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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 92 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 10 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 2.66% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 14.54% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 44 18
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
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
187 337 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.56% 18.29% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 140 274 252
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +5 5 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Knutsford -1 1 £50,500 -25.18%
Chester -3 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Citrix
3 18 (60.00%) DNS
3 18 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 17 (56.67%) LAN
5 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
5 16 (53.33%) Wireless
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) WAN
8 13 (43.33%) SCCM
8 13 (43.33%) IIS
8 13 (43.33%) VoIP
8 13 (43.33%) SharePoint
9 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
11 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (20.00%) CCNA
15 6 (20.00%) Cisco
15 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 5 (16.67%) DHCP
16 5 (16.67%) NetApp
16 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (16.67%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) IIS
2 13 (43.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) DNS
3 17 (56.67%) LAN
4 16 (53.33%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) WAN
6 13 (43.33%) VoIP
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.33%) NAS
10 1 (3.33%) PBX
10 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (46.67%) IT Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.00%) CCA
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) HNC
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) CommVault
5 3 (10.00%) Lotus
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago