Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 608 407 360
Rank change year-on-year -201 -47 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAN 274 208 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 5.76% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 216 183 255
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,938 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £87,000
England median annual salary £48,625 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% -5.50% +11.11%

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 8,110 3,612 5,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.46% 10.50% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,254 2,702 4,085
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,319 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.29% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -47 32 £60,000 +2.13% 6
West London -65 15 £46,500 -22.50% 2
South London -48 10 £60,000 +18.23% 2
East London -56 6 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North London - 3 £52,500 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 198 (72.26%) VMware
2 143 (52.19%) Windows
3 140 (51.09%) Microsoft
4 139 (50.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 127 (46.35%) Active Directory
6 124 (45.26%) Azure
7 106 (38.69%) Windows Server
8 103 (37.59%) Microsoft 365
9 101 (36.86%) DNS
10 91 (33.21%) Firewall
11 86 (31.39%) PowerShell
12 85 (31.02%) Linux
13 79 (28.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 77 (28.10%) NAS
15 76 (27.74%) DHCP
16 75 (27.37%) Cisco
17 67 (24.45%) Finance
17 67 (24.45%) WAN
18 64 (23.36%) Hyper-V
19 63 (22.99%) Social Skills
20 61 (22.26%) Veeam
21 57 (20.80%) SQL
22 56 (20.44%) HP
22 56 (20.44%) AWS
23 55 (20.07%) SQL Server
24 54 (19.71%) ITIL
24 54 (19.71%) Data Centre
25 52 (18.98%) Python
26 51 (18.61%) Cisco Certification
27 48 (17.52%) VMware ESXi

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 30 (10.95%) IIS
1 30 (10.95%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.82%) Confluence
5 4 (1.46%) Apache
5 4 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) BambooHR
1 4 (1.46%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (45.26%) Azure
2 103 (37.59%) Microsoft 365
3 56 (20.44%) AWS
4 42 (15.33%) SaaS
5 33 (12.04%) PaaS
6 29 (10.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (9.49%) IaaS
8 11 (4.01%) Mimecast
9 10 (3.65%) OneDrive
10 8 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (2.92%) GCP
10 8 (2.92%) Serverless
11 7 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.55%) Google Workspace
12 5 (1.82%) Cohesity
13 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.09%) Rubrik
15 2 (0.73%) Lucidchart
16 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 101 (36.86%) DNS
2 91 (33.21%) Firewall
3 77 (28.10%) NAS
4 76 (27.74%) DHCP
5 67 (24.45%) WAN
6 41 (14.96%) TCP/IP
6 41 (14.96%) VPN
7 35 (12.77%) LAN
8 34 (12.41%) Wireless
9 28 (10.22%) Internet
10 27 (9.85%) MPLS
11 24 (8.76%) iSCSI
12 23 (8.39%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (7.66%) Broadband
14 19 (6.93%) BGP
14 19 (6.93%) Ethernet
14 19 (6.93%) OSPF
15 18 (6.57%) VLAN
16 17 (6.20%) VoIP
17 16 (5.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.30%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.65%) MySQL
7 6 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.46%) MariaDB
8 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.46%) Redis
9 3 (1.09%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.36%) DB2
10 1 (0.36%) GIS
10 1 (0.36%) Power BI
10 1 (0.36%) Power Query
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.82%) JIRA
4 4 (1.46%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.46%) Subversion
General
1 67 (24.45%) Finance
2 63 (22.99%) Social Skills
3 26 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.47%) Back Office
5 14 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.38%) Public Sector
7 11 (4.01%) Documentation Skills
7 11 (4.01%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (3.28%) Banking
9 8 (2.92%) Games
9 8 (2.92%) Legal
10 6 (2.19%) Advertising
10 6 (2.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (1.82%) Law
11 5 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.09%) Front Office
13 3 (1.09%) Marketing
13 3 (1.09%) Publishing
14 2 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (25.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (12.04%) Analyst
3 24 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
4 23 (8.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 19 (6.93%) Azure Engineer
6 18 (6.57%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.20%) Administrator
7 17 (6.20%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.11%) DBA
9 14 (5.11%) IT Engineer
10 13 (4.74%) Architect
10 13 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
11 12 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (4.38%) IT Analyst
11 12 (4.38%) Network Architect
11 12 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (4.01%) Principal Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.01%) LDAP
2 8 (2.92%) Flash
3 5 (1.82%) Web Services
4 4 (1.46%) LAMP
5 3 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.09%) Middleware
6 2 (0.73%) Flutter
6 2 (0.73%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.73%) JSON
6 2 (0.73%) React
6 2 (0.73%) React Native
6 2 (0.73%) REST
6 2 (0.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.36%) WSH
7 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.71%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.95%) Replication
3 28 (10.22%) Clustering
4 17 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.38%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.28%) User Experience
7 8 (2.92%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Licensing
8 6 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.73%) Handset
9 2 (0.73%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.73%) NHS
9 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 143 (52.19%) Windows
2 106 (38.69%) Windows Server
3 85 (31.02%) Linux
4 32 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (10.95%) Windows 10
6 27 (9.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 25 (9.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (6.20%) Unix
10 16 (5.84%) CentOS
11 13 (4.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.09%) Debian
15 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.73%) Android
16 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (28.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 54 (19.71%) ITIL
3 42 (15.33%) Project Management
4 36 (13.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (12.41%) Change Management
6 27 (9.85%) Migration
7 26 (9.49%) Project Delivery
8 23 (8.39%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.03%) Time Management
10 21 (7.66%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (7.30%) Infrastructure as Code
11 20 (7.30%) Network Virtualisation
12 19 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (6.57%) DevOps
13 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (6.20%) Configuration Management
15 16 (5.84%) Computer Science
15 16 (5.84%) Proactive Monitoring
16 15 (5.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.39%) PowerShell
2 57 (20.80%) SQL
3 52 (18.98%) Python
4 39 (14.23%) Bash
5 14 (5.11%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.74%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.92%) Go
8 4 (1.46%) Java
8 4 (1.46%) VBScript
9 3 (1.09%) C#
9 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.73%) Ruby
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.36%) Korn
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (18.61%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (14.60%) MCSE
4 27 (9.85%) CCNA
5 23 (8.39%) CCIE
6 19 (6.93%) Degree
7 18 (6.57%) CCIE Service Provider
8 14 (5.11%) CCNP
9 13 (4.74%) HP APS
10 10 (3.65%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.19%) CCDP
12 6 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.19%) MCITP
13 4 (1.46%) VCAP
14 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.09%) MCSA
15 2 (0.73%) CCA
16 1 (0.36%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.12%) SLA
2 7 (2.55%) GDPR
3 6 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.73%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.73%) SOC 2
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 139 (50.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (46.35%) Active Directory
3 64 (23.36%) Hyper-V
4 48 (17.52%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (12.04%) vSphere
6 16 (5.84%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (5.84%) XenApp
7 14 (5.11%) Docker
7 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (4.74%) VMware NSX
9 8 (2.92%) BitLocker
9 8 (2.92%) Dovecot
9 8 (2.92%) Postfix
10 4 (1.46%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.73%) Firmware
12 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (15.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 35 (12.77%) SCCM
3 31 (11.31%) Ansible
4 30 (10.95%) Terraform
5 22 (8.03%) Kubernetes
5 22 (8.03%) WSUS
6 19 (6.93%) vCenter Server
7 18 (6.57%) Backup Exec
7 18 (6.57%) ZABBIX
8 13 (4.74%) Data Guard
8 13 (4.74%) Nagios
8 13 (4.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (4.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 13 (4.74%) Puppet
9 10 (3.65%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (2.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (2.92%) Grafana
11 8 (2.92%) Graylog
11 8 (2.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 198 (72.26%) VMware
2 140 (51.09%) Microsoft
3 75 (27.37%) Cisco
4 61 (22.26%) Veeam
5 56 (20.44%) HP
6 45 (16.42%) Citrix
7 42 (15.33%) Dell
8 33 (12.04%) Sophos
9 28 (10.22%) EqualLogic
9 28 (10.22%) Nimble Storage
9 28 (10.22%) Red Hat
10 25 (9.12%) Juniper
10 25 (9.12%) Meraki
11 23 (8.39%) EMC
12 21 (7.66%) Oracle
13 19 (6.93%) F5
14 18 (6.57%) Avaya
14 18 (6.57%) Palo Alto
15 14 (5.11%) CheckPoint
16 13 (4.74%) ProCurve