Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 180 159
Rank change year-on-year -38 -21 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 2699 3419 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.61% 1.91% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 11.20% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2355 2985 3754
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 £67,850
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 26420 30519 34731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.75% 17.03% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21527 25185 28886
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 18 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 18 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 -56 1074 £52,500 +5.00% 42
North of England -5 506 £38,000 -5.00% 19
South East -78 446 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Midlands -6 275 £40,000 +6.67% 15
East of England +52 261 £45,000 -4.05% 8
Yorkshire -16 239 £38,000 -4.40% 6
North West +7 226 £38,500 -12.50% 12
West Midlands +17 168 £38,500 +2.67% 10
South West -55 142 £40,000 +14.57% 5
East Midlands -21 95 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North East +44 42 £33,750 -4.93% 1
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 1998 (74.03%) Windows
2 1957 (72.51%) VMware
3 1481 (54.87%) Active Directory
4 1390 (51.50%) Microsoft
5 1309 (48.50%) Windows Server
6 1235 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1017 (37.68%) Cisco
8 886 (32.83%) Firewall
9 799 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 782 (28.97%) MS Exchange
11 779 (28.86%) Hyper-V
12 734 (27.20%) Linux
13 700 (25.94%) Citrix
14 692 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 649 (24.05%) DNS
16 645 (23.90%) ITIL
17 618 (22.90%) Office 365
18 609 (22.56%) HP
19 547 (20.27%) WAN
20 546 (20.23%) SQL Server
21 539 (19.97%) NAS
22 515 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
23 502 (18.60%) LAN
24 491 (18.19%) SQL
25 482 (17.86%) DHCP
26 474 (17.56%) Finance
27 453 (16.78%) TCP/IP
28 451 (16.71%) Data Centre
29 450 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
30 413 (15.30%) 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
1 782 (28.97%) MS Exchange
2 347 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 270 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 232 (8.60%) IIS
5 223 (8.26%) SharePoint
6 140 (5.19%) Skype for Business
7 133 (4.93%) Apache
8 81 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 68 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 35 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.07%) CMS
11 29 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.67%) JBoss
14 18 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.56%) nginx
16 14 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 166 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.15%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.074%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.074%) Relativity
6 1 (0.037%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 618 (22.90%) Office 365
2 450 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 296 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
4 91 (3.37%) IaaS
5 63 (2.33%) PaaS
6 61 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 40 (1.48%) SaaS
8 25 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.48%) G Suite
11 12 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.19%) Dropbox
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.19%) Serverless
14 4 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.11%) Akamai
15 3 (0.11%) GitHub
16 2 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 886 (32.83%) Firewall
2 649 (24.05%) DNS
3 547 (20.27%) WAN
4 539 (19.97%) NAS
5 502 (18.60%) LAN
6 482 (17.86%) DHCP
7 453 (16.78%) TCP/IP
8 306 (11.34%) VPN
9 257 (9.52%) VLAN
10 205 (7.60%) iSCSI
11 181 (6.71%) VoIP
12 154 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
13 113 (4.19%) Wireless
14 100 (3.71%) Fibre Channel
15 98 (3.63%) MPLS
16 97 (3.59%) Internet
16 97 (3.59%) SSL
17 89 (3.30%) NetScaler
18 79 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
19 77 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 133 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (4.59%) MySQL
4 60 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 43 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 35 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 25 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
13 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (0.59%) DB2
15 14 (0.52%) OLAP
16 12 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.41%) Big Data
18 10 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
18 10 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 25 (0.93%) MSI
3 23 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.63%) JIRA
5 14 (0.52%) Subversion
6 13 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.30%) Fiddler
9 7 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.19%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.074%) GoCD
12 2 (0.074%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.037%) Maven
13 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.037%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 474 (17.56%) Finance
2 105 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 73 (2.70%) Law
4 67 (2.48%) Banking
5 66 (2.45%) Legal
6 51 (1.89%) Back Office
6 51 (1.89%) Retail
7 44 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.52%) Marketing
9 32 (1.19%) Advertising
10 27 (1.00%) Military
11 18 (0.67%) Electronics
12 16 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.59%) Games
13 10 (0.37%) Front Office
14 9 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.19%) Local Government
16 4 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 707 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 338 (12.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 312 (11.56%) Support Engineer
4 269 (9.97%) Administrator
5 263 (9.74%) Analyst
6 227 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 175 (6.48%) VMware Engineer
8 173 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
9 166 (6.15%) IT Engineer
10 165 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
11 160 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 159 (5.89%) Infrastructure Support
13 158 (5.85%) Windows Engineer
14 157 (5.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 157 (5.82%) Consultant
15 148 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 119 (4.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 112 (4.15%) Architect
17 112 (4.15%) Team Leader
18 108 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.48%) Web Services
2 45 (1.67%) Middleware
3 35 (1.30%) .NET
4 31 (1.15%) Software Packaging
5 23 (0.85%) LAMP
6 18 (0.67%) SAML
7 16 (0.59%) XMPP
8 12 (0.44%) WAP
8 12 (0.44%) XML
9 11 (0.41%) Flash
9 11 (0.41%) REST
10 9 (0.33%) JDBC
10 9 (0.33%) JSON
11 8 (0.30%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.30%) Regular Expression
12 7 (0.26%) HTML
12 7 (0.26%) POSIX
13 6 (0.22%) Java EE
13 6 (0.22%) SAP Basis
13 6 (0.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 451 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 265 (9.82%) Clustering
3 155 (5.74%) Replication
4 140 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 113 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 76 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 63 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 60 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 52 (1.93%) Client/Server
11 50 (1.85%) PKI
12 49 (1.82%) Driving Licence
13 46 (1.70%) EMC VNX
14 45 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
15 36 (1.33%) Private Cloud
16 32 (1.19%) iPad
17 26 (0.96%) Fat Client
17 26 (0.96%) Thin Client
18 25 (0.93%) User Experience
19 22 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1998 (74.03%) Windows
2 1309 (48.50%) Windows Server
3 799 (29.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 734 (27.20%) Linux
5 692 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 339 (12.56%) Windows 7
7 277 (10.26%) Windows 10
8 276 (10.23%) Unix
9 222 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 173 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 137 (5.08%) CentOS
12 112 (4.15%) Windows 8
13 102 (3.78%) Solaris
14 73 (2.70%) AIX
15 59 (2.19%) Mac OS X
16 52 (1.93%) Ubuntu
17 35 (1.30%) HPUX
18 31 (1.15%) Windows XP
19 30 (1.11%) Debian
20 25 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (23.90%) ITIL
2 363 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 194 (7.19%) Project Management
4 164 (6.08%) Migration
5 163 (6.04%) Change Management
6 145 (5.37%) Business Continuity
6 145 (5.37%) DevOps
7 136 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (4.78%) High Availability
9 119 (4.41%) Service Delivery
10 111 (4.11%) Problem Management
11 109 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 107 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 105 (3.89%) Virtual Environments
14 104 (3.85%) Service Management
15 100 (3.71%) Load Balancing
16 96 (3.56%) Server Virtualisation
17 95 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
18 92 (3.41%) Information Security
19 91 (3.37%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 491 (18.19%) SQL
2 395 (14.64%) PowerShell
3 121 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 80 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 80 (2.96%) Python
5 78 (2.89%) Perl
6 44 (1.63%) Java
7 40 (1.48%) VBScript
8 39 (1.44%) C
9 24 (0.89%) Ruby
10 23 (0.85%) C#
11 22 (0.82%) Korn
12 17 (0.63%) PHP
13 14 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.37%) Bourne shell
15 10 (0.37%) C-shell
16 9 (0.33%) Jython
17 6 (0.22%) AWK
18 4 (0.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 515 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 367 (13.60%) Cisco Certification
3 363 (13.45%) MCSE
4 296 (10.97%) CCNA
5 244 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 208 (7.71%) Degree
7 161 (5.97%) MCSA
8 139 (5.15%) CCNP
9 113 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
10 99 (3.67%) MCP
11 96 (3.56%) Security Cleared
12 75 (2.78%) CCA
13 74 (2.74%) MCITP
14 62 (2.30%) SC Cleared
15 53 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 41 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (1.19%) RHCE
18 24 (0.89%) DV Cleared
19 21 (0.78%) Master's Degree
20 19 (0.70%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.37%) SLA
2 101 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.93%) QA
6 11 (0.41%) 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 (0.30%) PMO
9 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.19%) GDPR
11 5 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.19%) 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 1481 (54.87%) Active Directory
2 1235 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 779 (28.86%) Hyper-V
4 413 (15.30%) vSphere
5 328 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
6 263 (9.74%) XenApp
7 163 (6.04%) XenDesktop
8 119 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
9 94 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
10 86 (3.19%) XenServer
11 77 (2.85%) Terminal Services
12 61 (2.26%) NFS
13 46 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 36 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 36 (1.33%) Docker
15 33 (1.22%) iptables
16 32 (1.19%) vCloud
16 32 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
17 31 (1.15%) Firmware
18 23 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 354 (13.12%) SCCM
2 181 (6.71%) SCOM
3 108 (4.00%) Puppet
4 100 (3.71%) Nagios
5 99 (3.67%) Backup Exec
6 94 (3.48%) NetBackup
7 93 (3.45%) vCenter Server
8 89 (3.30%) Ansible
9 81 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 74 (2.74%) WSUS
11 66 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 36 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 35 (1.30%) SCOrch
15 34 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
16 33 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
16 33 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
16 33 (1.22%) Simpana
17 25 (0.93%) SCDPM
17 25 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1957 (72.51%) VMware
2 1390 (51.50%) Microsoft
3 1017 (37.68%) Cisco
4 700 (25.94%) Citrix
5 609 (22.56%) HP
6 392 (14.52%) NetApp
7 289 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 267 (9.89%) Dell
9 261 (9.67%) EMC
10 222 (8.23%) Veeam
11 198 (7.34%) Oracle
12 156 (5.78%) IBM
13 137 (5.08%) 3PAR
14 133 (4.93%) Juniper
15 121 (4.48%) EqualLogic
16 118 (4.37%) SolarWinds
17 114 (4.22%) Veritas
18 110 (4.08%) F5
19 98 (3.63%) Brocade
20 91 (3.37%) CommVault