The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 102 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2716 2497 2937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.82% 2.57% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.49% 15.05% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2044 2481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
SAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17533 16596 19888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.18% 17.09% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14127 13107 16268
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAN
Salary Trend in England

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

SAN Salary Trend in England

SAN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in England

SAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 1178 £52,500 - 148
South East -2 597 £42,500 -5.55% 71
Yorkshire +6 251 £36,800 -8.00% 19
East of England +9 211 £43,000 +4.98% 17
North West +20 160 £40,500 -1.81% 33
East Midlands +25 109 £38,500 -3.75% 12
West Midlands -29 104 £37,500 -11.76% 19
South West -35 100 £40,000 -2.43% 36
North East -4 25 £27,500 +14.58% 4
Midlands -12 1 £75,000 +30.43%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 4053 (70.52%) Windows
2 3812 (66.33%) VMware
3 2550 (44.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2461 (42.82%) Microsoft
5 2436 (42.39%) Active Directory
6 2040 (35.50%) Cisco
7 1795 (31.23%) Linux
8 1710 (29.75%) MS Exchange
9 1675 (29.15%) Citrix
9 1675 (29.15%) Firewall
10 1647 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 1604 (27.91%) HP
12 1408 (24.50%) SQL Server
13 1212 (21.09%) MS Excel
14 1207 (21.00%) NAS
15 1202 (20.92%) DNS
16 1186 (20.64%) Hyper-V
17 1182 (20.57%) SQL
18 1178 (20.50%) WAN
19 1124 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
20 1117 (19.44%) ITIL
21 1086 (18.90%) LAN
22 1080 (18.79%) NetApp
23 1040 (18.10%) EMC
24 1020 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
25 981 (17.07%) Finance
26 971 (16.90%) vSphere
27 943 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
28 937 (16.30%) TCP/IP
29 878 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1710 (29.75%) MS Exchange
2 878 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 551 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 531 (9.24%) IIS
5 478 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 444 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 407 (7.08%) Apache
8 397 (6.91%) Lync
9 305 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 256 (4.45%) Tomcat
11 183 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 140 (2.44%) WebSphere
13 81 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 67 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
15 65 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 60 (1.04%) JBoss
16 60 (1.04%) WebLogic
17 59 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
18 55 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
19 50 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1212 (21.09%) MS Excel
2 414 (7.20%) MS Office
3 63 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.40%) MS Project
6 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.12%) SPSS
8 6 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.017%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 71 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
3 40 (0.70%) RMDS
4 13 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.087%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.052%) Magento
10 3 (0.052%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.052%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.052%) Sophis RISQUE
11 2 (0.035%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.035%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 266 (4.63%) Office 365
2 154 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.86%) SaaS
4 91 (1.58%) IaaS
5 87 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (0.96%) PaaS
8 26 (0.45%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.052%) GitHub
11 3 (0.052%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.035%) Heroku
13 1 (0.017%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1675 (29.15%) Firewall
2 1207 (21.00%) NAS
3 1202 (20.92%) DNS
4 1178 (20.50%) WAN
5 1086 (18.90%) LAN
6 937 (16.30%) TCP/IP
7 827 (14.39%) DHCP
8 668 (11.62%) VPN
9 552 (9.61%) iSCSI
10 485 (8.44%) Fibre Channel
11 341 (5.93%) VoIP
12 336 (5.85%) VLAN
13 333 (5.79%) Wireless
14 295 (5.13%) Internet
15 260 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
16 193 (3.36%) NetScaler
17 188 (3.27%) Network Security
18 187 (3.25%) LDAP
19 176 (3.06%) MPLS
20 171 (2.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1408 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 364 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 331 (5.76%) MySQL
4 261 (4.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 172 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 147 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 123 (2.14%) DB2
8 82 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 71 (1.24%) Hadoop
10 67 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 64 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 55 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
14 54 (0.94%) MongoDB
15 53 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
16 49 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
18 40 (0.70%) HBase
19 39 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (1.25%) Subversion
2 70 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 61 (1.06%) JIRA
4 47 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 27 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 25 (0.44%) Maven
7 24 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 22 (0.38%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.30%) YourKit
10 11 (0.19%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.087%) RequisitePro
14 4 (0.070%) Hudson
15 3 (0.052%) MSI
15 3 (0.052%) Toad
16 2 (0.035%) ProC
17 1 (0.017%) InstallShield
17 1 (0.017%) Bugzilla
General
1 981 (17.07%) Finance
2 213 (3.71%) Banking
3 203 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 114 (1.98%) Retail
5 107 (1.86%) Advertising
6 100 (1.74%) Legal
7 95 (1.65%) Law
8 56 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 51 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 49 (0.85%) Back Office
11 45 (0.78%) Marketing
12 39 (0.68%) Games
13 38 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.63%) German Language
15 32 (0.56%) Electronics
16 26 (0.45%) Publishing
16 26 (0.45%) French Language
17 25 (0.44%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 872 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 665 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 584 (10.16%) Analyst
4 583 (10.14%) Architect
5 580 (10.09%) Administrator
6 435 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
7 431 (7.50%) Consultant
8 417 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 375 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
10 315 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
11 278 (4.84%) Network Engineer
12 246 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 245 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 224 (3.90%) Server Engineer
15 223 (3.88%) Support Analyst
16 210 (3.65%) Storage Engineer
17 200 (3.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 196 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
19 168 (2.92%) Technical Support
20 160 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (2.77%) Middleware
2 150 (2.61%) .NET
3 139 (2.42%) Web Services
4 99 (1.72%) HTML
5 93 (1.62%) XML
6 51 (0.89%) LAMP
7 48 (0.84%) CSS
8 40 (0.70%) XSLT
8 40 (0.70%) Rendezvous
9 39 (0.68%) J2EE
10 34 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 32 (0.56%) Hibernate
12 31 (0.54%) Flash
13 29 (0.50%) JSON
13 29 (0.50%) jQuery
14 27 (0.47%) Spring
15 26 (0.45%) Spring Integration
15 26 (0.45%) Lucene
16 24 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (0.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 657 (11.43%) Clustering
2 446 (7.76%) Replication
3 408 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 195 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 189 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 132 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 113 (1.97%) EqualLogic
8 108 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 97 (1.69%) Open Source
10 86 (1.50%) CLARiiON
11 79 (1.37%) Mainframe
11 79 (1.37%) Thin Client
11 79 (1.37%) Fat Client
12 71 (1.24%) CMDB
13 63 (1.10%) PKI
14 57 (0.99%) FlexPod
15 56 (0.97%) Hedge funds
16 40 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
17 39 (0.68%) AS400
18 35 (0.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4053 (70.52%) Windows
2 1795 (31.23%) Linux
3 1647 (28.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1124 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1020 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 764 (13.29%) UNIX
7 546 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 525 (9.14%) Solaris
9 391 (6.80%) Windows 7
10 250 (4.35%) Windows XP
11 240 (4.18%) Windows 8
12 234 (4.07%) AIX
13 219 (3.81%) CentOS
14 128 (2.23%) HPUX
15 120 (2.09%) SUSE
16 74 (1.29%) Mac OS X
16 74 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 69 (1.20%) Debian
18 68 (1.18%) Android
19 50 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1117 (19.44%) ITIL
2 657 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 475 (8.27%) Project Management
4 380 (6.61%) Load Balancing
5 352 (6.12%) Migration
6 329 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
7 327 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
8 282 (4.91%) Business Continuity
9 281 (4.89%) Change Management
10 273 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
11 272 (4.73%) Service Delivery
12 222 (3.86%) Mentoring
13 194 (3.38%) Service Management
14 189 (3.29%) Problem Management
15 185 (3.22%) PRINCE2
16 182 (3.17%) Configuration Management
17 164 (2.85%) Capacity Management
18 157 (2.73%) Change Control
19 154 (2.68%) Performance Monitoring
20 128 (2.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1182 (20.57%) SQL
2 539 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 342 (5.95%) Perl
4 253 (4.40%) Bash Shell
5 235 (4.09%) Java
6 206 (3.58%) Shell Script
7 179 (3.11%) Python
8 100 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 98 (1.71%) VBScript
10 91 (1.58%) PHP
11 79 (1.37%) Ruby
12 74 (1.29%) C
13 62 (1.08%) VB
14 43 (0.75%) C#
15 30 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 25 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 23 (0.40%) Bourne shell
19 19 (0.33%) C++
20 15 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 943 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 723 (12.58%) MCSE
3 674 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
4 553 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 510 (8.87%) Degree
6 506 (8.80%) CCNA
7 362 (6.30%) MCSA
8 298 (5.19%) MCITP
9 283 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
10 259 (4.51%) Security Cleared
11 248 (4.32%) CCNP
12 244 (4.25%) CCA
13 219 (3.81%) MCP
14 215 (3.74%) VCP4
15 200 (3.48%) SC Cleared
16 80 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 77 (1.34%) VCP5
18 68 (1.18%) NCDA
19 57 (0.99%) MCTS
20 52 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (6.65%) SLA
2 123 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.82%) QA
5 26 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.28%) COBIT
8 4 (0.070%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2550 (44.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2436 (42.39%) Active Directory
3 1186 (20.64%) Hyper-V
4 971 (16.90%) vSphere
5 698 (12.15%) XenApp
6 419 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
7 398 (6.93%) VMware ESX
8 390 (6.79%) XenDesktop
9 272 (4.73%) XenServer
10 268 (4.66%) NFS
11 166 (2.89%) Terminal Services
12 118 (2.05%) vCloud
13 112 (1.95%) Xen
14 100 (1.74%) VMware Server
15 99 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
16 98 (1.71%) SRDF
17 97 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
18 74 (1.29%) KVM
19 67 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 65 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 560 (9.74%) SCCM
2 435 (7.57%) SCOM
3 291 (5.06%) Backup Exec
4 258 (4.49%) Nagios
5 251 (4.37%) NetBackup
6 208 (3.62%) Puppet
7 134 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 126 (2.19%) WSUS
9 118 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 107 (1.86%) SCVMM
11 96 (1.67%) Tivoli
12 84 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
13 69 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
14 67 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 65 (1.13%) OpenView
16 58 (1.01%) Opsview
17 53 (0.92%) ZABBIX
18 51 (0.89%) XenMobile
19 47 (0.82%) Cacti
20 44 (0.77%) Legato
Vendors
1 3812 (66.33%) VMware
2 2461 (42.82%) Microsoft
3 2040 (35.50%) Cisco
4 1675 (29.15%) Citrix
5 1604 (27.91%) HP
6 1080 (18.79%) NetApp
7 1040 (18.10%) EMC
8 748 (13.02%) Oracle
9 661 (11.50%) Red Hat
10 593 (10.32%) Symantec
11 554 (9.64%) IBM
12 536 (9.33%) Dell
13 411 (7.15%) Juniper
14 322 (5.60%) Brocade
15 308 (5.36%) Veeam
16 256 (4.45%) CommVault
17 255 (4.44%) 3PAR
18 249 (4.33%) CheckPoint
19 207 (3.60%) Veritas
20 166 (2.89%) SolarWinds
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47k - £65k plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £47k - £65k plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Blue Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £80k plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + range of personal bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 23 days holiday, on call
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday