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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAN 57 8 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.92% 1.28% 6.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.57% 8.99% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 47 4 42
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 89 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.00% 14.19% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 71 105
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Liverpool +43 54 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Wirral -8 1 £40,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (57.50%) EMC
1 46 (57.50%) NetApp
2 45 (56.25%) ITIL
3 40 (50.00%) NAS
4 31 (38.75%) VMware
5 30 (37.50%) SLA
5 30 (37.50%) HP
6 28 (35.00%) Cisco
7 26 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (31.25%) CLARiiON
8 25 (31.25%) Degree
9 24 (30.00%) Symmetrix DMX
10 23 (28.75%) Firmware
11 22 (27.50%) EMC Centera
11 22 (27.50%) VMware ESX
12 21 (26.25%) Asset Management
13 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (23.75%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (23.75%) vCloud
14 19 (23.75%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (23.75%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (22.50%) VMFS
15 18 (22.50%) VMware Server
15 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
15 18 (22.50%) Client/Server
16 17 (21.25%) CA
16 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
16 17 (21.25%) e-Health
16 17 (21.25%) Change Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Lync
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) NAS
2 6 (7.50%) DMZ
3 4 (5.00%) DHCP
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) VPN
5 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.25%) Firewall
6 1 (1.25%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
1 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
1 7 (8.75%) Publishing
2 6 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (28.75%) Storage Specialist
3 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 14 (17.50%) Consultant
5 12 (15.00%) VMware Consultant
6 11 (13.75%) Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
8 7 (8.75%) Storage Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Technical Manager
10 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
11 4 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
11 4 (5.00%) Administrator
11 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.75%) Technical Support
13 2 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
13 2 (2.50%) Architect
13 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Consultant
13 2 (2.50%) Technical Support Manager
13 2 (2.50%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
1 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) CLARiiON
2 24 (30.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 23 (28.75%) Firmware
4 22 (27.50%) EMC Centera
5 18 (22.50%) Client/Server
6 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
6 17 (21.25%) e-Health
7 14 (17.50%) Replication
8 3 (3.75%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.75%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.50%) Clustering
9 2 (2.50%) Symmetrix
10 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.25%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) HPUX
4 4 (5.00%) UNIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) ITIL
2 26 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (26.25%) Asset Management
4 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (23.75%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (21.25%) Change Management
6 17 (21.25%) Capacity Management
7 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 15 (18.75%) Service Management
9 8 (10.00%) Change Control
10 6 (7.50%) ITSM
11 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.75%) Migration
12 2 (2.50%) OOD
12 2 (2.50%) SOA
12 2 (2.50%) UML
12 2 (2.50%) OO
12 2 (2.50%) Project Management
12 2 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) MCTS
3 4 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) NCDA
5 1 (1.25%) NCIE
5 1 (1.25%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.25%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.25%) HP MASE
5 1 (1.25%) CCEE
5 1 (1.25%) CCIA
5 1 (1.25%) VCDX
5 1 (1.25%) VCAP
5 1 (1.25%) CCA
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (27.50%) VMware ESX
3 19 (23.75%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (23.75%) vCloud
4 18 (22.50%) VMFS
4 18 (22.50%) VMware Server
5 11 (13.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (8.75%) Terminal Services
7 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.00%) XenApp
9 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.75%) vSphere
10 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP SIM
1 3 (3.75%) Nagios
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) EMC
1 46 (57.50%) NetApp
2 31 (38.75%) VMware
3 30 (37.50%) HP
4 28 (35.00%) Cisco
5 17 (21.25%) CA
6 11 (13.75%) IBM
7 9 (11.25%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.50%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) Dell
10 2 (2.50%) WSO2
11 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.25%) Brocade
11 1 (1.25%) Mitel
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