The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 134 94
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs citing SAN 76 50 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.89% 1.22% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.60% 8.61% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70 39 70
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 581 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 14.16% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 492 505 464
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 5 £25,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £36,500 - 1
Wigan -1 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheadle +2 1 - -
Bolton -3 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (73.03%) Windows
2 109 (71.71%) VMware
3 97 (63.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (48.68%) Microsoft
5 72 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 63 (41.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (40.13%) Citrix
8 60 (39.47%) MS Exchange
8 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (34.21%) Hyper-V
10 48 (31.58%) vSphere
10 48 (31.58%) ITIL
11 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
12 46 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (28.95%) MS Excel
14 42 (27.63%) NAS
15 41 (26.97%) WAN
16 40 (26.32%) Cisco
16 40 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (24.34%) SQL
18 36 (23.68%) LAN
19 34 (22.37%) EMC
20 32 (21.05%) XenApp
20 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
21 30 (19.74%) MCSE
21 30 (19.74%) Symantec
21 30 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
22 29 (19.08%) NetApp
22 29 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (19.08%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 32 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 30 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
7 14 (9.21%) IIS
8 9 (5.92%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (3.29%) TPMS
10 5 (3.29%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.97%) Apache
13 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.66%) Lync
14 1 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 44 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.87%) Office 365
2 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 42 (27.63%) NAS
2 41 (26.97%) WAN
3 36 (23.68%) LAN
4 22 (14.47%) Firewall
5 16 (10.53%) DNS
6 15 (9.87%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (9.87%) NetScaler
7 14 (9.21%) TCP/IP
8 13 (8.55%) DHCP
9 11 (7.24%) Internet
10 10 (6.58%) iSCSI
10 10 (6.58%) VPN
11 5 (3.29%) Unified Communications
11 5 (3.29%) VLAN
12 4 (2.63%) Network Security
12 4 (2.63%) IPsec
12 4 (2.63%) SNMP
13 3 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.97%) SMTP
13 3 (1.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.32%) DB2
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.21%) Analyst
3 11 (7.24%) DBA
3 11 (7.24%) SQL DBA
4 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (5.92%) Consultant
5 9 (5.92%) Administrator
6 8 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 8 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (5.26%) Architect
7 7 (4.61%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.61%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (4.61%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) IT Support
8 6 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.29%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) .NET
1 7 (4.61%) Middleware
2 5 (3.29%) Web Services
3 3 (1.97%) HTML
3 3 (1.97%) CSS
3 3 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.66%) COM
5 1 (0.66%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) Clustering
2 16 (10.53%) Replication
3 7 (4.61%) GIS
3 7 (4.61%) CLARiiON
4 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) CMDB
7 2 (1.32%) Celerra
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 111 (73.03%) Windows
2 63 (41.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (16.45%) Windows XP
5 25 (16.45%) Linux
6 16 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.53%) Solaris
7 13 (8.55%) Windows 7
8 10 (6.58%) UNIX
8 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.26%) AIX
10 6 (3.95%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.29%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.29%) zOS
12 3 (1.97%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.97%) Debian
12 3 (1.97%) MVS
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.58%) ITIL
2 24 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 23 (15.13%) Business Continuity
4 19 (12.50%) Change Control
5 15 (9.87%) Change Management
6 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.89%) Project Management
8 9 (5.92%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (4.61%) Service Management
10 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (3.95%) Migration
11 6 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.34%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.95%) Perl
4 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.97%) VBScript
5 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.66%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 46 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (19.74%) MCSE
3 29 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (19.08%) CCNA
3 29 (19.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (17.11%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (15.79%) CCA
6 20 (13.16%) MCTS
7 16 (10.53%) MCP
8 15 (9.87%) MCSA
9 14 (9.21%) NCDA
10 12 (7.89%) MCITP
11 11 (7.24%) Degree
12 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.63%) VCAP
13 2 (1.32%) VCDX
13 2 (1.32%) HP AIS
13 2 (1.32%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.32%) HP MASE
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.79%) SLA
2 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.92%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) BS7799
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (63.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 52 (34.21%) Hyper-V
4 48 (31.58%) vSphere
5 32 (21.05%) XenApp
6 24 (15.79%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.24%) VMware ESX
8 9 (5.92%) vCloud
9 8 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (5.26%) MetaFrame
10 7 (4.61%) XenServer
11 6 (3.95%) VMware Server
11 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.97%) LiteSpeed
12 3 (1.97%) Squid
13 2 (1.32%) KVM
14 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) SCCM
2 16 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 13 (8.55%) SCOM
4 12 (7.89%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.63%) OpenNMS
5 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.63%) Puppet
5 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.97%) WSUS
7 2 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.32%) Nagios
7 2 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (71.71%) VMware
2 74 (48.68%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.13%) Citrix
4 40 (26.32%) Cisco
5 34 (22.37%) EMC
6 30 (19.74%) Symantec
7 29 (19.08%) NetApp
8 26 (17.11%) HP
9 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 12 (7.89%) McAfee
10 12 (7.89%) Oracle
11 11 (7.24%) Brocade
12 10 (6.58%) Apple
12 10 (6.58%) IBM
12 10 (6.58%) Dell
13 8 (5.26%) AppSense
13 8 (5.26%) Sophos
14 6 (3.95%) Juniper
15 4 (2.63%) ProCurve
15 4 (2.63%) Veeam
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