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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 333 231 256
Rank change year-on-year -102 +25 +30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 140 159 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.20% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 8.21% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 124 123 125
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,625 £31,200
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,500 £74,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% -5.50% +11.11%

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 3,124 1,937 2,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 14.58% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 1,471 2,354
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +4.33%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Kent -36 51 £45,000 +18.42% 2
Thames Valley -54 30 £40,000 -17.53% 7
Surrey -67 23 £58,850 +7.00% 3
Hampshire -52 17 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Berkshire -10 16 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Sussex +8 13 £41,000 -31.67%
Oxfordshire -34 8 £49,000 -19.01%
Buckinghamshire -77 6 £35,000 -36.36% 2
East Sussex -12 4 £65,000 +95.49%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 113 (80.71%) VMware
2 108 (77.14%) Windows
3 104 (74.29%) Active Directory
4 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
5 78 (55.71%) Microsoft 365
5 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
6 75 (53.57%) Firewall
7 71 (50.71%) Azure
8 69 (49.29%) Cisco
8 69 (49.29%) DNS
9 67 (47.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (44.29%) DHCP
11 55 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 51 (36.43%) LAN
12 51 (36.43%) WAN
13 47 (33.57%) Citrix
13 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2019
14 46 (32.86%) SCCM
15 45 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
16 44 (31.43%) Veeam
16 44 (31.43%) ITIL
17 42 (30.00%) SolarWinds
18 41 (29.29%) NetApp
19 38 (27.14%) Social Skills
20 37 (26.43%) Linux
20 37 (26.43%) PowerShell
21 36 (25.71%) vCenter Server
22 35 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
23 33 (23.57%) HP
23 33 (23.57%) Hyper-V

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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 78 (55.71%) Microsoft 365
2 71 (50.71%) Azure
3 23 (16.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (15.00%) AWS
5 6 (4.29%) Nutanix
6 5 (3.57%) IaaS
6 5 (3.57%) PaaS
6 5 (3.57%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.14%) Azure Storage
7 3 (2.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) Codefresh
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.71%) GCP
8 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (53.57%) Firewall
2 69 (49.29%) DNS
3 62 (44.29%) DHCP
4 51 (36.43%) LAN
4 51 (36.43%) WAN
5 32 (22.86%) SNMP
5 32 (22.86%) VPN
6 25 (17.86%) NAS
6 25 (17.86%) PBX
6 25 (17.86%) VLAN
7 21 (15.00%) Network Security
8 16 (11.43%) VoIP
8 16 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (10.00%) iSCSI
10 13 (9.29%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (8.57%) BGP
12 11 (7.86%) IPsec
12 11 (7.86%) WLAN
13 10 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (7.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) GitLab
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (27.14%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.57%) Finance
3 12 (8.57%) Public Sector
4 11 (7.86%) Organisational Skills
5 10 (7.14%) Local Government
6 6 (4.29%) Documentation Skills
6 6 (4.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (3.57%) Retail
8 3 (2.14%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Aviation
9 1 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Military
9 1 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.57%) IT Engineer
3 22 (15.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (7.86%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 9 (6.43%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) ARM Templates
1 5 (3.57%) XMPP
2 4 (2.86%) COM
3 2 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 20 (14.29%) NHS
3 18 (12.86%) Data Centre
4 14 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (9.29%) Driving Licence
5 13 (9.29%) PKI
6 8 (5.71%) Fat Client
6 8 (5.71%) Thin Client
7 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.86%) CCTV
9 4 (2.86%) SCADA
9 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.14%) Clustering
10 3 (2.14%) EMC VNX
10 3 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (77.14%) Windows
2 81 (57.86%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2019
4 37 (26.43%) Linux
5 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
6 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (7.14%) Unix
11 9 (6.43%) Windows 7
12 8 (5.71%) SUSE
12 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.14%) Solaris
14 2 (1.43%) Kali Linux
14 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.71%) Android
15 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (31.43%) ITIL
3 35 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (20.00%) Project Management
5 25 (17.86%) Load Balancing
6 24 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (16.43%) DevOps
8 20 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
9 19 (13.57%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.57%) Service Delivery
10 17 (12.14%) Change Management
11 15 (10.71%) Security Operations
12 13 (9.29%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.86%) Project Delivery
14 11 (7.86%) Web Filtering
15 8 (5.71%) Change Control
15 8 (5.71%) Information Management
15 8 (5.71%) Network Management
16 7 (5.00%) Agile
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.00%) SQL
3 5 (3.57%) Java
4 4 (2.86%) Python
5 3 (2.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.43%) Bash
7 1 (0.71%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.71%) Degree
3 15 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.29%) CCNA
5 12 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (8.57%) MCSE
6 11 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.29%) MCITP
9 6 (4.29%) MCP
10 3 (2.14%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.14%) CCNP
11 2 (1.43%) CCA
11 2 (1.43%) CCIE
11 2 (1.43%) CISSP
11 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.86%) PMO
4 3 (2.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 104 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 67 (47.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (23.57%) Hyper-V
5 25 (17.86%) vSphere
6 17 (12.14%) XenApp
7 8 (5.71%) Terminal Server
8 4 (2.86%) NFS
9 3 (2.14%) Firmware
9 3 (2.14%) Veritas File System
9 3 (2.14%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.43%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (32.86%) SCCM
2 36 (25.71%) vCenter Server
3 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (15.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 13 (9.29%) SCOM
6 8 (5.71%) Terraform
7 7 (5.00%) Nagios
8 6 (4.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 6 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.86%) Ansible
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.14%) Packer
11 2 (1.43%) Avamar
11 2 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.43%) FortiGate
11 2 (1.43%) Grafana
11 2 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.43%) NetCrunch
11 2 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 113 (80.71%) VMware
2 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
3 69 (49.29%) Cisco
4 47 (33.57%) Citrix
5 44 (31.43%) Veeam
6 42 (30.00%) SolarWinds
7 41 (29.29%) NetApp
8 33 (23.57%) HP
9 25 (17.86%) 3PAR
10 18 (12.86%) EMC
11 14 (10.00%) F5
12 12 (8.57%) Dell
12 12 (8.57%) Oracle
12 12 (8.57%) Red Hat
13 10 (7.14%) Aruba
13 10 (7.14%) Palo Alto
14 8 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
14 8 (5.71%) Juniper
14 8 (5.71%) Sophos
15 7 (5.00%) Forcepoint