Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 102 94
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 14 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.34% 0.95% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 6.77% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 23
Essex median annual salary £48,750 £51,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.88% +23.49% +4.80%
10th Percentile £23,450 £41,325 £30,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £66,125 £59,250
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.57% -2.22% +5.88%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 192 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.76% 14.09% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 170 165
Essex median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £19,175 £22,225 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,475 £55,125 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Basildon +1 9 £52,500 - 1
Colchester +17 1 £45,000 -14.29%
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) XenApp
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) vSphere
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (28.57%) NAS
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
10 2 (14.29%) NHS
10 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
10 2 (14.29%) Google
10 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
10 2 (14.29%) Retail

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
2 2 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy