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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 122 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2587 2939 2953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.36% 2.50% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.91% 14.42% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 2470 2548
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
18593 20377 20566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.32% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15168 16278 16704
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -12 2421 £45,000 - 277
London -6 918 £50,000 -1.96% 86
South East -7 571 £44,000 +3.52% 64
East of England +10 226 £40,000 -4.76% 15
Yorkshire -12 197 £40,000 - 31
South West -4 179 £37,500 -6.25% 25
City of London -18 177 £52,500 -4.54% 25
North West -8 152 £42,500 +1.49% 28
Hampshire +39 142 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Surrey -32 140 £38,500 -18.94% 13
West Yorkshire -13 131 £42,500 - 21
West Midlands -37 110 £37,500 - 20
Berkshire -21 109 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Leeds -16 94 £40,000 -5.88% 18
East Midlands +7 87 £50,000 +28.20% 4
Manchester +25 84 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Hertfordshire +7 79 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Northamptonshire +20 59 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Birmingham -18 58 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Cambridgeshire +39 56 £38,750 +4.72% 3
Reading -19 56 £40,750 +10.13% 6
Scotland +4 55 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Northampton +15 47 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Farnborough +9 47 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Dorset +19 45 £35,000 +16.66% 4
West Sussex -3 44 £45,000 +39.53% 2
Essex +17 43 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton +33 41 £46,250 +7.87% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 38 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Gloucestershire +5 37 £39,000 -15.21% 4

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4088 (71.69%) Windows
2 3729 (65.40%) VMware
3 2480 (43.49%) Active Directory
4 2471 (43.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2461 (43.16%) Microsoft
6 2086 (36.58%) Cisco
7 1918 (33.64%) Linux
8 1796 (31.50%) MS Exchange
9 1680 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1638 (28.73%) HP
11 1524 (26.73%) Citrix
12 1482 (25.99%) Firewall
13 1437 (25.20%) SQL Server
14 1324 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 1318 (23.11%) NAS
16 1266 (22.20%) Hyper-V
17 1240 (21.75%) DNS
18 1169 (20.50%) WAN
19 1148 (20.13%) ITIL
20 1126 (19.75%) NetApp
21 1124 (19.71%) SQL
22 1111 (19.48%) MS Excel
23 1091 (19.13%) LAN
24 1070 (18.77%) Data Centre
25 996 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
26 971 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
27 969 (16.99%) Finance
28 950 (16.66%) EMC
29 905 (15.87%) DHCP
30 885 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1796 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 971 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 570 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 569 (9.98%) IIS
5 479 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 442 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 424 (7.44%) Lync
8 412 (7.23%) Apache
9 302 (5.30%) Tomcat
10 282 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 233 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 203 (3.56%) WebSphere
13 119 (2.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 107 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
15 73 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 68 (1.19%) OpenStack
17 58 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
18 50 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
19 48 (0.84%) JBoss
20 42 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1111 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 392 (6.87%) MS Office
3 67 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.30%) MS Project
6 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.053%) SPSS
8 2 (0.035%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.018%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 80 (1.40%) RMDS
2 58 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
3 28 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
7 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
7 8 (0.14%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.11%) Magento
9 5 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.053%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.035%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.035%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.035%) MFGPRO
12 1 (0.018%) Maximo
12 1 (0.018%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 368 (6.45%) Office 365
2 222 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 184 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 115 (2.02%) SaaS
