Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 221 202
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 49 86 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 1.01% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 5.28% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 65 132
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,000 £65,000
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 1,118 1,629 2,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.45% 19.06% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,204 1,810
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £24,725
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 +14 25 £39,500 -4.82% 6
Cambridgeshire +39 17 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Essex -11 3 £42,500 +2.41% 3
Norfolk -12 3 £39,500 -7.06% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 45 (91.84%) VMware
2 41 (83.67%) Windows
3 33 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
6 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
7 27 (55.10%) Azure
8 26 (53.06%) Office 365
8 26 (53.06%) Firewall
9 25 (51.02%) DNS
10 21 (42.86%) Cisco
10 21 (42.86%) DHCP
11 19 (38.78%) LAN
12 18 (36.73%) WAN
13 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
15 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (30.61%) Wireless
16 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
16 14 (28.57%) VPN
16 14 (28.57%) AWS
16 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (26.53%) ITIL
17 13 (26.53%) Citrix
18 12 (24.49%) NetApp
18 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (24.49%) vSphere
19 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 10 (20.41%) 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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Azure
2 26 (53.06%) Office 365
3 14 (28.57%) AWS
4 8 (16.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (14.29%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.08%) IaaS
6 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) DNS
3 21 (42.86%) DHCP
4 19 (38.78%) LAN
5 18 (36.73%) WAN
6 15 (30.61%) Wireless
7 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 14 (28.57%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) NAS
9 8 (16.33%) VoIP
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (12.24%) VLAN
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
13 3 (6.12%) Network Security
13 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (4.08%) Asterisk PBX
14 2 (4.08%) BGP
14 2 (4.08%) FCoE
14 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) IT Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Service Desk Support
5 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) IT Support
6 7 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Network Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Network Support
6 7 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Service Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) COM
1 1 (2.04%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) Replication
4 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.12%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.04%) CMDB
7 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) Handset
7 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
6 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
5 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Web Filtering
6 7 (14.29%) Email Filtering
6 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 7 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (10.20%) Storage Management
9 3 (6.12%) Presales
9 3 (6.12%) Proactive Maintenance
10 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) MCSE
3 8 (16.33%) MCP
3 8 (16.33%) MCSA
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.12%) MCITP
7 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.49%) vSphere
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (10.20%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (8.16%) XenApp
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.04%) KVM
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco
4 13 (26.53%) Citrix
5 12 (24.49%) NetApp
6 9 (18.37%) HP
7 7 (14.29%) Veeam
8 5 (10.20%) Brocade
9 3 (6.12%) Aruba
9 3 (6.12%) Meraki
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle
10 2 (4.08%) Avaya
10 2 (4.08%) BMC
10 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.08%) Sophos
11 1 (2.04%) EMC
11 1 (2.04%) Oblix
11 1 (2.04%) Remedy
11 1 (2.04%) Symantec