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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 175 145 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1890 2427 2929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 2.22% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.47% 13.24% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2048 2419
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%

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
16478 18325 21210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.74% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13644 15200 16758
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -32 1749 £45,000 - 209
London -20 710 £49,250 -1.50% 66
South East -27 442 £47,500 +5.55% 43
Yorkshire +13 164 £40,000 +6.66% 19
West Yorkshire +2 117 £40,000 +5.26% 16
Berkshire +6 108 £52,500 +5.00% 16
South West -5 104 £33,000 -15.38% 13
North West -25 94 £44,000 +17.33% 30
West Midlands -25 93 £40,000 +6.66% 16
City of London +11 92 £55,000 +15.78% 14
Leeds +8 90 £40,000 - 9
Surrey -40 88 £47,500 +5.55% 8
East of England -24 87 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Hampshire -35 81 £42,500 -2.85% 6
East Midlands -10 74 £35,625 -13.10% 9
Manchester -32 63 £44,000 +21.37% 20
Reading +32 60 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Scotland +13 57 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +35 51 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Hertfordshire +16 42 £55,000 +14.58% 2
Birmingham -33 35 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Milton Keynes +29 33 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex +1 33 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire +2 32 £35,750 -19.20% 1
East Sussex +15 30 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 30 £36,000 -3.74% 3
Northampton +8 30 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Brighton +23 28 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Kent +17 28 £35,250 -11.87% 6
Woking -1 28 £47,500 - 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 2829 (69.78%) Windows
2 2744 (67.69%) VMware
3 1836 (45.29%) Active Directory
4 1779 (43.88%) Microsoft
5 1733 (42.75%) Windows Server
6 1718 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1591 (39.25%) Cisco
8 1418 (34.98%) Firewall
9 1391 (34.31%) Linux
10 1117 (27.55%) Citrix
11 1079 (26.62%) MS Exchange
12 1062 (26.20%) SQL Server
13 1034 (25.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 1029 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 1017 (25.09%) HP
16 969 (23.90%) ITIL
17 900 (22.20%) Hyper-V
18 896 (22.10%) DNS
19 887 (21.88%) NAS
20 867 (21.39%) SQL
21 845 (20.84%) WAN
22 844 (20.82%) Data Centre
23 770 (18.99%) LAN
24 743 (18.33%) MS Excel
25 714 (17.61%) TCP/IP
26 650 (16.03%) NetApp
27 638 (15.74%) vSphere
28 629 (15.52%) Finance
29 609 (15.02%) DHCP
30 608 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 1079 (26.62%) MS Exchange
2 515 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 394 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 389 (9.60%) IIS
5 356 (8.78%) Apache
6 331 (8.16%) SharePoint
7 270 (6.66%) Tomcat
8 192 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 138 (3.40%) JBoss
10 115 (2.84%) Skype for Business
11 105 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 105 (2.59%) WebSphere
12 85 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 82 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
14 79 (1.95%) WebLogic
15 66 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 43 (1.06%) OpenStack
17 38 (0.94%) IBM Domino
18 37 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
19 35 (0.86%) nginx
Applications
1 743 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 299 (7.38%) MS Office
3 22 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.17%) MultiFonds
5 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.049%) Maximo
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.049%) RMDS
8 1 (0.025%) assyst
8 1 (0.025%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.025%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.025%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.025%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 523 (12.90%) Office 365
2 397 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 318 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (3.18%) SaaS
5 120 (2.96%) IaaS
6 71 (1.75%) PaaS
7 56 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.86%) Google Apps
9 24 (0.59%) Mimecast
10 18 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.32%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.32%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.12%) GitHub
14 5 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.074%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.049%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1418 (34.98%) Firewall
2 896 (22.10%) DNS
3 887 (21.88%) NAS
4 845 (20.84%) WAN
5 770 (18.99%) LAN
6 714 (17.61%) TCP/IP
7 609 (15.02%) DHCP
8 508 (12.53%) VPN
9 300 (7.40%) iSCSI
10 299 (7.38%) VLAN
11 288 (7.10%) VoIP
12 251 (6.19%) Wireless
13 219 (5.40%) Fibre Channel
14 215 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
15 181 (4.46%) LDAP
16 175 (4.32%) Network Security
17 169 (4.17%) Internet
18 136 (3.35%) HTTP
19 110 (2.71%) MPLS
19 110 (2.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1062 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 321 (7.92%) MySQL
3 229 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 162 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 136 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 129 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 126 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 84 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 82 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 62 (1.53%) DB2
10 62 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 61 (1.50%) MongoDB
12 50 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (1.06%) Big Data
15 33 (0.81%) OLTP
16 28 (0.69%) NoSQL
17 27 (0.67%) OLAP
18 25 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 44 (1.09%) JIRA
3 41 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 32 (0.79%) Subversion
5 20 (0.49%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.30%) Ant
7 12 (0.30%) GCC
8 10 (0.25%) AQtime
8 10 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.25%) WebLOAD
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.15%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.099%) git-flow
13 4 (0.099%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.099%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.074%) Cucumber
General
1 629 (15.52%) Finance
2 178 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 155 (3.82%) Banking
4 113 (2.79%) Retail
5 76 (1.87%) Law
6 71 (1.75%) Legal
7 55 (1.36%) Marketing
8 48 (1.18%) Advertising
9 39 (0.96%) Back Office
9 39 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 36 (0.89%) Games
10 36 (0.89%) Investment Banking
11 34 (0.84%) Publishing
12 33 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.35%) German Language
15 11 (0.27%) Electronics
16 10 (0.25%) Local Government
16 10 (0.25%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 704 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 522 (12.88%) Support Engineer
3 459 (11.32%) Analyst
4 449 (11.08%) Administrator
5 321 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 282 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
7 280 (6.91%) VMware Engineer
8 254 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 246 (6.07%) Network Engineer
10 245 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
11 228 (5.62%) Architect
12 224 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
13 218 (5.38%) Server Engineer
14 215 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 214 (5.28%) IT Engineer
16 208 (5.13%) Support Analyst
17 202 (4.98%) IT Support
17 202 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
18 195 (4.81%) Consultant
19 175 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (4.39%) Web Services
2 144 (3.55%) Middleware
3 122 (3.01%) LAMP
4 118 (2.91%) .NET
5 38 (0.94%) HTML
6 29 (0.72%) XML
7 25 (0.62%) 802.1X
7 25 (0.62%) MAPI
8 20 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 17 (0.42%) ASP.NET
10 16 (0.39%) CSS
11 14 (0.35%) COM
11 14 (0.35%) JSON
12 12 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (0.20%) ELK Stack
15 8 (0.20%) XHTML
16 7 (0.17%) CGI
16 7 (0.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 844 (20.82%) Data Centre
2 340 (8.39%) Clustering
3 262 (6.46%) Replication
4 211 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 160 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 137 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 114 (2.81%) EqualLogic
8 103 (2.54%) Driving Licence
9 93 (2.29%) EMC VNX
10 79 (1.95%) Public Cloud
11 72 (1.78%) Blackberry
12 64 (1.58%) Private Cloud
13 60 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
14 55 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
15 51 (1.26%) Hedge funds
15 51 (1.26%) HP StoreVirtual
16 47 (1.16%) PKI
17 44 (1.09%) HP Storage
18 42 (1.04%) Statistics
19 41 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2829 (69.78%) Windows
2 1733 (42.75%) Windows Server
3 1391 (34.31%) Linux
4 1034 (25.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1029 (25.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 498 (12.28%) Unix
7 478 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 433 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 347 (8.56%) Windows 7
10 217 (5.35%) Solaris
11 210 (5.18%) CentOS
12 194 (4.79%) Windows 8
13 144 (3.55%) Windows 10
14 119 (2.94%) Ubuntu
15 108 (2.66%) AIX
16 79 (1.95%) Windows XP
17 77 (1.90%) Mac OS X
18 63 (1.55%) HPUX
19 46 (1.13%) Debian
20 41 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (23.90%) ITIL
2 444 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 303 (7.47%) Project Management
4 252 (6.22%) High Availability
5 216 (5.33%) Change Control
6 212 (5.23%) Load Balancing
7 204 (5.03%) Service Delivery
8 202 (4.98%) Migration
9 200 (4.93%) Change Management
10 185 (4.56%) DevOps
11 181 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
12 179 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
13 175 (4.32%) Mentoring
14 173 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
15 162 (4.00%) Business Continuity
16 158 (3.90%) Service Management
17 147 (3.63%) Server Virtualisation
18 145 (3.58%) Presales
19 128 (3.16%) PRINCE2
20 123 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 867 (21.39%) SQL
2 541 (13.34%) PowerShell
3 213 (5.25%) Perl
4 185 (4.56%) Bash Shell
5 148 (3.65%) Shell Script
6 123 (3.03%) Python
7 114 (2.81%) Java
8 94 (2.32%) T-SQL
9 73 (1.80%) Ruby
10 62 (1.53%) C
11 52 (1.28%) VBScript
12 51 (1.26%) PHP
13 39 (0.96%) C#
14 36 (0.89%) JavaScript
15 34 (0.84%) VB
16 32 (0.79%) Korn
17 12 (0.30%) C++
18 8 (0.20%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.15%) AWK
19 6 (0.15%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 608 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 467 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
3 409 (10.09%) MCSE
4 395 (9.74%) CCNA
5 360 (8.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 283 (6.98%) Degree
7 172 (4.24%) MCSA
8 169 (4.17%) CCNP
9 154 (3.80%) Security Cleared
10 151 (3.72%) MCITP
11 140 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
12 101 (2.49%) SC Cleared
13 100 (2.47%) CCA
14 78 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (1.70%) MCP
16 42 (1.04%) CCIE
17 38 (0.94%) RHCE
18 36 (0.89%) RHCSA
19 30 (0.74%) DV Cleared
20 27 (0.67%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (6.09%) SLA
2 116 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 98 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.23%) QA
5 26 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.17%) COBIT
8 7 (0.17%) DICOM
9 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.074%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.049%) COSHH
11 2 (0.049%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.025%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1836 (45.29%) Active Directory
2 1718 (42.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 900 (22.20%) Hyper-V
4 638 (15.74%) vSphere
5 517 (12.75%) XenApp
6 286 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
7 260 (6.41%) VMware ESX
8 215 (5.30%) XenDesktop
9 202 (4.98%) NFS
10 141 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
11 134 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
12 113 (2.79%) XenServer
13 101 (2.49%) vCloud
14 100 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
15 91 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 83 (2.05%) Terminal Services
17 71 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 69 (1.70%) Xen
19 63 (1.55%) VMware Server
20 61 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 373 (9.20%) SCCM
2 314 (7.75%) Puppet
3 223 (5.50%) SCOM
4 213 (5.25%) NetBackup
5 196 (4.83%) Backup Exec
6 169 (4.17%) Nagios
7 110 (2.71%) WSUS
8 106 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 103 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
10 87 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
11 72 (1.78%) Tivoli
12 71 (1.75%) Ansible
13 68 (1.68%) OpenAM
14 54 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
15 53 (1.31%) SCVMM
16 50 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 42 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 41 (1.01%) vRealize
19 40 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
20 36 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2744 (67.69%) VMware
2 1779 (43.88%) Microsoft
3 1591 (39.25%) Cisco
4 1117 (27.55%) Citrix
5 1017 (25.09%) HP
6 650 (16.03%) NetApp
7 592 (14.60%) Oracle
8 544 (13.42%) Red Hat
9 533 (13.15%) EMC
10 362 (8.93%) Dell
11 321 (7.92%) IBM
12 305 (7.52%) Veeam
13 250 (6.17%) Symantec
14 190 (4.69%) 3PAR
15 180 (4.44%) SolarWinds
16 155 (3.82%) CheckPoint
16 155 (3.82%) Sun
17 140 (3.45%) Juniper
18 117 (2.89%) Veritas
19 112 (2.76%) Brocade
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Brunel University
Salary: From £33,822 to £39,934 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Isle Of Man, Isle of Man
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum up to 5% annual bonus' based on appr
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benfits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent daily rates available!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, 25 hols
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10 % bonus, healthcare, pension, lif
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday