Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 150 220
Rank change year-on-year -49 +70 -108
Permanent jobs citing SAN 144 206 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 2.02% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 12.23% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 134 191 153
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +5.71% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £76,250 £82,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -4.76%

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 1,687 1,684 2,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.93% 16.52% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 1,549 1,857
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 2 £57,500 -
SAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 129 (89.58%) VMware
2 119 (82.64%) Windows
3 86 (59.72%) Windows Server
4 81 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 64 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 50 (34.72%) Citrix
9 45 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 43 (29.86%) Office 365
11 40 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 40 (27.78%) DNS
12 38 (26.39%) PowerShell
12 38 (26.39%) Hyper-V
13 37 (25.69%) Firewall
14 36 (25.00%) Cisco
15 34 (23.61%) Finance
16 33 (22.92%) Linux
17 30 (20.83%) HP
17 30 (20.83%) WAN
18 29 (20.14%) DHCP
19 28 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (18.75%) SQL
20 27 (18.75%) XenApp
21 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
22 23 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
23 22 (15.28%) DevOps
24 21 (14.58%) SCCM
24 21 (14.58%) vSphere
25 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013

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 40 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.56%) Confluence
5 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.86%) IIS
7 6 (4.17%) SAS
8 5 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.78%) Apache
10 2 (1.39%) JBoss
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (29.86%) Office 365
3 16 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.94%) SaaS
5 8 (5.56%) IaaS
6 7 (4.86%) PaaS
7 5 (3.47%) GitHub
7 5 (3.47%) Mimecast
8 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.08%) G Suite
9 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.39%) Trello
10 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.78%) DNS
2 37 (25.69%) Firewall
3 30 (20.83%) WAN
4 29 (20.14%) DHCP
5 16 (11.11%) LAN
5 16 (11.11%) MPLS
5 16 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 15 (10.42%) NAS
7 14 (9.72%) iSCSI
8 12 (8.33%) VPN
9 11 (7.64%) VLAN
10 10 (6.94%) Skype
11 8 (5.56%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.47%) Wireless
13 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (2.08%) IPsec
14 3 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.08%) Big Data
4 3 (2.08%) MySQL
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) JIRA
2 6 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Law
3 8 (5.56%) Legal
4 4 (2.78%) Advertising
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.08%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (10.42%) Analyst
4 15 (10.42%) Consultant
5 14 (9.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (9.03%) Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Administrator
7 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) IT Support
8 9 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 8 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) .NET
1 4 (2.78%) Flash
2 3 (2.08%) LAMP
2 3 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.69%) REST
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.03%) Reinsurance
3 12 (8.33%) Clustering
4 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.94%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (6.25%) Replication
7 8 (5.56%) Private Cloud
8 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (3.47%) HP StoreVirtual
10 4 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
11 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
11 3 (2.08%) STB
12 2 (1.39%) Fintech
12 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (82.64%) Windows
2 86 (59.72%) Windows Server
3 33 (22.92%) Linux
4 28 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.81%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.25%) CentOS
8 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.47%) Unix
10 3 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.39%) VyOS
11 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.69%) Solaris
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (15.28%) DevOps
3 19 (13.19%) Migration
4 13 (9.03%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.03%) ITIL
5 12 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 11 (7.64%) Business Continuity
7 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.94%) Network Virtualisation
8 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (4.86%) Change Management
9 7 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.86%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Task Automation
10 6 (4.17%) Decision-Making
10 6 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.39%) PowerShell
2 27 (18.75%) SQL
3 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.47%) C
4 5 (3.47%) Python
5 4 (2.78%) Java
6 3 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) C#
8 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.86%) CCNA
4 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.08%) PMP
7 2 (1.39%) CCDP
7 2 (1.39%) CCNP
7 2 (1.39%) MCP
7 2 (1.39%) SANS
7 2 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CISA
8 1 (0.69%) CISSP
8 1 (0.69%) CRISC
8 1 (0.69%) ISACA
8 1 (0.69%) MCITP
8 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 64 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (26.39%) Hyper-V
4 27 (18.75%) XenApp
5 21 (14.58%) vSphere
6 17 (11.81%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (6.94%) XenServer
9 4 (2.78%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.08%) StorNext
10 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.08%) Xsan
11 2 (1.39%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.39%) Docker
11 2 (1.39%) Firmware
11 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.69%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.69%) SRDF
12 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (14.58%) SCCM
2 10 (6.94%) HP Data Protector
2 10 (6.94%) SCOM
3 8 (5.56%) Puppet
4 6 (4.17%) Ansible
4 6 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 5 (3.47%) WSUS
6 4 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.78%) Terraform
7 3 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.39%) Grafana
8 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.39%) Pingdom
8 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.69%) Cryoserver
9 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.69%) Simpana
Vendors
1 129 (89.58%) VMware
2 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (34.72%) Citrix
4 36 (25.00%) Cisco
5 30 (20.83%) HP
6 19 (13.19%) Dell
7 17 (11.81%) EMC
8 15 (10.42%) NetApp
9 11 (7.64%) 3PAR
9 11 (7.64%) IBM
9 11 (7.64%) Veeam
10 9 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 8 (5.56%) Juniper
12 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
12 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.47%) EqualLogic
12 5 (3.47%) Google
13 4 (2.78%) Avaya
13 4 (2.78%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.08%) Cognos