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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 86 123 144
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +21
Permanent jobs citing SAN 85 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.63% 1.66% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.87% 11.47% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,600 £56,600
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
504 558 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.58% 14.50% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 413 446 500
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 3 £42,500 +88.88%
Rochdale -1 3 £54,000 +66.15% 2
Oldham - 3 £30,000 -
Salford - 2 £33,000 -
Stockport +6 1 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Wigan +4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 153 (85.96%) Windows
2 141 (79.21%) VMware
3 119 (66.85%) Microsoft
4 85 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (46.63%) NetApp
6 82 (46.07%) Cisco
7 80 (44.94%) Active Directory
8 72 (40.45%) MS Exchange
9 68 (38.20%) SQL Server
9 68 (38.20%) HP
10 67 (37.64%) Hyper-V
11 55 (30.90%) Citrix
12 54 (30.34%) Linux
12 54 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (28.65%) ITIL
13 51 (28.65%) Firewall
14 50 (28.09%) Data Centre
15 49 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 49 (27.53%) MS Excel
16 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 44 (24.72%) DNS
18 40 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (21.91%) XenDesktop
20 37 (20.79%) DHCP
20 37 (20.79%) LAN
21 36 (20.22%) VPN
22 33 (18.54%) EMC
22 33 (18.54%) Business Continuity
22 33 (18.54%) Coaching
23 32 (17.98%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 72 (40.45%) MS Exchange
2 49 (27.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (15.17%) IIS
4 26 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (12.36%) WebLogic
5 22 (12.36%) WebSphere
6 19 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (7.87%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.12%) Lync
12 1 (0.56%) Apache
12 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 49 (27.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.62%) Office 365
2 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.65%) Firewall
2 44 (24.72%) DNS
3 37 (20.79%) DHCP
3 37 (20.79%) LAN
4 36 (20.22%) VPN
5 31 (17.42%) NAS
6 29 (16.29%) WAN
7 21 (11.80%) VoIP
8 17 (9.55%) Ethernet
8 17 (9.55%) TCP/IP
9 16 (8.99%) Wireless
10 13 (7.30%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (6.74%) IPv4
12 11 (6.18%) iSCSI
13 9 (5.06%) VLAN
14 7 (3.93%) BGP
14 7 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.81%) FTP
15 5 (2.81%) WLAN
15 5 (2.81%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (38.20%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle Database
3 22 (12.36%) DB2
3 22 (12.36%) RDBMS
3 22 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 22 (12.36%) Oracle Exadata
4 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.25%) MySQL
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.12%) Big Data
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.12%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) ERwin
General
1 10 (5.62%) Finance
1 10 (5.62%) Retail
2 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.81%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (19.66%) Support Engineer
2 29 (16.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (15.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (14.61%) Architect
5 23 (12.92%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (12.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (12.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 20 (11.24%) Technical Support
8 17 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (8.99%) Technical Support Engineer
9 16 (8.99%) Technical Engineer
10 15 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.30%) Administrator
11 13 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (6.74%) Consultant
12 12 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (6.18%) Server Engineer
14 8 (4.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
14 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Specialist
14 8 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.36%) Middleware
1 22 (12.36%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (12.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (2.81%) Web Services
3 4 (2.25%) EDI
4 3 (1.69%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.12%) .NET
6 1 (0.56%) J2EE
6 1 (0.56%) COM
6 1 (0.56%) SOAP
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (28.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.36%) FlexPod
3 18 (10.11%) Clustering
4 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.06%) Replication
6 5 (2.81%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.81%) LPAR
6 5 (2.81%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.25%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 153 (85.96%) Windows
2 54 (30.34%) Linux
2 54 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (14.04%) Windows 8
6 23 (12.92%) Windows 7
6 23 (12.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (12.92%) AIX
7 22 (12.36%) HPUX
7 22 (12.36%) Solaris
7 22 (12.36%) OS/400
7 22 (12.36%) zOS
7 22 (12.36%) SUSE
8 17 (9.55%) Windows XP
9 13 (7.30%) UNIX
10 11 (6.18%) Android
11 8 (4.49%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.81%) CentOS
13 4 (2.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.65%) ITIL
2 33 (18.54%) Business Continuity
2 33 (18.54%) Coaching
3 27 (15.17%) Mentoring
3 27 (15.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 22 (12.36%) Converged Infrastructure
5 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (9.55%) Service Management
7 16 (8.99%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.74%) Change Management
9 10 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.06%) Migration
11 7 (3.93%) Project Management
11 7 (3.93%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.93%) Information Security
11 7 (3.93%) Patch Management
12 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.37%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) SQL
2 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.62%) VB
4 7 (3.93%) VBScript
5 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.56%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (7.87%) CCNA
3 14 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (7.87%) MCSE
4 13 (7.30%) CCA
4 13 (7.30%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (7.30%) NCDA
5 12 (6.74%) Degree
6 11 (6.18%) MCITP
7 8 (4.49%) MCTS
8 6 (3.37%) CCNP
9 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.81%) MCPD
9 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (2.25%) MCSA
11 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.12%) MCP
13 1 (0.56%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (44.94%) Active Directory
3 67 (37.64%) Hyper-V
4 39 (21.91%) XenDesktop
5 25 (14.04%) XenApp
5 25 (14.04%) vSphere
6 22 (12.36%) KVM
7 13 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.06%) XenServer
9 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.12%) Firmware
11 2 (1.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.56%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (12.36%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.30%) SCCM
3 5 (2.81%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.81%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.69%) Nagios
4 3 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.12%) SCOM
5 2 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.12%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 141 (79.21%) VMware
2 119 (66.85%) Microsoft
3 83 (46.63%) NetApp
4 82 (46.07%) Cisco
5 68 (38.20%) HP
6 55 (30.90%) Citrix
7 33 (18.54%) EMC
8 32 (17.98%) Symantec
9 29 (16.29%) CheckPoint
9 29 (16.29%) IBM
10 28 (15.73%) Oracle
11 27 (15.17%) Brocade
12 25 (14.04%) Red Hat
13 22 (12.36%) Juniper
13 22 (12.36%) BMC
13 22 (12.36%) CA
14 17 (9.55%) Dell
15 10 (5.62%) Meraki
15 10 (5.62%) Wyse
16 7 (3.93%) Hitachi
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Clayton Group
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £67,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum +Extensive Benefis Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago