Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 247 284 258
Rank change year-on-year +37 -26 -49
Permanent jobs citing SAN 156 262 357
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.98% 1.00% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 6.08% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 122 238 305
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +6.98%
10th Percentile £31,025 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,250 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,056
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.29% +2.35%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,713 4,309 5,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.96% 16.43% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,083 3,354 4,017
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £73,300 £71,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the South East

SAN
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in the South East.

Salary trend for SAN in the South East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the South East over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for SAN in the South East

SAN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 June 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
Thames Valley +59 53 £50,000 +8.70% 13
Hampshire +52 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +49 21 £51,250 -2.38% 9
Surrey +8 21 £57,500 +23.66%
Oxfordshire +38 17 £70,750 +57.22% 4
East Sussex +37 17 £45,000 -35.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 15 £48,750 +21.88%
West Sussex +6 13 £70,000 +52.17%
Kent +24 8 £40,000 +2.56%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 South East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 100 (64.10%) VMware
2 97 (62.18%) Windows
3 81 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 72 (46.15%) Cisco
5 70 (44.87%) Active Directory
6 67 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (39.10%) Data Centre
7 61 (39.10%) Firewall
8 58 (37.18%) DNS
9 54 (34.62%) Windows Server
10 49 (31.41%) WAN
11 48 (30.77%) Linux
12 47 (30.13%) Hyper-V
12 47 (30.13%) NAS
13 45 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 42 (26.92%) Office 365
15 41 (26.28%) Azure
15 41 (26.28%) LAN
16 39 (25.00%) DHCP
16 39 (25.00%) SQL
17 38 (24.36%) PowerShell
18 37 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
19 35 (22.44%) TCP/IP
20 34 (21.79%) HP
21 33 (21.15%) Citrix
22 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
23 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
24 27 (17.31%) ITIL
25 25 (16.03%) CCNP
25 25 (16.03%) SCCM

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.97%) Skype for Business
4 12 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.49%) IIS
6 6 (3.85%) Apache
7 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.92%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.92%) Camunda
8 3 (1.92%) JBoss
8 3 (1.92%) nginx
8 3 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.92%) WildFly
9 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.92%) Office 365
2 41 (26.28%) Azure
3 25 (16.03%) AWS
4 10 (6.41%) Slack
5 7 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.49%) IaaS
5 7 (4.49%) PaaS
6 6 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.92%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (39.10%) Firewall
2 58 (37.18%) DNS
3 49 (31.41%) WAN
4 47 (30.13%) NAS
5 41 (26.28%) LAN
6 39 (25.00%) DHCP
7 35 (22.44%) TCP/IP
8 24 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
9 23 (14.74%) BGP
9 23 (14.74%) iSCSI
9 23 (14.74%) OSPF
10 22 (14.10%) Wireless
11 19 (12.18%) VPN
12 14 (8.97%) FCoE
13 13 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (7.69%) Ethernet
14 12 (7.69%) Skype
15 11 (7.05%) VLAN
16 10 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (6.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) Big Data
3 10 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.92%) Apache Zeppelin
7 3 (1.92%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.92%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.92%) MySQL
7 3 (1.92%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (7.69%) JIRA
2 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.92%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.49%) Games
4 6 (3.85%) Legal
5 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Police
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 25 (16.03%) IT Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Architect
4 15 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 13 (8.33%) Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Consultant
7 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (6.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Administrator
9 8 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) jQuery
1 4 (2.56%) RESTful
2 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.92%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (1.92%) H2O
2 3 (1.92%) Kafka
3 2 (1.28%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 61 (39.10%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.54%) Clustering
3 14 (8.97%) Private Cloud
4 13 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.85%) PKI
7 6 (3.85%) Replication
8 5 (3.21%) Fat Client
8 5 (3.21%) HP Storage
8 5 (3.21%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (2.56%) EMC VNXe
9 4 (2.56%) Social Network
10 3 (1.92%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 97 (62.18%) Windows
2 54 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 48 (30.77%) Linux
4 30 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (6.41%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.21%) Unix
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.92%) Debian
11 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.28%) Solaris
11 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (17.31%) ITIL
3 21 (13.46%) DevOps
4 18 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.26%) Migration
6 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.97%) Network Design
7 13 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 13 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.69%) Decision-Making
9 11 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.05%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.41%) Break/Fix
10 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (6.41%) Data Migration
10 10 (6.41%) Problem Management
10 10 (6.41%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
11 9 (5.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 39 (25.00%) SQL
2 38 (24.36%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.21%) C++
4 5 (3.21%) Perl
4 5 (3.21%) PHP
4 5 (3.21%) Python
5 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.92%) VBScript
7 2 (1.28%) Java
7 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.64%) Ada
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.03%) CCNP
3 19 (12.18%) Degree
4 18 (11.54%) CCNA
5 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.05%) MCSE
6 11 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (3.21%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.56%) CCIE
11 3 (1.92%) CISM
11 3 (1.92%) CISSP
12 2 (1.28%) CCA
12 2 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.28%) MCITP
12 2 (1.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (1.92%) GDPR
1 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 67 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (30.13%) Hyper-V
4 20 (12.82%) vSphere
5 18 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.05%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (6.41%) Docker
7 10 (6.41%) XenApp
8 7 (4.49%) Firmware
9 6 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.56%) KVM
10 4 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.92%) NFS
11 3 (1.92%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) SCCM
2 16 (10.26%) Ansible
3 13 (8.33%) WSUS
4 12 (7.69%) vCenter Server
5 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (6.41%) Puppet
6 10 (6.41%) Terraform
7 9 (5.77%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (5.13%) NetBackup
9 7 (4.49%) PowerCLI
10 5 (3.21%) SCOM
10 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (2.56%) Amdocs OSS
11 4 (2.56%) Icinga
11 4 (2.56%) Observium
11 4 (2.56%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.92%) SCSM
13 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 100 (64.10%) VMware
2 81 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 72 (46.15%) Cisco
4 34 (21.79%) HP
5 33 (21.15%) Citrix
6 21 (13.46%) Juniper
7 19 (12.18%) Dell
7 19 (12.18%) EMC
8 18 (11.54%) Oracle
8 18 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 14 (8.97%) Brocade
9 14 (8.97%) NetApp
9 14 (8.97%) Red Hat
10 13 (8.33%) F5
11 12 (7.69%) 3PAR
12 10 (6.41%) CheckPoint
12 10 (6.41%) Palo Alto
13 8 (5.13%) Veeam
14 7 (4.49%) Emulex
14 7 (4.49%) Meraki