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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 153 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2185 2739 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 2.53% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 14.15% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 2313 2572
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -35 2047 £45,000 - 200
London -33 780 £55,000 +5.01% 55
South East +14 511 £45,000 +2.27% 48
Yorkshire +19 224 £38,500 +1.31% 22
West Yorkshire +24 163 £38,500 +1.31% 16
Berkshire +39 151 £50,000 +12.35% 15
Surrey +11 129 £47,500 +18.75% 12
South West -44 120 £35,000 - 14
West Midlands +5 118 £40,000 +11.88% 12
East of England -66 110 £42,250 -0.58% 12
Leeds +19 109 £38,500 -9.41% 14
North West -28 97 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Hampshire +2 90 £42,500 -7.60% 10
East Midlands -11 89 £38,000 -8.43% 18
City of London -50 85 £53,000 +0.95% 14
Reading +13 76 £57,500 +40.24% 11
Manchester -28 63 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Scotland +6 62 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -20 53 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Birmingham -4 50 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire -4 47 £40,000 -13.51% 6
Wales +12 43 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Northampton +1 42 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Sussex +40 40 £43,321 -8.79% 3
South Wales +7 38 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Bradford +19 36 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Guildford +3 34 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Essex -17 34 £26,500 -37.64%
Gloucestershire -13 33 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +26 32 £47,500 +5.55% 1

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3180 (72.01%) Windows
2 2926 (66.26%) VMware
3 2023 (45.81%) Windows Server
4 1965 (44.50%) Microsoft
5 1928 (43.66%) Active Directory
6 1828 (41.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1632 (36.96%) Cisco
8 1569 (35.53%) Linux
9 1463 (33.13%) Firewall
10 1205 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 1183 (26.79%) Citrix
12 1162 (26.31%) MS Exchange
13 1147 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 1135 (25.70%) SQL Server
15 1076 (24.37%) HP
16 1041 (23.57%) DNS
17 998 (22.60%) ITIL
18 952 (21.56%) NAS
19 934 (21.15%) Hyper-V
20 908 (20.56%) Data Centre
21 894 (20.24%) SQL
22 825 (18.68%) MS Excel
23 814 (18.43%) WAN
24 731 (16.55%) LAN
24 731 (16.55%) NetApp
25 723 (16.37%) vSphere
26 706 (15.99%) TCP/IP
27 704 (15.94%) Finance
28 702 (15.90%) DHCP
29 680 (15.40%) 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 1162 (26.31%) MS Exchange
2 643 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 513 (11.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 360 (8.15%) IIS
5 348 (7.88%) Apache
6 306 (6.93%) SharePoint
7 265 (6.00%) Tomcat
8 200 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 190 (4.30%) Skype for Business
10 119 (2.69%) JBoss
11 117 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 92 (2.08%) WebSphere
13 68 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 58 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
14 58 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 56 (1.27%) WebLogic
16 54 (1.22%) OpenStack
17 43 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
18 41 (0.93%) Confluence
19 36 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 825 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 281 (6.36%) MS Office
3 22 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.29%) MS Project
6 4 (0.091%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.023%) Maya
Business Applications
1 47 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 33 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.27%) MultiFonds
5 12 (0.27%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.14%) assyst
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.091%) Eikon
8 4 (0.091%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.091%) Magento
9 3 (0.068%) RMDS
10 2 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.045%) FastStats
10 2 (0.045%) Line 500
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 478 (10.82%) Office 365
2 340 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
3 298 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (2.38%) IaaS
5 101 (2.29%) SaaS
6 70 (1.59%) PaaS
7 50 (1.13%) Google Apps
8 45 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.32%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.091%) GitHub
15 3 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.045%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 1463 (33.13%) Firewall
2 1041 (23.57%) DNS
3 952 (21.56%) NAS
4 814 (18.43%) WAN
5 731 (16.55%) LAN
6 706 (15.99%) TCP/IP
7 702 (15.90%) DHCP
8 575 (13.02%) VPN
9 368 (8.33%) iSCSI
10 322 (7.29%) VoIP
11 311 (7.04%) VLAN
12 255 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
13 222 (5.03%) Internet
14 217 (4.91%) Wireless
15 200 (4.53%) Network Security
16 192 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
17 173 (3.92%) SSL
18 164 (3.71%) LDAP
19 113 (2.56%) HTTP
20 107 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1135 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 361 (8.17%) MySQL
3 286 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 204 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 171 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 139 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 120 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 114 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 83 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 66 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 56 (1.27%) Big Data
13 46 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 42 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 41 (0.93%) DB2
17 34 (0.77%) Hadoop
18 31 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (0.59%) DTS
Development Applications
1 71 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 66 (1.49%) JIRA
3 57 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 32 (0.72%) Subversion
5 14 (0.32%) Ant
6 13 (0.29%) AQtime
6 13 (0.29%) WebLOAD
7 12 (0.27%) GCC
7 12 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.23%) Hudson
9 10 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.20%) git-flow
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.18%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.16%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.16%) ERwin
12 7 (0.16%) Selenium
13 4 (0.091%) FindBugs
General
1 704 (15.94%) Finance
2 200 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 192 (4.35%) Banking
4 107 (2.42%) Retail
5 81 (1.83%) Legal
6 68 (1.54%) Law
6 68 (1.54%) Marketing
7 57 (1.29%) Advertising
8 52 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 51 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 36 (0.82%) Games
12 35 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 32 (0.72%) Back Office
14 23 (0.52%) Publishing
15 22 (0.50%) Electronics
16 16 (0.36%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.23%) German Language
18 9 (0.20%) Local Government
19 4 (0.091%) French Language
Job Titles
1 809 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 542 (12.27%) Support Engineer
3 499 (11.30%) Analyst
4 498 (11.28%) Administrator
5 362 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 336 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
7 319 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 306 (6.93%) VMware Engineer
9 275 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
10 265 (6.00%) Architect
11 258 (5.84%) Support Analyst
12 253 (5.73%) Consultant
13 245 (5.55%) IT Engineer
13 245 (5.55%) Server Engineer
14 227 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
15 219 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
16 218 (4.94%) Network Engineer
17 205 (4.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 202 (4.57%) IT Support
19 193 (4.37%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (3.35%) .NET
2 142 (3.22%) Web Services
3 123 (2.79%) LAMP
4 122 (2.76%) Middleware
5 56 (1.27%) HTML
6 34 (0.77%) CSS
7 33 (0.75%) MAPI
8 27 (0.61%) XML
9 24 (0.54%) 802.1X
10 19 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (0.38%) J2EE
11 17 (0.38%) JSON
12 16 (0.36%) ASP.NET
12 16 (0.36%) COM
12 16 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (0.29%) Kafka
15 12 (0.27%) SAP Basis
15 12 (0.27%) Software Packaging
16 11 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 908 (20.56%) Data Centre
2 444 (10.05%) Clustering
3 365 (8.27%) Replication
4 233 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 133 (3.01%) EqualLogic
7 127 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 121 (2.74%) EMC VNX
9 104 (2.36%) Driving Licence
10 90 (2.04%) Blackberry
11 75 (1.70%) HP StoreVirtual
12 72 (1.63%) Private Cloud
13 69 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 62 (1.40%) PKI
15 51 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
16 49 (1.11%) Fat Client
16 49 (1.11%) Public Cloud
16 49 (1.11%) Thin Client
17 46 (1.04%) HP Storage
17 46 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3180 (72.01%) Windows
2 2023 (45.81%) Windows Server
3 1569 (35.53%) Linux
4 1205 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1147 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 588 (13.32%) Unix
7 508 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 420 (9.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 351 (7.95%) Windows 7
10 214 (4.85%) Windows 8
11 213 (4.82%) Solaris
12 198 (4.48%) CentOS
13 133 (3.01%) Ubuntu
14 112 (2.54%) AIX
15 111 (2.51%) Windows 10
16 86 (1.95%) Windows XP
17 66 (1.49%) Mac OS X
18 59 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
19 54 (1.22%) HPUX
20 50 (1.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (22.60%) ITIL
2 477 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 368 (8.33%) High Availability
4 263 (5.96%) Change Management
5 260 (5.89%) Load Balancing
6 250 (5.66%) Project Management
7 247 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 245 (5.55%) Capacity Planning
9 233 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
10 231 (5.23%) Migration
11 214 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 208 (4.71%) Change Control
12 208 (4.71%) Server Virtualisation
13 194 (4.39%) Service Management
14 193 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
15 186 (4.21%) DevOps
16 176 (3.99%) Presales
17 154 (3.49%) Business Continuity
18 138 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
19 136 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 894 (20.24%) SQL
2 513 (11.62%) PowerShell
3 206 (4.66%) Bash Shell
4 203 (4.60%) Perl
5 170 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 154 (3.49%) Java
7 94 (2.13%) Python
8 91 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 71 (1.61%) C
10 69 (1.56%) VBScript
11 64 (1.45%) Ruby
12 57 (1.29%) JavaScript
13 56 (1.27%) PHP
14 50 (1.13%) C#
15 37 (0.84%) VB
16 22 (0.50%) Korn
17 21 (0.48%) C++
18 20 (0.45%) AWK
19 19 (0.43%) PL/SQL
20 14 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 680 (15.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 479 (10.85%) MCSE
3 424 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
4 394 (8.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 333 (7.54%) CCNA
6 308 (6.97%) Degree
7 248 (5.62%) MCSA
8 234 (5.30%) Security Cleared
9 199 (4.51%) MCITP
10 154 (3.49%) CCNP
11 140 (3.17%) SC Cleared
12 105 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
13 92 (2.08%) MCP
14 87 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
15 69 (1.56%) CCIE
16 65 (1.47%) CCA
17 56 (1.27%) DV Cleared
18 49 (1.11%) VCP5
19 48 (1.09%) RHCE
20 27 (0.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (6.57%) SLA
2 129 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (1.18%) QA
4 51 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.29%) COBIT
8 11 (0.25%) SAS 70
9 9 (0.20%) SSAE 16
10 8 (0.18%) DICOM
11 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.091%) 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 1928 (43.66%) Active Directory
2 1828 (41.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 934 (21.15%) Hyper-V
4 723 (16.37%) vSphere
5 569 (12.88%) XenApp
6 331 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 265 (6.00%) NFS
8 248 (5.62%) XenDesktop
9 244 (5.53%) VMware ESX
10 144 (3.26%) XenServer
11 111 (2.51%) vCloud
12 101 (2.29%) Terminal Services
13 98 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 85 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
15 67 (1.52%) Xen
16 61 (1.38%) VMware Server
17 59 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 57 (1.29%) Docker
19 49 (1.11%) Firmware
20 43 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 407 (9.22%) SCCM
2 310 (7.02%) Puppet
3 273 (6.18%) SCOM
4 232 (5.25%) Backup Exec
5 215 (4.87%) NetBackup
6 170 (3.85%) Nagios
7 133 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
8 113 (2.56%) WSUS
9 75 (1.70%) Ansible
10 71 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 50 (1.13%) OpenAM
12 49 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
13 48 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 48 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 46 (1.04%) SCVMM
15 44 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
16 42 (0.95%) vMotion
17 38 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
18 37 (0.84%) Tivoli
19 36 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2926 (66.26%) VMware
2 1965 (44.50%) Microsoft
3 1632 (36.96%) Cisco
4 1183 (26.79%) Citrix
5 1076 (24.37%) HP
6 731 (16.55%) NetApp
7 603 (13.65%) Oracle
8 565 (12.79%) EMC
9 541 (12.25%) Red Hat
10 429 (9.71%) Dell
11 374 (8.47%) IBM
12 319 (7.22%) Veeam
13 295 (6.68%) Symantec
14 229 (5.19%) 3PAR
15 177 (4.01%) SolarWinds
16 165 (3.74%) CheckPoint
17 137 (3.10%) Juniper
18 132 (2.99%) Veritas
19 126 (2.85%) Sun
20 124 (2.81%) Brocade
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
CHM Recruit
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ayrshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + (Up to £27k OTE)
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-50,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Yorkshire Water
Salary: up to £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus 50% Bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £41000 - £47000 per annum + 60K package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE
Posted: 2 days ago