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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 22 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Permanent jobs citing SAN 19 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.33% 8.33% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.30% 43.59% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 7
Average salary £23,834 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £38,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
46 117 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.48% 19.12% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 93 65
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -12 16 £23,834 -52.33% 1
Wirral +11 1 £37,500 -3.84%
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) VMware
3 15 (34.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.82%) NAS
5 13 (29.55%) Citrix
6 12 (27.27%) EMC
6 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (25.00%) Cisco
7 11 (25.00%) NetApp
7 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 10 (22.73%) LAN
8 10 (22.73%) WAN
8 10 (22.73%) Mac OS
8 10 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (22.73%) Change Control
9 9 (20.45%) DHCP
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
9 9 (20.45%) Clustering
10 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 8 (18.18%) VPN
10 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) NetWeaver
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.82%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Project
2 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) NAS
2 10 (22.73%) WAN
2 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 9 (20.45%) DHCP
4 8 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (13.64%) DNS
5 6 (13.64%) VLAN
6 5 (11.36%) VoIP
7 4 (9.09%) HTTP
7 4 (9.09%) Internet
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (6.82%) IPsec
8 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (6.82%) DSL
8 3 (6.82%) FCoE
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.82%) MPLS
8 3 (6.82%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.36%) Publishing
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Linux Support
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Storage Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Basis Manager
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
3 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Replication
4 5 (11.36%) CLARiiON
4 5 (11.36%) EMC Centera
4 5 (11.36%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 3 (6.82%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Mac OS
5 7 (15.91%) UNIX
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (22.73%) Change Control
4 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
5 6 (13.64%) CRM
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
6 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Security Patching
8 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
1 4 (9.09%) LINC
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) Firmware
4 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 4 (9.09%) SRDF
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) Citrix
3 12 (27.27%) EMC
4 11 (25.00%) NetApp
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) HP
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) SAP
8 4 (9.09%) Unisys
9 3 (6.82%) IBM
9 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
9 3 (6.82%) Meraki
10 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.27%) AppSense
10 1 (2.27%) Veeam
10 1 (2.27%) Apple
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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