Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 188 234 253
Rank change year-on-year +46 +19 -62
Permanent jobs citing SAN 38 67 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.74% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 5.98% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 94
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +21.95% -6.82%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £77,125
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +26.32% -13.64%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 438 1,120 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.30% 12.42% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 388 997 1,184
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,175 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,138 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.35% +0.25% +4.76%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the City of London

SAN
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in the City of London.

Salary trend for SAN in the City of London

SAN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 31 (81.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (78.95%) Windows
4 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
6 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
7 16 (42.11%) Cisco
7 16 (42.11%) Azure
8 15 (39.47%) Linux
9 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
10 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (34.21%) Firewall
11 12 (31.58%) IaaS
12 10 (26.32%) Dell
13 9 (23.68%) HP
13 9 (23.68%) NetApp
13 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (23.68%) AWS
13 9 (23.68%) Ansible
14 8 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (21.05%) EMC
15 7 (18.42%) vSphere
15 7 (18.42%) SaaS
15 7 (18.42%) PaaS
15 7 (18.42%) NAS
15 7 (18.42%) SCCM
15 7 (18.42%) Presales

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Azure
2 12 (31.58%) IaaS
3 9 (23.68%) AWS
4 8 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (18.42%) PaaS
5 7 (18.42%) SaaS
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) GitLab
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WSH
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (15.79%) CentOS
6 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Presales
3 7 (18.42%) Server Management
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) Server Building
5 5 (13.16%) Architectural Design
5 5 (13.16%) Runbook
5 5 (13.16%) Technology Roadmap
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Information Security
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Storage Management
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.26%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.42%) vSphere
5 5 (13.16%) StorNext
5 5 (13.16%) Xsan
6 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Puppet
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.26%) Control-M
5 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.26%) Terraform
5 2 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco
4 10 (26.32%) Dell
5 9 (23.68%) HP
5 9 (23.68%) NetApp
6 8 (21.05%) EMC
7 6 (15.79%) 3PAR
7 6 (15.79%) CommVault
7 6 (15.79%) Juniper
7 6 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
7 6 (15.79%) SonicWALL
7 6 (15.79%) Supermicro
7 6 (15.79%) Veeam
8 5 (13.16%) Apple
8 5 (13.16%) Asigra
8 5 (13.16%) Isilon
8 5 (13.16%) Sun
9 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
10 3 (7.89%) Citrix