Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 205 217
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAN 47 133 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 7.35% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 121 104
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,300 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 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 743 1,809 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.12% 17.88% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 586 1,427 1,416
Median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for SAN in the South West

SAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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
Gloucestershire +42 15 £42,500 -0.58% 1
Somerset +23 14 £57,500 +53.33% 1
Bristol +54 8 £40,000 -12.57% 2
Wiltshire +22 5 £31,000 -19.48% 3
Dorset +21 3 £31,000 -16.22% 2
Cornwall - 2 £44,000 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (59.57%) Firewall
3 24 (51.06%) VMware
3 24 (51.06%) Linux
4 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
5 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
6 19 (40.43%) Cisco
7 18 (38.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (36.17%) LAN
8 17 (36.17%) WAN
9 16 (34.04%) VPN
9 16 (34.04%) NAS
10 15 (31.91%) DHCP
10 15 (31.91%) HP
10 15 (31.91%) Citrix
10 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
11 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
12 13 (27.66%) MCSE
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) VLAN
12 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 12 (25.53%) Office 365
13 12 (25.53%) SCCM

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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Exchequer
2 1 (2.13%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Azure
3 4 (8.51%) AWS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) Firewall
2 17 (36.17%) LAN
2 17 (36.17%) WAN
3 16 (34.04%) NAS
3 16 (34.04%) VPN
4 15 (31.91%) DHCP
5 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (27.66%) VLAN
7 10 (21.28%) Wireless
8 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) MPLS
10 7 (14.89%) VoIP
11 5 (10.64%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (10.64%) iSCSI
11 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
11 5 (10.64%) Skype
12 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.38%) WLAN
14 2 (4.26%) DMARC
14 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) IT Manager
2 8 (17.02%) IT Services Manager
2 8 (17.02%) IT Technical Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Service Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Data Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Linux
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2019
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.64%) HPUX
8 5 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (10.64%) Solaris
8 5 (10.64%) Unix
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.38%) CentOS
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
11 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) Security Patching
4 10 (21.28%) Information Security
4 10 (21.28%) Mentoring
5 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
6 8 (17.02%) Change Management
6 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.02%) Decision-Making
6 8 (17.02%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (17.02%) Server Management
6 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Project Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
9 5 (10.64%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) MCSE
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.64%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) MCSA
4 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) HND
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.13%) CCDP
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) NCSC
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (48.94%) Hyper-V
3 18 (38.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.77%) XenApp
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (10.64%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (10.64%) vSphere
5 5 (10.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.26%) Firmware
7 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.13%) Docker
8 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 8 (17.02%) SCVMM
3 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Cisco
4 15 (31.91%) Citrix
4 15 (31.91%) HP
5 9 (19.15%) Veeam
6 8 (17.02%) 3PAR
6 8 (17.02%) Juniper
6 8 (17.02%) SonicWALL
7 7 (14.89%) Dell
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle
8 5 (10.64%) McAfee
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.38%) Sage
11 2 (4.26%) Trend Micro
12 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.13%) Meraki
12 1 (2.13%) Progress
12 1 (2.13%) Symantec