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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAN 106 70 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 1.84% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.21% 13.62% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 84
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £72,500 £51,750
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
616 514 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.65% 13.51% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 417 501
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Stockport -1 11 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cheadle +17 7 £39,000 -1.26% 2
Rochdale - 4 £52,000 -
Wigan - 3 £37,500 -
Salford - 2 £48,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Bolton +5 1 £40,000 +81.81% 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 138 (73.02%) Windows
2 131 (69.31%) VMware
3 100 (52.91%) Microsoft
4 98 (51.85%) Active Directory
4 98 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 91 (48.15%) Citrix
6 87 (46.03%) Hyper-V
7 77 (40.74%) NAS
8 66 (34.92%) MS Exchange
9 61 (32.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 56 (29.63%) XenApp
11 53 (28.04%) MCSE
12 52 (27.51%) ITIL
12 52 (27.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (26.98%) MS Excel
13 51 (26.98%) Cisco
14 47 (24.87%) Citrix Certification
14 47 (24.87%) HP
15 45 (23.81%) vSphere
16 44 (23.28%) CCA
16 44 (23.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 42 (22.22%) DNS
17 42 (22.22%) XenDesktop
18 41 (21.69%) Symantec
19 40 (21.16%) NetApp
20 39 (20.63%) Linux
21 38 (20.11%) WAN
21 38 (20.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (19.58%) SQL Server
23 35 (18.52%) NetScaler

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 66 (34.92%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.87%) IIS
3 23 (12.17%) SharePoint
4 22 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.82%) WebSphere
7 11 (5.82%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.17%) Apache
8 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.12%) TPMS
9 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.06%) Lync
11 2 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 51 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) Office 365
2 9 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.12%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (40.74%) NAS
2 42 (22.22%) DNS
3 38 (20.11%) WAN
4 35 (18.52%) NetScaler
5 32 (16.93%) TCP/IP
6 31 (16.40%) Firewall
7 28 (14.81%) DHCP
8 26 (13.76%) LAN
9 17 (8.99%) VPN
10 14 (7.41%) iSCSI
11 11 (5.82%) Internet
12 10 (5.29%) Unified Communications
13 9 (4.76%) SMTP
14 8 (4.23%) VoIP
15 6 (3.17%) Ethernet
15 6 (3.17%) SNMP
15 6 (3.17%) IPsec
16 5 (2.65%) VLAN
17 4 (2.12%) Network Security
17 4 (2.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 11 (5.82%) DB2
4 11 (5.82%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.17%) MySQL
6 6 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (10.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.59%) Back Office
3 3 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.06%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) German Language
5 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (11.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (11.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Architect
4 17 (8.99%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (8.99%) Server Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
6 15 (7.94%) Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.35%) Citrix Support
9 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.29%) Consultant
10 10 (5.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.76%) IT Support
11 9 (4.76%) Administrator
12 8 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.23%) Storage Engineer
13 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.41%) Web Services
2 11 (5.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (5.82%) Middleware
3 9 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Clustering
2 13 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.82%) FlexPod
4 8 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.70%) Replication
6 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.59%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.59%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.59%) iPad
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Open Source
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 138 (73.02%) Windows
2 52 (27.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (23.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (20.63%) Linux
5 38 (20.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (11.11%) Solaris
7 19 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.99%) UNIX
9 15 (7.94%) AIX
10 14 (7.41%) Windows 7
11 13 (6.88%) Windows 8
11 13 (6.88%) HPUX
12 11 (5.82%) OS/400
12 11 (5.82%) zOS
12 11 (5.82%) SUSE
13 7 (3.70%) Windows XP
14 6 (3.17%) Debian
15 3 (1.59%) Android
16 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) ITIL
2 21 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 20 (10.58%) Business Continuity
4 18 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 17 (8.99%) Infrastructure Management
6 16 (8.47%) Coaching
7 13 (6.88%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.35%) Change Control
8 12 (6.35%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.82%) Migration
9 11 (5.82%) Change Management
10 9 (4.76%) Service Management
10 9 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.17%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.17%) Data Protection
13 5 (2.65%) Incident Management
13 5 (2.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.64%) SQL
2 14 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.88%) Perl
4 9 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (32.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (28.04%) MCSE
3 47 (24.87%) Citrix Certification
4 44 (23.28%) CCA
5 34 (17.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (15.87%) CCNA
7 29 (15.34%) MCITP
8 24 (12.70%) MCSA
9 15 (7.94%) MCP
10 14 (7.41%) Degree
11 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 11 (5.82%) MCTS
13 10 (5.29%) VCAP
14 6 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (2.12%) NCDA
16 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 3 (1.59%) MCPD
17 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
17 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) SLA
2 8 (4.23%) QA
3 4 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (51.85%) Active Directory
1 98 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (46.03%) Hyper-V
3 56 (29.63%) XenApp
4 45 (23.81%) vSphere
5 42 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.88%) XenServer
7 12 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.82%) KVM
9 9 (4.76%) Terminal Services
9 9 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 9 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (4.23%) MetaFrame
10 8 (4.23%) vCloud
11 3 (1.59%) Kamailio
11 3 (1.59%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (10.05%) SCCM
2 18 (9.52%) SCOM
2 18 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 12 (6.35%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.17%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.17%) OpenNMS
5 6 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.59%) Nagios
6 3 (1.59%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.06%) Puppet
7 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.06%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 131 (69.31%) VMware
2 100 (52.91%) Microsoft
3 91 (48.15%) Citrix
4 51 (26.98%) Cisco
5 47 (24.87%) HP
6 41 (21.69%) Symantec
7 40 (21.16%) NetApp
8 30 (15.87%) EMC
9 20 (10.58%) Dell
9 20 (10.58%) Oracle
9 20 (10.58%) CheckPoint
10 19 (10.05%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.47%) IBM
12 14 (7.41%) McAfee
13 13 (6.88%) Brocade
14 12 (6.35%) Juniper
15 11 (5.82%) BMC
15 11 (5.82%) CA
16 10 (5.29%) 3PAR
16 10 (5.29%) Sophos
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
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