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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.52% 1.37% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 7.22% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 32
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.81% +57.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 127 180 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.24% 18.99% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 143 202
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne - 2 £45,000 -
West Malling +10 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Whitstable +1 1 £25,500 +2.00%
Tunbridge Wells +1 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Canterbury -8 1 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £62,500 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 18 (66.67%) Firewall
5 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (55.56%) Citrix
7 14 (51.85%) VPN
7 14 (51.85%) SLA
8 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (44.44%) VLAN
9 10 (37.04%) Migration
9 10 (37.04%) Veeam
10 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
10 9 (33.33%) Wireless
10 9 (33.33%) Internet
10 9 (33.33%) Symantec
10 9 (33.33%) McAfee
10 9 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
10 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
10 9 (33.33%) Kaspersky
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) vSphere
10 9 (33.33%) Backup Exec

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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) VPN
3 12 (44.44%) VLAN
4 9 (33.33%) Internet
4 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 9 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (18.52%) IPsec
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) VoIP
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) WLAN
6 4 (14.81%) DHCP
6 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) SSL
7 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Server Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
4 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Exchange Support
4 9 (33.33%) Server Support
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Server Building
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) Master's Degree
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 9 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Veeam
5 9 (33.33%) Kaspersky
5 9 (33.33%) McAfee
5 9 (33.33%) Symantec
5 9 (33.33%) WatchGuard
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Brocade
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (11.11%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (7.41%) SonicWALL
8 2 (7.41%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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