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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 53 83
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +30
Permanent jobs citing SAN 41 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 4.08% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.93% 17.95% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 39
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,100 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,700 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
317 429 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.27% 22.72% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 230 325 197
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 7 - - 3
Warrington -34 7 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Chester +9 2 - -
Macclesfield +2 2 - -
Northwich -3 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco
2 22 (38.60%) Finance
3 21 (36.84%) EMC
4 17 (29.82%) ITIL
4 17 (29.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 15 (26.32%) VMware
6 15 (26.32%) Banking
7 14 (24.56%) Tivoli
7 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.05%) DNS
8 12 (21.05%) MS Office
8 12 (21.05%) Brocade
8 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (19.30%) AIX
9 11 (19.30%) Windows NT
9 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
9 11 (19.30%) zOS
9 11 (19.30%) Migration
10 10 (17.54%) NetBackup
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (17.54%) Linux
10 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (17.54%) Capacity Management
11 9 (15.79%) MCSE
11 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 9 (15.79%) Business Continuity
11 9 (15.79%) Replication

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (21.05%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
3 8 (14.04%) LAN
3 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) VPN
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) NAS
6 3 (5.26%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) LDAP
6 3 (5.26%) ISDN
7 2 (3.51%) IPsec
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (10.53%) Operations Manager
2 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
2 5 (8.77%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Head of Operations
4 3 (5.26%) Storage Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.30%) zOS
4 11 (19.30%) AIX
4 11 (19.30%) Windows NT
5 10 (17.54%) Linux
6 8 (14.04%) Windows 2000
6 8 (14.04%) MVS
7 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) HPUX
10 2 (3.51%) Solaris
10 2 (3.51%) OS/400
10 2 (3.51%) CentOS
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Migration
3 10 (17.54%) Capacity Management
4 9 (15.79%) Business Continuity
5 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.04%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity Management
6 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.28%) Information Security
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Security Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.26%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.79%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) CCNA
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) MCP
4 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.26%) MCTS
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (3.51%) KVM
5 2 (3.51%) XenApp
5 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (24.56%) Tivoli
3 10 (17.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
5 2 (3.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (3.51%) MOM
6 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Cisco
2 21 (36.84%) EMC
3 15 (26.32%) VMware
4 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.05%) Brocade
6 8 (14.04%) Symantec
7 7 (12.28%) IBM
8 6 (10.53%) Dell
9 5 (8.77%) NetApp
10 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.02%) Avaya
10 4 (7.02%) HP
11 3 (5.26%) Oracle
11 3 (5.26%) Citrix
11 3 (5.26%) CA
11 3 (5.26%) CommVault
11 3 (5.26%) Sony
11 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.51%) Altiris
12 2 (3.51%) Juniper
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago