The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 136 94 114
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 61 99 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 2.59% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 18.00% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 48 65 74
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,377 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.94% -4.76%
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
557 550 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.06% 14.41% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 490 446 510
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

SAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -13 8 £55,000 -5.17% 1
Salford +9 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Altrincham +5 1 - -
Stockport -10 1 £21,000 -30.00%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 74 (60.16%) Windows
2 62 (50.41%) VMware
3 50 (40.65%) Cisco
4 47 (38.21%) Microsoft
4 47 (38.21%) Windows Server
5 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 44 (35.77%) Firewall
7 41 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (30.89%) SQL Server
9 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (27.64%) SQL
10 34 (27.64%) High Availability
11 32 (26.02%) ITIL
11 32 (26.02%) PowerShell
12 31 (25.20%) LAN
13 27 (21.95%) Linux
13 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (19.51%) Replication
14 24 (19.51%) Clustering
14 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
14 24 (19.51%) VPN
15 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (17.89%) DNS
16 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
17 21 (17.07%) WAN
17 21 (17.07%) HP
17 21 (17.07%) Service Management
17 21 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (16.26%) Wireless

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.69%) IIS
4 6 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) Office 365
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.50%) IaaS
5 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) GitHub
7 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (35.77%) Firewall
2 31 (25.20%) LAN
3 24 (19.51%) VPN
4 22 (17.89%) DNS
5 21 (17.07%) WAN
6 20 (16.26%) Wireless
7 18 (14.63%) DHCP
7 18 (14.63%) NAS
8 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
9 14 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (11.38%) IP Telephony
10 13 (10.57%) IPsec
10 13 (10.57%) VoIP
11 11 (8.94%) Internet
12 9 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (6.50%) SSL
14 7 (5.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (5.69%) LDAP
14 7 (5.69%) Network Security
14 7 (5.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.26%) DTS
3 20 (16.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (11.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (4.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.25%) MySQL
10 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.63%) ERwin
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) DBA
1 26 (21.14%) SQL DBA
2 24 (19.51%) Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) Administrator
4 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (8.94%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior DBA
9 7 (5.69%) Senior SQL DBA
9 7 (5.69%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.81%) Flash
4 1 (0.81%) LAMP
4 1 (0.81%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Clustering
1 24 (19.51%) Replication
2 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.13%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.69%) Symmetrix
6 6 (4.88%) CCTV
6 6 (4.88%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.88%) FMCG
7 5 (4.07%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.63%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.81%) IPTV
10 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (60.16%) Windows
2 47 (38.21%) Windows Server
3 41 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.95%) Linux
4 27 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.94%) CentOS
7 8 (6.50%) Unix
8 7 (5.69%) Solaris
9 6 (4.88%) Debian
9 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.63%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.81%) AIX
12 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) High Availability
2 32 (26.02%) ITIL
3 21 (17.07%) Service Management
4 16 (13.01%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (13.01%) Change Control
5 15 (12.20%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (12.20%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.50%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.50%) Project Management
10 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.69%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.69%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.88%) DevOps
12 6 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) SQL
2 32 (26.02%) PowerShell
3 22 (17.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.69%) VBScript
5 5 (4.07%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) PHP
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) Python
7 3 (2.44%) Ruby
8 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.20%) MCSE
3 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 12 (9.76%) MCSA
5 11 (8.94%) CCNA
6 6 (4.88%) MCITP
6 6 (4.88%) MCP
7 2 (1.63%) CCNP
7 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCPD
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.81%) NCDA
8 1 (0.81%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.50%) SLA
3 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.63%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.88%) vSphere
5 6 (4.88%) Xen
5 6 (4.88%) XenServer
6 5 (4.07%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.44%) SRDF
8 3 (2.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.81%) iptables
9 1 (0.81%) KVM
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.81%) NFS
9 1 (0.81%) oVirt
9 1 (0.81%) Postfix
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (11.38%) LiteSpeed
2 10 (8.13%) SCCM
3 8 (6.50%) Cacti
4 7 (5.69%) SCOM
5 6 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Nagios
5 6 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.88%) Puppet
6 5 (4.07%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.44%) cPanel
7 3 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.44%) Plesk
7 3 (2.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.81%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 62 (50.41%) VMware
2 50 (40.65%) Cisco
3 47 (38.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (17.07%) HP
5 20 (16.26%) NetApp
6 14 (11.38%) Remedy
7 12 (9.76%) 3PAR
8 11 (8.94%) Citrix
8 11 (8.94%) EMC
8 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.13%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (5.69%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (5.69%) IronPort
10 7 (5.69%) Polycom
10 7 (5.69%) Siemens
11 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.88%) Dell
11 6 (4.88%) IBM
11 6 (4.88%) Sophos
11 6 (4.88%) Symantec
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