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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 121 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 55 97 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 2.41% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 15.04% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
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
481 645 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.80% 16.05% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 420 532 438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Rochdale - 7 £60,000 - 1
Bolton +19 4 £25,000 -31.03%
Stockport -4 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Altrincham - 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 108 (86.40%) Windows
2 73 (58.40%) VMware
3 58 (46.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
5 54 (43.20%) SQL Server
6 50 (40.00%) Linux
7 45 (36.00%) Cisco
8 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (32.80%) Windows Server
9 40 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (29.60%) SQL
12 36 (28.80%) HP
13 34 (27.20%) NetApp
14 33 (26.40%) Data Centre
15 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (24.80%) High Availability
16 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (22.40%) MS Exchange
18 28 (22.40%) Hyper-V
18 28 (22.40%) Coaching
19 26 (20.80%) ITIL
20 25 (20.00%) Red Hat
20 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
21 23 (18.40%) FlexPod
21 23 (18.40%) DNS
21 23 (18.40%) NAS
21 23 (18.40%) Capacity Planning
21 23 (18.40%) PowerShell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (22.40%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.40%) IIS
3 15 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 15 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.80%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.80%) Apache
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Line 500
1 2 (1.60%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.40%) DNS
1 23 (18.40%) NAS
2 20 (16.00%) Firewall
3 18 (14.40%) WAN
4 17 (13.60%) DHCP
5 16 (12.80%) LAN
6 15 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (12.00%) VoIP
7 12 (9.60%) VPN
8 10 (8.00%) Internet
9 9 (7.20%) Broadband
10 8 (6.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.60%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.60%) IPsec
12 5 (4.00%) DDNS
12 5 (4.00%) IPv6
13 4 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.20%) Wireless
14 3 (2.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.20%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (14.40%) DTS
5 18 (14.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (12.00%) DB2
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (12.00%) RDBMS
7 15 (12.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) ERwin
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Law
4 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Administrator
2 23 (18.40%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (15.20%) DBA
3 19 (15.20%) SQL DBA
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server DBA
5 15 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (12.00%) Architect
5 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Consultant
7 9 (7.20%) Project Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 15 (12.00%) Middleware
1 15 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.60%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) LAMP
4 1 (0.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.40%) Data Centre
2 23 (18.40%) FlexPod
3 20 (16.00%) Replication
4 15 (12.00%) VCE vBlock
5 11 (8.80%) HP StoreVirtual
6 9 (7.20%) Clustering
7 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.20%) Symmetrix
9 3 (2.40%) IBM XIV
9 3 (2.40%) LPAR
10 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.80%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.80%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (86.40%) Windows
2 58 (46.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (40.00%) Linux
4 41 (32.80%) Windows Server
5 39 (31.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (16.80%) Solaris
8 19 (15.20%) AIX
9 16 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (12.80%) Windows 7
10 15 (12.00%) HPUX
10 15 (12.00%) OS/400
10 15 (12.00%) SUSE
10 15 (12.00%) zOS
11 10 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
11 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (5.60%) Debian
13 6 (4.80%) Unix
14 5 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) High Availability
2 28 (22.40%) Coaching
3 26 (20.80%) ITIL
4 25 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 23 (18.40%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (14.40%) Performance Analysis
6 18 (14.40%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (12.80%) Business Continuity
7 16 (12.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (12.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 13 (10.40%) Change Management
9 13 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.60%) Incident Management
11 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.40%) ITIL V2
13 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.80%) Information Security
15 5 (4.00%) Change Control
15 5 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) SQL
2 23 (18.40%) PowerShell
3 19 (15.20%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.40%) PHP
5 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.80%) VBScript
6 5 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) Perl
7 1 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (16.80%) CCNA
2 21 (16.80%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (15.20%) MCSE
4 17 (13.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (8.80%) NCDA
6 10 (8.00%) Degree
6 10 (8.00%) MCITP
6 10 (8.00%) MCTS
7 6 (4.80%) MCSA
8 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.60%) CCNP
9 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.60%) MCP
10 1 (0.80%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 41 (32.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (22.40%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.00%) KVM
5 11 (8.80%) vSphere
6 7 (5.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (4.80%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.20%) SRDF
9 3 (2.40%) XenApp
9 3 (2.40%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.80%) NDS
11 1 (0.80%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.80%) pfSense
11 1 (0.80%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.80%) UAG
11 1 (0.80%) vCloud
11 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) LiteSpeed
2 15 (12.00%) Tivoli
3 13 (10.40%) SCOM
4 10 (8.00%) cPanel
4 10 (8.00%) Plesk
5 8 (6.40%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (6.40%) SCCM
5 8 (6.40%) SCOrch
6 5 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.40%) Nagios
8 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.60%) Puppet
8 2 (1.60%) SnapMirror
8 2 (1.60%) SnapVault
9 1 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (58.40%) VMware
2 56 (44.80%) Microsoft
3 45 (36.00%) Cisco
4 36 (28.80%) HP
5 34 (27.20%) NetApp
6 25 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 22 (17.60%) IBM
8 21 (16.80%) EMC
9 18 (14.40%) Oracle
10 17 (13.60%) Brocade
10 17 (13.60%) Symantec
11 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
12 15 (12.00%) BMC
12 15 (12.00%) CA
12 15 (12.00%) Juniper
13 14 (11.20%) Citrix
14 8 (6.40%) Intel Security
14 8 (6.40%) SAP
14 8 (6.40%) Veeam
15 5 (4.00%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience) + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago