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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2966 2705 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.78% 2.66% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.43% 15.26% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 2302 2672
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,563
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
19221 17728 20919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.44% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15309 14445 17200
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 1218 £50,000 - 116
South East -4 622 £42,000 -6.66% 76
East of England +11 274 £42,500 - 24
Yorkshire -19 248 £37,500 +7.14% 37
North West +28 181 £40,000 -3.61% 31
West Midlands -2 166 £37,500 -16.66% 26
South West +11 148 £40,000 +3.89% 22
East Midlands -25 89 £39,000 +1.29% 16
North East -26 12 £46,250 +34.05% 4
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3881 (68.22%) Windows
2 3617 (63.58%) VMware
3 2416 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2320 (40.78%) Active Directory
5 2225 (39.11%) Microsoft
6 1752 (30.80%) Cisco
7 1699 (29.86%) Linux
8 1680 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1587 (27.90%) Firewall
10 1544 (27.14%) MS Exchange
11 1542 (27.10%) Citrix
12 1501 (26.38%) HP
13 1337 (23.50%) SQL Server
14 1305 (22.94%) SQL
15 1275 (22.41%) ITIL
16 1256 (22.08%) NAS
17 1250 (21.97%) DNS
18 1092 (19.19%) NetApp
19 1057 (18.58%) MS Excel
20 1053 (18.51%) Microsoft Certification
21 1034 (18.18%) Hyper-V
22 1023 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
23 989 (17.38%) EMC
24 987 (17.35%) WAN
25 976 (17.16%) TCP/IP
26 971 (17.07%) Finance
26 971 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
27 959 (16.86%) LAN
28 881 (15.49%) vSphere
29 813 (14.29%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1544 (27.14%) MS Exchange
2 801 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 588 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 526 (9.25%) IIS
5 467 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 367 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 320 (5.62%) Lync
8 314 (5.52%) Apache
9 290 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 230 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 210 (3.69%) Tomcat
12 118 (2.07%) JBoss
13 116 (2.04%) WebSphere
14 89 (1.56%) WebLogic
15 81 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
16 71 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 59 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
18 52 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
19 51 (0.90%) OpenStack
20 40 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1057 (18.58%) MS Excel
2 352 (6.19%) MS Office
3 39 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.33%) MS Project
6 8 (0.14%) FastStats
7 7 (0.12%) SPSS
8 3 (0.053%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.053%) Maya
8 3 (0.053%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.018%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.018%) Revit
Business Applications
1 54 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 28 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.39%) RMDS
5 19 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.088%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.070%) Compiere
10 4 (0.070%) AWD
11 3 (0.053%) assyst
11 3 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.053%) Summit
11 3 (0.053%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
13 1 (0.018%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 200 (3.52%) Office 365
2 186 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 90 (1.58%) SaaS
5 85 (1.49%) IaaS
6 84 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (0.56%) PaaS
8 24 (0.42%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.12%) Joyent
11 4 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.053%) Heroku
13 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.018%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1587 (27.90%) Firewall
2 1256 (22.08%) NAS
3 1250 (21.97%) DNS
4 987 (17.35%) WAN
5 976 (17.16%) TCP/IP
6 959 (16.86%) LAN
7 813 (14.29%) DHCP
8 637 (11.20%) VPN
9 453 (7.96%) iSCSI
10 346 (6.08%) Internet
11 325 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
12 297 (5.22%) VLAN
13 263 (4.62%) Wireless
14 248 (4.36%) VoIP
15 237 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
16 211 (3.71%) HTTP
17 165 (2.90%) LDAP
18 163 (2.87%) MPLS
19 160 (2.81%) SSL
20 155 (2.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1337 (23.50%) SQL Server
2 380 (6.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 377 (6.63%) MySQL
4 273 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 227 (3.99%) Oracle Database
6 150 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 116 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 104 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 103 (1.81%) Hadoop
10 98 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 86 (1.51%) Relational Database
12 75 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 71 (1.25%) DB2
14 61 (1.07%) NoSQL
15 55 (0.97%) MongoDB
16 53 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 50 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
18 47 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 47 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
19 42 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (1.30%) Subversion
2 71 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 61 (1.07%) Maven
4 57 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 56 (0.98%) YourKit
6 51 (0.90%) JIRA
7 35 (0.62%) Jenkins
8 24 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.30%) WebLOAD
9 17 (0.30%) AQtime
10 16 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (0.19%) Hudson
12 10 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 9 (0.16%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.12%) LoadRunner
14 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
15 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.070%) Ant
16 4 (0.070%) MSI
General
1 971 (17.07%) Finance
2 257 (4.52%) Banking
3 159 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 113 (1.99%) Legal
5 109 (1.92%) Retail
6 103 (1.81%) Law
7 75 (1.32%) Back Office
8 72 (1.27%) Advertising
9 56 (0.98%) Marketing
10 44 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 41 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 37 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.56%) Publishing
14 29 (0.51%) Games
15 26 (0.46%) German Language
16 23 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 23 (0.40%) International Banking
17 22 (0.39%) French Language
18 19 (0.33%) Electronics
19 16 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 687 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 672 (11.81%) Support Engineer
3 625 (10.99%) Administrator
4 549 (9.65%) Analyst
5 530 (9.32%) Architect
6 432 (7.59%) Consultant
7 361 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 349 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 321 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
10 251 (4.41%) Network Engineer
10 251 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 210 (3.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 201 (3.53%) Support Analyst
13 200 (3.52%) DBA
14 194 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
15 185 (3.25%) Team Leader
16 183 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 177 (3.11%) Server Engineer
18 153 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
19 151 (2.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (2.64%) Web Services
2 137 (2.41%) Middleware
3 131 (2.30%) .NET
4 104 (1.83%) HTML
5 101 (1.78%) XML
6 79 (1.39%) CSS
7 78 (1.37%) J2EE
8 69 (1.21%) jQuery
9 66 (1.16%) Spring
9 66 (1.16%) Hibernate
10 63 (1.11%) Lucene
10 63 (1.11%) Spring Integration
11 61 (1.07%) Spring MVC
12 50 (0.88%) JSON
13 39 (0.69%) LAMP
14 38 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
15 36 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
16 26 (0.46%) MSMQ
17 23 (0.40%) Rendezvous
18 22 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 743 (13.06%) Clustering
2 489 (8.60%) Replication
3 330 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (3.90%) Blackberry
5 176 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 151 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 148 (2.60%) EqualLogic
7 148 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 108 (1.90%) CLARiiON
9 78 (1.37%) Open Source
10 73 (1.28%) Thin Client
10 73 (1.28%) Fat Client
11 68 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 66 (1.16%) Hedge funds
13 61 (1.07%) Symmetrix DMX
14 41 (0.72%) PKI
15 38 (0.67%) EMC Centera
16 33 (0.58%) SecurID
17 31 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3881 (68.22%) Windows
2 1699 (29.86%) Linux
3 1680 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1023 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 971 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 791 (13.90%) UNIX
7 513 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 465 (8.17%) Solaris
9 392 (6.89%) Windows 7
10 213 (3.74%) AIX
11 198 (3.48%) Windows XP
12 179 (3.15%) CentOS
13 155 (2.72%) Windows 8
14 130 (2.29%) HPUX
15 122 (2.14%) SUSE
16 74 (1.30%) Android
17 54 (0.95%) Ubuntu
18 50 (0.88%) Mac OS X
19 49 (0.86%) VMS
20 42 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1275 (22.41%) ITIL
2 535 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 499 (8.77%) Project Management
4 477 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
5 382 (6.71%) Load Balancing
6 338 (5.94%) Change Management
7 322 (5.66%) Migration
8 241 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
9 235 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
10 233 (4.10%) Business Continuity
10 233 (4.10%) Mentoring
11 230 (4.04%) Service Delivery
12 226 (3.97%) Problem Management
13 213 (3.74%) Service Management
14 207 (3.64%) PRINCE2
15 205 (3.60%) Change Control
16 162 (2.85%) Capacity Management
17 157 (2.76%) Configuration Management
18 143 (2.51%) Technical Architecture
19 136 (2.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1305 (22.94%) SQL
2 447 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 326 (5.73%) Perl
4 286 (5.03%) Shell Script
5 241 (4.24%) Java
6 211 (3.71%) Bash Shell
7 152 (2.67%) Python
8 110 (1.93%) Ruby
9 106 (1.86%) JavaScript
10 88 (1.55%) C
11 81 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 68 (1.20%) PHP
13 64 (1.12%) VBScript
14 61 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.02%) C++
15 58 (1.02%) VB
16 54 (0.95%) C#
17 37 (0.65%) Korn
18 26 (0.46%) VB.NET
19 23 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1053 (18.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 804 (14.13%) MCSE
3 586 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
4 548 (9.63%) Degree
5 506 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 447 (7.86%) CCNA
7 441 (7.75%) MCITP
8 435 (7.65%) MCSA
9 235 (4.13%) Security Cleared
10 230 (4.04%) CCNP
11 187 (3.29%) MCP
12 186 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
13 174 (3.06%) SC Cleared
14 152 (2.67%) MCTS
15 132 (2.32%) CCA
16 123 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
17 80 (1.41%) VCAP
18 57 (1.00%) DV Cleared
19 53 (0.93%) VCP5
20 48 (0.84%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (7.24%) SLA
2 104 (1.83%) QA
3 63 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.32%) COBIT
8 3 (0.053%) BS7799
8 3 (0.053%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.018%) HL7
9 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 2416 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2320 (40.78%) Active Directory
3 1034 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 881 (15.49%) vSphere
5 619 (10.88%) XenApp
6 538 (9.46%) VMware ESX
7 360 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
8 291 (5.12%) XenDesktop
9 225 (3.96%) XenServer
10 204 (3.59%) NFS
11 152 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
12 136 (2.39%) vCloud
13 106 (1.86%) VMware Server
14 104 (1.83%) Terminal Services
15 83 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 77 (1.35%) ISA Server
17 76 (1.34%) Firmware
18 73 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
19 72 (1.27%) UAG
20 69 (1.21%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 487 (8.56%) SCCM
2 396 (6.96%) SCOM
3 349 (6.13%) Backup Exec
4 310 (5.45%) NetBackup
5 263 (4.62%) Puppet
6 183 (3.22%) Nagios
7 163 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 131 (2.30%) Data Guard
9 124 (2.18%) WSUS
10 119 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
11 90 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 77 (1.35%) OpenView
13 76 (1.34%) SCVMM
14 69 (1.21%) Tivoli
14 69 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 61 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
16 55 (0.97%) HP SIM
17 42 (0.74%) SCOrch
18 39 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
19 37 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3617 (63.58%) VMware
2 2225 (39.11%) Microsoft
3 1752 (30.80%) Cisco
4 1542 (27.10%) Citrix
5 1501 (26.38%) HP
6 1092 (19.19%) NetApp
7 989 (17.38%) EMC
8 811 (14.26%) Oracle
9 603 (10.60%) Red Hat
10 567 (9.97%) Symantec
11 541 (9.51%) Dell
12 483 (8.49%) IBM
13 371 (6.52%) Juniper
14 305 (5.36%) Veeam
15 260 (4.57%) Brocade
16 196 (3.45%) Veritas
17 194 (3.41%) CheckPoint
18 169 (2.97%) SolarWinds
19 163 (2.87%) 3PAR
20 157 (2.76%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Prof Certs, Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Bloomberg Careers
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38250.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday