Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 74 103
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.28% 3.31% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.54% 13.97% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 60 49
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -23.81%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,550
90th Percentile £55,750 £60,250 £56,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 408 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.62% 23.67% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 210 358 360
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Kent

SAN
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SAN in Kent

SAN
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Kent over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in Kent

SAN
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 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
Maidstone +30 8 £45,000 -14.29%
Sittingbourne 0 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Chatham -1 1 £32,500 +14.04%
Whitstable -1 1 £25,500 -1.92% 1
West Malling -10 1 - -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (41.18%) Capacity Management
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 5 (29.41%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) Internet
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) VoIP
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) MCSA
10 3 (17.65%) CCNP
10 3 (17.65%) CCNA
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (17.65%) Avaya
10 3 (17.65%) DHCP
10 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) SUSE
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Capacity Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCSA
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Hyper-V
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Sun