Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VSAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAN over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 959 1018 1144
Rank change year-on-year +59 +126 +60
Permanent jobs citing VSAN 112 148 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.090% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.60% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 101 117 39
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £27,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +62.50% -42.86%

VSAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,451 24,518 27,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.60% 14.90% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,419 19,413 22,536
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VSAN
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VSAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VSAN in the UK

VSAN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VSAN in the UK

VSAN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSAN over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for VSAN in the UK

VSAN
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAN within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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 +94 111 £52,500 -12.50% 21
UK excluding London +70 66 £48,750 -25.00% 15
London +63 38 £70,000 +27.27% 6
North of England +27 27 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South West +12 18 £30,000 -53.85%
North West +35 15 £52,500 +40.00% 3
South East +49 12 £65,000 -3.70% 9
Yorkshire - 12 £38,500 - 2
East of England +76 8 - -
Midlands +30 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands +20 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing VSAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VSAN.

1 108 (96.43%) VMware
2 72 (64.29%) Windows
3 63 (56.25%) Azure
4 61 (54.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
6 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
6 50 (44.64%) Veeam
7 47 (41.96%) vSphere
7 47 (41.96%) PowerShell
7 47 (41.96%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (41.96%) Cisco
7 47 (41.96%) VMware NSX
8 46 (41.07%) Windows Server
9 41 (36.61%) AWS
10 40 (35.71%) ITIL
10 40 (35.71%) Data Centre
11 36 (32.14%) vRealize
11 36 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (32.14%) SCCM
12 31 (27.68%) Dell
13 30 (26.79%) HP
13 30 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 29 (25.89%) Linux
15 28 (25.00%) Firewall
16 26 (23.21%) Office 365
17 25 (22.32%) Replication
18 24 (21.43%) SAN
19 22 (19.64%) Citrix
19 22 (19.64%) Capacity Management
19 22 (19.64%) Presales

VSAN
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 10 (8.93%) Confluence
1 10 (8.93%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (56.25%) Azure
2 41 (36.61%) AWS
3 26 (23.21%) Office 365
4 15 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.36%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (5.36%) IaaS
5 6 (5.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.00%) Firewall
2 24 (21.43%) SAN
3 16 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 15 (13.39%) DNS
4 15 (13.39%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (10.71%) FCoE
5 12 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (9.82%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (9.82%) LAN
7 10 (8.93%) Skype
7 10 (8.93%) VLAN
8 9 (8.04%) WAN
9 8 (7.14%) DHCP
9 8 (7.14%) NAS
9 8 (7.14%) VPN
10 4 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.57%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.57%) NX-OS
10 4 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) JIRA
2 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (8.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (23.21%) Consultant
3 14 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.14%) Architect
4 8 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
5 7 (6.25%) Analyst
5 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) Flash
1 12 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 25 (22.32%) Replication
3 16 (14.29%) FlexPod
4 9 (8.04%) Public Cloud
5 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (5.36%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (3.57%) Clustering
7 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (64.29%) Windows
2 46 (41.07%) Windows Server
3 29 (25.89%) Linux
4 17 (15.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
6 8 (7.14%) Unix
6 8 (7.14%) VMS
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 10
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.79%) CentOS
10 2 (1.79%) Fedora
11 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) ITIL
2 30 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (19.64%) Capacity Management
3 22 (19.64%) Presales
4 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
6 16 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 15 (13.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (12.50%) Migration
9 13 (11.61%) Project Management
9 13 (11.61%) Storage Management
10 12 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.82%) Commercial Awareness
11 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.82%) Service Management
12 10 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (8.93%) Scrum
13 8 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.96%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.29%) C
3 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.04%) SQL
5 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (2.68%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (32.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (16.96%) CCNA
2 19 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (14.29%) MCSE
5 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (5.36%) Degree
7 6 (5.36%) HP ASE
7 6 (5.36%) HP MASE
8 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.46%) VCP6
9 4 (3.57%) MCSA
9 4 (3.57%) NCDA
9 4 (3.57%) NCIE
9 4 (3.57%) VCAP
10 3 (2.68%) CCNP
10 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) PMO
2 11 (9.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) NCSC
3 2 (1.79%) NIST
3 2 (1.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 61 (54.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 47 (41.96%) VMware ESXi
3 47 (41.96%) VMware NSX
3 47 (41.96%) vSphere
4 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 15 (13.39%) NFS
6 12 (10.71%) XenApp
7 11 (9.82%) Docker
8 8 (7.14%) VirtualBox
8 8 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.46%) vCloud
10 4 (3.57%) Firmware
11 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.79%) SRDF
13 1 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (32.14%) SCCM
1 36 (32.14%) vRealize
2 16 (14.29%) Ansible
3 15 (13.39%) vCenter Server
4 12 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (10.71%) Puppet
5 11 (9.82%) Kubernetes
6 9 (8.04%) Avamar
7 7 (6.25%) Backup Exec
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (5.36%) Terraform
8 6 (5.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 5 (4.46%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (2.68%) PowerCLI
10 3 (2.68%) SCOM
10 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (96.43%) VMware
2 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
3 50 (44.64%) Veeam
4 47 (41.96%) Cisco
5 31 (27.68%) Dell
6 30 (26.79%) HP
7 22 (19.64%) Citrix
8 19 (16.96%) EMC
9 16 (14.29%) NetApp
10 9 (8.04%) Brocade
11 8 (7.14%) 3PAR
12 6 (5.36%) EqualLogic
12 6 (5.36%) Fortinet
12 6 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
13 5 (4.46%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
13 5 (4.46%) SonicWALL
14 4 (3.57%) Fujitsu
14 4 (3.57%) Okta