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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 150 111
Rank change year-on-year -63 -39  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1327 2295 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 2.22% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.81% 12.84% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1888 2497
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 £29,500 £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 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
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 27 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 27 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 -67 1227 £44,000 -2.22% 145
London -19 488 £50,000 -4.76% 54
South East -88 230 £42,500 -3.40% 26
Yorkshire -17 137 £37,500 -2.59% 10
East of England -36 99 £45,000 +17.64% 8
West Yorkshire -9 98 £38,500 - 7
City of London +48 93 £57,500 +9.52% 16
West Midlands +9 79 £43,000 +7.50% 6
North West -35 78 £37,500 -11.76% 18
East Midlands -24 70 £42,500 +11.84% 13
Leeds -14 66 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Berkshire -26 61 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Hampshire -47 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Surrey -44 42 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Manchester -40 40 £37,500 -15.25% 6
Hertfordshire -25 37 £45,000 +11.80% 1
Reading -1 35 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 34 £34,000 -15.00% 1
South West -63 34 £28,750 -17.85% 6
Northamptonshire -6 31 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Northampton -3 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South Wales -10 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Scotland -20 29 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wales -22 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cheshire +15 25 £35,750 -10.62% 5
Birmingham +4 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Nottingham +27 24 £42,500 +9.67% 6
Nottinghamshire +22 24 £42,500 +9.67% 6
South Yorkshire +6 21 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire -1 20 £32,500 -23.52% 2

SAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1940 (68.43%) VMware
2 1910 (67.37%) Windows
3 1375 (48.50%) Active Directory
4 1297 (45.75%) Microsoft
5 1217 (42.93%) Windows Server
6 1216 (42.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1059 (37.35%) Cisco
8 868 (30.62%) Firewall
9 861 (30.37%) Linux
10 841 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 818 (28.85%) Hyper-V
12 792 (27.94%) MS Exchange
13 711 (25.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 707 (24.94%) Citrix
15 672 (23.70%) MS Excel
16 651 (22.96%) SQL Server
17 636 (22.43%) NAS
18 633 (22.33%) HP
19 626 (22.08%) ITIL
20 582 (20.53%) WAN
20 582 (20.53%) NetApp
21 580 (20.46%) Data Centre
22 576 (20.32%) LAN
23 571 (20.14%) SQL
24 523 (18.45%) DNS
25 507 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 492 (17.35%) Finance
27 484 (17.07%) Office 365
28 413 (14.57%) vSphere
29 405 (14.29%) 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 (27.94%) MS Exchange
2 380 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 363 (12.80%) IIS
4 335 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 236 (8.32%) SharePoint
6 200 (7.05%) Apache
7 152 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 119 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 107 (3.77%) Skype for Business
10 76 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 69 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 51 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
13 49 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 39 (1.38%) OpenStack
15 38 (1.34%) JBoss
16 31 (1.09%) DataSynapse
17 23 (0.81%) WebLogic
18 22 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 22 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 672 (23.70%) MS Excel
2 200 (7.05%) MS Office
3 31 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.21%) MS Project
6 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Smoke
8 2 (0.071%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.071%) Baselight
8 2 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.035%) Autodesk Flame
9 1 (0.035%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.035%) Maya
9 1 (0.035%) NUKE
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
1 484 (17.07%) Office 365
2 347 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 331 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (3.46%) IaaS
5 87 (3.07%) PaaS
6 53 (1.87%) SaaS
7 39 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 30 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.85%) 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
1 868 (30.62%) Firewall
2 636 (22.43%) NAS
3 582 (20.53%) WAN
4 576 (20.32%) LAN
5 523 (18.45%) DNS
6 405 (14.29%) DHCP
7 346 (12.20%) TCP/IP
8 300 (10.58%) VPN
9 289 (10.19%) iSCSI
10 226 (7.97%) VLAN
11 213 (7.51%) Fibre Channel
12 203 (7.16%) VoIP
13 168 (5.93%) Wireless
14 136 (4.80%) Internet
15 132 (4.66%) Cisco ASA
16 90 (3.17%) LDAP
17 88 (3.10%) SSL
18 84 (2.96%) WLAN
19 80 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
20 71 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (22.96%) SQL Server
2 192 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 162 (5.71%) MySQL
4 102 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 57 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 51 (1.80%) 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 (1.23%) 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 20 (0.71%) Relational Database
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%) AQtime
12 2 (0.071%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.071%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.071%) WebLOAD
General
1 492 (17.35%) Finance
2 114 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 101 (3.56%) Banking
4 66 (2.33%) Marketing
5 52 (1.83%) Retail
6 46 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 36 (1.27%) Law
8 33 (1.16%) Games
9 32 (1.13%) Legal
10 31 (1.09%) Back Office
11 28 (0.99%) Electronics
12 27 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.71%) Advertising
14 18 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.39%) Front Office
17 10 (0.35%) Automotive
18 8 (0.28%) Military
19 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
20 6 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 580 (20.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 330 (11.64%) Support Engineer
3 325 (11.46%) Analyst
4 285 (10.05%) Administrator
5 267 (9.42%) Architect
6 254 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 216 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 206 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
9 188 (6.63%) IT Engineer
10 168 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
11 165 (5.82%) VMware Engineer
12 162 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 158 (5.57%) Windows Engineer
14 154 (5.43%) IT Support
15 151 (5.33%) Support Analyst
16 150 (5.29%) Network Engineer
17 143 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
18 138 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
19 134 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 131 (4.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.49%) Middleware
2 85 (3.00%) Web Services
3 51 (1.80%) HTML
3 51 (1.80%) LAMP
4 49 (1.73%) .NET
5 47 (1.66%) XML
6 32 (1.13%) Flash
6 32 (1.13%) XSLT
7 31 (1.09%) Rendezvous
7 31 (1.09%) Ultra Messaging
8 14 (0.49%) MAPI
9 13 (0.46%) Kafka
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%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 580 (20.46%) Data Centre
2 266 (9.38%) Clustering
3 153 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (4.62%) Replication
5 108 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 99 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 82 (2.89%) Driving Licence
8 76 (2.68%) EMC VNX
9 71 (2.50%) Public Cloud
10 58 (2.05%) Private Cloud
11 55 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 51 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 44 (1.55%) iPad
14 42 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (1.38%) PKI
16 34 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
17 32 (1.13%) Blackberry
18 27 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
19 26 (0.92%) NHS
20 24 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1910 (67.37%) Windows
2 1217 (42.93%) Windows Server
3 861 (30.37%) Linux
4 841 (29.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 711 (25.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 355 (12.52%) Unix
7 323 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 232 (8.18%) Windows 7
9 223 (7.87%) Solaris
10 201 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 121 (4.27%) CentOS
12 112 (3.95%) Windows 10
13 77 (2.72%) Ubuntu
14 71 (2.50%) Mac OS X
15 47 (1.66%) Windows 8
16 45 (1.59%) AIX
17 34 (1.20%) OpenVMS
18 33 (1.16%) HPUX
18 33 (1.16%) Windows XP
19 32 (1.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (22.08%) ITIL
2 355 (12.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 220 (7.76%) Migration
4 177 (6.24%) Project Management
5 175 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (6.00%) High Availability
7 159 (5.61%) Presales
8 158 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
9 139 (4.90%) Mentoring
10 128 (4.51%) Load Balancing
10 128 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 128 (4.51%) Service Management
11 122 (4.30%) DevOps
12 116 (4.09%) PRINCE2
13 111 (3.92%) Change Control
14 105 (3.70%) Data Protection
15 97 (3.42%) Business Continuity
15 97 (3.42%) Change Management
16 90 (3.17%) IT Strategy
17 85 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 571 (20.14%) SQL
2 329 (11.60%) PowerShell
3 126 (4.44%) Perl
4 123 (4.34%) Python
5 114 (4.02%) Java
6 105 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 95 (3.35%) Bash Shell
8 45 (1.59%) Ruby
9 44 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.23%) C
11 25 (0.88%) VBScript
12 22 (0.78%) 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
1 507 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 375 (13.23%) MCSE
3 321 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (8.64%) CCNA
5 236 (8.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 228 (8.04%) Degree
7 139 (4.90%) MCSA
8 132 (4.66%) CCNP
9 96 (3.39%) MCITP
10 88 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
11 81 (2.86%) MCP
12 56 (1.98%) CCA
13 51 (1.80%) Security Cleared
14 46 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.23%) SC Cleared
16 20 (0.71%) RHCE
16 20 (0.71%) VCP5
17 18 (0.63%) CCIE
18 15 (0.53%) VCP6
19 14 (0.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (7.62%) SLA
2 84 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.23%) 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%) 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 (48.50%) Active Directory
2 1216 (42.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 818 (28.85%) Hyper-V
4 413 (14.57%) vSphere
5 296 (10.44%) XenApp
6 172 (6.07%) VMware ESX
7 140 (4.94%) XenDesktop
8 139 (4.90%) NFS
9 115 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
10 93 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
11 84 (2.96%) Terminal Services
12 73 (2.57%) KVM
13 68 (2.40%) Xen
14 61 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
15 59 (2.08%) Docker
16 58 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
16 58 (2.05%) XenServer
17 55 (1.94%) SRDF
18 39 (1.38%) Firmware
19 34 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 265 (9.35%) SCCM
2 172 (6.07%) SCOM
3 149 (5.26%) Puppet
4 147 (5.19%) NetBackup
5 128 (4.51%) Backup Exec
6 98 (3.46%) Nagios
7 95 (3.35%) Ansible
8 86 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 65 (2.29%) WSUS
11 37 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
12 29 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
13 28 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
14 26 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
15 24 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 22 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
16 22 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
17 21 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
17 21 (0.74%) SCDPM
17 21 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1940 (68.43%) VMware
2 1297 (45.75%) Microsoft
3 1059 (37.35%) Cisco
4 707 (24.94%) Citrix
5 633 (22.33%) HP
6 582 (20.53%) NetApp
7 388 (13.69%) EMC
8 283 (9.98%) Oracle
9 274 (9.66%) Red Hat
10 222 (7.83%) Dell
11 205 (7.23%) Veeam
12 168 (5.93%) IBM
13 134 (4.73%) Juniper
14 124 (4.37%) Brocade
15 119 (4.20%) CheckPoint
16 115 (4.06%) SolarWinds
17 107 (3.77%) 3PAR
18 97 (3.42%) Symantec
19 85 (3.00%) SonicWALL
20 79 (2.79%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On call
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 20 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum Basix salary to £80,000 plus variabl
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus, holidays, pension, discounts, life assura
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago