Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 244 161
Rank change year-on-year +21 -83 +20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 98 108 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 0.96% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.73% 7.43% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83 100 169
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.07% +7.89% -7.32%
10th Percentile £41,350 £35,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £65,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +13.68% -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 1,268 1,454 1,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.76% 12.95% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,290 1,329
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 5 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) VMware
3 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
4 41 (41.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (37.76%) Active Directory
6 33 (33.67%) DNS
6 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
6 33 (33.67%) PowerShell
7 32 (32.65%) Office 365
8 28 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (28.57%) NAS
8 28 (28.57%) Linux
9 27 (27.55%) Azure
10 26 (26.53%) DHCP
11 25 (25.51%) ITIL
11 25 (25.51%) Hyper-V
12 24 (24.49%) AWS
12 24 (24.49%) Cisco
12 24 (24.49%) Citrix
13 23 (23.47%) SQL
13 23 (23.47%) Finance
13 23 (23.47%) Firewall
14 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.43%) WAN
15 21 (21.43%) Data Centre
16 20 (20.41%) LAN
17 19 (19.39%) Degree
18 17 (17.35%) HP
19 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
19 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) Acrobat
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.65%) Office 365
2 27 (27.55%) Azure
3 24 (24.49%) AWS
4 9 (9.18%) G Suite
5 3 (3.06%) Datadog
5 3 (3.06%) IaaS
6 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.04%) GCP
6 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Slack
7 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) DNS
2 28 (28.57%) NAS
3 26 (26.53%) DHCP
4 23 (23.47%) Firewall
5 21 (21.43%) WAN
6 20 (20.41%) LAN
7 16 (16.33%) TCP/IP
8 12 (12.24%) VPN
9 8 (8.16%) Network Security
9 8 (8.16%) Structured Cabling
10 7 (7.14%) iSCSI
11 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (6.12%) Internet
11 6 (6.12%) SSL
12 5 (5.10%) NetScaler
13 4 (4.08%) BGP
13 4 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (4.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.06%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.02%) MySQL
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Advertising
4 5 (5.10%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Front Office
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) Administrator
3 12 (12.24%) DBA
4 8 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior DBA
5 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) SQL DBA
8 4 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Flash
1 3 (3.06%) LDAP
1 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.31%) Replication
3 8 (8.16%) User Experience
4 7 (7.14%) Clustering
5 5 (5.10%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.10%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 28 (28.57%) Linux
4 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.16%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.08%) Unix
8 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.06%) Android
10 2 (2.04%) CentOS
11 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.02%) Solaris
11 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (25.51%) ITIL
3 16 (16.33%) Storage Management
4 15 (15.31%) Project Delivery
5 12 (12.24%) Migration
5 12 (12.24%) Statistics
6 11 (11.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (11.22%) Server Building
6 11 (11.22%) Server Hardening
6 11 (11.22%) Server Patching
7 9 (9.18%) Change Management
7 9 (9.18%) Release Management
7 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
8 8 (8.16%) Database Mirroring
8 8 (8.16%) Network Architecture
8 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.16%) Runbook
8 8 (8.16%) Technology Roadmap
9 6 (6.12%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.67%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.47%) SQL
3 11 (11.22%) Bash Shell
3 11 (11.22%) Python
4 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.06%) Perl
6 3 (3.06%) Ruby
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.08%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) CCNP
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) CCNA
6 1 (1.02%) CISA
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.02%) CIW
6 1 (1.02%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) COBIT
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (25.51%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.22%) XenApp
5 8 (8.16%) XenDesktop
6 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.06%) Cronacle
8 3 (3.06%) Docker
8 3 (3.06%) Veritas File System
8 3 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.04%) NFS
9 2 (2.04%) vSphere
10 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.02%) Firmware
10 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (11.22%) SCCM
3 10 (10.20%) Ansible
4 8 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (6.12%) SCOM
5 6 (6.12%) XenMobile
6 5 (5.10%) Grafana
6 5 (5.10%) SCVMM
6 5 (5.10%) vCenter Server
7 4 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (4.08%) Kibana
7 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (3.06%) Nagios
8 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.06%) Packer
8 3 (3.06%) Terraform
8 3 (3.06%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) VMware
2 33 (33.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.49%) Cisco
3 24 (24.49%) Citrix
4 17 (17.35%) HP
5 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.24%) Veeam
6 11 (11.22%) Google
7 9 (9.18%) Symantec
8 8 (8.16%) NetApp
9 7 (7.14%) IBM
10 6 (6.12%) Dell
10 6 (6.12%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.12%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.10%) Oracle
12 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.08%) F5
12 4 (4.08%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.08%) Sophos