Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VSAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAN over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 898 642 919
Rank change year-on-year -256 +277 +102
Permanent jobs citing VSAN 81 66 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 104
10th Percentile £35,750 £50,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,688 £55,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -8.33%
75th Percentile £69,063 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -8.33%

VSAN 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 14,569 7,792 19,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.10% 15.08% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10,230 6,405 15,362
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

VSAN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VSAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VSAN in England

VSAN
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VSAN in England.

Salary trend for VSAN in England

VSAN
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VSAN in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Salary histogram for VSAN in England

VSAN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAN within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2021. 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 -222 29 £70,000 - 3
North of England -113 19 £36,500 -33.64% 9
South East -146 16 £62,500 -3.85% 9
Midlands - 14 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 13 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 11 £36,500 - 2
North West -106 7 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South West -73 4 £68,750 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
North East - 1 £55,000 -
VSAN
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, IT jobs citing VSAN 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 England region with a requirement for VSAN.

1 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
3 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (61.73%) Azure
4 45 (55.56%) Windows
5 37 (45.68%) Linux
6 34 (41.98%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (39.51%) VMware NSX
8 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (38.27%) Cisco
9 30 (37.04%) SAN
10 28 (34.57%) AWS
11 25 (30.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
12 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
13 23 (28.40%) vSphere
13 23 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (28.40%) Social Skills
14 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
14 21 (25.93%) SCCM
14 21 (25.93%) DevOps
14 21 (25.93%) EMC
15 20 (24.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (24.69%) Degree
15 20 (24.69%) Project Delivery
15 20 (24.69%) vCenter Server
16 19 (23.46%) Dell
17 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (19.75%) PRINCE2
18 16 (19.75%) Management Information System

VSAN
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 9 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 50 (61.73%) Azure
2 28 (34.57%) AWS
3 15 (18.52%) PaaS
4 11 (13.58%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (12.35%) IaaS
6 9 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (9.88%) GCP
8 7 (8.64%) SaaS
9 6 (7.41%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (7.41%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (7.41%) MinIO
9 6 (7.41%) OpenShift
9 6 (7.41%) Stackdriver
10 5 (6.17%) Azure Storage
11 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (2.47%) Azure Stack
11 2 (2.47%) Kong
11 2 (2.47%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.04%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) Skype
2 10 (12.35%) VPN
3 9 (11.11%) Firewall
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 6 (7.41%) SD-WAN
5 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
7 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.94%) SSL
7 4 (4.94%) VLAN
8 3 (3.70%) LAN
8 3 (3.70%) WAN
9 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.47%) SMTP
9 2 (2.47%) VoIP
10 1 (1.23%) Internet
10 1 (1.23%) NAS
10 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) GitLab
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (38.27%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (28.40%) Social Skills
3 12 (14.81%) Documentation Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (6.17%) Legal
6 4 (4.94%) Retail
7 3 (3.70%) Finance
7 3 (3.70%) Law
8 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.47%) Banking
8 2 (2.47%) Military
8 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
8 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.23%) Advertising
9 1 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (19.75%) Server Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Storage Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Consultant
4 11 (13.58%) VMware Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Architect
8 6 (7.41%) Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Server Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Designer
12 2 (2.47%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (7.41%) Kafka
1 6 (7.41%) Node.js
1 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.11%) PKI
3 9 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 7 (8.64%) Clustering
4 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.64%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (7.41%) Cloud Native
6 5 (6.17%) Replication
7 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Linux
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.94%) Solaris
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.70%) Unix
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) AIX
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
10 1 (1.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (25.93%) DevOps
4 20 (24.69%) Project Delivery
5 16 (19.75%) PRINCE2
6 15 (18.52%) Storage Management
7 14 (17.28%) Change Management
8 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.05%) Capacity Management
8 13 (16.05%) Information Security
8 13 (16.05%) ITIL
8 13 (16.05%) Network Management
9 12 (14.81%) Communications Security
9 12 (14.81%) Data Privacy
9 12 (14.81%) Process Improvement
9 12 (14.81%) Security Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Scrum
10 11 (13.58%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (11.11%) High Availability
11 9 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.28%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.88%) Java
5 6 (7.41%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) Go
6 3 (3.70%) C
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
1 20 (24.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (19.75%) VCAP
4 13 (16.05%) MCSE
5 9 (11.11%) EMC Certification
5 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.41%) CCNA
7 6 (7.41%) Master's Degree
7 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.94%) VCP5
9 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.70%) MCSA
10 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.47%) PMP
10 2 (2.47%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (41.98%) VMware ESXi
3 32 (39.51%) VMware NSX
4 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.40%) vSphere
6 9 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (8.64%) KVM
8 6 (7.41%) Ceph
8 6 (7.41%) Docker
8 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.94%) NFS
9 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.70%) XenApp
10 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.47%) vCloud
12 1 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) SCCM
2 20 (24.69%) vCenter Server
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (12.35%) Ansible
5 9 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 9 (11.11%) vRealize
6 8 (9.88%) Puppet
6 8 (9.88%) SCOM
7 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (7.41%) Prometheus
7 6 (7.41%) Salt
7 6 (7.41%) ZABBIX
8 5 (6.17%) SCOrch
8 5 (6.17%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (4.94%) FortiGate
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (3.70%) PowerCLI
10 3 (3.70%) Terraform
11 2 (2.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (2.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (65.43%) Microsoft
3 31 (38.27%) Cisco
4 21 (25.93%) EMC
5 19 (23.46%) Dell
6 15 (18.52%) HP
6 15 (18.52%) Veeam
7 10 (12.35%) Citrix
7 10 (12.35%) IBM
7 10 (12.35%) NetApp
8 7 (8.64%) F5
8 7 (8.64%) Google
8 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.41%) AppDynamics
9 6 (7.41%) Dynatrace
9 6 (7.41%) SAP
10 5 (6.17%) CommVault
11 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
11 4 (4.94%) Remedy