The median annual salary for a SAN Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAN Engineer
UK
Rank 799 896 845
Rank change year-on-year +97 -51  
Permanent jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 50 50 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 99
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.33% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAN Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 49 £45,000 +6.50% 3
South East +69 15 £50,000 +33.33%
London +71 14 £41,000 -17.17% 1
Yorkshire +35 13 £46,000 +26.02%
West Yorkshire +32 12 £46,500 +27.39%
City of London +59 10 £41,000 -34.40%
Berkshire +37 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Leeds +17 9 £50,000 +36.98%
Reading - 9 £50,000 -
East Midlands +5 4 £42,500 -
Chichester - 4 £31,250 -
West Sussex - 4 £31,250 -
North West -20 3 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £45,000 - 1
Northampton +22 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire +20 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £55,000 -
Manchester -30 1 £35,000 -3.44% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £46,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £55,000 -
York - 1 £46,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £47,000 -

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SAN Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SAN Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) SAN
2 69 (81.18%) VMware
3 59 (69.41%) Windows
4 58 (68.24%) Hyper-V
5 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
6 52 (61.18%) NetApp
7 50 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
9 44 (51.76%) Windows Server
10 41 (48.24%) MS Excel
11 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (35.29%) NAS
13 28 (32.94%) Data Centre
14 24 (28.24%) Linux
15 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
16 22 (25.88%) ITIL
16 22 (25.88%) Citrix
16 22 (25.88%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (23.53%) Clustering
18 18 (21.18%) Cisco
18 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
18 18 (21.18%) MCSE
19 17 (20.00%) Unix
20 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (18.82%) HP
21 15 (17.65%) XenApp
21 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
21 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) DNN
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (48.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.47%) Office 365
3 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (100.00%) SAN
2 30 (35.29%) NAS
3 14 (16.47%) DNS
4 13 (15.29%) VPN
5 9 (10.59%) ISDN
5 9 (10.59%) VoIP
6 8 (9.41%) DHCP
7 6 (7.06%) Firewall
8 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.53%) FTP
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
9 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.53%) SSL
10 2 (2.35%) ICMP
10 2 (2.35%) LDAP
10 2 (2.35%) MPLS
10 2 (2.35%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.35%) POP3
10 2 (2.35%) Skype
10 2 (2.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Data Centre
2 20 (23.53%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) AS400
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) iSeries
4 3 (3.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Blog
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 44 (51.76%) Windows Server
3 31 (36.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (28.24%) Linux
5 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (20.00%) Unix
7 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.71%) Solaris
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Disaster Recovery
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Change Control
3 10 (11.76%) Presales
4 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.59%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
6 6 (7.06%) Security Patching
6 6 (7.06%) Threat Detection
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (5.88%) Release Management
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.53%) IT Strategy
9 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) MCSE
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.12%) MCSA
3 8 (9.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.18%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) VCP5
6 1 (1.18%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) GCP
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (68.24%) Hyper-V
2 53 (62.35%) Active Directory
3 50 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (17.65%) XenApp
5 6 (7.06%) Firmware
6 5 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.88%) vSphere
7 4 (4.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) SCSM
2 5 (5.88%) SCCM
3 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.71%) SCOM
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.53%) Opsview
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Nagios
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (1.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) VMware
2 52 (61.18%) NetApp
3 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
4 22 (25.88%) Citrix
5 18 (21.18%) Cisco
6 16 (18.82%) HP
7 13 (15.29%) CommVault
7 13 (15.29%) EMC
8 12 (14.12%) Dell Compellent
9 10 (11.76%) 3PAR
10 9 (10.59%) Civica
10 9 (10.59%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (7.06%) Veeam
12 5 (5.88%) Brocade
13 4 (4.71%) arcserve
13 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.71%) Dell
13 4 (4.71%) IBM
13 4 (4.71%) Veritas
14 3 (3.53%) Symantec
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