Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 483 303 358
Rank change year-on-year -180 +55 -59
Permanent jobs citing SAN 235 194 474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.92% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 6.70% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 213 168 433
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,713 £37,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £68,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.73% +25.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -5.26%

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 5,648 2,896 7,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.76% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,667 2,383 5,891
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £79,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -57 39 £60,000 -20.00% 12
West London -58 16 £60,000 +37.93% 6
South London -14 5 £65,000 +0.89% 1
East London -15 2 £47,500 +2.70% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 172 (73.19%) Azure
2 161 (68.51%) VMware
3 130 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (53.62%) Windows
5 125 (53.19%) Microsoft
6 124 (52.77%) Active Directory
7 107 (45.53%) Windows Server
8 105 (44.68%) Microsoft 365
9 91 (38.72%) Firewall
9 91 (38.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 88 (37.45%) Cisco
11 85 (36.17%) PowerShell
12 62 (26.38%) Hyper-V
13 58 (24.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 54 (22.98%) DNS
15 50 (21.28%) VPN
16 49 (20.85%) LAN
17 45 (19.15%) WAN
17 45 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
18 44 (18.72%) Citrix
19 42 (17.87%) NAS
19 42 (17.87%) AWS
19 42 (17.87%) Social Skills
20 39 (16.60%) Dell
20 39 (16.60%) Finance
21 38 (16.17%) DHCP
22 37 (15.74%) Linux
23 36 (15.32%) SonicWALL
24 35 (14.89%) SQL Server
24 35 (14.89%) Migration

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 19 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.38%) IIS
4 8 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (13.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 172 (73.19%) Azure
2 105 (44.68%) Microsoft 365
3 58 (24.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 42 (17.87%) AWS
5 34 (14.47%) IaaS
6 27 (11.49%) SaaS
7 24 (10.21%) PaaS
8 21 (8.94%) Azure Storage
9 13 (5.53%) GCP
10 11 (4.68%) OneDrive
11 10 (4.26%) Cloudflare
11 10 (4.26%) Mimecast
12 8 (3.40%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (2.98%) Amazon EKS
13 7 (2.98%) MinIO
13 7 (2.98%) OpenShift
13 7 (2.98%) Stackdriver
14 6 (2.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 5 (2.13%) Azure Stack
15 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (38.72%) Firewall
2 54 (22.98%) DNS
3 50 (21.28%) VPN
4 49 (20.85%) LAN
5 45 (19.15%) WAN
6 42 (17.87%) NAS
7 38 (16.17%) DHCP
8 24 (10.21%) NetScaler
9 21 (8.94%) TCP/IP
9 21 (8.94%) VoIP
10 18 (7.66%) VSAN
11 17 (7.23%) SSL
12 14 (5.96%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (3.83%) SD-WAN
14 8 (3.40%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (2.98%) VLAN
16 6 (2.55%) Internet
16 6 (2.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.43%) Power BI
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) JIRA
2 9 (3.83%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.98%) GitLab
4 6 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 42 (17.87%) Social Skills
2 39 (16.60%) Finance
3 13 (5.53%) Law
4 12 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.83%) Banking
6 8 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.55%) Retail
8 5 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.70%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.28%) Advertising
10 3 (1.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.43%) Front Office
12 1 (0.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (30.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (20.85%) Azure Engineer
3 34 (14.47%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (11.91%) Administrator
5 25 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
6 24 (10.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (9.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (8.94%) Analyst
9 20 (8.51%) Consultant
10 19 (8.09%) Azure Administrator
11 16 (6.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 16 (6.81%) Storage Administrator
12 15 (6.38%) Hyper-V Administrator
12 15 (6.38%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 13 (5.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (5.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 11 (4.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (4.68%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
15 11 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) JSON
2 7 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (2.98%) Kafka
2 7 (2.98%) Node.js
2 7 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (2.55%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) RESTful
4 1 (0.43%) WSH
4 1 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.53%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.11%) Replication
3 12 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.68%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.26%) Cloud Native
5 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.98%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.55%) Clustering
8 5 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.13%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
10 2 (0.85%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.43%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 126 (53.62%) Windows
2 107 (45.53%) Windows Server
3 37 (15.74%) Linux
4 28 (11.91%) Windows 10
5 22 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (4.68%) Unix
10 8 (3.40%) CentOS
11 7 (2.98%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.70%) Solaris
13 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.85%) SUSE
14 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.43%) Debian
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (19.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (14.89%) Migration
4 33 (14.04%) ITIL
5 32 (13.62%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (12.77%) DevOps
6 30 (12.77%) Project Management
7 28 (11.91%) Project Delivery
8 23 (9.79%) Service Delivery
9 21 (8.94%) Configuration Management
10 20 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (7.23%) Patch Management
12 16 (6.81%) Computer Science
12 16 (6.81%) Storage Management
13 15 (6.38%) High Availability
13 15 (6.38%) Incident Management
13 15 (6.38%) Presales
14 13 (5.53%) Problem Management
15 12 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (4.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.17%) PowerShell
2 17 (7.23%) Python
2 17 (7.23%) SQL
3 8 (3.40%) Java
4 7 (2.98%) C#
4 7 (2.98%) Go
5 6 (2.55%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.55%) VB
6 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.79%) MCSE
3 22 (9.36%) CCNA
4 18 (7.66%) Degree
4 18 (7.66%) MCSA
5 14 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.68%) MCP
7 10 (4.26%) CCNP
8 8 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.98%) CISM
9 7 (2.98%) CISSP
9 7 (2.98%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.98%) NVQ Level 4
10 6 (2.55%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.13%) SANS
12 4 (1.70%) CCIE
12 4 (1.70%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) SLA
2 7 (2.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 130 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 124 (52.77%) Active Directory
3 62 (26.38%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.47%) vSphere
5 23 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (7.23%) XenDesktop
7 14 (5.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (4.68%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (4.26%) XenApp
10 9 (3.83%) VMware NSX
11 8 (3.40%) Docker
12 7 (2.98%) Ceph
12 7 (2.98%) KVM
13 5 (2.13%) Firmware
14 4 (1.70%) Terminal Server
14 4 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (1.28%) NFS
15 3 (1.28%) StorNext
15 3 (1.28%) Xsan
16 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) Ansible
1 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (6.38%) Puppet
2 15 (6.38%) SCCM
3 13 (5.53%) vCenter Server
4 12 (5.11%) ZABBIX
5 11 (4.68%) AirWatch
6 10 (4.26%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.83%) PowerCLI
8 8 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.98%) Prometheus
9 7 (2.98%) Salt
9 7 (2.98%) SCOM
10 6 (2.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (2.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 4 (1.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 4 (1.70%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.70%) Terraform
12 4 (1.70%) vRealize
13 3 (1.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 161 (68.51%) VMware
2 125 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 88 (37.45%) Cisco
4 44 (18.72%) Citrix
5 39 (16.60%) Dell
6 36 (15.32%) SonicWALL
7 29 (12.34%) SolarWinds
7 29 (12.34%) Veeam
8 25 (10.64%) NetApp
9 24 (10.21%) EMC
9 24 (10.21%) HP
9 24 (10.21%) Nimble Storage
10 23 (9.79%) Aruba
11 22 (9.36%) 3PAR
12 20 (8.51%) Brocade
12 20 (8.51%) CommVault
12 20 (8.51%) Palo Alto
13 18 (7.66%) Juniper
14 16 (6.81%) Red Hat
15 15 (6.38%) Meraki