The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / England
Rank 219 150 110
Rank change year-on-year -69 -40  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1215 2123 2740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 2.21% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.56% 12.70% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1771 2343
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12715 16718 18270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.16% 17.39% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10411 13958 14658
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in England

SAN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in England.

Salary trend for SAN in England

SAN
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in England

SAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 485 £50,000 -4.76% 53
South East -87 230 £42,925 -1.32% 25
Yorkshire -4 141 £37,500 -2.59% 11
East of England -37 98 £45,000 +18.42% 10
North West -43 77 £37,500 -9.09% 20
West Midlands +6 76 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -27 64 £42,500 +11.84% 11
South West -67 32 £28,750 -17.85% 7
North East +11 14 £30,000 -14.28% 5
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAN.

1 1806 (67.29%) VMware
2 1772 (66.02%) Windows
3 1280 (47.69%) Active Directory
4 1207 (44.97%) Microsoft
5 1133 (42.21%) Windows Server
6 1125 (41.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1020 (38.00%) Cisco
8 835 (31.11%) Firewall
9 825 (30.74%) Linux
10 787 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 742 (27.65%) Hyper-V
12 732 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 663 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 653 (24.33%) Citrix
15 619 (23.06%) MS Excel
16 611 (22.76%) SQL Server
17 605 (22.54%) HP
18 598 (22.28%) NAS
19 581 (21.65%) ITIL
20 571 (21.27%) NetApp
21 568 (21.16%) Data Centre
22 552 (20.57%) WAN
23 546 (20.34%) LAN
24 542 (20.19%) SQL
25 501 (18.67%) DNS
26 475 (17.70%) Finance
27 464 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
28 432 (16.10%) Office 365
29 396 (14.75%) DHCP
29 396 (14.75%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 732 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 363 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 342 (12.74%) IIS
4 313 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 216 (8.05%) SharePoint
6 185 (6.89%) Apache
7 141 (5.25%) Tomcat
8 111 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 101 (3.76%) Skype for Business
10 67 (2.50%) WebSphere
11 66 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 52 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
13 50 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 39 (1.45%) OpenStack
15 35 (1.30%) JBoss
16 31 (1.15%) DataSynapse
17 23 (0.86%) WebLogic
18 22 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
20 18 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 619 (23.06%) MS Excel
2 187 (6.97%) MS Office
3 30 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) MS Project
6 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Smoke
8 2 (0.075%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.075%) Baselight
8 2 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.037%) Autodesk Flame
9 1 (0.037%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.037%) Maya
9 1 (0.037%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 31 (1.15%) RMDS
2 15 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.037%) Relativity
8 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 432 (16.10%) Office 365
2 327 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
3 322 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (3.54%) IaaS
5 86 (3.20%) PaaS
6 48 (1.79%) SaaS
7 39 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (1.34%) Mimecast
9 25 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.41%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.26%) G Suite
15 6 (0.22%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.19%) Google App Engine
17 4 (0.15%) Google Drive
18 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 2 (0.075%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 835 (31.11%) Firewall
2 598 (22.28%) NAS
3 552 (20.57%) WAN
4 546 (20.34%) LAN
5 501 (18.67%) DNS
6 396 (14.75%) DHCP
7 337 (12.56%) TCP/IP
8 279 (10.39%) iSCSI
8 279 (10.39%) VPN
9 221 (8.23%) VLAN
10 212 (7.90%) Fibre Channel
11 188 (7.00%) VoIP
12 158 (5.89%) Wireless
13 130 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
14 128 (4.77%) Internet
15 92 (3.43%) LDAP
16 88 (3.28%) SSL
17 80 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
18 78 (2.91%) WLAN
19 70 (2.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 180 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 155 (5.77%) MySQL
4 101 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 48 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 44 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 44 (1.64%) HBase
10 43 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (1.23%) DB2
13 28 (1.04%) OLTP
14 27 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 26 (0.97%) NoSQL
16 24 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
19 19 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 21 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.67%) JIRA
4 17 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.48%) Hudson
6 9 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.26%) WinDbg
8 5 (0.19%) MSI
8 5 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.19%) Subversion
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.075%) Ant
10 2 (0.075%) AQtime
10 2 (0.075%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.075%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.075%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.075%) WebLOAD
General
1 475 (17.70%) Finance
2 106 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 98 (3.65%) Banking
4 63 (2.35%) Marketing
5 50 (1.86%) Retail
6 33 (1.23%) Law
6 33 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.12%) Back Office
8 28 (1.04%) Electronics
8 28 (1.04%) Legal
9 27 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 25 (0.93%) Games
11 18 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.63%) Advertising
13 12 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.41%) Front Office
15 9 (0.34%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Military
17 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 541 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 315 (11.74%) Support Engineer
3 293 (10.92%) Analyst
4 279 (10.39%) Administrator
5 263 (9.80%) Architect
6 239 (8.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 213 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 199 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 175 (6.52%) IT Engineer
10 166 (6.18%) VMware Engineer
11 153 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
12 152 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
12 152 (5.66%) Network Engineer
13 149 (5.55%) IT Support
