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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.10% 4.97% 7.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.81% 43.10% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 37
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,067 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
101 58 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.81% 11.53% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 41 84
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +1 16 £65,000 +23.80% 2
St Helens - 3 £32,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 31 (83.78%) Citrix
3 28 (75.68%) ITIL
4 27 (72.97%) IIS
4 27 (72.97%) Banking
5 26 (70.27%) Data Centre
5 26 (70.27%) HP
6 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
6 25 (67.57%) XenApp
7 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
7 23 (62.16%) SQL
7 23 (62.16%) Project Management
7 23 (62.16%) Finance
7 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
8 22 (59.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (59.46%) Nagios
8 22 (59.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (59.46%) JIRA
8 22 (59.46%) Wiki
8 22 (59.46%) SCOM
8 22 (59.46%) Converged Infrastructure
8 22 (59.46%) EdgeSight
8 22 (59.46%) SCOrch
8 22 (59.46%) Confluence
8 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Management
9 21 (56.76%) PaaS
9 21 (56.76%) ITIL V3
9 21 (56.76%) IaaS
9 21 (56.76%) TOGAF

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 27 (72.97%) IIS
2 22 (59.46%) Confluence
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) IaaS
1 21 (56.76%) PaaS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) SaaS
4 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (72.97%) Banking
2 23 (62.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 12 (32.43%) Team Leader
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix Team Leader
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Technical Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Data Centre
2 22 (59.46%) Wiki
3 11 (29.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
4 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 23 (62.16%) Project Management
3 22 (59.46%) Converged Infrastructure
3 22 (59.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 21 (56.76%) ITIL V3
4 21 (56.76%) TOGAF
5 10 (27.03%) Line Management
5 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) Identity Management
7 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
8 3 (8.11%) Time Management
9 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) PowerShell
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (43.24%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (16.22%) MCSE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) XenApp
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) EdgeSight
1 22 (59.46%) Nagios
1 22 (59.46%) SCOM
1 22 (59.46%) SCOrch
2 13 (35.14%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Citrix
2 26 (70.27%) HP
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) IBM
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle
5 5 (13.51%) Software AG
6 3 (8.11%) 3PAR