Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 189 126
Rank change year-on-year +4 -63 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 191 187 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.53% 1.50% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.37% 9.52% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 149 155 269
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,050 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,281 1,965 2,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.30% 15.77% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,869 1,533 2,247
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +40 96 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire -65 41 £38,750 -1.90% 7
Essex -5 22 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Suffolk +20 15 £33,750 -55.00% 3
Bedfordshire +15 13 £50,000 -4.76%
Norfolk - 4 £50,000 - 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 140 (73.30%) Windows
2 129 (67.54%) VMware
3 108 (56.54%) Microsoft
4 102 (53.40%) Windows Server
5 88 (46.07%) Active Directory
6 79 (41.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 72 (37.70%) Citrix
8 68 (35.60%) Cisco
9 65 (34.03%) Firewall
10 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
10 58 (30.37%) Hyper-V
11 55 (28.80%) DNS
12 54 (28.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 49 (25.65%) DHCP
13 49 (25.65%) HP
13 49 (25.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (23.56%) LAN
15 44 (23.04%) WAN
16 39 (20.42%) VPN
16 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
16 39 (20.42%) NetApp
17 38 (19.90%) vSphere
18 37 (19.37%) Data Centre
18 37 (19.37%) ITIL
19 36 (18.85%) TCP/IP
19 36 (18.85%) PowerShell
20 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (16.75%) Windows 7
22 31 (16.23%) Office 365

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 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.90%) Skype for Business
4 15 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.28%) CMS
6 11 (5.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.57%) IIS
10 2 (1.05%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) JBoss
11 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.23%) Office 365
2 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.24%) Mimecast
5 8 (4.19%) IaaS
6 5 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.09%) SaaS
8 2 (1.05%) GitHub
8 2 (1.05%) PaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.03%) Firewall
2 55 (28.80%) DNS
3 49 (25.65%) DHCP
4 45 (23.56%) LAN
5 44 (23.04%) WAN
6 39 (20.42%) VPN
7 36 (18.85%) TCP/IP
8 29 (15.18%) NAS
9 20 (10.47%) VoIP
10 19 (9.95%) iSCSI
11 16 (8.38%) Internet
12 12 (6.28%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (6.28%) VLAN
13 10 (5.24%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (4.19%) Unified Communications
14 8 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.66%) ADSL
15 7 (3.66%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (3.66%) Structured Cabling
16 6 (3.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.24%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (5.24%) MySQL
4 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.57%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (10.47%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.28%) Marketing
4 8 (4.19%) Back Office
4 8 (4.19%) Military
5 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (27.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (17.28%) Support Engineer
3 31 (16.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (12.04%) IT Engineer
5 21 (10.99%) Analyst
5 21 (10.99%) Consultant
6 17 (8.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 17 (8.90%) IT Manager
7 16 (8.38%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (7.85%) IT Support
8 15 (7.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 13 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.28%) Administrator
11 12 (6.28%) Architect
12 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) Web Services
2 7 (3.66%) JSON
3 5 (2.62%) XML
4 4 (2.09%) .NET
5 3 (1.57%) Flash
6 2 (1.05%) HTML
6 2 (1.05%) HTML5
6 2 (1.05%) Middleware
6 2 (1.05%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.52%) ADSI
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.37%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.42%) Replication
3 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.19%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.19%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.66%) User Experience
6 6 (3.14%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.57%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.57%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.52%) CMDB
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (73.30%) Windows
2 102 (53.40%) Windows Server
3 49 (25.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (16.75%) Windows 7
6 31 (16.23%) Linux
7 24 (12.57%) Windows 10
8 23 (12.04%) Unix
9 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (6.28%) Windows 8
11 8 (4.19%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.62%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.57%) Solaris
14 2 (1.05%) AIX
14 2 (1.05%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.52%) CentOS
15 1 (0.52%) HPUX
15 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (19.37%) ITIL
3 20 (10.47%) Business Continuity
3 20 (10.47%) Change Management
4 18 (9.42%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (8.38%) Web Filtering
6 15 (7.85%) Software Deployment
7 14 (7.33%) DevOps
8 11 (5.76%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (5.24%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 10 (5.24%) Presales
9 10 (5.24%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.24%) Server Building
10 9 (4.71%) Network Management
10 9 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.71%) Process Improvement
10 9 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (4.71%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.19%) Document Management
11 8 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.85%) PowerShell
2 31 (16.23%) SQL
3 13 (6.81%) Python
3 13 (6.81%) VBScript
4 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.14%) Java
6 4 (2.09%) C
7 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.47%) MCSE
3 18 (9.42%) Degree
3 18 (9.42%) MCP
4 15 (7.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.81%) CCNA
6 7 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.66%) MCSA
6 7 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.14%) MCTS
8 5 (2.62%) CCNP
8 5 (2.62%) Novell Certification
8 5 (2.62%) Sun Certification
9 4 (2.09%) CCAA
9 4 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.57%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.57%) CISSP
10 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.57%) MCITP
10 3 (1.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.99%) SLA
2 20 (10.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.19%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.52%) COSO
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 88 (46.07%) Active Directory
2 79 (41.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (30.37%) Hyper-V
4 38 (19.90%) vSphere
5 24 (12.57%) XenApp
6 23 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (5.24%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.62%) NFS
9 5 (2.62%) XenServer
10 3 (1.57%) VMware NSX
11 2 (1.05%) KVM
11 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.52%) Ceph
12 1 (0.52%) Docker
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (15.71%) SCCM
2 13 (6.81%) Backup Exec
3 12 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.76%) Puppet
5 10 (5.24%) SCOM
6 8 (4.19%) Ansible
7 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.62%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.09%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.57%) WSUS
10 2 (1.05%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco CME
11 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 129 (67.54%) VMware
2 108 (56.54%) Microsoft
3 72 (37.70%) Citrix
4 68 (35.60%) Cisco
5 49 (25.65%) HP
6 39 (20.42%) NetApp
7 17 (8.90%) Veeam
8 16 (8.38%) Avaya
8 16 (8.38%) IBM
9 14 (7.33%) SAP
10 13 (6.81%) Oracle
11 12 (6.28%) Dell
12 10 (5.24%) EMC
13 9 (4.71%) CommVault
14 8 (4.19%) Adobe
14 8 (4.19%) Xerox
15 7 (3.66%) Brocade
15 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.66%) WatchGuard