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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.55% 1.51% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.03% 13.95% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -4.70%
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
74 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.82% 10.80% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 48
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
3 23 (74.19%) Citrix
4 22 (70.97%) VMware
5 21 (67.74%) XenApp
6 20 (64.52%) HP
7 16 (51.61%) ITIL
8 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
9 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (35.48%) SQL
11 10 (32.26%) IIS
11 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
11 10 (32.26%) Nagios
11 10 (32.26%) 3PAR
11 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
12 9 (29.03%) IaaS
12 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (29.03%) Project Management
13 8 (25.81%) Finance
13 8 (25.81%) PaaS
13 8 (25.81%) Confluence
13 8 (25.81%) SCOM
13 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (25.81%) Wiki
13 8 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (25.81%) Banking
13 8 (25.81%) JIRA
13 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) IIS
2 8 (25.81%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) IaaS
2 8 (25.81%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Banking
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Project Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.81%) Wiki
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (9.68%) Replication
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO22301
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) XenApp
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (12.90%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Nagios
2 8 (25.81%) EdgeSight
2 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 8 (25.81%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Citrix
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) HP
4 10 (32.26%) 3PAR
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) AppSense
6 4 (12.90%) EMC
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.23%) Veeam