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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing SAN 37 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.17% 2.21% 4.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.58% 16.09% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 28
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
107 87 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.83% 13.72% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 93
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +31 33 £50,000 +9.28% 3
Wirral -7 2 £39,000 -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 47 (55.95%) NetApp
2 46 (54.76%) EMC
3 40 (47.62%) ITIL
3 40 (47.62%) HP
4 34 (40.48%) NAS
5 33 (39.29%) VMware
6 32 (38.10%) SLA
7 28 (33.33%) Cisco
7 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (32.14%) Firmware
9 26 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (28.57%) CLARiiON
10 24 (28.57%) Degree
11 23 (27.38%) VMware ESX
11 23 (27.38%) Symmetrix DMX
12 22 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
13 21 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (25.00%) EMC Centera
14 20 (23.81%) Asset Management
14 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
14 20 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (23.81%) vCloud
15 19 (22.62%) VMFS
15 19 (22.62%) VMware Server
15 19 (22.62%) Client/Server
16 18 (21.43%) Change Management
16 18 (21.43%) CA
16 18 (21.43%) e-Health
16 18 (21.43%) Capacity Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.76%) Lync
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.48%) NAS
2 7 (8.33%) DMZ
3 5 (5.95%) DHCP
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
4 4 (4.76%) Internet
5 3 (3.57%) LAN
5 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (2.38%) SNMP
6 2 (2.38%) Firewall
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless
7 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) WAN
7 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 20 (23.81%) Storage Specialist
3 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 15 (17.86%) Consultant
4 13 (15.48%) VMware Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) UNIX Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) UNIX Support
9 3 (3.57%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Firmware
2 24 (28.57%) CLARiiON
3 23 (27.38%) Symmetrix DMX
4 21 (25.00%) EMC Centera
5 19 (22.62%) Client/Server
6 18 (21.43%) e-Health
7 16 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 14 (16.67%) Replication
9 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
9 3 (3.57%) Clustering
9 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
10 2 (2.38%) Symmetrix
10 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.19%) Celerra
11 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) HPUX
2 12 (14.29%) UNIX
3 11 (13.10%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) ITIL
2 26 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (23.81%) Asset Management
6 18 (21.43%) Change Management
6 18 (21.43%) Capacity Management
7 11 (13.10%) Problem Management
8 10 (11.90%) Service Management
9 7 (8.33%) Change Control
10 6 (7.14%) Migration
11 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.76%) ITSM
11 4 (4.76%) Wealth Management
12 3 (3.57%) Project Management
13 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.38%) High Availability
13 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.38%) Information Security
13 2 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.57%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.95%) MCTS
4 5 (5.95%) MCITP
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (1.19%) CCA
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.19%) HP AIS
7 1 (1.19%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.19%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.19%) VCDX
7 1 (1.19%) NCDA
7 1 (1.19%) NCIE
7 1 (1.19%) VCAP
7 1 (1.19%) CCEE
7 1 (1.19%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (27.38%) VMware ESX
3 20 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (23.81%) vCloud
4 19 (22.62%) VMFS
4 19 (22.62%) VMware Server
5 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
6 7 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.76%) XenApp
8 3 (3.57%) vSphere
8 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Nagios
2 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) NetApp
2 46 (54.76%) EMC
3 40 (47.62%) HP
4 33 (39.29%) VMware
5 28 (33.33%) Cisco
6 18 (21.43%) CA
7 10 (11.90%) IBM
8 9 (10.71%) Citrix
9 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
10 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.57%) Dell
11 3 (3.57%) Brocade
11 3 (3.57%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.19%) Mitel
12 1 (1.19%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago