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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2809 2776 2949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.78% 2.64% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 15.44% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2283 2474
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 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
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
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
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 £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 30 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 +15 1200 £52,500 +5.00% 112
South East -3 598 £42,500 - 53
Yorkshire +15 254 £35,831 -10.42% 29
East of England +9 243 £44,000 +4.76% 17
North West +32 168 £40,000 - 30
South West -18 128 £37,000 -7.50% 26
East Midlands +24 121 £37,500 -6.25% 17
West Midlands -30 102 £37,500 -10.71% 19
North East -5 19 £30,000 +22.44% 2
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 4023 (70.65%) Windows
2 3777 (66.33%) VMware
3 2557 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2477 (43.50%) Microsoft
5 2429 (42.66%) Active Directory
6 2062 (36.21%) Cisco
7 1814 (31.86%) Linux
8 1716 (30.14%) MS Exchange
9 1635 (28.71%) Citrix
10 1626 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1622 (28.49%) Firewall
12 1609 (28.26%) HP
13 1407 (24.71%) SQL Server
14 1220 (21.43%) Hyper-V
15 1214 (21.32%) DNS
16 1213 (21.30%) NAS
17 1200 (21.07%) MS Excel
18 1194 (20.97%) WAN
19 1182 (20.76%) SQL
20 1123 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
21 1105 (19.41%) LAN
22 1096 (19.25%) ITIL
23 1088 (19.11%) NetApp
24 1013 (17.79%) EMC
25 1001 (17.58%) Windows Server 2003
26 973 (17.09%) Finance
27 941 (16.53%) vSphere
28 913 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
29 910 (15.98%) TCP/IP
30 876 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1716 (30.14%) MS Exchange
2 876 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 565 (9.92%) SharePoint
4 517 (9.08%) IIS
5 454 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 434 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 420 (7.38%) Lync
8 400 (7.02%) Apache
9 317 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 261 (4.58%) Tomcat
11 177 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 156 (2.74%) WebSphere
13 75 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 74 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 65 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
16 60 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 59 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
18 56 (0.98%) JBoss
19 51 (0.90%) OpenStack
20 47 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1200 (21.07%) MS Excel
2 423 (7.43%) MS Office
3 63 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.37%) MS Project
6 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.12%) SPSS
8 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.035%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.018%) Revit
10 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 66 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
3 47 (0.83%) RMDS
4 13 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.14%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.11%) Magento
8 6 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
9 3 (0.053%) CODA-Financials
9 3 (0.053%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.035%) Maximo
10 2 (0.035%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.035%) ENOVIA
10 2 (0.035%) FLEXCUBE
11 1 (0.018%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 291 (5.11%) Office 365
2 161 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (1.86%) SaaS
4 91 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 81 (1.42%) IaaS
6 57 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (0.97%) PaaS
8 29 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.11%) GitHub
12 5 (0.088%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.070%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.053%) Datadog
14 3 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1622 (28.49%) Firewall
2 1214 (21.32%) DNS
3 1213 (21.30%) NAS
4 1194 (20.97%) WAN
5 1105 (19.41%) LAN
6 910 (15.98%) TCP/IP
7 854 (15.00%) DHCP
8 650 (11.42%) VPN
9 545 (9.57%) iSCSI
10 494 (8.68%) Fibre Channel
11 371 (6.52%) VoIP
12 346 (6.08%) VLAN
13 320 (5.62%) Wireless
14 266 (4.67%) Internet
15 241 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
16 206 (3.62%) Network Security
17 192 (3.37%) NetScaler
18 186 (3.27%) LDAP
19 178 (3.13%) HTTP
20 160 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1407 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 337 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 336 (5.90%) MySQL
4 252 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 173 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 139 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 136 (2.39%) DB2
8 83 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (1.21%) Hadoop
11 62 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 56 (0.98%) MongoDB
14 55 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 51 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
16 48 (0.84%) HBase
17 46 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
18 44 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
19 42 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 65 (1.14%) Subversion
3 59 (1.04%) JIRA
4 49 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 25 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 21 (0.37%) Maven
7 21 (0.37%) Artifactory
8 19 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 18 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 12 (0.21%) LoadRunner
10 12 (0.21%) YourKit
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.088%) RequisitePro
13 4 (0.070%) MSI
14 3 (0.053%) InstallShield
14 3 (0.053%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.053%) Toad
14 3 (0.053%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.035%) ProC
General
1 973 (17.09%) Finance
2 223 (3.92%) Banking
3 216 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 116 (2.04%) Legal
5 114 (2.00%) Retail
6 108 (1.90%) Advertising
7 103 (1.81%) Law
8 60 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 58 (1.02%) Back Office
10 57 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 53 (0.93%) Marketing
12 37 (0.65%) Games
12 37 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.63%) German Language
14 32 (0.56%) Electronics
15 31 (0.54%) French Language
16 27 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 27 (0.47%) Publishing
17 16 (0.28%) Billing
18 13 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 885 (15.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 628 (11.03%) Support Engineer
3 606 (10.64%) Analyst
4 583 (10.24%) Architect
5 567 (9.96%) Administrator
6 440 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
7 404 (7.10%) Consultant
8 396 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 395 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 328 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
11 249 (4.37%) Network Engineer
12 247 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 236 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 234 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 218 (3.83%) Storage Engineer
16 209 (3.67%) Server Engineer
17 193 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 190 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
19 175 (3.07%) Technical Support
20 166 (2.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (2.85%) Middleware
2 147 (2.58%) .NET
3 129 (2.27%) Web Services
4 101 (1.77%) HTML
5 85 (1.49%) XML
6 50 (0.88%) LAMP
7 47 (0.83%) Rendezvous
7 47 (0.83%) XSLT
8 45 (0.79%) CSS
9 41 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
10 39 (0.68%) J2EE
11 34 (0.60%) Flash
12 27 (0.47%) Hibernate
13 23 (0.40%) jQuery
14 21 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (0.37%) Spring
15 20 (0.35%) .NET Framework
15 20 (0.35%) Lucene
15 20 (0.35%) Spring Integration
16 18 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 627 (11.01%) Clustering
2 437 (7.67%) Replication
3 425 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 207 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 186 (3.27%) Blackberry
6 133 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 122 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 111 (1.95%) EqualLogic
9 90 (1.58%) Mainframe
9 90 (1.58%) CLARiiON
10 89 (1.56%) Open Source
11 84 (1.48%) Thin Client
11 84 (1.48%) Fat Client
12 71 (1.25%) CMDB
13 65 (1.14%) PKI
14 64 (1.12%) Public Cloud
15 61 (1.07%) FlexPod
16 58 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 50 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
18 45 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4023 (70.65%) Windows
2 1814 (31.86%) Linux
3 1626 (28.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1123 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1001 (17.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 752 (13.21%) UNIX
7 531 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 516 (9.06%) Solaris
9 390 (6.85%) Windows 7
10 242 (4.25%) Windows 8
11 240 (4.21%) Windows XP
12 221 (3.88%) AIX
13 213 (3.74%) CentOS
14 125 (2.20%) HPUX
15 111 (1.95%) SUSE
16 79 (1.39%) Mac OS X
16 79 (1.39%) Android
17 74 (1.30%) Ubuntu
17 74 (1.30%) Debian
18 54 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1096 (19.25%) ITIL
2 678 (11.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 463 (8.13%) Project Management
4 371 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 355 (6.23%) Migration
6 338 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
7 332 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
8 283 (4.97%) Business Continuity
9 278 (4.88%) Change Management
10 271 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 263 (4.62%) Service Delivery
12 236 (4.14%) Mentoring
13 210 (3.69%) Service Management
14 194 (3.41%) Configuration Management
15 181 (3.18%) PRINCE2
15 181 (3.18%) Problem Management
16 170 (2.99%) Capacity Management
17 155 (2.72%) Change Control
18 152 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
19 144 (2.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1182 (20.76%) SQL
2 530 (9.31%) PowerShell
3 335 (5.88%) Perl
4 256 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 240 (4.21%) Java
6 187 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 181 (3.18%) Python
8 108 (1.90%) VBScript
9 98 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 92 (1.62%) PHP
11 86 (1.51%) Ruby
12 80 (1.40%) C
13 61 (1.07%) VB
14 45 (0.79%) C#
15 25 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 24 (0.42%) Bourne shell
17 22 (0.39%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.35%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.30%) C++
20 16 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 913 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 707 (12.42%) MCSE
3 689 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
4 539 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 522 (9.17%) CCNA
6 494 (8.68%) Degree
7 339 (5.95%) MCSA
8 285 (5.01%) Citrix Certification
9 272 (4.78%) Security Cleared
10 270 (4.74%) MCITP
11 261 (4.58%) CCNP
12 248 (4.36%) CCA
13 216 (3.79%) MCP
14 209 (3.67%) SC Cleared
15 83 (1.46%) VCP5
16 79 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 74 (1.30%) NCDA
18 56 (0.98%) MCTS
19 55 (0.97%) DV Cleared
20 53 (0.93%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 379 (6.66%) SLA
2 133 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 107 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 44 (0.77%) QA
5 28 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.37%) FISMA
7 18 (0.32%) COBIT
8 4 (0.070%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2557 (44.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2429 (42.66%) Active Directory
3 1220 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 941 (16.53%) vSphere
5 684 (12.01%) XenApp
6 424 (7.45%) VMware ESX
7 415 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
8 391 (6.87%) XenDesktop
9 277 (4.86%) XenServer
10 272 (4.78%) NFS
11 165 (2.90%) Terminal Services
12 119 (2.09%) Xen
13 110 (1.93%) vCloud
14 106 (1.86%) SRDF
15 97 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
16 95 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
17 94 (1.65%) VMware Server
18 75 (1.32%) KVM
19 66 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 66 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 565 (9.92%) SCCM
2 423 (7.43%) SCOM
3 287 (5.04%) Backup Exec
4 267 (4.69%) Nagios
5 236 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 196 (3.44%) Puppet
7 133 (2.34%) WSUS
8 122 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 117 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 109 (1.91%) Tivoli
11 100 (1.76%) SCVMM
12 85 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
13 69 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 60 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
15 59 (1.04%) OpenView
16 55 (0.97%) ZABBIX
17 54 (0.95%) Opsview
18 50 (0.88%) Cacti
18 50 (0.88%) ARCserve
19 46 (0.81%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3777 (66.33%) VMware
2 2477 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 2062 (36.21%) Cisco
4 1635 (28.71%) Citrix
5 1609 (28.26%) HP
6 1088 (19.11%) NetApp
7 1013 (17.79%) EMC
8 757 (13.29%) Oracle
9 658 (11.56%) Red Hat
10 582 (10.22%) Symantec
11 542 (9.52%) IBM
12 505 (8.87%) Dell
13 386 (6.78%) Juniper
14 318 (5.58%) Brocade
15 306 (5.37%) Veeam
16 272 (4.78%) 3PAR
17 259 (4.55%) CommVault
18 228 (4.00%) CheckPoint
19 200 (3.51%) Veritas
20 162 (2.85%) SolarWinds
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