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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 133 122
Rank change year-on-year -61 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 223 462 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.52% 2.51% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 12.49% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 191 410 465
Median salary £42,500 £47,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.05% +11.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 2777 3699 4536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.91% 20.12% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 3002 3532
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Surrey -20 57 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Berkshire -38 52 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Hampshire -25 47 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Oxfordshire +10 20 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £42,500 -10.52% 3
West Sussex -6 11 £42,500 -19.04%
Kent +11 10 £43,000 -21.81% 1
East Sussex -13 8 £28,750 -32.35% 4
Middlesex +1 2 £37,500 -21.05%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 339 (74.83%) Windows
2 298 (65.78%) VMware
3 241 (53.20%) Active Directory
4 232 (51.21%) Windows Server
5 206 (45.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 186 (41.06%) Microsoft
7 179 (39.51%) Cisco
8 168 (37.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 166 (36.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 158 (34.88%) Firewall
11 148 (32.67%) Linux
12 141 (31.13%) DNS
13 131 (28.92%) Hyper-V
14 110 (24.28%) HP
15 108 (23.84%) DHCP
16 105 (23.18%) Office 365
17 104 (22.96%) Citrix
18 102 (22.52%) MS Exchange
19 97 (21.41%) ITIL
20 91 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
21 86 (18.98%) NAS
22 85 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
22 85 (18.76%) SQL Server
23 79 (17.44%) vSphere
24 78 (17.22%) SLA
25 76 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
26 73 (16.11%) MCSE
27 71 (15.67%) WAN
27 71 (15.67%) Dell
27 71 (15.67%) Data Centre

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
1 102 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 60 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (7.95%) SharePoint
5 32 (7.06%) IIS
6 23 (5.08%) Apache
7 19 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (3.53%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.65%) SAS
11 9 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.55%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.55%) nginx
13 6 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (23.18%) Office 365
2 85 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (5.30%) IaaS
5 23 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (5.08%) PaaS
6 17 (3.75%) SaaS
7 12 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (1.99%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.55%) Google App Engine
10 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.44%) G Suite
12 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 158 (34.88%) Firewall
2 141 (31.13%) DNS
3 108 (23.84%) DHCP
4 86 (18.98%) NAS
5 71 (15.67%) WAN
6 69 (15.23%) LAN
6 69 (15.23%) TCP/IP
7 50 (11.04%) VLAN
8 47 (10.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 46 (10.15%) VPN
10 42 (9.27%) iSCSI
11 36 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (7.73%) Wireless
13 31 (6.84%) VoIP
14 28 (6.18%) Internet
15 24 (5.30%) Network Security
16 23 (5.08%) IPsec
16 23 (5.08%) MPLS
17 22 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (4.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.28%) MySQL
3 23 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.43%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.32%) OLTP
9 6 (1.32%) VLDB
10 5 (1.10%) DB2
10 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.66%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.66%) FileMaker
12 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.66%) Ingres
12 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.43%) WinDbg
3 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (7.51%) Finance
2 12 (2.65%) Back Office
3 10 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.77%) Automotive
5 6 (1.32%) Retail
6 5 (1.10%) Advertising
7 4 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Local Government
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 131 (28.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 84 (18.54%) Support Engineer
3 55 (12.14%) Network Engineer
4 53 (11.70%) IT Engineer
5 51 (11.26%) Administrator
5 51 (11.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 49 (10.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 48 (10.60%) Systems Engineer
8 45 (9.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 34 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 34 (7.51%) Storage Engineer
11 32 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
12 31 (6.84%) IT Support
13 30 (6.62%) Server Engineer
14 29 (6.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
15 27 (5.96%) Consultant
16 26 (5.74%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 25 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.65%) Web Services
2 11 (2.43%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (1.77%) .NET
5 7 (1.55%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (1.55%) Kafka
6 5 (1.10%) COM+
7 4 (0.88%) Middleware
8 3 (0.66%) LAMP
8 3 (0.66%) POSIX
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.22%) JSON
9 1 (0.22%) REST
9 1 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.67%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.86%) Private Cloud
5 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.19%) Clustering
6 19 (4.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 17 (3.75%) Replication
8 15 (3.31%) Blackberry
8 15 (3.31%) EMC VNX
9 13 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (2.65%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (2.21%) PKI
12 9 (1.99%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.99%) FlexPod
13 8 (1.77%) CMDB
14 6 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
14 6 (1.32%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 339 (74.83%) Windows
2 232 (51.21%) Windows Server
3 168 (37.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (36.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 148 (32.67%) Linux
6 53 (11.70%) CentOS
6 53 (11.70%) Unix
7 41 (9.05%) Windows 7
7 41 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (5.30%) Windows 10
10 22 (4.86%) Solaris
11 17 (3.75%) Windows 8
12 15 (3.31%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.43%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.43%) Mac OS
13 11 (2.43%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.32%) AIX
14 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.41%) ITIL
2 58 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (8.17%) High Availability
4 29 (6.40%) Business Continuity
4 29 (6.40%) Network Design
5 25 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (5.52%) Migration
6 24 (5.30%) IT Strategy
7 23 (5.08%) Presales
8 21 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.19%) Capacity Management
9 19 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (4.19%) Change Control
9 19 (4.19%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (3.75%) Configuration Management
10 17 (3.75%) Load Balancing
10 17 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (3.75%) Web Filtering
11 16 (3.53%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.13%) SQL
2 43 (9.49%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.09%) VBScript
4 12 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.55%) Perl
7 4 (0.88%) C
8 3 (0.66%) AWK
8 3 (0.66%) Bourne shell
8 3 (0.66%) Korn
8 3 (0.66%) Python
9 2 (0.44%) Java
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 91 (20.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (16.11%) MCSE
3 70 (15.45%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (8.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (8.61%) CCNA
6 38 (8.39%) Security Cleared
7 35 (7.73%) Degree
8 34 (7.51%) SC Cleared
9 29 (6.40%) CCNP
10 26 (5.74%) CCA
10 26 (5.74%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (3.97%) MCSA
12 16 (3.53%) MCP
13 12 (2.65%) CCVP
14 10 (2.21%) MCITP
14 10 (2.21%) MCTS
15 8 (1.77%) CCAA
15 8 (1.77%) Master's Degree
16 6 (1.32%) CCSP
16 6 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (17.22%) SLA
2 15 (3.31%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) GMP
4 1 (0.22%) GPG13
4 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.22%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 241 (53.20%) Active Directory
2 206 (45.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (28.92%) Hyper-V
4 79 (17.44%) vSphere
5 62 (13.69%) XenApp
6 38 (8.39%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.30%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (4.42%) XenDesktop
9 18 (3.97%) ISA Server
10 17 (3.75%) Terminal Services
11 15 (3.31%) GlusterFS
12 12 (2.65%) NFS
13 8 (1.77%) Docker
13 8 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (1.55%) Varnish
14 7 (1.55%) XenServer
15 6 (1.32%) vCloud
15 6 (1.32%) VMware Server
16 5 (1.10%) Firmware
16 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (9.49%) Backup Exec
2 41 (9.05%) SCCM
3 40 (8.83%) NetBackup
4 22 (4.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (4.86%) Oracle ZFS
5 21 (4.64%) Red Hat Satellite
6 20 (4.42%) WSUS
7 19 (4.19%) vCenter Server
8 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 14 (3.09%) Puppet
10 13 (2.87%) Nagios
11 11 (2.43%) EMC NetWorker
12 10 (2.21%) SmoothWall
12 10 (2.21%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (2.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 9 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (1.99%) SCOM
14 8 (1.77%) SCDPM
15 7 (1.55%) Kibana
15 7 (1.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 298 (65.78%) VMware
2 186 (41.06%) Microsoft
3 179 (39.51%) Cisco
4 110 (24.28%) HP
5 104 (22.96%) Citrix
6 71 (15.67%) Dell
7 65 (14.35%) EMC
8 58 (12.80%) Red Hat
9 54 (11.92%) Veeam
10 53 (11.70%) NetApp
11 38 (8.39%) Oracle
12 34 (7.51%) Juniper
12 34 (7.51%) Symantec
13 23 (5.08%) 3PAR
13 23 (5.08%) Sun
13 23 (5.08%) Veritas
14 21 (4.64%) Apple
14 21 (4.64%) SolarWinds
15 20 (4.42%) CommVault
16 19 (4.19%) Google
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lightfoot Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Slough and Eton School
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum , fringe
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
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UKCloud
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Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
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Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 days ago
Brighton
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