Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 162 217
Rank change year-on-year -70 +55 +23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 38 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 1.05% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.39% 7.54% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 94
10th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £41,400
25th Percentile £54,375 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £75,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +22.45% +11.36%
75th Percentile £69,063 £77,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £74,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +9.09%

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 547 504 1,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.18% 13.94% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 486 451 1,131
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,538 £28,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +19.57% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% +4.55%

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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) Azure
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
8 7 (29.17%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) CommVault
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
9 6 (25.00%) IaaS
9 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
9 6 (25.00%) Citrix
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (20.83%) PowerCLI
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.83%) Dell
10 5 (20.83%) EMC
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Veeam

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Azure
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) IaaS
4 4 (16.67%) AWS
5 3 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (12.50%) Azure Storage
5 3 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.17%) GCP
6 1 (4.17%) GitHub
6 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Intranet
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) SD-WAN
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) SAN Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) HP Storage Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Data Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Server Management
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) PowerCLI
2 3 (12.50%) vCenter Server
3 2 (8.33%) vRealize
3 2 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
4 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
4 7 (29.17%) CommVault
4 7 (29.17%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Dell
6 5 (20.83%) EMC
6 5 (20.83%) Veeam
7 4 (16.67%) NetApp
8 3 (12.50%) Brocade
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.50%) Veritas
9 2 (8.33%) BeyondTrust
9 2 (8.33%) IronPort
9 2 (8.33%) Rapid7
9 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL