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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 94 77 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 1.94% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.19% 14.21% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 76 55 73
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,200 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
619 542 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.42% 13.65% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 555
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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
Bolton +5 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Stockport +14 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Rochdale -3 4 £40,000 - 1
Salford - 4 £42,500 -
Cheadle +6 3 £39,000 +69.56%
Oldham - 1 - - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 (81.50%) Windows
2 155 (77.50%) VMware
3 135 (67.50%) Microsoft
4 100 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (46.50%) Active Directory
6 91 (45.50%) Hyper-V
7 88 (44.00%) Cisco
8 87 (43.50%) MS Exchange
9 86 (43.00%) NetApp
10 83 (41.50%) HP
11 72 (36.00%) MS Excel
12 69 (34.50%) Citrix
13 66 (33.00%) Linux
14 62 (31.00%) Firewall
15 58 (29.00%) SQL Server
16 54 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (26.00%) NAS
17 52 (26.00%) ITIL
18 50 (25.00%) DNS
19 49 (24.50%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 45 (22.50%) XenDesktop
22 44 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
23 42 (21.00%) Symantec
23 42 (21.00%) DHCP
24 41 (20.50%) LAN
24 41 (20.50%) WAN
25 40 (20.00%) CheckPoint
25 40 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
26 39 (19.50%) XenApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 87 (43.50%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.00%) IIS
4 24 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (11.50%) WebLogic
5 23 (11.50%) WebSphere
6 19 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (8.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.00%) Apache
10 2 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.50%) Lync
Applications
1 72 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) IaaS
2 4 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (31.00%) Firewall
2 52 (26.00%) NAS
3 50 (25.00%) DNS
4 42 (21.00%) DHCP
5 41 (20.50%) LAN
5 41 (20.50%) WAN
6 31 (15.50%) VPN
7 29 (14.50%) TCP/IP
8 21 (10.50%) VoIP
9 16 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 16 (8.00%) NetScaler
10 14 (7.00%) iSCSI
11 13 (6.50%) Wireless
12 10 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (4.00%) Unified Communications
13 8 (4.00%) IPv4
14 7 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (3.50%) VLAN
15 6 (3.00%) PSTN
15 6 (3.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (29.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database
3 23 (11.50%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.50%) DB2
3 23 (11.50%) RDBMS
3 23 (11.50%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.00%) MySQL
7 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (1.00%) Back Office
4 2 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 38 (19.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 37 (18.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (13.00%) Architect
5 23 (11.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (11.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 20 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 20 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 18 (9.00%) Server Engineer
8 17 (8.50%) Technical Engineer
8 17 (8.50%) Consultant
9 16 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (6.00%) Administrator
12 12 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (6.00%) Server Support
13 10 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
14 9 (4.50%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (11.50%) Middleware
2 13 (6.50%) Web Services
3 5 (2.50%) .NET
4 3 (1.50%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) FlexPod
2 20 (10.00%) Clustering
3 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.50%) Replication
5 4 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.00%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.50%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.00%) Open Source
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.50%) Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 163 (81.50%) Windows
2 66 (33.00%) Linux
3 54 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (18.50%) Windows 8
7 32 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 25 (12.50%) AIX
8 25 (12.50%) HPUX
8 25 (12.50%) Solaris
9 23 (11.50%) SUSE
9 23 (11.50%) OS/400
9 23 (11.50%) zOS
9 23 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (9.00%) Windows XP
11 15 (7.50%) UNIX
12 9 (4.50%) Android
13 7 (3.50%) Debian
14 6 (3.00%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.00%) ITIL
2 37 (18.50%) Coaching
3 35 (17.50%) Business Continuity
4 29 (14.50%) Mentoring
5 27 (13.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 15 (7.50%) Migration
7 14 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (6.50%) Service Management
9 10 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.50%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.50%) Information Security
11 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.00%) Change Management
12 6 (3.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.00%) Data Protection
13 4 (2.00%) High Availability
13 4 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.50%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.00%) SQL
3 7 (3.50%) Perl
3 7 (3.50%) VB
4 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.50%) PHP
6 2 (1.00%) VBScript
7 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (24.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (19.00%) MCSE
3 25 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (11.50%) CCA
6 17 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (8.50%) CCNA
7 14 (7.00%) MCSA
7 14 (7.00%) MCITP
7 14 (7.00%) Degree
8 13 (6.50%) NCDA
9 9 (4.50%) MCTS
10 6 (3.00%) MCP
11 5 (2.50%) CCNP
11 5 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.00%) MCPD
12 2 (1.00%) NCIE
12 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (46.50%) Active Directory
3 91 (45.50%) Hyper-V
4 45 (22.50%) XenDesktop
5 39 (19.50%) XenApp
6 37 (18.50%) vSphere
7 23 (11.50%) KVM
8 14 (7.00%) XenServer
9 11 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.00%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.00%) vCloud
12 3 (1.50%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.50%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.50%) NFS
13 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (11.50%) Tivoli
2 12 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.50%) SCCM
4 7 (3.50%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.00%) XenMobile
5 6 (3.00%) SCOM
6 5 (2.50%) Nagios
7 4 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.50%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.00%) WSUS
9 2 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (1.00%) vMotion
9 2 (1.00%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 155 (77.50%) VMware
2 135 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 88 (44.00%) Cisco
4 86 (43.00%) NetApp
5 83 (41.50%) HP
6 69 (34.50%) Citrix
7 42 (21.00%) Symantec
8 40 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 34 (17.00%) EMC
10 30 (15.00%) Oracle
11 28 (14.00%) IBM
12 27 (13.50%) Brocade
13 25 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 23 (11.50%) Juniper
14 23 (11.50%) BMC
14 23 (11.50%) CA
15 21 (10.50%) Dell
16 20 (10.00%) Wyse
17 17 (8.50%) 3PAR
18 10 (5.00%) Meraki
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