Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 244 220
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 -59
Permanent jobs citing SAN 87 84 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.92% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 5.55% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 123
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,626 1,513 1,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.27% 15.15% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,169 1,490
South West median annual salary £41,500 £44,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +7.98% +8.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the South West

SAN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN in the South West.

Salary trend for SAN in the South West

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SAN in the South West

SAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Wiltshire +12 25 £31,500 -37.00% 2
Dorset -13 25 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Gloucestershire -7 18 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bristol +20 12 £60,000 +41.18% 7
Somerset +11 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Devon -3 3 £40,000 -15.79% 1
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 73 (83.91%) Windows
2 63 (72.41%) VMware
3 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
4 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
5 56 (64.37%) Office 365
6 48 (55.17%) Windows Server
7 44 (50.57%) Azure
8 41 (47.13%) Firewall
9 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (40.23%) Hyper-V
10 35 (40.23%) DNS
11 33 (37.93%) MS Exchange
11 33 (37.93%) Citrix
12 30 (34.48%) DHCP
12 30 (34.48%) ITIL
12 30 (34.48%) SQL
12 30 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (32.18%) HP
14 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (24.14%) Linux
16 20 (22.99%) MCSE
16 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
16 20 (22.99%) Wireless
17 19 (21.84%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (21.84%) Dell
17 19 (21.84%) XenApp
17 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (21.84%) AWS
17 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (64.37%) Office 365
2 44 (50.57%) Azure
3 19 (21.84%) AWS
4 5 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.60%) IaaS
5 4 (4.60%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) GCP
6 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) Firewall
2 35 (40.23%) DNS
3 30 (34.48%) DHCP
4 20 (22.99%) Wireless
5 18 (20.69%) NAS
5 18 (20.69%) VPN
6 17 (19.54%) VLAN
7 13 (14.94%) IPv4
7 13 (14.94%) LAN
7 13 (14.94%) WAN
8 7 (8.05%) Skype
8 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.90%) BIG-IP
9 6 (6.90%) NetScaler
9 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.60%) Internet
10 4 (4.60%) Network Security
11 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.45%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Publishing
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (3.45%) Electronics
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Consultant
3 15 (17.24%) IT Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Senior IT Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Senior IT Support
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Technical Support
9 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Technical Support
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) LDAP
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.09%) Driving Licence
3 13 (14.94%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.60%) Replication
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) Blog
8 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.15%) BYOD
9 1 (1.15%) Clustering
9 1 (1.15%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.15%) Handset
9 1 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) PKI
9 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (83.91%) Windows
2 48 (55.17%) Windows Server
3 21 (24.14%) Linux
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.60%) CentOS
6 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.30%) AIX
8 2 (2.30%) Debian
8 2 (2.30%) Solaris
8 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) ITIL
1 30 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (21.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (17.24%) Change Management
5 14 (16.09%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (14.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (13.79%) Migration
8 9 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.20%) Information Security
10 4 (4.60%) CRM
10 4 (4.60%) DevOps
10 4 (4.60%) ERP
10 4 (4.60%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (4.60%) High Availability
10 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.60%) Patch Management
10 4 (4.60%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.30%) C
3 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.99%) MCSE
3 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (14.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (14.94%) DBS Check
5 11 (12.64%) CCA
5 11 (12.64%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (9.20%) MCSA
6 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
7 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.75%) CCNA
9 5 (5.75%) Degree
10 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.45%) CCNP
12 2 (2.30%) MCITP
12 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 1 (1.15%) HP ASE
13 1 (1.15%) HP MASE
13 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 40 (45.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (40.23%) Hyper-V
4 19 (21.84%) XenApp
5 8 (9.20%) vSphere
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.15%) Firmware
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.75%) WSUS
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.30%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (2.30%) Graylog
5 2 (2.30%) Nagios
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.30%) SCOM
5 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.30%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) VMware
2 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.93%) Citrix
4 28 (32.18%) HP
5 19 (21.84%) Dell
6 15 (17.24%) EMC
7 14 (16.09%) Veeam
8 12 (13.79%) F5
9 11 (12.64%) Cisco
10 9 (10.34%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.05%) NetApp
11 7 (8.05%) Palo Alto
12 6 (6.90%) Juniper
12 6 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.75%) IBM
14 4 (4.60%) Aruba
14 4 (4.60%) Meraki
14 4 (4.60%) Sage
15 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
15 3 (3.45%) SAP