Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > London
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 361 347 313
Rank change year-on-year -14 -34 -46
Permanent jobs citing SAN 185 435 627
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.44% 6.62% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 178 396 588
Median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 2,874 6,575 8,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 13.17% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,293 5,450 6,619
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £36,350 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +38 43 £60,000 - 8
South London +30 6 £46,500 +1.09% 2
East London +8 3 £45,000 +12.50%
West London +27 2 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North London +19 1 £30,000 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 162 (87.57%) VMware
2 105 (56.76%) Windows
3 98 (52.97%) Microsoft
4 93 (50.27%) Active Directory
5 88 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 84 (45.41%) Firewall
7 79 (42.70%) Azure
8 74 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 66 (35.68%) PowerShell
10 59 (31.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 57 (30.81%) Microsoft 365
12 54 (29.19%) vSphere
13 53 (28.65%) Cisco
14 50 (27.03%) Linux
15 49 (26.49%) Dell
16 46 (24.86%) DNS
17 45 (24.32%) EMC
18 44 (23.78%) DHCP
19 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
20 35 (18.92%) Data Centre
21 33 (17.84%) Finance
22 31 (16.76%) HP
23 30 (16.22%) AWS
24 28 (15.14%) vCenter Server
24 28 (15.14%) Citrix
25 27 (14.59%) ITIL
25 27 (14.59%) VSAN
25 27 (14.59%) vRealize
26 26 (14.05%) Migration
27 24 (12.97%) VPN

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 16 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.32%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.16%) Apache
5 4 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 79 (42.70%) Azure
2 57 (30.81%) Microsoft 365
3 30 (16.22%) AWS
4 21 (11.35%) IaaS
5 15 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (8.11%) PaaS
6 14 (7.57%) SaaS
7 7 (3.78%) Mimecast
8 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.62%) G Suite
9 3 (1.62%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.54%) Apigee
10 1 (0.54%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 84 (45.41%) Firewall
2 46 (24.86%) DNS
3 44 (23.78%) DHCP
4 27 (14.59%) VSAN
5 24 (12.97%) VPN
6 20 (10.81%) VoIP
7 19 (10.27%) WAN
8 18 (9.73%) LAN
9 17 (9.19%) NAS
9 17 (9.19%) TCP/IP
10 14 (7.57%) Network Security
11 13 (7.03%) Internet
12 12 (6.49%) SSL
13 11 (5.95%) Wireless
14 9 (4.86%) FTP
15 8 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (3.78%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (3.78%) iSCSI
16 7 (3.78%) VLAN
17 6 (3.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (2.16%) Big Data
2 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.62%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.62%) HBase
3 3 (1.62%) Impala
3 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Legal
3 7 (3.78%) Banking
4 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (1.62%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.62%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (27.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (12.97%) Architect
3 19 (10.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (9.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.19%) Azure Engineer
5 17 (9.19%) VMware Architect
6 16 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (7.57%) Administrator
7 14 (7.57%) Consultant
7 14 (7.57%) Senior Architect
7 14 (7.57%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 12 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Senior VMware Architect
10 10 (5.41%) Technical Leader
11 9 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) LDAP
2 4 (2.16%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.16%) Kafka
2 4 (2.16%) XMPP
3 3 (1.62%) COM
4 2 (1.08%) WSH
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.49%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.32%) Clustering
4 7 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.78%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.78%) Reinsurance
4 7 (3.78%) Replication
5 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.62%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.54%) iSeries
8 1 (0.54%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Robotics
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (56.76%) Windows
2 74 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 50 (27.03%) Linux
4 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.89%) Windows 10
6 14 (7.57%) CentOS
7 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (5.95%) Ubuntu
8 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (5.41%) Unix
9 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.16%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.62%) VMS
13 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.08%) AIX
14 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (14.59%) ITIL
3 26 (14.05%) Migration
4 21 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.19%) Configuration Management
6 16 (8.65%) Business Continuity
6 16 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (8.11%) Patch Management
8 14 (7.57%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.49%) DevOps
10 11 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (5.95%) Server Building
10 11 (5.95%) Technology Roadmap
11 10 (5.41%) Server Management
12 9 (4.86%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.86%) ITSM
12 9 (4.86%) Presales
13 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 8 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.68%) PowerShell
2 19 (10.27%) SQL
3 10 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.32%) Python
4 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.24%) Perl
6 5 (2.70%) VB
7 4 (2.16%) AWK
7 4 (2.16%) C
8 3 (1.62%) sed
9 2 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) Korn
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.57%) CCNA
3 12 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (4.86%) MCSE
5 8 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.32%) MCITP
6 6 (3.24%) CCNP
7 5 (2.70%) MCSA
7 5 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.16%) Degree
8 4 (2.16%) MCP
8 4 (2.16%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.62%) RHCE
10 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 93 (50.27%) Active Directory
2 88 (47.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (29.19%) vSphere
4 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 22 (11.89%) VMware NSX
6 19 (10.27%) vCloud
7 9 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.78%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.70%) KVM
9 5 (2.70%) StorNext
9 5 (2.70%) XenApp
9 5 (2.70%) Xsan
10 4 (2.16%) DFS Replication
10 4 (2.16%) NFS
10 4 (2.16%) Xen
11 3 (1.62%) Firmware
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.62%) Postfix
11 3 (1.62%) qmail
11 3 (1.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (15.14%) vCenter Server
2 27 (14.59%) vRealize
3 21 (11.35%) SCCM
4 17 (9.19%) Ansible
5 15 (8.11%) Puppet
6 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (4.32%) Nagios
7 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.70%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.70%) SCOM
9 4 (2.16%) Terraform
10 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.62%) SELinux
10 3 (1.62%) WSUS
11 2 (1.08%) Control-M
11 2 (1.08%) Icinga
11 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 162 (87.57%) VMware
2 98 (52.97%) Microsoft
3 53 (28.65%) Cisco
4 49 (26.49%) Dell
5 45 (24.32%) EMC
6 31 (16.76%) HP
7 28 (15.14%) Citrix
8 23 (12.43%) NetApp
9 21 (11.35%) Fortinet
10 16 (8.65%) Meraki
10 16 (8.65%) SolarWinds
10 16 (8.65%) Veeam
11 13 (7.03%) 3PAR
11 13 (7.03%) Red Hat
12 12 (6.49%) IBM
13 11 (5.95%) Brocade
13 11 (5.95%) SonicWALL
14 10 (5.41%) Avaya
14 10 (5.41%) CommVault
15 9 (4.86%) Oracle