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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 187 167 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -56
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1598 2143 3141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.02% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 12.14% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1780 2628
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,325 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -21 1525 £45,000 - 144
London -23 521 £50,000 - 43
South East +16 389 £47,500 +5.55% 28
Yorkshire +3 140 £40,000 +6.66% 21
North West -27 115 £44,000 +10.00% 9
South West +20 114 £37,500 +4.16% 12
West Yorkshire +20 108 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Surrey +7 102 £52,500 +10.52% 6
East of England -21 98 £46,900 +4.22% 19
East Midlands +6 92 £38,000 -5.00% 7
City of London +20 86 £50,000 - 10
Hampshire -46 75 £41,250 -2.94% 13
Leeds +12 74 £38,000 +1.33% 11
Berkshire +39 71 £42,500 -19.04% 4
West Midlands -47 68 £37,500 -7.40% 3
Manchester -19 63 £46,250 +23.33% 7
Northamptonshire -4 45 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Sussex +39 42 £57,500 +15.00%
Northampton +6 38 £40,000 - 5
Reading +29 36 £55,000 - 3
Scotland -9 34 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Birmingham -6 33 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Oxfordshire +41 32 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kent +27 31 £43,000 -4.44%
Dorset +34 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Merseyside -8 30 £44,000 +18.91%
Bedfordshire +24 29 £53,750 -14.00% 4
Bristol +17 29 £34,000 -13.92% 4
Liverpool -6 29 £47,500 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire -4 28 £43,000 -2.27% 1

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2339 (67.31%) VMware
2 2272 (65.38%) Windows
3 1639 (47.17%) Active Directory
4 1568 (45.12%) Microsoft
5 1496 (43.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1467 (42.22%) Windows Server
7 1363 (39.22%) Cisco
8 1122 (32.29%) Firewall
9 1076 (30.96%) Linux
10 996 (28.66%) MS Exchange
11 894 (25.73%) ITIL
12 873 (25.12%) SQL Server
13 864 (24.86%) Citrix
14 859 (24.72%) Hyper-V
15 852 (24.52%) HP
16 820 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 818 (23.54%) WAN
18 784 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 780 (22.45%) LAN
20 747 (21.50%) Data Centre
21 743 (21.38%) MS Excel
22 726 (20.89%) NAS
23 688 (19.80%) SQL
24 652 (18.76%) NetApp
25 644 (18.53%) DNS
26 580 (16.69%) Microsoft Certification
27 578 (16.63%) Finance
28 518 (14.91%) vSphere
29 508 (14.62%) EMC
30 507 (14.59%) TCP/IP

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
1 996 (28.66%) MS Exchange
2 476 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 412 (11.86%) IIS
4 336 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 296 (8.52%) SharePoint
6 248 (7.14%) Apache
7 173 (4.98%) Tomcat
8 154 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 133 (3.83%) Skype for Business
10 98 (2.82%) WebSphere
11 82 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 74 (2.13%) JBoss
13 56 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
14 54 (1.55%) OpenStack
15 52 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
16 48 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 47 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
18 43 (1.24%) WebLogic
19 37 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
20 33 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 743 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 253 (7.28%) MS Office
3 33 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.37%) Autodesk Smoke
5 12 (0.35%) Baselight
6 11 (0.32%) Autodesk Flame
6 11 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.29%) MS Project
8 8 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.029%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.029%) Maya
11 1 (0.029%) NUKE
11 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.63%) RMDS
3 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.086%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.058%) Maximo
6 2 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.029%) assyst
7 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.029%) Misys Opics
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 486 (13.99%) Office 365
2 426 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 354 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 140 (4.03%) IaaS
5 119 (3.42%) PaaS
6 103 (2.96%) SaaS
7 44 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (1.06%) Mimecast
9 21 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.29%) G Suite
12 9 (0.26%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.20%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.12%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.058%) Dropbox
15 2 (0.058%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.029%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1122 (32.29%) Firewall
2 818 (23.54%) WAN
3 780 (22.45%) LAN
4 726 (20.89%) NAS
5 644 (18.53%) DNS
6 507 (14.59%) TCP/IP
7 492 (14.16%) DHCP
8 412 (11.86%) VPN
9 278 (8.00%) iSCSI
10 257 (7.40%) VLAN
11 252 (7.25%) VoIP
12 225 (6.47%) Fibre Channel
13 224 (6.45%) Wireless
14 202 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
15 144 (4.14%) Network Security
16 142 (4.09%) HTTP
17 136 (3.91%) LDAP
18 132 (3.80%) Internet
19 124 (3.57%) SSL
20 114 (3.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 873 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 197 (5.67%) MySQL
3 163 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 82 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 79 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 66 (1.90%) DB2
8 64 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
8 64 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 49 (1.41%) OLTP
12 47 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 35 (1.01%) OLAP
15 33 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (0.81%) Big Data
17 27 (0.78%) Hadoop
18 26 (0.75%) HBase
19 24 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 33 (0.95%) JIRA
3 22 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 22 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.40%) Subversion
5 11 (0.32%) Hudson
5 11 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.14%) Buildbot
7 5 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.086%) AQtime
9 3 (0.086%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.086%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.058%) Ant
10 2 (0.058%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.029%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.029%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.029%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 578 (16.63%) Finance
2 144 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 122 (3.51%) Banking
4 75 (2.16%) Retail
5 54 (1.55%) Legal
6 53 (1.53%) Law
7 46 (1.32%) Marketing
8 45 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.18%) Advertising
10 37 (1.06%) Games
11 28 (0.81%) Back Office
12 23 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.63%) Publishing
14 20 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.40%) Electronics
17 10 (0.29%) Front Office
17 10 (0.29%) Online Betting
18 9 (0.26%) Military
19 7 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 648 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 430 (12.37%) Support Engineer
3 379 (10.91%) Administrator
4 378 (10.88%) Analyst
5 302 (8.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 283 (8.14%) Architect
7 264 (7.60%) Network Engineer
8 257 (7.40%) Systems Administrator
9 228 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 204 (5.87%) IT Support
11 202 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
12 189 (5.44%) IT Engineer
13 177 (5.09%) Server Engineer
14 176 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support
15 174 (5.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 174 (5.01%) Windows Engineer
16 170 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
17 161 (4.63%) Support Analyst
18 156 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 145 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (4.49%) Web Services
2 131 (3.77%) Middleware
3 71 (2.04%) LAMP
4 53 (1.53%) .NET
5 51 (1.47%) HTML
6 41 (1.18%) XML
7 35 (1.01%) Flash
8 24 (0.69%) XSLT
9 22 (0.63%) Rendezvous
9 22 (0.63%) Ultra Messaging
10 17 (0.49%) 802.1X
11 14 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 10 (0.29%) EDI
13 10 (0.29%) JSON
14 8 (0.23%) CSS
14 8 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
14 8 (0.23%) MAPI
14 8 (0.23%) REST
15 7 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 747 (21.50%) Data Centre
2 262 (7.54%) Clustering
3 197 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 167 (4.81%) Replication
5 136 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 117 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 113 (3.25%) Driving Licence
8 94 (2.71%) EMC VNX
9 85 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 73 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 71 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 59 (1.70%) Hedge funds
13 55 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
14 50 (1.44%) Private Cloud
15 47 (1.35%) Blackberry
15 47 (1.35%) Statistics
16 44 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
17 40 (1.15%) NHS
18 35 (1.01%) iPad
19 32 (0.92%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2272 (65.38%) Windows
2 1467 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 1076 (30.96%) Linux
4 820 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 784 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 393 (11.31%) Unix
7 326 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 318 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 267 (7.68%) Solaris
10 262 (7.54%) Windows 7
11 119 (3.42%) CentOS
12 118 (3.40%) Windows 10
13 105 (3.02%) Windows 8
14 82 (2.36%) Mac OS X
15 76 (2.19%) AIX
16 70 (2.01%) Ubuntu
17 60 (1.73%) OpenVMS
18 39 (1.12%) HPUX
19 37 (1.06%) Windows XP
20 25 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (25.73%) ITIL
2 419 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 279 (8.03%) Project Management
4 236 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (6.45%) Migration
6 181 (5.21%) High Availability
7 180 (5.18%) Load Balancing
8 174 (5.01%) Presales
9 162 (4.66%) Mentoring
10 159 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 147 (4.23%) Change Control
12 144 (4.14%) PRINCE2
13 139 (4.00%) Service Management
14 137 (3.94%) Change Management
14 137 (3.94%) DevOps
15 134 (3.86%) Business Continuity
16 121 (3.48%) ITIL V3
17 119 (3.42%) Service Delivery
18 116 (3.34%) Data Protection
19 113 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 688 (19.80%) SQL
2 475 (13.67%) PowerShell
3 153 (4.40%) Perl
4 137 (3.94%) Python
5 131 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 100 (2.88%) Java
7 91 (2.62%) Shell Script
8 67 (1.93%) C
9 63 (1.81%) Ruby
10 50 (1.44%) VBScript
11 38 (1.09%) VB
12 31 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 29 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 21 (0.60%) Korn
14 21 (0.60%) PHP
15 19 (0.55%) C#
16 10 (0.29%) AWK
17 8 (0.23%) C++
17 8 (0.23%) Go
18 6 (0.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 580 (16.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 464 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
3 401 (11.54%) MCSE
4 381 (10.96%) CCNA
5 276 (7.94%) Degree
6 263 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 176 (5.06%) MCSA
8 173 (4.98%) CCNP
9 127 (3.65%) MCITP
10 100 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
11 79 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 78 (2.24%) MCP
13 69 (1.99%) CCA
14 57 (1.64%) SC Cleared
15 50 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (0.72%) CCIE
17 24 (0.69%) VCAP
18 23 (0.66%) EMC Certification
19 21 (0.60%) RHCE
20 19 (0.55%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (6.27%) SLA
2 137 (3.94%) PCI DSS
3 87 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.29%) QA
5 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.086%) COBIT
9 1 (0.029%) DICOM
9 1 (0.029%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.029%) EMIR
9 1 (0.029%) GCP
9 1 (0.029%) HL7
9 1 (0.029%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.029%) MiFID
System Software
1 1639 (47.17%) Active Directory
2 1496 (43.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 859 (24.72%) Hyper-V
4 518 (14.91%) vSphere
5 397 (11.42%) XenApp
6 265 (7.63%) VMware ESX
7 170 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 155 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
9 148 (4.26%) NFS
10 135 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
11 86 (2.47%) Xen
12 85 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
13 77 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
14 72 (2.07%) KVM
15 70 (2.01%) Terminal Services
16 66 (1.90%) vCloud
17 59 (1.70%) Docker
18 57 (1.64%) SRDF
18 57 (1.64%) VMware Server
19 54 (1.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 332 (9.55%) SCCM
2 214 (6.16%) SCOM
3 209 (6.01%) Puppet
4 194 (5.58%) NetBackup
5 118 (3.40%) Backup Exec
6 109 (3.14%) Nagios
6 109 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 88 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 75 (2.16%) Tivoli
9 74 (2.13%) WSUS
10 64 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
11 60 (1.73%) Ansible
12 52 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 45 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
14 36 (1.04%) OpenAM
15 34 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
16 33 (0.95%) Cacti
17 32 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
17 32 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 31 (0.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2339 (67.31%) VMware
2 1568 (45.12%) Microsoft
3 1363 (39.22%) Cisco
4 864 (24.86%) Citrix
5 852 (24.52%) HP
6 652 (18.76%) NetApp
7 508 (14.62%) EMC
8 445 (12.81%) Oracle
9 361 (10.39%) Red Hat
10 305 (8.78%) IBM
11 259 (7.45%) Dell
12 215 (6.19%) Veeam
13 161 (4.63%) SolarWinds
14 155 (4.46%) CheckPoint
15 150 (4.32%) Juniper
16 143 (4.12%) Sun
17 139 (4.00%) Brocade
18 129 (3.71%) 3PAR
19 122 (3.51%) Symantec
20 105 (3.02%) Avaya
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Feral Interactive Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + on-call allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago