The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 20 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.99% 0.41% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.99% 2.53% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 26
Average salary £63,500 £75,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +76.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £75,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.00% 16.19% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SAN
North West

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SAN
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAN across the Merseyside region.

SAN Salary Trend in Merseyside

SAN
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAN across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Liverpool - 20 £63,500 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) EMC
2 20 (55.56%) ITIL
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) NAS
5 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (38.89%) NetApp
5 14 (38.89%) VMware
6 12 (33.33%) Firewall
6 12 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (25.00%) Firmware
8 9 (25.00%) CLARiiON
8 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (25.00%) VPN
9 8 (22.22%) WAN
9 8 (22.22%) Solaris
9 8 (22.22%) EMC Centera
9 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 8 (22.22%) VLAN
9 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
9 8 (22.22%) Symmetrix DMX
9 8 (22.22%) vSphere
10 7 (19.44%) Replication
10 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
10 7 (19.44%) Problem Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) NAS
2 12 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 8 (22.22%) VLAN
4 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
3 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Firmware
1 9 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.22%) Symmetrix DMX
2 8 (22.22%) EMC Centera
3 7 (19.44%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.22%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (19.44%) Service Management
3 7 (19.44%) Asset Management
3 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) UML
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.33%) MCTS
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) CCA
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.33%) NCDA
3 3 (8.33%) NCIE
3 3 (8.33%) CCEE
3 3 (8.33%) CCIA
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCEA
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) VCAP
5 1 (2.78%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.78%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.78%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) EMC
3 14 (38.89%) NetApp
3 14 (38.89%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) WSO2
10 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.78%) Facebook
10 1 (2.78%) Twitter
10 1 (2.78%) Dell
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