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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 1.32% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.50%
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
6 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 7.89% 30.23% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £15,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
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 21 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware