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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 102 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing SAN 98 65 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.36% 1.75% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.93% 12.75% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 69
Average salary £34,250 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.03% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,075 £26,750 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
579 510 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 13.70% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 478 420 440
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,800 £55,000
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Stockport - 7 £40,000 - 1
Rochdale - 6 £52,000 -
Salford - 3 £48,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Bolton +6 1 £40,000 +81.81% 3
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 129 (73.30%) Windows
2 125 (71.02%) VMware
3 97 (55.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (52.27%) Active Directory
5 86 (48.86%) Citrix
6 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
7 74 (42.05%) NAS
8 68 (38.64%) Hyper-V
9 60 (34.09%) MS Exchange
10 56 (31.82%) ITIL
11 52 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (29.55%) Cisco
11 52 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (28.98%) vSphere
13 49 (27.84%) XenApp
14 45 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 43 (24.43%) MCSE
16 41 (23.30%) Citrix Certification
17 40 (22.73%) HP
17 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
18 39 (22.16%) CCA
19 37 (21.02%) XenDesktop
20 36 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (20.45%) DNS
20 36 (20.45%) NetApp
21 35 (19.89%) Symantec
22 34 (19.32%) MS Excel
23 33 (18.75%) EMC
24 32 (18.18%) WAN
24 32 (18.18%) IIS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 60 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.18%) IIS
3 24 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (5.11%) WebSphere
8 8 (4.55%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.84%) Apache
11 4 (2.27%) TPMS
11 4 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (1.14%) Lync
14 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.52%) Office 365
2 9 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (42.05%) NAS
2 36 (20.45%) DNS
3 32 (18.18%) WAN
4 29 (16.48%) NetScaler
5 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
6 23 (13.07%) DHCP
7 22 (12.50%) LAN
8 18 (10.23%) Firewall
9 16 (9.09%) iSCSI
10 15 (8.52%) VPN
10 15 (8.52%) Internet
11 8 (4.55%) IPsec
11 8 (4.55%) SMTP
11 8 (4.55%) SNMP
12 7 (3.98%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.41%) VoIP
14 5 (2.84%) VLAN
15 4 (2.27%) FTP
15 4 (2.27%) Network Security
16 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.55%) DB2
6 8 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.84%) MySQL
9 4 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 20 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Marketing
3 3 (1.70%) Back Office
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (11.93%) Citrix Engineer
3 17 (9.66%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Manager
4 15 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (7.95%) Architect
5 14 (7.95%) Analyst
5 14 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.82%) Citrix Support
7 11 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) IT Support
9 9 (5.11%) Consultant
9 9 (5.11%) Server Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Administrator
12 6 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) Web Services
2 8 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (4.55%) Middleware
2 8 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Clustering
2 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.68%) Replication
4 8 (4.55%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.27%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.70%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.70%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) Open Source
9 1 (0.57%) Statistics
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 129 (73.30%) Windows
2 52 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (17.61%) Linux
6 17 (9.66%) Solaris
6 17 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.82%) UNIX
7 12 (6.82%) AIX
8 10 (5.68%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.11%) zOS
10 8 (4.55%) SUSE
10 8 (4.55%) HPUX
10 8 (4.55%) OS/400
10 8 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.84%) Debian
12 4 (2.27%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.14%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.82%) ITIL
2 23 (13.07%) Problem Management
3 21 (11.93%) Business Continuity
4 19 (10.80%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.09%) Coaching
5 16 (9.09%) Change Control
6 15 (8.52%) Change Management
7 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
8 13 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 10 (5.68%) Service Management
10 10 (5.68%) Migration
11 9 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.11%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
14 6 (3.41%) Incident Management
15 5 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.77%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) Perl
2 11 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 52 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (24.43%) MCSE
3 41 (23.30%) Citrix Certification
4 39 (22.16%) CCA
5 32 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (17.05%) CCNA
6 30 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (13.64%) MCITP
8 20 (11.36%) MCSA
9 16 (9.09%) MCP
10 15 (8.52%) Degree
11 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 11 (6.25%) MCTS
13 10 (5.68%) VCAP
14 7 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (2.27%) NCDA
16 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 3 (1.70%) MCPD
17 1 (0.57%) NCIE
17 1 (0.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) SLA
2 8 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (55.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (52.27%) Active Directory
3 68 (38.64%) Hyper-V
4 51 (28.98%) vSphere
5 49 (27.84%) XenApp
6 37 (21.02%) XenDesktop
7 13 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (6.25%) vCloud
8 11 (6.25%) VMware ESX
9 9 (5.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (4.55%) MetaFrame
10 8 (4.55%) KVM
11 7 (3.98%) XenServer
12 4 (2.27%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.70%) LiteSpeed
14 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.57%) Kamailio
15 1 (0.57%) Squid
15 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (13.64%) SCCM
2 19 (10.80%) SCOM
3 14 (7.95%) Backup Exec
4 11 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 8 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.55%) OpenNMS
6 5 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.27%) Nagios
7 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.27%) Puppet
8 3 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.70%) WSUS
8 3 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.14%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.57%) Cacti
10 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (71.02%) VMware
2 86 (48.86%) Citrix
3 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
4 52 (29.55%) Cisco
5 40 (22.73%) HP
6 36 (20.45%) NetApp
7 35 (19.89%) Symantec
8 33 (18.75%) EMC
9 20 (11.36%) Dell
10 18 (10.23%) Red Hat
11 17 (9.66%) Oracle
12 14 (7.95%) McAfee
12 14 (7.95%) IBM
13 13 (7.39%) Brocade
14 10 (5.68%) Sophos
15 9 (5.11%) Juniper
15 9 (5.11%) CheckPoint
16 8 (4.55%) AppSense
16 8 (4.55%) BMC
16 8 (4.55%) CA
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + 6,000 Car All + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Altrincham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago