VLAN
13 7 (4.70%) VoIP
14 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.68%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.67%) DB2
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) QlikView
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.11%) Retail
2 12 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.38%) French Language
3 11 (7.38%) German Language
3 11 (7.38%) Swedish Language
4 9 (6.04%) Finance
5 5 (3.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.01%) Automotive
7 2 (1.34%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (22.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (16.78%) Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 20 (13.42%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.41%) Architect
6 16 (10.74%) IT Engineer
7 15 (10.07%) IT Manager
8 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (9.40%) Solutions Analyst
9 12 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (7.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.71%) Consultant
11 10 (6.71%) Office 365 Consultant
11 10 (6.71%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (6.71%) Windows Consultant
12 9 (6.04%) Azure Consultant
12 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) Web Services
2 14 (9.40%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (9.40%) EJB
2 14 (9.40%) EJB 3.0
2 14 (9.40%) HornetQ
2 14 (9.40%) Java EE
2 14 (9.40%) Java SE
2 14 (9.40%) JMS
2 14 (9.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (7.38%) Flash
4 5 (3.36%) ADSI
5 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.67%) XML
5 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.15%) Data Centre
2 30 (20.13%) Replication
3 23 (15.44%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (8.72%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.72%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.70%) iPhone
6 7 (4.70%) iSeries
7 6 (4.03%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.01%) LPAR
8 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.01%) PKI
9 2 (1.34%) Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.83%) Windows
2 70 (46.98%) Windows Server
3 45 (30.20%) Linux
4 29 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.75%) Unix
6 19 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 11 (7.38%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.04%) CentOS
9 9 (6.04%) Ubuntu
9 9 (6.04%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.70%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.03%) Debian
12 3 (2.01%) AIX
12 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.01%) SUSE
13 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) HPUX
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (19.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (17.45%) Presales
4 23 (15.44%) ITIL
5 21 (14.09%) Migration
6 16 (10.74%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (9.40%) Project Management
8 13 (8.72%) SOA
9 11 (7.38%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (7.38%) Web Filtering
10 10 (6.71%) High Availability
10 10 (6.71%) Load Balancing
10 10 (6.71%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (6.04%) Business Development
11 9 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.37%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (5.37%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (4.70%) Creative Thinking
13 7 (4.70%) Data Protection
14 6 (4.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.15%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.11%) SQL
3 18 (12.08%) Shell Script
4 15 (10.07%) Bash Shell
4 15 (10.07%) Java
5 12 (8.05%) AWK
6 5 (3.36%) VBScript
7 3 (2.01%) Python
8 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Degree
2 19 (12.75%) CCNA
2 19 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.72%) MCSE
5 11 (7.38%) CCNP
6 9 (6.04%) AWS Certification
6 9 (6.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.70%) Master's Degree
8 6 (4.03%) CCDA
8 6 (4.03%) CCDP
8 6 (4.03%) MCP
8 6 (4.03%) MCSA
9 5 (3.36%) MCITP
10 3 (2.01%) CCA
10 3 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.01%) LPIC
11 2 (1.34%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) PMO
2 7 (4.70%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 55 (36.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (28.86%) Hyper-V
4 38 (25.50%) vSphere
5 31 (20.81%) XenApp
6 26 (17.45%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.04%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.68%) PowerHA
9 3 (2.01%) Firmware
10 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (16.78%) SCCM
2 16 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (10.74%) Puppet
3 10 (6.71%) SCVMM
4 8 (5.37%) Backup Exec
4 8 (5.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.70%) SCOM
6 4 (2.68%) Ansible
6 4 (2.68%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.34%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.67%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.67%) Nagios
9 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 123 (82.55%) VMware
2 90 (60.40%) Microsoft
3 58 (38.93%) Cisco
4 42 (28.19%) Citrix
5 38 (25.50%) HP
6 24 (16.11%) Veeam
7 21 (14.09%) EMC
7 21 (14.09%) IBM
8 18 (12.08%) Avaya
8 18 (12.08%) Oracle
9 17 (11.41%) CommVault
10 15 (10.07%) Brocade
11 14 (9.40%) Juniper
12 13 (8.72%) NetApp
13 11 (7.38%) Symantec
14 9 (6.04%) Dell
14 9 (6.04%) Red Hat
15 8 (5.37%) Draytek
15 8 (5.37%) McAfee
15 8 (5.37%) SonicWALL