Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 233 243
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 -43
Permanent jobs citing SAN 38 121 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.76% 1.05% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 7.72% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 105 133
Median annual salary £59,250 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £52,500 £43,650 £36,350
90th Percentile £76,500 £77,700 £77,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% +1.94%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 542 1,567 1,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.80% 13.56% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 482 1,393 1,477
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,138 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.89% +0.25% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,500 £29,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Central London

SAN
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in Central London.

Salary trend for SAN in Central London

SAN
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in Central London over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in Central London

SAN
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 35 £60,000 -4.00% 12
West End of London +12 1 £48,500 +11.49%
SAN
London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 34 (89.47%) VMware
2 33 (86.84%) Windows
3 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
6 20 (52.63%) Azure
7 19 (50.00%) Finance
8 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
10 13 (34.21%) Cisco
11 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (28.95%) Linux
12 11 (28.95%) Firewall
12 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
12 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
13 10 (26.32%) IaaS
14 9 (23.68%) Ansible
14 9 (23.68%) SCCM
15 8 (21.05%) SaaS
15 8 (21.05%) PaaS
15 8 (21.05%) Dell
15 8 (21.05%) EMC
15 8 (21.05%) Office 365
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (18.42%) DHCP
16 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Azure
2 10 (26.32%) IaaS
3 8 (21.05%) Office 365
3 8 (21.05%) PaaS
3 8 (21.05%) SaaS
4 7 (18.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (13.16%) AWS
6 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) NAS
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.63%) WebEx
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) WSH
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Robotics
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) CentOS
7 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.79%) Server Building
3 6 (15.79%) Server Management
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.53%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Presales
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Storage Management
7 2 (5.26%) Architectural Design
7 2 (5.26%) Runbook
7 2 (5.26%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
5 3 (7.89%) StorNext
5 3 (7.89%) Xsan
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (18.42%) Puppet
4 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.53%) WSUS
6 3 (7.89%) Terraform
7 2 (5.26%) Control-M
7 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) VMware
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Dell
4 8 (21.05%) EMC
5 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
6 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Apple
8 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.89%) Isilon
8 3 (7.89%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) Meraki
8 3 (7.89%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
8 3 (7.89%) Supermicro
8 3 (7.89%) Veeam
9 2 (5.26%) Asigra
9 2 (5.26%) BMC