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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 100 116 142
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 84 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.50% 1.76% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 12.30% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £24,200 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,800 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
490 569 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.57% 14.31% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 414 490 541
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Rochdale +2 8 £58,000 +132.00% 2
Bolton +9 2 £45,750 +103.33%
Stockport +4 2 £38,500 -5.52% 2
Wigan +5 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £30,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 152 (83.52%) Windows
2 143 (78.57%) VMware
3 116 (63.74%) Microsoft
4 90 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (45.60%) Cisco
6 80 (43.96%) NetApp
7 79 (43.41%) Active Directory
8 70 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 68 (37.36%) MS Exchange
10 64 (35.16%) HP
10 64 (35.16%) Hyper-V
11 57 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (30.77%) Citrix
13 54 (29.67%) Linux
14 49 (26.92%) ITIL
15 48 (26.37%) DNS
15 48 (26.37%) Data Centre
16 47 (25.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (25.82%) MS Excel
17 46 (25.27%) Firewall
18 40 (21.98%) DHCP
19 36 (19.78%) EMC
20 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (19.23%) XenDesktop
21 34 (18.68%) LAN
22 33 (18.13%) Symantec
23 32 (17.58%) Business Continuity
23 32 (17.58%) NAS
24 31 (17.03%) Coaching

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 68 (37.36%) MS Exchange
2 47 (25.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (13.19%) IIS
5 23 (12.64%) WebSphere
5 23 (12.64%) WebLogic
6 20 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (8.24%) SharePoint
8 14 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.10%) Lync
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 47 (25.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.64%) IBM PureFlex
2 13 (7.14%) Office 365
3 11 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.75%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.37%) DNS
2 46 (25.27%) Firewall
3 40 (21.98%) DHCP
4 34 (18.68%) LAN
5 32 (17.58%) NAS
6 31 (17.03%) WAN
7 30 (16.48%) VPN
8 20 (10.99%) VoIP
9 19 (10.44%) Ethernet
10 18 (9.89%) TCP/IP
11 16 (8.79%) Wireless
12 12 (6.59%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (5.49%) iSCSI
13 10 (5.49%) IPv4
14 8 (4.40%) VLAN
14 8 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.85%) BGP
16 6 (3.30%) Internet
16 6 (3.30%) FTP
17 5 (2.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.19%) Oracle Database
3 23 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 23 (12.64%) Oracle Exadata
3 23 (12.64%) DB2
3 23 (12.64%) RDBMS
4 20 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.65%) MySQL
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ERwin
General
1 11 (6.04%) Finance
1 11 (6.04%) Retail
2 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.75%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.93%) Support Engineer
2 27 (14.84%) Architect
3 24 (13.19%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (12.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 18 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 12 (6.59%) Administrator
8 12 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) Technical Support Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) Consultant
9 11 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.49%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (3.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.19%) Middleware
2 23 (12.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (12.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (4.40%) Web Services
4 6 (3.30%) EDI
5 2 (1.10%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.55%) .NET
6 1 (0.55%) J2EE
6 1 (0.55%) COM
6 1 (0.55%) SOAP
6 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.37%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.64%) FlexPod
3 15 (8.24%) Clustering
4 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.95%) HP StoreVirtual
5 9 (4.95%) Replication
6 5 (2.75%) LPAR
6 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.20%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.20%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.65%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 152 (83.52%) Windows
2 57 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (29.67%) Linux
4 47 (25.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (12.64%) SUSE
7 23 (12.64%) OS/400
7 23 (12.64%) zOS
7 23 (12.64%) AIX
7 23 (12.64%) HPUX
7 23 (12.64%) Solaris
8 22 (12.09%) Windows 7
9 17 (9.34%) Windows 8
10 13 (7.14%) UNIX
11 12 (6.59%) Windows XP
12 10 (5.49%) Android
13 8 (4.40%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.20%) Debian
14 4 (2.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.92%) ITIL
2 32 (17.58%) Business Continuity
3 31 (17.03%) Coaching
4 30 (16.48%) Infrastructure Management
5 27 (14.84%) Mentoring
6 23 (12.64%) Converged Infrastructure
7 22 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (9.89%) Incident Management
9 17 (9.34%) Service Management
10 15 (8.24%) Change Management
11 11 (6.04%) Project Management
12 10 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (4.95%) People Management
13 9 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (4.40%) Migration
14 8 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
15 7 (3.85%) Information Security
16 6 (3.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.89%) SQL
2 14 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.59%) VB
4 9 (4.95%) VBScript
5 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.10%) C
7 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (8.24%) CCNA
3 15 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (7.14%) MCSE
4 13 (7.14%) Degree
5 12 (6.59%) MCITP
5 12 (6.59%) CCA
5 12 (6.59%) NCDA
6 7 (3.85%) MCTS
7 6 (3.30%) MCPD
7 6 (3.30%) CCNP
7 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (2.20%) MCSA
8 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) MCP
10 1 (0.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (49.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (43.41%) Active Directory
3 64 (35.16%) Hyper-V
4 35 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 26 (14.29%) XenApp
6 25 (13.74%) vSphere
7 23 (12.64%) KVM
8 16 (8.79%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (5.49%) XenServer
10 9 (4.95%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.10%) Firmware
11 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.10%) vCloud
12 1 (0.55%) NFS
12 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.64%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.14%) SCCM
3 5 (2.75%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.65%) Nagios
4 3 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.10%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.10%) cPanel
5 2 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.10%) Plesk
5 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.55%) MOM
6 1 (0.55%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.55%) WSUS
6 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 143 (78.57%) VMware
2 116 (63.74%) Microsoft
3 83 (45.60%) Cisco
4 80 (43.96%) NetApp
5 64 (35.16%) HP
6 56 (30.77%) Citrix
7 36 (19.78%) EMC
8 33 (18.13%) Symantec
9 29 (15.93%) IBM
9 29 (15.93%) Oracle
10 28 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 27 (14.84%) Brocade
12 24 (13.19%) Red Hat
13 23 (12.64%) Juniper
13 23 (12.64%) BMC
13 23 (12.64%) CA
14 20 (10.99%) Dell
15 8 (4.40%) Meraki
16 7 (3.85%) Wyse
16 7 (3.85%) Hitachi
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