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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 105 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2826 3056 2949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.74% 2.73% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 15.78% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2401 2546 2499
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
18878 19372 21190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.32% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15395 17233
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 1169 £52,500 +5.00% 96
South East -9 592 £42,500 - 78
East of England +10 272 £45,000 +6.73% 25
Yorkshire +8 225 £37,500 -6.25% 22
South West -6 176 £35,000 -12.50% 31
North West +19 170 £40,000 +14.28% 32
East Midlands +27 126 £38,500 -3.75% 16
West Midlands -42 106 £37,500 -6.25% 17
North East -21 16 £33,750 +35.00% 5
Midlands -3 1 - -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4005 (71.63%) Windows
2 3698 (66.14%) VMware
3 2508 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2428 (43.43%) Microsoft
5 2384 (42.64%) Active Directory
6 2031 (36.33%) Cisco
7 1806 (32.30%) Linux
8 1705 (30.50%) MS Exchange
9 1643 (29.39%) HP
10 1590 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1565 (27.99%) Citrix
12 1551 (27.74%) Firewall
13 1408 (25.18%) SQL Server
14 1232 (22.04%) Hyper-V
15 1205 (21.55%) NAS
16 1196 (21.39%) DNS
17 1148 (20.53%) WAN
18 1143 (20.44%) MS Excel
19 1134 (20.28%) SQL
20 1124 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 1091 (19.51%) NetApp
22 1079 (19.30%) LAN
23 1044 (18.67%) ITIL
24 981 (17.55%) EMC
25 978 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
26 941 (16.83%) Finance
27 911 (16.29%) vSphere
28 884 (15.81%) TCP/IP
29 878 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
30 868 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1705 (30.50%) MS Exchange
2 868 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 552 (9.87%) SharePoint
4 515 (9.21%) IIS
5 441 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 438 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 432 (7.73%) Lync
8 411 (7.35%) Apache
9 315 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 285 (5.10%) Tomcat
11 183 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 169 (3.02%) WebSphere
13 90 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 80 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
15 70 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 59 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
16 59 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
17 53 (0.95%) JBoss
18 50 (0.89%) OpenStack
19 47 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 1143 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 398 (7.12%) MS Office
3 53 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.30%) MS Project
6 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.11%) SPSS
8 5 (0.089%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.036%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.036%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 59 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
2 58 (1.04%) RMDS
3 48 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
7 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.11%) Magento
10 3 (0.054%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.036%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.036%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.036%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.036%) Maximo
11 2 (0.036%) ENOVIA
12 1 (0.018%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 317 (5.67%) Office 365
2 194 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 109 (1.95%) SaaS
5 99 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (1.32%) IaaS
7 47 (0.84%) PaaS
7 47 (0.84%) Mimecast
8 29 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.16%) GitHub
11 8 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.14%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.036%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.036%) Symantec.cloud
16 1 (0.018%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1551 (27.74%) Firewall
2 1205 (21.55%) NAS
3 1196 (21.39%) DNS
4 1148 (20.53%) WAN
5 1079 (19.30%) LAN
6 884 (15.81%) TCP/IP
7 866 (15.49%) DHCP
8 635 (11.36%) VPN
9 540 (9.66%) iSCSI
10 517 (9.25%) Fibre Channel
11 389 (6.96%) VoIP
12 354 (6.33%) VLAN
13 313 (5.60%) Wireless
14 243 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
15 230 (4.11%) Internet
16 199 (3.56%) Network Security
17 194 (3.47%) LDAP
18 176 (3.15%) HTTP
19 175 (3.13%) NetScaler
20 148 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1408 (25.18%) SQL Server
2 330 (5.90%) MySQL
3 312 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 228 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 170 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 141 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 140 (2.50%) DB2
8 84 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 84 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 70 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 63 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 62 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 59 (1.06%) HBase
13 56 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 53 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 49 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 47 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
17 45 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
18 44 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 70 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 55 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 55 (0.98%) JIRA
3 52 (0.93%) Subversion
4 26 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 25 (0.45%) Artifactory
6 23 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (0.25%) Maven
8 12 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.18%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.089%) RequisitePro
11 5 (0.089%) MSI
11 5 (0.089%) YourKit
12 3 (0.054%) Hudson
12 3 (0.054%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.054%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.054%) Toad
13 2 (0.036%) ProC
General
1 941 (16.83%) Finance
2 223 (3.99%) Banking
3 203 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 129 (2.31%) Retail
5 117 (2.09%) Legal
6 111 (1.99%) Law
7 106 (1.90%) Advertising
8 64 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 62 (1.11%) Back Office
10 59 (1.06%) Marketing
11 57 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 37 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 37 (0.66%) German Language
13 36 (0.64%) Games
14 35 (0.63%) French Language
15 31 (0.55%) Electronics
16 29 (0.52%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.41%) Publishing
18 19 (0.34%) Billing
19 13 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 902 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 629 (11.25%) Support Engineer
3 572 (10.23%) Architect
4 563 (10.07%) Analyst
5 548 (9.80%) Administrator
6 423 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
7 396 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 389 (6.96%) Consultant
8 389 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
9 337 (6.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 240 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 230 (4.11%) Network Engineer
12 218 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 217 (3.88%) Support Analyst
14 216 (3.86%) Storage Engineer
15 201 (3.60%) Server Engineer
16 196 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 181 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
18 179 (3.20%) Technical Support
19 161 (2.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (2.97%) Middleware
2 143 (2.56%) .NET
3 123 (2.20%) Web Services
4 101 (1.81%) HTML
5 84 (1.50%) XML
6 58 (1.04%) XSLT
6 58 (1.04%) Rendezvous
6 58 (1.04%) Ultra Messaging
7 51 (0.91%) LAMP
8 44 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 37 (0.66%) Flash
10 30 (0.54%) J2EE
10 30 (0.54%) CSS
11 29 (0.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 24 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (0.39%) COM
14 21 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (0.30%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.30%) Hibernate
16 15 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 607 (10.86%) Clustering
2 439 (7.85%) Replication
3 431 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 211 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 179 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 127 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 119 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 112 (2.00%) EqualLogic
9 102 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 93 (1.66%) CLARiiON
11 87 (1.56%) Thin Client
11 87 (1.56%) Fat Client
12 80 (1.43%) Open Source
13 77 (1.38%) CMDB
14 61 (1.09%) Public Cloud
15 60 (1.07%) FlexPod
16 57 (1.02%) PKI
17 56 (1.00%) Hedge funds
18 52 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
19 51 (0.91%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4005 (71.63%) Windows
2 1806 (32.30%) Linux
3 1590 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1124 (20.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 978 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 729 (13.04%) UNIX
7 529 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 503 (9.00%) Solaris
9 364 (6.51%) Windows 7
10 226 (4.04%) Windows 8
11 225 (4.02%) AIX
12 224 (4.01%) Windows XP
13 221 (3.95%) CentOS
14 127 (2.27%) HPUX
15 89 (1.59%) SUSE
16 75 (1.34%) Ubuntu
17 74 (1.32%) Debian
18 72 (1.29%) Mac OS X
19 71 (1.27%) Android
20 57 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1044 (18.67%) ITIL
2 682 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 440 (7.87%) Project Management
4 361 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 332 (5.94%) Migration
7 328 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
8 288 (5.15%) Change Management
9 280 (5.01%) Business Continuity
10 278 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 273 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
12 231 (4.13%) Mentoring
13 213 (3.81%) Service Management
14 190 (3.40%) Configuration Management
15 176 (3.15%) Capacity Management
16 173 (3.09%) Problem Management
17 170 (3.04%) PRINCE2
18 162 (2.90%) High Availability
19 153 (2.74%) Change Control
20 148 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1134 (20.28%) SQL
2 520 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 310 (5.54%) Perl
4 251 (4.49%) Java
5 239 (4.27%) Bash Shell
6 177 (3.17%) Python
7 170 (3.04%) Shell Script
8 107 (1.91%) VBScript
9 97 (1.73%) JavaScript
10 96 (1.72%) Ruby
11 86 (1.54%) PHP
12 81 (1.45%) C
13 60 (1.07%) VB
14 43 (0.77%) C#
15 30 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 24 (0.43%) Bourne shell
17 18 (0.32%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.27%) C++
19 14 (0.25%) VBA
19 14 (0.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 878 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 675 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 668 (11.95%) MCSE
4 537 (9.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 525 (9.39%) CCNA
6 443 (7.92%) Degree
7 303 (5.42%) MCSA
8 266 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
9 265 (4.74%) Security Cleared
10 254 (4.54%) MCITP
11 253 (4.53%) CCNP
12 236 (4.22%) CCA
13 225 (4.02%) MCP
14 191 (3.42%) SC Cleared
15 81 (1.45%) VCP5
16 75 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
17 71 (1.27%) NCDA
18 57 (1.02%) DV Cleared
19 56 (1.00%) MCTS
20 49 (0.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (6.85%) SLA
2 142 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 121 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 41 (0.73%) QA
5 31 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (0.45%) FISMA
7 23 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.018%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2508 (44.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2384 (42.64%) Active Directory
3 1232 (22.04%) Hyper-V
4 911 (16.29%) vSphere
5 664 (11.88%) XenApp
6 440 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 402 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
8 388 (6.94%) XenDesktop
9 280 (5.01%) XenServer
10 276 (4.94%) NFS
11 183 (3.27%) Terminal Services
12 124 (2.22%) SRDF
13 115 (2.06%) Xen
14 114 (2.04%) vCloud
15 102 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
16 100 (1.79%) VMware Server
17 97 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
18 76 (1.36%) KVM
19 70 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 68 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 562 (10.05%) SCCM
2 396 (7.08%) SCOM
3 280 (5.01%) Backup Exec
4 248 (4.44%) Nagios
5 209 (3.74%) NetBackup
6 190 (3.40%) Puppet
7 145 (2.59%) WSUS
8 124 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 113 (2.02%) Tivoli
10 95 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 93 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
12 88 (1.57%) SCVMM
13 65 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 60 (1.07%) ZABBIX
15 59 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
16 54 (0.97%) ARCserve
17 49 (0.88%) Opsview
18 47 (0.84%) OpenView
19 46 (0.82%) Cacti
19 46 (0.82%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3698 (66.14%) VMware
2 2428 (43.43%) Microsoft
3 2031 (36.33%) Cisco
4 1643 (29.39%) HP
5 1565 (27.99%) Citrix
6 1091 (19.51%) NetApp
7 981 (17.55%) EMC
8 759 (13.58%) Oracle
9 628 (11.23%) Red Hat
10 551 (9.86%) Symantec
11 545 (9.75%) IBM
12 506 (9.05%) Dell
13 382 (6.83%) Juniper
14 323 (5.78%) Brocade
15 310 (5.54%) Veeam
16 295 (5.28%) 3PAR
17 270 (4.83%) CommVault
18 213 (3.81%) CheckPoint
19 187 (3.34%) Veritas
20 159 (2.84%) SolarWinds
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leominster, Herefordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday