Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 187 183
Rank change year-on-year -57 -4 -55
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1085 1350 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.77% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 11.13% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1180 1466
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,625 £80,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% - -

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 10944 12127 14270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.49% 15.94% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8923 10378 12092
London median annual salary £54,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.83% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +28 243 £47,750 -4.50% 11
West London +6 75 £45,000 - 6
South London -24 43 £45,000 -5.26%
East London +16 28 £50,000 -6.54% 7
North London -6 19 £40,000 +14.29%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SAN.

1 807 (74.38%) Windows
2 793 (73.09%) VMware
3 661 (60.92%) Active Directory
4 537 (49.49%) Microsoft
5 517 (47.65%) Windows Server
6 485 (44.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 393 (36.22%) Cisco
8 341 (31.43%) Firewall
9 328 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 314 (28.94%) MS Exchange
11 305 (28.11%) Office 365
12 300 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 294 (27.10%) Linux
14 274 (25.25%) Citrix
15 273 (25.16%) Hyper-V
16 266 (24.52%) Finance
17 260 (23.96%) DNS
18 258 (23.78%) HP
19 242 (22.30%) NAS
20 227 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
21 216 (19.91%) SQL
22 215 (19.82%) ITIL
23 199 (18.34%) PowerShell
24 196 (18.06%) SQL Server
25 195 (17.97%) WAN
26 189 (17.42%) VMware ESXi
27 180 (16.59%) vSphere
28 177 (16.31%) DHCP
29 170 (15.67%) LAN
30 168 (15.48%) Data Centre

