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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 93 62 91
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 26 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.51% 3.41% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.15% 19.67% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
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
284 300 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.52% 17.34% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 229 257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 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 2 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 -13 8 £35,750 -28.50%
Crewe - 4 £41,250 -
Warrington -6 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Runcorn -7 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Northwich - 1 £28,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £26,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 47 (68.12%) VMware
2 33 (47.83%) Windows
3 27 (39.13%) DNS
4 24 (34.78%) Cisco
4 24 (34.78%) DHCP
4 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 23 (33.33%) NAS
6 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (30.43%) HP
7 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 20 (28.99%) Citrix
8 20 (28.99%) Firewall
9 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (27.54%) ITIL
10 18 (26.09%) MCSE
10 18 (26.09%) VPN
10 18 (26.09%) IBM
11 17 (24.64%) EMC
11 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
12 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
12 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.74%) Dell
13 15 (21.74%) Office 365
14 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (20.29%) Software Delivery
14 14 (20.29%) CCNA
14 14 (20.29%) Cisco Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.70%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.90%) Lync
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) DNS
2 24 (34.78%) DHCP
3 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 23 (33.33%) NAS
4 20 (28.99%) Firewall
5 18 (26.09%) VPN
6 13 (18.84%) WAN
6 13 (18.84%) LAN
7 12 (17.39%) VLAN
8 11 (15.94%) VDSL
8 11 (15.94%) ADSL
9 9 (13.04%) iSCSI
10 8 (11.59%) Wireless
11 6 (8.70%) SMTP
12 5 (7.25%) VoIP
12 5 (7.25%) SSL
13 3 (4.35%) OSPF
13 3 (4.35%) BGP
13 3 (4.35%) EIGRP
13 3 (4.35%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 16 (23.19%) IT Manager
3 14 (20.29%) Project Manager
3 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (10.14%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.45%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) EMC VNX
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) Linux
8 2 (2.90%) UNIX
8 2 (2.90%) AIX
8 2 (2.90%) HPUX
8 2 (2.90%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Software Delivery
3 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 11 (15.94%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (15.94%) Change Management
5 11 (15.94%) Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.25%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (7.25%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.04%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
6 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (26.09%) MCSE
3 14 (20.29%) CCNA
3 14 (20.29%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.84%) MCITP
5 11 (15.94%) JNCIA
5 11 (15.94%) MCTS
5 11 (15.94%) MCP
6 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (7.25%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) CCNP
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) vSphere
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (7.25%) vCloud
5 3 (4.35%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) XenServer
5 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.90%) Samba
6 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.45%) Xen
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.25%) WSUS
3 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) VMware
2 24 (34.78%) Cisco
3 21 (30.43%) HP
4 20 (28.99%) Citrix
5 18 (26.09%) IBM
6 17 (24.64%) EMC
7 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
8 15 (21.74%) Dell
9 14 (20.29%) Juniper
10 8 (11.59%) Symantec
11 6 (8.70%) NetApp
12 5 (7.25%) ProCurve
13 4 (5.80%) SonicWALL
14 3 (4.35%) IronPort
14 3 (4.35%) Toshiba
14 3 (4.35%) BT
14 3 (4.35%) Avaya
14 3 (4.35%) Oracle
14 3 (4.35%) Meru Networks
15 2 (2.90%) GFI Software
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