Period
to 14 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 227 232
Rank change year-on-year +43 +5 -78
Permanent jobs citing SAN 43 106 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.30% 8.17% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 40 98 120
Median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,875 £40,350 £35,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £73,875
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +36.36% - +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 682 1,297 1,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.12% 12.80% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 608 1,165 1,444
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Azure
3 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
5 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
6 26 (60.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (60.47%) Office 365
7 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (44.19%) VMware
9 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
13 8 (18.60%) EMC
13 8 (18.60%) ITIL
14 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2016
15 6 (13.95%) Linux
15 6 (13.95%) Citrix
15 6 (13.95%) IBM
15 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
16 5 (11.63%) Hitachi
16 5 (11.63%) NetApp
16 5 (11.63%) Veeam
16 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
16 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
17 4 (9.30%) DevOps
17 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
17 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (79.07%) Azure
2 26 (60.47%) Office 365
3 3 (6.98%) AWS
3 3 (6.98%) GCP
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) SaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DHCP
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Multicast
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Front Office
3 2 (4.65%) Housing Association
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) IT Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Server Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) JSON
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Unix
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.98%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) Storage Management
4 3 (6.98%) Task Automation
4 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.65%) Architectural Design
5 2 (4.65%) ITSM
5 2 (4.65%) Presales
5 2 (4.65%) Proactive Maintenance
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.98%) vRealize
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) Terraform
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Grafana
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) EMC
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) IBM
5 5 (11.63%) Hitachi
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) Veeam
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Brocade
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) Isilon
7 3 (6.98%) Ivanti
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
8 2 (4.65%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) Zerto
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle