The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 70 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Permanent jobs citing SAN 16 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.68% 1.57% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.04% 9.28% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 38
Median salary £44,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.83% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
177 291 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.57% 16.96% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 199 223
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 7 £32,000 - 2
Warrington +26 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Northwich - 3 £44,000 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) MCSE
8 12 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (36.36%) User Experience
9 11 (33.33%) Citrix
10 10 (30.30%) MCSA
10 10 (30.30%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) Linux
11 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) MCITP
13 7 (21.21%) Firewall
13 7 (21.21%) VoIP
13 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
13 7 (21.21%) Apple
13 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
14 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 6 (18.18%) SQL
14 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
15 5 (15.15%) Marketing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) FastStats
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
1 7 (21.21%) VoIP
2 5 (15.15%) NAS
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) IT Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
1 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.03%) WAP
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) User Experience
2 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.09%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing Automation
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) MCSE
3 12 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (30.30%) MCSA
5 8 (24.24%) MCITP
6 3 (9.09%) CCA
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CCNA
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) KVM
6 1 (3.03%) oVirt
6 1 (3.03%) Postfix
6 1 (3.03%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) Apple
5 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
6 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
7 4 (12.12%) Brocade
7 4 (12.12%) Foundry
7 4 (12.12%) QNAP
7 4 (12.12%) Zoho
8 3 (9.09%) GFI Software
8 3 (9.09%) Juniper
8 3 (9.09%) Symantec
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) Lotus
9 2 (6.06%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) Google
10 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.03%) SAP
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago