Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 340 306
Rank change year-on-year +46 -34 -64
Permanent jobs citing SAN 179 474 752
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.87% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.86% 6.69% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 174 428 656
Median annual salary £67,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.54% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £45,750 £37,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +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 2,609 7,081 9,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 12.98% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,159 5,802 7,537
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,905 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.93% -1.25% +5.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +58 37 £72,500 +20.83% 9
East London +16 6 £46,250 -45.59% 1
West London +63 4 £43,500 -27.50% 5
South London +34 1 £64,425 +38.55%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 118 (65.92%) Windows
2 117 (65.36%) VMware
3 97 (54.19%) Microsoft
4 93 (51.96%) Windows Server
5 89 (49.72%) Active Directory
6 83 (46.37%) Azure
7 63 (35.20%) PowerShell
8 60 (33.52%) EMC
9 58 (32.40%) Office 365
10 54 (30.17%) Cisco
10 54 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (29.61%) Firewall
11 53 (29.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 49 (27.37%) AWS
13 48 (26.82%) HP
13 48 (26.82%) Linux
14 45 (25.14%) Dell
15 42 (23.46%) DNS
15 42 (23.46%) DHCP
16 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (21.79%) vSphere
18 38 (21.23%) Data Centre
19 36 (20.11%) ITIL
20 32 (17.88%) Migration
21 31 (17.32%) Finance
21 31 (17.32%) Ansible
22 30 (16.76%) Hyper-V
22 30 (16.76%) Brocade
23 29 (16.20%) Windows 10
24 28 (15.64%) SQL Server

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 23 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.94%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.79%) IIS
5 4 (2.23%) Confluence
6 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 83 (46.37%) Azure
2 58 (32.40%) Office 365
3 49 (27.37%) AWS
4 15 (8.38%) IaaS
4 15 (8.38%) PaaS
4 15 (8.38%) SaaS
5 14 (7.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (6.15%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (6.15%) Mimecast
7 7 (3.91%) GCP
8 4 (2.23%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.23%) G Suite
9 2 (1.12%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.56%) Apigee
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.61%) Firewall
2 42 (23.46%) DHCP
2 42 (23.46%) DNS
3 24 (13.41%) VPN
4 22 (12.29%) LAN
4 22 (12.29%) WAN
5 17 (9.50%) Network Security
6 15 (8.38%) VSAN
7 14 (7.82%) Internet
7 14 (7.82%) NetScaler
8 13 (7.26%) NAS
9 11 (6.15%) TCP/IP
10 10 (5.59%) Skype
10 10 (5.59%) VoIP
11 9 (5.03%) Unified Communications
12 8 (4.47%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (4.47%) iSCSI
13 7 (3.91%) VLAN
14 6 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.91%) JIRA
4 5 (2.79%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.68%) GitLab
5 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.23%) Front Office
4 3 (1.68%) French Language
4 3 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (26.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (12.85%) Cloud Engineer
3 20 (11.17%) Azure Engineer
4 19 (10.61%) Automation Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Consultant
6 15 (8.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 14 (7.82%) IT Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Storage Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Cloud Specialist
9 12 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.59%) Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Python Engineer
12 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) LDAP
2 6 (3.35%) WSH
3 3 (1.68%) Flash
3 3 (1.68%) Web Services
3 3 (1.68%) XMPP
3 3 (1.68%) YAML
4 2 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.23%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (8.94%) Replication
3 15 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.26%) Reinsurance
5 12 (6.70%) Clustering
6 9 (5.03%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (65.92%) Windows
2 93 (51.96%) Windows Server
3 48 (26.82%) Linux
4 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (16.20%) Windows 10
6 26 (14.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.94%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (5.59%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.35%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.35%) Unix
12 4 (2.23%) CentOS
13 3 (1.68%) Debian
13 3 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.12%) Solaris
14 2 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (20.11%) ITIL
3 32 (17.88%) Migration
4 26 (14.53%) DevOps
5 23 (12.85%) Business Continuity
6 16 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.94%) Project Management
7 15 (8.38%) Patch Management
8 14 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.26%) Storage Management
10 12 (6.70%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
11 11 (6.15%) Presales
11 11 (6.15%) Problem Management
12 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
12 10 (5.59%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (4.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.20%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.64%) Python
3 22 (12.29%) SQL
4 11 (6.15%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.68%) C#
5 3 (1.68%) VB
5 3 (1.68%) VBScript
6 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.17%) Degree
3 19 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.94%) CCNA
5 15 (8.38%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (8.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (7.82%) MCITP
7 10 (5.59%) MCSE
8 8 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.68%) CCNP
10 3 (1.68%) MCP
10 3 (1.68%) MCSA
10 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.12%) CCDA
11 2 (1.12%) CCVP
11 2 (1.12%) CISSP
11 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (49.72%) Active Directory
2 54 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (21.79%) vSphere
4 30 (16.76%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.03%) VMware NSX
7 7 (3.91%) vCloud
7 7 (3.91%) XenApp
8 6 (3.35%) DFS Replication
9 5 (2.79%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (17.32%) Ansible
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (11.17%) SCCM
4 19 (10.61%) Terraform
5 16 (8.94%) vCenter Server
6 15 (8.38%) vRealize
7 13 (7.26%) Grafana
8 11 (6.15%) NetBackup
9 10 (5.59%) Puppet
10 8 (4.47%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (3.91%) Backup Exec
12 5 (2.79%) WSUS
13 4 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (2.23%) SCOM
14 2 (1.12%) Control-M
14 2 (1.12%) Nagios
14 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
14 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (65.36%) VMware
2 97 (54.19%) Microsoft
3 60 (33.52%) EMC
4 54 (30.17%) Cisco
5 48 (26.82%) HP
6 45 (25.14%) Dell
7 30 (16.76%) Brocade
8 26 (14.53%) Citrix
9 25 (13.97%) Hitachi
10 23 (12.85%) NetApp
11 20 (11.17%) Isilon
12 19 (10.61%) SolarWinds
13 16 (8.94%) IBM
13 16 (8.94%) Meraki
14 13 (7.26%) Veeam
15 11 (6.15%) MobileIron
15 11 (6.15%) Sophos
16 9 (5.03%) CheckPoint
17 8 (4.47%) Juniper
17 8 (4.47%) Nokia