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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 162 129
Rank change year-on-year -43 -33  
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1485 2088 2714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 2.12% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 12.56% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1766 2271
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 14378 16628 19302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.91% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11702 13814 15724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,993 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -42 1400 £45,000 - 167
London -39 614 £55,750 +6.19% 72
South East -61 223 £42,500 -10.05% 30
Yorkshire -42 129 £40,000 - 14
East of England +16 121 £42,500 -5.55% 9
City of London +37 109 £52,500 -4.54% 15
West Yorkshire -27 93 £40,000 - 13
North West -51 93 £40,000 -11.11% 15
West Midlands -6 88 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands +2 66 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South West -34 58 £35,000 - 8
Surrey -20 57 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Leeds -35 57 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Berkshire -38 52 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Hertfordshire -10 48 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hampshire -25 47 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Manchester -41 41 £39,000 -13.33% 9
Cheshire -3 39 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 36 £32,500 - 6
Scotland -5 36 £36,500 -14.11% 6
Birmingham -8 34 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Coventry 0 31 £37,500 -7.97% 3
Nottinghamshire +18 29 £45,000 +36.36%
Nottingham +14 29 £45,000 +36.36%
Warrington +9 25 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Essex -4 24 £47,500 +46.15%
Northamptonshire -13 24 £33,250 -16.87% 2
North Yorkshire -1 23 £40,000 -
Cambridge -5 23 £33,250 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 20 £35,000 +11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2014 (71.93%) VMware
2 2012 (71.86%) Windows
3 1483 (52.96%) Active Directory
4 1345 (48.04%) Microsoft
5 1306 (46.64%) Windows Server
6 1183 (42.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1040 (37.14%) Cisco
8 968 (34.57%) Firewall
9 915 (32.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 900 (32.14%) Linux
11 857 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 825 (29.46%) MS Exchange
13 810 (28.93%) Hyper-V
14 713 (25.46%) Citrix
15 660 (23.57%) DNS
16 641 (22.89%) ITIL
17 625 (22.32%) HP
18 621 (22.18%) SQL Server
19 575 (20.54%) NAS
20 559 (19.96%) SQL
21 539 (19.25%) WAN
21 539 (19.25%) Office 365
22 517 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 515 (18.39%) NetApp
24 492 (17.57%) LAN
24 492 (17.57%) DHCP
25 488 (17.43%) Data Centre
26 462 (16.50%) vSphere
27 455 (16.25%) Finance
28 442 (15.79%) 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
1 825 (29.46%) MS Exchange
2 383 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 321 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 283 (10.11%) IIS
5 240 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 182 (6.50%) Apache
7 118 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 117 (4.18%) Skype for Business
9 110 (3.93%) Tomcat
10 71 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.11%) JBoss
11 31 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 29 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (0.86%) SAS
15 22 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
18 12 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
19 11 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 178 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.14%) Abaqus
7 2 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.25%) RMDS
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.036%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 539 (19.25%) Office 365
2 442 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 331 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (3.29%) IaaS
5 77 (2.75%) PaaS
6 67 (2.39%) SaaS
7 50 (1.79%) Mimecast
8 35 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.32%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.21%) Joyent
17 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 4 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 968 (34.57%) Firewall
2 660 (23.57%) DNS
3 575 (20.54%) NAS
4 539 (19.25%) WAN
5 492 (17.57%) DHCP
5 492 (17.57%) LAN
6 420 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 341 (12.18%) VPN
8 306 (10.93%) iSCSI
9 272 (9.71%) VLAN
10 201 (7.18%) VoIP
11 154 (5.50%) Wireless
12 147 (5.25%) Fibre Channel
13 143 (5.11%) Internet
14 133 (4.75%) Cisco ASA
15 116 (4.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 99 (3.54%) MPLS
17 96 (3.43%) LDAP
18 95 (3.39%) SNMP
19 83 (2.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 225 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 161 (5.75%) MySQL
4 92 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 84 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 71 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 60 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 39 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 36 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 32 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
15 25 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 21 (0.75%) Relational Database
18 20 (0.71%) MariaDB
19 19 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
20 18 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.71%) Subversion
4 17 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (0.43%) JIRA
7 11 (0.39%) WinDbg
8 10 (0.36%) MSI
9 8 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.29%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.25%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.21%) Maven
12 5 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.18%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.14%) GCC
13 4 (0.14%) NuGet
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
15 1 (0.036%) Ant
General
1 455 (16.25%) Finance
2 137 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.04%) Law
4 73 (2.61%) Banking
5 70 (2.50%) Legal
6 57 (2.04%) Marketing
7 48 (1.71%) Retail
8 45 (1.61%) Back Office
9 41 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.93%) Games
11 22 (0.79%) Advertising
12 20 (0.71%) Electronics
13 15 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.36%) Automotive
16 9 (0.32%) Military
17 7 (0.25%) Billing
18 6 (0.21%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 700 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 314 (11.21%) Analyst
3 307 (10.96%) Administrator
4 277 (9.89%) Support Engineer
5 235 (8.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 212 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 208 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
8 189 (6.75%) Systems Engineer
9 187 (6.68%) Architect
10 176 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
11 170 (6.07%) Infrastructure Support
12 168 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
13 167 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 155 (5.54%) IT Engineer
15 153 (5.46%) Support Analyst
16 141 (5.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 136 (4.86%) Network Engineer
18 132 (4.71%) Consultant
19 120 (4.29%) Storage Engineer
20 119 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (2.50%) Web Services
2 59 (2.11%) Middleware
3 58 (2.07%) LAMP
4 46 (1.64%) .NET
5 26 (0.93%) SAML
6 24 (0.86%) XML
7 20 (0.71%) XMPP
8 17 (0.61%) Software Packaging
9 15 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (0.50%) Kafka
11 13 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (0.43%) HTML
12 12 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 9 (0.32%) 802.1X
13 9 (0.32%) Regular Expression
14 8 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (0.29%) POSIX
15 7 (0.25%) Flash
15 7 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
15 7 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 488 (17.43%) Data Centre
2 264 (9.43%) Clustering
3 145 (5.18%) Replication
4 132 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 130 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 109 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 75 (2.68%) EMC VNX
8 65 (2.32%) PKI
9 64 (2.29%) Public Cloud
10 63 (2.25%) Private Cloud
11 60 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 49 (1.75%) Driving Licence
13 47 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
14 43 (1.54%) Hedge funds
15 41 (1.46%) iPad
16 40 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
17 39 (1.39%) Blackberry
18 34 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (1.00%) HP Storage
20 25 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2012 (71.86%) Windows
2 1306 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 915 (32.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 900 (32.14%) Linux
5 857 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 318 (11.36%) Unix
7 311 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 303 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 230 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 195 (6.96%) CentOS
11 181 (6.46%) Windows 10
12 145 (5.18%) Solaris
13 90 (3.21%) Ubuntu
14 76 (2.71%) Windows 8
15 64 (2.29%) AIX
16 53 (1.89%) Windows XP
17 41 (1.46%) Debian
18 31 (1.11%) Apple iOS
19 30 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
20 29 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (22.89%) ITIL
2 374 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 174 (6.21%) High Availability
4 172 (6.14%) Migration
5 171 (6.11%) Project Management
6 168 (6.00%) DevOps
7 152 (5.43%) Service Delivery
8 136 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 136 (4.86%) Presales
9 125 (4.46%) Business Continuity
10 122 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
11 120 (4.29%) Service Management
12 115 (4.11%) Load Balancing
13 114 (4.07%) Capacity Planning
13 114 (4.07%) Mentoring
14 113 (4.04%) Change Management
15 110 (3.93%) Change Control
16 105 (3.75%) Configuration Management
17 104 (3.71%) Problem Management
18 90 (3.21%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 559 (19.96%) SQL
2 355 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 126 (4.50%) Perl
4 119 (4.25%) Python
5 104 (3.71%) Shell Script
6 95 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 85 (3.04%) Java
8 53 (1.89%) C
9 38 (1.36%) VBScript
10 30 (1.07%) Ruby
11 29 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 26 (0.93%) Korn
13 24 (0.86%) PHP
14 18 (0.64%) VB
15 17 (0.61%) C#
15 17 (0.61%) JavaScript
16 11 (0.39%) AWK
16 11 (0.39%) Bourne shell
17 10 (0.36%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 517 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 351 (12.54%) MCSE
3 311 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 269 (9.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 235 (8.39%) CCNA
6 224 (8.00%) Degree
7 169 (6.04%) MCSA
8 146 (5.21%) CCNP
9 98 (3.50%) MCITP
10 94 (3.36%) MCP
11 85 (3.04%) Citrix Certification
12 68 (2.43%) Security Cleared
13 59 (2.11%) CCA
14 53 (1.89%) SC Cleared
15 48 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
17 29 (1.04%) RHCE
18 27 (0.96%) VCP5
19 26 (0.93%) CCIE
20 23 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (9.32%) SLA
2 72 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 38 (1.36%) QA
5 13 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.29%) PMO
8 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.21%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.14%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.11%) COBIT
13 2 (0.071%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.036%) GMP
14 1 (0.036%) GPG13
14 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1483 (52.96%) Active Directory
2 1183 (42.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 810 (28.93%) Hyper-V
4 462 (16.50%) vSphere
5 317 (11.32%) XenApp
6 288 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
7 118 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 112 (4.00%) NFS
9 97 (3.46%) Terminal Services
10 94 (3.36%) XenServer
11 89 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
12 77 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
13 51 (1.82%) KVM
14 38 (1.36%) DFS Replication
14 38 (1.36%) Docker
15 30 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
16 29 (1.04%) Terminal Server
16 29 (1.04%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.93%) vCloud
18 24 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 290 (10.36%) SCCM
2 178 (6.36%) SCOM
3 171 (6.11%) Puppet
4 135 (4.82%) Backup Exec
5 120 (4.29%) Nagios
6 111 (3.96%) Ansible
7 100 (3.57%) NetBackup
8 94 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
9 79 (2.82%) WSUS
10 66 (2.36%) vCenter Server
11 58 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
12 57 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
13 50 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 48 (1.71%) Oracle ZFS
15 44 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
16 29 (1.04%) Icinga
17 28 (1.00%) Control-M
18 27 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
18 27 (0.96%) SCSM
19 25 (0.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2014 (71.93%) VMware
2 1345 (48.04%) Microsoft
3 1040 (37.14%) Cisco
4 713 (25.46%) Citrix
5 625 (22.32%) HP
6 515 (18.39%) NetApp
7 329 (11.75%) Red Hat
8 307 (10.96%) EMC
9 260 (9.29%) Dell
10 242 (8.64%) Oracle
11 201 (7.18%) Veeam
12 127 (4.54%) Symantec
13 126 (4.50%) SolarWinds
14 120 (4.29%) IBM
15 112 (4.00%) Juniper
16 107 (3.82%) CheckPoint
17 94 (3.36%) 3PAR
17 94 (3.36%) SonicWALL
18 85 (3.04%) Brocade
19 83 (2.96%) F5
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
SFX
Salary: From £30,699 to £30,699 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Development
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Stepstone UK
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday