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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 104 117 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2967 2647 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.77% 2.51% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.40% 14.82% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2499 2164 2726
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 2815 £45,000 - 336
London +31 1207 £52,500 - 141
South East 0 614 £42,500 -5.55% 67
City of London +32 308 £55,000 - 36
Yorkshire +15 258 £36,400 -9.00% 25
East of England +14 221 £42,500 +1.19% 17
Berkshire -4 182 £45,000 - 15
West Yorkshire +5 168 £35,661 -10.84% 17
North West +22 164 £40,000 - 26
Surrey -25 125 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Midlands -18 117 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Leeds -19 117 £37,500 -14.77% 16
East Midlands +31 114 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Hampshire +34 108 £35,000 -12.50% 13
South West -23 108 £40,000 - 24
Manchester +18 96 £35,000 - 15
Reading -23 94 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Hertfordshire +21 76 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Essex +9 74 £42,500 -11.45% 4
South Yorkshire +21 56 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Scotland +11 52 £40,500 -4.70% 13
Oxfordshire +6 49 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Northamptonshire +13 46 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Cheshire +10 46 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Wales -41 43 £40,000 -6.97% 2
West Sussex +16 40 £42,500 +12.58% 1
Sheffield +7 40 £36,800 -13.41% 1
Northampton +12 39 £40,000 -18.36% 4
Birmingham -34 38 £34,500 -31.00% 7
Kent +13 37 £43,250 -8.94% 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4272 (70.33%) Windows
2 4044 (66.58%) VMware
3 2698 (44.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2589 (42.62%) Microsoft
5 2570 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 2134 (35.13%) Cisco
7 1886 (31.05%) Linux
8 1792 (29.50%) MS Exchange
9 1774 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1761 (28.99%) Firewall
11 1741 (28.66%) Citrix
12 1663 (27.38%) HP
13 1493 (24.58%) SQL Server
14 1324 (21.80%) MS Excel
15 1290 (21.24%) NAS
16 1263 (20.79%) DNS
17 1234 (20.32%) SQL
18 1222 (20.12%) WAN
19 1212 (19.95%) Hyper-V
20 1196 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
21 1190 (19.59%) ITIL
22 1131 (18.62%) LAN
23 1121 (18.46%) NetApp
24 1091 (17.96%) EMC
25 1087 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
26 1020 (16.79%) Finance
27 1017 (16.74%) vSphere
28 1012 (16.66%) Microsoft Certification
29 990 (16.30%) TCP/IP
30 925 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1792 (29.50%) MS Exchange
2 925 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 585 (9.63%) SharePoint
4 567 (9.33%) IIS
5 520 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 474 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 425 (7.00%) Apache
8 408 (6.72%) Lync
9 320 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 262 (4.31%) Tomcat
11 191 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 148 (2.44%) WebSphere
13 97 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 71 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
15 63 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 63 (1.04%) JBoss
16 62 (1.02%) WebLogic
17 61 (1.00%) OpenStack
18 58 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
19 53 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1324 (21.80%) MS Excel
2 437 (7.19%) MS Office
3 63 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.38%) MS Project
6 12 (0.20%) SPSS
7 10 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.099%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.049%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.016%) Revit
10 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 77 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
3 39 (0.64%) RMDS
4 14 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.099%) Oracle Utilities
10 6 (0.099%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.049%) Maximo
12 3 (0.049%) Sophis RISQUE
12 3 (0.049%) CODA-Financials
12 3 (0.049%) Adaptiv
13 2 (0.033%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 263 (4.33%) Office 365
2 173 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (1.75%) SaaS
4 102 (1.68%) IaaS
5 86 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
7 60 (0.99%) PaaS
8 28 (0.46%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.13%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.049%) Heroku
10 3 (0.049%) GitHub
10 3 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.033%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.033%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.033%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1761 (28.99%) Firewall
2 1290 (21.24%) NAS
3 1263 (20.79%) DNS
4 1222 (20.12%) WAN
5 1131 (18.62%) LAN
6 990 (16.30%) TCP/IP
7 873 (14.37%) DHCP
8 707 (11.64%) VPN
9 568 (9.35%) iSCSI
10 506 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
11 353 (5.81%) VLAN
12 351 (5.78%) Wireless
13 333 (5.48%) VoIP
14 314 (5.17%) Internet
15 269 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
16 206 (3.39%) Network Security
17 195 (3.21%) LDAP
18 192 (3.16%) MPLS
19 190 (3.13%) NetScaler
20 176 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1493 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 385 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 352 (5.80%) MySQL
4 282 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 188 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 177 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 119 (1.96%) DB2
8 89 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 86 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 74 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 67 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 67 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 64 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 58 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
15 47 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
16 46 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 39 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 78 (1.28%) Subversion
2 76 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 64 (1.05%) JIRA
4 48 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 28 (0.46%) Maven
6 27 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 27 (0.44%) Eclipse
7 25 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.30%) YourKit
10 11 (0.18%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.082%) RequisitePro
12 5 (0.082%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.082%) Hudson
13 3 (0.049%) Toad
13 3 (0.049%) MSI
14 2 (0.033%) ProC
14 2 (0.033%) Ant
15 1 (0.016%) Bugzilla
General
1 1020 (16.79%) Finance
2 209 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 206 (3.39%) Banking
4 125 (2.06%) Retail
5 117 (1.93%) Advertising
6 111 (1.83%) Law
7 103 (1.70%) Legal
8 62 (1.02%) Marketing
9 55 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 53 (0.87%) Back Office
11 50 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.66%) Games
13 39 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.58%) German Language
15 33 (0.54%) Electronics
16 25 (0.41%) French Language
17 24 (0.40%) Publishing
18 22 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 17 (0.28%) Aerospace
20 14 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 918 (15.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 709 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 617 (10.16%) Administrator
4 612 (10.08%) Analyst
5 598 (9.85%) Architect
6 475 (7.82%) Consultant
7 453 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
8 427 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 389 (6.40%) Systems Engineer
10 313 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
11 298 (4.91%) Network Engineer
12 251 (4.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 250 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 234 (3.85%) Server Engineer
15 232 (3.82%) Support Analyst
16 220 (3.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 214 (3.52%) Storage Engineer
18 201 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
19 195 (3.21%) Technical Support
20 177 (2.91%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (2.67%) Middleware
2 154 (2.54%) .NET
3 147 (2.42%) Web Services
4 99 (1.63%) HTML
5 93 (1.53%) XML
6 55 (0.91%) LAMP
7 51 (0.84%) CSS
8 43 (0.71%) J2EE
8 43 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 39 (0.64%) Rendezvous
9 39 (0.64%) XSLT
10 34 (0.56%) Hibernate
11 32 (0.53%) jQuery
12 31 (0.51%) JSON
13 30 (0.49%) Spring
14 29 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (0.48%) Spring Integration
14 29 (0.48%) Lucene
15 27 (0.44%) Flash
16 21 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 710 (11.69%) Clustering
2 462 (7.61%) Replication
3 431 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 218 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 196 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 146 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 114 (1.88%) EqualLogic
8 111 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 101 (1.66%) Open Source
10 89 (1.47%) Fat Client
10 89 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 88 (1.45%) CLARiiON
12 79 (1.30%) Mainframe
13 67 (1.10%) CMDB
14 65 (1.07%) PKI
15 63 (1.04%) Hedge funds
16 56 (0.92%) FlexPod
17 43 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
18 35 (0.58%) Client/Server
19 34 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4272 (70.33%) Windows
2 1886 (31.05%) Linux
3 1774 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 1196 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1087 (17.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 803 (13.22%) UNIX
7 595 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 543 (8.94%) Solaris
9 423 (6.96%) Windows 7
10 260 (4.28%) Windows XP
11 255 (4.20%) Windows 8
12 249 (4.10%) AIX
13 225 (3.70%) CentOS
14 132 (2.17%) HPUX
15 122 (2.01%) SUSE
16 82 (1.35%) Ubuntu
17 79 (1.30%) Mac OS X
18 75 (1.23%) Android
19 66 (1.09%) Debian
20 53 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1190 (19.59%) ITIL
2 673 (11.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 495 (8.15%) Project Management
4 391 (6.44%) Load Balancing
5 359 (5.91%) Migration
6 358 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
7 336 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
8 301 (4.96%) Change Management
9 297 (4.89%) Service Delivery
10 279 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
11 276 (4.54%) Business Continuity
12 228 (3.75%) Mentoring
13 203 (3.34%) Service Management
14 200 (3.29%) PRINCE2
15 198 (3.26%) Problem Management
16 192 (3.16%) Configuration Management
17 168 (2.77%) Capacity Management
18 158 (2.60%) Change Control
18 158 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
19 137 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1234 (20.32%) SQL
2 554 (9.12%) PowerShell
3 368 (6.06%) Perl
4 260 (4.28%) Bash Shell
5 245 (4.03%) Java
6 227 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 183 (3.01%) Python
8 103 (1.70%) VBScript
9 102 (1.68%) JavaScript
10 95 (1.56%) PHP
11 83 (1.37%) Ruby
12 77 (1.27%) C
13 58 (0.95%) VB
14 42 (0.69%) C#
15 39 (0.64%) T-SQL
16 35 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 28 (0.46%) Bourne shell
18 27 (0.44%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.30%) C++
20 17 (0.28%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1012 (16.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 781 (12.86%) MCSE
3 692 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
4 574 (9.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 552 (9.09%) Degree
6 510 (8.40%) CCNA
7 385 (6.34%) MCSA
8 325 (5.35%) MCITP
9 289 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
10 271 (4.46%) Security Cleared
11 254 (4.18%) CCNP
12 248 (4.08%) CCA
13 227 (3.74%) MCP
14 211 (3.47%) SC Cleared
15 121 (1.99%) VCP4
16 89 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
17 72 (1.19%) VCP5
18 70 (1.15%) NCDA
19 66 (1.09%) MCTS
20 60 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (6.54%) SLA
2 125 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 46 (0.76%) QA
5 29 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.25%) COBIT
8 4 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2698 (44.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2570 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 1212 (19.95%) Hyper-V
4 1017 (16.74%) vSphere
5 719 (11.84%) XenApp
6 426 (7.01%) VMware ESXi
7 408 (6.72%) VMware ESX
8 399 (6.57%) XenDesktop
9 278 (4.58%) XenServer
10 271 (4.46%) NFS
11 174 (2.86%) Terminal Services
12 126 (2.07%) vCloud
13 120 (1.98%) VMware Server
14 110 (1.81%) Xen
15 109 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 108 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
17 98 (1.61%) SRDF
18 77 (1.27%) KVM
19 68 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 67 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 581 (9.57%) SCCM
2 470 (7.74%) SCOM
3 307 (5.05%) Backup Exec
4 277 (4.56%) NetBackup
5 274 (4.51%) Nagios
6 230 (3.79%) Puppet
7 142 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 129 (2.12%) WSUS
9 120 (1.98%) SCVMM
10 117 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 107 (1.76%) Tivoli
12 91 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
13 72 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 68 (1.12%) OpenView
15 67 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 60 (0.99%) Opsview
17 54 (0.89%) ZABBIX
18 53 (0.87%) XenMobile
19 52 (0.86%) SCOrch
20 51 (0.84%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4044 (66.58%) VMware
2 2589 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 2134 (35.13%) Cisco
4 1741 (28.66%) Citrix
5 1663 (27.38%) HP
6 1121 (18.46%) NetApp
7 1091 (17.96%) EMC
8 794 (13.07%) Oracle
9 694 (11.43%) Red Hat
10 616 (10.14%) Symantec
11 587 (9.66%) IBM
12 558 (9.19%) Dell
13 421 (6.93%) Juniper
14 329 (5.42%) Brocade
15 321 (5.28%) Veeam
16 265 (4.36%) CheckPoint
17 250 (4.12%) CommVault
17 250 (4.12%) 3PAR
18 226 (3.72%) Veritas
19 181 (2.98%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: 23-40k
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
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