Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 278 220
Rank change year-on-year +42 -58 -72
Permanent jobs citing SAN 313 285 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.00% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 6.39% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 260 234 370
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.03% -5.79%
10th Percentile £31,225 £28,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £69,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +3.37% -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 4,224 4,460 5,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.78% 15.61% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,279 3,512 4,238
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +41 104 £41,500 -12.63% 21
Hampshire -16 67 £38,750 -1.90% 13
Surrey +29 58 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Berkshire +29 54 £45,000 -12.20% 8
West Sussex +32 49 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 41 £41,500 -7.78% 8
Kent +18 24 £34,088 +4.89% 8
Oxfordshire +14 8 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Sussex +10 8 £42,500 -10.53% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 219 (69.97%) VMware
2 182 (58.15%) Windows
3 139 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 136 (43.45%) Active Directory
5 134 (42.81%) Microsoft
6 117 (37.38%) Windows Server
7 109 (34.82%) Cisco
8 106 (33.87%) Office 365
9 97 (30.99%) Firewall
10 95 (30.35%) NAS
11 94 (30.03%) Azure
12 93 (29.71%) LAN
13 92 (29.39%) WAN
13 92 (29.39%) Hyper-V
14 90 (28.75%) ITIL
14 90 (28.75%) Citrix
15 75 (23.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 73 (23.32%) Linux
17 70 (22.36%) DHCP
17 70 (22.36%) DNS
17 70 (22.36%) Data Centre
18 65 (20.77%) TCP/IP
19 60 (19.17%) Degree
20 57 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 56 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
22 54 (17.25%) HP
23 53 (16.93%) SQL Server
23 53 (16.93%) PowerShell
24 48 (15.34%) AWS
24 48 (15.34%) NetApp

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 39 (12.46%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.39%) IIS
4 19 (6.07%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.28%) Confluence
9 3 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.64%) Apache
10 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.64%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.32%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.64%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 106 (33.87%) Office 365
2 94 (30.03%) Azure
3 48 (15.34%) AWS
4 8 (2.56%) IaaS
5 7 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (1.60%) SaaS
7 4 (1.28%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.28%) Yammer
8 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.64%) PaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (30.99%) Firewall
2 95 (30.35%) NAS
3 93 (29.71%) LAN
4 92 (29.39%) WAN
5 70 (22.36%) DHCP
5 70 (22.36%) DNS
6 65 (20.77%) TCP/IP
7 43 (13.74%) iSCSI
8 38 (12.14%) Wireless
9 34 (10.86%) Internet
10 31 (9.90%) Fibre Channel
10 31 (9.90%) VPN
11 29 (9.27%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (8.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (8.63%) SMTP
13 27 (8.63%) VLAN
13 27 (8.63%) VoIP
14 26 (8.31%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (7.99%) IPsec
15 25 (7.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.28%) Power BI
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.64%) Big Data
5 2 (0.64%) DB2
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) MySQL
6 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.56%) JIRA
2 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (7.35%) Finance
2 11 (3.51%) Retail
3 6 (1.92%) Games
4 5 (1.60%) Local Government
4 5 (1.60%) Public Sector
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (14.38%) Support Engineer
3 44 (14.06%) IT Engineer
4 35 (11.18%) Architect
5 31 (9.90%) Analyst
5 31 (9.90%) IT Support
6 29 (9.27%) Network Engineer
7 25 (7.99%) Infrastructure Architect
7 25 (7.99%) IT Support Engineer
8 20 (6.39%) Administrator
9 19 (6.07%) Consultant
10 18 (5.75%) Senior IT Engineer
10 18 (5.75%) Technical Architect
11 17 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Senior Support Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Senior IT Support
13 14 (4.47%) Storage Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.35%) LDAP
2 14 (4.47%) Web Services
3 7 (2.24%) Software Packaging
4 6 (1.92%) Middleware
5 5 (1.60%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.28%) MAPI
7 3 (0.96%) JSON
8 2 (0.64%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.64%) Spring
8 2 (0.64%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.32%) CSS3
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
9 1 (0.32%) jQuery
9 1 (0.32%) OAuth
9 1 (0.32%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.32%) OpenID
9 1 (0.32%) REST
9 1 (0.32%) SAML
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.36%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.31%) PKI
3 25 (7.99%) Management Information System
4 23 (7.35%) Clustering
5 20 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.39%) Replication
6 17 (5.43%) EMC VNX
7 15 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.19%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.56%) CMDB
11 7 (2.24%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.92%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.60%) NHS
14 4 (1.28%) FMCG
15 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
16 2 (0.64%) HP StoreVirtual
16 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
16 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 182 (58.15%) Windows
2 117 (37.38%) Windows Server
3 73 (23.32%) Linux
4 57 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (14.06%) Unix
6 39 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (8.63%) Windows 10
8 20 (6.39%) Solaris
9 16 (5.11%) CentOS
10 15 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.19%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.28%) AIX
14 3 (0.96%) IRIX
14 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.64%) HPUX
16 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.75%) ITIL
2 75 (23.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (15.02%) Load Balancing
4 32 (10.22%) Mentoring
5 28 (8.95%) Computer Science
6 25 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (7.99%) Network Design
7 24 (7.67%) Change Control
7 24 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (7.35%) Storage Management
9 20 (6.39%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (6.39%) Web Filtering
10 19 (6.07%) TOGAF
11 18 (5.75%) Capacity Management
12 17 (5.43%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.11%) eTOM
13 16 (5.11%) Migration
13 16 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (5.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.93%) PowerShell
2 47 (15.02%) SQL
3 23 (7.35%) Java
4 13 (4.15%) Python
4 13 (4.15%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.51%) AWK
5 11 (3.51%) Bourne shell
5 11 (3.51%) Korn
5 11 (3.51%) Perl
6 10 (3.19%) C
7 5 (1.60%) ABAP
8 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (19.17%) Degree
2 56 (17.89%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (9.27%) CCNP
5 24 (7.67%) MCSE
6 21 (6.71%) CCNA
7 16 (5.11%) CCIE
7 16 (5.11%) TOGAF Certification
7 16 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.15%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.24%) OCA
9 7 (2.24%) OCP
9 7 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (2.24%) RHCE
9 7 (2.24%) RHCSA
10 5 (1.60%) Avaya Certification
11 4 (1.28%) MCP
11 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) NCSC
4 2 (0.64%) NIST
4 2 (0.64%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.32%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 139 (44.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (43.45%) Active Directory
3 92 (29.39%) Hyper-V
4 37 (11.82%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (5.43%) vSphere
6 16 (5.11%) XenApp
7 14 (4.47%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.92%) Firmware
10 6 (1.92%) GlusterFS
10 6 (1.92%) ISA Server
10 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.92%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.28%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.96%) Docker
12 3 (0.96%) NFS
12 3 (0.96%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (15.02%) SCCM
2 30 (9.58%) NetBackup
3 19 (6.07%) WSUS
4 17 (5.43%) Backup Exec
5 15 (4.79%) vCenter Server
5 15 (4.79%) vRealize
6 13 (4.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (4.15%) SCOM
6 13 (4.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (3.83%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
8 11 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 11 (3.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 9 (2.88%) Avamar
9 9 (2.88%) Puppet
10 8 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (2.24%) Ansible
12 6 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 219 (69.97%) VMware
2 134 (42.81%) Microsoft
3 109 (34.82%) Cisco
4 90 (28.75%) Citrix
5 54 (17.25%) HP
6 48 (15.34%) NetApp
7 43 (13.74%) Oracle
8 41 (13.10%) EMC
9 40 (12.78%) Veeam
10 35 (11.18%) SolarWinds
11 29 (9.27%) Brocade
12 25 (7.99%) Forcepoint
13 24 (7.67%) 3PAR
14 21 (6.71%) Dell
15 17 (5.43%) CheckPoint
15 17 (5.43%) F5
15 17 (5.43%) Palo Alto
16 16 (5.11%) CommVault
16 16 (5.11%) Red Hat
17 14 (4.47%) Barracuda Networks