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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 96 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAN 93 75 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.57% 1.88% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.82% 13.11% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 55 61
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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
588 572 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.27% 14.37% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 465 448 541
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Bolton +16 5 £32,500 -38.09%
Rochdale -3 5 £40,000 - 2
Stockport +6 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Oldham - 3 £30,000 -
Salford - 3 £42,500 -
Cheadle +5 2 £39,000 +69.56%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 156 (83.87%) Windows
2 145 (77.96%) VMware
3 129 (69.35%) Microsoft
4 89 (47.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 81 (43.55%) Cisco
5 81 (43.55%) Active Directory
6 79 (42.47%) HP
6 79 (42.47%) NetApp
6 79 (42.47%) MS Exchange
7 78 (41.94%) Hyper-V
8 65 (34.95%) SQL Server
8 65 (34.95%) Firewall
9 61 (32.80%) MS Excel
10 60 (32.26%) Linux
11 54 (29.03%) Citrix
12 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (25.81%) ITIL
14 46 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (24.19%) DNS
16 43 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 42 (22.58%) LAN
18 41 (22.04%) DHCP
18 41 (22.04%) XenDesktop
19 39 (20.97%) CheckPoint
20 37 (19.89%) VPN
21 36 (19.35%) WAN
21 36 (19.35%) Symantec
21 36 (19.35%) Windows 8

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 79 (42.47%) MS Exchange
2 46 (24.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (13.98%) IIS
4 23 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (11.83%) WebSphere
5 22 (11.83%) WebLogic
6 19 (10.22%) SharePoint
7 18 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.61%) Apache
12 2 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.54%) Lync
13 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (32.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.95%) Firewall
2 45 (24.19%) DNS
3 42 (22.58%) LAN
4 41 (22.04%) DHCP
5 37 (19.89%) VPN
6 36 (19.35%) WAN
7 35 (18.82%) NAS
8 26 (13.98%) TCP/IP
9 22 (11.83%) VoIP
10 17 (9.14%) Ethernet
11 15 (8.06%) Wireless
12 12 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (5.91%) iSCSI
13 11 (5.91%) IPv4
14 9 (4.84%) VLAN
14 9 (4.84%) NetScaler
15 7 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.76%) BGP
16 5 (2.69%) MPLS
16 5 (2.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database
3 22 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.83%) Oracle Exadata
3 22 (11.83%) DB2
3 22 (11.83%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.15%) MySQL
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) DTS
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) ERwin
General
1 14 (7.53%) Finance
2 9 (4.84%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 38 (20.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 32 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.90%) Architect
5 23 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (11.83%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (11.83%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 20 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 20 (10.75%) Technical Support
8 18 (9.68%) Server Engineer
9 16 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (8.60%) Technical Support Engineer
9 16 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Administrator
12 11 (5.91%) Server Support
12 11 (5.91%) Consultant
12 11 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (4.84%) Support Specialist
13 9 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.83%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (11.83%) Middleware
1 22 (11.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (6.45%) Web Services
3 3 (1.61%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.08%) EDI
4 2 (1.08%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) COM
5 1 (0.54%) SOAP
5 1 (0.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.83%) FlexPod
2 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.14%) Clustering
4 8 (4.30%) Replication
5 4 (2.15%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.15%) LPAR
5 4 (2.15%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.08%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) Derivative
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 156 (83.87%) Windows
2 60 (32.26%) Linux
3 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (19.35%) Windows 8
7 32 (17.20%) Windows 7
8 24 (12.90%) AIX
8 24 (12.90%) HPUX
8 24 (12.90%) Solaris
9 22 (11.83%) SUSE
9 22 (11.83%) OS/400
9 22 (11.83%) zOS
9 22 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (9.14%) UNIX
11 16 (8.60%) Windows XP
12 11 (5.91%) Android
13 8 (4.30%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.69%) Debian
14 5 (2.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) ITIL
2 34 (18.28%) Coaching
3 33 (17.74%) Business Continuity
4 28 (15.05%) Mentoring
5 26 (13.98%) Infrastructure Management
6 17 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (8.06%) Service Management
8 13 (6.99%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.91%) Change Management
10 10 (5.38%) Migration
10 10 (5.38%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.76%) Information Security
13 6 (3.23%) Data Protection
13 6 (3.23%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.69%) Project Management
14 5 (2.69%) Asset Management
15 4 (2.15%) Process Management
15 4 (2.15%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.75%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.14%) SQL
3 8 (4.30%) VB
4 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.15%) VBScript
6 3 (1.61%) PHP
7 2 (1.08%) Perl
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (16.67%) MCSE
3 21 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (8.60%) CCNA
4 16 (8.60%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (8.06%) CCA
5 15 (8.06%) MCITP
6 12 (6.45%) Degree
6 12 (6.45%) NCDA
7 9 (4.84%) MCTS
7 9 (4.84%) MCSA
8 6 (3.23%) MCP
9 5 (2.69%) CCNP
9 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.15%) MCPD
10 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.54%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.54%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (47.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 78 (41.94%) Hyper-V
4 41 (22.04%) XenDesktop
5 29 (15.59%) XenApp
6 26 (13.98%) vSphere
7 22 (11.83%) KVM
8 13 (6.99%) XenServer
9 9 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.30%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.54%) NFS
13 1 (0.54%) Firmware
13 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.54%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (11.83%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.84%) SCCM
4 7 (3.76%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.69%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.15%) SCOM
7 3 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.61%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.61%) Nagios
8 2 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.54%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 145 (77.96%) VMware
2 129 (69.35%) Microsoft
3 81 (43.55%) Cisco
4 79 (42.47%) HP
4 79 (42.47%) NetApp
5 54 (29.03%) Citrix
6 39 (20.97%) CheckPoint
7 36 (19.35%) Symantec
8 31 (16.67%) EMC
9 28 (15.05%) IBM
9 28 (15.05%) Oracle
10 27 (14.52%) Brocade
11 24 (12.90%) Red Hat
12 22 (11.83%) Juniper
12 22 (11.83%) BMC
12 22 (11.83%) CA
13 20 (10.75%) Wyse
14 18 (9.68%) Dell
15 16 (8.60%) 3PAR
16 10 (5.38%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Base salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
VCG Connect
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 26 days ago