Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 297 325
Rank change year-on-year -235 +28 -5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 205 195 497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 7.14% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 180 167 436
10th Percentile £41,502 £45,700 £35,500
25th Percentile £47,375 £52,500 £43,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £70,250 £80,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 6,137 2,730 7,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.87% 12.39% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,092 2,296 5,958
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 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
Central London -66 27 £61,250 -9.26% 16
West London -60 17 £46,500 +6.90% 7
South London -17 6 £72,500 +21.42% 3
East London -25 5 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North London -12 2 £55,000 +83.33%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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.

1 137 (66.83%) VMware
2 133 (64.88%) Azure
3 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
4 104 (50.73%) Windows
4 104 (50.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 99 (48.29%) Active Directory
6 86 (41.95%) Microsoft 365
7 78 (38.05%) Windows Server
8 74 (36.10%) Firewall
9 71 (34.63%) PowerShell
10 67 (32.68%) Cisco
11 64 (31.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 56 (27.32%) Hyper-V
13 49 (23.90%) DNS
14 46 (22.44%) WAN
15 43 (20.98%) LAN
15 43 (20.98%) Social Skills
16 42 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 41 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
18 40 (19.51%) Veeam
18 40 (19.51%) NAS
18 40 (19.51%) DHCP
19 39 (19.02%) Citrix
20 35 (17.07%) Project Management
20 35 (17.07%) Linux
20 35 (17.07%) AWS
21 34 (16.59%) Dell
22 32 (15.61%) VPN
22 32 (15.61%) Data Centre
23 31 (15.12%) MCSE

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 24 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.32%) IIS
2 15 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.46%) Confluence
8 2 (0.98%) Apache
8 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 133 (64.88%) Azure
2 86 (41.95%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (17.07%) AWS
5 25 (12.20%) IaaS
6 24 (11.71%) PaaS
6 24 (11.71%) SaaS
7 14 (6.83%) GCP
8 9 (4.39%) Azure Storage
9 7 (3.41%) OpenShift
10 6 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (2.93%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (2.93%) Mimecast
10 6 (2.93%) MinIO
10 6 (2.93%) Stackdriver
11 5 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.44%) Azure Stack
12 4 (1.95%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 74 (36.10%) Firewall
2 49 (23.90%) DNS
3 46 (22.44%) WAN
4 43 (20.98%) LAN
5 40 (19.51%) DHCP
5 40 (19.51%) NAS
6 32 (15.61%) VPN
7 16 (7.80%) VoIP
8 15 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 15 (7.32%) VSAN
9 14 (6.83%) VLAN
10 13 (6.34%) NetScaler
11 12 (5.85%) SD-WAN
12 10 (4.88%) Internet
13 8 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (3.90%) iSCSI
13 8 (3.90%) WLAN
14 7 (3.41%) MPLS
15 6 (2.93%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (3.90%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.95%) MySQL
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.49%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) JIRA
1 8 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.93%) GitLab
2 6 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.49%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 43 (20.98%) Social Skills
2 17 (8.29%) Finance
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.85%) Documentation Skills
5 10 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (3.90%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (3.41%) Back Office
8 5 (2.44%) Billing
8 5 (2.44%) Law
8 5 (2.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.95%) Retail
10 3 (1.46%) Advertising
10 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.46%) Front Office
10 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.98%) Banking
11 2 (0.98%) Games
11 2 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (27.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (15.61%) Azure Engineer
3 24 (11.71%) Analyst
4 21 (10.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) Administrator
5 17 (8.29%) Consultant
6 16 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (6.83%) IT Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (4.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) Architect
11 8 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) DBA
11 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V Administrator
11 8 (3.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.90%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) JSON
2 7 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (2.93%) Kafka
3 6 (2.93%) Node.js
3 6 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (2.44%) YAML
5 2 (0.98%) ARM Templates
5 2 (0.98%) LAMP
5 2 (0.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.24%) Public Cloud
3 18 (8.78%) Replication
4 15 (7.32%) Clustering
5 12 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.39%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.41%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.41%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.95%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.46%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.98%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.98%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.98%) PKI
11 2 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 104 (50.73%) Windows
2 78 (38.05%) Windows Server
3 35 (17.07%) Linux
4 21 (10.24%) Windows 10
4 21 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 19 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (8.78%) Unix
8 11 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.44%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.95%) CentOS
14 2 (0.98%) SUSE
14 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.49%) VMS
15 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (17.07%) Project Management
3 26 (12.68%) Migration
3 26 (12.68%) Project Delivery
4 25 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (12.20%) ITIL
5 18 (8.78%) Configuration Management
5 18 (8.78%) Presales
6 17 (8.29%) Service Delivery
7 16 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (7.32%) Change Management
8 15 (7.32%) DevOps
9 14 (6.83%) Computer Science
9 14 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.83%) Incident Management
10 13 (6.34%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.85%) Storage Management
12 11 (5.37%) Data Protection
12 11 (5.37%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (4.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.63%) PowerShell
2 27 (13.17%) SQL
3 26 (12.68%) Python
4 9 (4.39%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.90%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.41%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.93%) C#
7 6 (2.93%) Go
7 6 (2.93%) Java
8 1 (0.49%) AWK
8 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.49%) Korn
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (15.12%) MCSE
3 30 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (11.22%) Degree
5 21 (10.24%) CCNA
6 16 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (7.32%) MCSA
8 11 (5.37%) MCP
9 10 (4.88%) CCNP
10 8 (3.90%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (3.41%) MCITP
12 6 (2.93%) Master's Degree
13 5 (2.44%) CCIE
13 5 (2.44%) SANS
14 4 (1.95%) HP APS
15 3 (1.46%) CCDP
15 3 (1.46%) CCIE Service Provider
15 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.80%) SLA
2 6 (2.93%) GDPR
3 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) NIST
5 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 104 (50.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (48.29%) Active Directory
3 56 (27.32%) Hyper-V
4 24 (11.71%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (10.24%) vSphere
6 14 (6.83%) XenApp
7 8 (3.90%) Docker
7 8 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.90%) VMware NSX
8 7 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.93%) Ceph
9 6 (2.93%) KVM
10 5 (2.44%) Firmware
10 5 (2.44%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.95%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.95%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.98%) StorNext
12 2 (0.98%) vCloud
12 2 (0.98%) Xsan
13 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (13.66%) SCCM
2 15 (7.32%) Kubernetes
3 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (6.34%) ZABBIX
4 12 (5.85%) Ansible
5 10 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.88%) Puppet
5 10 (4.88%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.90%) Data Guard
6 8 (3.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (3.41%) Backup Exec
7 7 (3.41%) Salt
7 7 (3.41%) SCOM
7 7 (3.41%) Terraform
8 6 (2.93%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.44%) Nagios
9 5 (2.44%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.95%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 3 (1.46%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 137 (66.83%) VMware
2 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
3 67 (32.68%) Cisco
4 40 (19.51%) Veeam
5 39 (19.02%) Citrix
6 34 (16.59%) Dell
7 30 (14.63%) HP
8 25 (12.20%) SolarWinds
9 23 (11.22%) EMC
10 16 (7.80%) CommVault
10 16 (7.80%) NetApp
10 16 (7.80%) Nimble Storage
11 15 (7.32%) IBM
12 14 (6.83%) SonicWALL
13 12 (5.85%) Aruba
13 12 (5.85%) EqualLogic
13 12 (5.85%) Oracle
14 11 (5.37%) Juniper
14 11 (5.37%) Red Hat
14 11 (5.37%) Veritas