The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 18 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.54% 1.04% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.26% 6.47% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 9 65
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £46,200 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 278 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.90% 16.07% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 219 213 299
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Chester +19 23 £33,500 -41.22% 3
Knutsford - 15 £50,000 - 2
Warrington -15 7 £33,250 -14.74% 1
Daresbury - 1 £22,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 76 (70.37%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
3 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 32 (29.63%) ITIL
5 31 (28.70%) Finance
5 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (26.85%) VMware
7 28 (25.93%) EMC
8 26 (24.07%) Cisco
9 25 (23.15%) DNS
10 24 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 24 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (21.30%) MS Exchange
12 20 (18.52%) Citrix
12 20 (18.52%) Apple
13 19 (17.59%) HP
13 19 (17.59%) Problem Management
14 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (16.67%) WAN
14 18 (16.67%) Clustering
15 17 (15.74%) Replication
15 17 (15.74%) VoIP
15 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
15 17 (15.74%) Marketing
15 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (13.89%) Migration
17 14 (12.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 14 (12.96%) Symantec
17 14 (12.96%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) IIS
3 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.70%) Lync
8 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.11%) MS Office
3 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) DNS
2 24 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 18 (16.67%) WAN
4 17 (15.74%) VoIP
5 14 (12.96%) LAN
5 14 (12.96%) NAS
6 13 (12.04%) DHCP
7 10 (9.26%) VPN
7 10 (9.26%) Firewall
8 5 (4.63%) SMTP
9 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.78%) LDAP
9 3 (2.78%) ISDN
9 3 (2.78%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.85%) Internet
11 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 31 (28.70%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Marketing
3 8 (7.41%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (10.19%) Analyst
2 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Technician
3 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.41%) SQL DBA
4 8 (7.41%) DBA
4 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.63%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Head of Infrastructure
8 4 (3.70%) Operations Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Clustering
2 17 (15.74%) Replication
3 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 76 (70.37%) Windows
2 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.04%) Linux
7 10 (9.26%) AIX
7 10 (9.26%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 9 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 7 (6.48%) Windows NT
9 7 (6.48%) zOS
9 7 (6.48%) MVS
10 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.78%) Solaris
10 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.85%) UNIX
11 2 (1.85%) HPUX
11 2 (1.85%) OS/400
11 2 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Problem Management
3 15 (13.89%) Migration
4 11 (10.19%) Business Continuity
5 10 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.33%) Security Management
6 9 (8.33%) Change Management
7 8 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.41%) Information Security
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 8 (7.41%) Database Security
8 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity Management
8 7 (6.48%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.48%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.56%) Project Management
10 5 (4.63%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.41%) Perl
3 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.78%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
6 2 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.11%) MCSE
3 8 (7.41%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.63%) MCP
5 5 (4.63%) MCTS
6 3 (2.78%) MCITP
6 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) PMP
7 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 35 (32.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.33%) vSphere
5 7 (6.48%) LiteSpeed
6 4 (3.70%) XenApp
7 2 (1.85%) KVM
7 2 (1.85%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.93%) XenServer
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 9 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 7 (6.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.78%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.85%) SCCM
6 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.93%) Legato
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.85%) VMware
3 28 (25.93%) EMC
4 26 (24.07%) Cisco
5 20 (18.52%) Citrix
5 20 (18.52%) Apple
6 19 (17.59%) HP
7 14 (12.96%) Dell
7 14 (12.96%) Symantec
8 9 (8.33%) Brocade
8 9 (8.33%) IBM
9 7 (6.48%) Juniper
10 6 (5.56%) NetApp
11 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.63%) Oracle
11 5 (4.63%) McAfee
12 4 (3.70%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.70%) CA
12 4 (3.70%) CommVault
13 3 (2.78%) Avaya
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago