Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 356 320
Rank change year-on-year -73 -36 -38
Permanent jobs citing SAN 222 263 565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 5.94% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 196 215 528
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £66,563
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%

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 4,152 4,428 7,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.61% 12.98% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,913 3,583 5,984
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £59,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.93% +7.27% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £93,600 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +26 53 £57,500 -11.54% 15
South London +8 8 £46,500 -25.60% 1
West London -23 6 £60,000 +11.63% 7
East London +12 4 £45,000 -34.79% 5
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 161 (72.52%) VMware
2 141 (63.51%) Windows
3 132 (59.46%) Azure
4 125 (56.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 125 (56.31%) Microsoft
4 125 (56.31%) Active Directory
5 110 (49.55%) Windows Server
6 95 (42.79%) Microsoft 365
6 95 (42.79%) Firewall
7 85 (38.29%) Cisco
8 83 (37.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 82 (36.94%) PowerShell
10 65 (29.28%) Hyper-V
11 62 (27.93%) DNS
12 48 (21.62%) DHCP
13 47 (21.17%) Linux
14 46 (20.72%) vSphere
15 45 (20.27%) Azure Active Directory
15 45 (20.27%) Finance
16 44 (19.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 43 (19.37%) LAN
18 42 (18.92%) WAN
18 42 (18.92%) SonicWALL
19 41 (18.47%) Dell
20 40 (18.02%) AWS
21 37 (16.67%) Social Skills
22 36 (16.22%) VPN
22 36 (16.22%) ITIL
22 36 (16.22%) Citrix
23 35 (15.77%) NetApp

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 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.41%) IIS
4 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.15%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.90%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 132 (59.46%) Azure
2 95 (42.79%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (20.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 40 (18.02%) AWS
5 29 (13.06%) IaaS
6 19 (8.56%) Azure Storage
7 17 (7.66%) SaaS
8 15 (6.76%) PaaS
9 11 (4.95%) Mimecast
10 10 (4.50%) Cloudflare
10 10 (4.50%) OneDrive
11 7 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.70%) GCP
13 4 (1.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.45%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 95 (42.79%) Firewall
2 62 (27.93%) DNS
3 48 (21.62%) DHCP
4 43 (19.37%) LAN
5 42 (18.92%) WAN
6 36 (16.22%) VPN
7 34 (15.32%) VoIP
8 29 (13.06%) NAS
9 21 (9.46%) SSL
10 20 (9.01%) TCP/IP
11 18 (8.11%) NetScaler
12 12 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (4.50%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (4.50%) VSAN
14 9 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (3.60%) VLAN
16 7 (3.15%) Skype
17 6 (2.70%) Internet
17 6 (2.70%) Wireless
18 5 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.45%) Power BI
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.31%) JIRA
2 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
5 1 (0.45%) GitLab
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 45 (20.27%) Finance
2 37 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.86%) Law
5 10 (4.50%) Legal
6 9 (4.05%) Banking
7 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.80%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.90%) Retail
11 1 (0.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (27.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (15.77%) Administrator
3 31 (13.96%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (13.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (12.16%) Azure Engineer
6 23 (10.36%) Support Engineer
7 21 (9.46%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (8.56%) Azure Administrator
9 18 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.66%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (7.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 16 (7.21%) Storage Administrator
12 15 (6.76%) Hyper-V Administrator
12 15 (6.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 14 (6.31%) Analyst
13 14 (6.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (5.86%) Storage Engineer
15 12 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 11 (4.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.50%) JSON
2 4 (1.80%) COM
3 2 (0.90%) LDAP
3 2 (0.90%) WSH
3 2 (0.90%) YAML
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.45%) Kafka
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.50%) Reinsurance
4 8 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.70%) Replication
5 6 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.25%) Clustering
6 5 (2.25%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) iSeries
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 141 (63.51%) Windows
2 110 (49.55%) Windows Server
3 47 (21.17%) Linux
4 27 (12.16%) Windows 10
5 24 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.86%) CentOS
8 12 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 12 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (4.95%) Unix
10 9 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.80%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.80%) Solaris
13 3 (1.35%) AIX
13 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.90%) Debian
15 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (19.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (16.22%) ITIL
4 33 (14.86%) Migration
5 24 (10.81%) DevOps
6 23 (10.36%) Patch Management
7 22 (9.91%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (9.01%) Server Management
9 18 (8.11%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (6.76%) Business Continuity
12 14 (6.31%) High Availability
12 14 (6.31%) Server Building
13 13 (5.86%) Presales
14 12 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (5.41%) Project Management
15 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 10 (4.50%) Information Security
16 10 (4.50%) ITSM
16 10 (4.50%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.94%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.76%) SQL
3 13 (5.86%) Python
4 9 (4.05%) VB
5 7 (3.15%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.90%) Java
7 2 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) Go
8 1 (0.45%) Korn
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.66%) MCSE
4 16 (7.21%) CCNA
5 14 (6.31%) Degree
6 12 (5.41%) MCSA
7 9 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.05%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.15%) CISM
8 7 (3.15%) CISSP
8 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.15%) NVQ Level 4
9 5 (2.25%) CCNP
9 5 (2.25%) MCP
9 5 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.90%) RHCE
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
12 1 (0.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) GDPR
1 7 (3.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) PMO
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 125 (56.31%) Active Directory
1 125 (56.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (29.28%) Hyper-V
3 46 (20.72%) vSphere
4 20 (9.01%) XenDesktop
5 16 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (4.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (4.05%) VMware NSX
8 6 (2.70%) StorNext
8 6 (2.70%) vCloud
8 6 (2.70%) Xsan
9 5 (2.25%) XenApp
10 4 (1.80%) Firmware
11 3 (1.35%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.35%) Docker
11 3 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.90%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) Ansible
2 17 (7.66%) SCCM
3 16 (7.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (6.76%) Puppet
5 12 (5.41%) vCenter Server
6 11 (4.95%) AirWatch
7 9 (4.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 9 (4.05%) vRealize
8 8 (3.60%) Kubernetes
9 7 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.70%) PowerCLI
10 6 (2.70%) SCOM
11 5 (2.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.80%) Terraform
13 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.35%) SCSM
13 3 (1.35%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 161 (72.52%) VMware
2 125 (56.31%) Microsoft
3 85 (38.29%) Cisco
4 42 (18.92%) SonicWALL
5 41 (18.47%) Dell
6 36 (16.22%) Citrix
7 35 (15.77%) NetApp
8 31 (13.96%) EMC
8 31 (13.96%) HP
9 23 (10.36%) Meraki
10 22 (9.91%) 3PAR
10 22 (9.91%) Nimble Storage
11 21 (9.46%) CommVault
11 21 (9.46%) Palo Alto
12 19 (8.56%) Aruba
13 17 (7.66%) Veeam
14 16 (7.21%) Brocade
14 16 (7.21%) Juniper
14 16 (7.21%) SolarWinds
15 11 (4.95%) Avaya