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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.59% 1.29% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 12.00% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £57,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +78.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £51,972 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
37 25 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.59% 10.73% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 31
Average salary £55,000 £50,715 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.44% +69.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £100,000
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Chester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) VoIP
4 14 (46.67%) Apple
4 14 (46.67%) Marketing
5 13 (43.33%) User Experience
5 13 (43.33%) Citrix
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (33.33%) Clustering
8 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
10 8 (26.67%) MCITP
10 8 (26.67%) HP
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) EMC
13 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
13 5 (16.67%) Dell
13 5 (16.67%) MCSE
13 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.67%) VBScript
13 5 (16.67%) VB
13 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
13 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) VoIP
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (46.67%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
2 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Server Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) User Experience
2 10 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) VBScript
1 5 (16.67%) VB
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (26.67%) MCITP
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.67%) Legato
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Apple
2 13 (43.33%) Citrix
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) EMC
7 5 (16.67%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) Sun
10 1 (3.33%) Compaq
10 1 (3.33%) Veritas
10 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.33%) Symantec
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