Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 236 238 197
Rank change year-on-year +2 -41 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 59 97 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.94% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 7.26% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 94 148
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% -0.90%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,900 £78,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.71% -11.82% -

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 1,098 1,337 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.48% 12.89% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1,204 1,477
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,875 £89,625 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £53,615
% change year-on-year +0.25% +2.58% +2.12%

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 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 42 (71.19%) VMware
3 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
5 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (47.46%) Azure
6 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
7 22 (37.29%) Office 365
7 22 (37.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
9 19 (32.20%) Linux
10 16 (27.12%) DHCP
10 16 (27.12%) DNS
10 16 (27.12%) Finance
11 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
11 14 (23.73%) Storage Management
12 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (20.34%) Python
13 12 (20.34%) DevOps
14 11 (18.64%) NAS
14 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
14 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
15 10 (16.95%) HP
15 10 (16.95%) Citrix
15 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
15 10 (16.95%) Veeam

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 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) Azure
2 22 (37.29%) Office 365
3 9 (15.25%) AWS
4 5 (8.47%) GCP
5 3 (5.08%) Datadog
6 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.39%) IaaS
6 2 (3.39%) PaaS
7 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DHCP
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) NAS
3 9 (15.25%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (15.25%) Firewall
4 6 (10.17%) VPN
5 5 (8.47%) HTTP
5 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
5 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.78%) Multicast
6 4 (6.78%) SNMP
6 4 (6.78%) SSL
7 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.08%) LAN
7 3 (5.08%) Network Security
7 3 (5.08%) VoIP
7 3 (5.08%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.69%) Skype
9 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.08%) InfluxDB
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Storage Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) SAN Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.08%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Flash
2 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.86%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.20%) Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.39%) CentOS
12 1 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (1.69%) Solaris
12 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.69%) Unix
12 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) Storage Management
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) DevOps
5 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
7 7 (11.86%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (8.47%) Project Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Scrum
9 3 (5.08%) Critical Thinking
9 3 (5.08%) Fintech
9 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.08%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
2 12 (20.34%) Python
3 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Groovy
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) MCP
3 2 (3.39%) MCSA
3 2 (3.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.17%) XenApp
5 6 (10.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Docker
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.69%) NFS
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Ansible
2 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (10.17%) vRealize
4 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
5 4 (6.78%) Grafana
5 4 (6.78%) Kibana
5 4 (6.78%) SCCM
6 3 (5.08%) Nagios
6 3 (5.08%) Packer
6 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (5.08%) Terraform
7 2 (3.39%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.39%) SCOM
8 1 (1.69%) Avamar
8 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.69%) Puppet
8 1 (1.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
3 10 (16.95%) HP
3 10 (16.95%) Veeam
4 9 (15.25%) Cisco
4 9 (15.25%) IBM
4 9 (15.25%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) NetApp
6 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.08%) CommVault
7 3 (5.08%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (5.08%) F5
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle
7 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.39%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) Isilon
8 2 (3.39%) Zerto