Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -53
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.50% 1.81% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.66% 14.84% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 42
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +6.41% -13.33%
10th Percentile £44,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £39,960
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,900 £43,750
% change year-on-year -4.05% +7.20% -2.78%

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 197 256 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.07% 12.20% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 177 196 275
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.09% -6.88%
10th Percentile £21,900 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £56,700
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford +2 8 £50,000 +20.48%
Colchester +12 3 £52,500 -4.55%
Brentwood +25 1 - -
Basildon +12 1 - - 1
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
6 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) WAN
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (38.10%) IaaS
9 8 (38.10%) PaaS
9 8 (38.10%) XMPP
9 8 (38.10%) PKI
9 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
9 8 (38.10%) SAML
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (33.33%) vSphere
11 6 (28.57%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) NetApp
12 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
12 5 (23.81%) Office 365
12 5 (23.81%) NAS
13 4 (19.05%) XenApp
13 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (19.05%) Firewall
13 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
13 4 (19.05%) Citrix
14 3 (14.29%) JBoss

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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) IaaS
1 8 (38.10%) PaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (23.81%) NAS
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) SAML
1 8 (38.10%) XMPP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Server Building
3 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SANS
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CME
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos