Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 128 177
Rank change year-on-year -47 +49 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAN 83 29 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.25% 1.08% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 7.40% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 15 97
10th Percentile £29,900 " £30,350
25th Percentile £34,688 £26,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +29.23% -13.33% -6.25%
75th Percentile £52,875 £38,125 £47,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -5.26%

SAN 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 advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,156 392 1,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.39% 14.64% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 877 312 1,052
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,640 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,280 £34,813 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.36% +11.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,975 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.31% +12.37% -2.11%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -48 52 £42,000 +52.73% 12
North Yorkshire +10 14 £51,000 +10.27% 3
South Yorkshire -42 14 £29,900 -8.00% 4
East Yorkshire - 2 £45,500 -
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing SAN 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 across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 68 (81.93%) Windows
2 65 (78.31%) VMware
3 56 (67.47%) Windows Server
4 54 (65.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (60.24%) Microsoft 365
5 50 (60.24%) Microsoft
6 49 (59.04%) Azure
7 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
8 39 (46.99%) Hyper-V
9 36 (43.37%) Veeam
10 35 (42.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 33 (39.76%) Cisco
12 32 (38.55%) Firewall
13 31 (37.35%) SQL
14 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (32.53%) DNS
17 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2016
18 24 (28.92%) DHCP
18 24 (28.92%) ITIL
19 23 (27.71%) Disaster Recovery
20 21 (25.30%) SCCM
21 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
21 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
21 20 (24.10%) LAN
21 20 (24.10%) VPN
21 20 (24.10%) SLA
21 20 (24.10%) Citrix
22 19 (22.89%) Dell
22 19 (22.89%) Change Management

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 50 (60.24%) Microsoft 365
2 49 (59.04%) Azure
3 15 (18.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (14.46%) AWS
5 10 (12.05%) IaaS
6 6 (7.23%) Cohesity
6 6 (7.23%) PaaS
6 6 (7.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Akamai
7 2 (2.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) Firewall
2 27 (32.53%) DNS
3 24 (28.92%) DHCP
4 20 (24.10%) LAN
4 20 (24.10%) VPN
5 17 (20.48%) WAN
6 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
7 12 (14.46%) VLAN
8 11 (13.25%) Skype
9 10 (12.05%) NAS
10 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.64%) iSCSI
12 7 (8.43%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (7.23%) Cisco Firepower
14 5 (6.02%) MPLS
15 4 (4.82%) BGP
15 4 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (4.82%) IPsec
15 4 (4.82%) VoIP
15 4 (4.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Social Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (9.64%) Analyst
2 8 (9.64%) Consultant
2 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) IT Consultant
4 6 (7.23%) Presales Consultant
4 6 (7.23%) Presales Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
5 5 (6.02%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) LAMP
3 2 (2.41%) LDAP
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) Replication
3 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.23%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) CMDB
5 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Life Science
6 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (81.93%) Windows
2 56 (67.47%) Windows Server
3 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (18.07%) Linux
7 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (10.84%) Windows 10
9 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.61%) Unix
12 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.20%) AIX
13 1 (1.20%) Android
13 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (28.92%) ITIL
3 23 (27.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (22.89%) Change Management
5 18 (21.69%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (15.66%) Availability Management
6 13 (15.66%) High Availability
7 11 (13.25%) Capacity Management
7 11 (13.25%) Migration
8 10 (12.05%) Presales
9 9 (10.84%) Project Delivery
9 9 (10.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (9.64%) Storage Management
11 7 (8.43%) Business Continuity
12 6 (7.23%) Commercial Awareness
12 6 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.23%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (7.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 3 (3.61%) Python
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) MCSE
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.02%) CCNA
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) CCNP
4 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.41%) MCSA
5 2 (2.41%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (2.41%) NCSC
4 2 (2.41%) PMO
5 1 (1.20%) Accessibility
5 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 54 (65.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (53.01%) Active Directory
3 39 (46.99%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.84%) vSphere
5 7 (8.43%) XenApp
6 6 (7.23%) Firmware
7 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.61%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (2.41%) Docker
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.20%) LXC
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
10 1 (1.20%) SRDF
10 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (25.30%) SCCM
2 14 (16.87%) SCOM
3 11 (13.25%) SCVMM
4 6 (7.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (6.02%) Ansible
5 5 (6.02%) WSUS
6 4 (4.82%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.41%) Check_MK
7 2 (2.41%) Nessus
7 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.41%) Puppet
7 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.41%) Terraform
8 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.20%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 65 (78.31%) VMware
2 50 (60.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (43.37%) Veeam
4 33 (39.76%) Cisco
5 20 (24.10%) Citrix
6 19 (22.89%) Dell
7 18 (21.69%) HP
8 17 (20.48%) CommVault
9 13 (15.66%) NetApp
10 11 (13.25%) Zerto
11 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.05%) SonicWALL
12 9 (10.84%) IBM
13 8 (9.64%) EMC
13 8 (9.64%) Veritas
14 6 (7.23%) Sophos
15 5 (6.02%) Aerohive Networks
15 5 (6.02%) Draytek
15 5 (6.02%) Oracle
16 4 (4.82%) Brocade