The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 49 13
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAN 8 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.49% 0.27% 13.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 3.13% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 22
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,075 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £29,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
SAN
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.24% 8.56% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SAN
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SAN Salary Trend in Halifax

SAN
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SAN Salary Histogram in Halifax

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (86.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (40.00%) Lync
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 6 (40.00%) SCCM
5 6 (40.00%) SCOM
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Symantec
5 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (40.00%) HND
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) HNC
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Avaya

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (40.00%) Lync
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DEFINITY
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Operations Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) HND
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) HNC
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Avaya