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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 44 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 31 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.57% 4.48% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.66% 23.91% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 5
Median salary £47,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £51,000 £49,140
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 92 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.29% 18.74% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 50
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,920 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 December 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 7 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
Liverpool -7 30 £51,000 +27.50%
St Helens -7 1 £35,000 -15.15%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAN.

1 39 (76.47%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 31 (60.78%) ITIL
4 28 (54.90%) PaaS
4 28 (54.90%) IaaS
4 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
5 24 (47.06%) Data Centre
5 24 (47.06%) PRINCE2
6 23 (45.10%) VMware
6 23 (45.10%) Banking
7 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (41.18%) Oracle
8 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 21 (41.18%) IIS
9 20 (39.22%) Citrix
9 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (37.25%) ITIL V3
10 19 (37.25%) TOGAF
11 18 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 15 (29.41%) MCSE
13 15 (29.41%) DevOps
14 14 (27.45%) Line Management
14 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
14 14 (27.45%) Mobile Device Management
14 14 (27.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
14 14 (27.45%) AirWatch

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 21 (41.18%) IIS
2 14 (27.45%) Apache
2 14 (27.45%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (27.45%) JBoss
2 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 28 (54.90%) IaaS
1 28 (54.90%) PaaS
2 14 (27.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (27.45%) SaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DHCP
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
1 14 (27.45%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
2 2 (3.92%) Skype
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
General
1 23 (45.10%) Banking
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Architect
1 16 (31.37%) Infrastructure Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Database Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Database Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 18 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (27.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
4 8 (15.69%) NHS
5 5 (9.80%) Wiki
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.96%) Clustering
9 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (76.47%) Linux
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
4 21 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (27.45%) OpenVMS
5 14 (27.45%) Solaris
6 12 (23.53%) Unix
7 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (13.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) ITIL
2 24 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 19 (37.25%) ITIL V3
3 19 (37.25%) TOGAF
4 15 (29.41%) DevOps
5 14 (27.45%) Identity Management
5 14 (27.45%) Line Management
5 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
5 14 (27.45%) Mentoring
5 14 (27.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 14 (27.45%) Wealth Management
6 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
7 10 (19.61%) ITSM
7 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
7 10 (19.61%) Service Management
8 6 (11.76%) Server Hardening
9 5 (9.80%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (29.41%) MCSE
3 14 (27.45%) CCNA
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (27.45%) Degree
3 14 (27.45%) EMC Certification
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) XenApp
5 5 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) AirWatch
2 10 (19.61%) SCOM
3 8 (15.69%) SCCM
4 7 (13.73%) Nagios
5 6 (11.76%) SCOrch
6 5 (9.80%) EdgeSight
7 4 (7.84%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (5.88%) SCVMM
9 2 (3.92%) OpenView
9 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (3.92%) Puppet
9 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
9 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 21 (41.18%) Oracle
4 20 (39.22%) Citrix
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco
5 14 (27.45%) EMC
5 14 (27.45%) IBM
5 14 (27.45%) NetApp
5 14 (27.45%) Software AG
6 10 (19.61%) HP
6 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.92%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com