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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 71 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAN 48 32 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.61% 1.98% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 10.63% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 69
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £31,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
349 301 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.01% 18.65% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 265 255 311
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Wilmslow - 9 £45,000 - 2
Knutsford -2 7 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Warrington +10 5 £32,500 +2.36% 3
Chester - 5 £55,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £45,000 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) VMware
3 41 (46.07%) TCP/IP
3 41 (46.07%) Active Directory
3 41 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (40.45%) PowerShell
4 36 (40.45%) MS Exchange
5 34 (38.20%) EMC
6 32 (35.96%) NAS
7 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (33.71%) DNS
9 29 (32.58%) Clustering
10 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
10 27 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (29.21%) ITIL
12 24 (26.97%) Cisco
12 24 (26.97%) Finance
13 23 (25.84%) IIS
14 22 (24.72%) Symantec
15 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (23.60%) Migration
16 20 (22.47%) Citrix
16 20 (22.47%) SMTP
17 19 (21.35%) MCSE
17 19 (21.35%) Perl
17 19 (21.35%) .NET
17 19 (21.35%) Norton AntiVirus
18 18 (20.22%) VB.NET

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 36 (40.45%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (25.84%) IIS
5 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (7.87%) Lync
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Office
2 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (46.07%) TCP/IP
2 32 (35.96%) NAS
3 30 (33.71%) DNS
4 20 (22.47%) SMTP
5 15 (16.85%) WAN
6 14 (15.73%) VPN
6 14 (15.73%) LAN
7 12 (13.48%) DHCP
8 11 (12.36%) Firewall
9 8 (8.99%) Wireless
9 8 (8.99%) iSCSI
9 8 (8.99%) VoIP
10 3 (3.37%) Broadband
10 3 (3.37%) VLAN
10 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.25%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.25%) VDSL
11 2 (2.25%) ADSL
11 2 (2.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (8.99%) Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
4 7 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.74%) Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.49%) IT Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) Clustering
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 41 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) UNIX
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) ITIL
2 21 (23.60%) Migration
3 18 (20.22%) Load Balancing
4 17 (19.10%) Problem Management
5 10 (11.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.74%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 3 (3.37%) CRM
8 3 (3.37%) Time Management
8 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.25%) Change Control
9 2 (2.25%) OpenUP
9 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.25%) Change Management
10 1 (1.12%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.12%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) PowerShell
2 19 (21.35%) Perl
3 18 (20.22%) VB.NET
4 14 (15.73%) VB
5 10 (11.24%) VBScript
6 6 (6.74%) SQL
7 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (21.35%) MCSE
3 17 (19.10%) MCITP
4 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.74%) MCTS
6 5 (5.62%) CCNA
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.37%) VCP4
8 2 (2.25%) MCP
8 2 (2.25%) Degree
8 2 (2.25%) CCNP
8 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.12%) RHCE
9 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (46.07%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.22%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.74%) XenApp
5 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.49%) vSphere
6 4 (4.49%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.37%) XenServer
7 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.12%) Samba
9 1 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (19.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (6.74%) SCCM
4 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.12%) nmon
6 1 (1.12%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.12%) Opsview
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) WSUS
6 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.12%) Cacti
6 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (56.18%) VMware
2 34 (38.20%) EMC
3 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.97%) Cisco
5 22 (24.72%) Symantec
6 20 (22.47%) Citrix
7 18 (20.22%) IronPort
8 13 (14.61%) IBM
9 12 (13.48%) HP
10 9 (10.11%) Dell
10 9 (10.11%) NetApp
11 4 (4.49%) Juniper
11 4 (4.49%) NETGEAR
12 3 (3.37%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.37%) Avaya
12 3 (3.37%) Toshiba
12 3 (3.37%) BT
13 2 (2.25%) McAfee
13 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.25%) Apple
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lavastorm Analytics
Posted: 21 days ago