The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 110 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2908 2972 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.72% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.42% 14.70% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2552 2671
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,512 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -2.44%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20170 20213 20677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.29% 18.53% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16148 16385 17105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -6 2751 £45,000 +5.88% 283
London -15 1052 £51,500 +3.00% 112
South East -7 641 £42,500 +6.25% 63
City of London -1 279 £55,000 - 49
Yorkshire +8 247 £40,000 +11.11% 16
Surrey +32 239 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East of England -16 214 £42,500 -2.29% 27
North West +53 204 £42,500 +13.33% 23
West Yorkshire -3 170 £40,000 +20.30% 11
South West -19 165 £40,000 +2.56% 18
Leeds +1 132 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Berkshire -25 128 £42,500 +11.84% 9
West Midlands -13 124 £35,000 - 12
Reading -25 78 £37,000 -1.33% 5
Hampshire -38 77 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Manchester +25 76 £34,500 -1.42% 13
Hertfordshire -9 73 £50,000 +6.38% 2
East Midlands -40 71 £39,000 - 11
Bedfordshire +2 68 £35,000 -21.34% 10
Scotland -15 62 £37,750 -11.17% 13
Cheshire +34 61 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Oxfordshire -17 61 £32,250 -20.37% 12
Merseyside +37 54 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Birmingham +12 54 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Bristol +9 54 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Liverpool +41 53 £55,000 -21.42% 3
West Sussex -5 49 £35,500 -5.33% 5
Wales -2 48 £36,000 -1.36% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 46 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Guildford +19 44 £42,500 - 2

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4098 (67.21%) Windows
2 3783 (62.05%) VMware
3 2493 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2357 (38.66%) Active Directory
5 2321 (38.07%) Microsoft
6 2018 (33.10%) Linux
7 1851 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1766 (28.97%) Cisco
9 1691 (27.73%) MS Exchange
10 1663 (27.28%) HP
11 1617 (26.52%) Citrix
12 1600 (26.24%) Firewall
13 1485 (24.36%) NAS
14 1483 (24.32%) SQL
15 1423 (23.34%) SQL Server
16 1393 (22.85%) ITIL
17 1276 (20.93%) DNS
18 1260 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 1214 (19.91%) MS Excel
20 1168 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 1151 (18.88%) EMC
22 1106 (18.14%) NetApp
23 1058 (17.35%) UNIX
24 1045 (17.14%) Hyper-V
25 1025 (16.81%) Finance
26 1004 (16.47%) WAN
27 992 (16.27%) LAN
28 986 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
29 964 (15.81%) Oracle
30 935 (15.34%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1691 (27.73%) MS Exchange
2 986 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 656 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 603 (9.89%) IIS
5 513 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 396 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 354 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 335 (5.49%) Lync
9 334 (5.48%) Apache
10 247 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 245 (4.02%) Tomcat
12 119 (1.95%) WebSphere
13 115 (1.89%) WebLogic
14 87 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
15 86 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 78 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
17 62 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
18 48 (0.79%) SAS
19 45 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
20 37 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1214 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 272 (4.46%) MS Office
3 42 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.38%) MS Project
6 9 (0.15%) FastStats
7 5 (0.082%) SPSS
8 3 (0.049%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.033%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.033%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.033%) Maya
9 2 (0.033%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.016%) Windchill
10 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 55 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
5 24 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 21 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 21 (0.34%) Magento
7 17 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.23%) assyst
9 13 (0.21%) RMDS
10 12 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.066%) Towers Watson Igloo
14 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
14 4 (0.066%) RiskWrite
14 4 (0.066%) SunGard AvantGard
14 4 (0.066%) Compiere
14 4 (0.066%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 200 (3.28%) Office 365
2 144 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (1.79%) SaaS
4 102 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 99 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
6 78 (1.28%) IaaS
7 22 (0.36%) Joyent
8 21 (0.34%) PaaS
9 18 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.066%) Route 53
14 3 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1600 (26.24%) Firewall
2 1485 (24.36%) NAS
3 1276 (20.93%) DNS
4 1004 (16.47%) WAN
5 992 (16.27%) LAN
6 931 (15.27%) TCP/IP
7 835 (13.70%) DHCP
8 685 (11.24%) VPN
9 464 (7.61%) iSCSI
10 368 (6.04%) Internet
11 334 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
12 305 (5.00%) VLAN
13 258 (4.23%) VoIP
14 251 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
15 239 (3.92%) HTTP
16 225 (3.69%) Wireless
17 177 (2.90%) LDAP
18 155 (2.54%) SSL
19 151 (2.48%) Network Security
20 147 (2.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1423 (23.34%) SQL Server
2 412 (6.76%) MySQL
3 408 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 269 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 231 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 146 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 143 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 141 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 125 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 109 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 105 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 93 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 90 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 85 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 77 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
15 77 (1.26%) NoSQL
16 68 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 59 (0.97%) MongoDB
18 55 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
19 50 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (1.57%) Subversion
2 74 (1.21%) JIRA
3 57 (0.93%) Maven
3 57 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 55 (0.90%) YourKit
5 46 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 25 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 21 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (0.26%) WebLOAD
10 16 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 14 (0.23%) AQtime
12 13 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.16%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.15%) FishEye
14 9 (0.15%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.098%) Hudson
15 6 (0.098%) MSI
General
1 1025 (16.81%) Finance
2 263 (4.31%) Banking
3 146 (2.39%) Law
4 143 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 117 (1.92%) Advertising
6 111 (1.82%) Legal
7 100 (1.64%) Marketing
8 92 (1.51%) Retail
9 82 (1.34%) Back Office
10 59 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 58 (0.95%) Games
12 56 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 50 (0.82%) French Language
14 49 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.74%) German Language
16 28 (0.46%) International Banking
16 28 (0.46%) Publishing
17 26 (0.43%) Russian Language
18 22 (0.36%) Spanish Language
19 19 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 790 (12.96%) Administrator
2 668 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 635 (10.41%) Analyst
4 545 (8.94%) Support Engineer
5 515 (8.45%) Consultant
6 496 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
7 483 (7.92%) Architect
8 338 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
9 335 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 287 (4.71%) DBA
11 244 (4.00%) Support Analyst
12 223 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
13 219 (3.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 206 (3.38%) Network Engineer
15 205 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
16 186 (3.05%) Server Engineer
17 170 (2.79%) Linux Administrator
18 166 (2.72%) Technical Support
19 156 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
20 152 (2.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (2.61%) .NET
2 148 (2.43%) Web Services
3 141 (2.31%) Middleware
4 136 (2.23%) J2EE
5 116 (1.90%) XML
6 106 (1.74%) HTML
7 93 (1.53%) CSS
8 82 (1.34%) LAMP
9 63 (1.03%) jQuery
10 58 (0.95%) Hibernate
11 56 (0.92%) Spring Integration
11 56 (0.92%) Lucene
11 56 (0.92%) Spring
11 56 (0.92%) Spring MVC
12 51 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
13 49 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
14 44 (0.72%) JSON
15 36 (0.59%) COM
16 33 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
17 31 (0.51%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 799 (13.10%) Clustering
2 567 (9.30%) Replication
3 252 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 238 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 190 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 186 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 156 (2.56%) CLARiiON
8 122 (2.00%) EqualLogic
9 107 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 97 (1.59%) Firmware
11 87 (1.43%) Open Source
12 71 (1.16%) Symmetrix DMX
13 59 (0.97%) Fat Client
13 59 (0.97%) Thin Client
14 58 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 52 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 44 (0.72%) SecurID
17 42 (0.69%) Symmetrix
18 41 (0.67%) EMC Centera
19 39 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4098 (67.21%) Windows
2 2018 (33.10%) Linux
3 1851 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1260 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1058 (17.35%) UNIX
6 933 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 542 (8.89%) Solaris
8 521 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 380 (6.23%) Windows 7
10 219 (3.59%) AIX
11 204 (3.35%) Windows XP
12 196 (3.21%) HPUX
13 161 (2.64%) CentOS
14 114 (1.87%) SUSE
15 113 (1.85%) Windows 8
16 92 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
17 79 (1.30%) Ubuntu
18 76 (1.25%) Android
19 67 (1.10%) Debian
20 54 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1393 (22.85%) ITIL
2 648 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 453 (7.43%) Project Management
4 425 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
5 407 (6.68%) Load Balancing
6 393 (6.45%) Migration
7 367 (6.02%) Change Management
8 318 (5.22%) Problem Management
9 288 (4.72%) Service Management
10 283 (4.64%) PRINCE2
11 273 (4.48%) Business Continuity
11 273 (4.48%) Capacity Planning
12 262 (4.30%) Service Delivery
13 191 (3.13%) Change Control
14 180 (2.95%) Capacity Management
15 177 (2.90%) E-Commerce
16 173 (2.84%) Configuration Management
17 139 (2.28%) Asset Management
18 126 (2.07%) Data Protection
19 121 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1483 (24.32%) SQL
2 532 (8.73%) PowerShell
3 431 (7.07%) Perl
4 325 (5.33%) Java
5 288 (4.72%) Bash Shell
6 274 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 201 (3.30%) Python
8 140 (2.30%) C
9 134 (2.20%) Ruby
10 124 (2.03%) PHP
11 120 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 117 (1.92%) JavaScript
13 86 (1.41%) C++
14 78 (1.28%) C#
15 63 (1.03%) VBScript
16 57 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 41 (0.67%) VB
18 28 (0.46%) AWK
19 27 (0.44%) Korn
20 21 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 1168 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 935 (15.34%) MCSE
3 590 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 539 (8.84%) Degree
5 499 (8.18%) CCNA
6 481 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 473 (7.76%) MCITP
8 425 (6.97%) MCSA
9 321 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 263 (4.31%) CCNP
11 218 (3.58%) MCP
12 213 (3.49%) SC Cleared
13 196 (3.21%) MCTS
14 145 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
15 118 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
16 104 (1.71%) VCP5
17 102 (1.67%) DV Cleared
18 91 (1.49%) CCA
19 76 (1.25%) VCAP
20 67 (1.10%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (6.41%) SLA
2 130 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 98 (1.61%) QA
4 58 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.066%) JTAG
9 3 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.049%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.033%) BS7799
11 1 (0.016%) DICOM
11 1 (0.016%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2493 (40.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2357 (38.66%) Active Directory
3 1045 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 899 (14.74%) vSphere
5 698 (11.45%) VMware ESX
6 646 (10.60%) XenApp
7 421 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
8 358 (5.87%) XenDesktop
9 285 (4.67%) XenServer
10 245 (4.02%) NFS
11 141 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
12 119 (1.95%) KVM
13 100 (1.64%) SRDF
14 96 (1.57%) Xen
14 96 (1.57%) Terminal Services
15 91 (1.49%) vCloud
16 80 (1.31%) VMware Server
17 77 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
18 71 (1.16%) UAG
19 70 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 468 (7.68%) SCCM
2 450 (7.38%) NetBackup
3 391 (6.41%) SCOM
4 384 (6.30%) Backup Exec
5 293 (4.81%) Puppet
6 183 (3.00%) Nagios
7 173 (2.84%) WSUS
8 145 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
9 135 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 117 (1.92%) Data Guard
11 106 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 89 (1.46%) Tivoli
13 87 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
14 76 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 66 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
16 62 (1.02%) OpenView
17 61 (1.00%) Legato
18 58 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
19 52 (0.85%) ARCserve
20 44 (0.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3783 (62.05%) VMware
2 2321 (38.07%) Microsoft
3 1766 (28.97%) Cisco
4 1663 (27.28%) HP
5 1617 (26.52%) Citrix
6 1151 (18.88%) EMC
7 1106 (18.14%) NetApp
8 964 (15.81%) Oracle
9 692 (11.35%) Red Hat
10 683 (11.20%) Symantec
11 518 (8.50%) Dell
12 470 (7.71%) IBM
13 339 (5.56%) Brocade
14 315 (5.17%) Juniper
15 263 (4.31%) Veritas
16 236 (3.87%) Veeam
17 233 (3.82%) Sun
18 187 (3.07%) CheckPoint
19 180 (2.95%) 3PAR
20 163 (2.67%) JBoss
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + 5K Car All + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Information Security & Communications
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago