Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 142 121
Rank change year-on-year -78 -21 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 446 830 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.47% 2.36% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 11.09% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 379 741 977
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,350 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 5352 7487 8581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 21.28% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 5993 6980
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%
10th Percentile £24,350 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Surrey -16 144 £50,001 +0.00% 2
Thames Valley -90 128 £40,000 -12.09% 9
Hampshire -11 111 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Berkshire -59 61 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -25 44 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Sussex -32 38 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Oxfordshire -16 23 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Kent -22 17 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex -38 9 £47,500 -
Middlesex +8 3 £50,000 +5.26%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 340 (76.23%) VMware
2 323 (72.42%) Windows
3 224 (50.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 207 (46.41%) Microsoft
5 186 (41.70%) Firewall
6 183 (41.03%) Cisco
7 182 (40.81%) Active Directory
8 177 (39.69%) Windows Server
9 151 (33.86%) Linux
10 123 (27.58%) SQL Server
11 121 (27.13%) Hyper-V
11 121 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 119 (26.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 112 (25.11%) ITIL
14 109 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 103 (23.09%) Citrix
15 103 (23.09%) Data Centre
16 102 (22.87%) TCP/IP
17 99 (22.20%) HP
18 96 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
18 96 (21.52%) WAN
19 95 (21.30%) MS Exchange
19 95 (21.30%) NAS
20 92 (20.63%) DNS
21 89 (19.96%) LAN
22 83 (18.61%) vSphere
23 79 (17.71%) SQL
24 72 (16.14%) SCCM
25 70 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
26 68 (15.25%) Unix

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 95 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.09%) SharePoint
3 34 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.93%) Apache
6 15 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 14 (3.14%) IIS
8 13 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.69%) Tomcat
10 11 (2.47%) OpenStack
11 9 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.57%) Zimbra
13 5 (1.12%) SAS
14 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (13.00%) Office 365
3 54 (12.11%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.04%) IaaS
5 16 (3.59%) SaaS
6 12 (2.69%) PaaS
7 3 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.67%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 186 (41.70%) Firewall
2 102 (22.87%) TCP/IP
3 96 (21.52%) WAN
4 95 (21.30%) NAS
5 92 (20.63%) DNS
6 89 (19.96%) LAN
7 67 (15.02%) DHCP
8 49 (10.99%) VoIP
9 45 (10.09%) VPN
10 42 (9.42%) iSCSI
11 41 (9.19%) VLAN
12 37 (8.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (6.05%) IPsec
14 27 (6.05%) MPLS
15 26 (5.83%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (5.83%) SSL
16 22 (4.93%) Internet
17 21 (4.71%) Wireless
18 20 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (27.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.16%) MySQL
3 21 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.47%) DB2
5 11 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.12%) OLAP
10 5 (1.12%) OLTP
10 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.12%) VLDB
11 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.67%) Ingres
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 56 (12.56%) Finance
2 10 (2.24%) Retail
3 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.12%) Marketing
5 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.90%) Law
5 4 (0.90%) Legal
5 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.67%) Electronics
6 3 (0.67%) Military
7 2 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) French Language
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 140 (31.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (12.33%) Support Engineer
3 49 (10.99%) Infrastructure Support
4 47 (10.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 47 (10.54%) Architect
5 39 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 39 (8.74%) Analyst
6 33 (7.40%) Network Engineer
7 32 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 32 (7.17%) Administrator
8 30 (6.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 29 (6.50%) Consultant
10 28 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 27 (6.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 27 (6.05%) Support Analyst
12 24 (5.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.38%) IT Engineer
13 23 (5.16%) VMware Engineer
14 22 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 21 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.79%) Middleware
2 6 (1.35%) POSIX
3 5 (1.12%) REST
3 5 (1.12%) Web Services
4 4 (0.90%) Java EE
4 4 (0.90%) JSON
4 4 (0.90%) LAMP
4 4 (0.90%) SOAP
4 4 (0.90%) Software Packaging
4 4 (0.90%) WSDL
4 4 (0.90%) XSD
5 2 (0.45%) .NET
5 2 (0.45%) COM
5 2 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.45%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 103 (23.09%) Data Centre
2 45 (10.09%) Clustering
3 39 (8.74%) Management Information System
4 35 (7.85%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.83%) Private Cloud
6 19 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (4.26%) Replication
7 15 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.36%) PKI
8 11 (2.47%) Handset
8 11 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.35%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.35%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.90%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 323 (72.42%) Windows
2 177 (39.69%) Windows Server
3 151 (33.86%) Linux
4 121 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (15.25%) Unix
7 53 (11.88%) CentOS
8 49 (10.99%) Windows 10
9 45 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (9.19%) Windows 7
11 37 (8.30%) Windows 8
12 30 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (6.50%) Mac OS X
14 24 (5.38%) Solaris
15 10 (2.24%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.79%) AIX
17 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.11%) ITIL
2 54 (12.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (9.64%) High Availability
4 38 (8.52%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (6.73%) Information Security
5 30 (6.73%) Load Balancing
6 29 (6.50%) Business Continuity
7 28 (6.28%) Kalman Filter
7 28 (6.28%) TOGAF
8 24 (5.38%) IT Strategy
9 23 (5.16%) Capacity Management
10 21 (4.71%) DevOps
10 21 (4.71%) Service Management
11 20 (4.48%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 20 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 20 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (4.26%) Change Management
12 19 (4.26%) Mathematics
13 18 (4.04%) Presales
14 17 (3.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.71%) SQL
2 60 (13.45%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.83%) Bash Shell
4 15 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.14%) Perl
6 10 (2.24%) C
7 9 (2.02%) Python
8 7 (1.57%) Ruby
8 7 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.12%) Korn
9 5 (1.12%) VBScript
10 4 (0.90%) AWK
10 4 (0.90%) Bourne shell
10 4 (0.90%) Java
11 1 (0.22%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 119 (26.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (15.25%) MCSE
4 52 (11.66%) CCNA
5 46 (10.31%) Security Cleared
6 43 (9.64%) CCNP
7 39 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (8.52%) Degree
9 33 (7.40%) MCSA
10 32 (7.17%) SC Cleared
11 23 (5.16%) MCP
12 21 (4.71%) CCA
12 21 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.79%) NCIE
14 6 (1.35%) CCIE
14 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.12%) CCDP
15 5 (1.12%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.76%) SLA
2 10 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.90%) QA
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 224 (50.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 182 (40.81%) Active Directory
3 121 (27.13%) Hyper-V
4 83 (18.61%) vSphere
5 33 (7.40%) XenApp
6 26 (5.83%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 18 (4.04%) vCloud
9 17 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.69%) GlusterFS
11 11 (2.47%) NFS
11 11 (2.47%) Samba
12 10 (2.24%) iptables
13 8 (1.79%) VMware NSX
14 6 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (1.12%) Firmware
15 5 (1.12%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 72 (16.14%) SCCM
2 30 (6.73%) vCenter Server
3 29 (6.50%) NetBackup
4 28 (6.28%) SCOM
5 26 (5.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 24 (5.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 20 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (4.48%) Nagios
8 17 (3.81%) SCVMM
9 15 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
10 14 (3.14%) Puppet
11 13 (2.91%) Simpana
11 13 (2.91%) WSUS
12 12 (2.69%) Backup Exec
13 11 (2.47%) Cacti
13 11 (2.47%) Cisco Prime
13 11 (2.47%) NetVault Backup
14 10 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
15 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 8 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 340 (76.23%) VMware
2 207 (46.41%) Microsoft
3 183 (41.03%) Cisco
4 103 (23.09%) Citrix
5 99 (22.20%) HP
6 68 (15.25%) NetApp
7 63 (14.13%) Dell
8 53 (11.88%) Red Hat
9 48 (10.76%) Oracle
10 44 (9.87%) EMC
10 44 (9.87%) Juniper
11 42 (9.42%) F5
12 31 (6.95%) Veeam
13 27 (6.05%) 3PAR
13 27 (6.05%) Palo Alto
14 24 (5.38%) Sun
15 22 (4.93%) Dell Compellent
15 22 (4.93%) Veritas
16 21 (4.71%) SolarWinds
17 20 (4.48%) Brocade