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
1 314 (28.94%) MS Exchange
2 143 (13.18%) IIS
3 134 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 131 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 82 (7.56%) SharePoint
6 64 (5.90%) Apache
6 64 (5.90%) Skype for Business
7 42 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 37 (3.41%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.55%) JBoss
13 5 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.46%) nginx
14 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.18%) Confluence
15 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.092%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 53 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Relativity
4 1 (0.092%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.092%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 305 (28.11%) Office 365
2 227 (20.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (5.25%) IaaS
5 40 (3.69%) PaaS
6 29 (2.67%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (1.38%) SaaS
8 11 (1.01%) G Suite
9 9 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.46%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.28%) Akamai
13 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.092%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 341 (31.43%) Firewall
2 260 (23.96%) DNS
3 242 (22.30%) NAS
4 195 (17.97%) WAN
5 177 (16.31%) DHCP
6 170 (15.67%) LAN
7 135 (12.44%) TCP/IP
8 115 (10.60%) VPN
9 111 (10.23%) VLAN
10 94 (8.66%) iSCSI
11 66 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
12 48 (4.42%) VoIP
13 46 (4.24%) NetScaler
14 44 (4.06%) Fibre Channel
15 40 (3.69%) Internet
16 39 (3.59%) Wireless
17 36 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (3.13%) LDAP
19 33 (3.04%) Skype
20 29 (2.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.33%) MySQL
4 34 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 30 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.83%) Big Data
12 9 (0.83%) OLAP
12 9 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.74%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (2.30%) MSI
2 24 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.01%) JIRA
4 10 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (0.74%) Subversion
6 7 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.18%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.18%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.092%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.092%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 266 (24.52%) Finance
2 55 (5.07%) Banking
3 51 (4.70%) Law
4 50 (4.61%) Legal
5 40 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.57%) Marketing
7 16 (1.47%) Retail
8 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.11%) Games
10 10 (0.92%) Advertising
11 9 (0.83%) Front Office
12 7 (0.65%) Back Office
13 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.28%) Electronics
15 3 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
17 1 (0.092%) Publishing
17 1 (0.092%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (27.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 121 (11.15%) Administrator
3 111 (10.23%) VMware Engineer
4 110 (10.14%) Analyst
5 99 (9.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 91 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
7 88 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
8 84 (7.74%) Support Engineer
9 76 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
10 73 (6.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 64 (5.90%) Server Engineer
12 57 (5.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 55 (5.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 53 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
14 53 (4.88%) Consultant
15 51 (4.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (4.70%) Infrastructure Support
16 49 (4.52%) Team Leader
17 42 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
18 39 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.76%) Middleware
2 26 (2.40%) Software Packaging
3 20 (1.84%) Web Services
4 18 (1.66%) LAMP
5 12 (1.11%) SAML
6 11 (1.01%) XML
7 10 (0.92%) XMPP
8 9 (0.83%) JDBC
9 8 (0.74%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.74%) Regular Expression
10 7 (0.65%) .NET
11 6 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.55%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.46%) Flash
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 3 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
14 2 (0.18%) EDI
14 2 (0.18%) HTML
14 2 (0.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 168 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 98 (9.03%) Clustering
3 81 (7.47%) Replication
4 64 (5.90%) Hedge funds
5 63 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 59 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (5.25%) Management Information System
8 46 (4.24%) Public Cloud
9 36 (3.32%) EMC VNX
10 35 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
11 24 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (1.66%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.38%) Fintech
13 15 (1.38%) PKI
14 14 (1.29%) iPad
15 12 (1.11%) CLARiiON
15 12 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
16 11 (1.01%) Driving Licence
16 11 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
16 11 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 807 (74.38%) Windows
2 517 (47.65%) Windows Server
3 328 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 300 (27.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 294 (27.10%) Linux
6 136 (12.53%) Windows 10
6 136 (12.53%) Windows 7
7 91 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 90 (8.29%) Unix
9 71 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (4.24%) CentOS
11 45 (4.15%) Solaris
12 42 (3.87%) Windows 8
13 31 (2.86%) Ubuntu
14 24 (2.21%) Debian
15 19 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 17 (1.57%) Windows XP
17 16 (1.47%) AIX
18 15 (1.38%) Apple iOS
18 15 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (19.82%) ITIL
2 118 (10.88%) Migration
3 100 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 91 (8.39%) DevOps
5 80 (7.37%) Virtual Environments
6 78 (7.19%) Project Management
7 67 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 62 (5.71%) Change Management
10 57 (5.25%) High Availability
11 53 (4.88%) Load Balancing
12 52 (4.79%) Business Continuity
13 47 (4.33%) Service Delivery
14 44 (4.06%) Task Automation
15 43 (3.96%) Presales
15 43 (3.96%) Proactive Monitoring
16 42 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
17 40 (3.69%) Server Virtualisation
18 39 (3.59%) Configuration Management
18 39 (3.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 216 (19.91%) SQL
2 199 (18.34%) PowerShell
3 49 (4.52%) Python
4 48 (4.42%) Perl
5 36 (3.32%) Bash Shell
6 29 (2.67%) Java
7 26 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.11%) PHP
9 10 (0.92%) C#
9 10 (0.92%) VBScript
10 9 (0.83%) Jython
10 9 (0.83%) Korn
10 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.74%) C-shell
11 8 (0.74%) Ruby
12 6 (0.55%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.55%) C
13 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.18%) AWK
14 2 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 152 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
3 117 (10.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 113 (10.41%) CCNA
5 112 (10.32%) MCSE
6 74 (6.82%) Degree
7 53 (4.88%) CCNP
8 51 (4.70%) MCSA
9 33 (3.04%) MCITP
10 31 (2.86%) MCP
11 26 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 25 (2.30%) RHCE
13 21 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (1.75%) CCA
15 12 (1.11%) PhD
15 12 (1.11%) PMI Certification
15 12 (1.11%) PMP
16 11 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
17 10 (0.92%) Security Cleared
17 10 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.64%) SLA
2 29 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.74%) QA
6 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.37%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.092%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 661 (60.92%) Active Directory
2 485 (44.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (25.16%) Hyper-V
4 189 (17.42%) VMware ESXi
5 180 (16.59%) vSphere
6 107 (9.86%) XenApp
7 68 (6.27%) XenDesktop
8 67 (6.18%) XenServer
9 47 (4.33%) NFS
10 38 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
11 36 (3.32%) Terminal Services
11 36 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
12 35 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (2.58%) DFS Replication
13 28 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.29%) Firmware
15 13 (1.20%) Docker
16 11 (1.01%) KVM
16 11 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 141 (13.00%) SCCM
2 80 (7.37%) Puppet
3 79 (7.28%) SCOM
4 74 (6.82%) Ansible
5 62 (5.71%) Nagios
6 55 (5.07%) Backup Exec
7 44 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
8 39 (3.59%) Microsoft Clustering
8 39 (3.59%) NetBackup
9 29 (2.67%) SCOrch
10 28 (2.58%) vCenter Server
11 16 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
11 16 (1.47%) Tivoli
11 16 (1.47%) WSUS
11 16 (1.47%) XenMobile
12 15 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 15 (1.38%) Simpana
13 13 (1.20%) vRealize
14 12 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
14 12 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 793 (73.09%) VMware
2 537 (49.49%) Microsoft
3 393 (36.22%) Cisco
4 274 (25.25%) Citrix
5 258 (23.78%) HP
6 149 (13.73%) NetApp
7 136 (12.53%) EMC
8 113 (10.41%) Red Hat
9 107 (9.86%) Dell
10 82 (7.56%) IBM
10 82 (7.56%) Veeam
11 76 (7.00%) Oracle
12 61 (5.62%) 3PAR
13 58 (5.35%) Juniper
14 57 (5.25%) EqualLogic
14 57 (5.25%) SolarWinds
15 55 (5.07%) CheckPoint
16 42 (3.87%) Veritas
17 41 (3.78%) Palo Alto
18 40 (3.69%) Brocade