Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 238 182
Rank change year-on-year +12 -56 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 79 89 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.86% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.96% 6.76% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 154
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £50,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.15% -7.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,750 £33,625 £41,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,500 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +29.73% -15.91% +10.00%

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 1,135 1,317 1,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.64% 12.76% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,180 1,432
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,950
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year - +4.27% -4.09%

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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 46 (58.23%) VMware
3 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
4 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
5 34 (43.04%) Azure
6 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
6 33 (41.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 30 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (36.71%) Office 365
9 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
10 24 (30.38%) Citrix
11 23 (29.11%) DNS
12 21 (26.58%) DHCP
13 20 (25.32%) Finance
14 19 (24.05%) NAS
15 18 (22.78%) Linux
15 18 (22.78%) ITIL
16 17 (21.52%) Firewall
16 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
16 17 (21.52%) Data Centre
17 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (18.99%) Project Delivery
19 14 (17.72%) Storage Management
19 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
19 14 (17.72%) Cisco
20 13 (16.46%) HP
20 13 (16.46%) SQL
20 13 (16.46%) AWS
21 12 (15.19%) XenApp
21 12 (15.19%) Python

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 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.59%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.04%) Azure
2 29 (36.71%) Office 365
3 13 (16.46%) AWS
4 4 (5.06%) IaaS
5 3 (3.80%) Datadog
6 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.53%) GCP
6 2 (2.53%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.53%) PaaS
6 2 (2.53%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) DNS
2 21 (26.58%) DHCP
3 19 (24.05%) NAS
4 17 (21.52%) Firewall
5 12 (15.19%) VPN
6 11 (13.92%) LAN
6 11 (13.92%) WAN
7 9 (11.39%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (11.39%) Network Security
7 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.13%) iSCSI
9 7 (8.86%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (7.59%) SSL
11 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (6.33%) HTTP
11 5 (6.33%) Multicast
11 5 (6.33%) NetScaler
12 4 (5.06%) SNMP
13 3 (3.80%) BGP
13 3 (3.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.80%) InfluxDB
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Subversion
2 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Law
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (8.86%) DBA
3 6 (7.59%) Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) IT Engineer
3 6 (7.59%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) SQL DBA
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.06%) Administrator
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) SAN Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) Senior DBA
5 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Backup Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Flash
2 1 (1.27%) JSON
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Replication
3 9 (11.39%) Clustering
4 7 (8.86%) Fixed Income
4 7 (8.86%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.78%) Linux
4 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (13.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) Android
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.53%) CentOS
10 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.53%) Unix
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
11 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (22.78%) ITIL
3 15 (18.99%) Project Delivery
4 14 (17.72%) Storage Management
5 11 (13.92%) Project Management
6 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.66%) Server Building
6 10 (12.66%) Server Hardening
6 10 (12.66%) Server Patching
6 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.39%) DevOps
8 7 (8.86%) Change Management
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.86%) Statistics
9 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.59%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (7.59%) Service Management
10 5 (6.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.46%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Groovy
7 1 (1.27%) Korn
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) CIW
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
2 30 (37.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.19%) XenApp
5 10 (12.66%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.06%) vSphere
8 1 (1.27%) Docker
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (10.13%) Ansible
4 6 (7.59%) SCOM
4 6 (7.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
5 5 (6.33%) SCVMM
5 5 (6.33%) vCenter Server
5 5 (6.33%) XenMobile
6 4 (5.06%) Grafana
6 4 (5.06%) Kibana
7 3 (3.80%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) Nagios
7 3 (3.80%) Packer
7 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.80%) Terraform
7 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.80%) vRealize
7 3 (3.80%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) VMware
2 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.38%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.13%) IBM
7 8 (10.13%) NetApp
7 8 (10.13%) Veeam
8 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.33%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.06%) Dell
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle
10 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.80%) CommVault
10 3 (3.80%) EMC
10 3 (3.80%) F5
10 3 (3.80%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.80%) Shavlik