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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 159 126 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2102 2640 3065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.41% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 13.93% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2210 2584
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
16818 18956 21000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 17.33% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14000 15441 16776
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 -34 1969 £45,000 - 192
London -15 799 £54,500 +9.00% 60
South East -4 467 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Yorkshire +24 203 £40,000 -5.88% 12
West Yorkshire +20 142 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Berkshire +23 136 £51,250 +12.63% 12
Surrey +7 117 £45,000 +20.00% 12
West Midlands -13 106 £40,000 +6.66% 19
North West -21 106 £45,000 +12.50% 12
South West -47 106 £35,000 - 12
Leeds +23 100 £40,000 -3.03% 7
East of England -47 99 £46,000 +15.00% 15
City of London -24 95 £56,250 +7.14% 15
East Midlands +3 89 £36,250 -23.68% 15
Hampshire -29 79 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Reading +22 71 £57,500 +43.75% 7
Manchester -14 65 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Scotland +5 57 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -1 51 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Birmingham -21 51 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Northamptonshire +2 43 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Northampton +4 38 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex +24 37 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Wales +5 34 £41,750 +13.60% 2
South Yorkshire +15 31 £35,000 - 1
South Wales -1 31 £41,750 +12.83% 2
North Yorkshire +13 30 £40,000 -
Bradford +20 29 £40,000 -
Woking +13 29 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Brighton +13 28 £42,377 -10.78% 1

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3106 (70.64%) Windows
2 2882 (65.54%) VMware
3 1936 (44.03%) Windows Server
4 1929 (43.87%) Microsoft
5 1902 (43.26%) Active Directory
6 1776 (40.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1653 (37.59%) Cisco
8 1547 (35.18%) Linux
9 1449 (32.95%) Firewall
10 1200 (27.29%) Citrix
11 1182 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 1132 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1123 (25.54%) MS Exchange
14 1115 (25.36%) SQL Server
15 1044 (23.74%) HP
16 1010 (22.97%) DNS
17 997 (22.67%) ITIL
18 958 (21.79%) NAS
19 911 (20.72%) Hyper-V
20 903 (20.54%) Data Centre
21 901 (20.49%) SQL
22 832 (18.92%) WAN
23 784 (17.83%) MS Excel
24 752 (17.10%) LAN
25 728 (16.56%) TCP/IP
26 698 (15.87%) vSphere
27 695 (15.81%) NetApp
28 680 (15.47%) Finance
29 675 (15.35%) DHCP
30 664 (15.10%) 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 1123 (25.54%) MS Exchange
2 594 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 485 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 362 (8.23%) Apache
5 345 (7.85%) IIS
6 308 (7.00%) SharePoint
7 273 (6.21%) Tomcat
8 211 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 173 (3.93%) Skype for Business
10 136 (3.09%) JBoss
11 122 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 97 (2.21%) WebSphere
13 70 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
14 69 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 69 (1.57%) WebLogic
15 60 (1.36%) OpenStack
16 55 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 43 (0.98%) Confluence
18 42 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
19 33 (0.75%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 784 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 297 (6.75%) MS Office
3 23 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.30%) MS Project
6 4 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.091%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.023%) Maya
7 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 38 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.27%) MultiFonds
4 12 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.14%) assyst
7 4 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.091%) Eikon
7 4 (0.091%) Magento
8 3 (0.068%) RMDS
8 3 (0.068%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.045%) FastStats
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.023%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.023%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 519 (11.80%) Office 365
2 368 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 299 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 112 (2.55%) SaaS
5 111 (2.52%) IaaS
6 76 (1.73%) PaaS
7 51 (1.16%) Google Apps
8 45 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.27%) Mimecast
11 11 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.091%) GitHub
