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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 134 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2445 2857 2937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.45% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 13.82% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2071 2367 2501
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015 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 4 August 2015. 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 -14 2288 £45,000 - 267
London -4 916 £50,000 - 96
South East -11 539 £45,000 +5.88% 64
Yorkshire -22 180 £38,250 -4.37% 24
East of England +1 176 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Surrey -23 160 £41,000 -8.88% 13
City of London -35 160 £52,500 -4.54% 16
North West -24 155 £38,000 -12.13% 26
Hampshire +54 152 £45,000 +13.92% 16
South West -22 139 £39,000 -2.50% 9
West Yorkshire -20 125 £40,000 - 17
West Midlands -9 102 £37,500 +7.14% 19
East Midlands +25 97 £42,500 +8.97% 17
Leeds -17 97 £40,000 -4.76% 14
Manchester +18 90 £37,500 +11.94% 13
Berkshire -40 86 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Hertfordshire -13 61 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Birmingham +2 56 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Farnborough +17 54 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Southampton +44 51 £42,500 +37.09% 7
Scotland +1 48 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Northamptonshire +25 47 £47,500 -3.06% 2
Wales -8 45 £35,500 +1.42% 9
South Wales -10 41 £35,750 +4.37% 7
Cambridgeshire +30 39 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Northampton +24 39 £50,000 +3.62% 2
Dorset -1 38 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Essex +11 37 £39,600 -6.82%
Guildford +6 37 £38,500 -9.41% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 35 £47,500 -5.00% 3

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3817 (71.40%) Windows
2 3467 (64.85%) VMware
3 2331 (43.60%) Microsoft
4 2289 (42.82%) Active Directory
5 2269 (42.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1958 (36.63%) Cisco
7 1831 (34.25%) Linux
8 1653 (30.92%) MS Exchange
9 1563 (29.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 1539 (28.79%) HP
11 1363 (25.50%) Citrix
12 1360 (25.44%) Firewall
13 1270 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 1269 (23.74%) SQL Server
15 1260 (23.57%) NAS
16 1196 (22.37%) DNS
17 1173 (21.94%) Hyper-V
18 1143 (21.38%) ITIL
19 1102 (20.61%) WAN
20 1055 (19.73%) NetApp
21 1030 (19.27%) LAN
21 1030 (19.27%) SQL
22 1011 (18.91%) MS Excel
23 994 (18.59%) Data Centre
24 899 (16.82%) Finance
25 896 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
26 876 (16.39%) DHCP
27 873 (16.33%) EMC
28 868 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
29 849 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1653 (30.92%) MS Exchange
2 868 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 539 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 520 (9.73%) IIS
5 454 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 392 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 390 (7.30%) Lync
8 383 (7.16%) Apache
9 285 (5.33%) Tomcat
10 245 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 219 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 186 (3.48%) WebSphere
13 112 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 103 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
15 69 (1.29%) OpenStack
16 63 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
17 52 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
18 42 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
19 41 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
20 40 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1011 (18.91%) MS Excel
2 357 (6.68%) MS Office
3 69 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.056%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.019%) InDesign
9 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 77 (1.44%) RMDS
2 45 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
3 19 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.19%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
8 8 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
10 6 (0.11%) Magento
10 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.056%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.056%) MFGPRO
11 3 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.037%) FLEXCUBE
12 2 (0.037%) Infor CRM
12 2 (0.037%) Cognos Controller
12 2 (0.037%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 388 (7.26%) Office 365
2 219 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 178 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 108 (2.02%) SaaS
5 100 (1.87%) Mimecast
6 76 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (1.23%) IaaS
8 37 (0.69%) Google Apps
9 33 (0.62%) PaaS
10 29 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
12 16 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.17%) GitHub
16 8 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
16 8 (0.15%) SoftLayer
17 6 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
18 4 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
18 4 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1360 (25.44%) Firewall
2 1260 (23.57%) NAS
3 1196 (22.37%) DNS
4 1102 (20.61%) WAN
5 1030 (19.27%) LAN
6 876 (16.39%) DHCP
7 826 (15.45%) TCP/IP
8 625 (11.69%) VPN
9 498 (9.32%) iSCSI
10 497 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
11 435 (8.14%) VoIP
12 387 (7.24%) VLAN
13 243 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
14 233 (4.36%) Wireless
15 213 (3.98%) Internet
16 181 (3.39%) LDAP
17 178 (3.33%) Network Security
18 176 (3.29%) FCoE
19 166 (3.11%) HTTP
20 158 (2.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1269 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 325 (6.08%) MySQL
3 277 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 179 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 178 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 147 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 124 (2.32%) DB2
8 106 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 95 (1.78%) Hadoop
10 89 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (1.48%) HBase
12 73 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 70 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
14 63 (1.18%) MongoDB
15 59 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 57 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (1.05%) RDBMS
18 50 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
19 49 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
20 45 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 62 (1.16%) Subversion
2 59 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 52 (0.97%) JIRA
4 34 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.34%) Maven
6 15 (0.28%) ProC
7 13 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.15%) YourKit
11 8 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.11%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.094%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.094%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.075%) MSI
15 3 (0.056%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.056%) Toad
15 3 (0.056%) Mercurial
General
1 899 (16.82%) Finance
2 213 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 191 (3.57%) Banking
4 139 (2.60%) Retail
5 120 (2.24%) Legal
6 102 (1.91%) Law
7 86 (1.61%) Advertising
8 73 (1.37%) Back Office
9 64 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 62 (1.16%) Marketing
11 56 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 44 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.51%) Games
14 26 (0.49%) Publishing
15 24 (0.45%) Electronics
15 24 (0.45%) French Language
16 21 (0.39%) Billing
17 20 (0.37%) Spanish Language
18 17 (0.32%) German Language
19 12 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 876 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 565 (10.57%) Support Engineer
3 553 (10.34%) Administrator
4 540 (10.10%) Architect
5 538 (10.06%) Analyst
6 428 (8.01%) Systems Administrator
7 415 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
8 376 (7.03%) Consultant
9 348 (6.51%) Infrastructure Architect
10 293 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 207 (3.87%) Support Analyst
12 191 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 188 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 169 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 165 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
16 162 (3.03%) Technical Architect
17 158 (2.96%) Network Engineer
18 149 (2.79%) Server Engineer
19 146 (2.73%) Linux Administrator
20 145 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (3.59%) Middleware
2 115 (2.15%) .NET
3 105 (1.96%) HTML
4 103 (1.93%) Web Services
5 90 (1.68%) XML
6 77 (1.44%) XSLT
6 77 (1.44%) Rendezvous
6 77 (1.44%) Ultra Messaging
7 47 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (0.64%) J2EE
8 34 (0.64%) COM
9 28 (0.52%) CSS
10 27 (0.51%) LAMP
11 24 (0.45%) Flash
12 23 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 20 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (0.36%) Hibernate
15 17 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 16 (0.30%) jQuery
16 16 (0.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 994 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 550 (10.29%) Clustering
3 380 (7.11%) Replication
4 377 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
5 230 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 194 (3.63%) EqualLogic
7 183 (3.42%) Blackberry
8 150 (2.81%) EMC VNX
9 130 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 122 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 96 (1.80%) CLARiiON
12 95 (1.78%) Mainframe
13 79 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
14 75 (1.40%) Thin Client
14 75 (1.40%) Fat Client
15 61 (1.14%) FlexPod
16 57 (1.07%) BYOD
17 56 (1.05%) Private Cloud
18 54 (1.01%) Hedge funds
19 49 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3817 (71.40%) Windows
2 1831 (34.25%) Linux
3 1563 (29.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 1270 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 896 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 700 (13.09%) UNIX
7 427 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 413 (7.73%) Solaris
9 341 (6.38%) Windows 7
10 236 (4.41%) Windows 8
11 198 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 188 (3.52%) CentOS
13 177 (3.31%) AIX
14 102 (1.91%) Mac OS X
15 101 (1.89%) HPUX
16 97 (1.81%) Android
17 85 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
18 78 (1.46%) Debian
19 65 (1.22%) Apple iOS
20 64 (1.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1143 (21.38%) ITIL
2 633 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 444 (8.31%) Project Management
4 366 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
5 318 (5.95%) Change Management
6 317 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (5.41%) Load Balancing
8 286 (5.35%) Service Delivery
9 284 (5.31%) Migration
10 263 (4.92%) Business Continuity
11 261 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 251 (4.70%) Capacity Planning
13 205 (3.83%) High Availability
14 190 (3.55%) Configuration Management
15 186 (3.48%) PRINCE2
16 177 (3.31%) Service Management
17 162 (3.03%) Problem Management
18 154 (2.88%) Capacity Management
19 153 (2.86%) Change Control
20 146 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1030 (19.27%) SQL
2 436 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 242 (4.53%) Java
4 238 (4.45%) Perl
5 210 (3.93%) Bash Shell
6 172 (3.22%) Python
7 131 (2.45%) Shell Script
8 117 (2.19%) C
9 114 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 105 (1.96%) Ruby
11 80 (1.50%) VBScript
12 47 (0.88%) PHP
13 40 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 37 (0.69%) VB
15 30 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 29 (0.54%) AWK
17 23 (0.43%) C#
18 19 (0.36%) Bourne shell
19 18 (0.34%) sed
20 14 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 849 (15.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 672 (12.57%) Cisco Certification
3 617 (11.54%) MCSE
4 550 (10.29%) CCNA
5 529 (9.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 415 (7.76%) Degree
7 290 (5.42%) Security Cleared
8 254 (4.75%) MCSA
9 247 (4.62%) CCNP
10 242 (4.53%) MCITP
11 206 (3.85%) MCP
12 167 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
13 156 (2.92%) SC Cleared
14 135 (2.53%) CCA
15 89 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
16 59 (1.10%) MCTS
17 56 (1.05%) DV Cleared
18 50 (0.94%) VCP5
19 44 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 41 (0.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (7.00%) SLA
2 112 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 106 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.71%) QA
5 29 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (0.51%) COBIT
7 23 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.17%) FISMA
9 3 (0.056%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2289 (42.82%) Active Directory
2 2269 (42.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1173 (21.94%) Hyper-V
4 799 (14.95%) vSphere
5 528 (9.88%) XenApp
6 456 (8.53%) VMware ESX
7 365 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
8 283 (5.29%) NFS
9 239 (4.47%) XenDesktop
10 211 (3.95%) XenServer
11 158 (2.96%) Terminal Services
12 148 (2.77%) SRDF
13 145 (2.71%) vCloud
14 140 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
15 113 (2.11%) Xen
16 104 (1.95%) KVM
17 98 (1.83%) VMware Server
18 77 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
19 66 (1.23%) ISA Server
20 64 (1.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 576 (10.77%) SCCM
2 375 (7.01%) SCOM
3 228 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 203 (3.80%) Nagios
5 183 (3.42%) Puppet
6 164 (3.07%) NetBackup
7 151 (2.82%) WSUS
8 95 (1.78%) Tivoli
9 94 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
10 90 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 90 (1.68%) SCVMM
11 89 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 59 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
13 48 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
14 47 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
15 44 (0.82%) vMotion
16 43 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
17 42 (0.79%) OpenView
18 40 (0.75%) Data Guard
18 40 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3467 (64.85%) VMware
2 2331 (43.60%) Microsoft
3 1958 (36.63%) Cisco
4 1539 (28.79%) HP
5 1363 (25.50%) Citrix
6 1055 (19.73%) NetApp
7 873 (16.33%) EMC
8 796 (14.89%) Oracle
9 532 (9.95%) Red Hat
10 498 (9.32%) IBM
11 455 (8.51%) Dell
12 430 (8.04%) Symantec
13 290 (5.42%) Brocade
14 286 (5.35%) Juniper
15 268 (5.01%) Veeam
16 263 (4.92%) 3PAR
17 199 (3.72%) CheckPoint
18 184 (3.44%) CommVault
19 180 (3.37%) Intel
20 158 (2.96%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,On-call
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £375.00 - £450.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Morecambe, Lancashire
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
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