The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 67 56
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 25 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.62% 2.57% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 19.70% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 28
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £26,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £73,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 132 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.59% 13.04% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Essex

SAN
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in Essex.

Salary trend for SAN in Essex

SAN
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Essex

SAN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 10 £50,000 -
Colchester +3 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Brentwood -1 2 - -
Harlow - 1 £27,500 -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 33 (84.62%) VMware
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 21 (53.85%) Cisco
5 20 (51.28%) NAS
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
8 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (35.90%) Firewall
9 12 (30.77%) WAN
9 12 (30.77%) Linux
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (25.64%) XMPP
11 10 (25.64%) PKI
11 10 (25.64%) PaaS
11 10 (25.64%) SAML
11 10 (25.64%) IaaS
11 10 (25.64%) IT Strategy
12 8 (20.51%) vSphere
13 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
14 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
14 6 (15.38%) Office 365
15 5 (12.82%) NetApp
15 5 (12.82%) Finance
15 5 (12.82%) Windows 7

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) IaaS
1 10 (25.64%) PaaS
2 6 (15.38%) Office 365
3 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) NAS
2 14 (35.90%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (30.77%) WAN
4 11 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) BGP
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.56%) DHCP
8 1 (2.56%) DNS
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.56%) OSPF
8 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (20.51%) Design Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Support
3 7 (17.95%) Wintel Support
4 6 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Scripter
6 4 (10.26%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) SAML
1 10 (25.64%) XMPP
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Linux
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.13%) AIX
8 2 (5.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) IT Strategy
2 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) B2B
4 2 (5.13%) B2C
4 2 (5.13%) Business Development
4 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Multichannel Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Presales
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.82%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 4 (10.26%) Veeam
7 3 (7.69%) Mitel
8 2 (5.13%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) Brocade
9 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.56%) F5
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Juniper
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.56%) Symantec