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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.20% 1.31% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 14.29% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £48,500 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.36% -22.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
55 42 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.13% 9.17% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 59
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015. 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
Chorley +2 1 £48,500 +76.36% 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) AS400
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Novell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Ingres
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) VMS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Draytek
4 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
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