Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.37% 2.00% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 14.03% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 22
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +40.85% -10.35%
10th Percentile £27,350 £37,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,375 £53,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,528 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.06% -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 165 221 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.02% 14.23% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124 204 190
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,150 £22,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £64,136
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +2 9 £43,750 - 1
Brentwood +14 5 - -
Canvey Island - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) vSphere
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (63.33%) NAS
5 16 (53.33%) DNS
6 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (50.00%) Office 365
7 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
8 13 (43.33%) Linux
9 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (40.00%) SonicWALL
9 12 (40.00%) Draytek
10 10 (33.33%) SQL
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco
11 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (26.67%) Firewall
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (23.33%) Citrix
13 7 (23.33%) Replication
13 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
13 7 (23.33%) XenApp
14 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
14 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) NAS
2 16 (53.33%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.33%) SSIS Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) SSRS Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) iSeries
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) vSphere
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (23.33%) XenApp
7 2 (6.67%) Firmware
7 2 (6.67%) PowerHA
8 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Draytek
2 12 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) Veeam
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) iManage