16 3 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
17 2 (0.045%) Dropbox
17 2 (0.045%) Nimbula
17 2 (0.045%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1449 (32.95%) Firewall
2 1010 (22.97%) DNS
3 958 (21.79%) NAS
4 832 (18.92%) WAN
5 752 (17.10%) LAN
6 728 (16.56%) TCP/IP
7 675 (15.35%) DHCP
8 537 (12.21%) VPN
9 355 (8.07%) iSCSI
10 309 (7.03%) VoIP
11 307 (6.98%) VLAN
12 236 (5.37%) Fibre Channel
13 219 (4.98%) Wireless
14 210 (4.78%) Internet
15 204 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
16 188 (4.28%) Network Security
17 168 (3.82%) LDAP
18 156 (3.55%) SSL
19 126 (2.87%) HTTP
20 102 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1115 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 362 (8.23%) MySQL
3 271 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 187 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 163 (3.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 136 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 121 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 117 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 78 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 73 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 65 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 65 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (1.25%) DB2
13 52 (1.18%) Big Data
14 51 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
15 42 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 39 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (0.75%) Hadoop
18 31 (0.71%) DTS
19 27 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (1.66%) Jenkins
2 69 (1.57%) JIRA
3 59 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 36 (0.82%) Subversion
5 14 (0.32%) Ant
6 13 (0.30%) AQtime
6 13 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.30%) WebLOAD
7 12 (0.27%) GCC
8 10 (0.23%) Hudson
8 10 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.20%) git-flow
10 8 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.16%) Selenium
12 5 (0.11%) ERwin
13 4 (0.091%) ClearCase
General
1 680 (15.47%) Finance
2 191 (4.34%) Banking
3 180 (4.09%) Telecoms
4 114 (2.59%) Retail
5 77 (1.75%) Legal
6 68 (1.55%) Law
7 64 (1.46%) Marketing
8 52 (1.18%) Advertising
9 46 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 45 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 41 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 38 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 36 (0.82%) Games
14 33 (0.75%) Back Office
15 29 (0.66%) Publishing
16 19 (0.43%) Electronics
17 13 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 12 (0.27%) German Language
19 6 (0.14%) French Language
19 6 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 792 (18.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 546 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 500 (11.37%) Analyst
4 483 (10.98%) Administrator
5 346 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 328 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
7 296 (6.73%) VMware Engineer
8 291 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 280 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
10 253 (5.75%) Support Analyst
11 249 (5.66%) Architect
12 245 (5.57%) IT Engineer
13 238 (5.41%) Consultant
14 235 (5.34%) Linux Engineer
15 231 (5.25%) Server Engineer
16 219 (4.98%) Network Engineer
17 212 (4.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 211 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
18 211 (4.80%) IT Support
19 199 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (3.59%) Web Services
2 144 (3.27%) .NET
3 134 (3.05%) LAMP
4 133 (3.02%) Middleware
5 56 (1.27%) HTML
6 33 (0.75%) MAPI
7 31 (0.71%) CSS
8 23 (0.52%) 802.1X
8 23 (0.52%) XML
9 19 (0.43%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.39%) COM
11 14 (0.32%) J2EE
11 14 (0.32%) JSON
12 13 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (0.30%) Kafka
12 13 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
13 12 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 12 (0.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 903 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 422 (9.60%) Clustering
3 346 (7.87%) Replication
4 223 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 138 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 121 (2.75%) EqualLogic
8 109 (2.48%) EMC VNX
9 96 (2.18%) Driving Licence
10 84 (1.91%) Blackberry
11 79 (1.80%) Private Cloud
12 66 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
13 64 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
14 58 (1.32%) Public Cloud
15 56 (1.27%) PKI
16 53 (1.21%) HP Storage
17 46 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
18 44 (1.00%) FMCG
18 44 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
19 42 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3106 (70.64%) Windows
2 1936 (44.03%) Windows Server
3 1547 (35.18%) Linux
4 1182 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1132 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 585 (13.30%) Unix
7 518 (11.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 440 (10.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 361 (8.21%) Windows 7
10 222 (5.05%) Solaris
11 216 (4.91%) Windows 8
12 215 (4.89%) CentOS
13 133 (3.02%) Windows 10
14 130 (2.96%) Ubuntu
15 119 (2.71%) AIX
16 91 (2.07%) Windows XP
17 69 (1.57%) Mac OS X
18 66 (1.50%) HPUX
19 56 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
20 55 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (22.67%) ITIL
2 470 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 341 (7.76%) High Availability
4 283 (6.44%) Project Management
5 261 (5.94%) Service Delivery
6 253 (5.75%) Change Management
7 240 (5.46%) Load Balancing
8 231 (5.25%) Migration
9 225 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
9 225 (5.12%) Capacity Planning
10 219 (4.98%) Change Control
11 204 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
12 201 (4.57%) Mentoring
13 190 (4.32%) DevOps
14 186 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
15 181 (4.12%) Service Management
16 162 (3.68%) Presales
17 156 (3.55%) Business Continuity
18 137 (3.12%) Performance Monitoring
19 135 (3.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 901 (20.49%) SQL
2 512 (11.64%) PowerShell
3 226 (5.14%) Perl
4 202 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 184 (4.18%) Shell Script
6 164 (3.73%) Java
7 103 (2.34%) Python
8 98 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 73 (1.66%) C
10 70 (1.59%) Ruby
11 60 (1.36%) VBScript
12 58 (1.32%) JavaScript
13 57 (1.30%) PHP
14 50 (1.14%) C#
15 31 (0.71%) VB
16 29 (0.66%) Korn
17 21 (0.48%) C++
18 18 (0.41%) AWK
19 16 (0.36%) PL/SQL
20 12 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 664 (15.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 467 (10.62%) MCSE
3 427 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
4 392 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 340 (7.73%) CCNA
6 304 (6.91%) Degree
7 217 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 211 (4.80%) MCSA
9 190 (4.32%) MCITP
10 152 (3.46%) CCNP
11 137 (3.12%) SC Cleared
12 126 (2.87%) Citrix Certification
13 87 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 81 (1.84%) MCP
15 77 (1.75%) CCA
16 59 (1.34%) CCIE
17 51 (1.16%) DV Cleared
18 48 (1.09%) RHCE
19 43 (0.98%) VCP5
20 35 (0.80%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (6.41%) SLA
2 124 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.21%) QA
4 47 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.30%) COBIT
8 11 (0.25%) SAS 70
9 8 (0.18%) DICOM
10 6 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.091%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.068%) BS7799
14 2 (0.045%) COSHH
14 2 (0.045%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.045%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.023%) RMADS
System Software
1 1902 (43.26%) Active Directory
2 1776 (40.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 911 (20.72%) Hyper-V
4 698 (15.87%) vSphere
5 568 (12.92%) XenApp
6 315 (7.16%) VMware ESXi
7 251 (5.71%) NFS
8 239 (5.44%) XenDesktop
9 237 (5.39%) VMware ESX
10 149 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
11 138 (3.14%) XenServer
12 125 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
13 111 (2.52%) vCloud
14 108 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
15 94 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
16 92 (2.09%) Terminal Services
17 68 (1.55%) Xen
18 62 (1.41%) VMware Server
19 60 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 55 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 388 (8.82%) SCCM
2 325 (7.39%) Puppet
3 254 (5.78%) SCOM
4 224 (5.09%) Backup Exec
5 204 (4.64%) NetBackup
6 176 (4.00%) Nagios
7 128 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
8 117 (2.66%) WSUS
9 93 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
10 75 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 73 (1.66%) Ansible
12 60 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
13 58 (1.32%) OpenAM
14 49 (1.11%) SCVMM
15 46 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
16 45 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 42 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 41 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
19 39 (0.89%) vRealize
20 38 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 2882 (65.54%) VMware
2 1929 (43.87%) Microsoft
3 1653 (37.59%) Cisco
4 1200 (27.29%) Citrix
5 1044 (23.74%) HP
6 695 (15.81%) NetApp
7 632 (14.37%) Oracle
8 561 (12.76%) Red Hat
9 549 (12.49%) EMC
10 398 (9.05%) Dell
11 367 (8.35%) IBM
12 315 (7.16%) Veeam
13 268 (6.10%) Symantec
14 226 (5.14%) 3PAR
15 173 (3.93%) SolarWinds
16 154 (3.50%) CheckPoint
17 138 (3.14%) Sun
18 133 (3.02%) Juniper
19 131 (2.98%) Veritas
20 116 (2.64%) Brocade
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