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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 109 63 97
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +34
Permanent jobs citing SAN 15 63 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 3.25% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 20.93% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 16
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
309 301 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.67% 15.53% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 239 233 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Knutsford -11 3 £37,500 -25.00%
Warrington -4 2 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Northwich - 2 £28,000 -
Chester -26 1 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
4 18 (40.91%) DHCP
4 18 (40.91%) DNS
4 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (36.36%) MCSE
5 16 (36.36%) HP
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (34.09%) ITIL
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco
7 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 14 (31.82%) Firewall
8 13 (29.55%) Citrix
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.27%) MCITP
10 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.00%) VPN
10 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (25.00%) Office 365
10 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (22.73%) CCNA
11 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (22.73%) Juniper
11 10 (22.73%) Dell
11 10 (22.73%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DHCP
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.00%) VPN
4 10 (22.73%) VLAN
4 10 (22.73%) NAS
5 9 (20.45%) VDSL
5 9 (20.45%) ADSL
6 8 (18.18%) LAN
6 8 (18.18%) WAN
7 6 (13.64%) iSCSI
8 4 (9.09%) VoIP
9 3 (6.82%) SSL
9 3 (6.82%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.27%) IPv4
10 1 (2.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
General
1 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) IT Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.36%) Linux
6 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.55%) AIX
8 2 (4.55%) HPUX
8 2 (4.55%) Solaris
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
3 9 (20.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (20.45%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) Process Management
8 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.55%) High Availability
8 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) MCSE
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) MCITP
3 10 (22.73%) CCNA
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.45%) JNCIA
4 9 (20.45%) MCTS
4 9 (20.45%) MCP
5 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) MCSA
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
4 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.09%) vCloud
5 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.55%) Samba
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) HP
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco
4 13 (29.55%) Citrix
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) Dell
6 10 (22.73%) Juniper
7 9 (20.45%) IBM
8 5 (11.36%) EMC
9 4 (9.09%) Symantec
9 4 (9.09%) ProCurve
10 3 (6.82%) LANDesk
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle
10 3 (6.82%) NetApp
10 3 (6.82%) Apple
11 2 (4.55%) SonicWALL
11 2 (4.55%) GFI Software
12 1 (2.27%) Meru Networks
12 1 (2.27%) Mitel
12 1 (2.27%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago