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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAN 108 70 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 1.84% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.53% 13.41% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 90 58 87
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
616 522 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.58% 13.71% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 512 424 529
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SAN Salary Trend in Manchester

SAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

SAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

SAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
Stockport -1 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cheadle +17 7 £39,000 -1.26% 2
Rochdale - 4 £52,000 -
Wigan - 3 £37,500 -
Salford - 2 £48,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Bolton +8 1 £40,000 +81.81% 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 140 (73.30%) Windows
2 131 (68.59%) VMware
3 102 (53.40%) Microsoft
4 98 (51.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 97 (50.79%) Active Directory
6 90 (47.12%) Citrix
7 88 (46.07%) Hyper-V
8 76 (39.79%) NAS
9 67 (35.08%) MS Exchange
10 63 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (28.80%) MCSE
11 55 (28.80%) XenApp
12 53 (27.75%) ITIL
13 52 (27.23%) MS Excel
13 52 (27.23%) Cisco
13 52 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (25.65%) HP
15 46 (24.08%) Citrix Certification
16 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 44 (23.04%) vSphere
18 43 (22.51%) Symantec
18 43 (22.51%) CCA
18 43 (22.51%) DNS
19 41 (21.47%) XenDesktop
20 40 (20.94%) Linux
20 40 (20.94%) NetApp
21 39 (20.42%) WAN
21 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (19.90%) SQL Server
23 34 (17.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 67 (35.08%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.71%) IIS
3 24 (12.57%) SharePoint
4 22 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (6.28%) WebSphere
7 12 (6.28%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.14%) Apache
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.09%) TPMS
9 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.05%) Lync
11 2 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 52 (27.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Office 365
2 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.09%) IaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (39.79%) NAS
2 43 (22.51%) DNS
3 39 (20.42%) WAN
4 34 (17.80%) NetScaler
5 33 (17.28%) TCP/IP
5 33 (17.28%) Firewall
6 29 (15.18%) DHCP
7 27 (14.14%) LAN
8 17 (8.90%) VPN
9 14 (7.33%) iSCSI
10 12 (6.28%) Internet
11 10 (5.24%) Unified Communications
12 9 (4.71%) SMTP
12 9 (4.71%) VoIP
13 6 (3.14%) Ethernet
13 6 (3.14%) SNMP
13 6 (3.14%) IPsec
14 5 (2.62%) Network Security
14 5 (2.62%) VLAN
15 4 (2.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.28%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (6.28%) DB2
4 12 (6.28%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.14%) MySQL
6 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.57%) Back Office
3 3 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (12.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (10.99%) Support Engineer
3 21 (10.99%) Citrix Engineer
4 18 (9.42%) Architect
4 18 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (8.90%) Server Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (7.85%) Analyst
8 14 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.76%) Citrix Support
11 10 (5.24%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (5.24%) Consultant
12 9 (4.71%) Administrator
12 9 (4.71%) IT Support
13 8 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) Storage Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.85%) Web Services
2 12 (6.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (6.28%) Middleware
3 9 (4.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Clustering
2 14 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.28%) FlexPod
4 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.66%) Replication
6 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.57%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.57%) iPad
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Open Source
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (73.30%) Windows
2 52 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (20.94%) Linux
5 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (11.52%) Solaris
7 20 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.90%) UNIX
9 16 (8.38%) AIX
9 16 (8.38%) Windows 7
10 14 (7.33%) Windows 8
10 14 (7.33%) HPUX
11 12 (6.28%) OS/400
11 12 (6.28%) zOS
11 12 (6.28%) SUSE
12 7 (3.66%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.14%) Debian
14 3 (1.57%) Android
15 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.75%) ITIL
2 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
3 21 (10.99%) Business Continuity
4 18 (9.42%) Problem Management
4 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (8.90%) Coaching
6 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
7 12 (6.28%) Change Management
7 12 (6.28%) Change Control
7 12 (6.28%) Load Balancing
7 12 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.76%) Migration
9 10 (5.24%) Service Management
10 9 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.14%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.14%) Data Protection
13 5 (2.62%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.62%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.52%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.81%) Perl
4 9 (4.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (28.80%) MCSE
3 46 (24.08%) Citrix Certification
4 43 (22.51%) CCA
5 34 (17.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (15.71%) MCITP
6 30 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (15.71%) CCNA
7 25 (13.09%) MCSA
8 16 (8.38%) MCP
9 14 (7.33%) Degree
10 12 (6.28%) MCTS
10 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 10 (5.24%) VCAP
12 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.09%) NCDA
14 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 3 (1.57%) MCPD
15 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 8 (4.19%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (51.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (50.79%) Active Directory
3 88 (46.07%) Hyper-V
4 55 (28.80%) XenApp
5 44 (23.04%) vSphere
6 41 (21.47%) XenDesktop
7 13 (6.81%) XenServer
8 12 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (6.28%) KVM
9 10 (5.24%) Terminal Services
10 9 (4.71%) VMware ESX
10 9 (4.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (4.19%) MetaFrame
11 8 (4.19%) vCloud
12 3 (1.57%) Kamailio
12 3 (1.57%) LiteSpeed
13 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (9.95%) Backup Exec
1 19 (9.95%) SCCM
2 18 (9.42%) SCOM
3 13 (6.81%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.14%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.14%) OpenNMS
5 6 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.57%) Nagios
6 3 (1.57%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.05%) Puppet
7 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.05%) WSUS
8 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 131 (68.59%) VMware
2 102 (53.40%) Microsoft
3 90 (47.12%) Citrix
4 52 (27.23%) Cisco
5 49 (25.65%) HP
6 43 (22.51%) Symantec
7 40 (20.94%) NetApp
8 31 (16.23%) EMC
9 22 (11.52%) CheckPoint
10 21 (10.99%) Oracle
11 20 (10.47%) Dell
11 20 (10.47%) Red Hat
12 17 (8.90%) IBM
13 14 (7.33%) McAfee
13 14 (7.33%) Brocade
14 13 (6.81%) Juniper
15 12 (6.28%) BMC
15 12 (6.28%) CA
16 11 (5.76%) 3PAR
17 10 (5.24%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + car/allowance + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago