Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 244 291
Rank change year-on-year +63 +47 -75
Permanent jobs citing SAN 115 317 279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.25% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.26% 7.54% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 99 273 245
Median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,585 4,206 4,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.50% 16.62% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 3,266 3,530
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,465 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.45% - +5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in the South East.

Salary trend for SAN in the South East

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the South East over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +83 45 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Hampshire +77 35 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Buckinghamshire +52 21 £47,500 +14.46%
Berkshire +76 19 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +60 17 £42,000 -6.67% 8
East Sussex +58 14 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Oxfordshire +60 5 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Sussex +11 3 £42,000 -23.64%
Kent +25 1 £27,500 -19.33%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 76 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 73 (63.48%) Windows
3 66 (57.39%) VMware
4 48 (41.74%) Windows Server
5 46 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 46 (40.00%) Azure
6 43 (37.39%) Office 365
7 42 (36.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (36.52%) Active Directory
8 39 (33.91%) Citrix
8 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
9 35 (30.43%) Hyper-V
10 34 (29.57%) Linux
11 33 (28.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 27 (23.48%) DHCP
13 27 (23.48%) DNS
14 25 (21.74%) SCCM
15 24 (20.87%) vSphere
16 20 (17.39%) EMC
16 20 (17.39%) Firewall
17 19 (16.52%) Cisco
17 19 (16.52%) AWS
18 18 (15.65%) Fibre Channel
18 18 (15.65%) NetBackup
19 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
20 16 (13.91%) Brocade
20 16 (13.91%) Bash Shell
21 15 (13.04%) NAS
21 15 (13.04%) Red Hat

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 15 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) CloudStack
2 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.48%) SAS
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) nginx
3 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.00%) Azure
2 43 (37.39%) Office 365
3 19 (16.52%) AWS
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.61%) IaaS
5 3 (2.61%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.74%) PaaS
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 27 (23.48%) DHCP
2 27 (23.48%) DNS
3 20 (17.39%) Firewall
4 18 (15.65%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (13.04%) NAS
6 14 (12.17%) FTP
7 9 (7.83%) NetScaler
8 6 (5.22%) LAN
8 6 (5.22%) WAN
9 5 (4.35%) VPN
10 4 (3.48%) Skype
10 4 (3.48%) VoIP
10 4 (3.48%) VSAN
11 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.87%) PABX
12 1 (0.87%) VLAN
12 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.35%) Military
2 4 (3.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Finance
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (18.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) Administrator
4 17 (14.78%) Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) IT Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) LDAP
2 4 (3.48%) LAMP
3 3 (2.61%) Flash
3 3 (2.61%) POSIX
4 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Clustering
2 6 (5.22%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.61%) Replication
5 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.74%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
5 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.87%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (63.48%) Windows
2 48 (41.74%) Windows Server
3 34 (29.57%) Linux
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.61%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.61%) Unix
10 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (11.30%) Data Centre Operations
3 12 (10.43%) Migration
4 10 (8.70%) Presales
5 9 (7.83%) CRM
6 7 (6.09%) DevOps
6 7 (6.09%) High Availability
6 7 (6.09%) ITIL
6 7 (6.09%) People Management
6 7 (6.09%) Proactive Maintenance
7 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.22%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (5.22%) Security Patching
7 6 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (4.35%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (4.35%) Technology Roadmap
9 4 (3.48%) Server Management
9 4 (3.48%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.91%) Bash Shell
3 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.35%) Python
4 5 (4.35%) SQL
5 4 (3.48%) VBScript
6 3 (2.61%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) Java
6 3 (2.61%) Perl
6 3 (2.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.83%) CCNA
4 9 (7.83%) MCSE
5 7 (6.09%) CCA
5 7 (6.09%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.35%) CCNP
6 5 (4.35%) Degree
6 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.87%) APMP
8 1 (0.87%) MCSA
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (36.52%) Active Directory
1 42 (36.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 24 (20.87%) vSphere
4 10 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.35%) KVM
6 4 (3.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (3.48%) vCloud
6 4 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.48%) VMware NSX
6 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.61%) GPFS
7 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.61%) NFS
7 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.74%) Docker
9 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (21.74%) SCCM
2 18 (15.65%) NetBackup
3 14 (12.17%) PowerCLI
4 9 (7.83%) Ansible
4 9 (7.83%) vCenter Server
5 7 (6.09%) vRealize
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (5.22%) SCOrch
7 5 (4.35%) WSUS
8 3 (2.61%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.74%) SCOM
10 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.87%) SCSM
10 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 76 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 66 (57.39%) VMware
3 39 (33.91%) Citrix
4 20 (17.39%) EMC
5 19 (16.52%) Cisco
6 16 (13.91%) Brocade
7 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 11 (9.57%) Isilon
9 10 (8.70%) Meraki
10 9 (7.83%) Oracle
11 7 (6.09%) Dell
11 7 (6.09%) IBM
11 7 (6.09%) NetApp
12 5 (4.35%) Fortinet
13 4 (3.48%) HP
14 3 (2.61%) F5
14 3 (2.61%) Infoblox
14 3 (2.61%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.61%) Veritas
15 2 (1.74%) Aruba