Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 261 214
Rank change year-on-year -3 -47 -87
Permanent jobs citing SAN 286 343 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.12% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 6.80% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 243 289 395
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,400 £30,383
90th Percentile £67,450 £64,800 £63,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,056 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 4,303 5,046 5,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 16.52% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,308 3,949 4,563
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -11 88 £46,000 -8.00% 19
Surrey +29 66 £45,750 -0.54% 3
Hampshire -42 59 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Berkshire -27 45 £55,000 +2.33% 8
West Sussex +27 43 £47,500 -17.39% 11
Buckinghamshire +29 32 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Kent +33 24 £33,500 -4.29% 6
Oxfordshire +33 11 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Sussex +13 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Home Counties 0 1 £52,500 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 181 (63.29%) VMware
2 166 (58.04%) Windows
3 133 (46.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (44.06%) Active Directory
5 116 (40.56%) Firewall
6 109 (38.11%) Cisco
7 103 (36.01%) Microsoft
8 98 (34.27%) Office 365
9 94 (32.87%) Windows Server
10 86 (30.07%) Linux
11 85 (29.72%) LAN
12 84 (29.37%) WAN
13 82 (28.67%) TCP/IP
14 75 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 74 (25.87%) DNS
16 73 (25.52%) Hyper-V
16 73 (25.52%) Data Centre
17 70 (24.48%) ITIL
18 69 (24.13%) NAS
19 67 (23.43%) Citrix
20 65 (22.73%) DHCP
21 64 (22.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 62 (21.68%) PowerShell
23 56 (19.58%) SQL
23 56 (19.58%) NetApp
24 52 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
24 52 (18.18%) SQL Server
25 48 (16.78%) HP
26 47 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
27 46 (16.08%) Wireless

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 35 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.74%) Skype for Business
4 18 (6.29%) IIS
5 11 (3.85%) JBoss
6 10 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.15%) Apache
8 7 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.35%) Confluence
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) SAS
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (34.27%) Office 365
2 75 (26.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.94%) IaaS
5 16 (5.59%) SaaS
6 12 (4.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 7 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.45%) Yammer
8 6 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.75%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.40%) PaaS
11 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.70%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (40.56%) Firewall
2 85 (29.72%) LAN
3 84 (29.37%) WAN
4 82 (28.67%) TCP/IP
5 74 (25.87%) DNS
6 69 (24.13%) NAS
7 65 (22.73%) DHCP
8 46 (16.08%) Wireless
9 41 (14.34%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (14.34%) VoIP
9 41 (14.34%) VPN
10 40 (13.99%) iSCSI
10 40 (13.99%) VLAN
11 35 (12.24%) BGP
12 34 (11.89%) Fibre Channel
13 32 (11.19%) OSPF
14 31 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (10.14%) FCoE
15 29 (10.14%) Network Security
16 26 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.20%) MySQL
3 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.10%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 2 (0.70%) Power BI
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.35%) GitLab
4 1 (0.35%) GoCD
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 16 (5.59%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Advertising
3 5 (1.75%) Electronics
4 3 (1.05%) Banking
4 3 (1.05%) Retail
4 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) German Language
6 1 (0.35%) Greek Language
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (19.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (12.94%) Network Engineer
3 32 (11.19%) Analyst
4 24 (8.39%) Administrator
4 24 (8.39%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.69%) Architect
5 22 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (6.99%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.64%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (5.94%) IT Support
10 16 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) Technical Support
12 14 (4.90%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.90%) Unix Administrator
13 13 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Consultant
13 13 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.59%) LDAP
2 8 (2.80%) Middleware
2 8 (2.80%) Web Services
3 6 (2.10%) LAMP
4 5 (1.75%) Web Services Management
5 4 (1.40%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.70%) JSON
6 2 (0.70%) MAPI
6 2 (0.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.35%) COM
7 1 (0.35%) Django
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 73 (25.52%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.24%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.20%) Clustering
5 11 (3.85%) PKI
6 10 (3.50%) CMDB
6 10 (3.50%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.80%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.80%) Replication
8 7 (2.45%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.70%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.70%) FMCG
12 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 166 (58.04%) Windows
2 94 (32.87%) Windows Server
3 86 (30.07%) Linux
4 41 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.14%) Unix
7 25 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 18 (6.29%) Solaris
10 17 (5.94%) CentOS
11 6 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.10%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.05%) AIX
14 2 (0.70%) IRIX
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.48%) ITIL
2 64 (22.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (15.03%) Load Balancing
4 32 (11.19%) Mentoring
5 26 (9.09%) Change Control
5 26 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 23 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (6.29%) Server Management
10 17 (5.94%) Business Continuity
10 17 (5.94%) DevOps
10 17 (5.94%) Network Design
11 16 (5.59%) Migration
11 16 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
12 15 (5.24%) Benchmarking
12 15 (5.24%) Computer Science
13 14 (4.90%) High Availability
13 14 (4.90%) Network Optimisation
14 13 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.68%) PowerShell
2 56 (19.58%) SQL
3 23 (8.04%) Perl
4 17 (5.94%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.59%) AWK
5 16 (5.59%) Bourne shell
5 16 (5.59%) Korn
6 15 (5.24%) Java
7 14 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 14 (4.90%) Python
8 2 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.35%) ABAP
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (11.89%) CCNP
2 34 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (10.84%) Degree
4 30 (10.49%) CCNA
5 20 (6.99%) MCSE
6 18 (6.29%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.20%) CCIE
7 12 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.85%) RHCE
9 10 (3.50%) OCA
9 10 (3.50%) OCP
9 10 (3.50%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (3.50%) RHCSA
9 10 (3.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (3.15%) MCSA
11 7 (2.45%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (2.10%) MCP
13 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.05%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.64%) SLA
2 7 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) GDPR
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.35%) HAZOP
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (46.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (44.06%) Active Directory
3 73 (25.52%) Hyper-V
4 43 (15.03%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (7.34%) vSphere
6 16 (5.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 16 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (4.20%) GlusterFS
7 12 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (4.20%) Terminal Server
8 9 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.80%) XenApp
10 6 (2.10%) Docker
10 6 (2.10%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.75%) Firmware
11 5 (1.75%) GPFS
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.70%) NFS
13 2 (0.70%) vCloud
13 2 (0.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (9.44%) vCenter Server
2 26 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 21 (7.34%) Oracle ZFS
4 17 (5.94%) Ansible
4 17 (5.94%) SCCM
5 16 (5.59%) Backup Exec
5 16 (5.59%) Red Hat Satellite
5 16 (5.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 15 (5.24%) Puppet
7 14 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (3.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (2.10%) Nagios
11 6 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (1.75%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.75%) SCOM
12 5 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 181 (63.29%) VMware
2 109 (38.11%) Cisco
3 103 (36.01%) Microsoft
4 67 (23.43%) Citrix
5 56 (19.58%) NetApp
6 48 (16.78%) HP
7 40 (13.99%) Veeam
8 38 (13.29%) EMC
9 36 (12.59%) Oracle
9 36 (12.59%) SolarWinds
10 28 (9.79%) Dell
11 25 (8.74%) Veritas
12 24 (8.39%) Red Hat
13 23 (8.04%) Brocade
14 22 (7.69%) CheckPoint
15 17 (5.94%) Aruba
16 16 (5.59%) Centrify
16 16 (5.59%) F5
16 16 (5.59%) IBM
16 16 (5.59%) Sun