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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 165 130
Rank change year-on-year -45 -35  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1403 1977 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 2.14% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 12.55% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1693 2095
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 13668 15747 17871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 17.02% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11164 13219 14633
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -27 618 £57,500 +6.48% 71
South East -77 222 £42,500 -9.57% 31
Yorkshire -42 133 £39,000 -2.50% 16
East of England +9 122 £42,500 -7.60% 10
North West -54 93 £39,000 -13.33% 20
West Midlands -10 88 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands -10 60 £42,500 +17.24% 6
South West -49 59 £35,000 - 10
North East +14 10 £35,000 -7.28% 7
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1897 (72.13%) Windows
2 1893 (71.98%) VMware
3 1403 (53.35%) Active Directory
4 1269 (48.25%) Microsoft
5 1229 (46.73%) Windows Server
6 1095 (41.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 981 (37.30%) Cisco
8 921 (35.02%) Firewall
9 856 (32.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 840 (31.94%) Linux
11 814 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 786 (29.89%) MS Exchange
13 741 (28.17%) Hyper-V
14 670 (25.48%) Citrix
15 645 (24.52%) DNS
16 599 (22.78%) ITIL
17 591 (22.47%) HP
18 589 (22.40%) SQL Server
19 532 (20.23%) SQL
20 522 (19.85%) NAS
21 501 (19.05%) WAN
21 501 (19.05%) NetApp
22 495 (18.82%) Office 365
23 485 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
24 480 (18.25%) DHCP
25 458 (17.41%) LAN
26 450 (17.11%) Data Centre
27 446 (16.96%) vSphere
28 431 (16.39%) Finance
29 417 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 786 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 366 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 310 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 262 (9.96%) IIS
5 231 (8.78%) SharePoint
6 160 (6.08%) Apache
7 114 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 112 (4.26%) Skype for Business
9 95 (3.61%) Tomcat
10 67 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 29 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 28 (1.06%) JBoss
12 28 (1.06%) WebSphere
13 25 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (0.87%) SAS
15 22 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
18 11 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 175 (6.65%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.076%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.23%) RMDS
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.038%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 495 (18.82%) Office 365
2 417 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 311 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (3.42%) IaaS
5 76 (2.89%) PaaS
6 58 (2.21%) SaaS
7 45 (1.71%) Mimecast
8 32 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
15 9 (0.34%) OneDrive
16 7 (0.27%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.23%) Joyent
18 5 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 4 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 921 (35.02%) Firewall
2 645 (24.52%) DNS
3 522 (19.85%) NAS
4 501 (19.05%) WAN
5 480 (18.25%) DHCP
6 458 (17.41%) LAN
7 398 (15.13%) TCP/IP
8 319 (12.13%) VPN
9 293 (11.14%) iSCSI
10 260 (9.89%) VLAN
11 191 (7.26%) VoIP
12 152 (5.78%) Wireless
13 142 (5.40%) Fibre Channel
14 138 (5.25%) Internet
15 137 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
16 113 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 100 (3.80%) MPLS
18 96 (3.65%) LDAP
18 96 (3.65%) SNMP
19 81 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 222 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 143 (5.44%) MySQL
4 92 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 84 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 74 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 58 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 39 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 32 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
13 27 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (0.76%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.76%) MariaDB
16 19 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 25 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (0.53%) Subversion
5 11 (0.42%) WinDbg
6 10 (0.38%) JIRA
6 10 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.27%) Fiddler
8 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.19%) MSI
10 5 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.19%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.076%) Maven
13 1 (0.038%) Ant
13 1 (0.038%) GoCD
13 1 (0.038%) Oracle Forms
General
1 431 (16.39%) Finance
2 123 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.23%) Law
4 69 (2.62%) Legal
5 67 (2.55%) Banking
6 55 (2.09%) Marketing
7 46 (1.75%) Back Office
8 45 (1.71%) Retail
9 34 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.76%) Advertising
10 20 (0.76%) Electronics
11 17 (0.65%) Games
12 13 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.49%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.34%) Automotive
15 8 (0.30%) Military
16 7 (0.27%) Billing
17 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 657 (24.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 291 (11.06%) Administrator
3 290 (11.03%) Analyst
4 271 (10.30%) Support Engineer
5 231 (8.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 208 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
7 192 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
8 180 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
9 174 (6.62%) Architect
10 172 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
11 163 (6.20%) Infrastructure Support
11 163 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
12 155 (5.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 149 (5.67%) IT Engineer
14 143 (5.44%) Support Analyst
15 129 (4.90%) Network Engineer
16 126 (4.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 118 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 114 (4.33%) Storage Engineer
19 111 (4.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.28%) Web Services
2 58 (2.21%) Middleware
3 44 (1.67%) LAMP
4 39 (1.48%) .NET
5 26 (0.99%) SAML
6 23 (0.87%) XML
7 20 (0.76%) XMPP
8 17 (0.65%) Software Packaging
9 16 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (0.53%) Kafka
11 13 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 11 (0.42%) HTML
14 10 (0.38%) 802.1X
15 9 (0.34%) Regular Expression
16 8 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (0.30%) Flash
16 8 (0.30%) POSIX
17 7 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
18 6 (0.23%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 450 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 249 (9.47%) Clustering
3 133 (5.06%) Replication
4 117 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 102 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 73 (2.78%) EMC VNX
8 62 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 62 (2.36%) PKI
8 62 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 60 (2.28%) Private Cloud
10 47 (1.79%) Driving Licence
11 46 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 44 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 42 (1.60%) iPad
14 40 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 38 (1.44%) Blackberry
16 34 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (1.10%) HP Storage
18 24 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1897 (72.13%) Windows
2 1229 (46.73%) Windows Server
3 856 (32.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 840 (31.94%) Linux
5 814 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 300 (11.41%) Windows 7
7 295 (11.22%) Unix
8 281 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 204 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 188 (7.15%) CentOS
11 174 (6.62%) Windows 10
12 143 (5.44%) Solaris
13 77 (2.93%) Ubuntu
14 74 (2.81%) Windows 8
15 52 (1.98%) Windows XP
16 51 (1.94%) AIX
17 40 (1.52%) Debian
18 31 (1.18%) Apple iOS
19 30 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
20 29 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (22.78%) ITIL
2 343 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 173 (6.58%) Migration
4 171 (6.50%) Project Management
5 162 (6.16%) DevOps
6 155 (5.89%) High Availability
7 144 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 132 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 121 (4.60%) Presales
10 119 (4.52%) Business Continuity
11 115 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
12 113 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
12 113 (4.30%) Service Management
13 111 (4.22%) Load Balancing
14 101 (3.84%) Change Control
15 100 (3.80%) Change Management
15 100 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 98 (3.73%) Problem Management
17 86 (3.27%) IT Strategy
18 81 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 532 (20.23%) SQL
2 340 (12.93%) PowerShell
3 104 (3.95%) Perl
4 101 (3.84%) Shell Script
5 95 (3.61%) Python
6 83 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 76 (2.89%) Java
8 42 (1.60%) C
9 33 (1.25%) VBScript
10 29 (1.10%) Ruby
10 29 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 26 (0.99%) Korn
12 17 (0.65%) C#
13 16 (0.61%) JavaScript
13 16 (0.61%) PHP
13 16 (0.61%) VB
14 11 (0.42%) AWK
14 11 (0.42%) Bourne shell
15 10 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.30%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 485 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 322 (12.24%) MCSE
3 291 (11.06%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 216 (8.21%) CCNA
6 207 (7.87%) Degree
7 166 (6.31%) MCSA
8 139 (5.29%) CCNP
9 97 (3.69%) MCITP
10 96 (3.65%) MCP
11 68 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
12 64 (2.43%) Security Cleared
13 49 (1.86%) SC Cleared
14 43 (1.63%) CCA
15 42 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 31 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
17 28 (1.06%) RHCE
18 26 (0.99%) VCP5
19 25 (0.95%) CCIE
20 23 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (9.09%) SLA
2 69 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.41%) QA
5 13 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.30%) PMO
8 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.15%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.11%) COBIT
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.076%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.038%) GMP
14 1 (0.038%) GPG13
14 1 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1403 (53.35%) Active Directory
2 1095 (41.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 741 (28.17%) Hyper-V
4 446 (16.96%) vSphere
5 303 (11.52%) XenApp
6 276 (10.49%) VMware ESXi
7 118 (4.49%) XenDesktop
8 106 (4.03%) NFS
9 95 (3.61%) XenServer
10 92 (3.50%) Terminal Services
11 78 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
11 78 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
12 48 (1.83%) KVM
13 39 (1.48%) DFS Replication
14 37 (1.41%) Docker
15 29 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
16 27 (1.03%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.99%) vCloud
18 23 (0.87%) Xen
19 21 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 271 (10.30%) SCCM
2 172 (6.54%) SCOM
3 144 (5.48%) Puppet
4 124 (4.71%) Backup Exec
5 107 (4.07%) Nagios
6 105 (3.99%) Ansible
7 95 (3.61%) NetBackup
8 83 (3.16%) WSUS
9 73 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
10 65 (2.47%) vCenter Server
11 55 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
12 53 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 50 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 47 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
15 42 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
16 29 (1.10%) Icinga
17 26 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
17 26 (0.99%) SCSM
18 24 (0.91%) SELinux
19 21 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1893 (71.98%) VMware
2 1269 (48.25%) Microsoft
3 981 (37.30%) Cisco
4 670 (25.48%) Citrix
5 591 (22.47%) HP
6 501 (19.05%) NetApp
7 309 (11.75%) Red Hat
8 286 (10.87%) EMC
9 238 (9.05%) Oracle
10 235 (8.94%) Dell
11 186 (7.07%) Veeam
12 125 (4.75%) SolarWinds
13 122 (4.64%) Symantec
14 109 (4.14%) Juniper
15 101 (3.84%) IBM
16 100 (3.80%) CheckPoint
17 93 (3.54%) SonicWALL
18 90 (3.42%) 3PAR
19 75 (2.85%) Brocade
20 73 (2.78%) CommVault
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £45,000
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefiits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Generous Callout + Good Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per day £35,000 plus bens
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Circa £100,000 plus bens (may go hi
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Free Food etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday