The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.79% 3.28% 5.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 25.45% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 28
Median salary £51,000 £23,168 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+120.13% -53.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £21,700 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
175 55 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.70% 12.88% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 119 33 90
Median salary £44,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £55,750 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

SAN Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SAN
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Liverpool -16 18 £51,000 +120.13%
St Helens - 1 £35,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAN.

1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (73.68%) ITIL
4 26 (68.42%) Data Centre
5 25 (65.79%) Citrix
5 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (63.16%) Banking
6 24 (63.16%) TOGAF
6 24 (63.16%) IIS
6 24 (63.16%) ITIL V3
7 21 (55.26%) PaaS
7 21 (55.26%) IaaS
8 20 (52.63%) VMware
9 18 (47.37%) Linux
9 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
9 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
11 14 (36.84%) HP
11 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
11 14 (36.84%) SQL
11 14 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (34.21%) XenApp
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
12 13 (34.21%) MCSE
12 13 (34.21%) Project Management
13 12 (31.58%) Nagios
13 12 (31.58%) Middleware
13 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 24 (63.16%) IIS
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
2 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (31.58%) Confluence
2 12 (31.58%) JBoss
2 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) IaaS
1 21 (55.26%) PaaS
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (31.58%) SaaS
4 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DHCP
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
1 12 (31.58%) VPN
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) JIRA
General
1 24 (63.16%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Architect
1 12 (31.58%) Cloud Architect
1 12 (31.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Technical Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Support
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (31.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (31.58%) Public Cloud
3 12 (31.58%) Wiki
4 6 (15.79%) NHS
5 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (5.26%) Clustering
7 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.79%) OpenVMS
5 6 (15.79%) Solaris
6 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) ITIL
2 24 (63.16%) ITIL V3
2 24 (63.16%) TOGAF
3 14 (36.84%) PRINCE2
4 13 (34.21%) Project Management
5 12 (31.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 12 (31.58%) DevOps
5 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (31.58%) Identity Management
5 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
5 12 (31.58%) Line Management
5 12 (31.58%) Load Balancing
5 12 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 12 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (31.58%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) MCSE
3 12 (31.58%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 12 (31.58%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) XenApp
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.53%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) AirWatch
1 12 (31.58%) EdgeSight
1 12 (31.58%) Nagios
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
1 12 (31.58%) SCOM
1 12 (31.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 25 (65.79%) Citrix
3 20 (52.63%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) HP
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco
5 12 (31.58%) EMC
5 12 (31.58%) IBM
5 12 (31.58%) Oracle
5 12 (31.58%) Software AG
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com