Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 220 146
Rank change year-on-year -68 -74 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 280 447 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 1.46% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 8.31% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 228 379 731
South East median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,850 £31,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,300 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,575 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -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 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 4,499 5,381 7,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.65% 17.57% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,533 4,287 5,901
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,050 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -24 93 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Hampshire -18 90 £39,500 -1.25% 12
Surrey -40 63 £51,250 +2.50% 7
Berkshire -15 53 £49,750 +4.74% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £43,750 +9.38% 9
West Sussex -16 23 £46,250 -7.50% 4
Oxfordshire -2 12 £40,000 +14.29% 3
East Sussex -12 5 £47,500 - 1
Kent +6 4 £32,500 -23.53% 3
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 188 (67.14%) Windows
2 184 (65.71%) VMware
3 142 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 116 (41.43%) Windows Server
6 114 (40.71%) Microsoft
7 97 (34.64%) Cisco
7 97 (34.64%) Linux
8 91 (32.50%) ITIL
9 88 (31.43%) Firewall
10 81 (28.93%) Data Centre
11 77 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 75 (26.79%) Office 365
13 70 (25.00%) LAN
14 69 (24.64%) WAN
15 68 (24.29%) NAS
16 66 (23.57%) DHCP
17 65 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 59 (21.07%) TCP/IP
18 59 (21.07%) SQL Server
19 58 (20.71%) DNS
20 57 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 56 (20.00%) Citrix
21 56 (20.00%) Hyper-V
22 54 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
23 53 (18.93%) HP
24 47 (16.79%) SQL
25 44 (15.71%) Finance
25 44 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
26 42 (15.00%) Cisco 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 34 (12.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.36%) Apache
4 13 (4.64%) IIS
5 11 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.93%) Skype for Business
6 8 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.43%) SAS
10 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.07%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (26.79%) Office 365
3 44 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (6.07%) IaaS
5 7 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 7 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (1.79%) PaaS
8 4 (1.43%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.71%) G Suite
9 2 (0.71%) GitHub
9 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.71%) SaaS
10 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (31.43%) Firewall
2 70 (25.00%) LAN
3 69 (24.64%) WAN
4 68 (24.29%) NAS
5 66 (23.57%) DHCP
6 59 (21.07%) TCP/IP
7 58 (20.71%) DNS
8 39 (13.93%) Wireless
9 35 (12.50%) VLAN
10 34 (12.14%) iSCSI
11 31 (11.07%) Network Security
12 30 (10.71%) VPN
13 25 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (8.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (7.14%) WLAN
16 17 (6.07%) Fibre Channel
16 17 (6.07%) VoIP
17 16 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (5.36%) IPsec
19 14 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.57%) MySQL
4 9 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.50%) Big Data
6 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.14%) OLAP
7 6 (2.14%) OLTP
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (2.14%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.14%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) MS Access
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.29%) JIRA
2 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.79%) Subversion
3 4 (1.43%) AutoIt
4 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.36%) GitLab
General
1 44 (15.71%) Finance
2 15 (5.36%) Banking
2 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.50%) Electronics
3 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.50%) Marketing
4 3 (1.07%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Billing
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (16.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (12.50%) Analyst
3 26 (9.29%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.50%) IT Engineer
5 21 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.50%) VMware Engineer
6 20 (7.14%) Administrator
6 20 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.43%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.71%) Architect
8 16 (5.71%) Consultant
8 16 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
8 16 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 11 (3.93%) Technical Support
12 11 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.71%) Web Services
2 14 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (2.50%) .NET
4 5 (1.79%) LDAP
5 4 (1.43%) OAuth
5 4 (1.43%) REST
5 4 (1.43%) SAML
5 4 (1.43%) SOAP
5 4 (1.43%) WCF
6 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.07%) J2EE
7 2 (0.71%) Flash
7 2 (0.71%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.36%) JSON
8 1 (0.36%) Kafka
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (0.36%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.93%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.71%) Replication
3 22 (7.86%) Clustering
4 18 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.00%) EMC VNX
6 11 (3.93%) CMDB
6 11 (3.93%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.50%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.79%) NHS
10 4 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.43%) PKI
11 3 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 188 (67.14%) Windows
2 116 (41.43%) Windows Server
3 97 (34.64%) Linux
4 65 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (13.57%) Unix
7 27 (9.64%) Windows 10
8 20 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (5.00%) CentOS
11 13 (4.64%) Solaris
12 12 (4.29%) Windows XP
13 11 (3.93%) AIX
13 11 (3.93%) Windows 8
14 9 (3.21%) SUSE
15 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.07%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.50%) ITIL
2 57 (20.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (11.43%) Migration
5 30 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 29 (10.36%) Project Management
7 27 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (9.64%) Load Balancing
8 26 (9.29%) Change Management
9 23 (8.21%) Service Management
9 23 (8.21%) Storage Management
10 21 (7.50%) ITIL V3
11 20 (7.14%) Change Control
11 20 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
12 18 (6.43%) Information Security
12 18 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (6.07%) DevOps
13 17 (6.07%) Line Management
13 17 (6.07%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.79%) SQL
2 22 (7.86%) Perl
2 22 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.79%) Python
4 17 (6.07%) Java
5 12 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.93%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.50%) Ruby
7 7 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.07%) AWK
9 3 (1.07%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.07%) C#
9 3 (1.07%) Korn
10 2 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 42 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.86%) CCNA
3 31 (11.07%) MCSA
4 29 (10.36%) MCSE
5 26 (9.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (8.57%) Degree
7 23 (8.21%) Security Cleared
8 20 (7.14%) SC Cleared
9 18 (6.43%) CCNP
10 16 (5.71%) MCP
11 11 (3.93%) EMC Certification
11 11 (3.93%) LPIC
12 8 (2.86%) CCIE
13 7 (2.50%) JNCIE
13 7 (2.50%) MCITP
13 7 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) COBIT
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 142 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 56 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 36 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (9.29%) vSphere
6 24 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (5.71%) XenApp
7 16 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 7 (2.50%) Samba
9 7 (2.50%) VMware NSX
10 6 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.43%) Firmware
12 4 (1.43%) GPFS
12 4 (1.43%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.43%) XenServer
13 3 (1.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (9.64%) SCCM
2 16 (5.71%) Nagios
3 14 (5.00%) Puppet
3 14 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 13 (4.64%) EMC VPLEX
5 12 (4.29%) SCOM
5 12 (4.29%) vMotion
6 11 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (3.93%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.93%) vRealize
7 10 (3.57%) Ansible
8 9 (3.21%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.86%) Data Guard
10 7 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.50%) Terraform
10 7 (2.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 6 (2.14%) WSUS
12 5 (1.79%) Cacti
12 5 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 184 (65.71%) VMware
2 114 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 97 (34.64%) Cisco
4 56 (20.00%) Citrix
5 53 (18.93%) HP
6 42 (15.00%) EMC
7 31 (11.07%) Brocade
7 31 (11.07%) Red Hat
8 29 (10.36%) NetApp
9 28 (10.00%) Oracle
10 27 (9.64%) Dell
11 19 (6.79%) 3PAR
11 19 (6.79%) Veeam
12 18 (6.43%) SolarWinds
13 17 (6.07%) IBM
14 14 (5.00%) Veritas
15 13 (4.64%) CheckPoint
16 12 (4.29%) Isilon
16 12 (4.29%) Juniper
17 11 (3.93%) CommVault