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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 88 112 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 16 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% 0.93% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 5.33% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 40
Median salary £33,750 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
190 300 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.21% 17.48% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 146 230 236
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Northwich -4 2 £41,250 +47.32% 2
Macclesfield - 2 £27,500 - 1
Chester +21 1 £67,500 +110.93% 1
Warrington +9 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Runcorn 0 1 £22,500 -
Frodsham - 1 £35,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco
6 10 (40.00%) User Experience
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 8 (32.00%) Citrix
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
8 7 (28.00%) Apple
8 7 (28.00%) MCSE
8 7 (28.00%) MCSA
8 7 (28.00%) VoIP
8 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (24.00%) MCITP
9 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
9 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
10 5 (20.00%) Marketing
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) Retail
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) VoIP
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) PABX
5 1 (4.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (4.00%) WAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.00%) MVC
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSA
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) KVM
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) oVirt
5 1 (4.00%) Postfix
5 1 (4.00%) vCloud
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) Apple
6 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
7 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.00%) GFI Software
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) HP
10 1 (4.00%) Avaya
10 1 (4.00%) Brocade
10 1 (4.00%) EMC
10 1 (4.00%) Foundry
10 1 (4.00%) Genesys
10 1 (4.00%) Google
10 1 (4.00%) NetApp
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (4.00%) SAP
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 19 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 19 days ago