14 146 (5.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 142 (5.29%) Infrastructure Architect
16 137 (5.10%) Support Analyst
17 130 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 125 (4.66%) Storage Engineer
19 123 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (3.80%) Middleware
2 78 (2.91%) Web Services
3 52 (1.94%) HTML
4 48 (1.79%) XML
5 45 (1.68%) .NET
6 42 (1.56%) LAMP
7 34 (1.27%) Flash
8 32 (1.19%) XSLT
9 31 (1.15%) Rendezvous
9 31 (1.15%) Ultra Messaging
10 14 (0.52%) MAPI
11 12 (0.45%) ASP.NET
11 12 (0.45%) Kafka
12 11 (0.41%) EDI
12 11 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (0.30%) POSIX
15 7 (0.26%) Ajax
15 7 (0.26%) CSS
15 7 (0.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 568 (21.16%) Data Centre
2 256 (9.54%) Clustering
3 136 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (4.81%) Replication
5 101 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 84 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 81 (3.02%) Driving Licence
8 79 (2.94%) EMC VNX
9 68 (2.53%) Public Cloud
10 58 (2.16%) Private Cloud
11 54 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
12 51 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
13 45 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (1.64%) iPad
15 36 (1.34%) PKI
16 34 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
17 28 (1.04%) Blackberry
18 26 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
18 26 (0.97%) NHS
18 26 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1772 (66.02%) Windows
2 1133 (42.21%) Windows Server
3 825 (30.74%) Linux
4 787 (29.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 663 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 350 (13.04%) Unix
7 298 (11.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (8.31%) Solaris
9 207 (7.71%) Windows 7
10 182 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 116 (4.32%) CentOS
12 98 (3.65%) Windows 10
13 69 (2.57%) Mac OS X
13 69 (2.57%) Ubuntu
14 43 (1.60%) Windows 8
15 36 (1.34%) AIX
16 34 (1.27%) OpenVMS
17 33 (1.23%) HPUX
18 32 (1.19%) Windows XP
19 31 (1.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (21.65%) ITIL
2 334 (12.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 225 (8.38%) Migration
4 173 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (6.45%) Project Management
5 158 (5.89%) High Availability
6 157 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
7 149 (5.55%) Presales
8 129 (4.81%) Mentoring
9 121 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 120 (4.47%) DevOps
10 120 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 120 (4.47%) Service Management
11 112 (4.17%) PRINCE2
12 98 (3.65%) Change Control
13 92 (3.43%) Data Protection
14 91 (3.39%) Business Continuity
15 87 (3.24%) IT Strategy
16 82 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
16 82 (3.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 542 (20.19%) SQL
2 306 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 118 (4.40%) Perl
4 107 (3.99%) Java
4 107 (3.99%) Python
5 102 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 84 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 44 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 44 (1.64%) Ruby
8 34 (1.27%) C
9 23 (0.86%) VB
10 22 (0.82%) VBScript
11 20 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 17 (0.63%) C#
13 16 (0.60%) Korn
14 15 (0.56%) AWK
14 15 (0.56%) PHP
15 13 (0.48%) C++
16 10 (0.37%) Go
17 9 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 464 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 337 (12.56%) MCSE
3 307 (11.44%) Cisco Certification
4 232 (8.64%) CCNA
5 209 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 205 (7.64%) Degree
7 139 (5.18%) MCSA
8 124 (4.62%) CCNP
9 91 (3.39%) MCITP
10 73 (2.72%) MCP
11 67 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
12 50 (1.86%) Security Cleared
13 42 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (1.45%) CCA
15 34 (1.27%) SC Cleared
16 20 (0.75%) RHCE
17 18 (0.67%) CCIE
18 17 (0.63%) MCTS
19 14 (0.52%) Security+ Certification
19 14 (0.52%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (7.15%) SLA
2 82 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.30%) QA
4 32 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.22%) PMO
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.11%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.075%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.037%) EMIR
9 1 (0.037%) GCP
9 1 (0.037%) GMP
9 1 (0.037%) GPG13
9 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.037%) MiFID
9 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1280 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 1125 (41.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 742 (27.65%) Hyper-V
4 396 (14.75%) vSphere
5 277 (10.32%) XenApp
6 162 (6.04%) VMware ESX
7 137 (5.10%) NFS
8 133 (4.96%) XenDesktop
9 109 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
10 82 (3.06%) Terminal Services
11 80 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
12 75 (2.79%) KVM
13 69 (2.57%) Xen
14 62 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
15 59 (2.20%) XenServer
16 58 (2.16%) Docker
17 57 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
18 56 (2.09%) SRDF
19 38 (1.42%) Firmware
20 33 (1.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 227 (8.46%) SCCM
2 148 (5.51%) SCOM
3 141 (5.25%) NetBackup
4 135 (5.03%) Puppet
5 113 (4.21%) Backup Exec
6 91 (3.39%) Ansible
7 89 (3.32%) Nagios
8 74 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
9 65 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 65 (2.42%) WSUS
10 41 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
11 30 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
12 28 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
13 27 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
14 22 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
15 21 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 20 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
16 20 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
17 19 (0.71%) Cacti
17 19 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1806 (67.29%) VMware
2 1207 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 1020 (38.00%) Cisco
4 653 (24.33%) Citrix
5 605 (22.54%) HP
6 571 (21.27%) NetApp
7 385 (14.34%) EMC
8 280 (10.43%) Oracle
9 265 (9.87%) Red Hat
10 196 (7.30%) Dell
11 180 (6.71%) Veeam
12 159 (5.92%) IBM
13 129 (4.81%) Juniper
14 119 (4.43%) CheckPoint
15 115 (4.28%) SolarWinds
16 113 (4.21%) Brocade
17 102 (3.80%) 3PAR
18 93 (3.46%) Symantec
19 85 (3.17%) SonicWALL
20 79 (2.94%) Veritas
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
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Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
GK Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: up to £23k DOE
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Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + bens
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East London
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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