The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 31 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing SAN 24 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.11% 5.85% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 37.76% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 1
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
54 98 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.49% 15.51% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -8 16 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Birkenhead - 1 £33,000 - 1
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (37.14%) NetApp
4 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
5 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (34.29%) DHCP
5 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 10 (28.57%) Citrix
7 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (25.71%) NAS
8 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 9 (25.71%) LAN
8 9 (25.71%) WAN
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 8 (22.86%) VPN
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) MCSE
9 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.86%) CCNA
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (22.86%) Business Continuity
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (20.00%) Management Information System

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.29%) NetWeaver
5 5 (14.29%) IIS
6 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
2 9 (25.71%) NAS
2 9 (25.71%) LAN
2 9 (25.71%) WAN
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
4 4 (11.43%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) FTP
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.57%) FCoE
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.57%) IPsec
5 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 3 (8.57%) MPLS
5 3 (8.57%) DSL
5 3 (8.57%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.57%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Basis Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) FlexPod
4 3 (8.57%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (8.57%) CLARiiON
4 3 (8.57%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) NetWare
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Business Continuity
4 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Security Patching
7 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) CCNA
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCA
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
5 3 (8.57%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (20.00%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 3 (8.57%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) NetApp
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (17.14%) EMC
7 5 (14.29%) HP
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (8.57%) Meraki
8 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Sun
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Novell
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