Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 339 314 266
Rank change year-on-year -25 -48 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAN 403 629 876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.84% 1.02% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.39% 7.88% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 354 592 768
Median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 6,304 7,984 10,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.16% 13.01% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,117 6,501 8,418
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -11 83 £60,000 +25.65% 20
West London -7 37 £55,000 +2.33% 3
South London -4 12 £52,500 +11.70% 2
East London -16 11 £40,000 -3.61% 5
North London -8 9 £30,000 -36.84%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 281 (69.73%) VMware
2 275 (68.24%) Windows
3 224 (55.58%) Active Directory
4 211 (52.36%) Azure
5 197 (48.88%) Windows Server
6 195 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 185 (45.91%) Office 365
8 171 (42.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 138 (34.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 129 (32.01%) PowerShell
11 128 (31.76%) Firewall
12 127 (31.51%) Cisco
12 127 (31.51%) Linux
13 119 (29.53%) AWS
14 116 (28.78%) Hyper-V
15 104 (25.81%) Data Centre
16 103 (25.56%) DNS
17 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
18 90 (22.33%) DHCP
19 88 (21.84%) Citrix
20 86 (21.34%) Windows Server 2016
21 82 (20.35%) SQL
22 81 (20.10%) NAS
23 78 (19.35%) MS Exchange
24 75 (18.61%) HP
24 75 (18.61%) Windows Server 2012
25 74 (18.36%) WAN
26 73 (18.11%) Finance
27 72 (17.87%) VPN
28 69 (17.12%) ITIL

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 78 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.19%) Skype for Business
3 29 (7.20%) IIS
4 18 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.22%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.74%) JBoss
7 6 (1.49%) Confluence
7 6 (1.49%) SAS
8 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.99%) WordPress
10 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 38 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.25%) InDesign
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.50%) Shopify
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 211 (52.36%) Azure
2 185 (45.91%) Office 365
3 119 (29.53%) AWS
4 44 (10.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (8.19%) PaaS
6 26 (6.45%) GCP
6 26 (6.45%) IaaS
6 26 (6.45%) SaaS
7 16 (3.97%) Mimecast
8 11 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.48%) Datadog
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (1.49%) OneDrive
10 6 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (31.76%) Firewall
2 103 (25.56%) DNS
3 90 (22.33%) DHCP
4 81 (20.10%) NAS
5 74 (18.36%) WAN
6 72 (17.87%) VPN
7 66 (16.38%) LAN
8 59 (14.64%) VoIP
9 53 (13.15%) TCP/IP
10 42 (10.42%) iSCSI
11 34 (8.44%) Fibre Channel
12 32 (7.94%) Wireless
13 27 (6.70%) Skype
14 25 (6.20%) VLAN
15 23 (5.71%) Internet
16 19 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (4.71%) MPLS
16 19 (4.71%) NetScaler
16 19 (4.71%) SNMP
17 17 (4.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.24%) DB2
9 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.99%) MySQL
11 3 (0.74%) Big Data
11 3 (0.74%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.48%) JIRA
2 9 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.50%) GitLab
5 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (18.11%) Finance
2 18 (4.47%) Banking
3 14 (3.47%) Billing
4 12 (2.98%) Back Office
4 12 (2.98%) Law
4 12 (2.98%) Legal
5 10 (2.48%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.48%) Publishing
6 8 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.24%) Housing Association
9 4 (0.99%) French Language
9 4 (0.99%) Marketing
9 4 (0.99%) Retail
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (29.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (11.17%) Analyst
3 32 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 31 (7.69%) Architect
5 30 (7.44%) Administrator
6 29 (7.20%) IT Engineer
7 26 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (5.96%) Consultant
9 23 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (5.21%) IT Analyst
10 21 (5.21%) Support Engineer
11 20 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (4.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.47%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) IT Support
13 17 (4.22%) Network Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Storage Engineer
13 17 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.99%) Flash
2 6 (1.49%) JSON
2 6 (1.49%) Middleware
3 4 (0.99%) Web Services
4 2 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.50%) LDAP
4 2 (0.50%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 104 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.18%) Public Cloud
3 29 (7.20%) Replication
4 27 (6.70%) Clustering
5 22 (5.46%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.21%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.72%) Virtual Team
8 13 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.23%) PKI
11 8 (1.99%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.24%) Fibre Optics
13 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 275 (68.24%) Windows
2 197 (48.88%) Windows Server
3 127 (31.51%) Linux
4 86 (21.34%) Windows Server 2016
5 75 (18.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (14.39%) Windows 10
7 50 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (11.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (6.95%) Windows Server 2019
10 25 (6.20%) Windows 7
11 18 (4.47%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.98%) CentOS
12 12 (2.98%) Unix
13 11 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (2.73%) VMS
14 10 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.99%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.99%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
17 5 (1.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 69 (17.12%) ITIL
3 62 (15.38%) Project Management
4 40 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (9.68%) Storage Management
6 36 (8.93%) DevOps
7 32 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (6.95%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (6.70%) Migration
9 27 (6.70%) Presales
10 26 (6.45%) High Availability
11 22 (5.46%) Change Control
12 21 (5.21%) Line Management
13 20 (4.96%) Change Management
13 20 (4.96%) CRM
14 19 (4.71%) Fintech
14 19 (4.71%) Patch Management
15 18 (4.47%) Load Balancing
16 17 (4.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (32.01%) PowerShell
2 82 (20.35%) SQL
3 32 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 26 (6.45%) Python
5 9 (2.23%) VBScript
6 8 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.74%) Korn
8 3 (0.74%) Perl
8 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) AWK
9 1 (0.25%) Go
9 1 (0.25%) Groovy
9 1 (0.25%) Java
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (13.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 45 (11.17%) MCSE
4 44 (10.92%) Degree
5 39 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (6.70%) MCSA
7 25 (6.20%) CCNA
8 24 (5.96%) CCNP
8 24 (5.96%) MCP
9 16 (3.97%) MCITP
10 12 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.74%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.24%) CISSP
13 5 (1.24%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.24%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.24%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.24%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) SLA
2 8 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.49%) GDPR
4 4 (0.99%) QA
5 3 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.74%) NIST
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 224 (55.58%) Active Directory
2 171 (42.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (28.78%) Hyper-V
4 55 (13.65%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (12.90%) vSphere
6 46 (11.41%) XenApp
7 28 (6.95%) XenDesktop
8 18 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (4.22%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (2.23%) NFS
11 6 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.24%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.99%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.74%) StorNext
15 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.50%) vCloud
15 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (16.63%) SCCM
2 33 (8.19%) vCenter Server
3 28 (6.95%) Ansible
4 26 (6.45%) Backup Exec
5 20 (4.96%) Terraform
6 18 (4.47%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (3.47%) Nagios
8 13 (3.23%) WSUS
9 12 (2.98%) Red Hat Satellite
9 12 (2.98%) vRealize
10 11 (2.73%) Packer
10 11 (2.73%) Puppet
11 10 (2.48%) NetBackup
11 10 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (1.99%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.74%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (1.49%) SCVMM
15 5 (1.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 281 (69.73%) VMware
2 195 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 127 (31.51%) Cisco
4 88 (21.84%) Citrix
5 75 (18.61%) HP
6 54 (13.40%) Veeam
7 48 (11.91%) Red Hat
8 47 (11.66%) Dell
9 44 (10.92%) EMC
10 43 (10.67%) IBM
11 26 (6.45%) SolarWinds
12 24 (5.96%) Oracle
13 23 (5.71%) NetApp
14 20 (4.96%) Sophos
15 18 (4.47%) Brocade
15 18 (4.47%) Dell Compellent
15 18 (4.47%) Google
16 16 (3.97%) Juniper
17 14 (3.47%) Nimble Storage
17 14 (3.47%) Palo Alto