The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% 8.65% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 42.59% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Average salary £32,000 £33,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% -41.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
SAN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 54 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.17% 20.30% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 9
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £20,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAN
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Chester region.

SAN Salary Trend in Chester

SAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware