The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing SAN 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.55% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 6.78% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £34,000 £47,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.04% +71.81%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
SAN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 59 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.65% 11.11% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 39
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Salary Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 8 £33,250 -
Fleetwood - 1 £40,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (70.00%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
6 4 (40.00%) Network Management
7 3 (30.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
7 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (30.00%) Line 500
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Broadband
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Document Management
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (30.00%) BT
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
4 3 (30.00%) Lotus
4 3 (30.00%) Sage
5 2 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp