Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 207 142
Rank change year-on-year -63 -65 -21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 318 452 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.56% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 8.61% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 271 394 788
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £29,563
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 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 4,690 5,252 7,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 18.08% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,709 4,194 6,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in the South East.

Salary trend for SAN in the South East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 -29 123 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Hampshire -13 108 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Berkshire -23 74 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Surrey -49 65 £47,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire +3 30 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Oxfordshire -20 19 £40,500 +15.71% 5
West Sussex -13 10 £51,250 +7.89%
East Sussex -18 8 £43,250 +24.46% 1
Kent 0 2 £27,750 -35.47%
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 227 (71.38%) VMware
2 219 (68.87%) Windows
3 172 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 141 (44.34%) Active Directory
5 133 (41.82%) Windows Server
6 129 (40.57%) Microsoft
7 110 (34.59%) Linux
8 98 (30.82%) Cisco
9 95 (29.87%) ITIL
10 85 (26.73%) Firewall
11 83 (26.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 78 (24.53%) Data Centre
13 72 (22.64%) HP
13 72 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 70 (22.01%) SQL Server
15 69 (21.70%) LAN
15 69 (21.70%) WAN
16 68 (21.38%) Hyper-V
17 66 (20.75%) NAS
18 65 (20.44%) DHCP
19 64 (20.13%) TCP/IP
19 64 (20.13%) Office 365
20 63 (19.81%) DNS
21 61 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
22 57 (17.92%) Citrix
23 55 (17.30%) SQL
24 54 (16.98%) EMC
24 54 (16.98%) Finance
25 51 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
26 50 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification

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 38 (11.95%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.86%) IIS
3 18 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.03%) Apache
5 12 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.63%) Confluence
9 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.63%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (5.35%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (20.13%) Office 365
3 44 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.97%) IaaS
5 10 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.14%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.83%) Amazon ELB
6 9 (2.83%) Amazon Glacier
6 9 (2.83%) SaaS
6 9 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.20%) PaaS
9 6 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.94%) GitHub
10 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (26.73%) Firewall
2 69 (21.70%) LAN
2 69 (21.70%) WAN
3 66 (20.75%) NAS
4 65 (20.44%) DHCP
5 64 (20.13%) TCP/IP
6 63 (19.81%) DNS
7 30 (9.43%) VLAN
8 28 (8.81%) iSCSI
9 25 (7.86%) Fibre Channel
9 25 (7.86%) Wireless
10 24 (7.55%) Network Security
11 22 (6.92%) VPN
12 21 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (5.97%) WLAN
15 12 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (3.77%) Skype
16 11 (3.46%) VoIP
17 10 (3.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.40%) Big Data
3 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.14%) MySQL
4 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.52%) OLAP
6 8 (2.52%) OLTP
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (2.52%) SQLPlus
6 8 (2.52%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.63%) MS Access
10 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (4.72%) JIRA
2 6 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.89%) Subversion
3 4 (1.26%) AutoIt
3 4 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.31%) GitLab
4 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (16.98%) Finance
2 21 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.72%) Banking
4 8 (2.52%) Electronics
4 8 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.52%) Marketing
5 5 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (10.06%) Consultant
3 29 (9.12%) VMware Engineer
4 28 (8.81%) IT Engineer
5 27 (8.49%) Analyst
6 26 (8.18%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.92%) IT Manager
8 21 (6.60%) Administrator
8 21 (6.60%) Architect
8 21 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (5.97%) Storage Engineer
10 18 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (5.35%) Technical Consultant
11 17 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
13 15 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (4.40%) IT Support
14 14 (4.40%) Project Manager
15 13 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
16 12 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.92%) Web Services
2 12 (3.77%) .NET
3 11 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (2.52%) WCF
5 6 (1.89%) Middleware
6 5 (1.57%) LDAP
7 4 (1.26%) OAuth
7 4 (1.26%) REST
7 4 (1.26%) SAML
7 4 (1.26%) SOAP
8 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.63%) Flash
9 2 (0.63%) XML
10 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.31%) COM
10 1 (0.31%) J2EE
10 1 (0.31%) JSON
10 1 (0.31%) RESTful
10 1 (0.31%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 39 (12.26%) Replication
3 25 (7.86%) Clustering
4 20 (6.29%) EMC VNX
4 20 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.03%) Public Cloud
6 15 (4.72%) Private Cloud
7 11 (3.46%) CMDB
7 11 (3.46%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (2.20%) NHS
11 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.89%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (1.57%) PKI
13 4 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 219 (68.87%) Windows
2 133 (41.82%) Windows Server
3 110 (34.59%) Linux
4 61 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (14.15%) Unix
7 32 (10.06%) Windows 10
8 24 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.66%) Windows 7
10 17 (5.35%) CentOS
11 15 (4.72%) Solaris
12 12 (3.77%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.52%) AIX
14 7 (2.20%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.26%) SUSE
17 2 (0.63%) Debian
17 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.87%) ITIL
2 83 (26.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (11.32%) Storage Management
4 33 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.06%) Change Management
5 32 (10.06%) PRINCE2
6 28 (8.81%) Migration
7 27 (8.49%) Server Virtualisation
8 26 (8.18%) Project Management
9 25 (7.86%) Capacity Management
10 22 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (6.29%) Information Security
11 20 (6.29%) Service Delivery
11 20 (6.29%) Virtual Environments
11 20 (6.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 19 (5.97%) Load Balancing
12 19 (5.97%) Service Management
13 18 (5.66%) High Availability
13 18 (5.66%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.30%) SQL
2 29 (9.12%) Perl
3 23 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 22 (6.92%) Python
5 19 (5.97%) Java
6 14 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 14 (4.40%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.14%) Ruby
9 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.26%) AWK
10 4 (1.26%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.26%) C
10 4 (1.26%) C#
10 4 (1.26%) Korn
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) VB
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (11.32%) Degree
3 36 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (10.38%) CCNA
4 33 (10.38%) MCSE
5 28 (8.81%) MCSA
6 16 (5.03%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.40%) CCNP
7 14 (4.40%) EMC Certification
7 14 (4.40%) MCP
7 14 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.52%) LPIC
9 8 (2.52%) MCITP
10 7 (2.20%) CCA
10 7 (2.20%) RHCE
11 6 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.03%) SLA
2 8 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 172 (54.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (44.34%) Active Directory
3 68 (21.38%) Hyper-V
4 40 (12.58%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (11.01%) vSphere
6 28 (8.81%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (6.92%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (5.97%) XenApp
9 12 (3.77%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.83%) Samba
10 9 (2.83%) Terminal Server
11 8 (2.52%) VMware NSX
12 7 (2.20%) vCloud
13 6 (1.89%) NFS
14 5 (1.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (1.26%) GlusterFS
15 4 (1.26%) GPFS
15 4 (1.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (8.81%) SCCM
2 23 (7.23%) vMotion
3 21 (6.60%) vCenter Server
4 17 (5.35%) EMC VPLEX
4 17 (5.35%) Puppet
5 16 (5.03%) Nagios
5 16 (5.03%) SCOM
6 15 (4.72%) NetBackup
7 14 (4.40%) Ansible
7 14 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (4.40%) vRealize
8 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (3.14%) Backup Exec
9 10 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (2.83%) Terraform
10 9 (2.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 8 (2.52%) Data Guard
12 6 (1.89%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 227 (71.38%) VMware
2 129 (40.57%) Microsoft
3 98 (30.82%) Cisco
4 72 (22.64%) HP
5 57 (17.92%) Citrix
6 54 (16.98%) EMC
7 43 (13.52%) Dell
8 38 (11.95%) Brocade
9 33 (10.38%) NetApp
9 33 (10.38%) Red Hat
10 31 (9.75%) Oracle
10 31 (9.75%) Veeam
11 27 (8.49%) IBM
12 22 (6.92%) 3PAR
12 22 (6.92%) CommVault
13 18 (5.66%) Isilon
14 16 (5.03%) Veritas
15 13 (4.09%) Centrify
16 11 (3.46%) SolarWinds
17 10 (3.14%) SAP