The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 142 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAN 57 62 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.94% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 12.50% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 72
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £60,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%

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
560 496 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.07% 15.50% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 455 427 511
Median salary £40,000 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

SAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

SAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -12 9 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Stockport +13 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bury - 7 £30,000 -
Salford - 4 £32,464 -
Wigan -6 1 £55,000 +22.22%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 77 (63.11%) VMware
2 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
3 51 (41.80%) Windows
4 46 (37.70%) ITIL
4 46 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
6 39 (31.97%) Firewall
7 37 (30.33%) NetApp
7 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
7 37 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (29.51%) MS Excel
9 35 (28.69%) Cisco
9 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (28.69%) Windows Server
10 34 (27.87%) Linux
11 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (24.59%) SQL
12 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
12 30 (24.59%) Service Management
13 28 (22.95%) DNS
13 28 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
15 25 (20.49%) DHCP
15 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
15 25 (20.49%) IIS
16 24 (19.67%) Solaris
16 24 (19.67%) VPN
17 23 (18.85%) VMware ESX
17 23 (18.85%) NAS
17 23 (18.85%) IaaS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.49%) IIS
3 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.66%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) Zimbra
Applications
1 36 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.30%) MS Office
3 10 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.85%) IaaS
2 22 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (18.03%) PaaS
3 14 (11.48%) Office 365
4 13 (10.66%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (10.66%) Amazon S3
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.97%) Firewall
2 28 (22.95%) DNS
3 25 (20.49%) DHCP
3 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
4 24 (19.67%) VPN
5 23 (18.85%) NAS
6 21 (17.21%) LAN
7 16 (13.11%) IPsec
8 13 (10.66%) Internet
8 13 (10.66%) WAN
9 10 (8.20%) DDNS
10 8 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.74%) Network Security
11 7 (5.74%) VLAN
11 7 (5.74%) Wireless
12 6 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (4.92%) IP Telephony
12 6 (4.92%) SSL
12 6 (4.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.66%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) DTS
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Administrator
3 15 (12.30%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (11.48%) DBA
4 14 (11.48%) SQL DBA
5 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.66%) Senior DBA
5 13 (10.66%) Senior SQL DBA
6 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 11 (9.02%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Server Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Server Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Technical Manager
10 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.66%) Clustering
3 11 (9.02%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (8.20%) NHS
4 10 (8.20%) RSA SecurID
4 10 (8.20%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.92%) iPad
5 6 (4.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.82%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) IPTV
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.80%) Windows
2 46 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (27.87%) Linux
5 24 (19.67%) Solaris
6 22 (18.03%) OpenVMS
7 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (9.84%) Unix
9 6 (4.92%) CentOS
10 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.28%) Debian
11 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.82%) HPUX
14 1 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) ITIL
2 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.59%) Service Management
4 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
5 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.11%) High Availability
7 15 (12.30%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (12.30%) DevOps
7 15 (12.30%) ITSM
8 14 (11.48%) Programme Management
9 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.66%) Data Architecture
9 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (10.66%) Scrum
9 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.92%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.10%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) SQL
2 21 (17.21%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.20%) VB
3 10 (8.20%) VBScript
4 5 (4.10%) Perl
4 5 (4.10%) Python
5 4 (3.28%) PHP
5 4 (3.28%) Ruby
5 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.82%) AWK
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.82%) Korn
6 1 (0.82%) sed
6 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.21%) MCSE
3 18 (14.75%) Degree
4 16 (13.11%) MCSA
5 15 (12.30%) MCITP
6 12 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.20%) CCNP
8 9 (7.38%) CCNA
9 6 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.28%) MCP
11 3 (2.46%) MCTS
12 2 (1.64%) CCIE
12 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (43.44%) Active Directory
2 37 (30.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.85%) VMware ESX
4 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.66%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.20%) vSphere
7 8 (6.56%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (5.74%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (4.10%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (4.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) SCOM
2 10 (8.20%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (5.74%) WSUS
4 6 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.10%) Cacti
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.10%) Puppet
5 5 (4.10%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.28%) SCCM
7 2 (1.64%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.82%) Ansible
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.82%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.82%) Nagios
8 1 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (63.11%) VMware
2 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.33%) NetApp
4 35 (28.69%) Cisco
5 21 (17.21%) HP
6 16 (13.11%) Citrix
7 12 (9.84%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.74%) Avaya
8 7 (5.74%) Dell
8 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.92%) EMC
9 6 (4.92%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.92%) IronPort
9 6 (4.92%) Polycom
9 6 (4.92%) Siemens
10 5 (4.10%) Apple
10 5 (4.10%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (4.10%) EqualLogic
10 5 (4.10%) Symantec
10 5 (4.10%) Veeam
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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