Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 332 301 256
Rank change year-on-year -31 -45 -66
Permanent jobs citing SAN 496 738 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.10% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 8.17% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 436 610 987
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,875 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,575 £44,500
% change year-on-year -1.26% +2.41% -1.11%

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 7,217 9,038 10,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 13.44% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,939 7,388 8,936
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £28,950 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in London

SAN
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in London.

Salary trend for SAN in London

SAN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +6 143 £60,000 +9.09% 21
South London -2 24 £46,500 +24.00% 2
East London +35 22 £85,000 +70.00% 5
West London -7 22 £60,000 +20.00% 13
North London +12 13 £30,000 -14.29% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 342 (68.95%) VMware
2 328 (66.13%) Windows
3 272 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 241 (48.59%) Office 365
5 228 (45.97%) Microsoft
6 211 (42.54%) Windows Server
7 210 (42.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 210 (42.34%) Azure
8 186 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 165 (33.27%) Firewall
10 150 (30.24%) Cisco
11 139 (28.02%) DNS
12 129 (26.01%) Linux
13 123 (24.80%) Finance
14 120 (24.19%) Citrix
14 120 (24.19%) AWS
14 120 (24.19%) Hyper-V
15 117 (23.59%) NAS
16 108 (21.77%) DHCP
17 107 (21.57%) ITIL
17 107 (21.57%) SQL
18 106 (21.37%) Data Centre
19 104 (20.97%) SQL Server
19 104 (20.97%) WAN
20 97 (19.56%) MS Exchange
21 91 (18.35%) LAN
22 89 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
23 87 (17.54%) PowerShell
24 81 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
25 78 (15.73%) Windows 10

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 97 (19.56%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.65%) Skype for Business
4 27 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.22%) Confluence
8 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.81%) IIS
10 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.60%) Acrobat
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) InDesign
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 241 (48.59%) Office 365
2 210 (42.34%) Azure
3 120 (24.19%) AWS
4 33 (6.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.02%) SaaS
6 13 (2.62%) PaaS
7 12 (2.42%) IaaS
8 9 (1.81%) G Suite
8 9 (1.81%) GCP
9 6 (1.21%) Datadog
9 6 (1.21%) GitHub
9 6 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.21%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.60%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.20%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.20%) Trello
12 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 165 (33.27%) Firewall
2 139 (28.02%) DNS
3 117 (23.59%) NAS
4 108 (21.77%) DHCP
5 104 (20.97%) WAN
6 91 (18.35%) LAN
7 69 (13.91%) TCP/IP
7 69 (13.91%) VPN
8 65 (13.10%) iSCSI
9 48 (9.68%) VoIP
10 38 (7.66%) Wireless
11 35 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (6.65%) VLAN
13 29 (5.85%) Skype
14 26 (5.24%) Internet
15 25 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (4.84%) MPLS
17 22 (4.44%) Network Security
18 19 (3.83%) NetScaler
19 17 (3.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.22%) DB2
6 11 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
10 7 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.81%) MySQL
13 3 (0.60%) OLAP
13 3 (0.60%) OLTP
14 2 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.42%) JIRA
2 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.21%) Terragrunt
3 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.60%) GitLab
7 2 (0.40%) Ant
7 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 123 (24.80%) Finance
2 23 (4.64%) Banking
3 20 (4.03%) Legal
3 20 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.83%) Law
5 13 (2.62%) Marketing
6 11 (2.22%) Public Sector
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 9 (1.81%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.61%) Billing
9 8 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.61%) Retail
10 7 (1.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Front Office
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (32.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (10.89%) Administrator
3 45 (9.07%) IT Engineer
4 44 (8.87%) Analyst
5 41 (8.27%) VMware Engineer
6 34 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.65%) DBA
8 31 (6.25%) Architect
9 29 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 26 (5.24%) IT Analyst
10 26 (5.24%) Network Engineer
11 25 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 23 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 22 (4.44%) IT Support
14 21 (4.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
16 17 (3.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.02%) LDAP
2 9 (1.81%) Flash
3 8 (1.61%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.60%) .NET
4 3 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.60%) Middleware
4 3 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.20%) COM
5 1 (0.20%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.20%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) SAML
5 1 (0.20%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.37%) Data Centre
2 66 (13.31%) Replication
3 48 (9.68%) Clustering
4 42 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.82%) PKI
8 11 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.81%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.81%) Fibre Optics
11 8 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.61%) User Experience
12 7 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (1.41%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.41%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.21%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 328 (66.13%) Windows
2 211 (42.54%) Windows Server
3 129 (26.01%) Linux
4 89 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (15.73%) Windows 10
6 69 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 27 (5.44%) Unix
10 13 (2.62%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.42%) VMS
12 10 (2.02%) CentOS
12 10 (2.02%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.02%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.21%) Android
14 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (21.57%) ITIL
3 64 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (10.08%) Project Management
5 44 (8.87%) Migration
6 43 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (8.47%) Change Management
7 42 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 39 (7.86%) Storage Management
9 29 (5.85%) DevOps
10 28 (5.65%) Information Security
11 27 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (5.24%) Change Control
12 26 (5.24%) Proactive Monitoring
13 25 (5.04%) Presales
14 24 (4.84%) Service Management
15 23 (4.64%) PRINCE2
16 22 (4.44%) Project Delivery
17 21 (4.23%) IT Strategy
17 21 (4.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.57%) SQL
2 87 (17.54%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.44%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.82%) Python
5 12 (2.42%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.60%) C++
8 3 (0.60%) Java
8 3 (0.60%) Perl
9 2 (0.40%) Ruby
9 2 (0.40%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) Go
10 1 (0.20%) Java 8
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (13.91%) Degree
3 64 (12.90%) MCSE
4 58 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (10.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 39 (7.86%) CCNA
7 37 (7.46%) MCSA
8 29 (5.85%) CCNP
9 25 (5.04%) MCITP
10 15 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (2.82%) MCP
12 13 (2.62%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.62%) Security Cleared
12 13 (2.62%) VCP5
13 12 (2.42%) CCA
14 9 (1.81%) JNCIA
14 9 (1.81%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.81%) JNCIS
15 8 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.44%) SLA
2 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.21%) GDPR
3 6 (1.21%) NIST
4 3 (0.60%) COBIT
4 3 (0.60%) PMO
4 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 272 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 210 (42.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (24.19%) Hyper-V
4 68 (13.71%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (10.28%) XenDesktop
6 46 (9.27%) XenApp
7 44 (8.87%) vSphere
8 15 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (2.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 9 (1.81%) BitLocker
12 8 (1.61%) Cronacle
12 8 (1.61%) Firmware
12 8 (1.61%) NFS
12 8 (1.61%) Veritas File System
12 8 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.81%) Xen
15 3 (0.60%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 71 (14.31%) SCCM
2 43 (8.67%) Ansible
3 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.43%) Backup Exec
6 16 (3.23%) Puppet
6 16 (3.23%) XenMobile
7 15 (3.02%) Nagios
7 15 (3.02%) SCOM
8 14 (2.82%) SCVMM
8 14 (2.82%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (2.62%) WSUS
10 12 (2.42%) Terraform
11 11 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (2.02%) Red Hat Satellite
13 9 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (1.61%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
15 7 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 342 (68.95%) VMware
2 228 (45.97%) Microsoft
3 150 (30.24%) Cisco
4 120 (24.19%) Citrix
5 65 (13.10%) Red Hat
6 62 (12.50%) HP
7 61 (12.30%) Veeam
8 59 (11.90%) Dell
9 40 (8.06%) EMC
10 37 (7.46%) IBM
11 32 (6.45%) EqualLogic
12 30 (6.05%) NetApp
13 29 (5.85%) Meraki
14 25 (5.04%) CheckPoint
14 25 (5.04%) Oracle
14 25 (5.04%) Sophos
15 23 (4.64%) Dell Compellent
15 23 (4.64%) SolarWinds
16 22 (4.44%) Veritas
17 21 (4.23%) Symantec