Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 182 159
Rank change year-on-year -35 -23 -48
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2726 3423 4376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.91% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 11.19% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2377 2994 3769
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26638 30581 34788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 17.04% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 25241 28931
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -57 1085 £52,500 +5.00% 43
North of England -1 508 £38,000 -5.00% 19
South East -73 451 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Midlands +5 277 £40,000 +6.67% 15
East of England +46 268 £45,000 -4.05% 8
Yorkshire -15 240 £38,000 -5.00% 6
North West +16 227 £38,500 -12.50% 12
West Midlands +18 170 £38,500 +2.67% 10
South West -37 142 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands -28 95 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North East +46 42 £33,750 -4.93% 1
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2021 (74.14%) Windows
2 1977 (72.52%) VMware
3 1498 (54.95%) Active Directory
4 1403 (51.47%) Microsoft
5 1315 (48.24%) Windows Server
6 1247 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1030 (37.78%) Cisco
8 894 (32.80%) Firewall
9 808 (29.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 791 (29.02%) Hyper-V
11 790 (28.98%) MS Exchange
12 741 (27.18%) Linux
13 704 (25.83%) Citrix
14 702 (25.75%) Windows Server 2008
15 655 (24.03%) DNS
16 648 (23.77%) ITIL
17 623 (22.85%) Office 365
18 615 (22.56%) HP
19 554 (20.32%) SQL Server
19 554 (20.32%) WAN
20 546 (20.03%) NAS
21 517 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
22 503 (18.45%) LAN
23 496 (18.20%) SQL
24 486 (17.83%) DHCP
25 478 (17.53%) Finance
26 456 (16.73%) TCP/IP
26 456 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
26 456 (16.73%) Data Centre
27 418 (15.33%) vSphere

SAN
Co-occurring 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
1 790 (28.98%) MS Exchange
2 350 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 273 (10.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 234 (8.58%) IIS
5 224 (8.22%) SharePoint
6 142 (5.21%) Skype for Business
7 133 (4.88%) Apache
8 82 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 68 (2.49%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 29 (1.06%) CMS
13 24 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
14 22 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (0.81%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.70%) JBoss
15 19 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 15 (0.55%) nginx
16 15 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 166 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.073%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.15%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.073%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.073%) Relativity
6 1 (0.037%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 623 (22.85%) Office 365
2 456 (16.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 300 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (3.56%) IaaS
5 68 (2.49%) PaaS
6 62 (2.27%) Mimecast
7 41 (1.50%) SaaS
8 25 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.48%) G Suite
11 12 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.18%) Dropbox
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.18%) Serverless
14 4 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.11%) Akamai
15 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 894 (32.80%) Firewall
2 655 (24.03%) DNS
3 554 (20.32%) WAN
4 546 (20.03%) NAS
5 503 (18.45%) LAN
6 486 (17.83%) DHCP
7 456 (16.73%) TCP/IP
8 307 (11.26%) VPN
9 258 (9.46%) VLAN
10 209 (7.67%) iSCSI
11 182 (6.68%) VoIP
12 154 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
13 113 (4.15%) Wireless
14 100 (3.67%) Fibre Channel
15 99 (3.63%) Internet
15 99 (3.63%) MPLS
16 97 (3.56%) SSL
17 90 (3.30%) NetScaler
18 85 (3.12%) Cisco Nexus
19 82 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 134 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (4.55%) MySQL
4 60 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 45 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 35 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 28 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 25 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (0.84%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
14 17 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
15 16 (0.59%) DB2
16 14 (0.51%) OLAP
17 13 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.40%) Big Data
18 11 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
19 10 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 25 (0.92%) MSI
3 23 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.62%) JIRA
5 14 (0.51%) Subversion
6 13 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.29%) Fiddler
9 7 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.073%) GoCD
12 2 (0.073%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.037%) Maven
13 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.037%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 478 (17.53%) Finance
2 107 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 73 (2.68%) Law
4 69 (2.53%) Banking
5 66 (2.42%) Legal
6 51 (1.87%) Back Office
6 51 (1.87%) Retail
7 44 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.58%) Marketing
9 32 (1.17%) Advertising
10 27 (0.99%) Military
11 19 (0.70%) Games
12 18 (0.66%) Electronics
13 17 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.37%) Front Office
15 9 (0.33%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
17 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 715 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 341 (12.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 316 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 270 (9.90%) Administrator
5 264 (9.68%) Analyst
6 230 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 178 (6.53%) VMware Engineer
8 173 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
9 167 (6.13%) IT Engineer
10 166 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
11 163 (5.98%) Windows Engineer
12 162 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 161 (5.91%) Infrastructure Support
14 158 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 158 (5.80%) Consultant
15 149 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 119 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 118 (4.33%) Architect
18 114 (4.18%) Team Leader
19 108 (3.96%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.53%) Web Services
2 45 (1.65%) Middleware
3 35 (1.28%) .NET
4 31 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 23 (0.84%) LAMP
6 22 (0.81%) SAML
7 20 (0.73%) XMPP
8 12 (0.44%) WAP
8 12 (0.44%) XML
9 11 (0.40%) Flash
9 11 (0.40%) REST
10 9 (0.33%) JDBC
10 9 (0.33%) JSON
11 8 (0.29%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.29%) Regular Expression
12 7 (0.26%) HTML
12 7 (0.26%) Java EE
12 7 (0.26%) POSIX
13 6 (0.22%) J2EE
13 6 (0.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 456 (16.73%) Data Centre
2 269 (9.87%) Clustering
3 158 (5.80%) Replication
4 140 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 113 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 77 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 64 (2.35%) Hedge funds
9 61 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 54 (1.98%) PKI
11 53 (1.94%) Client/Server
12 49 (1.80%) Driving Licence
13 47 (1.72%) EMC VNX
14 45 (1.65%) EMC VMAX
15 37 (1.36%) Private Cloud
16 32 (1.17%) iPad
17 26 (0.95%) Fat Client
17 26 (0.95%) Thin Client
18 25 (0.92%) User Experience
19 23 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2021 (74.14%) Windows
2 1315 (48.24%) Windows Server
3 808 (29.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 741 (27.18%) Linux
5 702 (25.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 342 (12.55%) Windows 7
7 279 (10.23%) Unix
7 279 (10.23%) Windows 10
8 222 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 176 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 138 (5.06%) CentOS
11 113 (4.15%) Windows 8
12 103 (3.78%) Solaris
13 73 (2.68%) AIX
14 59 (2.16%) Mac OS X
15 52 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 35 (1.28%) HPUX
17 32 (1.17%) Windows XP
18 30 (1.10%) Debian
19 26 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (23.77%) ITIL
2 366 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 195 (7.15%) Project Management
4 167 (6.13%) Migration
5 163 (5.98%) Change Management
6 147 (5.39%) DevOps
7 145 (5.32%) Business Continuity
8 136 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (4.84%) High Availability
10 119 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 112 (4.11%) Problem Management
12 111 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 108 (3.96%) Mentoring
14 105 (3.85%) Service Management
14 105 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
15 103 (3.78%) Load Balancing
16 96 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
16 96 (3.52%) Server Virtualisation
17 92 (3.37%) Information Security
17 92 (3.37%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 496 (18.20%) SQL
2 397 (14.56%) PowerShell
3 122 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 81 (2.97%) Bash Shell
5 80 (2.93%) Python
6 78 (2.86%) Perl
7 45 (1.65%) Java
8 40 (1.47%) VBScript
9 39 (1.43%) C
10 24 (0.88%) Ruby
11 23 (0.84%) C#
12 22 (0.81%) Korn
13 17 (0.62%) PHP
14 14 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.37%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.37%) C-shell
17 9 (0.33%) Jython
18 7 (0.26%) AWK
19 4 (0.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 517 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 369 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
3 365 (13.39%) MCSE
4 297 (10.90%) CCNA
5 244 (8.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 209 (7.67%) Degree
7 162 (5.94%) MCSA
8 141 (5.17%) CCNP
9 114 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
10 101 (3.71%) MCP
11 97 (3.56%) Security Cleared
12 76 (2.79%) CCA
13 74 (2.71%) MCITP
14 63 (2.31%) SC Cleared
15 53 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
16 41 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (1.17%) RHCE
18 24 (0.88%) DV Cleared
19 22 (0.81%) Master's Degree
20 19 (0.70%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.30%) SLA
2 101 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.92%) QA
6 11 (0.40%) COBIT
7 10 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.29%) PMO
9 8 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.18%) GDPR
11 5 (0.18%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.18%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.15%) MiFID
13 1 (0.037%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1498 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 1247 (45.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 791 (29.02%) Hyper-V
4 418 (15.33%) vSphere
5 329 (12.07%) VMware ESXi
6 266 (9.76%) XenApp
7 165 (6.05%) XenDesktop
8 119 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
9 94 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
10 87 (3.19%) XenServer
11 78 (2.86%) Terminal Services
12 61 (2.24%) NFS
13 47 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 36 (1.32%) DFS Replication
14 36 (1.32%) Docker
15 34 (1.25%) vCloud
16 33 (1.21%) iptables
17 32 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
18 31 (1.14%) Firmware
19 23 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 357 (13.10%) SCCM
2 182 (6.68%) SCOM
3 110 (4.04%) Puppet
4 101 (3.71%) Backup Exec
5 100 (3.67%) Nagios
6 95 (3.48%) NetBackup
7 94 (3.45%) vCenter Server
8 90 (3.30%) Ansible
9 83 (3.04%) Microsoft Clustering
10 75 (2.75%) WSUS
11 68 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
12 41 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 36 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 35 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
14 35 (1.28%) SCOrch
15 34 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
16 33 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
16 33 (1.21%) Simpana
17 25 (0.92%) SCDPM
17 25 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1977 (72.52%) VMware
2 1403 (51.47%) Microsoft
3 1030 (37.78%) Cisco
4 704 (25.83%) Citrix
5 615 (22.56%) HP
6 394 (14.45%) NetApp
7 290 (10.64%) Red Hat
8 273 (10.01%) Dell
9 262 (9.61%) EMC
10 226 (8.29%) Veeam
11 202 (7.41%) Oracle
12 159 (5.83%) IBM
13 138 (5.06%) 3PAR
14 135 (4.95%) Juniper
15 123 (4.51%) EqualLogic
16 118 (4.33%) SolarWinds
17 115 (4.22%) Veritas
18 112 (4.11%) F5
19 98 (3.60%) Brocade
20 91 (3.34%) CommVault