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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 136 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2263 2729 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.21% 2.55% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.15% 14.00% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 2281 2215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -29 881 £50,000 -0.86% 79
South East +1 611 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Yorkshire -3 199 £37,500 -6.25% 29
North West -39 143 £36,250 -14.70% 13
East of England -43 134 £39,800 -11.55% 15
West Midlands +8 111 £37,500 - 13
South West -46 107 £39,000 +4.00% 19
East Midlands +14 89 £40,000 +6.66% 15
North East -10 7 £23,300 -23.60% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3452 (71.90%) Windows
2 3136 (65.32%) VMware
3 2102 (43.78%) Microsoft
4 2082 (43.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2061 (42.93%) Active Directory
6 1752 (36.49%) Cisco
7 1674 (34.87%) Linux
8 1506 (31.37%) MS Exchange
9 1430 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 1376 (28.66%) HP
11 1214 (25.29%) Citrix
12 1204 (25.08%) Firewall
13 1202 (25.04%) NAS
14 1154 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 1126 (23.45%) DNS
16 1095 (22.81%) SQL Server
17 1075 (22.39%) Hyper-V
18 1067 (22.22%) ITIL
19 1022 (21.29%) NetApp
20 978 (20.37%) WAN
21 929 (19.35%) LAN
22 925 (19.27%) Data Centre
23 918 (19.12%) SQL
24 875 (18.23%) MS Excel
25 825 (17.18%) Finance
26 818 (17.04%) DHCP
27 815 (16.98%) EMC
28 805 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
29 795 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
30 762 (15.87%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1506 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 805 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 472 (9.83%) SharePoint
4 423 (8.81%) IIS
5 419 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 327 (6.81%) Lync
6 327 (6.81%) Apache
7 325 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 256 (5.33%) Tomcat
9 205 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 181 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 163 (3.40%) WebSphere
12 95 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 89 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
14 69 (1.44%) OpenStack
15 54 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 49 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
17 42 (0.87%) WebLogic
18 35 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
18 35 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 875 (18.23%) MS Excel
2 311 (6.48%) MS Office
3 58 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.31%) MS Project
6 4 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.062%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.062%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.021%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 68 (1.42%) RMDS
2 29 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
3 25 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.12%) Maximo
9 6 (0.12%) Sophis RISQUE
10 4 (0.083%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.083%) MFGPRO
10 4 (0.083%) Magento
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Utilities
12 2 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.042%) FLEXCUBE
12 2 (0.042%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.042%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 367 (7.64%) Office 365
2 198 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 182 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (1.98%) SaaS
5 93 (1.94%) Mimecast
6 75 (1.56%) IaaS
7 60 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.79%) PaaS
8 38 (0.79%) Google Apps
9 32 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.50%) IBM PureFlex
11 19 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
13 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudTrail
13 6 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.12%) GitHub
13 6 (0.12%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.062%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1204 (25.08%) Firewall
2 1202 (25.04%) NAS
3 1126 (23.45%) DNS
4 978 (20.37%) WAN
5 929 (19.35%) LAN
6 818 (17.04%) DHCP
7 762 (15.87%) TCP/IP
8 560 (11.66%) VPN
9 457 (9.52%) iSCSI
10 427 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
11 388 (8.08%) VoIP
12 352 (7.33%) VLAN
13 214 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
14 207 (4.31%) Wireless
15 193 (4.02%) Internet
16 161 (3.35%) FCoE
17 159 (3.31%) Network Security
18 151 (3.15%) Multicast
19 147 (3.06%) LDAP
20 139 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1095 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 294 (6.12%) MySQL
3 244 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 158 (3.29%) Oracle Database
5 146 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 146 (3.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 105 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 103 (2.15%) DB2
8 91 (1.90%) Hadoop
9 80 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (1.46%) HBase
11 59 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 58 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 58 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (1.04%) MongoDB
15 47 (0.98%) OLTP
15 47 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
16 46 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 40 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (1.23%) Subversion
1 59 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 46 (0.96%) JIRA
3 31 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.37%) ProC
5 17 (0.35%) Maven
6 13 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.19%) YourKit
9 9 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.15%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.12%) Hudson
12 6 (0.12%) MSI
13 5 (0.10%) InstallShield
14 3 (0.062%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.062%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.062%) Mercurial
General
1 825 (17.18%) Finance
2 200 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 170 (3.54%) Banking
4 147 (3.06%) Retail
5 115 (2.40%) Legal
6 105 (2.19%) Law
7 62 (1.29%) Marketing
8 58 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 55 (1.15%) Back Office
10 52 (1.08%) Advertising
11 48 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.52%) Publishing
13 20 (0.42%) Games
14 18 (0.37%) Electronics
15 17 (0.35%) Billing
15 17 (0.35%) French Language
16 16 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 13 (0.27%) Private Banking
17 13 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 762 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 501 (10.44%) Administrator
3 491 (10.23%) Analyst
4 490 (10.21%) Support Engineer
5 487 (10.14%) Architect
6 379 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 359 (7.48%) Consultant
8 356 (7.42%) Systems Engineer
9 331 (6.89%) Infrastructure Architect
10 241 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
11 184 (3.83%) Support Analyst
12 171 (3.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 151 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
14 150 (3.12%) Network Engineer
15 146 (3.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 140 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
17 139 (2.90%) Technical Architect
17 139 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
18 138 (2.87%) Server Engineer
19 136 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (3.62%) Middleware
2 99 (2.06%) .NET
3 96 (2.00%) HTML
4 82 (1.71%) Web Services
5 76 (1.58%) XML
6 68 (1.42%) XSLT
6 68 (1.42%) Rendezvous
6 68 (1.42%) Ultra Messaging
7 49 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 33 (0.69%) COM
9 30 (0.62%) J2EE
10 27 (0.56%) CSS
11 24 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 21 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 20 (0.42%) jQuery
14 18 (0.37%) LAMP
15 16 (0.33%) Flash
16 15 (0.31%) Hibernate
16 15 (0.31%) Software Packaging
16 15 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 925 (19.27%) Data Centre
2 522 (10.87%) Clustering
3 355 (7.39%) Replication
4 322 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 194 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 173 (3.60%) EqualLogic
7 163 (3.40%) Blackberry
8 149 (3.10%) EMC VNX
9 125 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 109 (2.27%) Computer Science
11 87 (1.81%) CLARiiON
12 72 (1.50%) Thin Client
12 72 (1.50%) Mainframe
12 72 (1.50%) Fat Client
13 63 (1.31%) FlexPod
14 60 (1.25%) HP StoreVirtual
15 55 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
15 55 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 51 (1.06%) Private Cloud
17 48 (1.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3452 (71.90%) Windows
2 1674 (34.87%) Linux
3 1430 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1154 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 749 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 662 (13.79%) UNIX
7 371 (7.73%) Solaris
8 361 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 284 (5.92%) Windows 7
10 188 (3.92%) Windows 8
11 184 (3.83%) CentOS
12 171 (3.56%) Windows XP
13 149 (3.10%) AIX
14 91 (1.90%) Android
15 86 (1.79%) Mac OS X
16 79 (1.65%) HPUX
17 67 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
18 66 (1.37%) Debian
19 59 (1.23%) Apple iOS
20 56 (1.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1067 (22.22%) ITIL
2 529 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 417 (8.69%) Project Management
4 344 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
5 289 (6.02%) Change Management
6 279 (5.81%) Load Balancing
7 273 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 262 (5.46%) Business Continuity
9 249 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 247 (5.14%) Migration
11 233 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 226 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
13 207 (4.31%) High Availability
14 170 (3.54%) Configuration Management
15 167 (3.48%) PRINCE2
16 157 (3.27%) Service Management
17 153 (3.19%) Capacity Management
18 151 (3.15%) Change Control
19 129 (2.69%) Problem Management
20 126 (2.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 918 (19.12%) SQL
2 395 (8.23%) PowerShell
3 210 (4.37%) Java
3 210 (4.37%) Perl
4 184 (3.83%) Bash Shell
5 156 (3.25%) Python
6 123 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 118 (2.46%) C
8 111 (2.31%) JavaScript
9 99 (2.06%) Ruby
10 74 (1.54%) VBScript
11 43 (0.90%) PHP
12 30 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 28 (0.58%) VB
14 24 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 24 (0.50%) C#
15 22 (0.46%) AWK
16 12 (0.25%) sed
16 12 (0.25%) C++
17 10 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 795 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 597 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
3 586 (12.21%) MCSE
4 496 (10.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 478 (9.96%) CCNA
6 365 (7.60%) Degree
7 276 (5.75%) Security Cleared
8 239 (4.98%) MCITP
9 236 (4.92%) MCSA
10 226 (4.71%) CCNP
11 187 (3.90%) MCP
12 141 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
13 128 (2.67%) SC Cleared
14 108 (2.25%) CCA
15 87 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
16 55 (1.15%) DV Cleared
17 51 (1.06%) MCTS
18 50 (1.04%) VCP5
19 39 (0.81%) CCEA
20 36 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (6.56%) SLA
2 93 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 80 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.71%) QA
5 22 (0.46%) COBIT
6 18 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.15%) FISMA
9 4 (0.083%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2082 (43.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2061 (42.93%) Active Directory
3 1075 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 713 (14.85%) vSphere
5 445 (9.27%) XenApp
6 422 (8.79%) VMware ESX
7 318 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
8 257 (5.35%) NFS
9 180 (3.75%) XenDesktop
10 176 (3.67%) XenServer
11 149 (3.10%) Terminal Services
12 145 (3.02%) vCloud
13 143 (2.98%) SRDF
14 124 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
15 108 (2.25%) Xen
16 101 (2.10%) KVM
17 80 (1.67%) VMware Server
18 68 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
19 67 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
20 66 (1.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 518 (10.79%) SCCM
2 339 (7.06%) SCOM
3 206 (4.29%) Backup Exec
4 169 (3.52%) Puppet
5 168 (3.50%) Nagios
6 160 (3.33%) NetBackup
7 143 (2.98%) WSUS
8 93 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 84 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
10 78 (1.62%) Tivoli
11 70 (1.46%) SCVMM
12 66 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 56 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 50 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
15 48 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 45 (0.94%) Hyperic
17 42 (0.87%) vMotion
18 40 (0.83%) Cacti
18 40 (0.83%) ARCserve
19 38 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3136 (65.32%) VMware
2 2102 (43.78%) Microsoft
3 1752 (36.49%) Cisco
4 1376 (28.66%) HP
5 1214 (25.29%) Citrix
6 1022 (21.29%) NetApp
7 815 (16.98%) EMC
8 704 (14.66%) Oracle
9 464 (9.66%) Red Hat
10 446 (9.29%) IBM
11 435 (9.06%) Dell
12 399 (8.31%) Symantec
13 258 (5.37%) Brocade
14 243 (5.06%) Juniper
15 241 (5.02%) Veeam
16 235 (4.89%) 3PAR
17 182 (3.79%) CheckPoint
18 167 (3.48%) SolarWinds
19 163 (3.40%) CommVault
20 162 (3.37%) Intel
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45k - £70k plus excellent package
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Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £36k - 38k per year
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Unrivalled benefits package
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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