Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 153 194
Rank change year-on-year -81 +41 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 116 196 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 1.97% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 12.88% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 107 184 153
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% -8.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,508 1,522 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.62% 15.26% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,364 1,597
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 - 4 £52,500 -
SAN
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 99 (85.34%) Windows
2 92 (79.31%) VMware
3 75 (64.66%) Active Directory
3 75 (64.66%) Windows Server
4 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
5 62 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (51.72%) DNS
7 50 (43.10%) DHCP
8 45 (38.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 42 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (36.21%) Linux
9 42 (36.21%) Citrix
10 40 (34.48%) Office 365
11 39 (33.62%) PowerShell
11 39 (33.62%) Firewall
12 33 (28.45%) WAN
12 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (26.72%) MS Exchange
13 31 (26.72%) ITIL
13 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
13 31 (26.72%) Finance
14 30 (25.86%) Cisco
14 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
16 28 (24.14%) VPN
17 27 (23.28%) LAN
17 27 (23.28%) HP
18 26 (22.41%) SQL
19 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
20 19 (16.38%) Amazon AWS

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 31 (26.72%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.62%) Skype for Business
5 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.76%) IIS
6 5 (4.31%) Apache
7 3 (2.59%) JBoss
7 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.86%) Confluence
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (34.48%) Office 365
3 19 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (10.34%) IaaS
5 9 (7.76%) SaaS
6 7 (6.03%) Mimecast
7 6 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.59%) PaaS
10 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.86%) G Suite
11 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.72%) DNS
2 50 (43.10%) DHCP
3 39 (33.62%) Firewall
4 33 (28.45%) WAN
5 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 28 (24.14%) VPN
7 27 (23.28%) LAN
8 17 (14.66%) NAS
9 13 (11.21%) VLAN
10 11 (9.48%) iSCSI
10 11 (9.48%) MPLS
11 10 (8.62%) Skype
12 8 (6.90%) FTP
12 8 (6.90%) NetScaler
13 6 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (5.17%) Internet
13 6 (5.17%) IPsec
13 6 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (5.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.72%) IDOL
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.72%) Power BI
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Legal
3 8 (6.90%) Law
4 7 (6.03%) Advertising
5 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (22.41%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (10.34%) Administrator
4 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) IT Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Server Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) IT Support
7 8 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (6.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
2 7 (6.03%) LDAP
3 5 (4.31%) XML
4 4 (3.45%) JSON
5 3 (2.59%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.59%) Web Services
6 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.72%) LAMP
6 2 (1.72%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.62%) Clustering
3 9 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (5.17%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (5.17%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.17%) Replication
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.59%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.86%) Fintech
9 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (85.34%) Windows
2 75 (64.66%) Windows Server
3 42 (36.21%) Linux
4 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (14.66%) Windows 10
7 13 (11.21%) Unix
8 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (8.62%) Solaris
9 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.72%) CentOS
13 1 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.86%) HPUX
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (26.72%) ITIL
3 19 (16.38%) Project Management
4 16 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (11.21%) Service Management
7 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.48%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.90%) Coaching
10 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 8 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (6.03%) Change Management
11 7 (6.03%) High Availability
11 7 (6.03%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.03%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) PowerShell
2 26 (22.41%) SQL
3 16 (13.79%) Python
4 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.03%) Perl
6 6 (5.17%) Java
7 5 (4.31%) C++
7 5 (4.31%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) C#
8 2 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.34%) MCSE
4 8 (6.90%) MCSA
4 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.31%) CCNA
7 4 (3.45%) AWS Certification
7 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.72%) CCNP
8 2 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCITP
8 2 (1.72%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) RHCE
8 2 (1.72%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.86%) CCDA
9 1 (0.86%) CCDP
9 1 (0.86%) CCSA
9 1 (0.86%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) GDPR
3 2 (1.72%) COBIT
3 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 75 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 62 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (21.55%) Hyper-V
4 16 (13.79%) XenApp
5 11 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (9.48%) vSphere
6 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.90%) XenServer
8 7 (6.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (6.03%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (5.17%) LXC
10 5 (4.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.59%) DFS Replication
11 3 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.72%) Docker
12 2 (1.72%) KVM
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.72%) RHEV
12 2 (1.72%) SRDF
12 2 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Puppet
2 14 (12.07%) SCOM
3 11 (9.48%) Ansible
3 11 (9.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.62%) Backup Exec
5 8 (6.90%) SCCM
6 6 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (4.31%) Nagios
7 5 (4.31%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (3.45%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.45%) Salt
8 4 (3.45%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.72%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (79.31%) VMware
2 66 (56.90%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.21%) Citrix
4 30 (25.86%) Cisco
5 27 (23.28%) HP
6 17 (14.66%) Dell
7 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (12.07%) Google
9 11 (9.48%) EMC
9 11 (9.48%) IBM
10 10 (8.62%) NetApp
10 10 (8.62%) SolarWinds
11 8 (6.90%) 3PAR
11 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
11 8 (6.90%) Oracle
11 8 (6.90%) Veeam
11 8 (6.90%) Veritas
12 6 (5.17%) EqualLogic
12 6 (5.17%) SaltStack
12 6 (5.17%) Symantec