The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn - - 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Communications & Networking Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 7.32% 18.60% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 9
Average salary £20,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

SAN
Salary Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Blackburn region.

SAN Salary Trend in Blackburn

SAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware