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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.36% 3.62% 9.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 34.48% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Average salary £35,000 £28,625 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.27% -29.32%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.27% 10.51% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 17
Average salary £36,000 £22,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (92.86%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) EMC
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Degree
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (42.86%) EMC VNX
6 6 (42.86%) Lync
6 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) SCCM
6 6 (42.86%) SCOM
6 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Symantec
6 6 (42.86%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
8 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (28.57%) Line Management
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) VoIP
8 4 (28.57%) VPN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (42.86%) Lync
4 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) DEFINITY
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) EMC VNX
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) HNC
3 3 (21.43%) HND
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
1 6 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Avaya