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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 100 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing SAN 92 76 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 2.02% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.26% 15.05% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 74 60 77
Average salary £37,250 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,750 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
603 505 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.77% 13.40% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 477 428 529
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Cheadle +12 5 £39,000 -
Bolton +2 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Stockport +2 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Rochdale -2 4 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Salford - 2 £42,500 -
Wigan - 1 £55,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 163 (80.69%) Windows
2 153 (75.74%) VMware
3 133 (65.84%) Microsoft
4 99 (49.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
6 89 (44.06%) Hyper-V
7 86 (42.57%) MS Exchange
8 81 (40.10%) HP
9 79 (39.11%) Cisco
10 77 (38.12%) NetApp
11 72 (35.64%) Citrix
12 71 (35.15%) MS Excel
13 67 (33.17%) Linux
14 58 (28.71%) Firewall
15 56 (27.72%) DNS
15 56 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
17 53 (26.24%) ITIL
17 53 (26.24%) NAS
18 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
20 46 (22.77%) Symantec
21 44 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
22 41 (20.30%) XenDesktop
23 40 (19.80%) MCSE
23 40 (19.80%) DHCP
24 39 (19.31%) vSphere
25 38 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
25 38 (18.81%) CheckPoint
26 36 (17.82%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 86 (42.57%) MS Exchange
2 38 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (15.84%) IIS
4 24 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (10.89%) WebLogic
6 22 (10.89%) WebSphere
7 16 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (7.92%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.48%) Apache
10 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.50%) TPMS
Applications
1 71 (35.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Office 365
2 6 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.71%) Firewall
2 56 (27.72%) DNS
3 53 (26.24%) NAS
4 40 (19.80%) DHCP
5 36 (17.82%) WAN
6 34 (16.83%) LAN
6 34 (16.83%) TCP/IP
7 29 (14.36%) VPN
8 23 (11.39%) VoIP
9 17 (8.42%) NetScaler
10 16 (7.92%) Ethernet
11 14 (6.93%) iSCSI
12 12 (5.94%) Wireless
13 8 (3.96%) Unified Communications
13 8 (3.96%) VLAN
13 8 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (3.47%) Internet
14 7 (3.47%) SMTP
14 7 (3.47%) IPv4
15 6 (2.97%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle Database
3 22 (10.89%) RDBMS
3 22 (10.89%) DB2
3 22 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.89%) Oracle Exadata
4 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.97%) MySQL
7 4 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (9.41%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.48%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 40 (19.80%) Support Engineer
3 36 (17.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (13.37%) Architect
4 27 (13.37%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (11.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (10.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (10.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 19 (9.41%) Server Engineer
7 19 (9.41%) Consultant
8 16 (7.92%) Technical Support
9 14 (6.93%) Server Support
9 14 (6.93%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (6.44%) Technical Support Engineer
11 11 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
11 11 (5.45%) Administrator
11 11 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (10.89%) Middleware
2 14 (6.93%) Web Services
3 8 (3.96%) .NET
4 3 (1.49%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Clustering
2 22 (10.89%) FlexPod
3 18 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.47%) Replication
5 4 (1.98%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.98%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.98%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.49%) iPad
6 3 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 163 (80.69%) Windows
2 67 (33.17%) Linux
3 56 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (23.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (17.33%) Windows 8
7 30 (14.85%) Windows 7
8 24 (11.88%) AIX
8 24 (11.88%) HPUX
8 24 (11.88%) Solaris
9 22 (10.89%) OS/400
9 22 (10.89%) zOS
9 22 (10.89%) SUSE
9 22 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (7.92%) Windows XP
11 14 (6.93%) UNIX
12 9 (4.46%) Android
13 7 (3.47%) Debian
14 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.24%) ITIL
2 35 (17.33%) Coaching
3 33 (16.34%) Business Continuity
4 28 (13.86%) Mentoring
5 26 (12.87%) Infrastructure Management
6 17 (8.42%) Migration
7 14 (6.93%) Service Management
8 13 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (4.46%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.47%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.47%) Information Security
12 6 (2.97%) Change Management
12 6 (2.97%) Data Protection
13 4 (1.98%) High Availability
13 4 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (1.98%) PRINCE2
13 4 (1.98%) Service Delivery
13 4 (1.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.38%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.41%) SQL
3 11 (5.45%) Perl
4 7 (3.47%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.48%) VB
6 4 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (19.80%) MCSE
3 27 (13.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (12.38%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (10.89%) CCA
6 18 (8.91%) CCNA
6 18 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (8.42%) MCITP
8 16 (7.92%) MCSA
9 11 (5.45%) VCP4
10 10 (4.95%) NCDA
10 10 (4.95%) Degree
11 9 (4.46%) MCTS
11 9 (4.46%) MCP
12 5 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.48%) CCNP
13 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (1.98%) MCPD
14 2 (0.99%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
1 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (49.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
3 89 (44.06%) Hyper-V
4 41 (20.30%) XenDesktop
5 39 (19.31%) vSphere
6 35 (17.33%) XenApp
7 22 (10.89%) KVM
8 13 (6.44%) XenServer
9 10 (4.95%) Terminal Services
10 9 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.97%) vCloud
11 6 (2.97%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.49%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (10.89%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.93%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.95%) SCOM
4 9 (4.46%) SCCM
5 8 (3.96%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (3.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (2.97%) Nagios
8 5 (2.48%) XenMobile
9 4 (1.98%) OpenNMS
9 4 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.99%) WSUS
12 1 (0.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 153 (75.74%) VMware
2 133 (65.84%) Microsoft
3 81 (40.10%) HP
4 79 (39.11%) Cisco
5 77 (38.12%) NetApp
6 72 (35.64%) Citrix
7 46 (22.77%) Symantec
8 38 (18.81%) CheckPoint
9 34 (16.83%) EMC
10 29 (14.36%) Oracle
11 28 (13.86%) IBM
12 26 (12.87%) Brocade
13 24 (11.88%) Red Hat
14 23 (11.39%) Dell
15 22 (10.89%) Juniper
15 22 (10.89%) BMC
15 22 (10.89%) CA
16 19 (9.41%) Wyse
17 15 (7.43%) 3PAR
18 10 (4.95%) Meraki
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