The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 46 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAN 3 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.81% 4.62% 4.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 31.88% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 15
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,520 £43,600 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 69 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.68% 14.50% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 56
Average salary £32,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.89% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

SAN Salary Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 20 (60.61%) HP
2 14 (42.42%) UNIX
2 14 (42.42%) HPUX
2 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Firmware
5 11 (33.33%) SLA
5 11 (33.33%) NetApp
6 10 (30.30%) EMC
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
8 8 (24.24%) NAS
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (15.15%) Apache
11 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
11 5 (15.15%) CA
11 5 (15.15%) Change Management
11 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (15.15%) Migration

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Lync
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) NAS
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) SNMP
2 2 (6.06%) DMZ
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX Support
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) HPUX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
1 5 (15.15%) CLARiiON
1 5 (15.15%) EMC Centera
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.15%) e-Health
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.15%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) UNIX
1 14 (42.42%) HPUX
2 13 (39.39%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.06%) MCTS
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Firmware
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) VMFS
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (15.15%) vCloud
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Server
5 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (9.09%) XenApp
7 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) HP
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) NetApp
4 10 (30.30%) EMC
5 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 7 (21.21%) Citrix
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) CA
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 2 (6.06%) IBM
11 1 (3.03%) Mitel
11 1 (3.03%) Brocade
11 1 (3.03%) Fortinet