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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAN 52 10 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 0.59% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 3.68% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 7 44
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £36,600 £60,000
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
373 272 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.67% 16.09% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 318 246 295
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £52,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 10 £42,000 +16.66% 1
Chester - 10 £50,000 - 2
Knutsford - 5 £66,250 -
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Crewe +20 1 £21,000 -44.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 2
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 86 (84.31%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
3 49 (48.04%) TCP/IP
4 46 (45.10%) MS Exchange
4 46 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (41.18%) VMware
6 39 (38.24%) Clustering
7 36 (35.29%) ITIL
7 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (33.33%) DNS
8 34 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
11 31 (30.39%) NAS
12 29 (28.43%) Finance
12 29 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (27.45%) IIS
13 28 (27.45%) Symantec
14 27 (26.47%) EMC
14 27 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (24.51%) .NET
16 24 (23.53%) Perl
17 23 (22.55%) Cisco
17 23 (22.55%) Norton AntiVirus
17 23 (22.55%) Problem Management
17 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (21.57%) VB.NET
18 22 (21.57%) SMTP
18 22 (21.57%) Load Balancing
19 21 (20.59%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (45.10%) MS Exchange
2 33 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (27.45%) IIS
5 14 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (9.80%) Lync
7 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.98%) Apache
9 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (48.04%) TCP/IP
2 34 (33.33%) DNS
3 31 (30.39%) NAS
4 22 (21.57%) SMTP
5 17 (16.67%) VoIP
5 17 (16.67%) WAN
6 14 (13.73%) LAN
7 13 (12.75%) DHCP
8 10 (9.80%) VPN
9 9 (8.82%) iSCSI
10 7 (6.86%) Firewall
11 3 (2.94%) Wireless
12 2 (1.96%) Intranet
13 1 (0.98%) VLAN
13 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) French Language
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (8.82%) Consultant
3 7 (6.86%) Analyst
3 7 (6.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (6.86%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (6.86%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (3.92%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) DBA
6 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.92%) IT Consultant
6 4 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.24%) Clustering
2 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.84%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (0.98%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 86 (84.31%) Windows
2 46 (45.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.76%) Linux
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 8
7 8 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.94%) CentOS
9 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.96%) AIX
10 2 (1.96%) UNIX
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) ITIL
2 23 (22.55%) Problem Management
3 22 (21.57%) Load Balancing
4 21 (20.59%) Migration
5 9 (8.82%) Change Management
5 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.88%) Security Management
8 5 (4.90%) Change Control
9 4 (3.92%) High Availability
9 4 (3.92%) Database Security
9 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.94%) IT Governance
10 3 (2.94%) Time Management
10 3 (2.94%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.96%) Project Planning
11 2 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 24 (23.53%) Perl
3 22 (21.57%) VB.NET
4 13 (12.75%) VB
5 12 (11.76%) SQL
6 9 (8.82%) VBScript
7 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.98%) Python
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (19.61%) MCSE
3 18 (17.65%) MCITP
4 8 (7.84%) MCTS
5 6 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.98%) MCSA
8 1 (0.98%) RHCE
8 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (19.61%) VMware ESX
4 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.82%) XenApp
5 9 (8.82%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.90%) vSphere
6 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.92%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.98%) XenServer
9 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.98%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (13.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.92%) SCCM
4 4 (3.92%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.96%) Legato
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.98%) Nagios
7 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.98%) Cacti
7 1 (0.98%) Puppet
7 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.98%) nmon
7 1 (0.98%) Opsview
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) VMware
2 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.45%) Symantec
4 27 (26.47%) EMC
5 23 (22.55%) Cisco
6 21 (20.59%) Citrix
7 20 (19.61%) HP
8 15 (14.71%) Apple
8 15 (14.71%) IronPort
9 13 (12.75%) Dell
10 11 (10.78%) NetApp
11 9 (8.82%) McAfee
12 6 (5.88%) IBM
13 5 (4.90%) CommVault
14 4 (3.92%) Juniper
14 4 (3.92%) NETGEAR
15 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
16 2 (1.96%) SAP
16 2 (1.96%) ProCurve
16 2 (1.96%) Aerohive Networks
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