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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.86% - 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
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
29 14 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.57% 6.67% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 32
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) MCSE
4 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) MCITP
5 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
5 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (61.54%) Clustering
5 8 (61.54%) VBScript
5 8 (61.54%) VB
5 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (61.54%) EMC
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) LAN
9 3 (23.08%) VoIP
9 3 (23.08%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) ITIL
10 2 (15.38%) Citrix
10 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
10 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (7.69%) Change Control
11 1 (7.69%) Marketing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
1 8 (61.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
1 9 (69.23%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Apple