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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2886 2847 3538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.61% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 14.76% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 2420 3022
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 -8 2716 £45,000 - 279
London +7 1110 £50,000 - 98
South East -12 614 £42,500 +6.25% 68
City of London +38 304 £55,000 +10.00% 44
Surrey +24 238 £45,000 +4.65% 18
Yorkshire +1 231 £40,000 +6.66% 22
North West +62 220 £42,500 +13.33% 26
East of England -24 194 £45,000 - 21
West Yorkshire -6 164 £40,000 +5.26% 15
South West -11 155 £38,000 +1.33% 19
Berkshire -15 144 £41,250 +3.12% 12
Leeds -10 133 £41,000 +24.24% 13
West Midlands -40 91 £37,500 - 14
Hampshire -31 85 £42,000 +12.00% 15
Manchester +19 82 £33,500 -16.25% 15
Reading -20 78 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Bedfordshire +12 77 £35,000 -26.31% 10
East Midlands -27 69 £37,500 -5.66% 10
Cheshire +36 68 £35,000 -14.11% 4
Scotland -21 63 £39,000 -8.23% 9
Wales +12 59 £35,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -9 55 £50,000 +14.94% 3
South Wales +5 54 £35,000 - 8
Merseyside +36 53 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -9 53 £33,000 -22.80% 6
Liverpool +33 48 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Dorset +5 45 £37,500 - 3
Bedford +16 40 £33,500 -30.92% 7
Bournemouth +9 38 £33,000 -8.96% 1
Abingdon +15 36 £33,000 -17.50% 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4130 (68.17%) Windows
2 3832 (63.26%) VMware
3 2543 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2415 (39.86%) Active Directory
5 2352 (38.82%) Microsoft
6 1902 (31.40%) Linux
7 1846 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1785 (29.47%) Cisco
9 1723 (28.44%) MS Exchange
10 1711 (28.24%) HP
11 1634 (26.97%) Citrix
12 1606 (26.51%) Firewall
13 1454 (24.00%) SQL Server
14 1450 (23.94%) SQL
15 1442 (23.80%) NAS
16 1440 (23.77%) ITIL
17 1352 (22.32%) DNS
18 1208 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
19 1194 (19.71%) MS Excel
20 1175 (19.40%) NetApp
21 1169 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
22 1095 (18.08%) EMC
23 1056 (17.43%) Hyper-V
24 1035 (17.08%) Finance
25 1022 (16.87%) LAN
26 1015 (16.75%) WAN
27 977 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
28 972 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
28 972 (16.04%) TCP/IP
29 954 (15.75%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1723 (28.44%) MS Exchange
2 972 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 652 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 586 (9.67%) IIS
5 546 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 405 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 358 (5.91%) Lync
8 344 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 324 (5.35%) Apache
10 271 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 226 (3.73%) Tomcat
12 116 (1.91%) WebLogic
13 113 (1.87%) WebSphere
14 87 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
15 82 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
16 80 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
17 56 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
18 54 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
19 44 (0.73%) OpenStack
20 38 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1194 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 299 (4.94%) MS Office
3 32 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.28%) MS Project
6 10 (0.17%) FastStats
7 8 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.050%) Maya
8 3 (0.050%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.033%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 57 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 38 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.26%) RMDS
6 15 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
7 13 (0.21%) Magento
7 13 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.18%) assyst
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.066%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.066%) RiskWrite
12 4 (0.066%) SunGard AvantGard
12 4 (0.066%) AWD
12 4 (0.066%) Compiere
Cloud Services
1 216 (3.57%) Office 365
2 162 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 102 (1.68%) SaaS
5 97 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 79 (1.30%) IaaS
7 22 (0.36%) PaaS
8 19 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.30%) Google Apps
10 16 (0.26%) Joyent
11 15 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.066%) Route 53
14 3 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1606 (26.51%) Firewall
2 1442 (23.80%) NAS
3 1352 (22.32%) DNS
4 1022 (16.87%) LAN
5 1015 (16.75%) WAN
6 972 (16.04%) TCP/IP
7 880 (14.53%) DHCP
8 666 (10.99%) VPN
9 451 (7.44%) iSCSI
10 368 (6.07%) Internet
11 331 (5.46%) VLAN
12 329 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
13 254 (4.19%) VoIP
14 250 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
15 241 (3.98%) HTTP
15 241 (3.98%) Wireless
16 179 (2.95%) LDAP
17 165 (2.72%) SMTP
18 163 (2.69%) SSL
19 153 (2.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1454 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 398 (6.57%) MySQL
3 387 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 256 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 244 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 162 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 132 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 124 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 120 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 102 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 94 (1.55%) Hadoop
12 86 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 73 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
14 72 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
15 67 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 61 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
18 59 (0.97%) NoSQL
19 53 (0.87%) MongoDB
19 53 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 91 (1.50%) Subversion
2 69 (1.14%) JIRA
3 64 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 58 (0.96%) Maven
5 55 (0.91%) YourKit
6 42 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 28 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 22 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 18 (0.30%) WebLOAD
11 17 (0.28%) AQtime
12 16 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 11 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
16 9 (0.15%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
17 7 (0.12%) Hudson
18 6 (0.099%) Oracle Forms
19 5 (0.083%) Ant
General
1 1035 (17.08%) Finance
2 277 (4.57%) Banking
3 138 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 136 (2.24%) Law
5 122 (2.01%) Legal
6 97 (1.60%) Retail
7 96 (1.58%) Advertising
8 93 (1.54%) Marketing
9 77 (1.27%) Back Office
10 59 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 56 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 42 (0.69%) French Language
12 42 (0.69%) Games
13 41 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 36 (0.59%) German Language
15 34 (0.56%) Publishing
16 30 (0.50%) International Banking
17 29 (0.48%) Spanish Language
18 23 (0.38%) Russian Language
19 19 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 741 (12.23%) Administrator
2 718 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 613 (10.12%) Analyst
4 606 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 505 (8.34%) Architect
6 462 (7.63%) Consultant
7 430 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
8 359 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 331 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
10 268 (4.42%) DBA
11 233 (3.85%) Support Analyst
12 223 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
13 221 (3.65%) Network Engineer
13 221 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
14 203 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 187 (3.09%) Server Engineer
16 169 (2.79%) Team Leader
17 168 (2.77%) Technical Support
18 156 (2.58%) Storage Engineer
19 149 (2.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (2.54%) Web Services
2 139 (2.29%) .NET
3 137 (2.26%) Middleware
4 115 (1.90%) J2EE
5 105 (1.73%) HTML
6 103 (1.70%) XML
7 87 (1.44%) CSS
8 70 (1.16%) LAMP
9 63 (1.04%) jQuery
10 58 (0.96%) Spring
10 58 (0.96%) Spring MVC
10 58 (0.96%) Hibernate
11 56 (0.92%) Lucene
11 56 (0.92%) Spring Integration
12 43 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
13 39 (0.64%) JSON
14 37 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
14 37 (0.61%) COM
15 29 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
15 29 (0.48%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 786 (12.97%) Clustering
2 557 (9.19%) Replication
3 253 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 219 (3.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 184 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 170 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 147 (2.43%) CLARiiON
8 140 (2.31%) EqualLogic
9 101 (1.67%) Firmware
10 96 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 85 (1.40%) Open Source
12 72 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
13 69 (1.14%) Fat Client
13 69 (1.14%) Thin Client
14 60 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 46 (0.76%) SecurID
16 44 (0.73%) EMC Centera
17 38 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
18 34 (0.56%) Symmetrix
19 31 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4130 (68.17%) Windows
2 1902 (31.40%) Linux
