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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 109 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAN 78 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 2.00% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.47% 11.83% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 65 67
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle -4 6 £23,000 -54.90%
Altrincham - 5 £41,250 - 1
Stockport -1 4 £47,500 +10.46%
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Wigan +9 1 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Bolton - 1 £52,500 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 114 (79.72%) VMware
2 93 (65.03%) Windows
3 85 (59.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (53.15%) Microsoft
5 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (44.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (41.26%) Active Directory
8 54 (37.76%) MS Exchange
9 52 (36.36%) Cisco
10 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (34.97%) MS Excel
12 49 (34.27%) ITIL
13 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
14 46 (32.17%) Citrix
15 42 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (29.37%) Symantec
16 41 (28.67%) CCNA
16 41 (28.67%) Hyper-V
17 38 (26.57%) WAN
17 38 (26.57%) SQL
18 36 (25.17%) MCSE
18 36 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (23.08%) LAN
20 30 (20.98%) vSphere
21 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2013
22 28 (19.58%) EMC
22 28 (19.58%) Firewall
23 27 (18.88%) Backup Exec
23 27 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 26 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (37.76%) MS Exchange
2 36 (25.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (11.19%) WebSphere
7 12 (8.39%) IIS
8 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (5.59%) TPMS
10 6 (4.20%) Apache
11 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.70%) Lync
12 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (34.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.57%) WAN
2 33 (23.08%) LAN
3 28 (19.58%) Firewall
4 24 (16.78%) DNS
5 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
6 20 (13.99%) DHCP
6 20 (13.99%) NAS
7 14 (9.79%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.20%) Internet
9 5 (3.50%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.50%) Network Security
10 4 (2.80%) MPLS
10 4 (2.80%) VLAN
10 4 (2.80%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.10%) IPsec
11 3 (2.10%) SMTP
11 3 (2.10%) VPN
12 2 (1.40%) SNMP
12 2 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (9.79%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.39%) RDBMS
5 12 (8.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.10%) MySQL
8 2 (1.40%) DB2
8 2 (1.40%) OLAP
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Law
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
3 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (13.99%) Analyst
2 18 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Architect
4 16 (11.19%) Consultant
4 16 (11.19%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) DBA
8 8 (5.59%) SQL DBA
8 8 (5.59%) Administrator
9 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) Middleware
2 10 (6.99%) .NET
3 4 (2.80%) HTML
3 4 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.10%) CSS
4 3 (2.10%) XML
5 2 (1.40%) J2EE
5 2 (1.40%) Web Services
5 2 (1.40%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Replication
2 9 (6.29%) Clustering
3 8 (5.59%) GIS
4 5 (3.50%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) Celerra
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.40%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) VAX
6 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (65.03%) Windows
2 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (44.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (16.78%) Windows XP
4 24 (16.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (15.38%) Linux
6 17 (11.89%) Solaris
7 12 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.39%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.59%) AIX
9 7 (4.90%) UNIX
10 5 (3.50%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.50%) HPUX
11 4 (2.80%) zOS
11 4 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.10%) Debian
12 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.10%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.40%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) ITIL
2 21 (14.69%) Business Continuity
3 16 (11.19%) Problem Management
4 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (9.09%) Project Management
6 12 (8.39%) Service Management
7 9 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.59%) Change Control
9 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.90%) Migration
10 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.50%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (3.50%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.50%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.80%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.80%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (2.80%) TOGAF
12 4 (2.80%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.57%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.20%) Perl
4 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.10%) VBScript
4 3 (2.10%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.70%) Ruby
5 1 (0.70%) AppleScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (35.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (29.37%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (28.67%) CCNA
4 36 (25.17%) MCSE
5 27 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (16.08%) MCSA
7 22 (15.38%) MCTS
8 19 (13.29%) Citrix Certification
8 19 (13.29%) MCP
8 19 (13.29%) Degree
9 14 (9.79%) MCITP
10 12 (8.39%) CCA
11 11 (7.69%) NCDA
12 3 (2.10%) CCEE
13 2 (1.40%) HP AIS
13 2 (1.40%) HP ASE
13 2 (1.40%) HP MASE
13 2 (1.40%) VCDX
13 2 (1.40%) CCIA
13 2 (1.40%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 85 (59.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (41.26%) Active Directory
3 41 (28.67%) Hyper-V
4 30 (20.98%) vSphere
5 21 (14.69%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.59%) XenApp
7 7 (4.90%) vCloud
8 6 (4.20%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.50%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.80%) XenServer
11 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.10%) Squid
12 2 (1.40%) Postfix
12 2 (1.40%) KVM
13 1 (0.70%) Xen
13 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.70%) Samba
13 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.70%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (18.88%) Backup Exec
2 23 (16.08%) SCCM
3 17 (11.89%) SCOM
4 15 (10.49%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.50%) WSUS
6 3 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.40%) Nagios
7 2 (1.40%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.40%) Puppet
7 2 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 114 (79.72%) VMware
2 76 (53.15%) Microsoft
3 52 (36.36%) Cisco
4 46 (32.17%) Citrix
5 42 (29.37%) Symantec
6 28 (19.58%) EMC
7 23 (16.08%) NetApp
8 22 (15.38%) Oracle
9 18 (12.59%) HP
10 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
11 15 (10.49%) IBM
12 14 (9.79%) Juniper
13 12 (8.39%) McAfee
13 12 (8.39%) Hitachi
14 11 (7.69%) Sophos
15 10 (6.99%) Brocade
16 7 (4.90%) Apple
16 7 (4.90%) Dell
17 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
18 4 (2.80%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits+ £20k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + car or allow + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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