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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing SAN 93 65 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.36% 1.75% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.98% 13.40% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 77
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £63,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
621 485 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.05% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 518 425 558
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Cheadle - 11 £39,000 -
Stockport -2 6 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Wigan - 2 £53,750 -
Bolton +4 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Salford - 1 - - 2
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 151 (78.24%) Windows
2 148 (76.68%) VMware
3 124 (64.25%) Microsoft
4 95 (49.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 91 (47.15%) Hyper-V
6 90 (46.63%) Active Directory
7 78 (40.41%) MS Exchange
8 76 (39.38%) Citrix
9 72 (37.31%) HP
9 72 (37.31%) Cisco
10 67 (34.72%) MS Excel
11 66 (34.20%) NAS
12 64 (33.16%) NetApp
13 59 (30.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 55 (28.50%) ITIL
15 54 (27.98%) SQL Server
15 54 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (26.42%) Firewall
17 50 (25.91%) Linux
18 48 (24.87%) MCSE
19 44 (22.80%) DNS
19 44 (22.80%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (22.80%) vSphere
20 43 (22.28%) Symantec
21 41 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
22 40 (20.73%) IIS
23 38 (19.69%) XenApp
24 33 (17.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 33 (17.10%) CheckPoint

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 78 (40.41%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.73%) IIS
3 31 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (12.44%) SharePoint
5 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (9.84%) WebSphere
6 19 (9.84%) WebLogic
7 16 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.63%) Apache
10 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.04%) Lync
13 1 (0.52%) TPMS
Applications
1 67 (34.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.04%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (34.20%) NAS
2 51 (26.42%) Firewall
3 44 (22.80%) DNS
4 33 (17.10%) DHCP
4 33 (17.10%) WAN
5 32 (16.58%) LAN
6 29 (15.03%) TCP/IP
7 24 (12.44%) NetScaler
8 23 (11.92%) VPN
9 17 (8.81%) iSCSI
10 13 (6.74%) VoIP
11 12 (6.22%) Internet
12 10 (5.18%) Ethernet
13 9 (4.66%) Wireless
13 9 (4.66%) Unified Communications
14 8 (4.15%) VLAN
15 7 (3.63%) IPsec
15 7 (3.63%) SMTP
16 6 (3.11%) SNMP
17 5 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.95%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.84%) DB2
3 19 (9.84%) RDBMS
3 19 (9.84%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.63%) MySQL
7 6 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (8.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.55%) Back Office
5 2 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (19.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 35 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (16.58%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.95%) Architect
4 25 (12.95%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (10.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (9.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 19 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 19 (9.84%) Server Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Consultant
8 15 (7.77%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (6.74%) Server Support
10 12 (6.22%) Technical Support
11 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (5.70%) Storage Engineer
12 10 (5.18%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Server Support Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Technical Support Engineer
13 9 (4.66%) Storage Support Engineer
14 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (9.84%) Middleware
2 14 (7.25%) Web Services
3 7 (3.63%) .NET
4 3 (1.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Clustering
2 19 (9.84%) FlexPod
3 18 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.63%) Replication
5 5 (2.59%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.07%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.55%) iPad
7 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) Open Source
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 151 (78.24%) Windows
2 54 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (25.91%) Linux
4 44 (22.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (16.58%) Windows 8
7 28 (14.51%) Windows 7
8 21 (10.88%) AIX
8 21 (10.88%) HPUX
8 21 (10.88%) Solaris
9 19 (9.84%) SUSE
9 19 (9.84%) OS/400
9 19 (9.84%) zOS
9 19 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (7.25%) UNIX
10 14 (7.25%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.63%) Android
11 7 (3.63%) Debian
12 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.50%) ITIL
2 31 (16.06%) Business Continuity
3 29 (15.03%) Mentoring
4 27 (13.99%) Coaching
5 25 (12.95%) Infrastructure Management
6 15 (7.77%) Migration
7 12 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.22%) Service Management
8 9 (4.66%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.15%) Data Protection
10 7 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.11%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.11%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.11%) Change Management
12 5 (2.59%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.59%) High Availability
13 4 (2.07%) Capacity Management
13 4 (2.07%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.36%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.81%) SQL
3 11 (5.70%) Perl
4 7 (3.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.55%) PHP
6 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (30.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (24.87%) MCSE
3 33 (17.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (16.06%) Citrix Certification
5 28 (14.51%) CCA
6 25 (12.95%) MCITP
7 23 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (11.92%) CCNA
8 19 (9.84%) MCSA
9 15 (7.77%) Degree
10 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 10 (5.18%) MCP
12 9 (4.66%) MCTS
13 8 (4.15%) VCAP
13 8 (4.15%) NCDA
14 7 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (2.07%) MCPD
15 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 2 (1.04%) NCIE
17 1 (0.52%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (49.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (47.15%) Hyper-V
3 90 (46.63%) Active Directory
4 44 (22.80%) vSphere
5 40 (20.73%) XenDesktop
6 38 (19.69%) XenApp
7 19 (9.84%) KVM
8 14 (7.25%) XenServer
9 10 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (4.66%) Terminal Services
11 8 (4.15%) vCloud
12 7 (3.63%) VMware ESX
13 4 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.55%) Kamailio
15 1 (0.52%) NFS
15 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (9.84%) Tivoli
2 15 (7.77%) SCOM
3 14 (7.25%) SCCM
4 13 (6.74%) Backup Exec
5 8 (4.15%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (3.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (3.11%) OpenNMS
8 4 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (2.07%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.07%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.07%) Nagios
9 2 (1.04%) WSUS
9 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.04%) Puppet
10 1 (0.52%) Cacti
10 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 148 (76.68%) VMware
2 124 (64.25%) Microsoft
3 76 (39.38%) Citrix
4 72 (37.31%) HP
4 72 (37.31%) Cisco
5 64 (33.16%) NetApp
6 43 (22.28%) Symantec
7 33 (17.10%) CheckPoint
8 30 (15.54%) EMC
9 27 (13.99%) Oracle
10 25 (12.95%) IBM
11 23 (11.92%) Dell
11 23 (11.92%) Brocade
12 21 (10.88%) Red Hat
13 20 (10.36%) Juniper
14 19 (9.84%) BMC
14 19 (9.84%) CA
15 16 (8.29%) Wyse
16 14 (7.25%) 3PAR
17 8 (4.15%) Veeam
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + OTE uncapped £70k+ per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Southway Housing
Salary: £33.5k - 37.5k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago