Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SAN Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

SAN Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1128 1143 1169
Rank change year-on-year +15 +26 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a SAN Engineer 49 79 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.042% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.043% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 46 67 139
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.04% +12.94%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £34,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.77% -2.22% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

SAN Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAN Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN Engineer in the UK

SAN Engineer
Top 12 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England -3 49 £45,000 -5.26% 3
UK excluding London +49 36 £37,500 -14.77% 3
North of England +16 17 £35,000 -9.68% 2
London -17 13 £65,000 +30.00%
Midlands +35 9 £36,500 -8.75% 1
North West -13 9 £28,000 -34.12% 2
Yorkshire +36 8 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 - 1
South East +11 5 £45,000 -8.16%
East of England +7 3 £52,500 +50.00%
East Midlands +42 2 £55,500 +38.75%
South West -10 2 £25,000 -43.18%

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 49 (100.00%) SAN
2 32 (65.31%) VMware
3 30 (61.22%) Windows
4 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
6 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.69%) NetApp
7 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.61%) NAS
10 12 (24.49%) Linux
11 11 (22.45%) MCSE
11 11 (22.45%) EMC
11 11 (22.45%) vSphere
11 11 (22.45%) Office 365
12 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
12 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (18.37%) Veeam
12 9 (18.37%) Citrix
12 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
12 9 (18.37%) Finance
13 8 (16.33%) ITIL
14 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.29%) SQL
14 7 (14.29%) Cisco
14 7 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (12.24%) DNS

SAN Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.45%) Office 365
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (30.61%) NAS
3 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) VoIP
4 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
6 3 (6.12%) Skype
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Flash
2 1 (2.04%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Handset
3 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.24%) Time Management
3 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.12%) High Availability
4 3 (6.12%) Information Security
4 3 (6.12%) Information Security Management
4 3 (6.12%) Security Management
5 2 (4.08%) Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) Business Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.08%) Data Engineering
5 2 (4.08%) Data Strategy
5 2 (4.08%) IT Governance
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) VB
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.45%) MCSE
3 5 (10.20%) MCP
3 5 (10.20%) MCSA
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.45%) vSphere
4 7 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (12.24%) XenApp
6 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.08%) XenServer
8 1 (2.04%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.04%) vCloud
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCOM
2 5 (10.20%) NetVault Backup
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) NetApp
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) EMC
5 9 (18.37%) Citrix
5 9 (18.37%) Red Hat
5 9 (18.37%) Veeam
6 7 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
7 3 (6.12%) F5
7 3 (6.12%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) CommVault
9 1 (2.04%) AppSense
9 1 (2.04%) Brocade
9 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Veritas