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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAN 17 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.42% 3.01% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.87% 23.26% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £63,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.94% -15.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
61 86 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.27% 12.95% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 63 74
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 £37,500 -40.94% 2
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) NetApp
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (28.57%) Mac OS
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) MCSE
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) DNS
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
1 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) HSRP
6 1 (4.76%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 6 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Designer
3 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
3 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCA
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
2 4 (19.05%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) NetApp
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Novell
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago