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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 147 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2265 2983 2570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.23% 2.80% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 15.44% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1891 2483 2122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%

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
17295 19322 17834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.14% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14387 15668 13992
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -42 2101 £45,000 - 232
London -85 741 £52,500 +5.00% 79
South East +3 569 £44,571 +3.65% 48
East of England -7 200 £42,500 -1.16% 16
Hampshire +56 178 £42,500 +19.71% 4
Yorkshire -46 152 £40,000 +9.89% 27
Surrey +21 132 £45,000 - 14
South West +11 131 £32,500 -19.25% 16
Berkshire -31 115 £46,000 +2.22% 14
North West -16 110 £37,000 -7.50% 13
East Midlands +2 100 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Hertfordshire +13 98 £42,500 -16.66% 6
West Midlands -32 97 £41,000 +9.33% 18
West Yorkshire -42 94 £41,000 +17.14% 14
City of London -76 92 £52,500 -4.54% 25
Leeds -38 77 £41,000 +12.32% 11
Reading -12 66 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Scotland +14 65 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Manchester -8 59 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Northamptonshire +5 57 £39,000 +0.64% 4
Northampton +5 53 £38,000 -5.00% 3
South Wales +11 51 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Wales +10 51 £37,500 -2.59% 6
Southampton +30 48 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Glasgow +8 45 £38,500 -7.22% 9
Essex -29 39 £45,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +35 38 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 38 £44,000 +7.31% 5
Cambridgeshire +25 31 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Hemel Hempstead +19 31 £42,500 +36.00% 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3208 (72.68%) Windows
2 3027 (68.58%) VMware
3 2046 (46.35%) Active Directory
4 2010 (45.54%) Windows Server
5 1983 (44.93%) Microsoft
6 1939 (43.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1510 (34.21%) Cisco
8 1470 (33.30%) Linux
9 1353 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 1329 (30.11%) MS Exchange
11 1181 (26.76%) Firewall
12 1144 (25.92%) Citrix
13 1142 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 1121 (25.40%) SQL Server
15 1054 (23.88%) HP
16 1031 (23.36%) ITIL
17 972 (22.02%) DNS
18 942 (21.34%) NAS
19 922 (20.89%) Hyper-V
20 915 (20.73%) Data Centre
21 882 (19.98%) NetApp
22 844 (19.12%) MS Excel
23 817 (18.51%) Finance
24 812 (18.40%) WAN
25 800 (18.12%) SQL
26 762 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
27 756 (17.13%) LAN
28 738 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
29 710 (16.09%) vSphere
30 664 (15.04%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1329 (30.11%) MS Exchange
2 738 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 454 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 433 (9.81%) IIS
5 368 (8.34%) SharePoint
6 301 (6.82%) Skype for Business
7 280 (6.34%) Apache
8 248 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 180 (4.08%) Tomcat
10 92 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 91 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 79 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 57 (1.29%) OpenStack
14 49 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 45 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
16 37 (0.84%) JBoss
16 37 (0.84%) WebLogic
17 32 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
18 23 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 20 (0.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 844 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 235 (5.32%) MS Office
3 30 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.52%) MS Project
5 17 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.023%) Maya
Business Applications
1 26 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (0.36%) Faxination
7 14 (0.32%) RMDS
8 11 (0.25%) ION MarketView
9 10 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.23%) MultiFonds
9 10 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.23%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
10 8 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 7 (0.16%) Magento
11 7 (0.16%) Maximo
12 6 (0.14%) assyst
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.11%) Line 500
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 395 (8.95%) Office 365
2 261 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 239 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (2.15%) IaaS
5 72 (1.63%) SaaS
6 61 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 59 (1.34%) PaaS
8 43 (0.97%) Mimecast
9 32 (0.72%) Google Apps
10 24 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
15 13 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
17 7 (0.16%) Route 53
18 5 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 2 (0.045%) AWS CloudTrail
19 2 (0.045%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1181 (26.76%) Firewall
2 972 (22.02%) DNS
3 942 (21.34%) NAS
4 812 (18.40%) WAN
5 756 (17.13%) LAN
6 653 (14.79%) DHCP
7 600 (13.59%) TCP/IP
8 522 (11.83%) VPN
9 417 (9.45%) iSCSI
10 316 (7.16%) VoIP
11 296 (6.71%) VLAN
12 267 (6.05%) Fibre Channel
13 235 (5.32%) Internet
14 201 (4.55%) Network Security
15 196 (4.44%) Wireless
16 190 (4.30%) SSL
17 157 (3.56%) Cisco ASA
18 118 (2.67%) MPLS
19 117 (2.65%) LDAP
20 102 (2.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1121 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 307 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 293 (6.64%) MySQL
4 199 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 153 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 111 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 89 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 74 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 67 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 52 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 39 (0.88%) Big Data
13 37 (0.84%) DTS
14 36 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
15 33 (0.75%) DB2
16 31 (0.70%) MongoDB
17 30 (0.68%) Hadoop
18 26 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (0.86%) JIRA
2 29 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 25 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.41%) Subversion
5 17 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.29%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.25%) Hudson
8 7 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (0.14%) ERwin
9 6 (0.14%) GDB
9 6 (0.14%) git-flow
9 6 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.11%) MSI
11 4 (0.091%) Maven
11 4 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.091%) ProC
12 3 (0.068%) Ant
12 3 (0.068%) AQtime
12 3 (0.068%) WebLOAD
12 3 (0.068%) YourKit
General
1 817 (18.51%) Finance
2 205 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 156 (3.53%) Banking
4 126 (2.85%) Retail
5 102 (2.31%) Legal
6 92 (2.08%) Law
7 73 (1.65%) Marketing
8 68 (1.54%) Advertising
9 55 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 50 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 39 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 33 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.52%) Private Banking
14 22 (0.50%) Electronics
15 20 (0.45%) Games
16 15 (0.34%) Back Office
17 12 (0.27%) Billing
17 12 (0.27%) Local Government
18 8 (0.18%) Publishing
19 7 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 817 (18.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 509 (11.53%) Administrator
3 480 (10.87%) Analyst
4 425 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 372 (8.43%) Systems Administrator
6 358 (8.11%) Architect
7 324 (7.34%) Consultant
8 305 (6.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 288 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
10 259 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
11 244 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
12 232 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
13 231 (5.23%) IT Engineer
14 219 (4.96%) Network Engineer
15 199 (4.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 186 (4.21%) Storage Engineer
17 185 (4.19%) Support Analyst
18 184 (4.17%) IT Manager
19 180 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
20 178 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (2.74%) .NET
2 108 (2.45%) Middleware
3 94 (2.13%) Web Services
4 88 (1.99%) LAMP
5 54 (1.22%) HTML
6 39 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 36 (0.82%) CSS
8 31 (0.70%) XML
9 28 (0.63%) J2EE
10 26 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
12 23 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
13 17 (0.39%) COM
14 16 (0.36%) ASP.NET
15 15 (0.34%) jQuery
15 15 (0.34%) REST
15 15 (0.34%) XSLT
16 14 (0.32%) Rendezvous
16 14 (0.32%) Ultra Messaging
17 12 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 915 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 553 (12.53%) Clustering
3 422 (9.56%) Replication
4 278 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 176 (3.99%) EMC VNX
6 152 (3.44%) EqualLogic
7 136 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 120 (2.72%) Computer Science
9 100 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 90 (2.04%) Blackberry
11 86 (1.95%) EMC VMAX
12 85 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
13 74 (1.68%) PKI
14 64 (1.45%) Private Cloud
15 62 (1.40%) CLARiiON
15 62 (1.40%) Fat Client
15 62 (1.40%) Thin Client
16 59 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
17 55 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
18 52 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3208 (72.68%) Windows
2 2010 (45.54%) Windows Server
3 1470 (33.30%) Linux
4 1353 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1142 (25.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 657 (14.88%) Unix
7 516 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 333 (7.54%) Windows 7
9 327 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 243 (5.51%) Solaris
11 179 (4.06%) Windows 8
12 141 (3.19%) CentOS
13 109 (2.47%) AIX
14 91 (2.06%) Windows XP
15 62 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
16 59 (1.34%) Ubuntu
17 52 (1.18%) SUSE
18 51 (1.16%) Mac OS X
19 46 (1.04%) HPUX
20 45 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1031 (23.36%) ITIL
2 504 (11.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 444 (10.06%) High Availability
4 308 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 308 (6.98%) Project Management
5 283 (6.41%) Change Management
6 253 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
7 242 (5.48%) Mentoring
8 237 (5.37%) Migration
9 236 (5.35%) Service Delivery
10 230 (5.21%) Presales
11 224 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
12 199 (4.51%) Service Management
13 198 (4.49%) PRINCE2
14 181 (4.10%) Business Continuity
15 179 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
16 176 (3.99%) Problem Management
17 161 (3.65%) Change Control
18 146 (3.31%) Configuration Management
19 138 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 800 (18.12%) SQL
2 469 (10.63%) PowerShell
3 174 (3.94%) Bash Shell
4 159 (3.60%) Perl
5 143 (3.24%) C
6 133 (3.01%) Java
7 107 (2.42%) Shell Script
8 81 (1.84%) VBScript
9 79 (1.79%) Python
10 74 (1.68%) JavaScript
11 56 (1.27%) PHP
12 50 (1.13%) T-SQL
13 40 (0.91%) C#
14 35 (0.79%) Ruby
15 32 (0.72%) VB
16 21 (0.48%) AWK
17 16 (0.36%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.36%) sed
18 15 (0.34%) C++
18 15 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 762 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 568 (12.87%) MCSE
3 514 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
4 421 (9.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 394 (8.93%) CCNA
6 382 (8.65%) Degree
7 291 (6.59%) MCSA
8 237 (5.37%) MCITP
9 229 (5.19%) Security Cleared
10 179 (4.06%) CCNP
11 142 (3.22%) MCP
12 118 (2.67%) SC Cleared
13 97 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
14 73 (1.65%) CCA
15 66 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
16 61 (1.38%) DV Cleared
17 60 (1.36%) CCIE
18 55 (1.25%) VCP5
19 39 (0.88%) CISSP
20 38 (0.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (6.14%) SLA
2 134 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.77%) QA
5 26 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (0.54%) COBIT
7 17 (0.39%) SSAE 16
8 12 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 11 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.20%) ISO22301
11 7 (0.16%) SAS 70
12 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.068%) BS7799
15 1 (0.023%) DICOM
15 1 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.023%) ISO 14000
15 1 (0.023%) RMADS
System Software
1 2046 (46.35%) Active Directory
2 1939 (43.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 922 (20.89%) Hyper-V
4 710 (16.09%) vSphere
5 473 (10.72%) XenApp
6 320 (7.25%) VMware ESX
7 255 (5.78%) VMware ESXi
8 200 (4.53%) NFS
9 173 (3.92%) XenDesktop
10 124 (2.81%) vCloud
11 118 (2.67%) XenServer
12 108 (2.45%) Terminal Services
13 65 (1.47%) Xen
14 63 (1.43%) Firmware
15 59 (1.34%) SRDF
15 59 (1.34%) VMware Server
16 55 (1.25%) DFS Replication
16 55 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
17 54 (1.22%) KVM
17 54 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 424 (9.61%) SCCM
2 300 (6.80%) SCOM
3 196 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 182 (4.12%) NetBackup
5 160 (3.62%) Puppet
6 148 (3.35%) WSUS
7 116 (2.63%) Nagios
8 97 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
9 67 (1.52%) Tivoli
10 63 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 59 (1.34%) Hyperic
12 58 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 57 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
14 53 (1.20%) vMotion
15 51 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 44 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
17 41 (0.93%) EMC VPLEX
17 41 (0.93%) SCVMM
18 40 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
18 40 (0.91%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3027 (68.58%) VMware
2 1983 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 1510 (34.21%) Cisco
4 1144 (25.92%) Citrix
5 1054 (23.88%) HP
6 882 (19.98%) NetApp
7 664 (15.04%) EMC
8 573 (12.98%) Oracle
9 440 (9.97%) Dell
10 414 (9.38%) Red Hat
11 407 (9.22%) IBM
12 352 (7.97%) Symantec
13 268 (6.07%) Veeam
14 206 (4.67%) CheckPoint
15 202 (4.58%) Juniper
16 185 (4.19%) Brocade
17 183 (4.15%) SolarWinds
18 180 (4.08%) 3PAR
19 150 (3.40%) CommVault
20 110 (2.49%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£30,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £+car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recann
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago