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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 102 117 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2806 2406 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.84% 2.52% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.67% 14.48% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 1996 2833
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
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 £27,000 £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 30 January 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 January 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 +25 1213 £50,000 -4.76% 122
South East -11 575 £43,000 -4.44% 75
Yorkshire +15 279 £36,400 -1.62% 30
East of England +25 225 £44,000 +10.00% 23
North West +15 150 £40,000 +17.64% 34
West Midlands -11 120 £36,500 -14.11% 23
South West +2 116 £40,500 +3.18% 20
East Midlands +21 101 £40,000 +3.89% 11
North East +14 33 £27,500 +12.24% 2
Midlands -8 5 £35,000 -39.13%
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4019 (70.12%) Windows
2 3805 (66.38%) VMware
3 2524 (44.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2414 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 2410 (42.04%) Active Directory
6 1969 (34.35%) Cisco
7 1732 (30.22%) Linux
8 1681 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1671 (29.15%) Citrix
10 1669 (29.12%) MS Exchange
11 1663 (29.01%) Firewall
12 1526 (26.62%) HP
13 1384 (24.15%) SQL Server
14 1229 (21.44%) DNS
15 1205 (21.02%) NAS
16 1187 (20.71%) MS Excel
17 1152 (20.10%) SQL
18 1151 (20.08%) NetApp
19 1149 (20.05%) ITIL
20 1146 (19.99%) WAN
21 1114 (19.43%) Hyper-V
22 1087 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
23 1085 (18.93%) LAN
24 1039 (18.13%) EMC
25 1030 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
26 1010 (17.62%) Finance
27 993 (17.32%) TCP/IP
28 972 (16.96%) vSphere
29 964 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
30 882 (15.39%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1669 (29.12%) MS Exchange
2 882 (15.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 551 (9.61%) SharePoint
4 499 (8.71%) IIS
5 495 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 429 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 382 (6.66%) Apache
8 352 (6.14%) Lync
9 311 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 254 (4.43%) Tomcat
11 181 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 124 (2.16%) WebSphere
13 88 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 83 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
15 66 (1.15%) JBoss
16 65 (1.13%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
18 53 (0.92%) OpenStack
19 47 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 37 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1187 (20.71%) MS Excel
2 425 (7.41%) MS Office
3 53 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.37%) MS Project
6 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.017%) Maya
10 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.017%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 72 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
3 28 (0.49%) RMDS
4 13 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.16%) Oracle BRM
7 8 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 5 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.052%) Adaptiv
12 2 (0.035%) CODA-Financials
12 2 (0.035%) Maximo
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
12 2 (0.035%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.035%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 211 (3.68%) Office 365
2 160 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (1.73%) IaaS
4 92 (1.61%) SaaS
5 89 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (0.89%) PaaS
8 29 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.052%) Heroku
10 3 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.035%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.035%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1663 (29.01%) Firewall
2 1229 (21.44%) DNS
3 1205 (21.02%) NAS
4 1146 (19.99%) WAN
5 1085 (18.93%) LAN
6 993 (17.32%) TCP/IP
7 846 (14.76%) DHCP
8 653 (11.39%) VPN
9 539 (9.40%) iSCSI
10 424 (7.40%) Fibre Channel
11 327 (5.70%) Internet
12 313 (5.46%) VLAN
13 312 (5.44%) Wireless
14 284 (4.95%) VoIP
15 248 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
16 193 (3.37%) NetScaler
17 191 (3.33%) LDAP
18 179 (3.12%) MPLS
19 177 (3.09%) Network Security
20 167 (2.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1384 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 391 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 328 (5.72%) MySQL
4 290 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 168 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 164 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 109 (1.90%) DB2
8 92 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 78 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 77 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 77 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 76 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 63 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 57 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
15 54 (0.94%) MongoDB
16 45 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
17 40 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 39 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 72 (1.26%) Subversion
3 53 (0.92%) JIRA
4 46 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 40 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 38 (0.66%) Maven
7 28 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 27 (0.47%) YourKit
9 20 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.19%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.14%) Hudson
13 4 (0.070%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.070%) Ant
14 3 (0.052%) RequisitePro
14 3 (0.052%) MSI
15 2 (0.035%) ProC
15 2 (0.035%) Visual Studio
16 1 (0.017%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1010 (17.62%) Finance
2 226 (3.94%) Banking
3 196 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 107 (1.87%) Retail
5 101 (1.76%) Legal
6 97 (1.69%) Law
7 91 (1.59%) Advertising
8 51 (0.89%) Marketing
9 45 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 45 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 42 (0.73%) Back Office
10 42 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 37 (0.65%) Games
12 30 (0.52%) Electronics
12 30 (0.52%) German Language
13 22 (0.38%) Publishing
14 20 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 19 (0.33%) French Language
16 17 (0.30%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 799 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 673 (11.74%) Support Engineer
3 607 (10.59%) Administrator
4 578 (10.08%) Analyst
5 539 (9.40%) Architect
