Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 342 283
Rank change year-on-year +23 -59 -55
Permanent jobs citing SAN 216 488 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.80% 0.86% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 6.92% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 177 465 741
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,748 7,048 9,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.80% 12.43% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,991 5,723 8,090
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,125 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in London

SAN
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in London.

Salary trend for SAN in London

SAN
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in London

SAN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the London region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Central London +43 44 £72,500 +34.88% 15
West London +51 20 £50,000 - 1
East London -12 5 £53,024 +17.83% 1
South London -2 4 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT jobs citing SAN 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 London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 142 (65.74%) Windows
2 121 (56.02%) VMware
3 112 (51.85%) Azure
4 109 (50.46%) Windows Server
5 95 (43.98%) Microsoft
6 93 (43.06%) Active Directory
7 86 (39.81%) Office 365
8 79 (36.57%) Linux
9 76 (35.19%) AWS
10 70 (32.41%) Cisco
11 65 (30.09%) PowerShell
12 60 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 58 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 56 (25.93%) SQL Server
16 54 (25.00%) EMC
17 52 (24.07%) HP
18 45 (20.83%) Firewall
18 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
19 44 (20.37%) Dell
19 44 (20.37%) DNS
20 43 (19.91%) ITIL
21 40 (18.52%) SQL
22 38 (17.59%) Data Centre
23 37 (17.13%) Windows 10
23 37 (17.13%) Hyper-V
24 36 (16.67%) DHCP
24 36 (16.67%) VPN
25 35 (16.20%) MS Exchange
25 35 (16.20%) Ansible

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 35 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.72%) IIS
3 15 (6.94%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.24%) Confluence
8 4 (1.85%) SAS
9 2 (0.93%) JBoss
9 2 (0.93%) WordPress
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.46%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Relativity
1 3 (1.39%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 112 (51.85%) Azure
2 86 (39.81%) Office 365
3 76 (35.19%) AWS
4 20 (9.26%) IaaS
5 18 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (8.33%) GCP
5 18 (8.33%) PaaS
6 15 (6.94%) SaaS
7 12 (5.56%) Mimecast
8 11 (5.09%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.78%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.93%) Datadog
12 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.83%) Firewall
2 44 (20.37%) DNS
3 36 (16.67%) DHCP
3 36 (16.67%) VPN
4 29 (13.43%) LAN
4 29 (13.43%) WAN
5 23 (10.65%) NAS
6 20 (9.26%) TCP/IP
7 18 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 17 (7.87%) NetScaler
9 16 (7.41%) VoIP
10 15 (6.94%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (6.02%) Network Security
11 13 (6.02%) Skype
12 12 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (5.09%) Internet
14 10 (4.63%) VLAN
15 7 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (2.78%) IPsec
16 6 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.09%) RDBMS
3 11 (5.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.39%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.56%) JIRA
2 8 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.93%) Maven
5 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.46%) GitLab
6 1 (0.46%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (15.74%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Banking
3 6 (2.78%) Legal
4 4 (1.85%) Housing Association
4 4 (1.85%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.85%) Publishing
5 3 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.39%) Front Office
5 3 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (22.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (11.57%) Consultant
3 22 (10.19%) Analyst
4 21 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
5 20 (9.26%) Storage Engineer
6 15 (6.94%) IT Engineer
7 14 (6.48%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
10 11 (5.09%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Architect
11 10 (4.63%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) Flash
2 7 (3.24%) JSON
2 7 (3.24%) Web Services
3 3 (1.39%) Middleware
4 2 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.93%) LDAP
4 2 (0.93%) YAML
5 1 (0.46%) SAML
5 1 (0.46%) WSH
5 1 (0.46%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.72%) Public Cloud
3 18 (8.33%) Clustering
4 16 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (7.41%) Replication
5 15 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 13 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.78%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.39%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.93%) EPoS
10 2 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.93%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.46%) Handset
11 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (65.74%) Windows
2 109 (50.46%) Windows Server
3 79 (36.57%) Linux
4 57 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 37 (17.13%) Windows 10
7 30 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (10.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (4.63%) Unix
13 7 (3.24%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.78%) CentOS
15 4 (1.85%) Solaris
15 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.93%) Debian
16 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (19.91%) ITIL
3 32 (14.81%) DevOps
4 29 (13.43%) Project Management
5 24 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (8.80%) Storage Management
8 18 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (8.33%) Presales
9 17 (7.87%) Data Privacy
10 16 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (7.41%) Migration
10 16 (7.41%) Patch Management
11 15 (6.94%) Computer Science
11 15 (6.94%) Decision-Making
12 14 (6.48%) Business Continuity
13 13 (6.02%) High Availability
13 13 (6.02%) Line Management
13 13 (6.02%) Problem Management
14 12 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.09%) PowerShell
2 40 (18.52%) SQL
3 32 (14.81%) Python
4 12 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.31%) Korn
5 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.39%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (12.96%) Degree
2 27 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (8.33%) MCSE
6 16 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (6.02%) MCP
8 11 (5.09%) CCNA
9 10 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (4.63%) MCITP
10 9 (4.17%) CCNP
11 5 (2.31%) MCSA
11 5 (2.31%) RHCSA
12 3 (1.39%) CCVP
12 3 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (1.39%) CHFI
12 3 (1.39%) CISSP
12 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.39%) VCP5
13 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 58 (26.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.13%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (9.26%) vSphere
6 10 (4.63%) XenApp
7 7 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.39%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.39%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.46%) vCloud
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (16.20%) Ansible
2 28 (12.96%) SCCM
3 24 (11.11%) Terraform
4 17 (7.87%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (6.94%) vCenter Server
6 13 (6.02%) Grafana
7 11 (5.09%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (5.09%) NetBackup
7 11 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (4.63%) Puppet
9 8 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (3.24%) Backup Exec
10 7 (3.24%) SCOM
11 6 (2.78%) Tivoli
12 5 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (2.31%) vRealize
13 4 (1.85%) WSUS
14 3 (1.39%) FTK
14 3 (1.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 121 (56.02%) VMware
2 95 (43.98%) Microsoft
3 70 (32.41%) Cisco
4 54 (25.00%) EMC
5 52 (24.07%) HP
6 44 (20.37%) Dell
7 34 (15.74%) Hitachi
8 30 (13.89%) Brocade
9 27 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 25 (11.57%) Citrix
10 25 (11.57%) Isilon
11 24 (11.11%) IBM
12 19 (8.80%) Google
13 15 (6.94%) CheckPoint
13 15 (6.94%) Juniper
13 15 (6.94%) NetApp
13 15 (6.94%) Oracle
14 14 (6.48%) Veeam
15 13 (6.02%) Sophos
16 12 (5.56%) Meraki