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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 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 - - 5.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 37.50%
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
2 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 6.25% 23.08% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 8
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 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam