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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 157 121
Rank change year-on-year -36 -36  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1468 2185 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 2.19% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.82% 12.86% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1828 2313
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  

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 13562 16990 19331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 17.04% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11012 14110 15523
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -41 1383 £45,000 - 153
London -13 606 £55,000 - 51
South East -67 222 £42,500 -5.55% 30
East of England +3 113 £42,000 -1.17% 12
Yorkshire -52 113 £40,000 +3.89% 11
City of London +53 110 £56,250 +6.13% 19
North West -26 107 £37,500 -16.66% 12
West Midlands +6 95 £40,000 - 16
West Yorkshire -44 83 £41,500 +7.79% 5
East Midlands +3 71 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Berkshire -32 69 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Leeds -27 54 £42,750 +11.03% 3
Cheshire +12 46 £37,250 -0.66% 7
South West -67 46 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Manchester -41 44 £38,250 -15.00% 4
Hampshire -24 42 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hertfordshire -13 39 £45,000 - 2
Surrey -34 37 £42,500 -10.52% 11
Nottingham +32 36 £45,000 +36.36% 5
Nottinghamshire +30 36 £45,000 +36.36% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 31 £32,500 -1.51% 9
Scotland -16 30 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Coventry -1 29 £40,000 -1.23% 13
Birmingham -10 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Reading -25 25 £45,000 -21.73% 6
Warrington +11 23 £34,000 -24.44% 5
Northamptonshire -21 22 £33,750 -15.62% 4
Essex -13 21 £40,000 +50.94%
Oxfordshire +2 20 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1966 (71.80%) VMware
2 1940 (70.85%) Windows
3 1400 (51.13%) Active Directory
4 1295 (47.30%) Microsoft
5 1257 (45.91%) Windows Server
6 1176 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 996 (36.38%) Cisco
8 907 (33.13%) Firewall
9 880 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 866 (31.63%) Linux
11 814 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 801 (29.25%) Hyper-V
13 797 (29.11%) MS Exchange
14 709 (25.89%) Citrix
15 621 (22.68%) SQL Server
16 609 (22.24%) HP
17 597 (21.80%) DNS
18 596 (21.77%) ITIL
19 575 (21.00%) NAS
20 561 (20.49%) SQL
21 547 (19.98%) NetApp
22 528 (19.28%) WAN
23 506 (18.48%) Office 365
24 504 (18.41%) LAN
25 500 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
26 489 (17.86%) Data Centre
27 460 (16.80%) Finance
28 454 (16.58%) DHCP
29 432 (15.78%) vSphere
30 408 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 797 (29.11%) MS Exchange
2 393 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 332 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 300 (10.96%) IIS
5 232 (8.47%) SharePoint
6 178 (6.50%) Apache
7 115 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 113 (4.13%) Tomcat
9 104 (3.80%) Skype for Business
10 72 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (1.35%) WebSphere
12 29 (1.06%) OpenStack
13 27 (0.99%) JBoss
14 26 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 23 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
16 21 (0.77%) SAS
17 20 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 14 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 180 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.15%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.073%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.037%) Autodesk Smoke
8 1 (0.037%) Baselight
8 1 (0.037%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.40%) RMDS
3 10 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.037%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 506 (18.48%) Office 365
2 408 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 326 (11.91%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (2.99%) IaaS
5 68 (2.48%) PaaS
6 59 (2.15%) SaaS
7 44 (1.61%) Mimecast
8 34 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.26%) G Suite
15 7 (0.26%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.26%) OneDrive
16 6 (0.22%) Joyent
16 6 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 907 (33.13%) Firewall
2 597 (21.80%) DNS
3 575 (21.00%) NAS
4 528 (19.28%) WAN
5 504 (18.41%) LAN
6 454 (16.58%) DHCP
7 374 (13.66%) TCP/IP
8 329 (12.02%) VPN
9 296 (10.81%) iSCSI
10 267 (9.75%) VLAN
11 201 (7.34%) VoIP
12 166 (6.06%) Wireless
13 153 (5.59%) Fibre Channel
14 140 (5.11%) Internet
15 121 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 90 (3.29%) LDAP
18 84 (3.07%) SNMP
19 83 (3.03%) MPLS
20 78 (2.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 218 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 153 (5.59%) MySQL
4 102 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 84 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 42 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 41 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 35 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 24 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 23 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (0.80%) HBase
17 21 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
17 21 (0.77%) Relational Database
18 15 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 36 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 16 (0.58%) Subversion
3 16 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (0.40%) JIRA
5 11 (0.40%) WinDbg
6 10 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.33%) MSI
7 9 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.15%) Maven
9 4 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.11%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.11%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.11%) GCC
10 3 (0.11%) Hudson
10 3 (0.11%) NuGet
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 460 (16.80%) Finance
2 130 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 84 (3.07%) Banking
4 70 (2.56%) Law
5 58 (2.12%) Legal
5 58 (2.12%) Marketing
6 48 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.61%) Retail
8 43 (1.57%) Back Office
9 25 (0.91%) Games
10 22 (0.80%) Electronics
11 20 (0.73%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.55%) Advertising
12 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.37%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.22%) Billing
15 6 (0.22%) Front Office
16 5 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 644 (23.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 329 (12.02%) Analyst
3 303 (11.07%) Administrator
4 285 (10.41%) Support Engineer
5 219 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 217 (7.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 212 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
8 196 (7.16%) Architect
9 179 (6.54%) Infrastructure Support
10 173 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 166 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 166 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
12 165 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
13 163 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
14 160 (5.84%) IT Engineer
15 136 (4.97%) Consultant
16 131 (4.78%) Network Engineer
17 129 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 129 (4.71%) Storage Engineer
18 120 (4.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (2.41%) Web Services
2 60 (2.19%) Middleware
3 49 (1.79%) LAMP
4 44 (1.61%) .NET
5 27 (0.99%) XML
6 20 (0.73%) HTML
7 15 (0.55%) Kafka
7 15 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 13 (0.47%) SAML
9 12 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (0.40%) Flash
10 11 (0.40%) MAPI
10 11 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (0.40%) Rendezvous
10 11 (0.40%) Ultra Messaging
10 11 (0.40%) XSLT
11 10 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 9 (0.33%) 802.1X
13 8 (0.29%) POSIX
13 8 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 489 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 259 (9.46%) Clustering
3 143 (5.22%) Replication
4 123 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 101 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 73 (2.67%) EMC VNX
8 61 (2.23%) Public Cloud
9 57 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 56 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 51 (1.86%) Driving Licence
12 50 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
13 45 (1.64%) iPad
14 43 (1.57%) PKI
15 38 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
16 36 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 35 (1.28%) Hedge funds
18 34 (1.24%) Blackberry
19 28 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
20 27 (0.99%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1940 (70.85%) Windows
2 1257 (45.91%) Windows Server
3 880 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 866 (31.63%) Linux
5 814 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 323 (11.80%) Unix
7 310 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 278 (10.15%) Windows 7
9 201 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 173 (6.32%) CentOS
11 150 (5.48%) Solaris
12 136 (4.97%) Windows 10
13 82 (2.99%) Ubuntu
14 58 (2.12%) AIX
15 56 (2.05%) Windows 8
16 46 (1.68%) Windows XP
17 38 (1.39%) Mac OS X
18 37 (1.35%) Debian
19 26 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
19 26 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (21.77%) ITIL
2 354 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 176 (6.43%) High Availability
4 170 (6.21%) Migration
5 157 (5.73%) Project Management
6 143 (5.22%) Presales
7 142 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 140 (5.11%) DevOps
9 123 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 120 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
11 118 (4.31%) Business Continuity
12 117 (4.27%) Service Management
13 116 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 111 (4.05%) Change Control
15 107 (3.91%) Load Balancing
16 99 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
16 99 (3.62%) Problem Management
17 97 (3.54%) Change Management
18 88 (3.21%) Configuration Management
19 86 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 561 (20.49%) SQL
2 332 (12.13%) PowerShell
3 114 (4.16%) Perl
4 110 (4.02%) Python
5 106 (3.87%) Shell Script
6 91 (3.32%) Java
7 87 (3.18%) Bash Shell
8 45 (1.64%) C
9 33 (1.21%) Ruby
10 32 (1.17%) VBScript
11 29 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 24 (0.88%) Korn
12 24 (0.88%) VB
13 22 (0.80%) JavaScript
14 20 (0.73%) PHP
15 17 (0.62%) C#
16 14 (0.51%) AWK
17 12 (0.44%) C++
18 9 (0.33%) Bourne shell
19 8 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 500 (18.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 348 (12.71%) MCSE
3 289 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (9.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 224 (8.18%) Degree
6 216 (7.89%) CCNA
7 154 (5.62%) MCSA
8 138 (5.04%) CCNP
9 90 (3.29%) MCITP
10 84 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
11 79 (2.89%) MCP
12 61 (2.23%) CCA
13 57 (2.08%) Security Cleared
14 53 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.57%) SC Cleared
16 37 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
17 29 (1.06%) RHCE
18 26 (0.95%) VCP5
19 24 (0.88%) CCIE
20 22 (0.80%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (8.58%) SLA
2 71 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 52 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.42%) QA
5 9 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.26%) PMO
6 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.18%) ISO 22301
7 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.073%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.037%) EMIR
10 1 (0.037%) GMP
10 1 (0.037%) GPG13
10 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.037%) MiFID
System Software
1 1400 (51.13%) Active Directory
2 1176 (42.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 801 (29.25%) Hyper-V
4 432 (15.78%) vSphere
5 314 (11.47%) XenApp
6 262 (9.57%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 110 (4.02%) NFS
9 95 (3.47%) Terminal Services
10 90 (3.29%) XenServer
11 86 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
12 70 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
13 60 (2.19%) KVM
14 46 (1.68%) Docker
15 35 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
16 34 (1.24%) Terminal Server
17 32 (1.17%) Xen
18 30 (1.10%) VMware Server
19 28 (1.02%) DFS Replication
19 28 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 288 (10.52%) SCCM
2 179 (6.54%) SCOM
3 151 (5.51%) Puppet
4 129 (4.71%) Backup Exec
5 108 (3.94%) Nagios
6 106 (3.87%) NetBackup
7 102 (3.73%) Ansible
8 87 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
9 71 (2.59%) WSUS
10 69 (2.52%) vCenter Server
11 54 (1.97%) Microsoft Clustering
12 46 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 45 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 42 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
15 39 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
16 26 (0.95%) Icinga
17 24 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
17 24 (0.88%) SCSM
18 22 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
18 22 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1966 (71.80%) VMware
2 1295 (47.30%) Microsoft
3 996 (36.38%) Cisco
4 709 (25.89%) Citrix
5 609 (22.24%) HP
6 547 (19.98%) NetApp
7 321 (11.72%) EMC
8 303 (11.07%) Red Hat
9 249 (9.09%) Oracle
10 244 (8.91%) Dell
11 200 (7.30%) Veeam
12 122 (4.46%) SolarWinds
13 116 (4.24%) IBM
13 116 (4.24%) Symantec
14 114 (4.16%) Juniper
15 108 (3.94%) 3PAR
15 108 (3.94%) CheckPoint
16 102 (3.73%) Brocade
17 97 (3.54%) SonicWALL
18 80 (2.92%) F5
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + excellnt benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £27500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 34k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eze Castle Integration
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Morson International
Salary: £34000 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension, Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago