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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 163 140 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2023 2488 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 2.26% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 13.38% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 2108 2375
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,791 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,850 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
16583 18590 20776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.92% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13798 15290 16608
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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 -29 1877 £45,000 - 158
London -11 775 £50,000 -0.99% 54
South East -13 457 £47,500 +6.14% 35
Yorkshire +23 180 £40,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +21 132 £40,000 - 16
Surrey -4 114 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Berkshire +28 112 £52,500 +5.00% 8
West Midlands -9 108 £40,500 +8.00% 11
South West -19 107 £34,500 -8.00% 4
City of London -1 103 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Leeds +28 96 £40,000 - 13
East Midlands +6 90 £36,250 -19.44% 6
North West -43 88 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East of England -44 86 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Hampshire -44 79 £42,875 -4.72% 9
Reading +43 69 £57,500 +41.10% 5
Scotland +14 57 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Manchester -36 54 £45,000 +18.42% 11
Birmingham -21 50 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Hertfordshire +11 46 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 41 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Northamptonshire +3 41 £38,750 -18.42%
Northampton 0 37 £35,750 -28.50%
Wales -4 35 £40,000 +12.67% 1
South Wales -4 32 £40,000 +12.67% 1
East Sussex +22 31 £42,500 -2.85%
Coventry +20 31 £48,000 +60.00% 3
South Yorkshire +4 28 £26,750 -23.57% 2
Woking 0 28 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Sussex -4 28 £52,500 +10.52% 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3037 (70.92%) Windows
2 2857 (66.72%) VMware
3 1911 (44.63%) Active Directory
4 1908 (44.56%) Microsoft
5 1899 (44.35%) Windows Server
6 1771 (41.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1661 (38.79%) Cisco
8 1483 (34.63%) Linux
9 1446 (33.77%) Firewall
10 1175 (27.44%) Citrix
11 1142 (26.67%) SQL Server
12 1119 (26.13%) MS Exchange
12 1119 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 1107 (25.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 1047 (24.45%) HP
15 1014 (23.68%) ITIL
16 976 (22.79%) DNS
17 956 (22.33%) NAS
18 929 (21.70%) Hyper-V
19 917 (21.42%) SQL
20 885 (20.67%) Data Centre
21 867 (20.25%) WAN
22 797 (18.61%) LAN
23 792 (18.50%) MS Excel
24 752 (17.56%) TCP/IP
25 671 (15.67%) vSphere
26 670 (15.65%) NetApp
27 665 (15.53%) Finance
28 651 (15.20%) DHCP
29 636 (14.85%) 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 1119 (26.13%) MS Exchange
2 565 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 447 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 368 (8.59%) IIS
5 360 (8.41%) Apache
6 350 (8.17%) SharePoint
7 284 (6.63%) Tomcat
8 218 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 157 (3.67%) Skype for Business
10 142 (3.32%) JBoss
11 124 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 101 (2.36%) WebSphere
13 80 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 77 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
15 73 (1.70%) WebLogic
16 66 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 57 (1.33%) OpenStack
18 41 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
19 36 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
20 35 (0.82%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 792 (18.50%) MS Excel
2 329 (7.68%) MS Office
3 22 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.30%) MS Project
5 12 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 41 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 11 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.26%) MultiFonds
5 11 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.070%) RMDS
9 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.047%) FastStats
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.023%) assyst
10 1 (0.023%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.023%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.023%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.023%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 544 (12.70%) Office 365
2 383 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 312 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 126 (2.94%) SaaS
5 117 (2.73%) IaaS
6 73 (1.70%) PaaS
7 51 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (1.05%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.37%) Mimecast
11 12 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.12%) GitHub
15 3 (0.070%) Dropbox
15 3 (0.070%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.047%) Nimbula
16 2 (0.047%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1446 (33.77%) Firewall
2 976 (22.79%) DNS
3 956 (22.33%) NAS
4 867 (20.25%) WAN
5 797 (18.61%) LAN
6 752 (17.56%) TCP/IP
7 651 (15.20%) DHCP
8 540 (12.61%) VPN
9 322 (7.52%) iSCSI
10 311 (7.26%) VoIP
11 310 (7.24%) VLAN
12 249 (5.82%) Wireless
13 220 (5.14%) Fibre Channel
14 217 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
15 193 (4.51%) Internet
16 183 (4.27%) Network Security
17 178 (4.16%) LDAP
18 133 (3.11%) HTTP
19 122 (2.85%) SSL
20 108 (2.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 347 (8.10%) MySQL
3 253 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 179 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 145 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 135 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 132 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 101 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 84 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 70 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 64 (1.49%) DB2
11 64 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 57 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 49 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 46 (1.07%) Big Data
14 46 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 26 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 66 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 56 (1.31%) JIRA
3 53 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 36 (0.84%) Subversion
5 17 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.30%) Ant
6 13 (0.30%) AQtime
6 13 (0.30%) WebLOAD
7 12 (0.28%) GCC
8 10 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.19%) Hudson
11 7 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.16%) git-flow
11 7 (0.16%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 665 (15.53%) Finance
2 178 (4.16%) Telecoms
3 177 (4.13%) Banking
4 112 (2.62%) Retail
5 69 (1.61%) Law
5 69 (1.61%) Legal
6 56 (1.31%) Marketing
7 41 (0.96%) Advertising
7 41 (0.96%) Games
7 41 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 40 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 40 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 36 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 35 (0.82%) Back Office
11 31 (0.72%) Publishing
12 14 (0.33%) Electronics
13 12 (0.28%) German Language
14 11 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.21%) Local Government
16 7 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 765 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 561 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 473 (11.05%) Analyst
4 469 (10.95%) Administrator
5 349 (8.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 308 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
7 301 (7.03%) VMware Engineer
8 276 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
9 272 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 239 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
11 234 (5.46%) Network Engineer
12 230 (5.37%) IT Engineer
12 230 (5.37%) Support Analyst
13 227 (5.30%) Server Engineer
14 226 (5.28%) Architect
15 219 (5.11%) Consultant
16 214 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 210 (4.90%) IT Support
18 204 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
19 197 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (4.04%) Web Services
2 144 (3.36%) Middleware
3 140 (3.27%) LAMP
4 137 (3.20%) .NET
5 45 (1.05%) HTML
6 32 (0.75%) MAPI
7 27 (0.63%) XML
8 26 (0.61%) 802.1X
9 20 (0.47%) CSS
10 19 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 18 (0.42%) ASP.NET
12 17 (0.40%) COM
13 12 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
13 12 (0.28%) JSON
14 11 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (0.23%) Kafka
15 10 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
16 9 (0.21%) XHTML
17 8 (0.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 885 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 391 (9.13%) Clustering
3 293 (6.84%) Replication
4 227 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 150 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 149 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 119 (2.78%) EqualLogic
8 98 (2.29%) EMC VNX
9 90 (2.10%) Driving Licence
10 86 (2.01%) Blackberry
11 75 (1.75%) Private Cloud
12 73 (1.70%) Public Cloud
13 62 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
14 57 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
15 54 (1.26%) HP Storage
16 52 (1.21%) PKI
17 47 (1.10%) Hedge funds
18 46 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
19 43 (1.00%) iPhone
20 40 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3037 (70.92%) Windows
2 1899 (44.35%) Windows Server
3 1483 (34.63%) Linux
4 1119 (26.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1107 (25.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 550 (12.84%) Unix
7 501 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 474 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 355 (8.29%) Windows 7
10 216 (5.04%) Solaris
11 207 (4.83%) Windows 8
12 205 (4.79%) CentOS
13 138 (3.22%) Windows 10
14 127 (2.97%) Ubuntu
15 119 (2.78%) AIX
16 92 (2.15%) Windows XP
17 77 (1.80%) Mac OS X
18 68 (1.59%) HPUX
19 54 (1.26%) Debian
20 53 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (23.68%) ITIL
2 453 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 291 (6.80%) Project Management
4 288 (6.73%) High Availability
5 239 (5.58%) Service Delivery
6 230 (5.37%) Migration
7 229 (5.35%) Change Management
8 216 (5.04%) Change Control
9 209 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 198 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
11 197 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
12 195 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
13 192 (4.48%) DevOps
13 192 (4.48%) Mentoring
14 165 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
14 165 (3.85%) Service Management
15 155 (3.62%) Business Continuity
16 150 (3.50%) Presales
17 131 (3.06%) Configuration Management
18 124 (2.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 917 (21.42%) SQL
2 523 (12.21%) PowerShell
3 239 (5.58%) Perl
4 192 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 171 (3.99%) Shell Script
6 139 (3.25%) Java
7 117 (2.73%) Python
8 96 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 74 (1.73%) Ruby
10 66 (1.54%) C
11 56 (1.31%) PHP
12 53 (1.24%) VBScript
13 47 (1.10%) C#
14 43 (1.00%) JavaScript
15 34 (0.79%) Korn
16 30 (0.70%) VB
17 17 (0.40%) C++
18 13 (0.30%) AWK
19 11 (0.26%) PL/SQL
20 10 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 636 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 446 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 430 (10.04%) MCSE
4 384 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 375 (8.76%) CCNA
6 308 (7.19%) Degree
7 181 (4.23%) Security Cleared
8 174 (4.06%) MCSA
9 165 (3.85%) MCITP
10 159 (3.71%) CCNP
11 129 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
12 121 (2.83%) SC Cleared
13 89 (2.08%) CCA
14 88 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
15 74 (1.73%) MCP
16 49 (1.14%) CCIE
17 45 (1.05%) RHCE
18 41 (0.96%) DV Cleared
19 36 (0.84%) RHCSA
20 32 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (5.96%) SLA
2 131 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.21%) QA
5 35 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.23%) SAS 70
8 8 (0.19%) DICOM
9 7 (0.16%) COBIT
9 7 (0.16%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.070%) BS7799
13 2 (0.047%) COSHH
13 2 (0.047%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.023%) HL7
14 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.023%) RMADS
System Software
1 1911 (44.63%) Active Directory
2 1771 (41.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 929 (21.70%) Hyper-V
4 671 (15.67%) vSphere
5 539 (12.59%) XenApp
6 311 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
7 248 (5.79%) VMware ESX
8 231 (5.39%) NFS
9 224 (5.23%) XenDesktop
10 155 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
11 140 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
12 136 (3.18%) XenServer
13 110 (2.57%) vCloud
14 99 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
15 96 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 91 (2.13%) Terminal Services
17 67 (1.56%) Xen
18 66 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 63 (1.47%) VMware Server
20 61 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 392 (9.15%) SCCM
2 332 (7.75%) Puppet
3 242 (5.65%) SCOM
4 218 (5.09%) Backup Exec
5 207 (4.83%) NetBackup
6 173 (4.04%) Nagios
7 117 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
8 108 (2.52%) WSUS
9 104 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 82 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 68 (1.59%) Ansible
12 66 (1.54%) OpenAM
13 60 (1.40%) SCVMM
14 54 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
15 52 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 52 (1.21%) Tivoli
16 45 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 43 (1.00%) vRealize
18 40 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
19 39 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2857 (66.72%) VMware
2 1908 (44.56%) Microsoft
3 1661 (38.79%) Cisco
4 1175 (27.44%) Citrix
5 1047 (24.45%) HP
6 670 (15.65%) NetApp
7 622 (14.53%) Oracle
8 558 (13.03%) Red Hat
9 547 (12.77%) EMC
10 385 (8.99%) Dell
11 346 (8.08%) IBM
12 313 (7.31%) Veeam
13 259 (6.05%) Symantec
14 206 (4.81%) 3PAR
15 174 (4.06%) SolarWinds
16 154 (3.60%) CheckPoint
17 153 (3.57%) Sun
18 131 (3.06%) Juniper
19 129 (3.01%) Veritas
20 114 (2.66%) Brocade
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + on-call + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,500 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stirlingshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £46,000 to £58,000 per annum + on call + company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £42,000 - £53,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday