Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 287 244
Rank change year-on-year +55 -43 -73
Permanent jobs citing SAN 265 278 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.76% 6.50% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 207 235 332
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,790 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £69,950 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,919 4,275 5,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.25% 16.03% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,042 3,311 4,219
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £74,475 £70,000 £66,250
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +65 85 £41,500 -2.35% 28
Hampshire +24 64 £46,250 +4.52% 11
West Sussex +9 43 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Surrey -8 41 £50,000 +7.53% 4
Berkshire +40 40 £42,500 - 16
Buckinghamshire +25 31 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Kent +9 16 £34,088 +13.63% 4
Oxfordshire +18 13 £54,250 +35.63% 7
East Sussex +17 13 £47,500 -32.14% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 182 (68.68%) VMware
2 143 (53.96%) Windows
3 123 (46.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (42.64%) Cisco
4 113 (42.64%) Microsoft
5 99 (37.36%) Firewall
6 95 (35.85%) WAN
7 92 (34.72%) Active Directory
8 88 (33.21%) LAN
9 85 (32.08%) Windows Server
10 83 (31.32%) NAS
11 81 (30.57%) Data Centre
12 78 (29.43%) Citrix
13 76 (28.68%) Office 365
14 73 (27.55%) Azure
15 72 (27.17%) Hyper-V
16 70 (26.42%) DNS
17 65 (24.53%) Linux
17 65 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 63 (23.77%) ITIL
19 57 (21.51%) DHCP
20 55 (20.75%) TCP/IP
20 55 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
21 51 (19.25%) SQL Server
22 49 (18.49%) PowerShell
22 49 (18.49%) SCCM
23 48 (18.11%) Degree
24 47 (17.74%) SQL
25 43 (16.23%) Wireless
26 42 (15.85%) CCNP

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 41 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.30%) Skype for Business
3 20 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.91%) IIS
6 6 (2.26%) Apache
6 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.75%) Camunda
8 2 (0.75%) Confluence
8 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.51%) assyst
3 2 (0.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 76 (28.68%) Office 365
2 73 (27.55%) Azure
3 40 (15.09%) AWS
4 10 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.64%) IaaS
6 6 (2.26%) PaaS
6 6 (2.26%) SaaS
7 5 (1.89%) Slack
8 3 (1.13%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.38%) AtomSphere
10 1 (0.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.38%) Boomi
10 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.38%) G Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 99 (37.36%) Firewall
2 95 (35.85%) WAN
3 88 (33.21%) LAN
4 83 (31.32%) NAS
5 70 (26.42%) DNS
6 57 (21.51%) DHCP
7 55 (20.75%) TCP/IP
8 43 (16.23%) Wireless
9 38 (14.34%) iSCSI
10 36 (13.58%) BGP
10 36 (13.58%) OSPF
11 30 (11.32%) VPN
12 28 (10.57%) FCoE
13 25 (9.43%) Internet
14 24 (9.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (9.06%) IPsec
15 20 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (7.55%) VLAN
16 18 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.64%) Big Data
3 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.89%) MySQL
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.13%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Zeppelin
7 2 (0.75%) DB2
7 2 (0.75%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (4.15%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (10.94%) Finance
2 14 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.77%) Games
4 9 (3.40%) Retail
5 8 (3.02%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.89%) Local Government
7 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.13%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Police
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 58 (21.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (18.87%) IT Engineer
3 43 (16.23%) Network Engineer
4 36 (13.58%) Support Engineer
5 29 (10.94%) Architect
6 21 (7.92%) IT Support
7 20 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (7.55%) Technical Architect
8 18 (6.79%) Analyst
8 18 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (6.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.42%) Operations Engineer
10 16 (6.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (6.04%) Senior Support Engineer
10 16 (6.04%) Storage Engineer
11 15 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
12 14 (5.28%) Senior IT Engineer
12 14 (5.28%) Senior IT Support
13 12 (4.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 12 (4.53%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.64%) LDAP
1 7 (2.64%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.89%) jQuery
2 5 (1.89%) Middleware
3 4 (1.51%) RESTful
3 4 (1.51%) Web Services
4 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.75%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (0.75%) JSON
4 2 (0.75%) Kafka
4 2 (0.75%) REST
4 2 (0.75%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.75%) Spring
4 2 (0.75%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.38%) JMS
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 81 (30.57%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 25 (9.43%) Clustering
4 18 (6.79%) PKI
5 17 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (6.04%) Private Cloud
7 15 (5.66%) Replication
8 14 (5.28%) EMC VNX
8 14 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (4.15%) Driving Licence
9 11 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (3.77%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.26%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.89%) CMDB
12 5 (1.89%) NHS
12 5 (1.89%) Social Network
13 4 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.51%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 143 (53.96%) Windows
2 85 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 65 (24.53%) Linux
4 34 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.57%) Unix
6 17 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.77%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.26%) Solaris
10 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.13%) Debian
12 2 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.38%) CentOS
13 1 (0.38%) IRIX
13 1 (0.38%) SUSE
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 63 (23.77%) ITIL
3 41 (15.47%) Load Balancing
4 29 (10.94%) Computer Science
5 25 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (8.68%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (8.68%) Web Filtering
7 20 (7.55%) Statistics
8 19 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.17%) Network Design
9 17 (6.42%) Change Control
10 16 (6.04%) ITSM
11 15 (5.66%) Decision-Making
11 15 (5.66%) DevOps
11 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.28%) Information Security
13 13 (4.91%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (4.91%) Mathematics
13 13 (4.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.49%) PowerShell
2 47 (17.74%) SQL
3 16 (6.04%) Java
4 10 (3.77%) Python
5 9 (3.40%) C
6 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.89%) C++
7 5 (1.89%) Perl
7 5 (1.89%) PHP
8 4 (1.51%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.13%) VBScript
10 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Ada
11 1 (0.38%) C#
11 1 (0.38%) Groovy
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (18.11%) Degree
3 42 (15.85%) CCNP
4 27 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.68%) CCNA
6 22 (8.30%) MCSE
7 15 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.02%) CCIE
12 5 (1.89%) Avaya Certification
12 5 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (1.51%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.13%) CCDP
14 3 (1.13%) CISSP
14 3 (1.13%) MCP
14 3 (1.13%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.13%) GDPR
4 2 (0.75%) NCSC
4 2 (0.75%) NIST
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.38%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (46.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (34.72%) Active Directory
3 72 (27.17%) Hyper-V
4 30 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (8.68%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (6.79%) XenApp
7 16 (6.04%) Terminal Services
8 12 (4.53%) vSphere
9 10 (3.77%) Firmware
9 10 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.64%) Docker
12 6 (2.26%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.89%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.51%) KVM
14 4 (1.51%) NFS
15 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
17 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (18.49%) SCCM
2 24 (9.06%) WSUS
3 16 (6.04%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (4.53%) Ansible
4 12 (4.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (4.15%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (3.40%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.02%) Puppet
7 8 (3.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (3.02%) vCenter Server
8 7 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.26%) SCOM
9 6 (2.26%) vRealize
10 5 (1.89%) Terraform
11 4 (1.51%) Amdocs OSS
11 4 (1.51%) Icinga
11 4 (1.51%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.51%) Observium
12 3 (1.13%) AppManager
Vendors
1 182 (68.68%) VMware
2 113 (42.64%) Cisco
2 113 (42.64%) Microsoft
3 78 (29.43%) Citrix
4 41 (15.47%) HP
5 35 (13.21%) NetApp
6 34 (12.83%) SolarWinds
7 31 (11.70%) EMC
7 31 (11.70%) Oracle
8 27 (10.19%) Juniper
9 24 (9.06%) 3PAR
9 24 (9.06%) Forcepoint
10 21 (7.92%) Brocade
10 21 (7.92%) Dell
11 20 (7.55%) F5
12 19 (7.17%) CheckPoint
13 18 (6.79%) Palo Alto
14 14 (5.28%) Barracuda Networks
14 14 (5.28%) Red Hat
15 11 (4.15%) Isilon