3 1846 (30.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1208 (19.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 977 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 954 (15.75%) UNIX
7 506 (8.35%) Solaris
7 506 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 389 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 225 (3.71%) AIX
10 208 (3.43%) Windows XP
11 187 (3.09%) HPUX
12 164 (2.71%) CentOS
13 121 (2.00%) Windows 8
14 117 (1.93%) SUSE
15 82 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
16 74 (1.22%) Android
17 69 (1.14%) Ubuntu
18 64 (1.06%) Debian
19 56 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1440 (23.77%) ITIL
2 636 (10.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 502 (8.29%) Project Management
4 460 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
5 396 (6.54%) Load Balancing
6 390 (6.44%) Change Management
7 368 (6.07%) Migration
8 292 (4.82%) Problem Management
9 277 (4.57%) Service Management
10 275 (4.54%) Service Delivery
11 269 (4.44%) PRINCE2
12 263 (4.34%) Business Continuity
13 251 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
14 213 (3.52%) Change Control
15 180 (2.97%) Capacity Management
16 167 (2.76%) Configuration Management
17 157 (2.59%) E-Commerce
18 146 (2.41%) Asset Management
19 138 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
20 131 (2.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1450 (23.94%) SQL
2 503 (8.30%) PowerShell
3 370 (6.11%) Perl
4 290 (4.79%) Shell Script
5 281 (4.64%) Java
6 258 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 172 (2.84%) Python
8 115 (1.90%) C
9 114 (1.88%) Ruby
10 104 (1.72%) JavaScript
11 98 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 92 (1.52%) PHP
13 79 (1.30%) C++
14 69 (1.14%) VBScript
15 64 (1.06%) C#
15 64 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 58 (0.96%) VB
17 33 (0.54%) Korn
18 23 (0.38%) Bourne shell
19 22 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1169 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 900 (14.86%) MCSE
3 600 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
4 544 (8.98%) Degree
5 509 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 498 (8.22%) CCNA
7 483 (7.97%) MCITP
8 445 (7.35%) MCSA
9 293 (4.84%) Security Cleared
10 255 (4.21%) CCNP
11 216 (3.57%) MCTS
12 203 (3.35%) SC Cleared
13 201 (3.32%) MCP
14 155 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
15 137 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
16 104 (1.72%) CCA
17 89 (1.47%) VCP5
18 85 (1.40%) DV Cleared
19 69 (1.14%) NCDA
20 68 (1.12%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (6.75%) SLA
2 106 (1.75%) QA
3 99 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 37 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.23%) COBIT
8 4 (0.066%) BS7799
8 4 (0.066%) JTAG
9 3 (0.050%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.017%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.017%) HL7
10 1 (0.017%) DICOM
10 1 (0.017%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2543 (41.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2415 (39.86%) Active Directory
3 1056 (17.43%) Hyper-V
4 911 (15.04%) vSphere
5 678 (11.19%) VMware ESX
6 649 (10.71%) XenApp
7 384 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
8 358 (5.91%) XenDesktop
9 273 (4.51%) XenServer
10 229 (3.78%) NFS
11 157 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
12 103 (1.70%) vCloud
13 96 (1.58%) Terminal Services
14 95 (1.57%) KVM
15 88 (1.45%) VMware Server
16 85 (1.40%) SRDF
17 83 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
18 77 (1.27%) Xen
19 73 (1.21%) ISA Server
20 70 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 494 (8.15%) SCCM
2 391 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 383 (6.32%) NetBackup
4 382 (6.31%) SCOM
5 267 (4.41%) Puppet
6 177 (2.92%) Nagios
7 166 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 157 (2.59%) WSUS
9 142 (2.34%) Data Guard
10 129 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
11 114 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 87 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 78 (1.29%) Tivoli
14 70 (1.16%) OpenView
15 61 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
16 58 (0.96%) HP SIM
17 56 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
18 53 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
19 51 (0.84%) Legato
20 44 (0.73%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3832 (63.26%) VMware
2 2352 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 1785 (29.47%) Cisco
4 1711 (28.24%) HP
5 1634 (26.97%) Citrix
6 1175 (19.40%) NetApp
7 1095 (18.08%) EMC
8 944 (15.58%) Oracle
9 661 (10.91%) Red Hat
10 637 (10.52%) Symantec
11 542 (8.95%) Dell
12 489 (8.07%) IBM
13 357 (5.89%) Juniper
14 317 (5.23%) Brocade
15 263 (4.34%) Veeam
16 234 (3.86%) Veritas
17 202 (3.33%) Sun
18 182 (3.00%) CheckPoint
19 170 (2.81%) 3PAR
20 163 (2.69%) JBoss
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