Period
to 17 July 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 213 127
Rank change year-on-year -46 -86 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 343 450 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.51% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% 7.96% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 289 395 921
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,400 £30,383 £29,750
90th Percentile £64,800 £63,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,046 5,651 8,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.52% 18.90% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,949 4,563 6,680
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 17 July 2018.

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 2018. 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 -18 140 £50,000 +17.65% 18
Hampshire -15 104 £40,000 -7.51% 9
Berkshire -10 95 £53,750 +19.44% 11
Surrey -30 58 £46,000 +2.22% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 26 £55,000 +33.33% 7
Oxfordshire -28 19 £40,000 +23.08%
West Sussex -7 13 £57,500 +35.29% 1
East Sussex -27 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Kent -8 10 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Home Counties - 1 - -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 237 (69.10%) VMware
2 225 (65.60%) Windows
3 175 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (46.36%) Active Directory
5 142 (41.40%) Microsoft
6 140 (40.82%) Windows Server
7 108 (31.49%) Cisco
7 108 (31.49%) ITIL
8 103 (30.03%) Linux
9 101 (29.45%) Firewall
10 95 (27.70%) NAS
11 94 (27.41%) Hyper-V
12 84 (24.49%) SQL Server
13 83 (24.20%) Data Centre
14 80 (23.32%) Citrix
15 79 (23.03%) LAN
15 79 (23.03%) WAN
15 79 (23.03%) DNS
16 72 (20.99%) TCP/IP
17 70 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 67 (19.53%) HP
19 65 (18.95%) DHCP
19 65 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
20 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (17.78%) SQL
22 60 (17.49%) Office 365
23 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
24 52 (15.16%) Oracle
24 52 (15.16%) Finance
25 51 (14.87%) EMC

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 49 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.75%) IIS
3 17 (4.96%) Apache
4 16 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.50%) JBoss
6 12 (3.50%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.50%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (2.04%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.75%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.46%) SAS
12 4 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.17%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (17.49%) Office 365
3 42 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.83%) SaaS
5 18 (5.25%) IBM Cloud
6 17 (4.96%) IaaS
7 14 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.62%) PaaS
9 8 (2.33%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.17%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.58%) GitHub
12 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (29.45%) Firewall
2 95 (27.70%) NAS
3 79 (23.03%) DNS
3 79 (23.03%) LAN
3 79 (23.03%) WAN
4 72 (20.99%) TCP/IP
5 65 (18.95%) DHCP
6 36 (10.50%) iSCSI
7 27 (7.87%) Fibre Channel
8 23 (6.71%) VPN
9 22 (6.41%) VLAN
10 19 (5.54%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (4.96%) NetScaler
12 16 (4.66%) HTTP
12 16 (4.66%) Network Security
13 15 (4.37%) Skype
14 14 (4.08%) Internet
14 14 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (3.79%) VoIP
16 12 (3.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.83%) Big Data
3 15 (4.37%) MySQL
3 15 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.33%) OLAP
6 8 (2.33%) OLTP
6 8 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.33%) SQLPlus
6 8 (2.33%) Star Schema
7 7 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.75%) DB2
8 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.21%) JIRA
2 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.87%) Subversion
3 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.58%) JUnit
3 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.29%) GitLab
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (15.16%) Finance
2 15 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.04%) Banking
4 6 (1.75%) Legal
5 5 (1.46%) Law
6 4 (1.17%) Electronics
6 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
6 4 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (10.20%) Architect
2 35 (10.20%) Consultant
3 29 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (7.87%) Support Engineer
4 27 (7.87%) VMware Engineer
5 24 (7.00%) Storage Engineer
6 23 (6.71%) IT Manager
7 22 (6.41%) Administrator
8 21 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
9 20 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (5.54%) IT Engineer
11 17 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (4.66%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (4.37%) Network Engineer
13 15 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.08%) Analyst
14 14 (4.08%) Data Centre Architect
14 14 (4.08%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.29%) Middleware
2 21 (6.12%) Web Services
