The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 85 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.19% 0.86% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.09% 5.43% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 35
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
339 276 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.13% 15.76% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 287 239 261
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 11 £42,500 - 1
Chester +19 8 £37,500 -34.21% 2
Knutsford - 3 £65,000 -
Crewe +16 1 £21,000 -44.00%
Nantwich - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 94 (89.52%) Windows
2 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (40.95%) TCP/IP
4 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
5 39 (37.14%) VMware
6 37 (35.24%) Clustering
7 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
8 32 (30.48%) ITIL
9 31 (29.52%) DNS
9 31 (29.52%) Finance
10 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 28 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 26 (24.76%) HP
12 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (23.81%) Citrix
13 25 (23.81%) IIS
13 25 (23.81%) NAS
14 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
14 24 (22.86%) Symantec
15 23 (21.90%) Apple
15 23 (21.90%) Problem Management
16 22 (20.95%) VoIP
17 21 (20.00%) .NET
17 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (19.05%) EMC
18 20 (19.05%) Cisco
19 19 (18.10%) Perl

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
2 28 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (23.81%) IIS
4 24 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (8.57%) Lync
7 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.95%) TCP/IP
2 31 (29.52%) DNS
3 25 (23.81%) NAS
4 22 (20.95%) VoIP
5 19 (18.10%) WAN
6 17 (16.19%) SMTP
7 14 (13.33%) DHCP
7 14 (13.33%) LAN
8 10 (9.52%) iSCSI
8 10 (9.52%) VPN
9 6 (5.71%) Firewall
10 2 (1.90%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) VLAN
11 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.95%) Intranet
11 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 19 (18.10%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (9.52%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technician
3 9 (8.57%) Consultant
4 8 (7.62%) DBA
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (7.62%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (3.81%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) IT Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Clustering
2 13 (12.38%) User Experience
3 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.62%) Replication
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 94 (89.52%) Windows
2 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 11 (10.48%) Linux
8 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.86%) UNIX
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.86%) AIX
11 2 (1.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.95%) Solaris
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) ITIL
2 23 (21.90%) Problem Management
3 17 (16.19%) Load Balancing
4 16 (15.24%) Migration
5 11 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 10 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.57%) Security Management
8 8 (7.62%) Database Security
9 7 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.71%) Change Control
11 5 (4.76%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.76%) IT Governance
12 4 (3.81%) High Availability
12 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.86%) Information Security
13 3 (2.86%) Information Security Management
14 2 (1.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.10%) Perl
3 18 (17.14%) SQL
4 17 (16.19%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.48%) VB
7 7 (6.67%) VBScript
8 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.14%) MCSE
3 15 (14.29%) MCITP
4 8 (7.62%) MCTS
5 6 (5.71%) Degree
6 5 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.90%) CCNA
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
9 1 (0.95%) RHCE
9 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.19%) Hyper-V
4 16 (15.24%) VMware ESX
5 12 (11.43%) Terminal Services
6 9 (8.57%) XenApp
7 7 (6.67%) LiteSpeed
8 6 (5.71%) vSphere
9 5 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.90%) Samba
11 1 (0.95%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.95%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.76%) SCCM
5 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.86%) Legato
6 3 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.95%) Nagios
8 1 (0.95%) Cacti
8 1 (0.95%) Puppet
8 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.95%) nmon
8 1 (0.95%) Opsview
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) VMware
2 34 (32.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (24.76%) HP
4 25 (23.81%) Citrix
5 24 (22.86%) Symantec
6 23 (21.90%) Apple
7 20 (19.05%) EMC
7 20 (19.05%) Cisco
8 16 (15.24%) Dell
9 10 (9.52%) IronPort
10 8 (7.62%) McAfee
10 8 (7.62%) NetApp
11 6 (5.71%) IBM
12 5 (4.76%) Juniper
12 5 (4.76%) CommVault
13 4 (3.81%) NETGEAR
14 3 (2.86%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.90%) SAP
16 1 (0.95%) Compaq
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