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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 77 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 42 42 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.45% 2.30% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 11.83% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 64
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
361 355 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.05% 19.47% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 233 262 328
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 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 17 April 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 -10 9 £34,000 - 1
Warrington +15 7 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Wilmslow - 7 £45,000 -
Chester +11 1 - - 1
Runcorn +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 - - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (65.52%) VMware
2 47 (54.02%) Windows
3 37 (42.53%) TCP/IP
3 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
5 32 (36.78%) PowerShell
6 31 (35.63%) EMC
6 31 (35.63%) MS Exchange
7 30 (34.48%) NAS
8 28 (32.18%) DNS
8 28 (32.18%) Cisco
9 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
10 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (26.44%) Clustering
11 22 (25.29%) MCSE
11 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (24.14%) ITIL
13 20 (22.99%) MCITP
14 18 (20.69%) Citrix
14 18 (20.69%) IBM
14 18 (20.69%) DHCP
15 17 (19.54%) Finance
15 17 (19.54%) VPN
15 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
16 16 (18.39%) HP
16 16 (18.39%) Firewall
17 15 (17.24%) VMware ESX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (35.63%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (14.94%) IIS
5 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.05%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.60%) Lync
9 1 (1.15%) Apache
9 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) TCP/IP
2 30 (34.48%) NAS
3 28 (32.18%) DNS
4 18 (20.69%) DHCP
5 17 (19.54%) VPN
6 16 (18.39%) Firewall
7 12 (13.79%) SMTP
8 10 (11.49%) WAN
8 10 (11.49%) LAN
9 9 (10.34%) Wireless
9 9 (10.34%) VLAN
10 8 (9.20%) VDSL
10 8 (9.20%) ADSL
11 5 (5.75%) VoIP
11 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.45%) Broadband
12 3 (3.45%) SSL
13 2 (2.30%) Intranet
13 2 (2.30%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) DB2
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 12 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.15%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) HP Superdome
3 2 (2.30%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.02%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.90%) Linux
8 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) UNIX
10 2 (2.30%) CentOS
10 2 (2.30%) AIX
10 2 (2.30%) HPUX
10 2 (2.30%) Solaris
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Problem Management
3 13 (14.94%) Migration
4 12 (13.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (13.79%) Software Delivery
5 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (9.20%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
9 5 (5.75%) Project Management
10 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.60%) Time Management
11 3 (3.45%) High Availability
11 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.45%) CRM
12 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.79%) Perl
3 11 (12.64%) VB
4 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
4 10 (11.49%) VBScript
5 4 (4.60%) SQL
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.29%) MCSE
3 20 (22.99%) MCITP
4 11 (12.64%) CCNA
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.34%) MCTS
6 8 (9.20%) JNCIA
6 8 (9.20%) MCP
7 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) VMware ESX
4 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.90%) XenApp
6 3 (3.45%) XenServer
6 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (3.45%) Samba
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (11.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.45%) SCCM
5 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.30%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.15%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (65.52%) VMware
2 31 (35.63%) EMC
3 28 (32.18%) Cisco
4 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
5 18 (20.69%) Citrix
5 18 (20.69%) IBM
6 16 (18.39%) HP
7 14 (16.09%) Dell
7 14 (16.09%) Symantec
8 10 (11.49%) Juniper
8 10 (11.49%) NetApp
8 10 (11.49%) IronPort
9 3 (3.45%) Toshiba
9 3 (3.45%) BT
9 3 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.45%) Avaya
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle
10 2 (2.30%) CommVault
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
10 2 (2.30%) Aerohive Networks
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance/Pension/Health/Life
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago