Period
to 19 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 150 204
Rank change year-on-year -76 +54 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 124 202 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.98% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 12.72% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117 189 152
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,650 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +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 1,618 1,588 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.80% 15.56% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 1,427 1,741
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% -2.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.91% -3.81% +5.00%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

SAN
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
London Bridge - 5 £55,000 -
SAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 111 (89.52%) Windows
2 104 (83.87%) VMware
3 84 (67.74%) Windows Server
4 80 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
6 56 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (44.35%) DNS
8 53 (42.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 45 (36.29%) Citrix
9 45 (36.29%) Linux
10 43 (34.68%) DHCP
10 43 (34.68%) Firewall
11 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
12 38 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 36 (29.03%) Cisco
14 35 (28.23%) PowerShell
15 34 (27.42%) Office 365
16 33 (26.61%) WAN
17 32 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (24.19%) SQL
19 28 (22.58%) Finance
20 26 (20.97%) HP
21 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
21 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
22 23 (18.55%) VPN
22 23 (18.55%) MS Exchange
22 23 (18.55%) Dell
23 22 (17.74%) LAN
24 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V

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 23 (18.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.48%) IIS
5 10 (8.06%) Skype for Business
6 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.03%) Apache
8 4 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.42%) Confluence
9 3 (2.42%) JBoss
9 3 (2.42%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (27.42%) Office 365
3 24 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.45%) IaaS
4 8 (6.45%) SaaS
5 6 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.23%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.42%) G Suite
7 3 (2.42%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.42%) PaaS
8 2 (1.61%) Trello
9 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (44.35%) DNS
2 43 (34.68%) DHCP
2 43 (34.68%) Firewall
3 33 (26.61%) WAN
4 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 23 (18.55%) VPN
6 22 (17.74%) LAN
7 16 (12.90%) NAS
8 15 (12.10%) MPLS
9 10 (8.06%) Skype
10 9 (7.26%) VLAN
11 7 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.65%) FTP
12 6 (4.84%) NetScaler
13 5 (4.03%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.03%) Wireless
14 4 (3.23%) BGP
14 4 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (3.23%) HTTP
14 4 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) MySQL
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.61%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) IDOL
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) DB2
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (22.58%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Legal
3 8 (6.45%) Law
4 7 (5.65%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (36.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.90%) Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Infrastructure Support
5 13 (10.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) IT Support
7 11 (8.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Administrator
8 10 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.26%) Server Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) IT Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) IT Support Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) .NET
2 8 (6.45%) LDAP
3 4 (3.23%) JSON
3 4 (3.23%) XML
4 3 (2.42%) LAMP
4 3 (2.42%) Web Services
5 2 (1.61%) Middleware
5 2 (1.61%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Reinsurance
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 7 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.84%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.84%) Replication
6 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.03%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.61%) Clustering
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (89.52%) Windows
2 84 (67.74%) Windows Server
3 45 (36.29%) Linux
4 32 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
7 11 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.87%) Unix
8 7 (5.65%) Solaris
9 6 (4.84%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.23%) CentOS
10 4 (3.23%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.61%) VyOS
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.81%) HPUX
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (15.32%) ITIL
2 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (14.52%) Project Management
4 14 (11.29%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.68%) DevOps
5 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.87%) Migration
7 10 (8.06%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.45%) Change Management
9 8 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.65%) Storage Management
11 6 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (4.84%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (4.84%) Patch Management
11 6 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.84%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.23%) PowerShell
2 30 (24.19%) SQL
3 16 (12.90%) Python
4 10 (8.06%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.65%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) Java
7 5 (4.03%) C++
7 5 (4.03%) PHP
8 3 (2.42%) C
9 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.87%) MCSE
3 11 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.84%) CCNA
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.84%) MCSA
4 6 (4.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.23%) AWS Certification
5 4 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.42%) MCITP
7 2 (1.61%) RHCE
8 1 (0.81%) CCDA
8 1 (0.81%) CCDP
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) CCSA
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCTS
8 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) SLA
2 4 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 56 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 19 (15.32%) XenApp
5 13 (10.48%) vSphere
6 11 (8.87%) XenServer
7 10 (8.06%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.84%) LXC
8 6 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.23%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.42%) StorNext
11 3 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.42%) Xsan
12 2 (1.61%) Docker
12 2 (1.61%) Firmware
12 2 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) Puppet
2 11 (8.87%) Ansible
3 9 (7.26%) SCOM
4 8 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.84%) SCCM
7 5 (4.03%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.23%) Salt
9 3 (2.42%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (2.42%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (2.42%) Nagios
9 3 (2.42%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (1.61%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.61%) Grafana
10 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.61%) Pingdom
10 2 (1.61%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 104 (83.87%) VMware
2 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 45 (36.29%) Citrix
4 36 (29.03%) Cisco
5 26 (20.97%) HP
6 23 (18.55%) Dell
7 16 (12.90%) EMC
8 14 (11.29%) IBM
8 14 (11.29%) NetApp
8 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
9 12 (9.68%) Google
10 11 (8.87%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.26%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.45%) EqualLogic
12 8 (6.45%) SolarWinds
13 7 (5.65%) Veeam
14 6 (4.84%) iManage
14 6 (4.84%) Intapp
14 6 (4.84%) Juniper
14 6 (4.84%) Veritas