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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 161 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAN 40 57 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.73% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 11.66% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 79
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
547 489 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.80% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 421 425 502
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 £25,800 £20,900 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Bury - 9 £30,000 -
Stockport +13 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Rochdale -12 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Wigan - 1 £55,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 69 (64.49%) VMware
2 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
3 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
4 47 (43.93%) Windows
5 40 (37.38%) MS Excel
6 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (32.71%) NetApp
8 34 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (30.84%) Linux
9 33 (30.84%) ITIL
10 32 (29.91%) MS Exchange
10 32 (29.91%) Firewall
11 31 (28.97%) Windows Server
12 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
13 28 (26.17%) SQL
13 28 (26.17%) DNS
13 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (23.36%) Data Centre
15 24 (22.43%) Cisco
15 24 (22.43%) Service Management
16 22 (20.56%) DHCP
16 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
16 22 (20.56%) IIS
16 22 (20.56%) Solaris
17 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (19.63%) IaaS
18 20 (18.69%) OpenVMS
18 20 (18.69%) PaaS
19 19 (17.76%) Hyper-V

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 32 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.56%) IIS
3 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (9.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) DNN
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) Zimbra
Applications
1 40 (37.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Office
3 10 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) IaaS
2 20 (18.69%) PaaS
3 17 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (10.28%) Office 365
5 10 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (9.35%) Amazon S3
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.91%) Firewall
2 28 (26.17%) DNS
3 22 (20.56%) DHCP
3 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.82%) NAS
5 14 (13.08%) VPN
6 13 (12.15%) LAN
7 10 (9.35%) Internet
8 9 (8.41%) VLAN
9 8 (7.48%) IPsec
9 8 (7.48%) WAN
10 5 (4.67%) DDNS
11 4 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.74%) Network Security
12 3 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.80%) OpenScape
12 3 (2.80%) SSL
12 3 (2.80%) Wireless
12 3 (2.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) DTS
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (14.02%) Administrator
4 14 (13.08%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (12.15%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (10.28%) DBA
7 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) SQL DBA
7 11 (10.28%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Senior DBA
8 10 (9.35%) Senior SQL DBA
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) Technical Manager
11 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) POSIX
2 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.93%) REST
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.36%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.21%) Clustering
3 8 (7.48%) NHS
4 7 (6.54%) iPad
5 6 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.67%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (4.67%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (2.80%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (30.84%) Linux
4 31 (28.97%) Windows Server
5 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (20.56%) Solaris
7 20 (18.69%) OpenVMS
8 12 (11.21%) Unix
9 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.54%) CentOS
10 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.74%) Debian
12 3 (2.80%) HPUX
12 3 (2.80%) SUSE
12 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) ITIL
2 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.43%) Service Management
4 18 (16.82%) Data Protection
5 14 (13.08%) ITSM
5 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.15%) Programme Management
7 12 (11.21%) DevOps
8 11 (10.28%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (10.28%) High Availability
9 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.35%) Data Architecture
9 10 (9.35%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.35%) Scrum
9 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.67%) CRM
11 5 (4.67%) Document Management
11 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) SQL
2 18 (16.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.61%) Perl
3 6 (5.61%) VBScript
4 5 (4.67%) Python
4 5 (4.67%) VB
5 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.80%) AWK
6 3 (2.80%) Korn
6 3 (2.80%) PHP
6 3 (2.80%) Ruby
6 3 (2.80%) sed
7 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (13.08%) MCSE
3 13 (12.15%) Degree
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.35%) MCITP
5 9 (8.41%) CCNA
5 9 (8.41%) MCSA
6 8 (7.48%) CCNP
7 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.80%) MCTS
9 2 (1.87%) CCIE
9 2 (1.87%) MCP
9 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (45.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.76%) Hyper-V
3 19 (17.76%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.35%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.41%) Terminal Services
6 7 (6.54%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (6.54%) vSphere
7 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.80%) XenApp
10 1 (0.93%) Docker
10 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) SCOM
2 9 (8.41%) WSUS
3 7 (6.54%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (4.67%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.67%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.80%) Puppet
7 2 (1.87%) Cacti
7 2 (1.87%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.87%) Nagios
7 2 (1.87%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) Ansible
8 1 (0.93%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (64.49%) VMware
2 48 (44.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (32.71%) NetApp
4 24 (22.43%) Cisco
5 16 (14.95%) HP
6 12 (11.21%) Citrix
7 9 (8.41%) Avaya
8 8 (7.48%) EMC
8 8 (7.48%) Intel Security
8 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
9 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.54%) Dell
10 6 (5.61%) Symantec
11 5 (4.67%) EqualLogic
11 5 (4.67%) Veeam
12 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.80%) IronPort
13 3 (2.80%) Polycom
13 3 (2.80%) Siemens
13 3 (2.80%) Sun
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