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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 103 60 103
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +43
Permanent jobs citing SAN 21 65 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 3.61% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.45% 21.96% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 8
Average salary £35,750 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,985 £27,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £52,500 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
282 296 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.40% 16.43% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 203 232 204
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Runcorn -7 2 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Crewe - 2 £41,250 -
Northwich - 2 £28,000 -
Warrington 0 1 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Chester -23 1 £32,000 -4.47%
Wilmslow - 1 £26,000 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (72.58%) VMware
2 32 (51.61%) Windows
3 24 (38.71%) DHCP
3 24 (38.71%) DNS
3 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 23 (37.10%) Cisco
4 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (33.87%) HP
6 20 (32.26%) Citrix
7 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
7 19 (30.65%) Firewall
8 18 (29.03%) VPN
8 18 (29.03%) MCSE
9 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
9 17 (27.42%) ITIL
9 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
9 17 (27.42%) NAS
10 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 15 (24.19%) Dell
11 15 (24.19%) IBM
11 15 (24.19%) Office 365
12 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (22.58%) Juniper
12 14 (22.58%) WAN
12 14 (22.58%) LAN
12 14 (22.58%) CCNA
13 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) DHCP
1 24 (38.71%) DNS
2 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
2 19 (30.65%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) VPN
4 17 (27.42%) NAS
5 14 (22.58%) WAN
5 14 (22.58%) LAN
6 12 (19.35%) VLAN
7 11 (17.74%) VDSL
7 11 (17.74%) ADSL
8 9 (14.52%) iSCSI
9 8 (12.90%) Wireless
10 6 (9.68%) VoIP
11 5 (8.06%) SSL
12 3 (4.84%) OSPF
12 3 (4.84%) BGP
12 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
12 3 (4.84%) ICMP
12 3 (4.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) DB2
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) IT Manager
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 12 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.45%) Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (3.23%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.61%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) HP Superdome
4 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.23%) UNIX
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.23%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) HPUX
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
3 12 (19.35%) Software Delivery
4 11 (17.74%) Change Management
4 11 (17.74%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
6 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
8 5 (8.06%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.06%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
10 3 (4.84%) Information Security
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.84%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (29.03%) MCSE
3 14 (22.58%) CCNA
3 14 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (20.97%) MCITP
5 11 (17.74%) JNCIA
5 11 (17.74%) MCTS
5 11 (17.74%) MCP
6 6 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.06%) Degree
8 3 (4.84%) CCNP
9 2 (3.23%) MCSA
9 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (27.42%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) vSphere
4 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.06%) vCloud
5 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 3 (4.84%) XenServer
5 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.23%) Samba
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.06%) WSUS
3 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.23%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) VMware
2 23 (37.10%) Cisco
3 21 (33.87%) HP
4 20 (32.26%) Citrix
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (24.19%) Dell
6 15 (24.19%) IBM
7 14 (22.58%) Juniper
8 12 (19.35%) EMC
9 5 (8.06%) NetApp
9 5 (8.06%) Symantec
9 5 (8.06%) ProCurve
10 4 (6.45%) SonicWALL
11 3 (4.84%) Meru Networks
11 3 (4.84%) Toshiba
11 3 (4.84%) BT
11 3 (4.84%) Avaya
11 3 (4.84%) Oracle
12 2 (3.23%) Apple
12 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago