Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 288 236
Rank change year-on-year -52 -52 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 478 794 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 1.15% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.68% 8.39% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 437 652 1,047
London median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 7,160 9,469 11,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.81% 13.77% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,808 7,769 9,189
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,986 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.19% +5.56% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 142 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South London +14 30 £46,500 +12.05% 1
East London +43 23 £85,000 +70.00% 2
West London -11 20 £52,000 +4.00% 14
North London +3 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 336 (70.29%) VMware
2 300 (62.76%) Windows
3 241 (50.42%) Active Directory
4 213 (44.56%) Office 365
5 211 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 207 (43.31%) Windows Server
7 200 (41.84%) Microsoft
8 180 (37.66%) Azure
9 167 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 157 (32.85%) Cisco
11 154 (32.22%) Firewall
12 147 (30.75%) Linux
13 135 (28.24%) Finance
14 123 (25.73%) DNS
15 118 (24.69%) NAS
16 115 (24.06%) Citrix
17 111 (23.22%) Data Centre
18 107 (22.38%) ITIL
19 104 (21.76%) AWS
20 100 (20.92%) SQL
21 97 (20.29%) WAN
22 93 (19.46%) SQL Server
23 92 (19.25%) Hyper-V
24 91 (19.04%) DHCP
25 88 (18.41%) LAN
25 88 (18.41%) MS Exchange
26 83 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
27 77 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
28 74 (15.48%) PowerShell
29 72 (15.06%) 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 88 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.83%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.44%) Skype for Business
4 25 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.14%) IIS
7 13 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.09%) Confluence
9 6 (1.26%) Apache
9 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.42%) JBoss
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.21%) Appian
14 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
Applications
1 39 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 213 (44.56%) Office 365
2 180 (37.66%) Azure
3 104 (21.76%) AWS
4 17 (3.56%) IaaS
5 14 (2.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (1.88%) G Suite
7 8 (1.67%) GCP
8 7 (1.46%) GitHub
8 7 (1.46%) SaaS
9 6 (1.26%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.84%) PaaS
11 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.42%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.21%) Slack
13 1 (0.21%) Trello
13 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 154 (32.22%) Firewall
2 123 (25.73%) DNS
3 118 (24.69%) NAS
4 97 (20.29%) WAN
5 91 (19.04%) DHCP
6 88 (18.41%) LAN
7 60 (12.55%) TCP/IP
8 59 (12.34%) iSCSI
9 47 (9.83%) VPN
10 31 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (6.49%) Wireless
11 29 (6.07%) VoIP
12 23 (4.81%) Skype
13 22 (4.60%) MPLS
13 22 (4.60%) VLAN
14 20 (4.18%) NetScaler
15 19 (3.97%) Network Security
16 16 (3.35%) Internet
17 15 (3.14%) BGP
17 15 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.09%) MySQL
7 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.88%) DB2
9 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.05%) OLAP
12 5 (1.05%) OLTP
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.67%) JIRA
3 6 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.26%) Terragrunt
3 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) GitLab
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
General
1 135 (28.24%) Finance
2 34 (7.11%) Banking
3 24 (5.02%) Law
4 21 (4.39%) Legal
5 19 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.51%) Retail
7 10 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.09%) Marketing
8 8 (1.67%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.46%) Advertising
9 7 (1.46%) Billing
10 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (29.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (11.09%) Administrator
3 49 (10.25%) Analyst
4 47 (9.83%) VMware Engineer
5 44 (9.21%) IT Engineer
6 34 (7.11%) Systems Administrator
7 33 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 29 (6.07%) DBA
9 28 (5.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 28 (5.86%) Network Engineer
10 27 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (5.44%) Architect
11 26 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (5.23%) Windows Engineer
13 24 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 21 (4.39%) IT Analyst
15 21 (4.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (4.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 19 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.35%) LDAP
2 9 (1.88%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.05%) Flash
3 5 (1.05%) Web Services
4 3 (0.63%) YAML
5 2 (0.42%) .NET
5 2 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) Django
6 1 (0.21%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (0.21%) RESTful
6 1 (0.21%) SAML
6 1 (0.21%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 111 (23.22%) Data Centre
2 72 (15.06%) Replication
3 52 (10.88%) Clustering
4 34 (7.11%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.56%) Public Cloud
6 15 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.09%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.67%) User Experience
11 7 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.26%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.05%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.05%) Fibre Optics
13 5 (1.05%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.84%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.84%) PKI
14 4 (0.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 300 (62.76%) Windows
2 207 (43.31%) Windows Server
3 147 (30.75%) Linux
4 83 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (12.76%) Windows 10
8 38 (7.95%) Unix
9 32 (6.69%) Windows 7
10 17 (3.56%) Mac OS
11 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.88%) CentOS
13 8 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.26%) VMS
16 5 (1.05%) SUSE
16 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (22.38%) ITIL
3 70 (14.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 55 (11.51%) Migration
5 41 (8.58%) Change Management
6 39 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (6.69%) Information Security
7 32 (6.69%) Mentoring
8 28 (5.86%) DevOps
8 28 (5.86%) Project Management
8 28 (5.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 25 (5.23%) Configuration Management
9 25 (5.23%) PRINCE2
10 24 (5.02%) Storage Management
11 23 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (4.60%) High Availability
12 22 (4.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 21 (4.39%) Service Management
14 20 (4.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 100 (20.92%) SQL
2 74 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.97%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.72%) Shell Script
5 10 (2.09%) Python
6 9 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.26%) C++
8 4 (0.84%) Java
8 4 (0.84%) Perl
9 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.63%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) Java 8
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.97%) Cisco Certification
1 62 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (12.34%) Degree
3 47 (9.83%) CCNA
4 45 (9.41%) MCSE
4 45 (9.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (5.44%) MCSA
6 19 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (3.77%) CCNP
7 18 (3.77%) MCITP
8 14 (2.93%) VCP5
9 13 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (2.30%) CCA
11 9 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.67%) MCP
12 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.26%) CCDA
13 6 (1.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.28%) SLA
2 5 (1.05%) COBIT
3 4 (0.84%) GDPR
3 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.42%) NIST
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) PSD2
6 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 241 (50.42%) Active Directory
2 211 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (19.25%) Hyper-V
4 72 (15.06%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (11.72%) vSphere
6 44 (9.21%) XenApp
7 36 (7.53%) XenDesktop
8 20 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (3.35%) NFS
11 10 (2.09%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.88%) Cronacle
12 9 (1.88%) Veritas File System
12 9 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (1.67%) Firmware
14 7 (1.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (1.05%) vCloud
16 5 (1.05%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 51 (10.67%) SCCM
2 44 (9.21%) Ansible
3 28 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.02%) Puppet
5 23 (4.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 21 (4.39%) vCenter Server
7 16 (3.35%) XenMobile
8 14 (2.93%) SCOM
9 13 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
9 13 (2.72%) WSUS
10 11 (2.30%) Nagios
11 10 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (2.09%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.88%) NetBackup
12 9 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.46%) Terraform
14 6 (1.26%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 336 (70.29%) VMware
2 200 (41.84%) Microsoft
3 157 (32.85%) Cisco
4 115 (24.06%) Citrix
5 70 (14.64%) Red Hat
6 55 (11.51%) Dell
7 54 (11.30%) Veeam
8 50 (10.46%) HP
9 43 (9.00%) EMC
10 42 (8.79%) NetApp
11 30 (6.28%) CheckPoint
12 27 (5.65%) Juniper
13 25 (5.23%) EqualLogic
14 24 (5.02%) Meraki
14 24 (5.02%) Veritas
15 22 (4.60%) IBM
15 22 (4.60%) Symantec
16 20 (4.18%) Oracle
17 19 (3.97%) Dell Compellent
18 18 (3.77%) SolarWinds