Period
to 19 August 2018

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

Storage Area Network (SAN)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 106 91
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.73% 1.69% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.89% 13.19% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 40
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +77.36% -33.08%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £47,550 £53,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £46,056 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.37% - -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 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 186 235 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.71% 12.85% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 144 207 215
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £61,700
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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
Basildon - 9 £43,750 - 1
Brentwood +20 5 - -
Canvey Island - 2 £34,500 - 1
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 32 (86.49%) Windows
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
1 32 (86.49%) VMware
2 29 (78.38%) vSphere
3 28 (75.68%) NAS
4 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
5 24 (64.86%) Office 365
6 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
6 23 (62.16%) DNS
7 22 (59.46%) Linux
7 22 (59.46%) Hyper-V
7 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (56.76%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (56.76%) SonicWALL
8 21 (56.76%) Draytek
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco
10 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) Firewall
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix
11 7 (18.92%) XenApp
11 7 (18.92%) Replication
12 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) Veeam
12 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 24 (64.86%) Office 365
2 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) NAS
2 23 (62.16%) DNS
2 23 (62.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.70%) SSIS Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) SSRS Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
3 22 (59.46%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) High Availability
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
4 3 (8.11%) Process Management
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) ISMS
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
System Software
1 32 (86.49%) Active Directory
2 29 (78.38%) vSphere
3 22 (59.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (56.76%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (18.92%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) Firmware
7 2 (5.41%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Draytek
2 21 (56.76%) SonicWALL
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 6 (16.22%) Veeam
7 5 (13.51%) IBM
8 3 (8.11%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) iManage
9 1 (2.70%) Okta
9 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow