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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 101 108
Rank change year-on-year -92 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 231 605 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 3.11% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 14.01% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 199 514 507
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £31,500 £29,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2960 4319 4598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.74% 22.18% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 3658 3513
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -31 60 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Hampshire -46 53 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Surrey -36 43 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -5 19 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Kent +11 17 £30,000 -29.41%
West Sussex +10 17 £43,750 +19.86%
Buckinghamshire -19 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Sussex -23 8 £50,000 - 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SAN.

1 410 (68.22%) Windows
2 352 (58.57%) VMware
3 278 (46.26%) Active Directory
4 269 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 251 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 239 (39.77%) Windows Server
7 202 (33.61%) Hyper-V
8 195 (32.45%) Cisco
9 186 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 170 (28.29%) Firewall
11 156 (25.96%) MS Excel
12 153 (25.46%) Linux
13 151 (25.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 150 (24.96%) MS Exchange
15 144 (23.96%) ITIL
16 137 (22.80%) HP
17 133 (22.13%) Data Centre
18 121 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 113 (18.80%) Citrix
19 113 (18.80%) LAN
20 110 (18.30%) SQL
21 108 (17.97%) MCSE
22 106 (17.64%) WAN
23 105 (17.47%) SQL Server
24 104 (17.30%) DNS
24 104 (17.30%) Cisco Certification
25 103 (17.14%) Office 365
26 93 (15.47%) NAS
27 90 (14.98%) Finance
28 86 (14.31%) TCP/IP

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
1 150 (24.96%) MS Exchange
2 77 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 74 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (7.82%) IIS
5 37 (6.16%) Apache
6 36 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 18 (3.00%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.83%) Skype for Business
9 13 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.33%) CMS
12 8 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.00%) Apache Solr
14 6 (1.00%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.00%) nginx
15 5 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 156 (25.96%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (17.14%) Office 365
2 69 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (3.49%) IaaS
6 13 (2.16%) PaaS
7 8 (1.33%) SaaS
8 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.00%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 170 (28.29%) Firewall
2 113 (18.80%) LAN
3 106 (17.64%) WAN
4 104 (17.30%) DNS
5 93 (15.47%) NAS
6 86 (14.31%) DHCP
6 86 (14.31%) TCP/IP
7 74 (12.31%) VPN
8 56 (9.32%) VLAN
9 48 (7.99%) WLAN
10 44 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
10 44 (7.32%) VoIP
11 43 (7.15%) Wireless
12 40 (6.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (5.99%) SSL
15 30 (4.99%) IPsec
15 30 (4.99%) iSCSI
16 27 (4.49%) IP Telephony
17 22 (3.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.15%) MySQL
3 34 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.83%) DB2
7 16 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.00%) OLTP
9 12 (2.00%) VLDB
10 9 (1.50%) Big Data
11 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.33%) WinDbg
2 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.33%) AQtime
5 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.33%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (14.98%) Finance
2 10 (1.66%) Electronics
3 8 (1.33%) Automotive
3 8 (1.33%) Back Office
4 7 (1.16%) Advertising
4 7 (1.16%) Military
5 6 (1.00%) Legal
5 6 (1.00%) Retail
6 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.67%) Law
7 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 153 (25.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 113 (18.80%) Support Engineer
3 63 (10.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 59 (9.82%) Network Engineer
5 58 (9.65%) Administrator
6 57 (9.48%) IT Engineer
7 52 (8.65%) Architect
8 50 (8.32%) Infrastructure Support
9 49 (8.15%) IT Support
10 44 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
11 42 (6.99%) Consultant
12 41 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
13 39 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
14 38 (6.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 35 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
17 32 (5.32%) SAN Engineer
17 32 (5.32%) Server Engineer
18 31 (5.16%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.50%) Web Services
2 11 (1.83%) .NET
3 8 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.16%) Ajax
4 7 (1.16%) CSS
4 7 (1.16%) HTML
5 6 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.00%) Kafka
5 6 (1.00%) Middleware
5 6 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.83%) Flash
7 3 (0.50%) COM+
7 3 (0.50%) LAMP
7 3 (0.50%) POSIX
8 2 (0.33%) MAPI
8 2 (0.33%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.17%) JSON
9 1 (0.17%) OpenMP
9 1 (0.17%) WAP
9 1 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 133 (22.13%) Data Centre
2 49 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.32%) Clustering
4 34 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 25 (4.16%) Private Cloud
7 23 (3.83%) EMC VNX
8 22 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.49%) Replication
10 18 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
12 11 (1.83%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (1.50%) PKI
14 9 (1.50%) Public Cloud
15 8 (1.33%) FlexPod
15 8 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (1.16%) AS400
16 7 (1.16%) Driving Licence
16 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 410 (68.22%) Windows
2 239 (39.77%) Windows Server
3 186 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 153 (25.46%) Linux
5 151 (25.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (13.48%) Unix
7 50 (8.32%) Windows 7
8 45 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (6.66%) CentOS
10 32 (5.32%) Solaris
11 29 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (4.33%) Windows 10
13 18 (3.00%) Mac OS X
14 13 (2.16%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.83%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.83%) SUSE
16 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.50%) AIX
18 2 (0.33%) Android
18 2 (0.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.96%) ITIL
2 77 (12.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 45 (7.49%) High Availability
4 44 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 42 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
6 38 (6.32%) Network Design
6 38 (6.32%) Presales
7 36 (5.99%) IT Strategy
7 36 (5.99%) Migration
8 34 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (4.66%) Capacity Management
10 26 (4.33%) Load Balancing
10 26 (4.33%) Project Management
10 26 (4.33%) Server Building
11 25 (4.16%) PRINCE2
11 25 (4.16%) TOGAF
12 23 (3.83%) ITIL V3
13 22 (3.66%) Data Protection
13 22 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.49%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (18.30%) SQL
2 60 (9.98%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.16%) Bash Shell
3 19 (3.16%) Shell Script
4 10 (1.66%) Java
4 10 (1.66%) Perl
4 10 (1.66%) Python
4 10 (1.66%) VBScript
5 5 (0.83%) C
6 3 (0.50%) RPG
7 2 (0.33%) AWK
7 2 (0.33%) Bourne shell
7 2 (0.33%) C#
7 2 (0.33%) C++
7 2 (0.33%) Korn
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (20.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (17.97%) MCSE
3 104 (17.30%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (11.48%) CCNA
5 58 (9.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 54 (8.99%) Degree
7 43 (7.15%) CCNP
8 31 (5.16%) Security Cleared
9 29 (4.83%) SC Cleared
10 28 (4.66%) MCSA
11 26 (4.33%) CCA
11 26 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (2.00%) CCIE
12 12 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.83%) CCSP
13 11 (1.83%) MCITP
14 9 (1.50%) CCIP
14 9 (1.50%) CCSA
15 8 (1.33%) CCVP
16 7 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.15%) SLA
2 27 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) GMP
4 1 (0.17%) GPG13
4 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 278 (46.26%) Active Directory
2 251 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (33.61%) Hyper-V
4 84 (13.98%) vSphere
5 56 (9.32%) XenApp
6 33 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 32 (5.32%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (3.83%) ISA Server
9 22 (3.66%) Firmware
10 18 (3.00%) vCloud
11 15 (2.50%) iptables
11 15 (2.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 15 (2.50%) NFS
11 15 (2.50%) Samba
12 14 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
12 14 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 12 (2.00%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.83%) Docker
15 10 (1.66%) UAG
Systems Management
1 49 (8.15%) NetBackup
2 38 (6.32%) SCCM
3 24 (3.99%) Oracle ZFS
3 24 (3.99%) Red Hat Satellite
4 22 (3.66%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
6 17 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (2.66%) Nagios
7 16 (2.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (2.50%) Cacti
9 14 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (2.33%) SCOM
10 11 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (1.66%) Puppet
12 7 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.00%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.00%) HAProxy
13 6 (1.00%) SCSM
13 6 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 352 (58.57%) VMware
2 269 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 195 (32.45%) Cisco
4 137 (22.80%) HP
5 113 (18.80%) Citrix
6 80 (13.31%) NetApp
7 69 (11.48%) EMC
8 62 (10.32%) Red Hat
9 61 (10.15%) Dell
10 48 (7.99%) Oracle
11 45 (7.49%) Juniper
12 42 (6.99%) F5
13 40 (6.66%) 3PAR
14 37 (6.16%) Veeam
15 33 (5.49%) Sun
16 29 (4.83%) CheckPoint
17 26 (4.33%) Brocade
18 24 (3.99%) IBM
19 22 (3.66%) Google
20 21 (3.49%) SolarWinds
West Byfleet, Surrey
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago