The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 149 112
Rank change year-on-year -59 -37  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1354 2331 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 2.23% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.93% 12.86% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1924 2476
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in the UK

SAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAN in the UK

SAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAN in the UK

SAN
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -64 1254 £43,000 -4.44% 139
London -24 497 £50,000 -4.76% 48
South East -97 232 £42,713 -2.92% 25
Yorkshire -9 137 £37,500 -2.59% 10
East of England -44 102 £45,000 +17.64% 9
West Yorkshire -23 97 £38,500 - 7
City of London +43 93 £58,250 +10.95% 11
West Midlands +7 82 £40,000 - 5
North West -30 81 £37,500 -15.25% 21
East Midlands -25 72 £42,500 +11.84% 11
Leeds -16 64 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Berkshire -32 60 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Hampshire -43 52 £42,500 - 4
Surrey -40 44 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Manchester -43 41 £37,500 -16.66% 6
South West -54 39 £28,750 -17.85% 7
Hertfordshire -34 36 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Reading -8 35 £47,500 +3.26% 4
Cambridgeshire +18 34 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Northamptonshire -8 32 £40,000 - 2
Northampton -3 31 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland -19 30 £42,000 +5.00% 3
South Wales -6 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wales -21 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cheshire +15 25 £35,750 -10.62% 9
Birmingham +8 25 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Nottingham +24 24 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Nottinghamshire +21 24 £42,500 +9.67% 6
South Yorkshire +9 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire 0 20 £32,500 -23.52% 2

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAN.

1 1936 (68.34%) VMware
2 1913 (67.53%) Windows
3 1375 (48.54%) Active Directory
4 1298 (45.82%) Microsoft
5 1220 (43.06%) Windows Server
6 1212 (42.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1062 (37.49%) Cisco
8 867 (30.60%) Firewall
9 861 (30.39%) Linux
10 843 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 828 (29.23%) Hyper-V
12 792 (27.96%) MS Exchange
13 717 (25.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 702 (24.78%) Citrix
15 675 (23.83%) MS Excel
16 657 (23.19%) SQL Server
17 635 (22.41%) HP
18 626 (22.10%) ITIL
18 626 (22.10%) NAS
19 583 (20.58%) NetApp
20 580 (20.47%) Data Centre
21 577 (20.37%) SQL
22 575 (20.30%) WAN
23 572 (20.19%) LAN
24 527 (18.60%) DNS
25 511 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
26 492 (17.37%) Finance
27 490 (17.30%) Office 365
28 412 (14.54%) vSphere
29 404 (14.26%) DHCP

SAN
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
1 792 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 378 (13.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 361 (12.74%) IIS
4 333 (11.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 240 (8.47%) SharePoint
6 196 (6.92%) Apache
7 149 (5.26%) Tomcat
8 117 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 108 (3.81%) Skype for Business
10 77 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 67 (2.36%) WebSphere
12 51 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 39 (1.38%) OpenStack
15 36 (1.27%) JBoss
16 31 (1.09%) DataSynapse
17 22 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 22 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
18 21 (0.74%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 675 (23.83%) MS Excel
2 199 (7.02%) MS Office
3 31 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.071%) Abaqus
6 2 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.071%) Autodesk Smoke
6 2 (0.071%) Baselight
6 2 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 31 (1.09%) RMDS
2 25 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Relativity
8 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 490 (17.30%) Office 365
2 355 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 333 (11.75%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (3.46%) IaaS
5 87 (3.07%) PaaS
6 51 (1.80%) SaaS
7 40 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (1.24%) Mimecast
9 31 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.39%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.32%) G Suite
15 6 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.21%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.11%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.071%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 867 (30.60%) Firewall
2 626 (22.10%) NAS
3 575 (20.30%) WAN
4 572 (20.19%) LAN
5 527 (18.60%) DNS
6 404 (14.26%) DHCP
7 343 (12.11%) TCP/IP
8 300 (10.59%) VPN
9 290 (10.24%) iSCSI
10 227 (8.01%) VLAN
11 207 (7.31%) Fibre Channel
12 203 (7.17%) VoIP
13 166 (5.86%) Wireless
14 135 (4.77%) Internet
15 134 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (3.07%) LDAP
17 86 (3.04%) SSL
18 82 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 82 (2.89%) WLAN
19 72 (2.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 191 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 160 (5.65%) MySQL
4 102 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 57 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 50 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 44 (1.55%) HBase
11 36 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 30 (1.06%) DB2
14 28 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 27 (0.95%) OLTP
16 24 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.71%) JIRA
4 19 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.46%) Hudson
6 11 (0.39%) Subversion
7 10 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.28%) MSI
8 8 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (0.28%) WinDbg
9 7 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.14%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.11%) Ant
11 3 (0.11%) Maven
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.071%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.071%) NuGet
12 2 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.071%) WebLOAD
General
1 492 (17.37%) Finance
2 112 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 99 (3.49%) Banking
4 65 (2.29%) Marketing
5 52 (1.84%) Retail
6 46 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.27%) Law
8 34 (1.20%) Games
8 34 (1.20%) Legal
9 32 (1.13%) Back Office
10 28 (0.99%) Electronics
11 27 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.78%) Advertising
13 18 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.39%) Front Office
16 10 (0.35%) Automotive
17 8 (0.28%) Military
18 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 587 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 328 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 323 (11.40%) Analyst
4 286 (10.10%) Administrator
5 267 (9.42%) Architect
6 254 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 217 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 207 (7.31%) Systems Administrator
9 187 (6.60%) IT Engineer
10 166 (5.86%) Infrastructure Support
10 166 (5.86%) VMware Engineer
11 160 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 157 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
13 154 (5.44%) IT Support
14 152 (5.37%) Network Engineer
15 150 (5.29%) Support Analyst
16 143 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
17 140 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
18 134 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 131 (4.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.39%) Middleware
2 83 (2.93%) Web Services
3 50 (1.76%) HTML
4 49 (1.73%) .NET
4 49 (1.73%) LAMP
5 47 (1.66%) XML
6 32 (1.13%) XSLT
7 31 (1.09%) Rendezvous
7 31 (1.09%) Ultra Messaging
8 30 (1.06%) Flash
9 13 (0.46%) Kafka
9 13 (0.46%) MAPI
10 12 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.39%) EDI
11 11 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.28%) POSIX
14 7 (0.25%) Ajax
14 7 (0.25%) CSS
14 7 (0.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 580 (20.47%) Data Centre
2 268 (9.46%) Clustering
3 152 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (4.52%) Replication
5 106 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 100 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 81 (2.86%) Driving Licence
8 72 (2.54%) EMC VNX
9 69 (2.44%) Public Cloud
10 58 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 55 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 53 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 44 (1.55%) iPad
14 41 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
15 38 (1.34%) PKI
16 35 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
17 31 (1.09%) Blackberry
18 26 (0.92%) NHS
18 26 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
19 24 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1913 (67.53%) Windows
2 1220 (43.06%) Windows Server
3 861 (30.39%) Linux
4 843 (29.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 717 (25.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 351 (12.39%) Unix
7 323 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 235 (8.30%) Windows 7
9 220 (7.77%) Solaris
10 198 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 125 (4.41%) CentOS
12 112 (3.95%) Windows 10
13 77 (2.72%) Ubuntu
14 69 (2.44%) Mac OS X
15 47 (1.66%) Windows 8
16 46 (1.62%) AIX
17 34 (1.20%) OpenVMS
17 34 (1.20%) Windows XP
18 33 (1.16%) HPUX
19 32 (1.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (22.10%) ITIL
2 358 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 221 (7.80%) Migration
4 174 (6.14%) Project Management
5 173 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (6.11%) High Availability
6 159 (5.61%) Presales
7 158 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
8 146 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 132 (4.66%) Service Management
10 128 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 127 (4.48%) Load Balancing
12 121 (4.27%) DevOps
13 115 (4.06%) PRINCE2
14 113 (3.99%) Change Control
15 108 (3.81%) Data Protection
16 97 (3.42%) Business Continuity
16 97 (3.42%) Change Management
17 87 (3.07%) IT Strategy
17 87 (3.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 577 (20.37%) SQL
2 330 (11.65%) PowerShell
3 123 (4.34%) Perl
4 122 (4.31%) Python
5 114 (4.02%) Java
6 106 (3.74%) Shell Script
7 92 (3.25%) Bash Shell
8 45 (1.59%) Ruby
9 44 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.24%) C
11 24 (0.85%) VBScript
12 23 (0.81%) VB
13 20 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 17 (0.60%) C#
14 17 (0.60%) Korn
15 16 (0.56%) PHP
16 15 (0.53%) AWK
17 14 (0.49%) C++
18 10 (0.35%) Go
19 9 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 511 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 375 (13.24%) MCSE
3 321 (11.33%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (8.65%) CCNA
5 238 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 227 (8.01%) Degree
7 141 (4.98%) MCSA
8 134 (4.73%) CCNP
9 97 (3.42%) MCITP
10 89 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
11 80 (2.82%) MCP
12 57 (2.01%) CCA
13 52 (1.84%) Security Cleared
14 44 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (1.27%) SC Cleared
16 22 (0.78%) RHCE
16 22 (0.78%) VCP5
17 18 (0.64%) CCIE
18 15 (0.53%) MCTS
18 15 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (7.77%) SLA
2 82 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 39 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.27%) QA
5 6 (0.21%) PMO
6 3 (0.11%) COBIT
6 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.035%) EMIR
8 1 (0.035%) GCP
8 1 (0.035%) GMP
8 1 (0.035%) GPG13
8 1 (0.035%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.035%) MiFID
8 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1375 (48.54%) Active Directory
2 1212 (42.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 828 (29.23%) Hyper-V
4 412 (14.54%) vSphere
5 296 (10.45%) XenApp
6 170 (6.00%) VMware ESX
7 140 (4.94%) XenDesktop
8 138 (4.87%) NFS
9 112 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
10 92 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
11 85 (3.00%) Terminal Services
12 75 (2.65%) KVM
13 66 (2.33%) Xen
14 60 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
15 59 (2.08%) Docker
15 59 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
15 59 (2.08%) XenServer
16 55 (1.94%) SRDF
17 40 (1.41%) Firmware
18 34 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 267 (9.42%) SCCM
2 176 (6.21%) SCOM
3 146 (5.15%) Puppet
4 144 (5.08%) NetBackup
5 129 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 99 (3.49%) Nagios
7 95 (3.35%) Ansible
8 86 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 66 (2.33%) WSUS
11 37 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
12 32 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 30 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
14 29 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
15 26 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
15 26 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
16 23 (0.81%) SCDPM
17 22 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
18 21 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
18 21 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1936 (68.34%) VMware
2 1298 (45.82%) Microsoft
3 1062 (37.49%) Cisco
4 702 (24.78%) Citrix
5 635 (22.41%) HP
6 583 (20.58%) NetApp
7 383 (13.52%) EMC
8 285 (10.06%) Oracle
9 275 (9.71%) Red Hat
10 228 (8.05%) Dell
11 206 (7.27%) Veeam
12 168 (5.93%) IBM
13 137 (4.84%) Juniper
14 121 (4.27%) Brocade
14 121 (4.27%) SolarWinds
15 118 (4.17%) CheckPoint
16 111 (3.92%) 3PAR
17 98 (3.46%) Symantec
18 85 (3.00%) SonicWALL
19 77 (2.72%) Veritas
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Ameris
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension contribution.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago