Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 891 1025 1106
Rank change year-on-year +134 +81 +76
Permanent jobs citing VSAN 115 112 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.074% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 102 87 79
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,250 £44,850
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -26.92% +30.00% -28.57%

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 18,470 22,795 26,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.00% 15.06% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,560 17,838 21,545
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,525 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VSAN in the UK

VSAN
Top 15 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 26 February 2020. 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 +135 97 £57,500 -11.54% 24
UK excluding London +86 64 £47,500 -26.92% 26
London +80 37 £67,500 -10.00% 3
North of England +60 19 £47,500 +46.15% 8
South East +54 14 £65,000 -3.70% 4
North West +63 13 £49,482 +4.17% 6
Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 11 £42,500 -
South West +15 7 £31,500 -51.54% 7
East of England +61 6 £72,500 +100.00% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £39,500 -
Scotland +30 4 £67,500 - 5
West Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
North East +9 1 £49,482 +64.94% 2
Wales -4 1 £40,000 +3.90%

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 105 (91.30%) VMware
2 85 (73.91%) Windows
3 76 (66.09%) Active Directory
4 72 (62.61%) Microsoft
5 68 (59.13%) vSphere
6 66 (57.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (56.52%) Windows Server
8 60 (52.17%) Azure
8 60 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
9 49 (42.61%) Linux
10 48 (41.74%) VMware NSX
11 47 (40.87%) AWS
12 46 (40.00%) Office 365
13 43 (37.39%) Citrix
14 41 (35.65%) NetApp
15 40 (34.78%) vRealize
16 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
16 39 (33.91%) EMC
17 38 (33.04%) SCCM
18 37 (32.17%) NetScaler
19 34 (29.57%) XenApp
19 34 (29.57%) vCenter Server
20 33 (28.70%) Veeam
21 32 (27.83%) Firewall
22 31 (26.96%) XenDesktop
22 31 (26.96%) Hyper-V
23 30 (26.09%) PowerShell
23 30 (26.09%) SAN
23 30 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
24 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.48%) IIS
5 3 (2.61%) Confluence
5 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (52.17%) Azure
2 47 (40.87%) AWS
3 46 (40.00%) Office 365
4 30 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (5.22%) OneDrive
6 5 (4.35%) IaaS
7 3 (2.61%) SaaS
8 2 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (32.17%) NetScaler
2 32 (27.83%) Firewall
3 30 (26.09%) SAN
4 22 (19.13%) DNS
5 20 (17.39%) NAS
6 13 (11.30%) VLAN
7 11 (9.57%) DHCP
7 11 (9.57%) LAN
8 10 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (8.70%) WAN
9 9 (7.83%) ISDN
9 9 (7.83%) MPLS
9 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
10 8 (6.96%) Skype
10 8 (6.96%) VPN
11 7 (6.09%) OSPF
12 6 (5.22%) BGP
12 6 (5.22%) Internet
12 6 (5.22%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (3.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.61%) JIRA
1 3 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (18.26%) Public Sector
2 18 (15.65%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Finance
4 9 (7.83%) Legal
5 5 (4.35%) Law
6 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (26.09%) Consultant
2 26 (22.61%) Technical Consultant
3 22 (19.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (17.39%) Architect
5 19 (16.52%) Data Centre Consultant
6 18 (15.65%) Data Consultant
7 10 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.96%) VMware Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Azure Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Citrix Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Principal Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Principal Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) SAML
2 2 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.87%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.43%) Clustering
2 12 (10.43%) Replication
3 7 (6.09%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.22%) PKI
4 6 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.61%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.61%) iSeries
8 1 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.87%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 85 (73.91%) Windows
2 65 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 49 (42.61%) Linux
4 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (20.00%) Unix
5 23 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 13 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.22%) VMS
9 5 (4.35%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.48%) CentOS
11 3 (2.61%) AIX
11 3 (2.61%) Solaris
11 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.74%) Fedora
13 1 (0.87%) Android
13 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (18.26%) Service Delivery
4 20 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 20 (17.39%) Migration
5 17 (14.78%) ITIL
6 14 (12.17%) Presales
7 12 (10.43%) IT Strategy
8 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.70%) High Availability
10 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.22%) Change Control
11 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (5.22%) Network Design
11 6 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (5.22%) Project Delivery
11 6 (5.22%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (5.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.83%) SQL
3 7 (6.09%) Python
4 5 (4.35%) Perl
5 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (10.43%) CCNA
3 12 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.70%) CCNP
5 9 (7.83%) MCSE
6 6 (5.22%) MCITP
6 6 (5.22%) MCSA
6 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.48%) Degree
8 4 (3.48%) VCP6
9 3 (2.61%) MCP
9 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.74%) VCAP
11 1 (0.87%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.87%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.87%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) NCSC
3 2 (1.74%) NIST
3 2 (1.74%) RMADS
4 1 (0.87%) GxP
System Software
1 76 (66.09%) Active Directory
2 68 (59.13%) vSphere
3 66 (57.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (41.74%) VMware NSX
6 34 (29.57%) XenApp
7 31 (26.96%) Hyper-V
7 31 (26.96%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.96%) Xen
9 7 (6.09%) vCloud
9 7 (6.09%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (5.22%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (4.35%) Docker
12 3 (2.61%) NFS
12 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.74%) KVM
13 2 (1.74%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.87%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 40 (34.78%) vRealize
2 38 (33.04%) SCCM
3 34 (29.57%) vCenter Server
4 21 (18.26%) SCOM
5 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (9.57%) Ansible
7 9 (7.83%) Terraform
8 7 (6.09%) PowerCLI
8 7 (6.09%) Puppet
9 6 (5.22%) XenMobile
10 5 (4.35%) Avamar
10 5 (4.35%) Backup Exec
10 5 (4.35%) Kubernetes
11 4 (3.48%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (3.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (2.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (1.74%) Grafana
13 2 (1.74%) Kibana
13 2 (1.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 105 (91.30%) VMware
2 72 (62.61%) Microsoft
3 43 (37.39%) Citrix
4 41 (35.65%) NetApp
5 39 (33.91%) EMC
6 33 (28.70%) Veeam
7 25 (21.74%) Dell
8 23 (20.00%) Cisco
9 12 (10.43%) Zerto
10 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.22%) CommVault
11 6 (5.22%) HP
12 5 (4.35%) Fujitsu
12 5 (4.35%) Okta
12 5 (4.35%) Sun
13 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.61%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (2.61%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.61%) Trend Micro