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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 94 112 141
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +29
Permanent jobs citing SAN 90 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 1.90% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.79% 13.48% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 38
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
506 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 497 503
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Rochdale +6 11 £58,000 +132.00% 1
Stockport +9 5 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Altrincham +7 2 £38,500 - 1
Bolton +8 1 £49,000 +117.77%
Salford - 1 £30,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 159 (83.25%) Windows
2 147 (76.96%) VMware
3 117 (61.26%) Microsoft
4 91 (47.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 85 (44.50%) Cisco
6 78 (40.84%) Active Directory
7 74 (38.74%) SQL Server
8 71 (37.17%) NetApp
9 68 (35.60%) MS Exchange
10 63 (32.98%) Hyper-V
11 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (30.89%) Linux
11 59 (30.89%) Citrix
12 57 (29.84%) HP
13 55 (28.80%) DNS
14 54 (28.27%) ITIL
15 51 (26.70%) Data Centre
16 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 44 (23.04%) EMC
16 44 (23.04%) Firewall
17 43 (22.51%) DHCP
18 41 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2010
19 38 (19.90%) MS Excel
20 35 (18.32%) LAN
20 35 (18.32%) NAS
21 32 (16.75%) WAN
21 32 (16.75%) IBM
21 32 (16.75%) Oracle
21 32 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
21 32 (16.75%) Symantec

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (35.60%) MS Exchange
2 41 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (12.57%) WebLogic
4 24 (12.57%) WebSphere
5 23 (12.04%) IIS
6 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (8.38%) SharePoint
8 12 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.14%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.09%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.05%) Lync
11 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.57%) IBM PureFlex
2 14 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.81%) Office 365
4 8 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.19%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.14%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.57%) IaaS
8 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.80%) DNS
2 44 (23.04%) Firewall
3 43 (22.51%) DHCP
4 35 (18.32%) LAN
4 35 (18.32%) NAS
5 32 (16.75%) WAN
6 28 (14.66%) VPN
7 26 (13.61%) TCP/IP
8 22 (11.52%) Ethernet
9 21 (10.99%) VoIP
10 13 (6.81%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (6.28%) Internet
12 11 (5.76%) VLAN
13 10 (5.24%) IPv4
13 10 (5.24%) Wireless
14 8 (4.19%) iSCSI
15 7 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.66%) BGP
16 6 (3.14%) DMZ
16 6 (3.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.14%) Oracle Database
3 24 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 24 (12.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 24 (12.57%) DB2
3 24 (12.57%) RDBMS
4 23 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.57%) MySQL
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.05%) DTS
10 2 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 16 (8.38%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Retail
3 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (14.66%) Architect
2 25 (13.09%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (12.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 24 (12.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 23 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (6.81%) Administrator
9 12 (6.28%) Server Engineer
10 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (5.24%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.24%) Consultant
12 9 (4.71%) Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Technical Support Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) Middleware
2 24 (12.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 24 (12.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (6.28%) Web Services
4 6 (3.14%) EDI
5 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.52%) RESTful
6 1 (0.52%) .NET
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.70%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.57%) FlexPod
3 14 (7.33%) Clustering
4 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.71%) Replication
6 7 (3.66%) LPAR
7 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.09%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.09%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.52%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 159 (83.25%) Windows
2 59 (30.89%) Linux
2 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (23.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (14.14%) AIX
5 27 (14.14%) Solaris
6 25 (13.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (12.57%) HPUX
7 24 (12.57%) OS/400
7 24 (12.57%) SUSE
7 24 (12.57%) zOS
8 21 (10.99%) UNIX
9 18 (9.42%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.76%) Windows 8
11 10 (5.24%) Android
12 8 (4.19%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.66%) Debian
14 6 (3.14%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) ITIL
2 32 (16.75%) Business Continuity
3 31 (16.23%) Infrastructure Management
3 31 (16.23%) Coaching
4 28 (14.66%) Mentoring
5 24 (12.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 24 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (9.95%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.85%) Change Management
8 14 (7.33%) Project Management
8 14 (7.33%) Service Management
9 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.24%) People Management
10 9 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.71%) Migration
11 8 (4.19%) Information Security
11 8 (4.19%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.66%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.99%) SQL
2 12 (6.28%) VB
3 10 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.71%) VBScript
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (8.90%) MCSE
3 17 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (8.38%) CCNA
5 15 (7.85%) Degree
6 13 (6.81%) MCITP
6 13 (6.81%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (5.76%) CCA
8 10 (5.24%) NCDA
9 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (3.14%) MCSA
9 6 (3.14%) CCNP
9 6 (3.14%) MCPD
9 6 (3.14%) MCTS
10 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.05%) EMC Certification
12 2 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (47.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (40.84%) Active Directory
3 63 (32.98%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.66%) XenDesktop
5 24 (12.57%) KVM
6 22 (11.52%) XenApp
7 18 (9.42%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (8.90%) vSphere
9 15 (7.85%) VMware ESX
10 9 (4.71%) XenServer
11 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.09%) pfSense
13 2 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.05%) vCloud
13 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.05%) Firmware
13 2 (1.05%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (12.57%) Tivoli
2 15 (7.85%) SCCM
3 4 (2.09%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.09%) XenMobile
3 4 (2.09%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.57%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.57%) WSUS
4 3 (1.57%) cPanel
4 3 (1.57%) Plesk
5 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.05%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (1.05%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.05%) MOM
5 2 (1.05%) Nagios
5 2 (1.05%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.52%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.52%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 147 (76.96%) VMware
2 117 (61.26%) Microsoft
3 85 (44.50%) Cisco
4 71 (37.17%) NetApp
5 59 (30.89%) Citrix
6 57 (29.84%) HP
7 44 (23.04%) EMC
8 32 (16.75%) IBM
8 32 (16.75%) Oracle
8 32 (16.75%) Symantec
9 30 (15.71%) CheckPoint
10 28 (14.66%) Brocade
11 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
12 24 (12.57%) Juniper
12 24 (12.57%) BMC
12 24 (12.57%) CA
13 20 (10.47%) Dell
14 10 (5.24%) Hitachi
15 7 (3.66%) Intel
16 5 (2.62%) 3PAR
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