Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 188 202
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 -94
Permanent jobs citing SAN 176 177 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.72% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.78% 9.98% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 169 156 220
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.32% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £38,050 £30,375 £34,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,375 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1494 1773 2444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.62% 15.25% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1555 2098
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 133 (75.57%) Windows
2 120 (68.18%) VMware
3 110 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 96 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 79 (44.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 78 (44.32%) Microsoft
7 77 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 67 (38.07%) Hyper-V
9 59 (33.52%) Cisco
10 58 (32.95%) Finance
11 55 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (30.68%) Office 365
13 52 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (29.55%) Citrix
13 52 (29.55%) Firewall
14 46 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (25.00%) ITIL
16 42 (23.86%) DNS
16 42 (23.86%) XenApp
17 39 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 37 (21.02%) Linux
19 36 (20.45%) HP
19 36 (20.45%) Dell
19 36 (20.45%) XenServer
20 32 (18.18%) XenDesktop
20 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
20 32 (18.18%) WAN
21 29 (16.48%) DHCP
22 28 (15.91%) LAN
23 27 (15.34%) Data Centre

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 77 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 52 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.11%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 54 (30.68%) Office 365
2 39 (22.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.95%) IaaS
4 10 (5.68%) Mimecast
5 9 (5.11%) PaaS
6 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.14%) SaaS
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.55%) Firewall
2 42 (23.86%) DNS
3 32 (18.18%) WAN
4 29 (16.48%) DHCP
5 28 (15.91%) LAN
6 20 (11.36%) NetScaler
7 17 (9.66%) VLAN
8 16 (9.09%) iSCSI
9 14 (7.95%) TCP/IP
10 13 (7.39%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (7.39%) NAS
11 11 (6.25%) VoIP
12 9 (5.11%) VPN
12 9 (5.11%) Wireless
13 7 (3.98%) Internet
14 6 (3.41%) Intranet
14 6 (3.41%) Skype
15 5 (2.84%) Cisco Wireless
15 5 (2.84%) DMZ
15 5 (2.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.41%) MySQL
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) OLAP
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (32.95%) Finance
2 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (42.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (14.77%) Consultant
3 21 (11.93%) VMware Engineer
4 19 (10.80%) Citrix Engineer
4 19 (10.80%) Windows Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.39%) Server Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.25%) Administrator
8 11 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (4.55%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.98%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) Web Services
2 5 (2.84%) Middleware
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.70%) .NET
4 3 (1.70%) SAML
4 3 (1.70%) XMPP
5 2 (1.14%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.57%) Flash
6 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.80%) Replication
3 10 (5.68%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.55%) Clustering
6 7 (3.98%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.84%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.70%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.70%) PKI
8 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.70%) STB
8 3 (1.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.14%) Fintech
9 2 (1.14%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.57%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.57%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 133 (75.57%) Windows
2 96 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 55 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (21.02%) Linux
6 22 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 22 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.68%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.98%) Unix
10 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.27%) CentOS
12 2 (1.14%) AIX
12 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.57%) Solaris
13 1 (0.57%) VMS
13 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.00%) ITIL
2 22 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (8.52%) Service Delivery
4 13 (7.39%) Proactive Monitoring
5 12 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (5.11%) ITSM
7 9 (5.11%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.55%) Presales
8 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.98%) Change Management
9 7 (3.98%) Service Management
10 6 (3.41%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.41%) High Availability
10 6 (3.41%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.41%) Network Design
10 6 (3.41%) Project Management
11 5 (2.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.77%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.66%) SQL
3 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.27%) Java
4 4 (2.27%) VBScript
5 2 (1.14%) C#
5 2 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) Go
6 1 (0.57%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) Ruby
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (13.07%) MCSE
4 21 (11.93%) CCNA
5 15 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (6.82%) MCSA
7 11 (6.25%) MCP
8 6 (3.41%) MCITP
9 5 (2.84%) CCNP
10 4 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
10 4 (2.27%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.70%) PMP
12 2 (1.14%) CCDP
12 2 (1.14%) CCIE
12 2 (1.14%) EMCIE
12 2 (1.14%) EMCTA
12 2 (1.14%) RHCE
13 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 79 (44.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (38.07%) Hyper-V
4 42 (23.86%) XenApp
5 36 (20.45%) XenServer
6 32 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 13 (7.39%) vSphere
8 12 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.70%) Firmware
12 2 (1.14%) NFS
12 2 (1.14%) PowerHA
12 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.57%) Ceph
13 1 (0.57%) Docker
13 1 (0.57%) iptables
13 1 (0.57%) KVM
13 1 (0.57%) vCloud
13 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) SCCM
2 9 (5.11%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.11%) HP Data Protector
3 8 (4.55%) HP SIM
4 6 (3.41%) Nagios
4 6 (3.41%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.41%) vRealize
5 5 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.27%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.70%) Puppet
7 3 (1.70%) WSUS
8 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.14%) Ansible
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.14%) SCOM
8 2 (1.14%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.57%) NetApp OnCommand
9 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 120 (68.18%) VMware
2 78 (44.32%) Microsoft
3 59 (33.52%) Cisco
4 52 (29.55%) Citrix
5 36 (20.45%) Dell
5 36 (20.45%) HP
6 27 (15.34%) 3PAR
7 25 (14.20%) EMC
8 21 (11.93%) IBM
9 17 (9.66%) NetApp
10 16 (9.09%) Veeam
11 14 (7.95%) Brocade
12 12 (6.82%) Symantec
13 11 (6.25%) SolarWinds
14 10 (5.68%) EqualLogic
14 10 (5.68%) Juniper
15 9 (5.11%) Dell Compellent
16 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
17 7 (3.98%) Oracle
17 7 (3.98%) Veritas