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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 120 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 63 84 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.83% 2.51% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.91% 16.97% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 56
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,200 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
529 495 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.34% 14.81% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 466 418 482
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 June 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 June 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
Altrincham - 4 £32,000 -
Rochdale -2 2 £70,000 +25.00% 1
Stockport +9 1 £52,500 +36.36%
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 55 (45.08%) Microsoft
2 55 (45.08%) VMware
3 53 (43.44%) Windows Server
4 52 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
6 43 (35.25%) Active Directory
7 42 (34.43%) High Availability
8 39 (31.97%) Cisco
9 38 (31.15%) SQL
10 35 (28.69%) PowerShell
11 34 (27.87%) Replication
11 34 (27.87%) Firewall
12 33 (27.05%) T-SQL
13 31 (25.41%) DTS
13 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (25.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (23.77%) Linux
15 28 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (22.13%) Capacity Planning
16 27 (22.13%) Performance Monitoring
17 26 (21.31%) Performance Analysis
17 26 (21.31%) LAN
17 26 (21.31%) Clustering
18 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2000
18 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (19.67%) LiteSpeed

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 20 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) Apache
6 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.82%) nginx
6 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.03%) Office 365
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.92%) IaaS
4 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 26 (21.31%) LAN
3 22 (18.03%) WAN
4 21 (17.21%) VoIP
5 19 (15.57%) DHCP
6 18 (14.75%) VPN
7 17 (13.93%) DNS
8 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
9 12 (9.84%) Wireless
10 10 (8.20%) Internet
10 10 (8.20%) NAS
11 8 (6.56%) Ethernet
12 7 (5.74%) IP Telephony
12 7 (5.74%) IPv4
13 6 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.92%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (4.92%) IPsec
14 5 (4.10%) LDAP
15 4 (3.28%) DDNS
15 4 (3.28%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.41%) DTS
2 31 (25.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2000
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (18.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.82%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) ERwin
2 1 (0.82%) Ant
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) DBA
1 31 (25.41%) SQL DBA
2 21 (17.21%) Administrator
3 20 (16.39%) Analyst
4 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (12.30%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Server Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (9.02%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.56%) SAN Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Systems Manager
12 6 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) LAMP
3 1 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.82%) Node.js
3 1 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.87%) Replication
2 26 (21.31%) Clustering
3 14 (11.48%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.02%) Symmetrix
5 9 (7.38%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.74%) Driving Licence
8 6 (4.92%) CCTV
8 6 (4.92%) FMCG
9 5 (4.10%) Computer Science
10 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
10 4 (3.28%) IBM XIV
10 4 (3.28%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
11 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
12 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (78.69%) Windows
2 53 (43.44%) Windows Server
3 52 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (23.77%) Linux
6 10 (8.20%) CentOS
7 7 (5.74%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.92%) Unix
8 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.10%) Solaris
10 4 (3.28%) Debian
10 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.64%) Android
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) High Availability
2 27 (22.13%) Capacity Planning
2 27 (22.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 26 (21.31%) Performance Analysis
4 20 (16.39%) Change Control
5 18 (14.75%) ITIL
6 12 (9.84%) Service Management
7 11 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.20%) Change Management
9 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.74%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (5.74%) Project Management
10 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.74%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.10%) Migration
12 4 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) PowerShell
3 33 (27.05%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.74%) VBScript
5 4 (3.28%) VB
6 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) Python
7 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.66%) CCNA
2 13 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.66%) MCSE
3 9 (7.38%) Degree
3 9 (7.38%) MCSA
4 5 (4.10%) MCP
5 4 (3.28%) MCITP
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.82%) MCTS
7 1 (0.82%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (35.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.74%) SRDF
4 7 (5.74%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.92%) Xen
5 6 (4.92%) XenServer
6 3 (2.46%) vSphere
7 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.64%) vCloud
8 1 (0.82%) iptables
8 1 (0.82%) KVM
8 1 (0.82%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) oVirt
8 1 (0.82%) Postfix
8 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) LiteSpeed
2 8 (6.56%) cPanel
2 8 (6.56%) Plesk
2 8 (6.56%) SCCM
3 6 (4.92%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.10%) Nagios
5 4 (3.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.28%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.46%) Puppet
6 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.82%) Cacti
7 1 (0.82%) SCOM
7 1 (0.82%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.82%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.82%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (45.08%) Microsoft
1 55 (45.08%) VMware
2 39 (31.97%) Cisco
3 19 (15.57%) HP
4 18 (14.75%) NetApp
5 17 (13.93%) Remedy
6 12 (9.84%) EMC
7 11 (9.02%) 3PAR
8 10 (8.20%) Nimble Storage
8 10 (8.20%) Red Hat
9 9 (7.38%) Citrix
10 8 (6.56%) IBM
11 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.92%) Sophos
11 6 (4.92%) Symantec
12 4 (3.28%) Oracle
13 3 (2.46%) Dell
13 3 (2.46%) Veeam
14 2 (1.64%) SAP
15 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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