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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3104 2914 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 2.63% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 15.30% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 2468 3029
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
19912 19041 23026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.19% 19.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15952 15183 19018
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

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +5 3005 £45,000 - 298
London +12 1224 £50,000 - 115
South East +3 610 £41,500 -7.77% 41
City of London +20 297 £52,000 -0.95% 41
Yorkshire -6 290 £37,500 +11.94% 42
East of England +24 289 £45,000 +5.26% 21
Surrey +25 209 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Yorkshire -15 198 £35,000 +4.47% 21
West Midlands +7 181 £37,000 -12.94% 19
Berkshire -7 169 £41,500 -7.77% 9
North West +22 163 £40,000 +5.26% 24
Leeds -16 156 £35,000 +4.47% 15
South West +36 151 £42,000 +12.00% 21
Manchester +16 106 £36,250 +15.07% 20
Essex +28 98 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +27 84 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -31 75 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Birmingham -19 74 £35,250 -29.50% 6
Hampshire -19 66 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Reading -39 59 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Dorset +24 51 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -17 50 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Bedfordshire +13 47 £32,750 -14.37%
Wiltshire +16 46 £50,000 +19.04% 4
East Sussex +36 45 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Guildford +20 42 £46,387 -2.34% 2
Cheshire +26 41 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Poole +24 41 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Coventry +20 38 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Wales -17 38 £39,250 +7.53% 6

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4158 (68.78%) Windows
2 3943 (65.23%) VMware
3 2624 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2478 (40.99%) Active Directory
5 2449 (40.51%) Microsoft
6 1900 (31.43%) Cisco
7 1780 (29.45%) Linux
8 1779 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1722 (28.49%) Firewall
10 1706 (28.22%) Citrix
11 1693 (28.01%) MS Exchange
12 1619 (26.78%) HP
13 1374 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 1348 (22.30%) DNS
15 1320 (21.84%) ITIL
16 1299 (21.49%) SQL
17 1267 (20.96%) NAS
18 1197 (19.80%) MS Excel
19 1131 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 1114 (18.43%) NetApp
21 1113 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
22 1100 (18.20%) WAN
23 1094 (18.10%) Hyper-V
24 1082 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
25 1079 (17.85%) TCP/IP
26 1061 (17.55%) LAN
27 1059 (17.52%) Finance
28 1056 (17.47%) EMC
29 973 (16.10%) vSphere
30 918 (15.19%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1693 (28.01%) MS Exchange
2 868 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 608 (10.06%) SharePoint
4 543 (8.98%) IIS
5 538 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 420 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 355 (5.87%) Lync
8 329 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 328 (5.43%) Apache
10 218 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 209 (3.46%) Tomcat
12 103 (1.70%) WebSphere
13 96 (1.59%) JBoss
14 80 (1.32%) WebLogic
14 80 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
15 78 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 62 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
17 55 (0.91%) OpenStack
18 44 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
19 39 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1197 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 406 (6.72%) MS Office
3 49 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.35%) MS Project
6 8 (0.13%) SPSS
6 8 (0.13%) FastStats
7 3 (0.050%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.050%) Maya
7 3 (0.050%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.017%) Revit
9 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 72 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 30 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.30%) RMDS
6 17 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.099%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.083%) Adaptiv
12 4 (0.066%) Compiere
12 4 (0.066%) AWD
13 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.050%) Oracle BRM
13 3 (0.050%) Visualfiles
13 3 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.050%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 230 (3.80%) Office 365
2 185 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 91 (1.51%) SaaS
4 90 (1.49%) IaaS
5 74 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (0.66%) PaaS
7 23 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.066%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.050%) Heroku
9 3 (0.050%) Joyent
9 3 (0.050%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.033%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1722 (28.49%) Firewall
2 1348 (22.30%) DNS
3 1267 (20.96%) NAS
4 1100 (18.20%) WAN
5 1079 (17.85%) TCP/IP
6 1061 (17.55%) LAN
7 918 (15.19%) DHCP
8 663 (10.97%) VPN
9 516 (8.54%) iSCSI
10 380 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
11 348 (5.76%) Internet
12 322 (5.33%) Wireless
13 320 (5.29%) VLAN
14 281 (4.65%) VoIP
15 267 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
16 204 (3.37%) MPLS
17 186 (3.08%) NetScaler
18 184 (3.04%) LDAP
19 181 (2.99%) HTTP
20 172 (2.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1374 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 401 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 353 (5.84%) MySQL
4 292 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 206 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 137 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 135 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 109 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 91 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 89 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 84 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 83 (1.37%) RDBMS
13 80 (1.32%) DB2
14 59 (0.98%) MongoDB
15 57 (0.94%) NoSQL
16 52 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
17 51 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
19 38 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
20 37 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 83 (1.37%) Subversion
2 70 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 65 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 55 (0.91%) Maven
5 48 (0.79%) JIRA
6 47 (0.78%) YourKit
7 43 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 27 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 13 (0.22%) WebLOAD
11 13 (0.22%) AQtime
12 10 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.15%) LoadRunner
14 8 (0.13%) Hudson
15 7 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 7 (0.12%) MSI
15 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
16 5 (0.083%) Visual Studio
17 4 (0.066%) Ant
General
1 1059 (17.52%) Finance
2 265 (4.38%) Banking
3 188 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 110 (1.82%) Retail
4 110 (1.82%) Legal
5 107 (1.77%) Law
6 94 (1.56%) Advertising
7 76 (1.26%) Marketing
8 54 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 53 (0.88%) Back Office
10 51 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 42 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 34 (0.56%) Games
13 33 (0.55%) German Language
14 29 (0.48%) Publishing
15 24 (0.40%) Electronics
16 23 (0.38%) French Language
17 20 (0.33%) International Banking
18 18 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 778 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 724 (11.98%) Support Engineer
3 645 (10.67%) Administrator
4 596 (9.86%) Analyst
5 556 (9.20%) Architect
6 442 (7.31%) Consultant
7 413 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
8 387 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 366 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
10 280 (4.63%) Network Engineer
11 265 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
12 234 (3.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 225 (3.72%) Server Engineer
14 212 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 199 (3.29%) Support Analyst
16 193 (3.19%) Team Leader
17 189 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
18 187 (3.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 187 (3.09%) Storage Engineer
19 168 (2.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (2.55%) Web Services
2 139 (2.30%) Middleware
3 129 (2.13%) .NET
4 92 (1.52%) HTML
4 92 (1.52%) XML
5 75 (1.24%) CSS
6 68 (1.12%) J2EE
7 61 (1.01%) jQuery
8 58 (0.96%) Hibernate
8 58 (0.96%) Spring
9 55 (0.91%) Lucene
9 55 (0.91%) Spring Integration
10 53 (0.88%) Spring MVC
11 48 (0.79%) JSON
12 41 (0.68%) LAMP
12 41 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
13 27 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (0.40%) MSMQ
15 20 (0.33%) COM
16 19 (0.31%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 794 (13.13%) Clustering
2 522 (8.64%) Replication
3 378 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 246 (4.07%) Blackberry
5 181 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 149 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 137 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 131 (2.17%) EqualLogic
9 103 (1.70%) CLARiiON
10 93 (1.54%) Open Source
11 83 (1.37%) Hedge funds
12 80 (1.32%) Thin Client
12 80 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 55 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
13 55 (0.91%) PKI
14 51 (0.84%) Client/Server
15 39 (0.65%) CMDB
16 37 (0.61%) EMC Centera
16 37 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
17 34 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4158 (68.78%) Windows
2 1780 (29.45%) Linux
3 1779 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1131 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1113 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 844 (13.96%) UNIX
7 565 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 495 (8.19%) Solaris
9 416 (6.88%) Windows 7
10 240 (3.97%) AIX
11 235 (3.89%) Windows XP
12 198 (3.28%) Windows 8
13 197 (3.26%) CentOS
14 134 (2.22%) SUSE
15 127 (2.10%) HPUX
16 75 (1.24%) Android
17 64 (1.06%) Ubuntu
17 64 (1.06%) Mac OS X
18 49 (0.81%) Windows 2000
19 48 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1320 (21.84%) ITIL
2 567 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 536 (8.87%) Project Management
4 446 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
5 397 (6.57%) Load Balancing
6 348 (5.76%) Change Management
7 337 (5.57%) Migration
8 267 (4.42%) Service Delivery
9 250 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
10 241 (3.99%) Business Continuity
11 236 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 234 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
13 227 (3.76%) Problem Management
14 220 (3.64%) Service Management
15 216 (3.57%) PRINCE2
16 196 (3.24%) Change Control
17 178 (2.94%) Capacity Management
18 169 (2.80%) Configuration Management
19 148 (2.45%) Asset Management
20 143 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1299 (21.49%) SQL
2 456 (7.54%) PowerShell
3 355 (5.87%) Perl
4 296 (4.90%) Shell Script
5 233 (3.85%) Java
6 221 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 176 (2.91%) Python
8 101 (1.67%) Ruby
9 92 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 89 (1.47%) PHP
11 79 (1.31%) C
12 76 (1.26%) VBScript
13 69 (1.14%) T-SQL
14 54 (0.89%) VB
15 51 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 46 (0.76%) C#
17 44 (0.73%) C++
18 37 (0.61%) Korn
19 28 (0.46%) Bourne shell
20 26 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1082 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 848 (14.03%) MCSE
3 633 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 599 (9.91%) Degree
5 554 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 472 (7.81%) CCNA
7 456 (7.54%) MCSA
8 449 (7.43%) MCITP
9 261 (4.32%) Security Cleared
10 260 (4.30%) CCNP
11 235 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
12 205 (3.39%) SC Cleared
13 194 (3.21%) MCP
14 178 (2.94%) CCA
15 148 (2.45%) MCTS
16 134 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
17 74 (1.22%) VCAP
18 57 (0.94%) VCP5
19 52 (0.86%) CCEE
20 51 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (6.98%) SLA
2 93 (1.54%) QA
3 63 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.28%) COBIT
8 4 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.050%) BS7799
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.017%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2624 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2478 (40.99%) Active Directory
3 1094 (18.10%) Hyper-V
4 973 (16.10%) vSphere
5 688 (11.38%) XenApp
6 555 (9.18%) VMware ESX
7 393 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
8 340 (5.62%) XenDesktop
9 235 (3.89%) XenServer
10 224 (3.71%) NFS
11 138 (2.28%) Terminal Services
12 132 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
13 130 (2.15%) vCloud
14 97 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
15 93 (1.54%) VMware Server
16 86 (1.42%) ISA Server
17 76 (1.26%) Xen
18 75 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
19 73 (1.21%) Firmware
20 69 (1.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 505 (8.35%) SCCM
2 419 (6.93%) SCOM
3 361 (5.97%) Backup Exec
4 320 (5.29%) NetBackup
5 272 (4.50%) Puppet
6 208 (3.44%) Nagios
7 180 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 126 (2.08%) WSUS
9 119 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
10 114 (1.89%) Data Guard
11 108 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 86 (1.42%) SCVMM
13 71 (1.17%) Tivoli
14 70 (1.16%) OpenView
15 66 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 63 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
17 53 (0.88%) SCOrch
18 46 (0.76%) HP SIM
18 46 (0.76%) ZABBIX
19 41 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3943 (65.23%) VMware
2 2449 (40.51%) Microsoft
3 1900 (31.43%) Cisco
4 1706 (28.22%) Citrix
5 1619 (26.78%) HP
6 1114 (18.43%) NetApp
7 1056 (17.47%) EMC
8 791 (13.09%) Oracle
9 659 (10.90%) Red Hat
10 606 (10.02%) Symantec
11 564 (9.33%) Dell
12 528 (8.73%) IBM
13 409 (6.77%) Juniper
14 309 (5.11%) Veeam
15 293 (4.85%) Brocade
16 233 (3.85%) CheckPoint
17 216 (3.57%) Veritas
18 209 (3.46%) 3PAR
19 198 (3.28%) SolarWinds
20 177 (2.93%) CommVault
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Good package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits + On-call
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Xceed
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43557 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago