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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 106 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 82 55 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.43% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 9.79% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 73 47 66
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £29,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
574 562 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.57% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 495 495 432
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Rochdale - 3 £52,000 - 2
Salford +2 2 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Stockport - 2 £41,250 -
Cheadle +4 1 - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 111 (76.03%) Windows
2 109 (74.66%) VMware
3 96 (65.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (52.74%) Active Directory
5 75 (51.37%) Microsoft
6 68 (46.58%) Citrix
7 60 (41.10%) MS Exchange
7 60 (41.10%) Hyper-V
8 56 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (37.67%) NAS
9 55 (37.67%) vSphere
10 52 (35.62%) ITIL
11 51 (34.93%) SQL Server
11 51 (34.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (32.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (27.40%) WAN
14 40 (27.40%) XenApp
15 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
16 38 (26.03%) Cisco
17 34 (23.29%) CCNA
17 34 (23.29%) NetApp
17 34 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (22.60%) LAN
18 33 (22.60%) MCSE
19 32 (21.92%) SQL
19 32 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 30 (20.55%) XenDesktop
20 30 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (41.10%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (19.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (14.38%) IIS
6 20 (13.70%) SharePoint
7 18 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.42%) Apache
9 5 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (2.05%) TPMS
12 2 (1.37%) Lync
13 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 39 (26.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) Office 365
2 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.11%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.67%) NAS
2 40 (27.40%) WAN
3 33 (22.60%) LAN
4 22 (15.07%) NetScaler
5 18 (12.33%) Firewall
6 17 (11.64%) DNS
7 15 (10.27%) TCP/IP
7 15 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (9.59%) DHCP
9 13 (8.90%) iSCSI
10 12 (8.22%) VPN
10 12 (8.22%) Internet
11 6 (4.11%) IPsec
11 6 (4.11%) SNMP
12 5 (3.42%) VLAN
12 5 (3.42%) Network Security
13 3 (2.05%) SMTP
13 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (2.05%) Unified Communications
13 3 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.42%) MySQL
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (2.74%) DB2
9 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 18 (12.33%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (8.90%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (8.90%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (8.22%) Analyst
4 11 (7.53%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (6.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (5.48%) Administrator
6 8 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Architect
6 8 (5.48%) DBA
6 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.48%) SQL DBA
7 7 (4.79%) Technical Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) IT Support
8 6 (4.11%) Citrix Support
9 5 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) Web Services
2 6 (4.11%) Middleware
3 4 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (2.74%) .NET
4 3 (2.05%) HTML
4 3 (2.05%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Clustering
2 13 (8.90%) Replication
3 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.74%) GIS
5 4 (2.74%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.05%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) CMDB
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 111 (76.03%) Windows
2 56 (38.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (34.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (30.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.75%) Linux
6 21 (14.38%) Windows XP
7 15 (10.27%) Solaris
7 15 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.90%) Windows 7
9 10 (6.85%) Windows 8
10 9 (6.16%) UNIX
10 9 (6.16%) AIX
11 6 (4.11%) zOS
12 5 (3.42%) Debian
13 4 (2.74%) SUSE
13 4 (2.74%) HPUX
13 4 (2.74%) OS/400
13 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000
14 3 (2.05%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) ITIL
2 23 (15.75%) Problem Management
3 22 (15.07%) Business Continuity
4 18 (12.33%) Change Control
5 17 (11.64%) Change Management
6 13 (8.90%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.85%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.16%) Capacity Management
9 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.79%) Service Management
11 6 (4.11%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.42%) Load Balancing
12 5 (3.42%) Project Management
12 5 (3.42%) Migration
12 5 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.92%) SQL
2 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.11%) Perl
4 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.05%) VBScript
5 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (23.29%) CCNA
3 33 (22.60%) MCSE
4 32 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (20.55%) CCA
5 30 (20.55%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (11.64%) MCTS
7 15 (10.27%) MCITP
8 14 (9.59%) MCSA
8 14 (9.59%) MCP
9 12 (8.22%) NCDA
10 11 (7.53%) Degree
11 8 (5.48%) VCAP
12 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 5 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.01%) SLA
2 8 (5.48%) QA
3 7 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) BS7799
System Software
1 96 (65.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (52.74%) Active Directory
3 60 (41.10%) Hyper-V
4 55 (37.67%) vSphere
5 40 (27.40%) XenApp
6 30 (20.55%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.16%) vCloud
8 8 (5.48%) MetaFrame
9 7 (4.79%) VMware ESX
10 6 (4.11%) XenServer
11 4 (2.74%) KVM
11 4 (2.74%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.05%) LiteSpeed
12 3 (2.05%) Squid
13 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (15.75%) SCCM
2 14 (9.59%) SCOM
3 11 (7.53%) Backup Exec
4 10 (6.85%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.11%) OpenNMS
5 6 (4.11%) Puppet
5 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.05%) WSUS
7 2 (1.37%) Nagios
7 2 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (74.66%) VMware
2 75 (51.37%) Microsoft
3 68 (46.58%) Citrix
4 38 (26.03%) Cisco
5 34 (23.29%) NetApp
6 30 (20.55%) EMC
7 28 (19.18%) HP
8 24 (16.44%) Symantec
9 18 (12.33%) Red Hat
10 12 (8.22%) Brocade
10 12 (8.22%) Oracle
11 11 (7.53%) McAfee
11 11 (7.53%) Dell
12 9 (6.16%) IBM
13 8 (5.48%) AppSense
14 7 (4.79%) Sophos
14 7 (4.79%) Apple
15 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
15 6 (4.11%) Veeam
15 6 (4.11%) Acronis
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago