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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 91 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 30 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.84% 2.30% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.43% 13.38% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £46,000
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
318 299 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.46% 17.17% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 208 213 300
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -4 11 £34,000 -54.66% 1
Crewe - 3 £52,500 -
Warrington +5 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Chester +5 1 - - 3
Runcorn -3 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £26,000 - 2
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 50 (65.79%) VMware
2 38 (50.00%) Windows
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (39.47%) NAS
4 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 28 (36.84%) DNS
5 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 26 (34.21%) Cisco
7 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
8 23 (30.26%) EMC
8 23 (30.26%) ITIL
9 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (26.32%) IBM
10 20 (26.32%) DHCP
11 19 (25.00%) Citrix
11 19 (25.00%) MCSE
11 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (22.37%) MCITP
13 17 (22.37%) HP
13 17 (22.37%) VPN
13 17 (22.37%) Firewall
14 16 (21.05%) Clustering
14 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
15 15 (19.74%) Office 365
16 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
16 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.16%) IIS
5 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (9.21%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.95%) Lync
7 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) TCP/IP
1 30 (39.47%) NAS
2 28 (36.84%) DNS
3 20 (26.32%) DHCP
4 17 (22.37%) VPN
4 17 (22.37%) Firewall
5 12 (15.79%) VLAN
6 11 (14.47%) VDSL
6 11 (14.47%) ADSL
7 10 (13.16%) SMTP
8 8 (10.53%) WAN
8 8 (10.53%) LAN
8 8 (10.53%) Wireless
9 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.26%) VoIP
10 4 (5.26%) SSL
11 3 (3.95%) Broadband
12 2 (2.63%) FTP
12 2 (2.63%) RIP
12 2 (2.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 13 (17.11%) IT Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (2.63%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Clustering
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) HP Superdome
4 2 (2.63%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX
7 2 (2.63%) AIX
7 2 (2.63%) HPUX
7 2 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Software Delivery
3 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.79%) Migration
4 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.47%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (14.47%) Change Management
6 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Project Management
8 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.95%) CRM
9 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) High Availability
10 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.16%) Perl
3 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VBScript
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.00%) MCSE
3 17 (22.37%) MCITP
4 13 (17.11%) CCNA
4 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (14.47%) MCP
5 11 (14.47%) JNCIA
5 11 (14.47%) MCTS
6 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.63%) CCNP
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.95%) XenServer
6 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.95%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) vCloud
7 2 (2.63%) Samba
8 1 (1.32%) Xen
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) VMware
2 26 (34.21%) Cisco
3 23 (30.26%) EMC
4 20 (26.32%) IBM
5 19 (25.00%) Citrix
6 17 (22.37%) HP
7 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.42%) Dell
9 13 (17.11%) Juniper
10 10 (13.16%) Symantec
11 8 (10.53%) IronPort
12 7 (9.21%) NetApp
13 3 (3.95%) Toshiba
13 3 (3.95%) BT
13 3 (3.95%) Avaya
13 3 (3.95%) Oracle
14 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
14 2 (2.63%) GFI Software
14 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
14 2 (2.63%) Meru Networks
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago