Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 228 240
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 51 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 5.45% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 89
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £66,563 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,900 £86,000
Central London median annual salary £58,750 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.62% +23.81% -4.55%

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 455 936 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.07% 12.75% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 403 836 1,159
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £49,625 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £89,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 35 (94.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (72.97%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (51.35%) Firewall
6 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
7 17 (45.95%) Linux
7 17 (45.95%) HP
8 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
9 15 (40.54%) Cisco
9 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
9 15 (40.54%) Azure
10 13 (35.14%) AWS
11 12 (32.43%) Nimble Storage
12 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
12 11 (29.73%) Finance
13 10 (27.03%) Dell
13 10 (27.03%) NetApp
13 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
13 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
13 10 (27.03%) IaaS
13 10 (27.03%) Server Management
14 9 (24.32%) Presales
14 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
14 9 (24.32%) CommVault
15 8 (21.62%) Juniper
15 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
15 8 (21.62%) CentOS
15 8 (21.62%) Ansible
15 8 (21.62%) Microsoft 365

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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 13 (35.14%) AWS
3 10 (27.03%) IaaS
4 8 (21.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (8.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Storage
6 2 (5.41%) OneDrive
6 2 (5.41%) PaaS
6 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
2 6 (16.22%) Social Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) CentOS
4 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.03%) Server Management
3 9 (24.32%) Presales
4 7 (18.92%) Server Building
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Architectural Design
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Runbook
6 5 (13.51%) Technology Roadmap
6 5 (13.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
8 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.11%) Project Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Storage Management
9 2 (5.41%) Break/Fix
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 35 (94.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
5 6 (16.22%) StorNext
5 6 (16.22%) Xsan
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (5.41%) DFS Replication
8 2 (5.41%) Firmware
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) PowerCLI
4 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM
5 2 (5.41%) vRealize
5 2 (5.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) HP
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) Cisco
5 12 (32.43%) Nimble Storage
6 10 (27.03%) 3PAR
6 10 (27.03%) Dell
6 10 (27.03%) NetApp
7 9 (24.32%) CommVault
7 9 (24.32%) SonicWALL
8 8 (21.62%) Juniper
8 8 (21.62%) Supermicro
9 7 (18.92%) EMC
9 7 (18.92%) Veeam
10 6 (16.22%) Isilon
11 5 (13.51%) Asigra
11 5 (13.51%) Citrix
11 5 (13.51%) Sun
12 4 (10.81%) Apple
13 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto