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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 100 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2984 2638 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 2.59% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 14.80% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2190 2956
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,357 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18790 17828 21588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.03% 17.52% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15278 14071 18110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +18 1238 £50,000 -4.76% 105
South East -9 586 £42,500 -5.55% 57
Yorkshire -4 287 £35,750 +2.14% 25
East of England +24 279 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North West +31 175 £40,000 +23.07% 15
West Midlands -12 161 £35,000 -17.64% 19
South West +49 148 £42,500 +21.42% 28
East Midlands -12 82 £40,000 +5.26% 8
North East +1 25 £27,500 -20.28% 5
Midlands +4 5 £35,000 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4028 (69.62%) Windows
2 3830 (66.19%) VMware
3 2550 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2414 (41.72%) Active Directory
5 2390 (41.31%) Microsoft
6 1882 (32.53%) Cisco
7 1717 (29.68%) Linux
8 1678 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1671 (28.88%) Firewall
10 1650 (28.52%) Citrix
11 1629 (28.15%) MS Exchange
12 1543 (26.67%) HP
13 1360 (23.51%) SQL Server
14 1305 (22.55%) DNS
15 1208 (20.88%) SQL
16 1202 (20.77%) NAS
17 1197 (20.69%) ITIL
18 1148 (19.84%) MS Excel
19 1123 (19.41%) WAN
20 1104 (19.08%) NetApp
21 1086 (18.77%) Hyper-V
22 1080 (18.67%) LAN
23 1062 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
24 1058 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
25 1038 (17.94%) TCP/IP
26 1029 (17.78%) EMC
27 1016 (17.56%) Finance
28 983 (16.99%) Microsoft Certification
29 963 (16.64%) vSphere
30 892 (15.42%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1629 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 823 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 587 (10.15%) SharePoint
4 512 (8.85%) IIS
5 491 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 422 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 346 (5.98%) Apache
8 344 (5.95%) Lync
9 314 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 219 (3.78%) Tomcat
11 211 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 101 (1.75%) WebSphere
13 85 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 76 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
15 74 (1.28%) WebLogic
16 72 (1.24%) JBoss
17 61 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
18 60 (1.04%) OpenStack
19 44 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
20 42 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1148 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 411 (7.10%) MS Office
3 51 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.36%) MS Project
6 10 (0.17%) SPSS
7 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.069%) FastStats
9 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.035%) Maya
10 2 (0.035%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.017%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
3 21 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.36%) RMDS
4 18 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.069%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.069%) AWD
11 3 (0.052%) Summit
11 3 (0.052%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
13 1 (0.017%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 215 (3.72%) Office 365
2 172 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 97 (1.68%) SaaS
5 93 (1.61%) IaaS
6 71 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (0.71%) PaaS
8 28 (0.48%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.10%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.069%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.052%) Heroku
11 3 (0.052%) Joyent
12 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1671 (28.88%) Firewall
2 1305 (22.55%) DNS
3 1202 (20.77%) NAS
4 1123 (19.41%) WAN
5 1080 (18.67%) LAN
6 1038 (17.94%) TCP/IP
7 892 (15.42%) DHCP
8 657 (11.35%) VPN
9 522 (9.02%) iSCSI
10 378 (6.53%) Fibre Channel
11 347 (6.00%) Internet
12 320 (5.53%) VLAN
13 316 (5.46%) Wireless
14 289 (4.99%) VoIP
15 259 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
16 191 (3.30%) MPLS
17 188 (3.25%) NetScaler
18 182 (3.15%) LDAP
19 174 (3.01%) HTTP
20 172 (2.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1360 (23.51%) SQL Server
2 401 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 330 (5.70%) MySQL
4 298 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 190 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 138 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 123 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 98 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 98 (1.69%) DB2
9 87 (1.50%) Relational Database
10 79 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 78 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 76 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 57 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 57 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
14 54 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
15 51 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 48 (0.83%) NoSQL
17 37 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (1.33%) Subversion
1 77 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 55 (0.95%) Eclipse
3 48 (0.83%) JIRA
3 48 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 43 (0.74%) Maven
5 36 (0.62%) YourKit
6 30 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 22 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.14%) Hudson
12 7 (0.12%) AQtime
12 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.12%) WebLOAD
13 5 (0.086%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (0.069%) MSI
14 4 (0.069%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.069%) Ant
General
1 1016 (17.56%) Finance
2 254 (4.39%) Banking
3 180 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 101 (1.75%) Retail
4 101 (1.75%) Legal
5 91 (1.57%) Law
6 85 (1.47%) Advertising
7 60 (1.04%) Marketing
8 43 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 43 (0.74%) Back Office
9 42 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 39 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 34 (0.59%) Games
11 34 (0.59%) German Language
12 30 (0.52%) Publishing
13 24 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 23 (0.40%) Electronics
15 22 (0.38%) French Language
16 16 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 757 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 705 (12.18%) Support Engineer
3 624 (10.78%) Administrator
4 558 (9.64%) Analyst
5 539 (9.32%) Architect
6 425 (7.35%) Consultant
7 408 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
8 375 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 361 (6.24%) Systems Engineer
10 295 (5.10%) Network Engineer
11 258 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
12 233 (4.03%) Server Engineer
13 227 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 224 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 194 (3.35%) Storage Engineer
16 193 (3.34%) Support Analyst
17 186 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
18 182 (3.15%) Team Leader
19 173 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
20 168 (2.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (2.63%) Web Services
2 141 (2.44%) Middleware
3 134 (2.32%) .NET
4 89 (1.54%) HTML
5 84 (1.45%) XML
6 62 (1.07%) CSS
7 50 (0.86%) jQuery
8 47 (0.81%) J2EE
8 47 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 47 (0.81%) Hibernate
8 47 (0.81%) Spring
9 44 (0.76%) Lucene
9 44 (0.76%) JSON
9 44 (0.76%) Spring Integration
10 41 (0.71%) Spring MVC
11 38 (0.66%) LAMP
12 27 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (0.38%) Rendezvous
14 21 (0.36%) XSLT
15 18 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 728 (12.58%) Clustering
2 494 (8.54%) Replication
3 379 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 227 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 182 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 126 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 124 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 123 (2.13%) EqualLogic
9 100 (1.73%) Open Source
10 83 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 83 (1.43%) CLARiiON
11 77 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 77 (1.33%) Fat Client
12 50 (0.86%) PKI
13 49 (0.85%) CMDB
14 44 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 39 (0.67%) FlexPod
16 36 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (0.59%) Symmetrix DMX
18 33 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4028 (69.62%) Windows
2 1717 (29.68%) Linux
3 1678 (29.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1062 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1058 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 789 (13.64%) UNIX
7 553 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 513 (8.87%) Solaris
9 397 (6.86%) Windows 7
10 247 (4.27%) AIX
11 236 (4.08%) Windows XP
12 211 (3.65%) Windows 8
13 199 (3.44%) CentOS
14 142 (2.45%) SUSE
15 122 (2.11%) HPUX
16 73 (1.26%) Android
17 72 (1.24%) Mac OS X
18 70 (1.21%) Ubuntu
19 51 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
20 49 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1197 (20.69%) ITIL
2 544 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 518 (8.95%) Project Management
4 411 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
5 374 (6.46%) Load Balancing
6 339 (5.86%) Migration
7 323 (5.58%) Change Management
8 265 (4.58%) Service Delivery
9 258 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
10 252 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
11 250 (4.32%) Business Continuity
12 229 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 200 (3.46%) Problem Management
14 198 (3.42%) PRINCE2
15 196 (3.39%) Service Management
16 178 (3.08%) Change Control
17 177 (3.06%) Configuration Management
18 176 (3.04%) Capacity Management
19 135 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
20 130 (2.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1208 (20.88%) SQL
2 477 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 350 (6.05%) Perl
4 278 (4.80%) Shell Script
5 234 (4.04%) Java
6 218 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 171 (2.96%) Python
8 104 (1.80%) Ruby
9 92 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 90 (1.56%) PHP
11 89 (1.54%) VBScript
12 69 (1.19%) C
13 60 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 56 (0.97%) VB
15 43 (0.74%) PL/SQL
16 42 (0.73%) C#
17 31 (0.54%) C++
17 31 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 28 (0.48%) Korn
19 22 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 983 (16.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 773 (13.36%) MCSE
3 621 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
4 552 (9.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 527 (9.11%) Degree
6 461 (7.97%) CCNA
7 401 (6.93%) MCSA
8 396 (6.84%) MCITP
9 259 (4.48%) Security Cleared
10 253 (4.37%) CCNP
11 240 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
12 197 (3.40%) SC Cleared
13 195 (3.37%) MCP
14 192 (3.32%) CCA
15 111 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
16 102 (1.76%) MCTS
17 64 (1.11%) VCP5
18 63 (1.09%) VCAP
19 61 (1.05%) NCDA
20 50 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (7.02%) SLA
2 83 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (1.42%) QA
4 67 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.26%) COBIT
8 4 (0.069%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.052%) BS7799
10 1 (0.017%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 2550 (44.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2414 (41.72%) Active Directory
3 1086 (18.77%) Hyper-V
4 963 (16.64%) vSphere
5 664 (11.48%) XenApp
6 494 (8.54%) VMware ESX
7 405 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
8 340 (5.88%) XenDesktop
9 223 (3.85%) XenServer
10 219 (3.78%) NFS
11 139 (2.40%) Terminal Services
12 128 (2.21%) vCloud
13 120 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
14 89 (1.54%) VMware Server
15 87 (1.50%) ISA Server
16 85 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
17 82 (1.42%) Xen
18 68 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 68 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
19 67 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 505 (8.73%) SCCM
2 420 (7.26%) SCOM
3 330 (5.70%) Backup Exec
4 280 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 264 (4.56%) Puppet
6 217 (3.75%) Nagios
7 157 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 126 (2.18%) WSUS
9 115 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
10 100 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 95 (1.64%) Data Guard
12 84 (1.45%) SCVMM
13 76 (1.31%) Tivoli
14 72 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 63 (1.09%) OpenView
16 62 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
17 48 (0.83%) ZABBIX
18 47 (0.81%) HP SIM
19 44 (0.76%) Cacti
19 44 (0.76%) Legato
Vendors
1 3830 (66.19%) VMware
2 2390 (41.31%) Microsoft
3 1882 (32.53%) Cisco
4 1650 (28.52%) Citrix
5 1543 (26.67%) HP
6 1104 (19.08%) NetApp
7 1029 (17.78%) EMC
8 762 (13.17%) Oracle
9 656 (11.34%) Red Hat
10 563 (9.73%) Symantec
11 545 (9.42%) Dell
12 528 (9.13%) IBM
13 418 (7.22%) Juniper
14 302 (5.22%) Veeam
15 293 (5.06%) Brocade
16 243 (4.20%) CheckPoint
17 215 (3.72%) 3PAR
18 193 (3.34%) Veritas
19 192 (3.32%) CommVault
20 184 (3.18%) SolarWinds
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