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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
Rank 206 155 113
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -42
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1358 2077 2830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 2.11% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 12.66% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1733 2335
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
14116 16407 18563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.79% 16.68% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13625 15056
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -49 1276 £45,000 - 139
London -43 437 £50,000 -0.79% 43
South East -3 331 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Yorkshire +15 124 £37,500 -6.25% 13
North West -31 99 £44,000 +17.33% 11
West Yorkshire +39 96 £38,250 -4.37% 10
City of London +32 90 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Hampshire -29 90 £50,000 +17.64% 11
South West -15 88 £37,500 +13.63% 6
East of England -44 88 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Leeds +32 72 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Surrey -2 72 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Berkshire +26 66 £48,750 -7.14% 9
East Midlands -20 62 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Manchester -22 57 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Midlands -27 54 £38,750 -3.12% 6
Northamptonshire +1 44 £40,000 - 8
Northampton +1 40 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Scotland -7 40 £40,250 -4.16% 6
West Sussex +29 37 £57,500 - 3
Reading +20 36 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Basingstoke +2 33 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Southampton -9 31 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +37 27 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 26 £36,000 +44.00% 2
Bedfordshire +21 24 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Kent +11 24 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Birmingham +4 24 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Liverpool -8 22 £51,000 +23.63%
Merseyside -20 22 £51,000 +32.46% 1

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2081 (67.17%) VMware
2 2034 (65.66%) Windows
3 1446 (46.68%) Active Directory
4 1388 (44.80%) Microsoft
5 1342 (43.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1298 (41.90%) Windows Server
7 1173 (37.86%) Cisco
8 987 (31.86%) Linux
9 982 (31.70%) Firewall
10 884 (28.53%) MS Exchange
11 798 (25.76%) Hyper-V
12 766 (24.73%) ITIL
13 763 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 754 (24.34%) HP
15 740 (23.89%) SQL Server
16 729 (23.53%) Citrix
17 711 (22.95%) WAN
18 697 (22.50%) MS Excel
19 691 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
20 684 (22.08%) LAN
21 679 (21.92%) NAS
22 674 (21.76%) Data Centre
23 626 (20.21%) NetApp
24 599 (19.34%) SQL
25 548 (17.69%) DNS
26 525 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
27 513 (16.56%) Finance
28 470 (15.17%) EMC
29 446 (14.40%) vSphere
30 445 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 884 (28.53%) MS Exchange
2 445 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 383 (12.36%) IIS
4 335 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 252 (8.13%) SharePoint
6 226 (7.30%) Apache
7 156 (5.04%) Tomcat
8 124 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 117 (3.78%) Skype for Business
10 97 (3.13%) WebSphere
11 76 (2.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 55 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
13 51 (1.65%) JBoss
14 46 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
15 44 (1.42%) OpenStack
16 42 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
17 39 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
19 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
20 28 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 697 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 189 (6.10%) MS Office
3 33 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.32%) Autodesk Smoke
4 10 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.29%) Baselight
5 9 (0.29%) MS Project
6 8 (0.26%) Autodesk Flame
7 6 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.032%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 28 (0.90%) RMDS
2 18 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.097%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.065%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.065%) Maximo
7 2 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.032%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.032%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 431 (13.91%) Office 365
2 398 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
3 334 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 122 (3.94%) IaaS
5 105 (3.39%) PaaS
6 80 (2.58%) SaaS
7 48 (1.55%) Mimecast
8 39 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 19 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.26%) G Suite
14 7 (0.23%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.13%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.065%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.032%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 982 (31.70%) Firewall
2 711 (22.95%) WAN
3 684 (22.08%) LAN
4 679 (21.92%) NAS
5 548 (17.69%) DNS
6 432 (13.94%) DHCP
7 422 (13.62%) TCP/IP
8 375 (12.10%) VPN
9 273 (8.81%) iSCSI
10 232 (7.49%) VLAN
11 228 (7.36%) VoIP
12 225 (7.26%) Fibre Channel
13 186 (6.00%) Wireless
14 161 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
15 125 (4.03%) LDAP
16 119 (3.84%) HTTP
17 112 (3.62%) Network Security
17 112 (3.62%) SSL
18 111 (3.58%) WLAN
19 107 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 176 (5.68%) MySQL
3 154 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 67 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 66 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 56 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (1.65%) DB2
11 49 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 42 (1.36%) OLTP
13 40 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 39 (1.26%) Hadoop
15 38 (1.23%) HBase
16 36 (1.16%) RDBMS
17 32 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (0.87%) OLAP
19 25 (0.81%) Big Data
20 20 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (1.29%) Jenkins
2 32 (1.03%) JIRA
3 24 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 18 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.45%) Subversion
6 13 (0.42%) Hudson
7 8 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.16%) Buildbot
8 5 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.13%) AQtime
9 4 (0.13%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.13%) WebLOAD
9 4 (0.13%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.065%) Ant
10 2 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.065%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.032%) Artifactory
General
1 513 (16.56%) Finance
2 140 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 107 (3.45%) Banking
4 53 (1.71%) Retail
5 49 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 49 (1.58%) Marketing
6 46 (1.48%) Legal
7 40 (1.29%) Games
8 33 (1.07%) Law
9 32 (1.03%) Advertising
9 32 (1.03%) Back Office
10 26 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.58%) Publishing
12 15 (0.48%) Electronics
13 10 (0.32%) Front Office
13 10 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 9 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.26%) Military
16 6 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 582 (18.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 374 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 354 (11.43%) Analyst
4 342 (11.04%) Administrator
5 277 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 272 (8.78%) Architect
7 237 (7.65%) Systems Administrator
8 217 (7.00%) Network Engineer
9 211 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 193 (6.23%) IT Engineer
11 173 (5.58%) IT Support
12 170 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 170 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support
13 164 (5.29%) VMware Engineer
14 157 (5.07%) Support Analyst
15 156 (5.04%) Server Engineer
16 145 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
17 143 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 139 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
19 134 (4.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (4.23%) Web Services
2 120 (3.87%) Middleware
3 56 (1.81%) LAMP
4 55 (1.78%) HTML
5 48 (1.55%) XML
6 43 (1.39%) .NET
7 36 (1.16%) Flash
8 30 (0.97%) XSLT
9 28 (0.90%) Rendezvous
9 28 (0.90%) Ultra Messaging
10 13 (0.42%) 802.1X
11 12 (0.39%) MAPI
12 11 (0.36%) EDI
13 10 (0.32%) ASP.NET
13 10 (0.32%) JSON
14 8 (0.26%) CSS
15 7 (0.23%) Ajax
15 7 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
16 6 (0.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 674 (21.76%) Data Centre
2 240 (7.75%) Clustering
3 173 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 152 (4.91%) Replication
5 120 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 112 (3.62%) Driving Licence
7 95 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 85 (2.74%) EMC VNX
9 79 (2.55%) Public Cloud
10 66 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 62 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 47 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
13 42 (1.36%) Statistics
13 42 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
14 41 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 41 (1.32%) NHS
14 41 (1.32%) Private Cloud
15 35 (1.13%) iPad
16 32 (1.03%) Blackberry
17 26 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2034 (65.66%) Windows
2 1298 (41.90%) Windows Server
3 987 (31.86%) Linux
4 763 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 691 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 362 (11.68%) Unix
7 274 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 259 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 254 (8.20%) Solaris
10 228 (7.36%) Windows 7
11 117 (3.78%) CentOS
12 113 (3.65%) Windows 10
13 86 (2.78%) Mac OS X
14 72 (2.32%) Ubuntu
15 71 (2.29%) Windows 8
16 59 (1.90%) OpenVMS
17 55 (1.78%) AIX
18 30 (0.97%) HPUX
19 27 (0.87%) Debian
20 25 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (24.73%) ITIL
2 375 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 241 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (7.39%) Project Management
5 208 (6.71%) Migration
6 172 (5.55%) Presales
7 162 (5.23%) High Availability
8 161 (5.20%) Load Balancing
9 151 (4.87%) Mentoring
10 148 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
11 133 (4.29%) Service Management
12 127 (4.10%) DevOps
13 125 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 124 (4.00%) Change Control
15 116 (3.74%) Business Continuity
15 116 (3.74%) Change Management
16 107 (3.45%) ITIL V3
17 104 (3.36%) Service Delivery
18 101 (3.26%) Data Protection
19 98 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 599 (19.34%) SQL
2 422 (13.62%) PowerShell
3 125 (4.03%) Python
4 123 (3.97%) Perl
5 113 (3.65%) Bash Shell
6 106 (3.42%) Java
7 88 (2.84%) Shell Script
8 57 (1.84%) Ruby
9 51 (1.65%) C
10 39 (1.26%) VBScript
11 37 (1.19%) VB
12 33 (1.07%) JavaScript
13 17 (0.55%) C#
13 17 (0.55%) PHP
13 17 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.36%) AWK
15 10 (0.32%) C++
15 10 (0.32%) Go
16 8 (0.26%) Korn
17 6 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 525 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 400 (12.91%) Cisco Certification
3 384 (12.40%) MCSE
4 325 (10.49%) CCNA
5 246 (7.94%) Degree
6 230 (7.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 176 (5.68%) MCSA
8 156 (5.04%) CCNP
9 106 (3.42%) MCITP
10 85 (2.74%) Citrix Certification
11 80 (2.58%) MCP
12 64 (2.07%) CCA
13 59 (1.90%) Security Cleared
14 43 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (1.32%) SC Cleared
16 24 (0.77%) CCIE
17 20 (0.65%) VCAP
17 20 (0.65%) VCP5
18 17 (0.55%) EMC Certification
19 16 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (6.55%) SLA
2 123 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 62 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.29%) QA
5 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.13%) COBIT
7 3 (0.097%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.032%) EMIR
9 1 (0.032%) GCP
9 1 (0.032%) GPG13
9 1 (0.032%) HL7
9 1 (0.032%) MiFID
System Software
1 1446 (46.68%) Active Directory
2 1342 (43.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 798 (25.76%) Hyper-V
4 446 (14.40%) vSphere
5 335 (10.81%) XenApp
6 217 (7.00%) VMware ESX
7 152 (4.91%) XenDesktop
8 145 (4.68%) NFS
9 123 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
10 119 (3.84%) Virtual Servers
11 87 (2.81%) Xen
12 84 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
13 75 (2.42%) KVM
14 68 (2.19%) Terminal Services
15 61 (1.97%) SRDF
16 60 (1.94%) Docker
17 58 (1.87%) vCloud
18 52 (1.68%) Firmware
19 50 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
20 48 (1.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 295 (9.52%) SCCM
2 187 (6.04%) SCOM
3 175 (5.65%) NetBackup
3 175 (5.65%) Puppet
4 105 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (3.32%) Nagios
6 95 (3.07%) Backup Exec
7 82 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 67 (2.16%) Ansible
9 64 (2.07%) WSUS
10 53 (1.71%) Tivoli
11 50 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
12 37 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 32 (1.03%) Cacti
13 32 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
14 30 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
14 30 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
15 29 (0.94%) vMotion
16 28 (0.90%) OpenAM
16 28 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2081 (67.17%) VMware
2 1388 (44.80%) Microsoft
3 1173 (37.86%) Cisco
4 754 (24.34%) HP
5 729 (23.53%) Citrix
6 626 (20.21%) NetApp
7 470 (15.17%) EMC
8 354 (11.43%) Oracle
9 310 (10.01%) Red Hat
10 248 (8.01%) IBM
11 232 (7.49%) Dell
12 205 (6.62%) Veeam
13 147 (4.74%) SolarWinds
14 145 (4.68%) Juniper
15 144 (4.65%) Brocade
16 141 (4.55%) CheckPoint
17 126 (4.07%) 3PAR
18 116 (3.74%) Sun
19 101 (3.26%) Avaya
20 100 (3.23%) Intel
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IBM
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Health Care Life, Travel, Childcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Feral Interactive Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum plus benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: Yesterday
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + c£2.5k On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + a comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 21 hours ago