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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
Rank 220 147 110
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1234 2269 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 2.22% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 12.92% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1889 2500
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%

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
13376 17559 19429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 17.14% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10924 14578 15672
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -78 1137 £43,000 -4.44% 165
London -44 409 £50,000 -4.76% 58
South East -73 251 £44,000 - 21
Yorkshire +21 147 £37,500 -6.25% 19
West Yorkshire +29 109 £38,500 -3.75% 16
City of London +38 90 £57,250 +4.09% 15
East of England -45 90 £45,000 +7.14% 14
Leeds +19 80 £37,750 -7.92% 8
Hampshire -37 68 £50,000 +17.64% 9
North West -41 65 £35,000 -6.66% 25
East Midlands -28 60 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Berkshire -15 59 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -4 58 £40,000 - 10
South West -56 51 £32,000 -1.53% 8
Surrey -21 49 £43,000 -2.82% 3
Manchester -38 40 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Northampton -2 38 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Northamptonshire -4 38 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Reading +7 37 £50,000 +8.69% 2
Scotland -15 34 £39,750 -0.62% 9
Hertfordshire -47 31 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 30 £34,000 -19.04% 2
Southampton 0 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Wales -14 25 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South Wales -15 24 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +6 23 £32,500 -26.13% 4
Birmingham +3 22 £45,000 +13.92% 3
North Yorkshire -7 20 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Kent +3 19 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Basingstoke -6 18 £60,000 +26.31% 1

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 1910 (66.57%) VMware
2 1888 (65.81%) Windows
3 1350 (47.05%) Active Directory
4 1308 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 1217 (42.42%) Windows Server
6 1204 (41.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1074 (37.43%) Cisco
8 890 (31.02%) Linux
9 829 (28.90%) Firewall
10 783 (27.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 779 (27.15%) MS Exchange
12 774 (26.98%) Hyper-V
13 694 (24.19%) MS Excel
14 685 (23.88%) Citrix
15 684 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 670 (23.35%) HP
17 664 (23.14%) ITIL
18 661 (23.04%) SQL Server
19 641 (22.34%) NAS
20 623 (21.71%) WAN
21 616 (21.47%) LAN
22 607 (21.16%) Data Centre
23 605 (21.09%) NetApp
24 584 (20.36%) SQL
25 507 (17.67%) DNS
26 494 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
27 466 (16.24%) Finance
28 451 (15.72%) Office 365
29 412 (14.36%) EMC
30 411 (14.33%) vSphere

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
1 779 (27.15%) MS Exchange
2 398 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 350 (12.20%) IIS
4 337 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 237 (8.26%) SharePoint
6 201 (7.01%) Apache
7 147 (5.12%) Tomcat
8 125 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 113 (3.94%) Skype for Business
10 84 (2.93%) WebSphere
11 63 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 62 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 56 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
14 39 (1.36%) JBoss
15 37 (1.29%) OpenStack
16 31 (1.08%) DataSynapse
17 29 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
18 24 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 694 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 181 (6.31%) MS Office
3 32 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.14%) Autodesk Smoke
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.10%) Baselight
9 2 (0.070%) Autodesk Flame
9 2 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.035%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.035%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.035%) Maya
10 1 (0.035%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 31 (1.08%) RMDS
2 22 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Relativity
8 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 451 (15.72%) Office 365
2 353 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
3 315 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (3.62%) IaaS
5 97 (3.38%) PaaS
6 60 (2.09%) SaaS
7 38 (1.32%) Mimecast
8 37 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.35%) G Suite
14 7 (0.24%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.17%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.14%) Google Drive
17 2 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 1 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
18 1 (0.035%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 829 (28.90%) Firewall
2 641 (22.34%) NAS
3 623 (21.71%) WAN
4 616 (21.47%) LAN
5 507 (17.67%) DNS
6 402 (14.01%) DHCP
7 339 (11.82%) TCP/IP
8 305 (10.63%) VPN
9 282 (9.83%) iSCSI
10 229 (7.98%) Fibre Channel
11 225 (7.84%) VLAN
12 193 (6.73%) VoIP
13 178 (6.20%) Wireless
14 124 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
15 107 (3.73%) Internet
16 106 (3.69%) LDAP
17 97 (3.38%) SSL
18 93 (3.24%) WLAN
19 86 (3.00%) HTTP
20 78 (2.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 170 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (5.75%) MySQL
4 100 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 56 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 53 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 47 (1.64%) DB2
9 46 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.53%) HBase
11 41 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 34 (1.19%) OLTP
14 34 (1.19%) Relational Database
15 22 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (0.73%) OLAP
16 21 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 27 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.91%) JIRA
4 18 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.45%) Hudson
5 13 (0.45%) Subversion
6 8 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.21%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.17%) WinDbg
10 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.10%) Buildbot
11 3 (0.10%) Maven
11 3 (0.10%) MSI
11 3 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.070%) Ant
12 2 (0.070%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.070%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.070%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 466 (16.24%) Finance
2 128 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 95 (3.31%) Banking
4 61 (2.13%) Marketing
5 54 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 44 (1.53%) Retail
7 35 (1.22%) Games
8 26 (0.91%) Back Office
8 26 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 26 (0.91%) Legal
9 24 (0.84%) Electronics
10 21 (0.73%) Advertising
10 21 (0.73%) Law
11 14 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.42%) Front Office
13 11 (0.38%) Automotive
14 10 (0.35%) Military
14 10 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.35%) Publishing
15 5 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 559 (19.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 353 (12.30%) Support Engineer
3 328 (11.43%) Analyst
4 305 (10.63%) Administrator
5 264 (9.20%) Architect
6 263 (9.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 230 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
8 219 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 188 (6.55%) IT Engineer
10 167 (5.82%) Network Engineer
11 161 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support
12 157 (5.47%) VMware Engineer
13 156 (5.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 153 (5.33%) IT Support
15 148 (5.16%) Support Analyst
16 145 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 141 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
18 140 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
19 132 (4.60%) Server Engineer
20 126 (4.39%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (3.73%) Web Services
2 101 (3.52%) Middleware
3 55 (1.92%) HTML
4 49 (1.71%) LAMP
4 49 (1.71%) XML
5 42 (1.46%) .NET
6 37 (1.29%) Flash
7 33 (1.15%) XSLT
8 31 (1.08%) Rendezvous
8 31 (1.08%) Ultra Messaging
9 13 (0.45%) MAPI
10 12 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.38%) EDI
12 7 (0.24%) 802.1X
12 7 (0.24%) Ajax
12 7 (0.24%) CSS
12 7 (0.24%) JSON
12 7 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (0.24%) REST
13 6 (0.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 607 (21.16%) Data Centre
2 257 (8.96%) Clustering
3 160 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (4.74%) Replication
5 109 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 93 (3.24%) Driving Licence
7 89 (3.10%) Management Information System
8 82 (2.86%) Public Cloud
9 79 (2.75%) EMC VNX
10 54 (1.88%) Private Cloud
11 50 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 50 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 49 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 37 (1.29%) iPad
14 35 (1.22%) NHS
15 32 (1.12%) PKI
16 31 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
17 28 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
18 26 (0.91%) HP Storage
19 25 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1888 (65.81%) Windows
2 1217 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 890 (31.02%) Linux
4 783 (27.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 684 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 358 (12.48%) Unix
7 299 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 254 (8.85%) Solaris
9 212 (7.39%) Windows 7
10 196 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 111 (3.87%) Windows 10
12 107 (3.73%) CentOS
13 80 (2.79%) Mac OS X
14 73 (2.54%) Ubuntu
15 52 (1.81%) OpenVMS
15 52 (1.81%) Windows 8
16 50 (1.74%) AIX
17 32 (1.12%) HPUX
18 27 (0.94%) Debian
19 22 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (23.14%) ITIL
2 346 (12.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 217 (7.56%) Migration
4 213 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (6.90%) Project Management
6 171 (5.96%) Presales
7 156 (5.44%) High Availability
8 155 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
9 143 (4.98%) Mentoring
10 130 (4.53%) Load Balancing
10 130 (4.53%) Service Management
11 127 (4.43%) Service Delivery
12 116 (4.04%) DevOps
13 106 (3.69%) Change Control
14 105 (3.66%) PRINCE2
15 104 (3.62%) Data Protection
16 97 (3.38%) Business Continuity
16 97 (3.38%) Change Management
17 93 (3.24%) ITIL V3
18 92 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 584 (20.36%) SQL
2 345 (12.03%) PowerShell
3 124 (4.32%) Perl
4 120 (4.18%) Python
5 112 (3.90%) Java
6 104 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 98 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 50 (1.74%) Ruby
9 40 (1.39%) C
10 38 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 33 (1.15%) VB
12 29 (1.01%) VBScript
13 19 (0.66%) C#
14 17 (0.59%) PHP
15 16 (0.56%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.45%) AWK
17 11 (0.38%) C++
17 11 (0.38%) Korn
18 10 (0.35%) Go
19 9 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 494 (17.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 358 (12.48%) MCSE
3 330 (11.50%) Cisco Certification
4 264 (9.20%) CCNA
5 234 (8.16%) Degree
6 214 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 138 (4.81%) MCSA
8 129 (4.50%) CCNP
9 96 (3.35%) MCITP
10 80 (2.79%) Citrix Certification
11 76 (2.65%) MCP
12 56 (1.95%) Security Cleared
13 52 (1.81%) CCA
14 43 (1.50%) SC Cleared
15 42 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (0.70%) CCIE
16 20 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (0.49%) MCTS
17 14 (0.49%) VCAP
17 14 (0.49%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.11%) SLA
2 95 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.36%) QA
5 6 (0.21%) PMO
6 4 (0.14%) COBIT
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.070%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.070%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.035%) EMIR
8 1 (0.035%) GCP
8 1 (0.035%) GMP
8 1 (0.035%) GPG13
8 1 (0.035%) MiFID
8 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1350 (47.05%) Active Directory
2 1204 (41.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 774 (26.98%) Hyper-V
4 411 (14.33%) vSphere
5 295 (10.28%) XenApp
6 175 (6.10%) VMware ESX
7 140 (4.88%) NFS
8 132 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 116 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
10 94 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
11 82 (2.86%) Xen
12 80 (2.79%) Terminal Services
13 76 (2.65%) KVM
14 74 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
15 62 (2.16%) SRDF
16 55 (1.92%) XenServer
17 49 (1.71%) Docker
18 44 (1.53%) Firmware
19 41 (1.43%) Samba
20 39 (1.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 267 (9.31%) SCCM
2 174 (6.06%) SCOM
3 172 (6.00%) NetBackup
4 152 (5.30%) Puppet
5 103 (3.59%) Backup Exec
6 96 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
7 92 (3.21%) Nagios
8 80 (2.79%) Ansible
9 71 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 56 (1.95%) WSUS
11 45 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
12 32 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
13 30 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
14 29 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
15 28 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
16 25 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 24 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
18 23 (0.80%) Tivoli
19 22 (0.77%) Cacti
19 22 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1910 (66.57%) VMware
2 1308 (45.59%) Microsoft
3 1074 (37.43%) Cisco
4 685 (23.88%) Citrix
5 670 (23.35%) HP
6 605 (21.09%) NetApp
7 412 (14.36%) EMC
8 314 (10.94%) Oracle
9 267 (9.31%) Red Hat
10 203 (7.08%) Dell
11 196 (6.83%) IBM
12 179 (6.24%) Veeam
13 140 (4.88%) Juniper
14 135 (4.71%) Brocade
15 127 (4.43%) SolarWinds
16 123 (4.29%) CheckPoint
17 112 (3.90%) 3PAR
18 100 (3.49%) Sun
19 91 (3.17%) Intel
20 90 (3.14%) Symantec
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