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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 77 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.16% 2.64% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.05% 11.81% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 36
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 121 254 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.37% 22.32% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 94 224 207
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Dartford 0 3 £32,500 +25.00%
Sittingbourne +6 1 £32,500 +8.33%
West Malling -5 1 £45,000 +2.85%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (89.58%) VMware
2 35 (72.92%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) VPN
4 30 (62.50%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (58.33%) Hyper-V
6 24 (50.00%) Firewall
7 21 (43.75%) VLAN
8 20 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
8 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 19 (39.58%) WLAN
10 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
11 17 (35.42%) Citrix
12 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (33.33%) CCNA
12 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (31.25%) WAN
13 15 (31.25%) LAN
13 15 (31.25%) ITIL
14 14 (29.17%) CCNP
15 13 (27.08%) Wireless
15 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
16 12 (25.00%) SLA
17 11 (22.92%) DNS
17 11 (22.92%) SSL
17 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (22.92%) VoIP
17 11 (22.92%) DHCP

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 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (66.67%) VPN
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (43.75%) VLAN
4 20 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
5 19 (39.58%) WLAN
6 15 (31.25%) LAN
6 15 (31.25%) WAN
7 13 (27.08%) Wireless
8 11 (22.92%) BGP
8 11 (22.92%) DHCP
8 11 (22.92%) DNS
8 11 (22.92%) EIGRP
8 11 (22.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (22.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (22.92%) IP Telephony
8 11 (22.92%) IPsec
8 11 (22.92%) iSCSI
8 11 (22.92%) OSPF
8 11 (22.92%) SSL
8 11 (22.92%) VoIP
General
1 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Server Engineer
3 16 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Network Support
6 10 (20.83%) Server Support
6 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Active Directory Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Active Directory Support
7 9 (18.75%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Exchange Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Exchange Support
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server Support
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) AS400
4 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 3 (6.25%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.75%) Mac OS
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 9 (18.75%) Server Building
5 5 (10.42%) Change Control
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Data Management
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) BCP
8 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) CCNA
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.50%) MCSE
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCITP
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 11 (22.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 28 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) vSphere
4 9 (18.75%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
1 9 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Cisco
3 17 (35.42%) Citrix
4 11 (22.92%) Brocade
4 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.92%) F5
5 10 (20.83%) Veeam
6 9 (18.75%) Intel Security
6 9 (18.75%) Kaspersky
6 9 (18.75%) Symantec
6 9 (18.75%) WatchGuard
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Infor
9 3 (6.25%) Apple
9 3 (6.25%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) Dell
11 1 (2.08%) EMC
11 1 (2.08%) MAPICS
11 1 (2.08%) NetApp