5 85 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 74 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 68 (1.19%) IaaS
8 39 (0.68%) Google Apps
9 36 (0.63%) PaaS
10 28 (0.49%) IBM PureFlex
11 24 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.16%) GitHub
16 8 (0.14%) SoftLayer
17 6 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
18 5 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
19 4 (0.070%) Amazon EMR
20 3 (0.053%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1482 (25.99%) Firewall
2 1318 (23.11%) NAS
3 1240 (21.75%) DNS
4 1169 (20.50%) WAN
5 1091 (19.13%) LAN
6 905 (15.87%) DHCP
7 871 (15.28%) TCP/IP
8 660 (11.57%) VPN
9 536 (9.40%) iSCSI
10 532 (9.33%) Fibre Channel
11 430 (7.54%) VoIP
12 401 (7.03%) VLAN
13 267 (4.68%) Wireless
14 252 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
15 211 (3.70%) Internet
16 198 (3.47%) LDAP
17 189 (3.31%) Network Security
18 186 (3.26%) HTTP
19 174 (3.05%) FCoE
20 166 (2.91%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1437 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 335 (5.88%) MySQL
3 304 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 199 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 190 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 175 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 142 (2.49%) DB2
8 109 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 97 (1.70%) Hadoop
10 88 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 86 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 82 (1.44%) HBase
13 73 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 70 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 67 (1.18%) MongoDB
16 60 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 56 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
18 54 (0.95%) RDBMS
19 53 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
20 40 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 68 (1.19%) Subversion
2 57 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 55 (0.96%) JIRA
4 38 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 19 (0.33%) Maven
6 15 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 14 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.21%) Artifactory
10 10 (0.18%) ProC
11 9 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.12%) YourKit
13 5 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.088%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.088%) RequisitePro
13 5 (0.088%) InstallShield
14 3 (0.053%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.053%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.053%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 969 (16.99%) Finance
2 221 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 202 (3.54%) Banking
4 136 (2.39%) Legal
5 129 (2.26%) Retail
6 108 (1.89%) Law
7 94 (1.65%) Advertising
8 75 (1.32%) Back Office
9 63 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 61 (1.07%) Marketing
11 43 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.46%) Electronics
12 26 (0.46%) Games
13 24 (0.42%) French Language
13 24 (0.42%) Billing
14 21 (0.37%) Publishing
15 20 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 17 (0.30%) German Language
17 11 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 947 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 605 (10.61%) Architect
3 602 (10.56%) Support Engineer
4 565 (9.91%) Analyst
5 558 (9.79%) Administrator
6 424 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
7 420 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
8 401 (7.03%) Consultant
9 380 (6.66%) Infrastructure Architect
10 350 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 224 (3.93%) Support Analyst
12 206 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 205 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 198 (3.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 182 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
16 178 (3.12%) Technical Architect
17 173 (3.03%) Network Engineer
18 169 (2.96%) Server Engineer
19 162 (2.84%) Technical Support
20 161 (2.82%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (3.45%) Middleware
2 121 (2.12%) .NET
3 119 (2.09%) Web Services
4 113 (1.98%) HTML
5 95 (1.67%) XML
6 80 (1.40%) XSLT
6 80 (1.40%) Rendezvous
6 80 (1.40%) Ultra Messaging
7 46 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 36 (0.63%) LAMP
8 36 (0.63%) J2EE
9 30 (0.53%) CSS
10 29 (0.51%) COM
10 29 (0.51%) Flash
11 24 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 24 (0.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 21 (0.37%) Hibernate
13 18 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 17 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1070 (18.77%) Data Centre
2 606 (10.63%) Clustering
3 421 (7.38%) Replication
4 405 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 205 (3.60%) EqualLogic
7 190 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 165 (2.89%) EMC VNX
9 146 (2.56%) Computer Science
10 127 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
11 109 (1.91%) Mainframe
12 101 (1.77%) CLARiiON
13 85 (1.49%) Thin Client
13 85 (1.49%) Fat Client
14 83 (1.46%) HP StoreVirtual
15 65 (1.14%) FlexPod
16 61 (1.07%) EMC VMAX
17 57 (1.00%) CMDB
18 56 (0.98%) BYOD
19 53 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4088 (71.69%) Windows
2 1918 (33.64%) Linux
3 1680 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1324 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 996 (17.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 752 (13.19%) UNIX
7 488 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 463 (8.12%) Solaris
9 372 (6.52%) Windows 7
10 247 (4.33%) Windows 8
11 218 (3.82%) Windows XP
12 207 (3.63%) AIX
13 196 (3.44%) CentOS
14 116 (2.03%) HPUX
15 99 (1.74%) Mac OS X
15 99 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
16 88 (1.54%) Android
17 73 (1.28%) Debian
18 69 (1.21%) SUSE
19 68 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1148 (20.13%) ITIL
2 710 (12.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 444 (7.79%) Project Management
4 368 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 354 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
6 336 (5.89%) Change Management
7 327 (5.73%) Migration
8 323 (5.66%) Load Balancing
9 304 (5.33%) Service Delivery
10 291 (5.10%) Business Continuity
11 284 (4.98%) Capacity Planning
12 274 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 216 (3.79%) High Availability
14 210 (3.68%) Configuration Management
15 199 (3.49%) Service Management
16 181 (3.17%) PRINCE2
17 172 (3.02%) Problem Management
18 161 (2.82%) Change Control
19 157 (2.75%) Capacity Management
20 152 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1124 (19.71%) SQL
2 467 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 265 (4.65%) Java
4 252 (4.42%) Perl
5 220 (3.86%) Bash Shell
6 161 (2.82%) Python
7 149 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 120 (2.10%) JavaScript
9 111 (1.95%) C
10 94 (1.65%) Ruby
11 84 (1.47%) VBScript
12 58 (1.02%) PHP
13 51 (0.89%) VB
14 42 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 30 (0.53%) T-SQL
16 28 (0.49%) AWK
17 26 (0.46%) C#
18 25 (0.44%) Bourne shell
19 18 (0.32%) sed
20 14 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 885 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 705 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
3 639 (11.21%) MCSE
4 572 (10.03%) CCNA
5 551 (9.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 443 (7.77%) Degree
7 292 (5.12%) Security Cleared
8 267 (4.68%) MCSA
9 257 (4.51%) MCITP
10 236 (4.14%) CCNP
11 216 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
12 212 (3.72%) MCP
13 190 (3.33%) CCA
14 171 (3.00%) SC Cleared
15 79 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 63 (1.10%) MCTS
17 58 (1.02%) DV Cleared
18 57 (1.00%) VCP5
19 49 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 46 (0.81%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (7.16%) SLA
2 123 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 118 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.77%) QA
5 37 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.46%) COBIT
7 23 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.21%) FISMA
9 3 (0.053%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2480 (43.49%) Active Directory
2 2471 (43.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1266 (22.20%) Hyper-V
4 875 (15.35%) vSphere
5 617 (10.82%) XenApp
6 477 (8.37%) VMware ESX
7 379 (6.65%) VMware ESXi
8 304 (5.33%) NFS
9 300 (5.26%) XenDesktop
10 251 (4.40%) XenServer
11 172 (3.02%) Terminal Services
12 155 (2.72%) SRDF
13 146 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
14 143 (2.51%) vCloud
15 115 (2.02%) VMware Server
15 115 (2.02%) Xen
16 102 (1.79%) KVM
17 94 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
18 68 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 62 (1.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 613 (10.75%) SCCM
2 425 (7.45%) SCOM
3 244 (4.28%) Backup Exec
4 237 (4.16%) Nagios
5 201 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 187 (3.28%) Puppet
7 153 (2.68%) WSUS
8 109 (1.91%) SCVMM
8 109 (1.91%) Tivoli
8 109 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 94 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
10 77 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 76 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 54 (0.95%) OpenView
13 49 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
14 44 (0.77%) vMotion
15 41 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
15 41 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
16 39 (0.68%) FortiGate
17 38 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3729 (65.40%) VMware
2 2461 (43.16%) Microsoft
3 2086 (36.58%) Cisco
4 1638 (28.73%) HP
5 1524 (26.73%) Citrix
6 1126 (19.75%) NetApp
7 950 (16.66%) EMC
8 871 (15.28%) Oracle
9 570 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 551 (9.66%) IBM
11 504 (8.84%) Dell
12 482 (8.45%) Symantec
13 318 (5.58%) Juniper
14 315 (5.52%) Brocade
15 294 (5.16%) Veeam
16 266 (4.67%) 3PAR
17 214 (3.75%) CommVault
18 197 (3.45%) CheckPoint
19 174 (3.05%) Intel
20 159 (2.79%) SolarWinds
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