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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 89 65 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.20% 1.73% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 12.22% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 68
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £72,500 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
554 532 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.70% 14.18% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 474 455 452
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 4 £52,000 - 2
Salford - 3 £48,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 112 (74.67%) VMware
2 110 (73.33%) Windows
3 94 (62.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (51.33%) Microsoft
5 75 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 72 (48.00%) Citrix
7 60 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 60 (40.00%) NAS
8 55 (36.67%) ITIL
9 54 (36.00%) MS Exchange
10 51 (34.00%) vSphere
11 49 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (32.00%) SQL Server
13 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (27.33%) XenApp
15 38 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (24.67%) Cisco
17 35 (23.33%) MCSE
18 34 (22.67%) CCNA
18 34 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (22.00%) Citrix Certification
19 33 (22.00%) WAN
20 32 (21.33%) CCA
20 32 (21.33%) MS Excel
21 31 (20.67%) NetApp
21 31 (20.67%) XenDesktop
21 31 (20.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 29 (19.33%) EMC
22 29 (19.33%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.00%) IIS
3 24 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.67%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.33%) Apache
8 5 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.67%) TPMS
9 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.33%) Lync
12 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) Office 365
2 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.00%) NAS
2 33 (22.00%) WAN
3 25 (16.67%) LAN
4 23 (15.33%) NetScaler
5 22 (14.67%) DNS
6 20 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 16 (10.67%) DHCP
7 16 (10.67%) Internet
8 15 (10.00%) iSCSI
8 15 (10.00%) VPN
9 13 (8.67%) Firewall
10 9 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (5.33%) IPsec
11 8 (5.33%) SNMP
12 5 (3.33%) VLAN
13 4 (2.67%) Network Security
13 4 (2.67%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.67%) SMTP
14 3 (2.00%) VoIP
14 3 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (4.00%) DB2
8 5 (3.33%) MySQL
9 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Legal
3 2 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Billing
4 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (9.33%) Analyst
2 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (9.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (6.67%) Architect
4 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (5.33%) IT Support
5 8 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (4.67%) DBA
6 7 (4.67%) SQL DBA
7 6 (4.00%) Citrix Support
7 6 (4.00%) Administrator
7 6 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.00%) Web Services
2 6 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (4.00%) Middleware
3 5 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Clustering
2 13 (8.67%) Replication
3 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.00%) FlexPod
6 5 (3.33%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.00%) GIS
7 3 (2.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.33%) CMDB
8 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Statistics
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) iPhone
9 1 (0.67%) Open Source
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.33%) Windows
2 49 (32.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (27.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (25.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (16.67%) Linux
6 16 (10.67%) Windows XP
7 15 (10.00%) Solaris
7 15 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (8.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (7.33%) AIX
10 9 (6.00%) Windows 8
11 8 (5.33%) UNIX
11 8 (5.33%) zOS
12 6 (4.00%) SUSE
12 6 (4.00%) HPUX
12 6 (4.00%) OS/400
13 5 (3.33%) Windows 2000
13 5 (3.33%) Debian
14 2 (1.33%) MVS
14 2 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.67%) ITIL
2 23 (15.33%) Problem Management
3 21 (14.00%) Business Continuity
4 17 (11.33%) Change Management
5 16 (10.67%) Change Control
5 16 (10.67%) Mentoring
6 14 (9.33%) Coaching
6 14 (9.33%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 10 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.67%) Service Management
10 9 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.00%) Load Balancing
13 5 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.67%) SQL
2 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.67%) Perl
4 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.33%) VBScript
5 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (23.33%) MCSE
3 34 (22.67%) CCNA
3 34 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (22.00%) Citrix Certification
5 32 (21.33%) CCA
6 31 (20.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (14.00%) MCITP
8 16 (10.67%) MCTS
8 16 (10.67%) MCSA
8 16 (10.67%) MCP
9 14 (9.33%) Degree
10 10 (6.67%) VCAP
10 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 8 (5.33%) NCDA
12 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.67%) MCPD
13 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) SLA
2 8 (5.33%) QA
3 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (62.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 60 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 51 (34.00%) vSphere
5 41 (27.33%) XenApp
6 31 (20.67%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (6.67%) vCloud
7 10 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 9 (6.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (5.33%) MetaFrame
10 7 (4.67%) XenServer
11 6 (4.00%) KVM
12 3 (2.00%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.00%) LiteSpeed
13 2 (1.33%) Squid
13 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) SCCM
2 19 (12.67%) SCOM
3 13 (8.67%) Backup Exec
4 10 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.33%) OpenNMS
6 6 (4.00%) Puppet
6 6 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.00%) Nagios
8 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.33%) WSUS
10 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (74.67%) VMware
2 77 (51.33%) Microsoft
3 72 (48.00%) Citrix
4 37 (24.67%) Cisco
5 31 (20.67%) NetApp
6 29 (19.33%) HP
6 29 (19.33%) EMC
7 28 (18.67%) Symantec
8 17 (11.33%) Red Hat
9 15 (10.00%) Dell
10 14 (9.33%) McAfee
11 13 (8.67%) Oracle
11 13 (8.67%) Brocade
12 10 (6.67%) Sophos
12 10 (6.67%) IBM
13 8 (5.33%) AppSense
13 8 (5.33%) Veeam
13 8 (5.33%) Acronis
14 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
14 7 (4.67%) Juniper
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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