Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 320 319 267
Rank change year-on-year -1 -52 -29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 461 653 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.90% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 7.87% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 408 570 795
London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,400 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £72,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 6,730 8,296 10,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.20% 13.18% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,539 6,771 8,429
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,700 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 February 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 19 February 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 +11 116 £60,000 +29.73% 13
West London +5 40 £55,000 - 15
North London -1 15 £30,000 -36.84%
South London -5 14 £46,000 +9.52% 1
East London +2 11 £40,000 -20.00% 6
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 327 (70.93%) Windows
2 307 (66.59%) VMware
3 266 (57.70%) Active Directory
4 245 (53.15%) Azure
5 231 (50.11%) Microsoft
6 229 (49.67%) Office 365
7 220 (47.72%) Windows Server
8 190 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 178 (38.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 150 (32.54%) Firewall
11 140 (30.37%) Hyper-V
12 130 (28.20%) AWS
13 127 (27.55%) Cisco
13 127 (27.55%) Citrix
14 122 (26.46%) Linux
15 120 (26.03%) PowerShell
16 115 (24.95%) DNS
17 112 (24.30%) Data Centre
18 108 (23.43%) NAS
19 101 (21.91%) DHCP
20 100 (21.69%) SQL Server
21 97 (21.04%) Finance
22 93 (20.17%) MS Exchange
22 93 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
23 90 (19.52%) WAN
24 89 (19.31%) SQL
25 87 (18.87%) ITIL
26 79 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
27 77 (16.70%) SCCM
28 76 (16.49%) LAN

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 93 (20.17%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.38%) Skype for Business
3 31 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (4.34%) IIS
7 10 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.52%) JBoss
9 5 (1.08%) Confluence
9 5 (1.08%) SAS
10 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.43%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.22%) InDesign
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 245 (53.15%) Azure
2 229 (49.67%) Office 365
3 130 (28.20%) AWS
4 45 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (5.64%) PaaS
6 21 (4.56%) IaaS
7 20 (4.34%) GCP
7 20 (4.34%) SaaS
8 11 (2.39%) Mimecast
9 10 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.74%) Datadog
11 7 (1.52%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.08%) GitHub
13 5 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (32.54%) Firewall
2 115 (24.95%) DNS
3 108 (23.43%) NAS
4 101 (21.91%) DHCP
5 90 (19.52%) WAN
6 76 (16.49%) LAN
7 74 (16.05%) VPN
8 64 (13.88%) TCP/IP
9 63 (13.67%) VoIP
10 56 (12.15%) iSCSI
11 38 (8.24%) Wireless
12 31 (6.72%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (6.29%) Skype
14 27 (5.86%) Internet
14 27 (5.86%) VLAN
15 25 (5.42%) NetScaler
16 21 (4.56%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (4.56%) MPLS
17 19 (4.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.74%) DB2
7 7 (1.52%) MySQL
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.65%) Big Data
11 3 (0.65%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.08%) JIRA
2 5 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.43%) GitLab
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 97 (21.04%) Finance
2 20 (4.34%) Banking
3 16 (3.47%) Billing
3 16 (3.47%) Law
4 15 (3.25%) Legal
5 13 (2.82%) Marketing
5 13 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.60%) Back Office
7 8 (1.74%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.52%) Publishing
9 5 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (0.87%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.43%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 154 (33.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (11.28%) Analyst
3 45 (9.76%) IT Engineer
4 36 (7.81%) Architect
5 35 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 31 (6.72%) Administrator
6 31 (6.72%) IT Analyst
7 30 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (6.51%) Support Engineer
8 28 (6.07%) VMware Engineer
9 27 (5.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (5.42%) IT Support
11 22 (4.77%) Consultant
11 22 (4.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.56%) DBA
13 19 (4.12%) Network Engineer
13 19 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (3.90%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
15 17 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.52%) Flash
2 4 (0.87%) JSON
2 4 (0.87%) LDAP
3 3 (0.65%) Middleware
4 2 (0.43%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.43%) SAML
4 2 (0.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.22%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.22%) RESTful
5 1 (0.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 112 (24.30%) Data Centre
2 46 (9.98%) Replication
3 38 (8.24%) Clustering
4 33 (7.16%) Public Cloud
5 30 (6.51%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
7 15 (3.25%) Virtual Team
8 14 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (2.82%) PKI
10 11 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.74%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
13 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.30%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.30%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
14 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 327 (70.93%) Windows
2 220 (47.72%) Windows Server
3 122 (26.46%) Linux
4 93 (20.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (15.18%) Windows 10
6 53 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (6.29%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.69%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.47%) VMS
11 15 (3.25%) CentOS
12 14 (3.04%) Unix
13 12 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (2.39%) Ubuntu
15 10 (2.17%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.74%) Mac OS
18 5 (1.08%) Android
18 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
18 5 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (38.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 87 (18.87%) ITIL
3 71 (15.40%) Project Management
4 42 (9.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (8.24%) Storage Management
6 37 (8.03%) DevOps
7 32 (6.94%) Migration
8 30 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (6.51%) Change Management
8 30 (6.51%) Presales
9 25 (5.42%) High Availability
10 24 (5.21%) Change Control
11 23 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (4.77%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.56%) Line Management
13 21 (4.56%) Proactive Monitoring
14 20 (4.34%) CRM
14 20 (4.34%) Mentoring
14 20 (4.34%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 89 (19.31%) SQL
3 24 (5.21%) Bash Shell
4 21 (4.56%) Python
5 12 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.95%) VBScript
7 7 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.43%) Java
9 2 (0.43%) Korn
10 1 (0.22%) AWK
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) Go
10 1 (0.22%) Groovy
10 1 (0.22%) Java 8
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (14.32%) MCSE
3 57 (12.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 53 (11.50%) Degree
5 47 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (7.59%) CCNA
6 35 (7.59%) MCSA
7 30 (6.51%) CCNP
8 25 (5.42%) MCITP
9 24 (5.21%) MCP
10 11 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.17%) VCP5
12 8 (1.74%) CISSP
12 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.30%) APMP
14 6 (1.30%) CCA
14 6 (1.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.69%) SLA
2 10 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.74%) GDPR
3 8 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.30%) NIST
5 4 (0.87%) QA
6 3 (0.65%) COBIT
6 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.43%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 266 (57.70%) Active Directory
2 190 (41.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (30.37%) Hyper-V
4 67 (14.53%) XenApp
5 57 (12.36%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (10.63%) vSphere
7 45 (9.76%) XenDesktop
8 27 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.95%) NFS
11 8 (1.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.08%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.87%) Firmware
13 4 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.87%) StorNext
14 3 (0.65%) iptables
14 3 (0.65%) KVM
14 3 (0.65%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 77 (16.70%) SCCM
2 27 (5.86%) vCenter Server
3 25 (5.42%) Ansible
4 24 (5.21%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.90%) SCVMM
6 17 (3.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (3.69%) Nagios
7 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (2.82%) SCOM
8 13 (2.82%) XenMobile
9 11 (2.39%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (2.17%) NetBackup
10 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (2.17%) Terraform
10 10 (2.17%) WSUS
11 9 (1.95%) Packer
11 9 (1.95%) Puppet
12 8 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (1.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 307 (66.59%) VMware
2 231 (50.11%) Microsoft
3 127 (27.55%) Cisco
3 127 (27.55%) Citrix
4 73 (15.84%) HP
5 56 (12.15%) Veeam
6 46 (9.98%) Dell
7 42 (9.11%) IBM
8 41 (8.89%) Red Hat
9 39 (8.46%) EMC
10 32 (6.94%) NetApp
11 29 (6.29%) Oracle
12 24 (5.21%) Dell Compellent
13 23 (4.99%) SolarWinds
13 23 (4.99%) Sophos
14 20 (4.34%) EqualLogic
15 16 (3.47%) Meraki
15 16 (3.47%) Palo Alto
16 15 (3.25%) Brocade
16 15 (3.25%) Nimble Storage