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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 134 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 66 66 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.84% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 12.48% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 40 91
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
607 529 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.93% 14.78% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 530 415 539
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale -9 16 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Salford - 5 £33,328 -
Stockport +5 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Oldham -3 1 £34,000 +28.30%
Wigan -8 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Bury - 1 £30,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 71 (53.38%) VMware
2 55 (41.35%) Windows
3 50 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (36.84%) ITIL
5 47 (35.34%) Cisco
5 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
6 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
6 46 (34.59%) Firewall
7 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
8 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (26.32%) Linux
9 35 (26.32%) NetApp
9 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
10 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
10 33 (24.81%) SQL
11 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (23.31%) Service Management
13 30 (22.56%) LAN
13 30 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (22.56%) VPN
13 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
13 30 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (21.80%) DNS
14 29 (21.80%) MS Excel
15 25 (18.80%) MCSE
15 25 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (18.80%) IaaS
16 24 (18.05%) NAS
16 24 (18.05%) Solaris

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 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.53%) IIS
3 16 (12.03%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.75%) Zimbra
Applications
1 29 (21.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.53%) MS Office
3 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (18.80%) IaaS
2 22 (16.54%) PaaS
3 17 (12.78%) Office 365
4 16 (12.03%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (12.03%) Amazon S3
5 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.59%) Firewall
2 30 (22.56%) LAN
2 30 (22.56%) VPN
3 29 (21.80%) DNS
4 24 (18.05%) NAS
5 22 (16.54%) DHCP
5 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
6 20 (15.04%) IPsec
7 18 (13.53%) Internet
7 18 (13.53%) WAN
8 14 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (9.02%) IP Telephony
11 11 (8.27%) Network Security
11 11 (8.27%) Wireless
12 10 (7.52%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (7.52%) DDNS
12 10 (7.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (7.52%) OpenScape
12 10 (7.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.03%) Amazon Redshift
3 16 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (12.03%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.02%) DTS
5 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.26%) Retail
2 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Administrator
2 24 (18.05%) DBA
2 24 (18.05%) SQL DBA
3 17 (12.78%) Analyst
3 17 (12.78%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (12.03%) Senior DBA
4 16 (12.03%) Senior SQL DBA
5 12 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Server Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Technical Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.03%) Clustering
3 14 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (8.27%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (7.52%) NHS
5 10 (7.52%) Replication
5 10 (7.52%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.26%) Symmetrix
8 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) IPTV
9 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.35%) Windows
2 50 (37.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (26.32%) Linux
3 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (24.81%) Windows Server
5 24 (18.05%) Solaris
6 23 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (16.54%) OpenVMS
8 11 (8.27%) Unix
9 7 (5.26%) CentOS
10 6 (4.51%) Debian
10 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.76%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.75%) AIX
15 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) ITIL
2 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.31%) Service Management
4 22 (16.54%) High Availability
5 20 (15.04%) Customer Engagement
6 19 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 19 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 18 (13.53%) DevOps
8 16 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (12.03%) Data Architecture
8 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
8 16 (12.03%) Scrum
8 16 (12.03%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (10.53%) ITSM
10 14 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 10 (7.52%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.26%) Change Control
13 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.81%) SQL
2 30 (22.56%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.52%) VB
3 10 (7.52%) VBScript
4 8 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.01%) Perl
5 4 (3.01%) PHP
5 4 (3.01%) Python
5 4 (3.01%) Ruby
5 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (18.80%) MCSE
3 17 (12.78%) Degree
3 17 (12.78%) MCSA
4 14 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.77%) MCITP
6 11 (8.27%) CCNA
7 10 (7.52%) CCNP
8 5 (3.76%) MCP
9 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.26%) MCTS
11 2 (1.50%) CCIE
12 1 (0.75%) MCPD
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.75%) NCDA
12 1 (0.75%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (16.54%) VMware ESX
5 16 (12.03%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (8.27%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (6.77%) vSphere
8 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.01%) XenApp
10 1 (0.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) SCOM
2 10 (7.52%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (6.77%) Cacti
4 7 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.26%) Puppet
5 5 (3.76%) LiteSpeed
5 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (3.76%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.01%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.01%) SCCM
7 3 (2.26%) Nagios
8 2 (1.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.50%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.75%) Ansible
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.75%) Salt
9 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (53.38%) VMware
2 47 (35.34%) Cisco
2 47 (35.34%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.32%) NetApp
4 20 (15.04%) HP
5 11 (8.27%) Citrix
6 10 (7.52%) 3PAR
6 10 (7.52%) EMC
6 10 (7.52%) IronPort
6 10 (7.52%) Polycom
6 10 (7.52%) Siemens
7 9 (6.77%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (6.77%) Dell
7 9 (6.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.02%) Remedy
9 5 (3.76%) Apple
9 5 (3.76%) EqualLogic
10 4 (3.01%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.01%) Symantec
Cheadle
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 26000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package + training
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 and excellent, comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 days ago