Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 313 271 235
Rank change year-on-year -42 -36 -35
Permanent jobs citing SAN 603 863 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.23% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% 8.60% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 563 737 873
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,800 £34,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7,896 10,034 10,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.00% 14.33% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,402 8,316 9,156
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -47 120 £47,750 -13.18% 5
West London +35 51 £52,500 +10.53% 1
East London +33 35 £41,500 -7.78% 4
South London +11 26 £47,500 +3.26%
North London +21 8 £47,500 +46.15%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 457 (75.79%) Windows
2 406 (67.33%) VMware
3 332 (55.06%) Active Directory
4 299 (49.59%) Microsoft
5 294 (48.76%) Windows Server
6 273 (45.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 221 (36.65%) Linux
8 215 (35.66%) Cisco
9 201 (33.33%) Firewall
10 188 (31.18%) MS Exchange
11 187 (31.01%) ITIL
12 178 (29.52%) Citrix
12 178 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 172 (28.52%) Office 365
14 158 (26.20%) SQL
15 155 (25.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 149 (24.71%) Finance
17 147 (24.38%) Data Centre
18 145 (24.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 144 (23.88%) PowerShell
20 137 (22.72%) WAN
21 135 (22.39%) DNS
22 128 (21.23%) Hyper-V
23 126 (20.90%) SQL Server
24 125 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
25 124 (20.56%) NAS
26 119 (19.73%) LAN
27 117 (19.40%) HP
28 114 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
29 103 (17.08%) EMC

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
1 188 (31.18%) MS Exchange
2 67 (11.11%) IIS
3 54 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (7.79%) Apache
5 46 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 30 (4.98%) Skype for Business
8 28 (4.64%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.49%) JBoss
10 9 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.16%) Confluence
13 6 (1.00%) CMS
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.66%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 72 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 178 (29.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (28.52%) Office 365
3 114 (18.91%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (8.46%) SaaS
5 35 (5.80%) Mimecast
6 33 (5.47%) IaaS
7 28 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (3.81%) PaaS
9 8 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.83%) GitHub
10 5 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 201 (33.33%) Firewall
2 137 (22.72%) WAN
3 135 (22.39%) DNS
4 124 (20.56%) NAS
5 119 (19.73%) LAN
6 97 (16.09%) DHCP
7 78 (12.94%) VoIP
8 72 (11.94%) iSCSI
8 72 (11.94%) TCP/IP
9 60 (9.95%) VLAN
10 54 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (8.96%) VPN
11 40 (6.63%) MPLS
12 39 (6.47%) Internet
13 35 (5.80%) SSL
14 26 (4.31%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (4.31%) Skype
14 26 (4.31%) Wireless
15 24 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (3.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (3.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.49%) MySQL
5 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.00%) Big Data
9 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.66%) Power BI
12 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (3.15%) JIRA
2 11 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.16%) MSI
4 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.33%) jMock
4 2 (0.33%) JUnit
4 2 (0.33%) Maven
4 2 (0.33%) Mockito
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (24.71%) Finance
2 78 (12.94%) Banking
3 47 (7.79%) Legal
4 38 (6.30%) Law
5 20 (3.32%) Retail
6 16 (2.65%) Marketing
7 5 (0.83%) Military
8 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 3 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (19.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (13.27%) Analyst
3 61 (10.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 54 (8.96%) Systems Engineer
5 52 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 50 (8.29%) Architect
7 48 (7.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 45 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 43 (7.13%) Administrator
10 41 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
11 37 (6.14%) IT Engineer
12 34 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
13 33 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
14 31 (5.14%) VMware Engineer
15 29 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (4.81%) Support Analyst
16 28 (4.64%) Infrastructure Support
16 28 (4.64%) Team Leader
17 27 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 26 (4.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.48%) Web Services
2 16 (2.65%) Middleware
3 15 (2.49%) LDAP
4 12 (1.99%) YAML
5 8 (1.33%) LAMP
6 7 (1.16%) .NET
6 7 (1.16%) Software Packaging
7 6 (1.00%) WSH
8 5 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.66%) HTML
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.50%) CSS
10 3 (0.50%) jQuery
10 3 (0.50%) REST
10 3 (0.50%) SOAP
11 2 (0.33%) GraphQL
11 2 (0.33%) Kafka
11 2 (0.33%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.33%) React
11 2 (0.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 147 (24.38%) Data Centre
2 60 (9.95%) Clustering
3 40 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.14%) Replication
5 32 (5.31%) EMC VNX
5 32 (5.31%) Hedge funds
6 28 (4.64%) Public Cloud
7 27 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (3.98%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.82%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.66%) HP Storage
12 8 (1.33%) PKI
13 7 (1.16%) CMDB
13 7 (1.16%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.00%) BYOD
14 6 (1.00%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 457 (75.79%) Windows
2 294 (48.76%) Windows Server
3 221 (36.65%) Linux
4 155 (25.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 125 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (8.46%) Unix
7 49 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (7.79%) Windows 7
9 35 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 35 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (4.98%) Windows 10
11 18 (2.99%) CentOS
12 15 (2.49%) Data ONTAP
13 14 (2.32%) AIX
14 12 (1.99%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.66%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.33%) Solaris
17 6 (1.00%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.00%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (31.01%) ITIL
2 145 (24.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 82 (13.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 68 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (10.28%) Migration
6 54 (8.96%) Mentoring
7 51 (8.46%) Configuration Management
8 42 (6.97%) Service Management
9 40 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (6.47%) Change Management
11 37 (6.14%) DevOps
12 36 (5.97%) Problem Management
13 35 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (5.64%) Project Management
15 33 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
15 33 (5.47%) Service Delivery
16 32 (5.31%) Coaching
17 31 (5.14%) Computer Science
18 28 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
18 28 (4.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 158 (26.20%) SQL
2 144 (23.88%) PowerShell
3 47 (7.79%) Python
4 36 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 34 (5.64%) Perl
6 17 (2.82%) C
7 14 (2.32%) Java
8 9 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.33%) C++
10 5 (0.83%) Ruby
10 5 (0.83%) VBScript
11 3 (0.50%) C#
11 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.33%) Java 8
12 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.33%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.33%) VB
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (16.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (13.27%) MCSE
3 63 (10.45%) Degree
4 59 (9.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 49 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (6.30%) CCNA
7 29 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (3.48%) MCSA
10 16 (2.65%) RHCE
11 12 (1.99%) CCNP
12 11 (1.82%) MCP
13 9 (1.49%) HND
14 8 (1.33%) MCITP
14 8 (1.33%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.33%) VCP5
15 7 (1.16%) PMP
16 6 (1.00%) VCP6
17 5 (0.83%) CISSP
17 5 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.30%) SLA
2 35 (5.80%) GDPR
3 33 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (4.48%) PCI DSS
5 21 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (1.99%) HIPAA
7 8 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.16%) COBIT
9 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.66%) PMO
10 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.33%) QA
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 332 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 273 (45.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (21.23%) Hyper-V
4 73 (12.11%) vSphere
5 70 (11.61%) XenApp
6 59 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (6.63%) Virtual Servers
8 39 (6.47%) NFS
9 31 (5.14%) XenServer
10 29 (4.81%) XenDesktop
11 26 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (3.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (2.99%) VMware NSX
14 17 (2.82%) Firmware
15 13 (2.16%) DFS Replication
16 11 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (1.66%) Docker
18 8 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
19 7 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
20 6 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 70 (11.61%) Puppet
2 57 (9.45%) SCCM
3 40 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (6.30%) Ansible
5 33 (5.47%) SCOM
6 29 (4.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 29 (4.81%) Nagios
7 28 (4.64%) Backup Exec
8 21 (3.48%) vCenter Server
9 18 (2.99%) Kubernetes
10 15 (2.49%) FortiGate
11 14 (2.32%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.49%) vRealize
14 8 (1.33%) NetBackup
14 8 (1.33%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (1.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 406 (67.33%) VMware
2 299 (49.59%) Microsoft
3 215 (35.66%) Cisco
4 178 (29.52%) Citrix
5 117 (19.40%) HP
6 103 (17.08%) EMC
7 99 (16.42%) NetApp
8 74 (12.27%) Dell
9 67 (11.11%) Red Hat
10 45 (7.46%) Veeam
11 40 (6.63%) Google
12 37 (6.14%) CheckPoint
12 37 (6.14%) EqualLogic
13 35 (5.80%) Juniper
14 32 (5.31%) SolarWinds
15 29 (4.81%) Mitel
15 29 (4.81%) Oracle
16 20 (3.32%) IBM
17 18 (2.99%) McAfee
17 18 (2.99%) Splunk