6 428 (7.47%) Consultant
7 404 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
8 387 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 363 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
10 289 (5.04%) Network Engineer
11 275 (4.80%) Infrastructure Architect
12 241 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 227 (3.96%) Server Engineer
13 227 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 215 (3.75%) Support Analyst
15 199 (3.47%) Storage Engineer
16 186 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
17 176 (3.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 176 (3.07%) Team Leader
18 161 (2.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (2.58%) Web Services
2 142 (2.48%) Middleware
3 138 (2.41%) .NET
4 96 (1.67%) HTML
5 85 (1.48%) XML
6 57 (0.99%) CSS
7 45 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
8 43 (0.75%) jQuery
9 41 (0.72%) Hibernate
10 40 (0.70%) LAMP
10 40 (0.70%) Spring
11 38 (0.66%) Lucene
11 38 (0.66%) JSON
11 38 (0.66%) Spring Integration
12 36 (0.63%) J2EE
13 32 (0.56%) Spring MVC
14 28 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (0.49%) XSLT
14 28 (0.49%) Rendezvous
15 20 (0.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 696 (12.14%) Clustering
2 468 (8.16%) Replication
3 396 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 212 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 173 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 124 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 115 (2.01%) EqualLogic
8 112 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 99 (1.73%) Open Source
10 87 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 87 (1.52%) Fat Client
11 74 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 72 (1.26%) CLARiiON
13 60 (1.05%) CMDB
14 57 (0.99%) PKI
15 49 (0.85%) FlexPod
16 46 (0.80%) Mainframe
17 37 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
18 33 (0.58%) Client/Server
19 31 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4019 (70.12%) Windows
2 1732 (30.22%) Linux
3 1681 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1087 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1030 (17.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 793 (13.83%) UNIX
7 535 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 524 (9.14%) Solaris
9 390 (6.80%) Windows 7
10 256 (4.47%) AIX
11 245 (4.27%) Windows XP
12 224 (3.91%) Windows 8
13 213 (3.72%) CentOS
14 131 (2.29%) SUSE
15 127 (2.22%) HPUX
16 74 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 73 (1.27%) Mac OS X
18 65 (1.13%) Android
19 54 (0.94%) Debian
20 52 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1149 (20.05%) ITIL
2 590 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 490 (8.55%) Project Management
4 372 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
5 363 (6.33%) Load Balancing
6 344 (6.00%) Migration
7 293 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
8 288 (5.02%) Change Management
9 259 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
10 257 (4.48%) Service Delivery
11 255 (4.45%) Business Continuity
12 221 (3.86%) Mentoring
13 187 (3.26%) Service Management
14 186 (3.24%) PRINCE2
15 185 (3.23%) Configuration Management
16 181 (3.16%) Problem Management
17 173 (3.02%) Change Control
18 164 (2.86%) Capacity Management
19 138 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
20 131 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1152 (20.10%) SQL
2 523 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 350 (6.11%) Perl
4 261 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 233 (4.06%) Java
6 225 (3.93%) Bash Shell
7 176 (3.07%) Python
8 97 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 95 (1.66%) VBScript
10 82 (1.43%) PHP
11 81 (1.41%) Ruby
12 65 (1.13%) C
13 58 (1.01%) VB
14 38 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 37 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 37 (0.65%) C#
16 29 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.35%) Bourne shell
18 18 (0.31%) C++
19 17 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 964 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 751 (13.10%) MCSE
3 641 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
4 556 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 524 (9.14%) Degree
6 469 (8.18%) CCNA
7 373 (6.51%) MCSA
8 349 (6.09%) MCITP
9 264 (4.61%) Citrix Certification
10 260 (4.54%) Security Cleared
11 241 (4.20%) CCNP
12 221 (3.86%) CCA
13 204 (3.56%) MCP
14 199 (3.47%) SC Cleared
15 102 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (1.19%) VCP5
17 66 (1.15%) MCTS
17 66 (1.15%) NCDA
18 51 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 51 (0.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (6.89%) SLA
2 92 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 84 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 61 (1.06%) QA
5 19 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.21%) COBIT
8 4 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2524 (44.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2410 (42.04%) Active Directory
3 1114 (19.43%) Hyper-V
4 972 (16.96%) vSphere
5 677 (11.81%) XenApp
6 426 (7.43%) VMware ESX
7 390 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
8 358 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 258 (4.50%) XenServer
10 241 (4.20%) NFS
11 155 (2.70%) Terminal Services
12 111 (1.94%) vCloud
13 107 (1.87%) Oracle RAC
14 101 (1.76%) VMware Server
15 97 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
16 93 (1.62%) Xen
17 81 (1.41%) SRDF
18 71 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 70 (1.22%) ISA Server
20 68 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 530 (9.25%) SCCM
2 432 (7.54%) SCOM
3 297 (5.18%) Backup Exec
4 280 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 244 (4.26%) Nagios
6 240 (4.19%) Puppet
7 148 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 116 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 116 (2.02%) WSUS
9 106 (1.85%) SCVMM
10 94 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
11 85 (1.48%) Tivoli
12 66 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
13 65 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 63 (1.10%) OpenView
15 60 (1.05%) Data Guard
16 54 (0.94%) Opsview
17 49 (0.85%) ZABBIX
17 49 (0.85%) Cacti
18 47 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3805 (66.38%) VMware
2 2414 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 1969 (34.35%) Cisco
4 1671 (29.15%) Citrix
5 1526 (26.62%) HP
6 1151 (20.08%) NetApp
7 1039 (18.13%) EMC
8 728 (12.70%) Oracle
9 650 (11.34%) Red Hat
10 577 (10.07%) Symantec
11 570 (9.94%) IBM
12 535 (9.33%) Dell
13 409 (7.14%) Juniper
14 306 (5.34%) Brocade
15 292 (5.09%) Veeam
16 248 (4.33%) CheckPoint
17 227 (3.96%) CommVault
18 224 (3.91%) 3PAR
19 209 (3.65%) Veritas
20 178 (3.11%) SolarWinds
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