The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 104 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2944 2781 3509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.54% 2.58% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.17% 14.68% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2360 3003
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20774 18949 21640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.59% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16468 15309 17691
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN within the UK.

SAN Salary Trend in the UK

SAN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

SAN Salary Histogram in the UK

SAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England 0 2777 £45,000 - 309
London +9 1126 £50,000 - 115
South East -9 643 £42,500 +6.25% 78
City of London +43 308 £53,000 +6.00% 40
Surrey +22 246 £47,500 +7.95% 22
Yorkshire -2 234 £40,000 +5.96% 25
North West +53 211 £42,500 +8.97% 25
East of England -15 208 £42,500 -4.49% 22
West Yorkshire -6 177 £40,000 +5.26% 19
South West -15 151 £37,250 -0.66% 20
Leeds -7 144 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Berkshire -10 142 £42,500 +6.25% 14
West Midlands -34 100 £37,500 - 20
Hampshire -27 91 £42,000 +12.00% 18
Bedfordshire +25 88 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Manchester +6 80 £33,500 -13.54% 16
East Midlands -19 72 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Reading -22 71 £37,000 -1.33% 5
Scotland -17 65 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Cheshire +30 63 £42,500 -9.09% 7
Wales +14 57 £35,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -13 57 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -4 55 £33,000 -21.89% 6
South Wales +15 52 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside +38 50 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Liverpool +34 45 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Dorset +5 45 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bedford +14 44 £30,000 -37.17% 3
Guildford +26 40 £44,750 +7.83% 7
Abingdon +13 39 £33,000 -17.50% 3

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4056 (68.44%) Windows
2 3746 (63.21%) VMware
3 2474 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2379 (40.15%) Active Directory
5 2294 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 1882 (31.76%) Linux
7 1800 (30.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1750 (29.53%) Cisco
9 1662 (28.05%) HP
10 1651 (27.86%) MS Exchange
11 1604 (27.07%) Firewall
12 1583 (26.71%) Citrix
13 1450 (24.47%) SQL Server
14 1431 (24.15%) ITIL
15 1425 (24.05%) SQL
16 1381 (23.30%) NAS
17 1353 (22.83%) DNS
18 1160 (19.57%) NetApp
19 1153 (19.46%) MS Excel
20 1151 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 1136 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
22 1066 (17.99%) EMC
23 1030 (17.38%) Hyper-V
24 1023 (17.26%) Finance
25 1003 (16.93%) LAN
26 1002 (16.91%) WAN
27 980 (16.54%) TCP/IP
28 967 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
29 943 (15.91%) Oracle
30 933 (15.74%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1651 (27.86%) MS Exchange
2 922 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 629 (10.61%) SharePoint
4 580 (9.79%) IIS
5 521 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 382 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 346 (5.84%) Lync
8 334 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 326 (5.50%) Apache
10 262 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 223 (3.76%) Tomcat
12 121 (2.04%) WebSphere
13 112 (1.89%) WebLogic
14 84 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
15 83 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
16 76 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
17 53 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
17 53 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
18 44 (0.74%) OpenStack
19 38 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1153 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 304 (5.13%) MS Office
3 28 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.27%) MS Project
6 10 (0.17%) FastStats
7 8 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.051%) Maya
8 3 (0.051%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.051%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 55 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
3 35 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 32 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 22 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.30%) RMDS
7 16 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.20%) Magento
9 12 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
10 11 (0.19%) assyst
11 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.067%) Sage 200
14 4 (0.067%) AWD
14 4 (0.067%) Compiere
14 4 (0.067%) Summit
15 3 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
15 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 210 (3.54%) Office 365
2 168 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (1.57%) SaaS
5 91 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (1.28%) IaaS
7 20 (0.34%) PaaS
8 19 (0.32%) Google Apps
9 18 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.24%) Joyent
11 9 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.051%) Route 53
12 3 (0.051%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1604 (27.07%) Firewall
2 1381 (23.30%) NAS
3 1353 (22.83%) DNS
4 1003 (16.93%) LAN
5 1002 (16.91%) WAN
6 980 (16.54%) TCP/IP
7 869 (14.66%) DHCP
8 658 (11.10%) VPN
9 431 (7.27%) iSCSI
10 354 (5.97%) Internet
11 331 (5.59%) VLAN
12 317 (5.35%) Fibre Channel
13 249 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
14 244 (4.12%) VoIP
15 243 (4.10%) Wireless
16 241 (4.07%) HTTP
17 189 (3.19%) LDAP
18 167 (2.82%) SSL
19 157 (2.65%) SMTP
20 156 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1450 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 405 (6.83%) MySQL
3 377 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 258 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 248 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 164 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 128 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 126 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 124 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 100 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 93 (1.57%) Relational Database
12 79 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 70 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
14 68 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 64 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
17 62 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 59 (1.00%) NoSQL
19 54 (0.91%) MongoDB
19 54 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 88 (1.48%) Subversion
2 69 (1.16%) JIRA
3 68 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 61 (1.03%) Maven
5 57 (0.96%) YourKit
6 47 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 30 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 20 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (0.34%) Visual Studio
10 18 (0.30%) WebLOAD
11 17 (0.29%) AQtime
12 13 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 10 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.13%) Hudson
16 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
17 6 (0.10%) Mercurial
17 6 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1023 (17.26%) Finance
2 281 (4.74%) Banking
3 140 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 136 (2.29%) Law
5 126 (2.13%) Legal
6 98 (1.65%) Retail
7 89 (1.50%) Advertising
7 89 (1.50%) Marketing
8 73 (1.23%) Back Office
9 59 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 55 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 43 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 37 (0.62%) Games
13 34 (0.57%) Publishing
13 34 (0.57%) French Language
14 29 (0.49%) International Banking
15 28 (0.47%) German Language
16 25 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 22 (0.37%) Russian Language
18 20 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 722 (12.18%) Administrator
2 708 (11.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 602 (10.16%) Support Engineer
4 600 (10.12%) Analyst
5 510 (8.61%) Architect
6 449 (7.58%) Consultant
7 416 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
8 348 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 322 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
10 261 (4.40%) DBA
11 236 (3.98%) Support Analyst
12 231 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
13 228 (3.85%) Network Engineer
14 211 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
15 199 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 190 (3.21%) Server Engineer
17 170 (2.87%) Team Leader
18 161 (2.72%) Technical Support
19 150 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 149 (2.51%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (2.56%) Web Services
2 137 (2.31%) .NET
2 137 (2.31%) Middleware
3 109 (1.84%) HTML
4 108 (1.82%) XML
5 104 (1.75%) J2EE
6 87 (1.47%) CSS
7 69 (1.16%) LAMP
8 66 (1.11%) jQuery
9 63 (1.06%) Hibernate
10 61 (1.03%) Spring MVC
10 61 (1.03%) Spring
11 58 (0.98%) Lucene
11 58 (0.98%) Spring Integration
12 41 (0.69%) JSON
13 40 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
14 36 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (0.59%) COM
16 34 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
17 33 (0.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 785 (13.25%) Clustering
2 547 (9.23%) Replication
3 241 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 206 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 188 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 164 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 142 (2.40%) CLARiiON
8 136 (2.29%) EqualLogic
9 104 (1.75%) Firmware
10 89 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 85 (1.43%) Open Source
12 73 (1.23%) Symmetrix DMX
13 72 (1.21%) Fat Client
13 72 (1.21%) Thin Client
14 63 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 49 (0.83%) EMC Centera
16 45 (0.76%) SecurID
17 39 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.52%) PKI
18 31 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4056 (68.44%) Windows
2 1882 (31.76%) Linux
3 1800 (30.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1136 (19.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 967 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 933 (15.74%) UNIX
7 524 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 505 (8.52%) Solaris
9 371 (6.26%) Windows 7
10 234 (3.95%) AIX
11 198 (3.34%) Windows XP
12 183 (3.09%) HPUX
13 174 (2.94%) CentOS
14 119 (2.01%) Windows 8
15 117 (1.97%) SUSE
16 79 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
17 73 (1.23%) Android
18 66 (1.11%) Ubuntu
19 61 (1.03%) Debian
20 58 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1431 (24.15%) ITIL
2 616 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 499 (8.42%) Project Management
4 474 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 398 (6.72%) Load Balancing
6 376 (6.34%) Change Management
7 347 (5.86%) Migration
8 271 (4.57%) Problem Management
9 268 (4.52%) Service Delivery
10 265 (4.47%) Service Management
11 252 (4.25%) PRINCE2
12 250 (4.22%) Business Continuity
13 241 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
14 211 (3.56%) Change Control
15 176 (2.97%) Capacity Management
16 163 (2.75%) Configuration Management
17 152 (2.56%) E-Commerce
18 148 (2.50%) Asset Management
19 135 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
20 133 (2.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1425 (24.05%) SQL
2 480 (8.10%) PowerShell
3 368 (6.21%) Perl
4 305 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 271 (4.57%) Java
6 251 (4.24%) Bash Shell
7 170 (2.87%) Python
8 113 (1.91%) C
9 111 (1.87%) Ruby
10 103 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 93 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 87 (1.47%) PHP
13 76 (1.28%) C++
14 69 (1.16%) PL/SQL
15 67 (1.13%) VBScript
16 62 (1.05%) C#
17 59 (1.00%) VB
18 34 (0.57%) Korn
19 25 (0.42%) Bourne shell
20 22 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1151 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 881 (14.87%) MCSE
3 599 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
4 556 (9.38%) Degree
5 500 (8.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 491 (8.29%) CCNA
7 479 (8.08%) MCITP
8 449 (7.58%) MCSA
9 272 (4.59%) Security Cleared
10 254 (4.29%) CCNP
11 216 (3.64%) MCTS
12 197 (3.32%) MCP
13 188 (3.17%) SC Cleared
14 162 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
15 141 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
16 111 (1.87%) CCA
17 76 (1.28%) VCAP
18 71 (1.20%) DV Cleared
19 68 (1.15%) VCP5
19 68 (1.15%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (6.92%) SLA
2 104 (1.75%) QA
3 90 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 37 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.25%) COBIT
8 4 (0.067%) BS7799
8 4 (0.067%) JTAG
9 3 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.017%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2474 (41.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2379 (40.15%) Active Directory
3 1030 (17.38%) Hyper-V
4 891 (15.04%) vSphere
5 650 (10.97%) VMware ESX
6 622 (10.50%) XenApp
7 368 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
8 313 (5.28%) XenDesktop
9 248 (4.18%) XenServer
10 220 (3.71%) NFS
11 161 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
12 103 (1.74%) vCloud
13 100 (1.69%) Terminal Services
14 88 (1.48%) VMware Server
15 87 (1.47%) KVM
16 82 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
17 81 (1.37%) SRDF
18 75 (1.27%) ISA Server
19 73 (1.23%) Xen
19 73 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 476 (8.03%) SCCM
2 387 (6.53%) Backup Exec
3 372 (6.28%) NetBackup
3 372 (6.28%) SCOM
4 270 (4.56%) Puppet
5 185 (3.12%) Nagios
6 168 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 152 (2.56%) WSUS
8 144 (2.43%) Data Guard
9 131 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
10 108 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 81 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 78 (1.32%) OpenView
13 74 (1.25%) Tivoli
14 60 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
14 60 (1.01%) HP SIM
15 52 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
15 52 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
16 51 (0.86%) Legato
17 44 (0.74%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3746 (63.21%) VMware
2 2294 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 1750 (29.53%) Cisco
4 1662 (28.05%) HP
5 1583 (26.71%) Citrix
6 1160 (19.57%) NetApp
7 1066 (17.99%) EMC
8 943 (15.91%) Oracle
9 657 (11.09%) Red Hat
10 606 (10.23%) Symantec
11 523 (8.83%) Dell
12 499 (8.42%) IBM
13 357 (6.02%) Juniper
14 304 (5.13%) Brocade
15 272 (4.59%) Veeam
16 241 (4.07%) Veritas
17 193 (3.26%) Sun
18 185 (3.12%) CheckPoint
19 165 (2.78%) JBoss
20 159 (2.68%) 3PAR
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus & bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on year’s experience) plu
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34907 per annum + £1,200 p.a. DV allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5K ON CALL ALLOWANCE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 per annum + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago