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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 7 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.28% 2.31% 6.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 22.92% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 26
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
80 48 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.63% 10.06% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 108
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £16,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 - 3 £42,500 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 14 (66.67%) HP
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
6 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) vSphere
9 5 (23.81%) NAS
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
9 5 (23.81%) Data Security
9 5 (23.81%) MCTS
9 5 (23.81%) Replication
10 4 (19.05%) Migration

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) NAS
5 4 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (14.29%) SMS
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.76%) WLAN
8 1 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (4.76%) FTP
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Ingres
General
1 4 (19.05%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Support Manager
5 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) VMS
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) HPUX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Security
1 5 (23.81%) Business Continuity
2 4 (19.05%) Software Licensing
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) MCTS
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (23.81%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) HP
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) SonicWALL
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Novell
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam
Morecambe, Lancashire
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