Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 287 233 147
Rank change year-on-year -54 -86 -18
Permanent jobs citing SAN 257 423 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.37% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 8.00% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 212 360 642
South East median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £32,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,900 £66,150 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4,289 5,288 6,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.05% 17.19% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,347 4,152 5,452
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 January 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 17 January 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 -29 74 £42,500 +2.41% 20
Surrey -16 72 £52,500 +16.67% 17
Hampshire -15 67 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Berkshire -31 35 £42,500 -10.53% 9
West Sussex -32 33 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 24 £42,500 +8.63% 6
Oxfordshire +33 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Kent +18 6 £47,500 +11.76% 6
East Sussex +3 4 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Middlesex +2 1 £47,000 -6.00%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 165 (64.20%) Windows
2 160 (62.26%) VMware
3 117 (45.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (43.19%) Active Directory
5 110 (42.80%) Microsoft
6 108 (42.02%) Windows Server
7 104 (40.47%) Cisco
8 100 (38.91%) Firewall
9 93 (36.19%) Linux
10 87 (33.85%) Data Centre
11 83 (32.30%) ITIL
12 80 (31.13%) Office 365
13 78 (30.35%) LAN
14 77 (29.96%) WAN
15 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 72 (28.02%) DHCP
17 68 (26.46%) TCP/IP
17 68 (26.46%) Citrix
18 63 (24.51%) DNS
19 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 59 (22.96%) NAS
20 59 (22.96%) SQL Server
21 52 (20.23%) Wireless
21 52 (20.23%) Hyper-V
22 49 (19.07%) Cisco Certification
23 48 (18.68%) VPN
24 46 (17.90%) SQL
25 45 (17.51%) VLAN
25 45 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
26 43 (16.73%) HP

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 37 (14.40%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.67%) Apache
3 12 (4.67%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.28%) IIS
5 10 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.33%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.56%) SAS
10 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.78%) Site Server
12 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (31.13%) Office 365
2 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.84%) IaaS
5 12 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.56%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.56%) PaaS
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) G Suite
9 2 (0.78%) SaaS
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (38.91%) Firewall
2 78 (30.35%) LAN
3 77 (29.96%) WAN
4 72 (28.02%) DHCP
5 68 (26.46%) TCP/IP
6 63 (24.51%) DNS
7 59 (22.96%) NAS
8 52 (20.23%) Wireless
9 48 (18.68%) VPN
10 45 (17.51%) VLAN
11 36 (14.01%) iSCSI
12 33 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (12.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (12.06%) VoIP
14 28 (10.89%) BGP
14 28 (10.89%) OSPF
15 27 (10.51%) Network Security
16 26 (10.12%) HSRP
17 23 (8.95%) IPsec
18 21 (8.17%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.89%) MySQL
3 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.33%) MS Access
4 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.95%) Big Data
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.56%) DB2
6 4 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.95%) JIRA
2 5 (1.95%) Subversion
3 4 (1.56%) AutoIt
General
1 32 (12.45%) Finance
2 16 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.89%) Banking
4 8 (3.11%) Advertising
5 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.33%) Electronics
7 4 (1.56%) Marketing
8 3 (1.17%) Military
8 3 (1.17%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (16.73%) Analyst
2 34 (13.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (12.06%) Network Engineer
4 25 (9.73%) Support Analyst
5 22 (8.56%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.17%) Administrator
7 20 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (7.00%) Project Manager
9 17 (6.61%) Architect
10 16 (6.23%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.84%) IT Engineer
12 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (5.06%) IT Manager
13 13 (5.06%) Technical Support
14 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (4.28%) Technical Support Analyst
16 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Support
16 10 (3.89%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (3.50%) LDAP
3 6 (2.33%) Web Services
4 4 (1.56%) OAuth
4 4 (1.56%) REST
4 4 (1.56%) SAML
4 4 (1.56%) SOAP
5 3 (1.17%) .NET
5 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.17%) J2EE
6 1 (0.39%) Flash
6 1 (0.39%) Kafka
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.39%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 87 (33.85%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.56%) Management Information System
3 16 (6.23%) Clustering
3 16 (6.23%) Replication
4 12 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.28%) CMDB
6 10 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.95%) EMC VNX
9 5 (1.95%) PKI
10 4 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.56%) LIMS
11 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.17%) PMI
12 2 (0.78%) Blog
12 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 165 (64.20%) Windows
2 108 (42.02%) Windows Server
3 93 (36.19%) Linux
4 60 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (10.12%) Unix
7 20 (7.78%) Windows 10
8 18 (7.00%) AIX
9 16 (6.23%) CentOS
10 14 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.45%) Solaris
10 14 (5.45%) Windows XP
11 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (4.28%) Windows 7
13 9 (3.50%) SUSE
14 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.30%) ITIL
2 42 (16.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (14.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (13.62%) Load Balancing
5 32 (12.45%) Project Management
6 27 (10.51%) Service Management
7 26 (10.12%) Change Control
8 24 (9.34%) Migration
8 24 (9.34%) PRINCE2
9 23 (8.95%) Change Management
9 23 (8.95%) Information Security
10 22 (8.56%) DevOps
11 21 (8.17%) Line Management
12 20 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
13 19 (7.39%) ITIL V3
13 19 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (6.61%) Risk Management
15 17 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.90%) SQL
2 19 (7.39%) PowerShell
3 18 (7.00%) Perl
4 11 (4.28%) Python
5 10 (3.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.72%) Java
7 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.95%) AWK
8 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.95%) Bourne shell
8 5 (1.95%) Korn
9 3 (1.17%) C#
9 3 (1.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.39%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (19.07%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (14.40%) CCNA
4 31 (12.06%) CCNP
5 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
6 23 (8.95%) MCSA
7 21 (8.17%) MCSE
7 21 (8.17%) SC Cleared
8 19 (7.39%) Degree
9 18 (7.00%) MCP
10 12 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (4.28%) LPIC
12 9 (3.50%) CCIE
13 8 (3.11%) CISSP
13 8 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (3.11%) JNCIE
13 8 (3.11%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (2.72%) PMI Certification
15 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (1.95%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.23%) SLA
3 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (1.56%) GDPR
3 4 (1.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (45.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (43.19%) Active Directory
3 52 (20.23%) Hyper-V
4 34 (13.23%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (7.39%) XenApp
6 18 (7.00%) vSphere
7 17 (6.61%) XenDesktop
8 16 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.50%) VMware NSX
10 6 (2.33%) Docker
10 6 (2.33%) Terminal Server
10 6 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.95%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.95%) XenServer
12 4 (1.56%) oVirt
12 4 (1.56%) pfSense
13 3 (1.17%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) SCCM
2 17 (6.61%) Nagios
2 17 (6.61%) SCOM
3 16 (6.23%) vCenter Server
4 11 (4.28%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.50%) Puppet
6 8 (3.11%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.11%) WSUS
7 6 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.95%) Ansible
8 5 (1.95%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.95%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (1.95%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (1.95%) vMotion
8 5 (1.95%) vRealize
Vendors
1 160 (62.26%) VMware
2 110 (42.80%) Microsoft
3 104 (40.47%) Cisco
4 68 (26.46%) Citrix
5 43 (16.73%) HP
6 33 (12.84%) EMC
6 33 (12.84%) NetApp
7 27 (10.51%) Red Hat
7 27 (10.51%) SolarWinds
8 26 (10.12%) Oracle
9 25 (9.73%) CheckPoint
10 22 (8.56%) Brocade
11 21 (8.17%) Dell
12 17 (6.61%) IBM
12 17 (6.61%) Veeam
13 15 (5.84%) Veritas
14 13 (5.06%) Juniper
15 12 (4.67%) 3PAR
16 11 (4.28%) Sophos
17 10 (3.89%) F5