3 16 (4.66%) LDAP
4 12 (3.50%) .NET
5 9 (2.62%) LAMP
6 8 (2.33%) WCF
7 4 (1.17%) XML
8 3 (0.87%) Flash
9 2 (0.58%) COM
9 2 (0.58%) CSS
9 2 (0.58%) Drools
9 2 (0.58%) HTML
9 2 (0.58%) HTML5
9 2 (0.58%) J2EE
9 2 (0.58%) JDBC
9 2 (0.58%) jQuery
9 2 (0.58%) JSON
9 2 (0.58%) POSIX
9 2 (0.58%) RESTful
9 2 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.20%) Data Centre
2 44 (12.83%) Replication
3 30 (8.75%) Clustering
4 27 (7.87%) Public Cloud
5 22 (6.41%) EMC VNX
5 22 (6.41%) Mainframe
6 17 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (4.37%) Management Information System
8 14 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 12 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (3.50%) Private Cloud
10 10 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (2.33%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.75%) NHS
13 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (1.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 225 (65.60%) Windows
2 140 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 103 (30.03%) Linux
4 65 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (12.54%) Unix
7 36 (10.50%) Windows 10
8 32 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (7.29%) Windows 7
10 17 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (4.66%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.21%) Solaris
13 10 (2.92%) CentOS
14 8 (2.33%) AIX
15 6 (1.75%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.75%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.75%) zOS
16 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.58%) Debian
17 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (31.49%) ITIL
2 43 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (9.62%) Change Management
4 31 (9.04%) Capacity Management
5 28 (8.16%) Migration
6 27 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (7.29%) PRINCE2
8 22 (6.41%) Information Security
8 22 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (5.54%) Collaborative Working
9 19 (5.54%) High Availability
9 19 (5.54%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 16 (4.66%) Analytics
10 16 (4.66%) Converged Infrastructure
10 16 (4.66%) Server Virtualisation
10 16 (4.66%) Virtual Environments
11 15 (4.37%) Business Continuity
11 15 (4.37%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.78%) SQL
2 37 (10.79%) PowerShell
3 29 (8.45%) Perl
4 24 (7.00%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.96%) Java
6 14 (4.08%) Python
7 12 (3.50%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.33%) Ruby
10 5 (1.46%) C
11 4 (1.17%) AWK
11 4 (1.17%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.17%) Korn
12 2 (0.58%) COBOL
12 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.58%) PL/1
12 2 (0.58%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) C#
13 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.12%) MCSE
3 42 (12.24%) Degree
4 37 (10.79%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (8.16%) CCNA
7 19 (5.54%) CCNP
7 19 (5.54%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (5.25%) MCP
8 18 (5.25%) MCSA
9 15 (4.37%) CCA
10 12 (3.50%) EMC Certification
11 11 (3.21%) MCITP
11 11 (3.21%) Security Cleared
12 10 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.92%) RHCSA
13 6 (1.75%) RHCE
13 6 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.46%) HNC
14 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.83%) SLA
2 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.87%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 175 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 159 (46.36%) Active Directory
3 94 (27.41%) Hyper-V
4 44 (12.83%) vSphere
5 41 (11.95%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (11.37%) XenApp
7 31 (9.04%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (6.71%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (6.12%) XenDesktop
10 18 (5.25%) NFS
11 17 (4.96%) VMware NSX
12 10 (2.92%) vCloud
13 9 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (2.62%) Terminal Server
14 7 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (2.04%) XenServer
15 6 (1.75%) Samba
16 5 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (12.24%) SCCM
2 29 (8.45%) vCenter Server
3 26 (7.58%) Puppet
4 23 (6.71%) vMotion
5 19 (5.54%) NetBackup
5 19 (5.54%) SCOM
5 19 (5.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (4.96%) EMC VPLEX
7 16 (4.66%) Backup Exec
7 16 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (4.37%) FortiGate
9 12 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (3.50%) vRealize
10 10 (2.92%) Ansible
11 9 (2.62%) Data Guard
11 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (2.33%) Nessus
13 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (2.04%) WSUS
14 6 (1.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 237 (69.10%) VMware
2 142 (41.40%) Microsoft
3 108 (31.49%) Cisco
4 80 (23.32%) Citrix
5 67 (19.53%) HP
6 52 (15.16%) Oracle
7 51 (14.87%) EMC
8 43 (12.54%) Dell
9 40 (11.66%) CommVault
10 38 (11.08%) Veeam
11 36 (10.50%) NetApp
12 33 (9.62%) Brocade
13 32 (9.33%) IBM
14 29 (8.45%) Red Hat
15 18 (5.25%) Isilon
16 16 (4.66%) Intel
17 13 (3.79%) Palo Alto
17 13 (3.79%) SolarWinds
18 12 (3.50%) 3PAR
19 11 (3.21%) Ivanti