The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 175 152 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1805 2296 2892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 2.12% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 12.79% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1912 2420
Median salary £42,625 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%

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
16175 17956 20664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13248 14921 16282
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 1684 £44,000 -2.22% 177
London -2 657 £47,500 -5.00% 48
South East -24 411 £47,500 +5.55% 45
Yorkshire -1 176 £37,500 +7.14% 18
West Yorkshire -3 132 £37,750 +1.34% 14
South West +10 119 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Berkshire +25 99 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North West -14 96 £44,000 +21.37% 15
Leeds -7 91 £38,000 +1.33% 10
East of England -28 90 £45,000 - 10
West Midlands -35 88 £40,000 - 21
Surrey -44 84 £50,000 +5.26% 12
City of London +4 76 £51,250 +13.88% 19
East Midlands -12 69 £34,000 -15.00% 10
Hampshire -53 68 £42,500 - 9
Manchester -26 66 £44,000 +10.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +32 59 £41,000 -12.29% 4
Reading +35 56 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +34 43 £42,950 +14.53% 4
Scotland +7 43 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Milton Keynes +41 38 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cambridge +41 37 £43,900 +17.37% 4
Dorset +9 34 £33,125 -5.35% 2
Bristol +17 30 £33,000 -26.66% 3
West Sussex +13 30 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry +6 29 £48,000 +37.14% 3
Woking +4 29 £47,500 - 5
Hertfordshire -7 29 £55,000 +14.58% 4
North Yorkshire +8 28 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Birmingham -51 26 £40,000 - 9

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAN.

1 2664 (68.19%) Windows
2 2636 (67.47%) VMware
3 1784 (45.66%) Active Directory
4 1722 (44.07%) Microsoft
5 1667 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1645 (42.10%) Windows Server
7 1544 (39.52%) Cisco
8 1352 (34.60%) Firewall
9 1328 (33.99%) Linux
10 1059 (27.11%) MS Exchange
11 1035 (26.49%) Citrix
12 1029 (26.34%) SQL Server
13 980 (25.08%) HP
14 960 (24.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 958 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 949 (24.29%) ITIL
17 870 (22.27%) WAN
18 869 (22.24%) Hyper-V
19 849 (21.73%) NAS
20 838 (21.45%) SQL
21 822 (21.04%) DNS
22 808 (20.68%) Data Centre
23 790 (20.22%) LAN
24 749 (19.17%) MS Excel
25 657 (16.82%) TCP/IP
26 631 (16.15%) NetApp
27 606 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
28 601 (15.38%) vSphere
29 576 (14.74%) Finance
30 574 (14.69%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1059 (27.11%) MS Exchange
2 502 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 371 (9.50%) IIS
4 358 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 331 (8.47%) Apache
6 317 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 247 (6.32%) Tomcat
8 179 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 131 (3.35%) JBoss
10 116 (2.97%) Skype for Business
11 115 (2.94%) WebSphere
12 90 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 83 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
14 82 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
15 81 (2.07%) WebLogic
16 60 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 44 (1.13%) nginx
18 41 (1.05%) OpenStack
19 38 (0.97%) IBM Domino
20 34 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 749 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 270 (6.91%) MS Office
3 19 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.28%) MS Project
5 7 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
7 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.051%) Maximo
6 2 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.051%) RMDS
7 1 (0.026%) assyst
7 1 (0.026%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.026%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.026%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 524 (13.41%) Office 365
2 447 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
3 336 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 140 (3.58%) SaaS
5 130 (3.33%) IaaS
6 91 (2.33%) PaaS
7 59 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.67%) Mimecast
9 23 (0.59%) Google Apps
9 23 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.36%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.13%) GitHub
15 5 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
16 3 (0.077%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.077%) IBM SmartCloud
17 2 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1352 (34.60%) Firewall
2 870 (22.27%) WAN
3 849 (21.73%) NAS
4 822 (21.04%) DNS
5 790 (20.22%) LAN
6 657 (16.82%) TCP/IP
7 574 (14.69%) DHCP
8 494 (12.64%) VPN
9 308 (7.88%) VLAN
10 292 (7.47%) VoIP
11 285 (7.29%) iSCSI
12 254 (6.50%) Wireless
13 211 (5.40%) Fibre Channel
14 207 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
15 184 (4.71%) LDAP
16 169 (4.33%) Network Security
17 162 (4.15%) Internet
18 152 (3.89%) HTTP
19 113 (2.89%) MPLS
20 110 (2.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 283 (7.24%) MySQL
3 217 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 151 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 129 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 113 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 109 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 76 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 74 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 72 (1.84%) DB2
11 59 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 56 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 50 (1.28%) MongoDB
14 45 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
16 38 (0.97%) OLTP
17 32 (0.82%) OLAP
18 31 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (0.72%) Big Data
20 27 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 42 (1.07%) JIRA
3 37 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 31 (0.79%) Subversion
5 21 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.20%) Ant
8 8 (0.20%) GCC
8 8 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.18%) AQtime
9 7 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (0.18%) WebLOAD
10 6 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.10%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.077%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.051%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.051%) GitLab
General
1 576 (14.74%) Finance
2 182 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 141 (3.61%) Banking
4 103 (2.64%) Retail
5 68 (1.74%) Law
5 68 (1.74%) Legal
6 54 (1.38%) Marketing
7 47 (1.20%) Advertising
8 45 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.13%) Back Office
10 33 (0.84%) Games
11 31 (0.79%) Publishing
12 24 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 23 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.31%) German Language
16 10 (0.26%) Local Government
16 10 (0.26%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 682 (17.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 467 (11.95%) Support Engineer
3 463 (11.85%) Administrator
4 449 (11.49%) Analyst
5 314 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 303 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
7 271 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
8 263 (6.73%) Network Engineer
9 244 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 230 (5.89%) Architect
11 223 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
12 212 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
13 210 (5.37%) Server Engineer
14 203 (5.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 199 (5.09%) Support Analyst
16 197 (5.04%) Windows Engineer
17 187 (4.79%) IT Engineer
18 176 (4.50%) IT Support
19 170 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 167 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (4.66%) Web Services
2 150 (3.84%) Middleware
3 113 (2.89%) LAMP
4 89 (2.28%) .NET
5 37 (0.95%) HTML
6 26 (0.67%) 802.1X
7 23 (0.59%) XML
8 22 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 16 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.33%) CSS
10 13 (0.33%) JSON
10 13 (0.33%) MAPI
11 11 (0.28%) Flash
12 10 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (0.26%) COM
12 10 (0.26%) REST
13 9 (0.23%) Java EE
13 9 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
14 8 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 808 (20.68%) Data Centre
2 309 (7.91%) Clustering
3 230 (5.89%) Replication
4 201 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 161 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 132 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 109 (2.79%) Driving Licence
8 90 (2.30%) EMC VNX
9 87 (2.23%) Public Cloud
10 69 (1.77%) Blackberry
11 60 (1.54%) Private Cloud
12 58 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 54 (1.38%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 53 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
15 48 (1.23%) Statistics
16 46 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
16 46 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
17 45 (1.15%) HP Storage
18 37 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2664 (68.19%) Windows
2 1645 (42.10%) Windows Server
3 1328 (33.99%) Linux
4 960 (24.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 958 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 457 (11.70%) Unix
7 447 (11.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 371 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 325 (8.32%) Windows 7
10 226 (5.78%) Solaris
11 206 (5.27%) CentOS
12 165 (4.22%) Windows 8
13 143 (3.66%) Windows 10
14 116 (2.97%) Ubuntu
15 106 (2.71%) AIX
16 77 (1.97%) Mac OS X
17 56 (1.43%) HPUX
18 55 (1.41%) Windows XP
19 37 (0.95%) Debian
20 33 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (24.29%) ITIL
2 436 (11.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 313 (8.01%) Project Management
4 220 (5.63%) High Availability
5 204 (5.22%) Change Control
6 203 (5.20%) Migration
7 195 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
8 193 (4.94%) Load Balancing
9 192 (4.91%) DevOps
10 185 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 174 (4.45%) Mentoring
12 167 (4.27%) Change Management
13 165 (4.22%) Capacity Planning
14 164 (4.20%) Presales
15 161 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
16 160 (4.10%) Business Continuity
17 151 (3.86%) Server Virtualisation
18 142 (3.63%) Service Management
19 135 (3.46%) PRINCE2
20 123 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 838 (21.45%) SQL
2 534 (13.67%) PowerShell
3 194 (4.97%) Perl
4 176 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 135 (3.46%) Shell Script
6 116 (2.97%) Python
7 96 (2.46%) Java
8 86 (2.20%) T-SQL
9 72 (1.84%) Ruby
10 67 (1.71%) C
11 54 (1.38%) VBScript
12 43 (1.10%) VB
13 39 (1.00%) PHP
14 35 (0.90%) C#
15 31 (0.79%) JavaScript
16 30 (0.77%) Korn
17 9 (0.23%) C++
18 6 (0.15%) Clipper
19 3 (0.077%) Groovy
19 3 (0.077%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 606 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 476 (12.18%) Cisco Certification
3 405 (10.37%) CCNA
4 398 (10.19%) MCSE
5 336 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 280 (7.17%) Degree
7 173 (4.43%) MCSA
8 171 (4.38%) CCNP
9 150 (3.84%) MCITP
10 144 (3.69%) Security Cleared
11 135 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
12 98 (2.51%) SC Cleared
13 97 (2.48%) CCA
14 75 (1.92%) MCP
15 73 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (0.92%) CCIE
17 33 (0.84%) RHCE
18 31 (0.79%) RHCSA
19 29 (0.74%) CCAA
20 27 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (6.19%) SLA
2 117 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 54 (1.38%) QA
5 24 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.20%) COBIT
7 8 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.077%) DICOM
9 3 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.051%) COSHH
10 2 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.051%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 1784 (45.66%) Active Directory
2 1667 (42.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 869 (22.24%) Hyper-V
4 601 (15.38%) vSphere
5 484 (12.39%) XenApp
6 266 (6.81%) VMware ESX
7 248 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
8 193 (4.94%) XenDesktop
9 191 (4.89%) NFS
10 152 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
11 121 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
12 100 (2.56%) vCloud
13 99 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
14 88 (2.25%) XenServer
15 78 (2.00%) Terminal Services
16 73 (1.87%) Xen
17 71 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
18 70 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 69 (1.77%) KVM
20 62 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 374 (9.57%) SCCM
2 303 (7.76%) Puppet
3 217 (5.55%) SCOM
4 210 (5.37%) NetBackup
5 174 (4.45%) Backup Exec
6 166 (4.25%) Nagios
7 114 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
8 101 (2.59%) WSUS
9 95 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 83 (2.12%) Tivoli
11 81 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 74 (1.89%) Ansible
13 68 (1.74%) OpenAM
14 52 (1.33%) SCVMM
15 48 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 44 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
16 44 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
17 42 (1.07%) vMotion
18 41 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 40 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2636 (67.47%) VMware
2 1722 (44.07%) Microsoft
3 1544 (39.52%) Cisco
4 1035 (26.49%) Citrix
5 980 (25.08%) HP
6 631 (16.15%) NetApp
7 566 (14.49%) Oracle
8 517 (13.23%) EMC
9 502 (12.85%) Red Hat
10 314 (8.04%) IBM
11 313 (8.01%) Dell
12 268 (6.86%) Veeam
13 221 (5.66%) Symantec
14 181 (4.63%) SolarWinds
15 164 (4.20%) CheckPoint
16 163 (4.17%) Sun
17 160 (4.10%) 3PAR
18 153 (3.92%) Juniper
19 114 (2.92%) Brocade
20 98 (2.51%) EqualLogic
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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