The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 110 62
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -48
Permanent jobs citing SAN 11 21 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 1.22% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 7.45% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 41
Median salary £45,000 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.87% -4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,985 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
SAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 282 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.19% 16.41% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 138 202 224
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

SAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Chester +14 2 £49,750 +55.46%
Runcorn -2 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Northwich -6 1 £50,000 +78.57%
Frodsham - 1 £35,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco
7 12 (40.00%) User Experience
8 11 (36.67%) ITIL
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (33.33%) MCSE
9 10 (33.33%) MCSA
10 9 (30.00%) Linux
10 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (26.67%) MCITP
11 8 (26.67%) Citrix
12 7 (23.33%) Firewall
12 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
12 7 (23.33%) Apple
12 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
12 7 (23.33%) VoIP
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
14 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
14 5 (16.67%) Marketing
14 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) FastStats
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) VoIP
2 5 (16.67%) NAS
3 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.33%) BGP
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) OSPF
5 1 (3.33%) PABX
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
1 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) RESTful
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.33%) WAP
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCSA
2 10 (33.33%) MCSE
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (26.67%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) KVM
5 1 (3.33%) oVirt
5 1 (3.33%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Apple
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (20.00%) LANDesk
7 4 (13.33%) Brocade
7 4 (13.33%) Foundry
7 4 (13.33%) QNAP
7 4 (13.33%) Zoho
8 3 (10.00%) GFI Software
8 3 (10.00%) Juniper
8 3 (10.00%) Symantec
9 2 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) Avaya
10 1 (3.33%) Genesys
10 1 (3.33%) Google
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle
10 1 (3.33%) SAP
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